North Pender Island, near the ocean and parks

Victoria, BC, Canada
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Home & pet owner

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Our home is in the Capital Regional District, but is on Pender Island, one of the Southern Gulf Islands served by ferries. It is a 40 min. ride to Swartz Bay on Vancouver Island north of Victoria (plus terminal time) and is serviced by two

Home & location

Our house is 2800 sq. ft. with a lower level set up for guests (including housesitters) with a separate deck entrance, 2 BR, full bath, sitting room, and woodstove + baseboard heating. Upstairs is the fully-equipped kitchen, another full

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Beach
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


In the winter season/early spring there is very little work to do here. We keep a couple of hummingbird feeders going for the Anna's that stay on and depend on them in the winter, and deal with any wind-blown debris on the decks. We bring

Meet the pets

  • Gubbins (Gubby) (neutered male)

    11 years

  • River (spayed female)

    2 years

Sitter feedback (2)


This was an awesome dogsit. Jan and Ian thought of every eventuality: were great at prepping me on all the house info, left ample instructions, and checked

Stayed · 29 Jan - 16 Mar 2020

River and Gubby were a pleasure to keep company, they are very loving and friendly dogs. Jan and Ian have a lovely home and will help you feel welcome and

Stayed · 30 Nov - 14 Dec 2018

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