House/Petsitter needed for approximately 6 weeks from September 17 - October 27, 2022.
House/Pet-sitter needed for townhouse for approximately 6 while owner is out of the country. End date is firm.
The townhouse is located in Rockville, MD about 12 miles from Washington, DC. It is near public transportation (bus, Metro), and close to shops, restaurants, etc., and while the neighborhood is quiet, it is situated by major arteries. Easy access to the Nation's capital's many cultural activities.
The townhouse consists of 3 floors--kitchen/dining room/living room downstairs; 3 bedrooms (1 used for storage) upstairs; laundry and multi-purpose room in walk-out basement, and wrap around deck. Includes 2 bathrooms; 2 half-bathrooms and 2 working fireplaces. Fios TV/Internet/wireless access package. There is 1 assigned parking space and additional parking available. It is ideal for a single person or a couple. More photos upon request.
RESPONSIBILITIES: In addition to house-sitting, the person would be responsible for taking care of two mature dachshunds [ages 8 and 14], walking them regularly [2x day around the block], and possibly mowing the grass of my small lawn.
REQUIREMENTS: Experience with dogs, especially rescued or older dogs and/or dachshunds a plus. House-sitting experience with good references required. Familiarity with the Washington, DC area helpful.