Vanessa & Ian

Dedicated full-time house sitters. Over 90 international sits all with 5* Reviews - We'll

London, United Kingdom
73 Reviews

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6 external references

Reviews (73)


This is the second time that Vanessa and Ian have house sat for us and they are fantastic. Super nice couple, incredibly easy and professional. They seem

Guildford, United Kingdom · 28 Feb - 15 Mar 2020

Vanessa and Ian looked after our home and our dog Remi for a couple of weeks and we could not have been happier. They clearly love dogs and we felt that Remi

Maidenhead, United Kingdom · 12 Feb - 25 Feb 2020

This was the first time we’ve had house sitters to look after our cat and from our initial contact via Skype we were immediately put at ease. Vanessa & Ian

Carnforth, United Kingdom · 17 Jan - 10 Feb 2020

Vanessa and Ian were wonderful house sitters! They were immediately relaxed, likeable and efficient. We felt confident leaving our home and treasured cat

Northallerton, United Kingdom · 04 Dec 2019 - 07 Jan 2020
Alan & Gill

1st house sit from this lovely couple. Ian and Vanessa kept us informed whilst away and it was lovely to come back to a clean tidy home with happy animals

York, United Kingdom · 19 Nov - 02 Dec 2019

References (6)


On meeting Vanessa & Ian I immediately felt at ease as they are a very warm, gentle and responsible couple and I felt we had an instant rapport. This was

House & pet sitting reference · 29 February 2016


SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE: Over 90 international house-sits, all with 5* reviews (60+ on TrustedHousesitters), animal care including rescue pets and young/old; luxury property care; remote off-grid living; water management, solar, swimming

Why we want to house sit

We find the process of being able to exchange services based around trust and respect, extremely rewarding. And while house sitting allows us to travel and experience different cultures and countries around the world, with the company of

Our experience

We're comfortable with all breeds, sizes and ages of dogs and have experience of administering insulin injections. Ian cared for and trained a team of 20 Alaskan Huskies so he can deal confidently with more dominant or willful pet

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Reptiles
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock
  • Birds
  • Small pets


May 2020
June 2020
  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Morocco
  • Netherlands

Profile details

Vanessa 58 and Ian 56
Publisher of House Sitting Magazine and Assistant Publisher of House Sitting Magazine
With a partner