Metrobilly Retreat

House Sitter | Dog Sitter Needed for Housesit. Username: metrobilly2010

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Posted or Updated   Nov 1,2017

Location
Madison Valley, Seattle
King,Washington United States

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Availability
Nov 24,2017
For 3 weeks | Short Medium Term

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We are a family of 2 humans, one dog and an occaisional renter in our basement rooms. The house is surrounded by trees and plants, many edibles and a relaxing fire bowl!

Cosmonaut Peabody (Cosmo) an energetic lab/pit mix of 10.5 years. She's about 50 lbs, loves to cuddle, has no trouble telling you when she needs to go out or is hungry, not shy with strangers, but can be too much fun for small dogs and is getting territorial in her senior years. She lived her first 8 years with our cat William and GSP Helmut, both who have sadly passed. Cosmo may miss these guys, but it doesn't seem that she minds the single-dog lifestyle...more attention and treats for her!

Cosmo needs exercise each day----with much cuddling and love mixed-in! She gets fed twice a day and needs several trips outside.

The yard is not fenced, so she will need to be leashed before leaving the house. Cosmo normally goes with us to work, so she's are used to traveling about and getting the news of other places through looks and smells. A few rounds of fetch and/or walks in the neighborhood can work just as well to exhaust the beast.

Our home sits next to a greenbelt (instead of a cross street) on one side and a hill of woods past a few neighbors, on the other. We are on a dead end that was not paved by the city, so it feels like the country!

We are within short walking distance to delicious restaurants and cafes, a yoga studio, a pet supply and small grocery.

The house was built in the early 1900s and we are attempting to restore its old charm, after getting a few remodels over the last century. This isn't happening overnight! The main floor has one bedroom, one bath, one office. The basement has our rental space with bath, shared laundry and bike room. The upper floor has radiant, in-floor heat as well as a wood stove. The sound of us chopping wood for kindling can be heard echoing down the hill! The summer is fun, as we have a fire pit, three vegetable garden plots which will need some water and will give you some yummy eats! Autumn is full of colorful leaves, and winter is cozy and

The kitchen is bright and equipped with nearly every tool, the windows are large and give you views of trees and more trees.

If we do have renters scheduled, I will give you more info about them. They share the kitchen/pantry if cooking, stay in the basement room and have their own bathroom and own entrance.

Thank you for reading our ad! This is very last-minute! We will be traveling to Europe for my husband's work, so we need someone or a couple to spoil our pets while we are away. The dates needed are November 24th-December 18th.

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