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Dependable professionals looking for a cultural experience

Canada

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Pet experience

Pets: Dogs, cats, rabbits, chickens

Police check

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Availability

From: 1 December 2018
Until: 30 March 2020

Occupation

Retired teacher

References

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About this sitter

 
Immersion in a foreign culture or just having
experiences away from home is the reason for
our interest in house sitting opportunities.

I am a recently retired High School and College
French and Spanish teacher,experienced with pet
care, home maintenance and living abroad. I am
interested in fitness,the Arts and in culture in
general and have done house exchanges in Canada
as well as rented apartments in Europe before joining House Carers. I have
enjoyed many pets over the years,from Labradors
to Siamese cats.

My husband is a retired engineer, a skilled
handyman with fourty years experience of home
ownership, now living in a luxury condo in
Kelowna. He also loves the company of dogs. Both
of us are quiet, flexible, non-
smokers and have gardening and pet care
experience.

In the last year, We have successfully completed
a 5-week housesit in Long Island New York, a
9 week housesit in
Guatemala, a 8 week housesit in the UK. minding a condo in Montreal for one month and a two month housesit in Argentina, all of which have provided us with
excellent references which will
set you at ease as to the care we can take of
your pets and your property. You can count on us
to deal with emergencies, be creative when
problems arise, take good care of your pets and
treat your home with utmost respect.

Why they want to house sit

We are looking for immersion in a foreign culture.We have a serious interest in travels and languages and love to be able to help. I speak French, English, Spanish and some Portuguese.
 

Their experience

I have done house exchanges in Canada as well as rented apartments in Europe. My husband is a retired engineer, a versatile and skilled handyman with 40 years experience of home ownership. We now live in a lakeview condo in British Columbia, Canada. Both of us are non-smokers and have gardening and pet care experience.
In the last few years we have completed housesitting assignments in New York, Guatemala, England and Argentina. We can provide excellent references from all assignments.

What can they bring to the assignment

We are professionals with high standards of decency and respect of property.
We can provide excellent references which will set you at ease as to the care we can take of your property. You can count on us to deal with emergencies, be creative when problems arise and treat your home with utmost respect.

Available to house sit

Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Caribbean, Central South America, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Italy, Japan, Mauritius, Monaco, Portugal, South Pacific, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

Availability dates

From: 1 December 2018
Until: 30 March 2020

Do they charge?

They don't charge for house sitting services

Membership

MindMyHouse member since 2010

Personal details

Age: 66-75 years old

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Last updated: 23 October 2018