Melanie & Michael

Quiet, Mature Couple Seeks Varied Housesits – We Love Animals and Gardens!

Walnut Creek, CA, US
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Reviews (46)

Karen

Melanie and Michael went above and beyond our expectations. They cared for our 2 cats, our house , our pool, and our large garden with thoughtfulness and

San Rafael, CA, US · 02 Jul - 08 Aug 2021
Trudy

Melanie and Michael recently cared for our home and elderly cat for a week. They came to this sit with quite a lot of experience and enthusiasm, and it was

Santa Rosa, CA, US · 25 Jun - 01 Jul 2021
Marlene

Melanie and Michael are wonderful!! We had the pleasure of meeting them prior to our scheduled house sit as they were in Walla Walla on another house sit

Walla Walla, WA, US · 13 Jun - 22 Jun 2021
Sara

Melanie and Michael were incredible house sitters. They took excellent care of the house and my cat Fish. The house was cleaner than when I left and they

West Seattle, WA, US · 28 May - 11 Jun 2021
Krista

Melanie and Michael, Were very thorough with their communication with us through out their stay. They sent us pix of the kitties and left them treats when

Washougal, WA, US · 13 May - 27 May 2021

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Bahra

I have known Melanie for 8 years. During this time, I have visited her in all of the places she and Michael have lived. They have all been immaculate and

House & pet sitting reference · 12 October 2015

About

We are semi-retired (Melanie was an adult literacy/ESOL educator; Michael worked in corporate America and now manages individual investments). After simplifying our possessions and leaving behind the office lifestyle that tied us to one

Why we want to house sit

At this point in our lives, housesitting allows us to combine travel with a “home base” that gives us time to reflect and write. Hurried trips to check off items on a sightseeing list do not interest us, but living in one place for up to a

Our experience

In addition to extensive pet and gardening experience, we have the time, attention, maturity, and work ethic to be responsible caretakers of your property and pets. We are self-reliant problem solvers with a good deal of common sense, yet

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Reptiles
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Birds
  • Small pets

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

Age
Melanie 65+ and Michael 48
Occupation
Retired Adult Literacy/ESOL Educator and Individual Investor
Travelling
With a partner