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 freelancing before more overseas travel, hopefully once global travel is

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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

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    2 years

Sitter feedback (19)


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

You have to be seriously happy to house sit for the most gorgeous dogs ever. they will be happy to see you and regard you as best friends whilst you are

Stayed · 15 Aug - 28 Aug 2019

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