The Thames in your back garden and a sleepy greyhound at your

Oxford, United Kingdom
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An Oxford biologist and his wife (who teaches secondary school) desire a house sitter for a short stay (and probably a series of them) over the summer holidays. Micky the greyhound is sweet and loving and requires three gentle walks a day

Home & location

We live a five minute bus ride or a twenty minute walk along the river into the centre of Oxford. The house is custom designed and sits at the back of the Thames weir. Motorised canoe included!

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


Looking after my gorgeous greyhound Micky. Keeping our home clean and tidy.

Meet the pets

  • Micky

    9 years

Sitter feedback (7)


This was a fabulous sit. We endorse all that Kaye and Pete have written Maurey and Manuel are both lovely and interesting people Out of upwards of a hundred

Stayed · 17 Aug - 23 Aug 2020

Maurey and Manuel are very welcoming and explained everything and showed us some fantastic walks. Micky is an easygoing greyhound with a very calm nature who

Stayed · 28 Jul - 01 Aug 2020

Thoroughly loved Mickey, he was so good to walk, well behaved and easy to look after The house is superb with everything that you would want for a restful

Stayed · 21 Dec - 27 Dec 2019

This was a such a lovely house sit. Communication with Maurey beforehand was very warm and friendly and there was an informative house sitter profile

Stayed · 30 Oct - 02 Nov 2019

It was a great pleasure to look after Micky when Maurey & Manuel went on holiday. Manuel introduced us to Micky and the house before leaving. Micky is a very

Stayed · 21 Aug - 27 Aug 2019

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