housesit in central Austin

Austin, TX, US


Judy & Emil
Home & pet owner

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We're a professional artist and chef couple who love to travel domestically and internationally, both for work and pleasure. We need a responsible person or couple to look after our central Austin bungalow & garden while we're away

Home & location

Our 1800 sq. ft. bungalow is filled with art, and objects from our travels. Our location is wonderful--a quiet neighborhood in the middle of the city. We're a short walk to bus and metro-rail system stops, making getting downtown a

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Our garden is mostly Texas native and adapted plants, which are fairly drought-tolerant. Our potted tropical plants and recent plantings, however, need watering every day or so, depending on the season. When the weather is very hot

Sitter feedback (7)


The second sit was just as pleasant as the first. Judy, Emil and Diva are a pleasure to serve. The home is comfortable and Diva is easy to care for. I look

Stayed · 17 Jan - 22 Jan 2019

Judy and Emil are great hosts and their dog, Diva, is a sweet pet to care for. She's fairly independent, until the thunder and fireworks come, and loves

Stayed · 30 Dec 2018 - 03 Jan 2019
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Stayed · 17 Jan - 21 Jan 2018

We sat briefly for Judy & Emil, but enjoyed our time immensely. The location is difficult to beat--north-central Austin, convenient to public transit and

Stayed · 30 Dec 2017 - 03 Jan 2018

We had the pleasure of watching after Diva for five weeks, and could not have enjoyed it more! She's a super sweet dog who really enjoys spending time with

Stayed · 17 Oct - 21 Nov 2017

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