Irene & Ben

A GREAT CHOICE FOR YOUR HOME - Conscientious with stellar references

Haines, AK, US
11 Reviews

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Reviews (11)


Irene and Ben are perfect house sitters. We were gone for 2 months our dogs were totally happy, so much so that they were sad when Irene and Ben left. They

Caldera, Panama · 19 Nov 2019 - 29 Jan 2020

We were very fortunate to have Irene house sit our home in southern Chile for five weeks. While our location is fairly remote and our home has its rustic

    Pumillahue, Chile · 04 Oct - 13 Nov 2019

    Irene was an absolute star, from organising arrival and handing over, the process was nearly stress free! She was also very understanding when a friend

    Hoedspruit, South Africa · 16 Dec 2018 - 10 Jan 2019
    Jay and Mary

    Irene and Ben are “off gridders” in Alaska. They certainly had a wonderful understanding of our environment. Mary and I appreciated Irene’s and Ben’s help

    River Dorée, Saint Lucia · 24 Oct - 28 Nov 2018

    Irene and Ben were at my home in Crete for a few weeks whilst I was out of the country and the whole visit was perfect. They planned their arrival and

    Heraklion Airport Terminal, Greece · 21 Dec 2017 - 15 Jan 2018

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    Tom & Carolyn

    We are retired schoolteachers with two homes. Irene & Ben came highly recommended as housesitters from our neighbors. And those neighbors were right! If

    House & pet sitting reference · 25 June 2014


    We've been in Alaska for 30 years and live in one of the most beautiful places in the state/country. Our home is off-the-grid on 15 acres (6 hectares) outside of Haines. We have set-up a micro hydroelectric system & solar panels for our

    Why we want to house sit

    We have no debt or constraints. Simply a desire for new experiences. We love the diversity and flexibility that responsible and trustworthy housesitting offers. We delight in the sublime beauty of country landscapes and the works of

    Our experience

    We are a great choice for your peace of mind. Our skills will be an asset in any setting as we have lived in cities & the countryside. We have maturity, flexibility and a love for animals. We follow owners' instructions precisely. We

    Pet care experience

    • Dogs
    • Cats
    • Reptiles
    • Fish
    • Poultry
    • Birds


    July 2020
    August 2020
    • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

    Preferred countries

    • Argentina
    • Bolivia
    • Botswana
    • Chile
    • Costa Rica
    • Croatia

    Profile details

    Irene 63 and Ben 65+
    both biologists and retired
    With a partner