Five Weeks in Arlington Texas luxury home

House Sitter Needed for Username: mcgrufus   


Posted or Updated: Jan 22,2022   Applications: 8

Arlington, Dalworthington Gardens, Arlington
Tarrant,Texas United States

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From: Apr 7,22  
To:      May 10,22
Days:  34, Short Medium Term

My wife and I have a 3-yr old puppy, a small cat, and a large home in Dalworthington Gardens, Texas (suburb of Arlington, TX). All three need to be looked after while we are gone from Thursday, April 7 through Tuesday,  May 10, 2022. We are looking for a mature, responsible, caring, and non-smoking individual/couple that will care for our pets and our home during that period of time.

If you are potentially interested in this house-sit, I will be happy to send you additional photos of us and of our home.
My wife and I are retired, in our 60’s. We have grown children and grandchildren. We travel regularly, both domestically and abroad.

You will have the guest bedroom (on 1st floor), which  includes a queen-size bed and an ensuite full bathroom, along with a walk-in closet. A large kitchen is adjacent and a very comfortable sunlit living room includes a 65-in TV. The house is in a quiet, safe neighborhood of large homes and lots.

My wife is a neatnik and our home is generally kept spotlessly clean.  It is very important that you be neat, clean, and tidy as well. The house is 4400 square feet, but you will only need to use a portion of that space.

The cat is content to be fed twice a day and petted once
in awhile. The puppy, on the other hand, is active and craves human attention.  She is a very friendly, delightful 70-lb dog (German Shepherd mix), who we love dearly, and it is VERY important to us that
you are comfortable caring for her.  She is intelligent and well-trained.

A garden service will take care of the front lawn maintenance, but you will need to be able to mow the backyard (takes about 15 mins.) and do light swimming pool maintenance. This is not difficult and I will provide clear instructions for you. 

We have a beautiful backyard with a full-size diving pool and an outdoor kitchen for grilling. There is plenty of shade to enjoy and an outdoor television you can watch from the pool.  

The interior of the home itself is luxurious and comfortable, fully equipped with ceiling fans throughout along with high-efficiency AC.

You will be very close to the Dallas Cowboys stadium and Texas Rangers ballpark.  You will be just a half-hour from Dallas and the George W. Bush Presidential Library, the Perot museum, the Sixth Floor museum, among others.  Go the other direction and you have the unique city of
Fort Worth with its beautiful downtown area and its historic stockyards.

Please let us know if you are interested in this assignment ASAP. If so, please supply at least two non-related references and explain why you would be a good match for us.  We look forward to meeting you!

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