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London, England, United Kingdom

Host: Debbie L.
Published September 24, 2020

General description

  • Main home
Hi there! We are looking for a reliable, mature individual or couple to stay in our 2 bed spacious Victorian House in East London and care for our pets and home in October - and the occasional weekend and also over some longer breaks at Xmas and summer. (Not suitable for families or groups as we have a nervous cat who needs calm environment). We have 2 cats and 4 sweet hens. The hens need to free range for 6-10 hours every day, so you would need to be here and close by as there are foxes. This is very important! Once they are in bed, around 19:30 you can of course go out for the evening :) If you go out during the day, then they must be put inside, ideally not longer than 2-3 hours.

Lovely kitchen looking out onto garden and near transport and shops. Quiet street but very near cafes and pubs. 10 minute walk from Epping Forest great for cycling and walking.

Needs and Animals

  • My pets
  • Animals with specific needs
  • 2 cats
  • Farm animals
Because of Covid19 - currently only arranging with sitters who are already based in the UK.

We need care for 4 hens, and 2 cats plus watering of plants. Must be experienced with animals, calm and patient! They need their routines and the hens need special care to keep them safe from foxes! They absolutely cannot be left out of the coop unattended - so you'd need to be here for 6-10 hours a day while they roam about - this is very important. Popping out for 2-3 hours is fine, you can just put them in their pen. Evenings, once they are in bed, you can do what you like :) The cats are easy to care for - one is nervous so she needs to be left to her own thing. The other cat is friendly and curious. The neighbourhood is quiet and close to transport and shops.

Practical life

  • City
  • 50 - 150 m² (530 - 1590 sq. ft.)
  • 20 - 200 m² (210 - 2110 sq. ft.)
  • Metro/tram station
  • Bus stop
  • Railway station
  • Market
  • Small shop / Minimarket
  • Supermarket
  • Shopping mall
  • Doctor
  • Pharmacy
  • Hospital
  • Veterinarian
  • Internet
  • Television
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Deep freeze
  • Enclosed garden
  • Ground floor
  • No disabled access
Quiet neighbourhood but very close to vibrant city life and cafes, shops, and also nature and the forest. 15 min walk to the station. Buses 3 min walk. Nearest tube/metro is Walthamstow Central. Nearest rail station is Wood Street on the Liverpool Street Line.

Comfort and Luxury

  • 2 floors
  • 5 rooms of which 2 bedrooms
  • Contemporary
  • Car parking available
  • Landscaped garden
  • Art and music
  • Fitted kitchen
Plenty of space in the house, to cook or relax. Big fridge with ice-maker :) Deck area with chairs and pretty flowers.

Tourism and Leisure

  • Forest
  • City
  • Museum
  • Cinema
  • Theater / Opera
Very close to Epping Forest, which is huge. Lots of local cafes, artisan bakeries, very long street market selling fruits and vegetables and a street food market on a Sunday. William Morris Gallery and gardens are a 10 min walk. Local parks also for coffee and a walk. Central London takes 20 mins on the tube - so 40 minutes or so from the house.

London, England, United Kingdom

London, UK

Available

From Wednesday 2020

To Monday 2020

flexible dates

Christmas period - flexible dates

Host

3

Debbie L.

Registered since 14/12/2019

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