Exmoor idyll

Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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We have work and family commitments that take us away from home, as well as taking holidays. While we have great neighbours we feel the dogs prefer the continuity offered by one sitter.

Home & location

Our house is in the Exmoor village of Parracombe, North Devon, close to Lynton and Lynmouth and within easy reach of great beaches including Woolacombe. The main house has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen, dining room and sitting

  • House
  • Disabled access
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Family friendly
  • Beach
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


The animals need feeding twice a day, morning and night. The dogs can be walked on a lead but usually run off the lead and have good recall. They also enjoy nosing around in our field and lying in front of our open fire. Ball games are

Meet the pets

  • Brennan

    8 years

  • Jumanji

    6 years

  • Tolly

    5 years

  • Towie

    5 years

  • poultry

Sitter feedback (4)


This is a fabulous house-sit opportunity in Parracombe, a beautiful part of North Devon/Exmoor. The 2 dogs Brennan and Jumani are best buddies, the 2 cats

Stayed · 18 Dec - 21 Dec 2019

I was sad to leave Brennan and Jumanji, two characterful, loving dogs, the affectionate cats and the chirpy chickens, all so easy to look after. Not to

Stayed · 07 Nov - 11 Nov 2019

We had a lovely time at Karen's warm and cosy home. We were left plenty of information on the pets, house, the area and the walks and Karen made sure we had

Stayed · 11 Oct - 16 Oct 2019

House and pet sitting for Karen was a pleasure. Lovely well behaved dogs and cats. Beautiful quaint hamlet with stunning views from garden. Lots of footpaths

Stayed · 13 Sep - 16 Sep 2019

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