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House Sitting Preferences
  • 0 - 1 week, 1 - 2 weeks
  • Dog(s), Cat(s), Chickens/Ducks/Geese, None
Preferred Locations
  • Colorado, Maine, New Mexico, South Carolina: Myrtle Beach & The Grand Strand

Peaceful, Trustworthy House and Pet Sitters

58, Property & Guest Caretaker

66, Property & Guest Caretaker

Hello Homeowner.... Thank you for finding us here. Although we are on a long term assignment in Southern Colorado, We (or just Jane) are occasionally available for short term pet care assignments in Colorado and Northern NM and potentially other areas if we are on the road.

We would be a peaceful presence in your home and for your pets. We are quiet, contemplative types who enjoy living a simple life.

Basically, We've walked the earth for a while and have good common sense. You can feel confident with your home and pets in our care as you will see from the references, reviews and positive feedback from our many assignments - more from another site as well.

Jane & Pieter

Reviews (22)
Jane is the most conscientious, communicative, and collaborative house-sitter I've ever had! From our first contact/communications via this website, to the delightful video interview we had (and where we discovered many shared experiences and interests), to the daily pics she'd send of my contented cat while I was away... Jane was terrific! Her meticulous care of my home -- not only my cat, but also the gardens during excessive heat and drought, and even taking it upon herself to fix a small ... MORE
WILLAMARIE ( New Mexico, Jul 2023 - 10 days)
Jane was great. She took great care of our dog as well as sending updates throughout our vacation. She was a pleasure to work with and the dogs loved her.
HANS ( Colorado, Oct 2023 - 14 days)
Jane and Pieter just completed a 3 month house sit for us and we could not be more pleased with all they did. They are excellent sitters and we highly recommend them. They are clean, conscientious, and great communicators. They went above and beyond assisting with our car so it was ready on our return. They kept us advised of a couple of minor issues with our cat and were very adept at handling medication as needed. They are lovely people and everything you would want in a house sitting team.
NANCY ( Tennessee, Nov 2021 - 3 months)
Thank you so much Jane and Pieter! I would give them more than 5 stars if I could. You have to put a lot of trust and faith in strangers to stay in your home, Especially with several pets. Immediately, I felt at ease when we met in person. They are a delightful couple, with quiet, confident energy. I won the house sitter lottery! Their extensive experience is evident. They asked all the right questions, down to the smallest details that I hadn't even thought of. They left the house spotless ... MORE
EVE ( Georgia, Nov 2021 - 2 weeks)
Thank-you Jane and Pieter for giving me another worry-free trip knowing my home and furry family were in the best of hands. I so appreciate the regular communication from you while I'm away! Maggie now has high "walk frequency" expectations, she enjoyed her time with Pieter exploring the neighborhood. There is nothing like returning to a clean and fresh house after a long trip. Thanks again and I look forward to our next time!
SHARI (Newburg Maryland, Oct 2021 - 10 days - 1 of 2 endorsements from this owner )
Jane and Pieter were great , they took great care of our dog as well as sending updates throughout our vacation. They were a pleasure to work with and will hopefully have them pet sit for us in the future
MARCEL ( Florida, Aug 2021 - 10 days)
There are not enough stars to indicate what extraordinary house sitters and human beings Jane and Pieter are. This is the second time we have been fortunate enough to have them care for our home and (most importantly) our 10 year old Basset Hound, Daisy. Jane and Pieter are professional, efficient, trustworthy and attentive to detail. They provided excellent care for Daisy including a trip to the vet to have stitches removed, a pedicure, walks 2x daily, baths, medication on schedule and ... MORE
BARBARA (Asheville North Carolina, Jun 2021 - 6 weeks - 1 of 2 endorsements from this owner )
FABULOUS ! Jane and Pieter are wonderful house sitters and kind caring people as well. We had great communication before and during the sit. Our dogs and fowl were perfectly happy and healthy when we returned. Our house was spotless and the garden was well tended as was the lawn. They did everything we requested of them and we felt very comfortable with them taking full responsibility of our home and creatures that depend on us. They are always welcome here.
ROBIN ( Virginia, May 2021 - 4 weeks)
....from a first-time user of House Sitters America, I want to share that having Jane & Pieter in my home was an excellent experience! Through pre-vacation communication, we set up the hows/whys so when the time away actually began, I was very comfortable. It was so nice to be able to enjoy family time away knowing my furry ones (enjoyed the regular reports of their antics) and home were in their more than capable hands. Upon returning, how wonderful to discover that everything was even more ... MORE
SHARI ( Maryland, Apr 2021 - 1 week - 2 of 2 endorsements from this owner )
Thank you, too! We really enjoyed our time. We saw turtles, a fox, eagles, frogs... This was a fun sit! Playing fetch with a cat was a new experience. :)
Jane and Pieter are great sitters, in all respects, but most importantly they provided caring, attentive and loving care for our Daisy. They took time to get to know her and understand her needs. The communication chain Jane and I established was both helpful and reassuring. When Jane texted to ask what I use to mop the floors I wish I could have hugged her! Our home was left clean and tidy (much appreciated). Having a house sitter requires a great deal of trust. From our initial interview I ... MORE
BARBARA ( North Carolina, Mar 2021 - 3 1/2 weeks - 2 of 2 endorsements from this owner )
Jane has been our house sitter several times over the past few years; she is terrific! She is responsible, caring, and keeps in touch. We trust her implicitly and would have her again.
SUZANNE ( North Carolina, Feb 2021 - 3 weeks - 1 of 3 endorsements from this owner )
Jane and Pieter were stellar house/pet sitters; while we were gone they had to deal with plumbers coming to the house, Christmas packages arriving, garden furniture arriving, which they assembled for us so that it was all ready when we returned home and they did it for a nominal fee. I feel very fortunate that we had them stay with our dog while we were away for 2 mos. helping our daughter and her husband with their newborn twins. They sent us regular messages so that we would not worry and ... MORE
SUSAN (Carmel California, Oct 2020 - 2 months)
We can't say enough about Jane and Pieter! When we departed for 3 months one of our elderly dogs had just been diagnosed with pancreatitis and heart failure. We feared he would be gone before we came home. Under Jane and Pieter's loving care, Buster is alive and well! Jane kept me apprised of Buster's condition, adjusted medications according to symptoms, and they took him to the vet as needed. Our house was immaculate when we came home and they handled every detail such as unforwarded ... MORE
SUZANNE (North Carolina North Carolina, Jul 2020 - 3 months - 2 of 3 endorsements from this owner )
No rating Jane was a wonderful house sitter! Did more than expected, kept in touch and was happy to be at our home with our animals. She also did a great job watching over my entire rose nursery! This was our first experience with House Sitters America and it did not disappoint. I would recommend Jane to anyone and we would definitely try to have her back the next time we need help. Thank you Jane for your enthusiastic Presence!!
PAMELA ( Florida, Jul 2019)
No rating Jane just completed a ten-week house/pet sit for us, and we can't say enough good things about her. First, she has the basic desirable qualities we wanted in a house sitter: she is extremely responsible, highly competent, and very neat person. Also, when things came up requiring changes in her arrival/departure times, she was fully transparent with us about why. We worked together and both adjusted our schedules to make mutually agreeable plans. Beyond the basics, what really makes ... MORE
SUZANNE ( North Carolina, Apr 2019 - 3 of 3 endorsements from this owner )
No rating Jane was an absolutely fantastic house/cat sitter from start to finish. Jane came to sit for me last minute after another cat sitter cancelled. I am very protective of my cat, Louie, and Jane was gracious enough to provide me with two references to speak with over the phone last minute to ensure my peace of mind. The two references had wonderful things to say about Jane & they were right! Jane came over before I left for my trip to do a meet and greet and not only did Louie get along with her ... MORE
ARIELLE ( Colorado, Feb 2019 - 4 days)
Jane and Pieter did a terrific job house/pet sitting my home, 2 small dogs and a cat. I was very comfortable with them and my little ones took to them right away. They were very thorough. Jane even made a small diary of each day's notes which I found very helpful. They gave my dogs their vitamins and special medication that the one dog gets. Special feeding instructions, too. No problem. Walked the dogs twice a day. Moved my two cars from no-parking to parking on the requisite day. ... MORE
SHARRON ( California, Jul 2017 - 5 days)
No rating Jane & Pieter were terrific housesitters and petsitters. We've already booked them for a return visit! They handled minor house issues promptly & intelligently, replacing batteries in our smoke detectors, & light bulbs. We came home to find the house clean & tidy & the cat happy & well. They were delightful to deal with and took care of everything beautifully. I couldn't be more pleased.
PAT SHIPMAN (North Carolina, Oct 2014 - 1 week 4 days)
No rating This was our first time using a house-sitting service and we're so pleased to have found Jane and Pieter. They were quick to respond to us, both before and during the house-sit, and were accommodating in arrival and departure times. When we returned, our place had been looked after well and our cat was happy and relaxed. Even the bedsheets were clean and ready to be used, which was such a relief after our long journey home! Thanks so much Jane and Pieter!!
ROSANNA (Massachusetts, Sep 2014 - 4 weeks)
No rating Jane and Peiter were a real pleasure to have stay at our home. They took good care of all of the animal, plants and yard flowers. Thank you
MARSHA & WILLIAM (South Carolina, Aug 2014 - 2 weeks 2 days)
No rating Jane and Pieter were great, I can't express enough thanks to them for caring for our house and four footed family members. We were going to spend 6 weeks in Europe and were looking for someone to take care of our house and animals. Jane and Pieter responded to our ad and we quickly worked out an arrangement. This was our first time ever having a house sitter, so naturally we were a little hesitant, however, after meeting Jane and Pieter, all our concerns disappeared. While away they ... MORE
JEFF (Aiken, South Carolina, Jul 2014 - 1 month 1 week)
No rating Jane and Pieter took care of our 4 cats while we were gone for a month. Before choosing them, we were able to arrange a Skype call to meet face to face. Even though we had other people with more experience to choose from, we decided to follow our gut and went with Jane and Pieter. Jane emailed every few days with pictures and updates to let us know everything at home was going well. They were always easy to reach and quick to respond. Our cats adapted to them quite well (which was surprising) ... MORE
KIMBERLY KUO (Suwanee, Georgia, Jun 2014 - 4 weeks)
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