House sitter plus love and care for our dog and chickens.

Fundão, Portugal
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Kate
Home & pet owner

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Introduction

We retired from Southern England in 2011 to Central Portugal to live "The Good Life" and escape the rat race. We love seeing our family and friends when they visit us here, and try to return to visit them once a year. Sadly in 2017 I lost

Home & location

The original small farm house has been extended over the years and we have made further additions. We are connected to mains electricity, and have TV and WiFi but do not have mains water it all comes from a well on the property and is

  • House
  • Basic WiFi
  • Mountains
  • City
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car

Responsibilities

Yes it is a small farm but there is no heavy farm work that you will be responsible for. (Unless you want to Plough or mow!) Watering of vegetable/salad garden, (ripened veg or salad is for your use during you stay) watering of a small

Meet the pets

  • Jag

    7 years

  • poultry

Sitter feedback (4)

Susan

Kate and Jag opened their hearts and home to us and we are forever grateful for the experience. Our stay in Portugal from the lens of a community like

Stayed · 30 Apr - 31 May 2019
valli

Just a short walk from the village of Atalaia do Campo in the East of Portugal, close-ish to the Spanish border, Kate's house afforded us an opportunity to

Stayed · 10 Jan - 31 Jan 2018
Mélanie

Kate and Garry are exceptionally kind and generous people. They welcomed our travelling family of four into their home with open arms. We spent a full day

Stayed · 27 Apr - 11 May 2017
Iris

My stay with Jag and the chickens was a delight, especially Jag, a loving, friendly big fella. The local village is charming, like going back in time. The

Stayed · 21 Aug - 03 Sep 2016

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