Farmhouse in Casentino, Tuscany, Italy with Alpacas, Dogs and Cat

Rassina, Italy
  • 2dog
  • 1cat
  • poultry
  • farm animal


Home & pet owner
Currently no sitter needed
Currently no sitter needed


My name is Fiona and I'm a writer. I remarried in 2017 which is wonderful, but the result of this is that my husband William (who is chaplain of St. Mark's English Church Florence) and I divide our time between the Casentino in Tuscany and

Home & location

Typical Tuscan farmhouse in one acre of private garden, most of which is turned over to paddock for my alpacas. Edge of village with bar, pizzeria and alimentari shop, walking distance of station. It's next to cemetery in case you get

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Mountains
  • Countryside
  • Use of car included


You must be experienced with dogs and love them! Of all the animals they are the ones that need the most attention and love. Both are rescue dogs. We have a 12-year-old English Setter, Gassi, and a medium size hairy dog, Manà. She was hit

Meet the pets

  • Gassi

    13 years

  • Mana'

    7 years

  • Misty

    3 years

  • poultry

  • farm animal

Sitter feedback (15)


This Housesit was awesome! My boyfriend and I spent a lovely three weeks in Fiona’s home. Caring for all the animals was really fun- we especially loved the

Stayed · 03 May - 26 May 2019
Sergey Mario

Pet sitting for Fiona was amazing. Fiona is great!! She is very welcoming, friendly, and helpful. She even cooked us a lovely meal when we first arrived. The

Stayed · 17 Mar - 21 Apr 2019

I had a really enjoyable month here and everything was as expected, or in most cases, exceeding expectations. Fiona spent almost a day with me when I

Stayed · 20 Jan - 18 Feb 2019

My favourite housesit so far! Alpacas in Tuscany more or less says it all, and - just in case you're not sold on the idea of looking after some adorable

Stayed · 01 Dec - 30 Dec 2018

This was our dream house sit during the five months we house sat around Europe. Fiona was great with keeping in touch with us and answering any questions we

Stayed · 01 Sep - 05 Oct 2018

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