Villa in flourishing Cretan Village, plus three affectionate cats

Chaniá, Greece
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Dorothy and Murray live in Crete and London. Murray has retired from consultancy in order to write novels. Dorothy has retired from teaching to focus on her property business. We travel quite frequently, and need caring folk who will enjoy

Home & location

We live in Sternes. Our distinctive home has featured in various architectural journals, as it was designed by two of Athens most loved architects (now in their eighties). We are a short drive from the beautiful city of Chania, with its

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


PETS - To feed the four cats twice a day (morning and evening). - If one of the cats falls ill, to consult one of the two vets who have practices nearby. - The chickens need feeding twice a day, along with checking for eggs; and their water

Meet the pets

  • Monty

    11 years

  • Maisy

    6 years

  • Tamara

    6 years

  • Xena

    6 years

  • poultry

Sitter feedback (3)


Every house sit is a new challenge and you should be ready to face demanding situations. Fortunately there were two of us and shared the many tasks. In the

Stayed · 11 Jul - 31 Jul 2021

Staying at Murray & Dorothy’s was the perfect housesitting experience! It was definitely our most favourite house we have looked after. The communication

Stayed · 12 Oct - 06 Nov 2020

Sitting for Dorothy and Murray in Sternes is an amazing experience. The cats are all lovely and very social. Each one has its own personality, bringing

Stayed · 04 Feb - 06 Mar 2020

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