Oasis in woods but close to town

House Sitter Needed for Username: STAFIR   


Posted or Updated: Nov 20,2021   Applications: 1

Orange, Chapel Hill/Durham, Hillsborough
Orange,North Carolina United States

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From: Jan 10,22  
To:      Feb 4,22
Days:  26, Short Medium Term

We have one outside/inside cat: Kaya. And one Westie Mix. There is a fenced in backyard (very very big). Max can be walked in woods in back of house.  Kaya has places to roam and exercise, but, of course, prefer to be indoors with us.  Durham is a big music area with local places having musical events throughout the year. Three major universities are close by: Duke University, University of NC-Chapel Hill, and NC State.

Kaya has a cat flap. No litter box.  We have big flat screen TV, Wifi, streaming, books ... lots of windows and light. We prefer to keep heat at We have a wood stove if you know how to use one. We also don't use hot water to wash clothes, we hang our laundry (don't use dryer), and don't use the heat element for the dishwasher.  We compost our scraps and recycle as much as possibly can.  So we are looking for some like minded eco friendly people.  Place is in the woods & private but very close to shopping (less than 2 miles) and two neighbors. You need to come before it is dark to meet and greet! 

There is plenty to do here. We have Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) which has off Broadway shows. 

Feed Kaya and Max twice a day.  Feed indoor fish. 

Sitter must have car.  Our insurance will not allow. We prefer a couple and someone who is happy with temperatures around 68 in house so our electric bill isn't sky high.  Wear a sweater or fleece in house (Canadians, please do apply).  We have two woodstoves which you can use if you have experience.

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