Cappelhurst - Five Acres in Horse and Bourbon Country

Simpsonville, KY, US
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We live on five acres with four alpacas, some chickens, fish and a Great Pyrenees. This crew needs daily feeding and care, and so when we both travel, we need someone to be there. The dog stays inside at night, and so housesitting works

Home & location

Cappelhurst is five acres 30 minutes from Louisville, KY, near Simpsonville - the "Saddlebred Capitol of the World." We are also located about 30 - 50 minutes from more than a dozen distilleries, breweries and wineries. Mammoth Cave and Red

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Family friendly
  • City
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


The creatures that would be in your care include: 1. Emma and Ainsley, Great Pyrenees: They come and go in the yard and house as they please. The yard is fenced, so they do not need walked. Feed 2x/day. They sleep inside at night. 2. Four

Meet the pets

  • Emma

    Great Pyrenees

    9 years

  • fish

  • poultry

  • farm animal

Sitter feedback (6)


This was a wonderful sit; we enjoyed the hosts, animals, and the quiet picturesque home and countryside! The hosts are very welcoming and truly wonderful

Stayed · 09 Jul - 18 Jul 2021

We had a great time at Jean and Jerry's lovely home. They made us feel very welcome. Emma, the dog, is very lovable, the alpacas gentle and intelligent, and

Stayed · 12 Jun - 21 Jun 2021

We had so much fun sitting for Jerry and Jean. They are wonderful hostesses. The animals are easy and great. The kids enjoyed the daily chores. The house is

Stayed · 21 Dec 2019 - 01 Jan 2020

Enjoyed the house and all of the animals very much! Thank you for allowing me to stay. Best regards, KB

Stayed · 29 Jun - 07 Jul 2019

We highly recommend this house sit, we had a lot of fun here and never ran out of things to do. They have a beautiful home in a beautiful spot.

Stayed · 31 Mar - 05 Apr 2019

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