Beautiful, peaceful Yorkshire haven. Close to the coast and to

Thixendale, United Kingdom
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Home & pet owner
Currently no sitter needed
Currently no sitter needed


My husband Nigel works in the rail industry and is currently working in Canada. We will be going over there together from time to time and need someone to look after our home and care for our house rabbit, Gilou and little black cat

Home & location

Our home is in an idyllic country location situated at the end of a farm track and surrounded by a small wood. We have one nearby neighbour and the house is next to a working arable farmland. We are within easy reach of York (25 minutes

  • House
  • Basic WiFi
  • Beach
  • City
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


We mainly need a sitter to look after our rabbit, Gilou and small male cat, Kenny Gilou is straightforward as he is very independent and roams around the house (not bedrooms) as he pleases. He doesn't like being picked up but he does enjoy

Meet the pets

  • Kenny

    Rescue Cat

    5 years

  • Gilou

    4 years

Sitter feedback (4)


We had a wonnnderful time taking care of Kenny and Gilou for a week in Sally and Nigel's beautiful countryside home. Nigel was away, but Sally met us in

Stayed · 13 Oct - 20 Oct 2019

Sally and Nigel made me feel very welcome after a long drive up to Yorkshire and kindly took me to the local village pub for a pie and pint which was very

Stayed · 27 Sep - 04 Oct 2019

Sally and Nigel made us very welcome, and provided lots of helpful information about the area. It's a great place for walking, and very close to York and the

Stayed · 17 Sep - 24 Sep 2018
Heike & Stefan

We had a really enjoyable stay in Thixendale looking after Gilou - the cute rabbit. The house is really comfortable and in a great and peaceful location

Stayed · 11 Jul - 20 Jul 2018

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