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Posted or Updated: Aug 15,2022   Reviews (1)   Applications: 2

Location
Western Slope, Cedaredge
Delta,Colorado United States

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Availability
From: Sep 12,22  
To:      Oct 26,22
Days:  45, Medium Term Dates somewhat flexible

Hi:

We are looking for a house sitter from about September 12 to October 26, 2022 (dates somewhat flexible).

We are a retired couple, and travel a fair amount in our motorhome.  Our dogs travel with us, but there is a cat at home, as well as a fair amount of house plants that need watering.  The cat is very low-maintenance, and has an in/out door.  He loves to be petted when people are around, but he's overall very self-sufficiient, so if you'd like to take short trips for a day or two to explore the area, all would be just fine. 

We live in a very small town on the Western Slope of Colorado called Cedaredge, which is about 15 miles northeast of Delta, CO, and about 50 miles southeast of Grand Junction.  We are located on the south side of the Grand Mesa, the largest flat-top mountain in the world.  The area is primarily an orchard area, and grows apples, peaches, apricots, cherries, plums, and grapes, some of which will be available during this trip.  Our property is only about 3 acres, but the area in general is absolutely loaded with large orchards.  We also have a small pond/water feature with fish, but it should require very little attention during this stay, other than feeding the fish every day or so, and making sure the water level is maintained.

Our house is a modest 1940s farmhouse that we bought and renovated several years ago, and is situated just north of Cedaredge, with spectacular views of the San Juan Mountains and the Uncompaghre Plateau.  Outdoor opportunities abound in the area, with great fishing, hiking, bicycling, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, camping, etc.

If you are interested in spending a little time in western Colorado this fall, we'd love to hear from you.  Our dates are a little flexible, so please let us know your schedule if you're interested.  We'd need to leave by the 12th or so of September, and anticipate being back in late October. .   

Thanks so much for reviewing our post.  We've used a Housecarers  housesitter many times now, and our experiences have been absolutely wonderful for both us and the housesitters.

We will provide pictures to interested candidates. We look forward to hearing from any interested sitters.  Thank you.

A & K

NOTE:  This is a second post for this house sit, as our first chosen sitter had something come up and is now unable to fulfill this sit.  If you have replied as interested previously, please let us know if you are still available, and interested.  Thank you.  A & K  

House Sitter Feedback / endorsements (1)

“ Friendly, easy-going hosts and the most-lovable Tabby ”

Sit Dates Mar-24-22 - May-3-22 Sitter water_n_surf, Member Since Aug-6-13

I enjoyed housesitting for about 5 weeks for Kathi and Anthony on their property at the base of the Grand Mesa. Kathi and Anthony were generous, easy to stay in touch with, and had a quick response to my questions.

It’s a really safe, semi-rural area (but close to town) with friendly neighbors. Cross-country skiing was close, as well as biking out the door (if you love hills) and hiking of all kinds. Their wonderfully independent, yet cuddly cat, Diego, took the morning patrol with me around their 2 acres, and stretched out on my lap every evening. Spring in SW Colorado: variable weather and wind, lots of birds, and a pair of great horned owls nesting in the backyard. Who could ask for more? Highly recommended housesit! I’d love to return someday.

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