Spend time in beautiful Rutland

Cottesmore, United Kingdom
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Hi We are looking for house sitters to come to the beautiful small county of Rutland where we live in a lovely single storey barn conversion in a village down a private lane. We have a 11 year old very quiet Labrador who loves off the

Home & location

Our single storey barn conversion is in Cottesmore on a private drive with 4 other houses and lovely neighbours. In the paddock at the start of the drive there is sometimes Highland Cattle. Rutland is a beautiful County with the famous

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Basically the responsibilities are the welfare of our cat and dog and hopefully our sons dog during the day. Watering the houseplants as required (a list of what is needed is provided). Our dog Toby does not travel more than about 20

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  • Toby

    11 years

  • Cola

    12 years

Sitter feedback (9)


What a wonderful, wonderful sit!! This was my second house/dog/cat sit for Hugh and Janine and once more it was a genuine delight. I feel as though I have

Stayed · 01 Jan - 13 Feb 2020

What a wonderful house and pet sit! A real delight. Hugh and Janine are the warmest and most generous couple you could ever hope to meet. I had an accident

Stayed · 12 Sep - 26 Sep 2019

Janine & Hugh's beautiful and incredibly comfortable home is a wonderful place to petsit. We were here for 5 weeks and thoroughly enjoyed looking after

Stayed · 06 Jun - 09 Jul 2019

We just completed an absolutely wonderful housesit for Janine and Hugh in the beautiful village of Cottesmore. Their dog, Toby, is the most gentle, easy to

Stayed · 16 Jan - 10 Feb 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed our experience in beautiful Rutland. We had a lovely meal on our arrival. Hugh and Janine made us feel instantly at home. Toby is a

Stayed · 03 Jun - 01 Jul 2018

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