Two delightful dogs in a cozy mountain haven

Whitingham, VT, US
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We are a semi-retired couple enjoying a somewhat quieter and slower-paced life in the mountains after a few decades of urban activism. Bill was an organizer with Quakers in St. Louis, and Joyce has been a pastor and journalist in DC

Home & location

Our post-and-beam home is nestled in 10 acres of pine, birch, and maple forest in Southern Vermont, with unique rock outcroppings, winding streams, and an abundance of ferns and moss. Sunlight floods into the house through windows and

  • House
  • Basic WiFi
  • Mountains
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


Tasha will be very excited to meet you, and Micah will be sweet, though shy. They're used to a half-hour walk in our woods every morning, and shorter walks after our lunch and dinner. They eat small meals after each walk, around 9:00 a.m

Meet the pets

  • Micah

    German Shepherd Dog

    11 years

  • Tasha

    Catahoula Leopard Dog

    6 years

Sitter feedback (5)

Maryann and Bruce

Joyce and Bill are so welcoming to their beautiful home in Vermont. We were fortunate to spend some time with them, chat, and have breakfast before they

Stayed · 20 Sep - 23 Sep 2019

Joyce and Bill are a lovely couple with many interesting stories to tell. We enjoyed spending some time with them before and after our sit and their

Stayed · 05 Feb - 11 Feb 2019

Our stay at Joyce and Bill's fabulous mountain getaway was as perfect a place as a couple could hope for when a cataclysmic winter bomb cyclone is headed

Stayed · 04 Jan - 06 Jan 2018

Joyce has a very nice home in the North Carolina mountains close to Asheville. Micah and Tasha are very friendly and energetic, and we enjoyed getting to

Stayed · 06 Oct - 08 Oct 2017

What a wonderful location for peace and tranquility. Joyce and Bill are kind and generous with their home. The dogs were easy to keep and loved to go on

Stayed · 22 Sep - 25 Sep 2017

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