A sitter/s to look after house and pets

Battle, United Kingdom
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Hugh and Jane have recently retired, having lived abroad most of their lives. Hugh now lectures on cruise ships several times a year, during which time we need a sitter.

Home & location

Appletree Cottage is situated within the historic, market towns of Battle, Rye and Tenterden in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The coast is only half an hour away and there are interesting walks in every direction. The village of

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Family friendly
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


Feed the dogs twice daily and walk in the morning and afternoon. Feed the chickens and collect the eggs. Keep an eye on the sheep and give them sheep nuts each morning.

Meet the pets

  • Martha

    9 years

  • Pippin

    8 years

  • poultry

  • farm animal

Sitter feedback (6)


I was very fortunate to be able to look after Masie and Pippin for 3 weeks, along with feeding the sheep each morning and the chickens. Jane and Hugh's home

Stayed · 22 Jan - 12 Feb 2020

This was our third sit for Jane and Hugh, who are always incredibly kind and welcoming. We love returning to their beautiful home and adorable animals

Stayed · 18 Dec - 29 Dec 2019

I have just completed this house sit in Kent which has been lovely. Jane and Hugh have a beautiful home in lovely countryside with two fabulous spaniels. I

Stayed · 01 Oct - 08 Oct 2019

We had a lovely week near Battle looking after the two delightful dogs, Martha and Pippin. They were lively and loved to run around and chase balls. However

Stayed · 04 Sep - 11 Sep 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed house sitting for Hugh and Jane, who are extremely kind, generous and easy going hosts. They made us feel most welcome in their

Stayed · 14 Mar - 11 Apr 2019

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