Rustic Charming Mini-Farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Black Mountain, NC, US
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Home & pet owner

Sitter needed:



I am a self-employed artist, and I frequently travel for my work. On one hand, I like my life-style, but on the other, it's difficult. I really don't like leaving my little girls behind. A dear friend keeps them often, but is also a

Home & location

My home is a charming rustic mini-farm on the edge of Black Mountain. Black Mountain is a quaint lovely small town in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and about 20 minutes from Asheville. Spectacular nature, great food scene, great

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Mountains
  • Sitters need a car


My dog, Chica, needs to be walked twice a day (ideally, but at least one good one). I have a large fenced-in yard, so she can be outside a good part of the day if the weather isn't severe. My cat goes in and out. Both pets are fed twice a

Meet the pets

  • Chica

    Rescue Dog

    6 years

  • Isabel


    16 years

Sitter feedback (16)


I had a wonderful time house-sitting for Martha and caring for her dog, Chica and cat, Izzy. She lives in a clean and comfortable home in a beautiful, quiet

Stayed · 04 Oct - 07 Oct 2019
J. Jeff

Unfortunately we can not give a very in depth feedback as hurricane Dorian cut our six day sit back to a one day sit. However, we thoroughly enjoyed the

Stayed · 01 Sep - 07 Sep 2019

Wow..this was an amazing sit for us! Martha made us so welcome, we really enjoyed getting to know her and her delightful pets Chica and Isabel. Martha’s

Stayed · 09 Aug - 23 Aug 2019

Chica and Isabel are the sweetest pets! We could not have hoped for a better pet sitting experience. It was a relaxing stay in a lovely private

Stayed · 12 Jul - 13 Jul 2019

Martha's place was a great artists' tiny farmstead. She left concise care intructions for her girls. Our bedroom and bath were comfy and cool. Chica was an

Stayed · 05 Jun - 12 Jun 2019

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