Relax in rural France

Matha, France
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Come and spend time at our very comfortable, rural retreat. We are preferably looking for a non smoking couple to care for our very friendly elderly dog and two cats. All our animals are very healthy and happy and need no special care

Home & location

We live in a 200 year old 5 bedroom house in a beautifully quiet hamlet in rural France. There is wonderful walking and cycling on the doorstep though all the lovely countryside. Our peaceful location is a 15 minute drive to local shops, 30

  • House
  • Basic WiFi
  • Family friendly
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car
  • Use of car included


Feed and care for our pets while we are away. Our elderly dog likes to have a daily walk and is very affectionate. The cats only need feeding twice a day. Cleaning, general upkeep of the house and simple gardening is required in all sits

Meet the pets

  • Zara


    14 years

  • Felix

    15 years

  • Hiro

    15 years

Sitter feedback (15)


We visited Helen and Stephen a few days before we commenced the House Sit and were warmly welcomed with a lovely lunch. It was a great opportunity to meet

Stayed · 16 Sep - 16 Oct 2020

We have been reflecting on the lovely stay we had at Helen & Steve's house recently. It was our first venture to this region of France and it didn't

Stayed · 28 Aug - 09 Oct 2019
Fay and Ian

It was a delight to sit for Helen and Stephen. The dog Zara was so sweet and easy to care for while the cats were also very relaxed especially Hero who

Stayed · 16 Jun - 25 Jun 2019

Helen and Steve are an absolutely lovely couple and so welcoming. Steve was kind enough to collect us from La Rochelle airport and drop us off in Poitiers at

Stayed · 20 May - 30 May 2019

Helen and Steve are wonderful people. House was accurately described and there is detailed welcome guide book. They did support us during whole stay and

Stayed · 20 Jan - 26 Mar 2019

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