House and Pet sit near Loule, Algarve
Hi there. We are looking for sitter(s) (single adult or couple, Non Smoking) for our central Algarve home, and to love and care for our 5 cats and 1 dog. All the animals need is company, walks, loves, laps and food (not necessarily in that order!). The cats and dog are completely independent and comfortable in their environments and just enjoy pottering around the garden and space around. Our dog is a local adoptee and just loves being able to roam and going for walks in the surrounding countryside.
Our Home & Location
Our home is rural but not isolated, 20 mins inland from Faro and the airport yet close to beaches, towns and attractions. We are located between Loule (6mins by car) and Sao Bras de Alportel (8mins by car) in a quiet location. There are other villas and neighbours nearby but all set within their own grounds.
The house is a villa in large grounds and is fully equipped with everything you might need. It is 3 bed and 3 bath (2 ensuite), open plan lounge/formal dining with TV, DVD, and fibre optic high speed WiFi. Kitchen / breakfast room, outside terrace with table and chairs for hot days and warm evenings....
There is underfloor heating thoughout the house and a wood burner in the main living/dining room for cooler times and there air con in all rooms. We are set slightly into the hill on a small slope with steps leading down to the garden and large 8x4m salt water (unheated ) pool which is set inside feature natural stone edging. So you will need to be comfortable and able to manage steps / uneven surfaces.
Loule has a wonderful Saturday Market well worth a visit. The beaches to the east are set in the Ria Formosa national park with abundant wildlife, flora and fauna and long sandy flat beaches. To the west are the more tourist areas with the stunning geological features of the caves and cliff coastlines accompanying the beaches. We are 20 mins away from the golden triangle of Almancil, Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago with the luxury properties and some of the best golf courses in the Algarve. The immediate local area and towns have many restaurants and cafes serving all tastes. The beach front areas are host to many more with wonderful locations and menus. + More info
Responsibilities & Pets
Simply to look after our home (with the odd bit of watering if necessary) and animals to give them food, loves and company and walk the dog a couple of times a day. Outside of that, just for you relax in a peaceful setting and enjoy. All the animals are happy being left for periods during the day but we do prefer not all day.