House sit in Folkestone Kent. Cat, small dog sometimes and guinea pigs
I am recently widowed and looking to get away and relax a bit. My comfortable house is near to the harbour in Folkestone Kent. There are local shops and takeaways and a good bus service. I need someone to live in, to be here for the animals which includes a number of guinea pigs.
and most importantly Jack the cat who of course runs the house! There may also be a small older dog to care for....
To water the gardens nightly in warm weather.This takes about an hour.
I have a stairlift and downstairs bathroom, so might suit slightly mobility impaired person. I can be flexible with the sit offering a night either side of the dates sharing the house with me,but with your own bedrooms. + More info
Our Home & Location
The house is close to the beach and a short bus or car ride to the town centre. There are local shops, takeaways and bus stops five minutes walk away. There are two guest rooms.
I have a cosy bathroom with shower and another downstairs bathroom with disabled facilities....
Separate kitchen, dining room and sitting room. Wi fi available. Interesting front and back gardens with emphasis on wildlife conservation.
Garden room with conservatory furniture to sit and enjoy the sun/ garden.
Folkestone has a lovely coastal park and the famous clifftop Leas walk. Famous also is the artists creative quarter. There are nice gardens, a fishermans harbour and the warren conservation area.
Local places of interest include Canterbury cathedral, Dover castle, the RAF memorial at Capel and the cinque ports ancient town of Hythe with its iconic canal and parish church with crypt.
A car is always easier of course but all these accesible by bus and / or foot + More info
Responsibilities & Pets
This house sit would suit a mature person or couple or people who work from home.
The main responsibilities are to feed and water the guinea pigs twice a day, to keep Jack company and be around to feed him during the day. The garden will need watering each evening in warm weather....
There will of course be time to explore, but I'm not looking for tourists who will be out all day. I feel it best to be honest about my needs. + More info