From Oct 15, 2009 For 6 Months

House Sitter Needed for Username: Desertsun   


Posted or Updated: Jun 18,2009   Applications: 7

Sooke, West, Victoria
Victoria,British Columbia Canada
Oct 15,2009
For 6 Months |

Hello: We require an active hands-on housesitter/s (preferably retired couple with farm/rural experience who love dogs)to look after our home and 3 acre property in East Sooke, aprox.35 miles from Victoria from Oct 15th 2009 to May 15th Please note: the owner returns for 1 month (aprox Feb 15th - Mar 15th) and the housesitter would be expected to find other accomodation for that month.)

Duties will include caring for and walking our 2 large, friendly dogs,(weather permitting) in a beautiful, peaceful local park and cutting aprox. 2 acres of lawn in the spring so we don't return to 5 foot high grass!. (No problem...we have a ride-em mower!)

Our property is situated in a beautiful rural area with ocean views with friendly, supportive neighbours. Applicants must be able to "rural problem solve" and be familiar with wood stoves, as this is our main source of heat during the winter. We also get water from a well and pump system.

Housesitter/s required to pay half cost of: satelite tv, internet, supply of winter wood and heating oil. Works out to be approx $ Canadian per month for 5 months. eg $

Ideally, we are looking for someone to commit to this position annually. Please respond for more information if interested.

We look forward to hearing from all applicants. Lee

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