A stay in a farmhouse in the Aveyron with Rufus

Villefranche-de-Rouergue, France
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I have owned this little stone house for 20 years but only lived here full time for the last three. I retired a few years ago from working in a nonprofit and wanted a dog and to work on the garden. I lived in New York for thirty five

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The house was built in 1835 of stone with thick walls. It is on three floors with a guest bedroom and bath on the middle floor and an en-suite in the attic. The kitchen/living dining is on the ground floor with a big wood stove and there is

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


I adopted Rufus aged 2/3 from the local refuge 2.5 years ago. He is a German jags terrier, weight 12 kilos. He is quite energetic but has very poor recall so I mostly walk him on the lead. He is tempted to chase cats, chickens, deer and

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  • Rufus

    6 years

Sitter feedback (2)


I enjoyed my five week sit at Harriet’s 3 story stone house built in the 1800’s very much. Artfully renovated...a la Harriet et vide grenier....sweet. One

Stayed · 19 Dec 2019 - 25 Jan 2020

Harriet is a great host. She made us feel like home immediately. Rufus is a very nice and energetic dog who likes to play and cuddle. The arena is very

Stayed · 15 Nov - 27 Nov 2019

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