Rustic Charming Mini-Farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Black Mountain, NC, US
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We have been very Covid-careful, and would only want a sitter who is the same. 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

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 15 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

    7 years

  • Isabel


    17 years

Sitter feedback (18)


Martha is such a lovely, kind person. This is reflected in her pets too - both are super sweet. I enjoyed this sit so much not just because it allowed me to

Stayed · 23 Sep - 27 Sep 2020

We loved taking care of Chica and Izzy, who are incredibly sweet and so good at communicating! (Pet me! Let me roam the yard! Feed me! Love me!) We felt very

Stayed · 20 Dec 2019 - 03 Jan 2020

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

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