A wonderful place to have a summer break.

Coleford, United Kingdom
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We are a retired couple going away to spend time with family abroad. We would like a sitter to come and take care of our house and pets.

Home & location

We have a large family house in Staunton with central heating, cosy wood burning stoves and an aga. There is a large garden and paddock. Staunton is a small village on the edge of the Forest of Dean close to the border with Wales and the

  • House
  • Disabled access
  • Basic WiFi
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


The house sitter would be required to look after the house and our Jack Russell. We have some bantams which will need feeding and water and shutting up at night We have doves which we feed twice a day. The house plants will need watering

Meet the pets

  • Truffle

    Jack Russell Terrier

    6 years

  • Twinkle

    Welsh Pony

    28 years

  • Misty

    14 years

  • Fantail doves

    4 years

  • Pekin bantams

    5 years

  • bird

  • bird

  • poultry

Sitter feedback (9)


This was our first house sit and we were so lucky to be chosen by Nikki and Doug. They were very welcoming and clearly explained our responsibilities in a

Stayed · 28 Feb - 02 Mar 2020

We've been lucky enough to house sit for Nicola and Doug on 2 occasions at their fabulous home in The Forest of Dean. They are very welcoming homeowners who

Stayed · 30 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020

We have just completed a weeks house sit at Buckstone House. What a fantastic house sit. Nikki and Doug are a lovely and welcoming couple. We arrived the

Stayed · 12 Nov - 20 Nov 2019

What an amazing place-- the home was spacious and homely, the lawns and garden beautiful, their Jack Russell affectionate, and we enjoyed caring for their

Stayed · 14 May - 23 May 2019

We’ve just completed a great housesit for Nikki and her fabulous pets. Set in a stunning location in the Forest of Dean, Nikki’s home is exceptionally well

Stayed · 22 Nov - 26 Nov 2018

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