4 Bedroom Cottage in Rural Leicestershire

Desford, United Kingdom
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Home & pet owner

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I am Ruth and I live with my husband Peter and our sons Sam (8) and Patrick (4) in the Leicestershire countryside. I spent my childhood in nearby Market Bosworth, and we moved back to the region from London to be closer to family and

Home & location

Our home is located in the Leicestershire countryside, around 9 miles from the city of Leicester. We're located on the fringe of a very small village, surrounded by farmland. Our house is a 19th century cottage, set in 2 acres of land

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


We'd like you to: - feed our three cats morning and evening and keep an eye on them - water our vegetables and flower patch (and help yourself to whatever is ripe!) - mow the grass on our lawn - keep an eye on the sheep in the field

Meet the pets

  • Aggie

    2 years

  • Penny

    2 years

  • Gertie

    2 years

  • farm animal

Sitter feedback (3)


Firstly I would like to say thank you Ruth & Peter for a thoroughly enjoyable house sit. I was fortunate to meet both Ruth & Peter before they went away

Stayed · 15 Feb - 19 Feb 2020

We thoroughly enjoyed housesitting for Ruth and Peter - their home was beautiful and we fell in love with the Gertie, Penny and Aggie the cats. They did

Stayed · 12 Oct - 19 Oct 2019

Communication with Ruth and Peter was excellent both before and during our house sit. The house is very clean and comfortable and Ruth had made space for

Stayed · 03 Aug - 17 Aug 2019

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