Karyn & Robert

Experienced housesitters, retired professionals

Reston, VA, US
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Lissa
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My husband and I cycled in Germany for two months this past year. We have two dogs, two cats and a large house on five acres. We have a complicated water

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Asheville, NC, US · 10 May - 18 Jul 2015
Liz
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Karyn and Bob are fantastic! They gave our cat and dog so much love and attention that when we came home, we got a "who are you?" -- which is EXACTLY what

  • dog
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Reston, VA, US · 26 Apr - 26 Apr 2015
Jon
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We can highly recommend Karyn and Bob for house sitting. The house and cats were well looked after and the presentation of the house when we returned was

  • cat
Coulsdon, United Kingdom · 14 Apr - 14 Apr 2015
Stephen
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For anybody who may be interested in having Karyn and Bob as house/pet sitters we would unreservedley highly recommend them both. After just returning from

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Frodsham, United Kingdom · 25 Mar - 25 Mar 2015
Michael
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Karyn and Bob sat our house for four weeks over Christmas 2014. They both integrated immediately with the village people. Bugle, our Black Lab, enjoyed the

  • dog
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Colchester, United Kingdom · 15 Jan - 15 Jan 2015

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Tania and Mike
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Bob and Kayrn looked after our home and family pet dog for seven weeks while we were overseas. I could not recommend them highly enough. They are lovely

House & pet sitting reference · 17 March 2014

About

My husband is a retired Lt. Col. in the Marines. When he was working, he had White House clearance. I am ordained clergy with a career in healthcare ethics. We have completed 16 house sits. We are healthy and have positive attitudes. We

Why we want to house sit

Our boat has sold, Our home in Hawaii is currently rented, and our belongings are in storage. Thus,the available time for housesitting. We pride ourselves on leaving any property in as good or better condition than when we arrived. We

Our experience

We have now completed 16 extended house sits. We have additional experience watching other peoples homes for short periods of time. I did house exchanges on my Hawaii home in the 70's and 80's. While we were at sea, we were invited to

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock

Availability

July 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Mexico
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Profile details

Age
Karyn 65+ and Robert 65+
Occupation
chaplain retired and Colonel/engineer retired
Travelling
With a partner