House in Fabulous Walking Area with stunning views

Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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We are a retired couple who now want to explore both the UK and visit family in Australia which is why we have joined Trusted House sitters! We have a family home in the village of Gumley South Leicestershire, which is situated near the

Home & location

We have a 5 bedroomed detached house set just off the Main Street. One of our bedrooms is a "train room" with a 1950s train set! We have parking for 4 cars, a small orchard and a mature garden. We spend a lot of time in our conservatory

  • House
  • Basic WiFi
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car
  • Use of car included


We share our house with Noodle the dog and 5 house cats, Mango, Truffle, Fudge, Toffee and Nutmeg (there is a food theme here!!!). The house cats are fed twice a day and Noodle is fed once a day. If we are holidaying in the UK then Noodle

Meet the pets

  • Noodle is a multi-pedigree terrier dog.

    5 years

  • Mango is our eldest cat and is very much in charge!

    17 years

  • Truffle is the maverick who thinks he is a dog!

    10 years

  • Fudge sadly lost her front leg when she was 14 months old

    6 years

  • Toffee is Fudge's sister

    6 years

  • Nutmeg is the newest recruit and was feral until he had enough courage to adopt us at Christmas 2018

    4 years

  • Marmite is our yard cat and is feral

  • Honey

    Welsh Pony

    25 years

  • Nelson

    21 years

  • poultry

  • farm animal

Sitter feedback (1)


It was our first time for Housesitting and so we have been very exited! Penny and John are really nice people and it was a very warm wellcome. It was a

Stayed · 27 Aug - 05 Sep 2019

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