Pretty period cottage in Roald Dahl's village, home to a cheeky

Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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We are a family of five, including our beloved Sporting Lucas terrier Aussie! Sadly we lost our older terrier 12 year old Sydney in March 2020 after a short illness. Our older daughter is working in London before heading overseas, once

Home & location

We own a charming period cottage with a lovely private cottage garden, on the edge of Roald Dahl's home village, in the heart of the Chilterns, surrounded by beautiful walks. The cottage has a generous ground floor of a study, sitting room

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Looking after our loving, bouncy Sporting Lucas terrier, Aussie, a neutered dog, 2 years old. This lovely breed is known for its caring and affectionate nature and is easily at home with long or short walks. Known for their 'talkative

Meet the pets

  • Aussie

    3 years

Sitter feedback (23)


My second stay at Aussie's magic cottage in Roald Dahl's village! Aussie jumped in my arms as I arrived, this was one of the warmest Welcome back I have ever

Stayed · 03 Sep - 06 Sep 2021

We arrived with Jo and family the afternoon before they left for their holiday so we had plenty of time to familiarise with Aussie, and got to enjoy a lovely

Stayed · 04 Aug - 22 Aug 2021

Joanna, Archie, Ruby and Aussie are amazing hosts! I spent 6 happy days at their beautiful cottage! I love that we spent time quality time before and after

Stayed · 21 Jul - 27 Jul 2021

It was my absolute pleasure to sit for Joanna. They were kind enough to invite me a day earlier and have me an extra day after the sit, which I am really

Stayed · 26 Aug - 04 Sep 2020

The best part about a house sit is the connection you make not only with the pets, but with their owners. I was graciously accepted into the home-life of

Stayed · 18 Feb - 23 Feb 2020

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