Retired and loving it

Sherwood, OR, US
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Roger and I have lived in the Sherwood, Oregon area for 30 years, in this house for 24 years. During those years we were the owner/operators of Vista Balloon Adventures, Inc. in Newberg, Oregon. We sold the business in 2015, but continued

Home & location

Our house is located in a quiet town, in a quiet cul-de-sac, and only 10 miles for almost everything a person could want to do in the Portland Metro Area. While that is a bit of an exaggeration, we do live 10 miles from downtown Portland

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Beach
  • Mountains
  • City
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


The cat, Binx, is the reason we need a house sitter. He absolutely doesn't like to travel. He is friendly, fun, and wants to be an only pet. He moved to our place about 8 years ago because the neighbor had another cat and a dog. Binx

Meet the pets

  • Binx

    12 years

Sitter feedback (7)


An easy sit in a home with everything you could possibly need; a cat with character; owner's too -- practical, pleasant, considerate and prompt with

Stayed · 18 Feb - 03 Apr 2020

I really enjoyed my stay with Binx in Sherwood. Catherine and Roger were lovely, welcoming and so easy to work with. I really felt at home in their home

Stayed · 24 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020

Amazing stay. Binx was sweet and cuddly. The house and garden is spectacular! Great location too.

Stayed · 16 Sep - 21 Sep 2019

This is a wonderful sit! Binx the cat (aka little jaguar) is very cool. Easy to care for. Affectionate (but on his own terms!) cuddly, friendly. Catherine

Stayed · 01 Aug - 06 Aug 2019

This was a very relaxed cat sit. Catherine and Roger are easy going, friendly and welcoming. Binx is independent and also friendly. They have a nice home in

Stayed · 22 Jul - 26 Jul 2019

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