Beautiful Puget Sound View Home

Steilacoom, WA, US
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We're Jim & Lynn Maxwell, committed pet parents. We've been retired for several years and love to travel, but our two pups, Ginger & Javier, don't do all that well in boarding kennels. They love their own house and routine. Ginger & Javi

Home & location

Our home is in an upscale neighborhood in Steilacoom, a small suburb of Tacoma, WA. The house was built in 1980 and is a 3050 square foot, two-story home (main level plus daylight basement). The upper floor (living & dining rooms, kitchen

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


Both Ginger and Javier are rescues from puppy mills in northern Mexico. Javier was rescued when his litter was just a few weeks old, so he hasn’t known much other than a loving home. Ginger spent the first two years of her life chained to

Meet the pets

  • Ginger

    5 years

  • Javier

    3 years

Sitter feedback (5)


The Maxwell House sit was absolutely magical. Jim and Lynn are the consummate hosts. The home is very user-friendly and the amenities are superb. The view

Stayed · 15 Sep - 23 Sep 2020

Jim and Lynn are lovely people who obviously care very deeply not only about their pups but also about their housesitters. I felt cared about, safe and

Stayed · 29 Feb - 16 Mar 2020

Jim, Lynn, Ginger&Javi were amazing. We’ve been traveling non stop for 8 years and have been housesitting for 4 years. We can easily say this was one of the

Stayed · 23 Jan - 27 Jan 2020

Jim & Lynn have a beautiful home in Steilacoom and two adorable dogs to go with it. I had a great time taking care of Ginger and Javi in Washington. Ginger

Stayed · 13 Nov - 19 Nov 2019

This was our first pet-sit through Trusted House-Sitters, and let me tell you, the bar has been set pretty high!! Our experience couldn't have been better!

Stayed · 25 Apr - 29 Apr 2019

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