Spacious family home by lakefront, museums, restaurants

Chicago, IL, US
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We will be out of town for two short trips in the fall, and would like to leave our beloved dog and cat, Lucy and Kiora, at home with a trusted housesitter! Both animals are in excellent health, very loving, and full of personality. We

Home & location

The house is large (3 floors, 4 bedrooms, 2 offices, 3.5 baths, living room, dining room, kitchen, yoga room). Built in the late 19th century, it has lots of historical character and charm. There is a driveway and parking pad that can

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Family friendly
  • Beach
  • City


Lucy and Kiora need to be fed twice a day, once in the morning and once in the late afternoon. Lucy needs two good walks (45 minutes or so), one in the morning and one in the late afternoon or early evening. Since we are only a block from

Meet the pets

  • Lucy

    Rescue Dog

    8 years

  • Kiora

    American Shorthair

    15 years

Sitter feedback (6)


Staying in Carol and Gary's house and taking care of Lucy and Kiora was a blast. Communication was great and I was thrilled that Carol was game for my

Stayed · 27 May - 01 Jun 2021

I really enjoyed sitting for Carol and Gary and taking care of Lucy and Kiora! I highly recommend this sit. This was a laid-back week-long housesit hanging

Stayed · 02 May - 08 May 2021

This was a great experience! Carol is well organized and a great communicator. The moment we entered the family home we felt welcomed. Lucy, the dog, loved

Stayed · 24 Nov - 29 Nov 2020

My mom and I had an awesome time on this housesit! Before our stay I was able to meet Carol and get a tour of the house, and later she sent me welcome guides

Stayed · 21 Oct - 27 Oct 2020

Housesitting for Carol and Gary was a very pleasant experience! They provide helpful, detailed instructions and they are laid-back people who communicate

Stayed · 25 Nov - 01 Dec 2019

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