Peaceful Farm & Forest Retreat

Rougemont, NC, US
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We live in Rougemont, NC, where we escaped the city for a quiet five acre farm on the Flat River, with 5 very friendly cats that love a lap or someone to sleep with, chickens and turkeys that free range in the afternoons and guinea fowl

Home & location

We have five acres on a quiet, dead end street that has 700 ft. of frontage on the Flat River. Depending on the time of year, there are two places our house sitters can stay, the 34' renovated, vintage Airstream or the cozy farmhouse

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


Our five cats are fed morning and night, with snacks if they want through the day. Three of the cats get medicine. All of them come and go as they please, through a cat door. They all enjoy people and lap time. The 15 chickens are

Meet the pets

  • Cosmo


    13 years

  • Nikka

    Russian Blue

    14 years

  • Tater

    Havana Brown

    15 years

  • Vache

    1 year

  • Pooter

    Havana Brown

    15 years

  • poultry

Sitter feedback (4)


What a wonderful sit this was with super friendly kitties, chickens and guinea fowl, all kinds of birds, lovely river views, a robust veggie garden

Stayed · 21 Aug - 29 Aug 2021

If you want to experience life on a working farm, the joy of being around and caring for four cats who will flock to you at feeding time and one that is fun

Stayed · 24 Jul - 03 Aug 2021

Hands down, if you come here as a sitter - you will not regret it! We spent a week house sitting the 5 cats, 16 chickens, 7 turkeys, and countless

Stayed · 17 Apr - 24 Apr 2021

Terry and Mary gave us such a warm welcome and after a tour of the property we shared an amazing meal and an evening we didn't want to end. This was our

Stayed · 21 Sep - 26 Sep 2017

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