Quiet, beautiful home in Oakland

Oakland, CA, US
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We are both retired (she worked as an RN, he worked in broadcasting) and we have lived in this house for 20 years. We have two children. One is living and working locally and the other away at college. We really enjoy living in this area as

Home & location

Ours is a single story home surrounded by a beautiful garden and trees in the East Bay hills. The house is very comfortable and quiet. There are gardens in front of the house and in the back. There are four seating areas in the gardens for

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We have two pets. Rex is about 8 years old (a rescue dog) and Gus is 7 years old. The expectation is that Rex would get a 20 minute walk each day in the neighborhood. He is enthusiastic and very fun to hang out with. Rex has a crate

Meet the pets

  • Gus

    8 years

Sitter feedback (5)

Christie (Ina)

I enjoyed this house sit, in a neighborhood in which I felt safe. Plenty of walking space for exercise and walking the dog. I utilized Instacart for food

Stayed · 09 Sep - 25 Sep 2021

I had a really lovely stay at Mike and Wendy's. Their home is beautiful, very clean and has stunning gardens. I sat only Gus - he was easy going and sweet

Stayed · 10 Jun - 14 Jun 2021

We really loved this sit for their awesome cat Gus and their step-dog Rex. It's a bit of an unusual arrangement because Rex is part-time and when he is at

Stayed · 19 Jan - 03 Feb 2020

Rex is adorable! He will follow you everywhere in the house as he loves company. We had wonderful weather during our stay so we spent a lot of time with him

Stayed · 17 Oct - 21 Oct 2019

Michael and Wendy were very welcoming and had me arrive the day before their trip started. The gardens are beautiful and the house comfy. Great TV channels

Stayed · 14 Sep - 28 Sep 2019

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