Christine & Mark

Retired, nonsmoking couple who enjoy animals and exploring new places

South Shaftsbury, VT, US

Reviews (6)

Ian & Ray

Friends often say how brave we are to invite strangers into our home after no more than a chat on skype and we have always replied that we have never felt

London, United Kingdom · 22 Oct - 15 Nov 2019
Alison

Chris and Mark are delightful, we felt completely at ease leaving our house and pets in their care. We got home to find the house immaculately clean and

Newtown, United Kingdom · 05 Oct - 20 Oct 2019
Judith

Christine and Mark stayed in our house for the month of February.They arrived promptly and were lovely people.They looked after Daisy,the cat, brilliantly

Gotherington, United Kingdom · 31 Jan - 27 Feb 2018
Victoria

Christine and Mark were great. Looked after the dogs very well (and that includes a 6 month puppy just entering the ‘terrible twos’. Felt very relaxed about

Basingstoke, United Kingdom · 20 Jan - 28 Jan 2018
David

Chris and Mark looked after our dogs and house for almost two weeks. They were very good about being in contact beforehand and arrived very promptly, to

Axminster, United Kingdom · 07 Jan - 19 Jan 2018

References (4)

Libby

I've known Chris and Mark for 13 years and I can say without hesitating that each and both are a pleasure to know. Their home and grounds are always

Character reference · 05 September 2017

About

Hello. We are Chris and Mark, a recently retired couple who own a cherished home and garden in rural Vermont, USA. Chris is a U.S.-British citizen, and our daughter lives and works in London, so we are often in the U.K. Chris was a designer

Why we want to house sit

We like to experience other places by settling in for awhile and getting to know the people and sites there. We have both lived and worked abroad for 6 months to 6 years at a time. Chris went to university in the UK and traveled extensively

Our experience

We housesat for four homes in 2018, three in 2019, and will be doing two in 2020, for both cats and dogs. Our sits have lasted from two to six weeks. We have earned very positive reviews from all. We were even chosen by Trusted Housesitters

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Poultry
  • Livestock
  • Small pets

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antarctica

Profile details

Age
Christine 65+ and Mark 65+
Occupation
Designer and Teacher and Writer and Publisher
Travelling
With a partner