Enchanting Gothic cottage and garden on the banks of the Hudson

Piermont, NY, US
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I'm British, and a single mum to an 11-year old boy and two dogs, lucky enough to live in my idea of paradise. I work in the artworld, so the house is filled with paintings, I'm an aspiring novelist so it's also filled with books, and I'm

Home & location

The house is a Victorian Carpenter Gothic, built in 1860 and still with most of its period details. It was previously the home of Lawrence Olivier and Vivien Leigh for a brief period at the start of their affair, and then the long-term home

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


My dogs have never spent a night alone and just need human company and affection, plus regular walks, ideally two a day however Muppet is getting quite old now and often either doesn’t want to walk, or sometimes not very far before she

Meet the pets

  • Muppet

    English Cocker Spaniel

    15 years

  • Merlin


    4 years

  • Bilbo

    1 year

Sitter feedback (4)


I truly had an enchanted time with Merlin (my buddy) & Muppet ( my sweetheart). We had a fabulous time together in the beautiful gardens, on our walks and

Stayed · 18 Jul - 02 Aug 2021

Just awesome. Faye could not have been nicer or more helpful. Her home is exquisite. A perfect example of how to update and maintain a historic home

Stayed · 22 Jun - 14 Jul 2019

What a wonderful home and neighborhood . Muppet and Merlin are superb companions and wonderfully expressive animals. Thanks Faye

Stayed · 19 Jan - 21 Jan 2019

We completely enjoyed the time we spent with Muppet and Merlin, both wonderful dogs with unique personalities. We enjoyed our walks, exploring the area and

Stayed · 21 Dec 2018 - 02 Jan 2019

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