Wooded retreat close to town. Great birdwatching out the front

Knoxville, TN, US
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Susan and George
Home & pet owner
Currently no sitter needed
Currently no sitter needed


Hi! George and Sue Bernard here. We are a recently retired social worker and Registered Nurse looking for opportunities to travel more frequently. We have been home owners for over 40 years and have had animals as family members for all

Home & location

Our home is located about 10 miles from downtown Knoxville about 2 miles off I-40 exit 498 (Strawberry Plains Pike exit), in a rural setting off the road in 10 acres of woods. It is on a curvy back road, up a long concrete driveway. The

  • House
  • Disabled access
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Mountains
  • City
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car
  • Use of car included


Morning duties: 1. Top off dry cat food in bowl on the counter as needed. Cat treats can be given if the cats are around at the time. 2. Outdoor critters get fed. we will leave specifics in house and on food bins in the greenhouse

Meet the pets

  • Lucy

    American Shorthair

    8 years

  • Rusty

    American Shorthair

    7 years

  • Buddy

    American Shorthair

    2 years

Sitter feedback (3)


This was my second time sitting for Sue and George and it was as enjoyable as before. They are just the nicest people and it was great to see them again!

Stayed · 21 Sep - 01 Oct 2019

Susan and George are wonderfully warm, welcoming and generous! Very authentic and down-to-earth people. I really enjoyed the time I got to spend with

Stayed · 23 Jan - 31 Jan 2019

Susan & George were wonderfully gracious and accomodating. They were organized and everything ran perfectly. Their home is set beautifully in a wooded area

Stayed · 18 Oct - 26 Oct 2018

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