John & Barbara

Competent couple to care for your home, garden and pets.

Providence, KY, US
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Charles
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Barbara and John were a pleasure to have sit our property, and everything was well taken care of. They followed our detailed instructions; well maintained

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Lakeland, FL, US · 24 Oct - 24 Oct 2015
Keith
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John and Barb were welcomed to our house a couple of days before us leaving so we got to know them and them the house. Everything was fine upon our return

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Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis · 29 Apr - 03 Jun 2015
Julie
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With an 'old boy' and an 8 month of puppy , our household is not always the easiest to manage, but John and Barb did an excellent job ! I would certainly

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L’Isle-Jourdain, France · 05 Feb - 05 Feb 2015
Peter
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John and Barbara looked after our house and our two dogs for a period of 3 months. We have been happy with their stay in our home since the dogs were in very

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Königstein im Taunus, Germany · 12 Jan - 12 Jan 2015
Ann
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Barb and John were very good house sitters, they got on very well with Plouf, and he was very content when I got home, and was looking for them after

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Derval, France · 09 Sep - 25 Sep 2014

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Marianne
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I cannot say enough wonderful things about John and Barb, they house sat for Nov, 2013, they are a great couple, anyone would be fortunate to have them house

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About

We are a retired couple who have both raised families and animals, owned homes and worked hard (in health care) our entire lives. We have been house sitting since October of 2013, just after we retired. So far, we have been in England

Why we want to house sit

We love to travel but prefer to have a "home" were we can cook, putter in the garden and take long walks or bike rides while exploring the local community. We can also satisfy our love of animals by accepting positions which include pets.

Our experience

John and I have owned homes, renovated, repaired,and generally managed large properties. My home in the states is on 5 acres and is heated almost exclusively with wood. I can make a fire in my wood stove in 4 minutes! John owned horses

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • reptileReptiles
  • horseHorses
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock

Availability

May 2019
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June 2019
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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
John 65+ and Barbara 65+
Occupation
Retired and Retired
Travelling
With a partner