Pretty period cottage in Roald Dahl's village, home to a cheeky

Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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We are a family of five, including our beloved terrier Aussie! Tragically we lost our 12 year old Sydney in March 2020 after a short illness. Our older daughter is working in London before more overseas travel, hopefully once global travel

Home & location

We own a charming period cottage with a lovely private cottage garden, on the edge of Roald Dahl's home village, in the heart of the Chilterns, surrounded by beautiful walks. The cottage has a generous ground floor of study, sitting room

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Looking after our loving, bouncy Sporting Lucas terrier, Aussie, a neutered dog, 2 years old. This lovely breed is known for its caring and affectionate nature and is easily at home with long or short walks. Known for their 'talkative

Meet the pets

  • Aussie

    3 years

Sitter feedback (20)


It was my absolute pleasure to sit for Joanna. They were kind enough to invite me a day earlier and have me an extra day after the sit, which I am really

Stayed · 26 Aug - 04 Sep 2020

The best part about a house sit is the connection you make not only with the pets, but with their owners. I was graciously accepted into the home-life of

Stayed · 18 Feb - 23 Feb 2020

Jo, Archie and Ruby live in a gorgeous cottage on the edge of a lively town surrounded by amazing views. Very warm and welcoming family. Their home is

Stayed · 28 Nov - 02 Dec 2019

What a lovely sit! I truly enjoyed my time caring for Aussie + Sydney. Comfy, cozy + clean. Archie, Joanna, Ruby + Saffron were VERY accommodating and kind

Stayed · 21 Nov - 25 Nov 2019

Was greeted with such a warm welcome that I felt at home straight away! Joanna and her family are such a lovely people and easy to get on with. Sydney and

Stayed · 28 Oct - 01 Nov 2019

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