Summer in Burns Country

Ayr, United Kingdom
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This is a beautiful house to live in with uninterrupted views over the Clyde to Arran and sunsets to die for. We are a semi-retired couple in our 60's/70's looking for a kind, caring person or couple (sorry no kids) to look

Home & location

We are situated in the heart of Burns Country. Our home is a Beautiful 19th Century category B listed country home with unobstructed amazing views and sunsets over the sea to the Isle of Arran. We are set in a couple of acres of fenced

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


There is plenty of help on hand if you want to spend a whole day away. Our gardener can attend to the animals Monday to Thursday leaving lots of time to explore. At the weekends the dogs and other animals take around 20 minutes morning

Meet the pets

  • Foxy

    7 years

  • Jenna

    Labrador Retriever

    12 years

  • Poppy

    3 years

  • Skye

    Rescue Cat

  • Minnie

    Rescue Cat

  • Chivers

    Rescue Cat

  • Winnie

    22 years

  • Rusty

    Welsh Pony

    12 years

  • Tinkerbell

    Welsh Pony

    21 years

  • poultry

Sitter feedback (7)


This was our second sit for Vivienne and Derek. When we saw they were looking for a sitter which fitted in with our schedule we had no hesitation in putting

Stayed · 09 Jul - 01 Aug 2019

We had a wonderful stay looking after Vivienne's menagerie! Vivienne and Derek were so welcoming and made us feel at home right away. They were very generous

Stayed · 17 Nov - 30 Nov 2018

Vivienne & Derek's house in Ayr must rate as one of the best sitting assignments on Trusted Housesitters. It is a fabulous older style house in a fantastic

Stayed · 14 Aug - 21 Aug 2018

We have just completed a three week house and pet sit for Vivienne and thoroughly enjoyed it. Right from the start Vivienne was very organised, left us a

Stayed · 03 Jul - 24 Jul 2018

We could not have hoped for a more enjoyable sit, Vivienne immediately made us feel very much at home, gave us a thorough list of information and was quick

Stayed · 23 Apr - 04 May 2018

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