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

Rassina, Italy
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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 14-year-old English Setter, Gassi, and a 7-year-old medium size hairy dog, Manà

Meet the pets

  • Gassi

    13 years

  • Mana'

    7 years

  • Misty

    3 years

  • poultry

  • farm animal

Sitter feedback (18)


Fiona and William's sit was one of the most fun assignments we've taken on of during our house sitting adventures. We arrived to the guys having made us a

Stayed · 26 Aug - 16 Sep 2019

I had the wonderful opportunity to spend a couple of weeks in Fiona and William’s lovely home in the Tuscan hills. From the start and throughout my time in

Stayed · 21 Jul - 04 Aug 2019

This experience did me good!  I felt very much at home, I liked the animals and the animals like me, so I would definitely like to come back!  Getting

Stayed · 23 Jun - 14 Jul 2019

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

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