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Cherie


  • Perth

I am a mature female who lives a very quiet lifestyle and I am hoping to care for your house/pets/garden. I have been housesitting full-time for approx 18months and because I've enjoyed it so much I've decided to continue with it for the tie being.

A little bit about me - I have travelled and lived abroad in many countries and homes, always maintaining and respecting them in the same manner that I would love and respect my own home.

I work from home and I live a very healthy lifestyle, enjoying yoga, swimming, art, outdoors, cooking, documentaries/movies, museum etc. I very much love animals and enjoy the nature, so am more than happy to maintain your gardens. I have plenty experience house sitting and have references available at your request. I also have a Federal Police Clearance.

At the moment I am currently on a long term house sit (6 months). I prefer long term house sits (ideally 2/3 months +). I look forward to hearing from you and hope we can help each other out, thanks.

Johana Veterinarian & dominique


  • Sydney

We are experienced reliable sitters and caring animal lovers. We have multiple and diverse house sit references. We would be delighted to take care of your pets, great and small, in a compassionate and loving way, and look after your house as our own. We are both non-smokers, non-drinkers.

Why we want to house sit ?
Housesitting enables us to experience diverse areas and cultures and get a true feel of the community we live in. We love caring for the pets we have entrusted in our care. We have earned many excellent references and best of all, many homeowners are now friends. We used to have house sitters in our previous home and therefore we understand the special trust that people rely on when choosing a house sitter. When we moved back to Australia we therefore decided to house sit ourselves based on previous very good experiences. We therefore take care of everything as we would if the house was our own. We put a lot of effort in caring for homes, gardens, pools and pets. Especially appreciated is our ability to resolve problems before they become serious. As a vet, I am able to take care of any medical emergency or general medical care which would be required for your animals. We communicate regularly by text or email to reassure you that all is well.

Our experience:
We are both animal lovers and are experienced, mindful and reliable house sitters. We would care for your home like our own. We are clean and tidy and have a healthy and sporty lifestyle. We are both professionals and have been together for 7 years (we do not have children).
Myself, Johana, I have been a veterinarian for 13 years and have experience in caring for dogs, cat, horses, rabbits, rodents, birds and reptiles. Dominique works from home and has flexible hours. He also has experience in caring for dogs and cats. We are genuine animal lovers but we currently do not have any pets ourselves as we recently moved back to Australia 6 months ago.
Dominique is very keen on gardening and taking care of pools and we both want to live in a clean house environment and therefore we keep the house spotless and returned in excellent condition.
We have lived in several countries and are very much used to moving and adapt ourselves to new environments and we love it! We have long-term house and pet sitting experience as well as rental experience. We would be happy to house sit with or without pets, however we prefer to have pets around. (house sitting references/police checks can be provided).

Thank you for reading our profile and please feel free to contact us if you think we would be a good match for your home. We would be happy to discuss your individual house-sitting needs.

Johana & Dominique

Meghan & Samantha


  • Toowoomba & South Eastern

5 Reasons You Will Love Us as Your Next House & Pet Sitter

1. We will treat your home as our own – with respect and care.
2. We are ‘neat freaks’ – we have outstanding references.
3. We love animals, gardening and being outside – we both have a background in caring for animals and gardens.
4. We understand the importance of communication – we have travelled considerably over the past 7 years. It is always unnerving when you leave your home in someone else’s care. We will stay in constant contact with you so that you know your home, pets and gardens are being cared for and maintained in a manner that is acceptable to you.
5. We can be flexible in dates, if that suits you.

Meghan is a Teacher at a catholic secondary school in Toowoomba, where she has worked for four years. I grew up on a 550-acre dairy farm near Dalby. I was educated in Toowoomba at Fairholme College and did my tertiary study at USQ. I enjoy coaching junior sport, fishing, mowing and gardening, and spending time on the 2000-acre family farm near Armidale helping with cattle work and other general duties when I get the chance. I love spending time outside and with animals, as well as with friends and family.

Sammy works permanent part-time as a Disability Support Worker and is studying part-time to become a Registered Nurse through USQ. Her passion is photography and she is endeavouring to set up her own small business in 2018. She grew up on 40 acres near Gympie and was educated there. She enjoys spending time outside, walks to keep fit, helping with farm work when needed, and most of all taking photos.

We have been in a relationship for seven years. We moved back from the Sunshine Coast to Toowoomba four years ago to advance Meghan’s career. We LOVE to travel, and have been to many places, but are now ready to settle down and buy our own home. We plan to use house sitting as an opportunity to save money for a deposit.

We have house sat for a many of our friends and other people while living in Toowoomba and on the Sunshine Coast. They have always described us as neat, respectful and caring of their homes and pets. Meghan has always had pets throughout her life, including cats, dogs, fish, chooks, and poddy calves. Sammy has grown up with cats and dogs and always enjoyed the opportunity to take them for walks and care for them. We are available to house sit for short, weekend or long stays and can be flexible on dates. We are currently located in Toowoomba and Cabarlah (20km from Toowoomba) and are happy to travel in and out for work (within 50km), if need be. Due to the nature of Meghan’s work and Sammy’s study, we would require WiFi, if available.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Kathy


  • Adel Southern suburbs, Adel. Inner suburbs, Adel. N.E suburbs, Perth, S. Western

Hello, my name is Kathy I am looking for house sits in the Adelaide Inner and Inner Southern Suburbs. But would also like to see more of WA so I am looking to go there as well. I am a mature single, non-smoking professional. I grew up with cats and have had cats and chickens throughout my adult life. I have been in my unit located in the Adelaide foothills for 5 years but cannot have pets and miss my pet therapy. I have a lot of previous house sitting experience with cats and dogs in both Perth and Adelaide for friends as well as for Happy House sitters. One of my consistent house sits was for a Belgium Shepherd and a cat, I looked after them on numerous occasions and their owners are one of my referees. I have done short and long term house sits anywhere from a few days to 3 months.

My last house sit was for a month in Coromandle Valley looking after a West Highland Terrier, which was so enjoyable and having someone to go for walks with was lovely.

I am house proud, have excellent references and would look after you pets and home with great care. I have a police clearance and DCSI checks. References available upon request.

I look forward to hearing from you.

RAYNA & PHIL


  • Brisbane, South Eastern

My husband and I are semi-retired and in our early 50’s. We have been happily married for 28years. Our children have all moved out now and living their own lives. We have sold up our home and have been travelling and want to do more travelling this year.
We both work from home now on the internet, so we would always be present to keep watch of your home and keep your pet company 24/7. Most pets enjoy company all day, they feel more comfortable.
We are fit & healthy and would care for your home as if it is our own. We are extremely trustworthy and non-smokers. We have looked after all sorts of animals, and cared for a myriad of homes, and every owner has been extremely happy with us. The pets usually miss us when we go!
We are very house-proud people who like to keep a very clean house, and enjoy gardening. We’ve always had our own vegie garden and enjoy digging around in the garden & watering plants.
We recently lost our family dog, Chocy, who was with us (and part of the family) for 15 years. Unfortunately he had 3 types of cancer and was very sick at the end. It was extremely upsetting for us to part with him. He was a cattle x staffy and had a very funny personality. We miss him greatly, so we really look forward to having a pet around again.
If you require any further information or wish to speak with me, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Emily


  • Melbourne

Hello! My name is Emily and I'm 26. I work in the healthcare industry so am well acquainted in the art of looking after things. I'm (attempting) to save for a house so am doing some house sitting and abstaining from smashed avocado to try and get there this century. I have many years experience house sitting for friends and love looking after fur babies particularly the cat and dog kind. I work in the northern suburbs so always keen for anything in that neck of the woods. If you think I'd be a good fit please get in touch. Police check, working with children (and fur babies) check and can provide written and contactable references.

Cheers
Em

Karen


  • QLD

I am a mature aged (66) single female, non smoking, quiet living, practical and reliable. I have no pets and I am retired. Clean and tidy by nature and having owned my own homes in the past I understand your requirements and would look after your home with great care.

I would be prepared to mow lawns if required and enjoy pottering around the garden.

I like both cats and dogs with a preference for medium to small dogs.

My previous police clearance is now outdated but I could arrange to get a new one if required.

House sitting provides with the opportunity to explore different areas around the state/country.
If I can be of any assistance in meeting your needs please don't hesitate to contact me. Satisfaction guaranteed.

Amy


  • Sydney

I am a single, non-smoking professional currently living in Waterloo and working in St Leonards.

I am responsible, reliable and considerate and would look after your home with great care.

I have previous house sitting experience looking after dogs, which I really enjoyed and I grew up with cats as pets and love their company.

I am looking to house sit around Sydney to get a feel for different areas and save some rent.

Both personal and professional references are available on request, as well as a police check.

BRIAN & LYNETTE


  • Brisbane

# SELF ... I AM RETIRED (68) ... ACTIVE & EXPERIENCED HOUSE SITTER ... HONEST - RELIABLE - CLEAN - TIDY & NON SMOKER
# WIFE ... RETIRED (66) ... ACTIVE & EXPERIENCED HOUSE SITTER ... HONEST - RELIABLE - CLEAN - TIDY & NON SMOKER.
PLEASE CONSIDER ... as we are an Active, Neat, Reliable & Honest Couple ... WITH POLICE CHECK & REFERENCES - and DO have the EXPERIENCE for ALL YOUR NEEDS
THANKING YOU FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION
WARM REGARDS

BRIAN & LYNETTE JACKSON

Morgan


  • Sydney, Central Coast, Hunter Valley, North Coast, South Coast

Over the past 4 years Morgan (41) and Izzy (37) have provided security, love and care for both homeowners’ furry family members, and their homes.

We look after your home as if it is our own, thankfully we’re both tidy, responsible and genuinely value leaving a place better than we found it.

Professionally we are both video producers and biz consultants (emphasis on Morgan), and copywriters and video editors (emphasis on Izzy). We often work from home, meaning we’re able to provide company for both your 4 walls, and your pets.
Morgan is also an avid DIY’er and enjoys helping with certain household tasks &/or fix-ups you might need done while you’re away.

We’re cinephiles, explorers of new places (whether around the corner, away from the city lights or across the globe) and avid foodie adventurers - both in and out of your kitchen :) .

We both grew up with various pets: dogs, cats, rabbits, and even a horse for Izzy, and genuinely miss all the care and engagement they encourage.

Feel free to get in touch and query away if you feel we’d be a good fit for your needs.

Morgan & Izzy

Eeva


  • ACT, NSW, Alice Springs, Darwin, South Eastern, Central, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Mackay & Whitsundays, Northern QLD, Western QLD, Mid North, South, Spencer Gulf, West Coast, TAS, VIC

Hello. I am a retired, mature (sadly!), married woman looking to do some house sitting. I live with my husband in our own home on the Gold Coast and we currently have a dog and a cat. I am an experienced "pet" person, having had all manor of animals in my home, from mice, birds, fish to cats and dogs. Our own dog (a kelpie) is currently 7 years old and a very crazy young thing, needing lots and lots of exercise. He was supposed to be an outside dog, but somehow that rule hasn't been fully applied! Our cat is almost 4 and is very much busy with chasing the dog around. I am able to garden, clean the pool, look after the house and pets. I am a non smoker. Though I plan to "house sit" usually by myself, there would be times when my husband would join me for a short break. We are both thoroughly house trained! We are planning to formally retire in a few years and I feel that house sitting in different places would help me to get a feel for various districts by living like a local, rather than as a tourist. I am most happy to look after pets and would look after your home well. I have now done many house sits (and many return sits) and can forward names and contact details for these house owners as references. I have a written personal character reference that I can send on to you as well. Hopefully all will tell you how wonderful I am. Oh, and also that I am honest, reliable and trustworthy. You can email me on eevahelena@yahoo.com.au anytime. My preference is for short breaks, up to three weeks or so, and around the ACT or anywhere in NSW. Thanks. Eeva

Merry


Single, non-smoking, quiet, animal loving house-sitter available...everyone catered for - from goldfish to great danes!
From a country background, I was brought up with all sorts of animals and am a certifed equine and canine sport masseuse.

My first house-sit was supposed to be for one weekend and ended up being a four year stint:))

Currently I work part time in the city about 5 hours in the evening.
Obviously this would not suit a housesit where you require your sitter to be at home 24/7.

Refs, police checks etc available upon request.

Preferred Locations: Sydney - CBD, North Shore, Eastern Suburbs or anywhere further out so long as I am handy to transport connections.

Susan


  • Melbourne

Hi. my name is Sue and my partners name is Lloyd. We have recently moved from Perth to Melbourne where my 3 daughters and grandson live. I am a retired Teacher Assistant and Lloyd is a retired University Lecturer. I own my own home in Perth so I am used to caring for a home and gardens. We are very neat. houseproud, health conscious, energetic, and most important we both love dogs. We will be housesitting over the next 12 months until we sell up and buy a place in Melbourne. I have always owned dogs and my last companion was a beautiful cocker spaniel who was with me for 14 years. As we are retired we would be around the house a lot of the time to take your dog for walks, keep him company, and give him lots of cuddles. I am happy to chat on the phone and answer any questions you may have. Cheers Sue

Terry & Kath


  • North Coast, South Eastern, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Rockhampton, Mid North, South, Spencer Gulf

We are an active couple in our early 70s.We live in Tas on the NW coast. We have cared for 3 farms in central NSW and two near Yeppoon in Qld.All house owners had dogs but one property had a variety of 10 animals .We have a caravan so will need room to park it Cats are not an option, but we are OK with other animals. We would prefer a rural setting, smaller towns and not cities.
We have booked to travel on the Spirit of Tas on the 16 June and return home on Sept 18 so your required dates need to be within that time frame. We enjoy gardening, keep our home clean and tidy, and don't mind minor work .
We can supply references by post.or computer. Kath is a retired teacher and Terry was awarded 'citizen of the year ' in our city of Burnie in 2017.
Our preferred areas are: South Aust, northern areas of N S W and in Queensland up to Bundaberg or south of there.
Yours faithfully
Terry and Kath Ferguson

Karen


  • Perth N.E suburbs, Perth N.W suburbs, Perth S.W suburbs

Hello I'm a 42 year old single female who operates a successful freelance business, writing and editing from my 'home base'.
House sitting is the perfect option for my lifestyle and goals - I can implement my savings plan, have some productive quiet time to myself and concentrate on my business, while sharing my love of animals with your pets.
I am extremely clean and tidy and very houseproud of my organised surroundings. I love to walk anywhere and everywhere, do crosswords, cook and anything else creative.
My experience with animals and house sitting will ensure a successful, easy and enjoyable relationship with me. I'm an active member of Pawshake (pet minding, exercising and sitting service) and have carried out numerous pet sitting bookings caring for a wide range of animals, resulting in happy repeat customers and unbeatable reviews.
For the past decade my neighbours from three different houses have had me look after their property and pets while they holiday.
I'm hoping to secure a home to sit and pets to love, either close to the beach or CBD. I'm extremely flexible with dates and very interested in long stays.
Regardless, I'm grateful for any opportunities offered and look forward to meeting you soon!
(References and reviews available on request)

Madeleine & Peter


  • Hobart

We are a healthy, active senior couple who live in Hobart and are willing to house sit in Tassie and in Hobart in particular.
We are counsellors and work with a group of therapists.
We both love walking, gardening, reading and watching movies.
I enjoy meditation, yoga, art and cycling.
We have successfully undertaken 16 house sits and each time there were wonderful cats or dogs to care for and enjoy.
We have been asked and accepted to care for friend's pets without house sitting their homes on other occasions.
We can see it makes a huge difference for animals to be cared for in their home space.
We imagine it makes it easier for you to relax and enjoy your holiday knowing your pets are as contented as possible.
It is a privilege to live in another person's home and we offer to look after your home respectfully, responsibly and reliably.
We are non-smokers and prefer to sit houses for non-smokers.
We can supply a reference from our most recent housesit if requested.

Denise & John


  • Sydney

We are a 58/62 year old non smoking married couple from Adelaide. My husband is a semi retired builder and we have over the past 5 years renovated our home in Seacliff including putting in a pool (we are house proud people) and now my husband wishes to help our Son who lives in a very small row house in Surry Hills renovate it to give them more space.
Although my husband will be in Surry Hills for some months I will only be able to be there when I can find a housesit. I can assure you we will treat your pet, home and garden with great care & respect as if they were our own. We have used Airbnb as travellers however this time that is unaffordable given my husband is not earning any income while helping our son renovate however we have excellent reviews and would be happy for you to access them should you consider us suitable.
I will have plenty of free time to get to know your pet, walk, feed & give affection as well as keep your home clean, do any watering, maintain a pool if required and keep your home secure as I will mostly be at home during the day when my husband is working. I enjoy reading, knitting & quilting as well as gardening, walking & swimming.
Should you feel we can help each other please contact me at your earliest convenience so we can discuss.
NB. We thoroughly enjoyed our house sit in Neutral Bay in Dec/Jan and were very appreciative to be given the opportunity and now with a new grandchild on the way we hope to do more sitting in Sydney to be close by to help when needed.
Kind regards
Denise

Alison


  • Sydney

I am a housesitter in Sydney/inner city suburbs. Thanks for looking at my profile!

I enjoy the freedom and discovery of living in different inner city suburbs and would love the opportunity to care for your house and precious pets and plants.

Single, independent and flexible, I am a friendly, quiet and mature professional woman in my early fifties. No pets or children, just a car and some suitcases.

I am self employed and my part-time work allows me to spend more time in your home during the afternoons. This is useful to keep the dogs company, walk them, tend the plants and to be seen to be around during the day. I will also be in most evenings so your house will not appear to be unoccupied.

Responsible, dependable and reliable, I have experience with and enjoy sharing affection with small animals. Growing up my family always had dogs so I have a special affinity with dogs. I like cats too and have happily looked after rabbits, guinea pigs, parrots and fed visiting hungry magpies and lorikeets who expect the owners to be there waiting for them to arrive each day. I'll happily talk to/tend your plants and will carefully follow your watering instructions (especially for those delicate orchids).

I am a non-smoker, clean and very respectful of others, their homes, privacy and belongings. I am not a party person and will spend a good deal of my time caring for and maintaining your property in your absence.

Ideally I am looking for long-term housesitting opportunities but short-term ones are equally welcome.

Again, ideally, I would like to stay close to the Balmain area where I am currently housesitting but would also welcome housesits elsewhere. I have taught tai chi in Balmain for the last 4 years (www.empowertaichi.com) in different venues including the PYC and St Andrew's church, and am known, liked and trusted by the local community.

My previous housesits have all been in the Balmain/Rozelle area. The owners specifically wanted their houses to be occupied and well-maintained during their absence with the post brought in every day and the plants watered as necessary.

I would be happy to provide further references - professional and personal. My current and clean Working With Children Check is a more thorough police check of national criminal histories from CrimTrac.

Looking forward to hearing from you and to discussing your needs and how I can best look after your house so you can really relax and enjoy your time away knowing everything is being well taken care of.

Alison

Background and Professional Experience:
Born in the UK, I lived (and housesat) for 2 years in Bermuda, spent 16 years in France - ah oui je parle le francais couramment - arrived downunder in 2002 and now am a lucky Australian citizen. My qualifications include a BA Hons and current First Aid Certificate. As a qualified Integrated Body Therapist I am a member of ANTA (Australian Natural Therapies Association) and a Tai Chi instructor accredited with NCAS (National Coaching Association Scheme) and TAA (Tai Chi Association of Australia). For the past 2 years I have been a part-time carer for an elderly lady aged 85 who suffers from vascular dementia/Alzheimer's - a role that I have found very rewarding.

Desiree


  • NSW, Melbourne

Dear Home Owner,
I am a reliable, trustworthy, practical, clean and tidy, considerate and quiet, mature woman. I am active, a non-smoker and love walking – dogs too! As a part time lecturer in Graphic Design I am at home a lot, and wish to house sit so I can afford the time to research and write. I am fond of animals and am happy to care for them as if they were my own while you are away.
I have experience house sitting in Watsons Bay (where I looked after two fish ponds and the garden for 2 months), Elizabeth Bay (where I looked after an aquarium of beautiful tropical fish and a cat for 1 month) and Ryde (where I looked after a dog and the garden for 6 weeks).
I can supply references upon request, and look forward to the opportunity of meeting with you and the possibility of caring for your home, pets and plants.

Thank you,

Desiree DeKlerk

Kerrie


  • Southern Highlands, Brisbane, South Eastern

Alida


  • Syd. Eastern suburbs, Syd. NW suburbs, Syd. SW suburbs, Central Coast

Janet & Danny


  • Syd. Lower N Shore, Syd. NW suburbs, Syd. Upper N Shore

Janet and Danny are reliable, clean, Tidy Middle Aged Non Smokers/Non Drinkers who pursue a healthy lifestyle and live and work on a casual basis in Sydney. We are interested in house sits anywhere in Sydney. We have 3 adult daughters and no dependants. We love pets of all descriptions and cant wait to meet and treat yours. Dan has tools, is very handy and is able to complete most domestic repairs. We have owned 3 homes and rented and renovated many others while we raised our family of girls. During this time we kept all manner of pets including dogs, cats, horses, sheep, birds, snakes, fish and other types of animals. We understand the responsibility of looking after your pets and home and assure you that we will treat your home as if it were our own and look after your pets and cuddle them as you would. We are contactable by email danny.swart1803@gmail.com/janets5683@gmail.com or phone 0416283505/0427287910 to arrange for us to visit and meet you and your pets and for you to decide on our suitability to your assignment. We have current Police Clearance Certificates, Passports, Drivers Licences & References available on request.

Richard & Nikki


  • Sydney, Central Coast, North Coast, South Coast, Brisbane, South Eastern, Adelaide

We are a Lap top Lifestyle professional couple have been travelling and working remotely in our business. We have always worked remotely and have our own two wifi devices own laptops and very self sufficient. We would love to house sit and take care of any animals as both are animal lovers.

We work quietly on laptops from any home base and can be around if needed for animals daytime. Giving them the love and care all day.

Most recently we have spent the last 6 months housesitting for couples with pets and staying close with the pets all day while we work. Trust me they love us. Our references will be amazing and we just gibe endless love to your animals.

We have been doing Air B & B & Housesitting this year and our references have been at 100 % 5 star ratings. We have Housesit references since we left QLD 4th February 2017.

We can be contacted anytime on our mobiles and have set up back in Gold Coast in our own apartment and free to travel with our laptops anytime.

Christmas we can be available as our family are all out of town and country.

Nikki & Richard.

Our references from our housesitting can be supplied they are simply amazing.

Just a couple of our amazing Air B & B references from our February stays.

Adrian - Victoria February 2017 - Amazing. Enjoyable. So so so good. We have decided to adopt Richard & Nikki as our spare parents - they kindly accepted and we are extremely grateful. They are 2 of the best human beings we have ever met! So kind, generous, considerate and we would highly recommend them to any future hosts.

Ross - Victoria February 2017 - Nikki and Richard were wonderful guests very friendly and chatty they treated the apartment as there own, it was much appreciated. I wish i was able to host them host them longer .

Looking forward to looking after your house and your pets - Nikki (0414 624 521) & Richard (0414 581 472)

Luci


  • South Eastern, Central Coast (Qld), Northern QLD, Melbourne, Bendigo, Macedon Ranges, Macedon Ranges, North Eastern, North Western, Shepparton & Central North

I'm a mature woman, have been renting for a long time and recently moved back home to my parent's place and I am looking to house sit as an alternative to renting. I love travelling and seeing new places, so house sitting is a good way of moving around and getting to see many parts of Victoria and Queensland for now.

I was running my own pet minding business whilst I was living in my previous address, so I have a lot of experience with animals. I have looked after a number of animals that include dogs, cats, chickens, guinea pigs, rats, birds and fish. I love the company of all animals, giving lots of cuddles and playtime. You can look me up on Pawshake I have about 50 references and also Mad Paws where I have 20 references.

I love nature, flowers, growing my own vegetables, so really love gardening and your plants would get the best care. This also seems a great way to conserve my funds and save some money whilst I go on my next adventure.

I am an extremely efficient, clean and organised person, I look after people's homes as I would my own. Non-smoker, excellent references, why not give me a call so we can meet and you can decide for yourself?

Brenton


  • Central, Central Coast (Qld)

Hi
Currently travelling towing a fully contained 21 foot caravan ( full size fridge, queen bed, separate shower and toilet, washing machine and full cooking facilities air and heating. Also with a very well trained 8 year old King Charles Cavalier Ruby non aggressive female does gets on well with other dogs. I am a very fit non smoker and non drinker male in my 50s with a love and a deep respect of all animals.
I usually complete a daily yoga routine no more than 40 to 50 minutes a day. I have a deep passion of surfing, swimming, paddle boarding, mountain biking and hiking but are not a prerequisites.
Happy to reside in my van if house sitting as it is fully contained or your house in the case of house pets.
References are available which include two long term stays, 90 plus days on farming properties with large numbers of live stock including cattle, sheep, goats,chickens, and pigs. I do work on line maybe an hour a day at worst.
I am extremely reliable with a love of gardening and promise you will return with a well kept garden and lawns.
If there is a project you wish completed am happy to discuss, i am not a tradesperson but handy with tools and prepared to give most things a go with a little advanced planning.
Brenton

Odette & Bruce


  • Melb. Inner suburbs, Melb. SE suburbs

Kaitlyn


  • Sydney

Hi my name is Kaitlyn, I am 29yrs old and have been full time house sitting for the past 7 months and intend to continue for the next year or more.

I find housesitting is the perfect solution for a single, mature person like me who likes her own space and hanging out at home as I like to live a quiet life. I take pride in any property I look after as I value and appreciate the opportunity of somewhere to stay and show my gratitude.

I am currently working full time for Sydney Cardiology as the practice manager / senior medic al administrator. My shifts are usually 8am - 4pm Monday through Friday; therefore I am at the property for part of the morning and majority of the evening to ensure the security of your home and pets. This also allows me to spend quality time with your fur babies, taking them for walks before and after work, and just having fun and enjoying their company.

I grew up with many family pets, so there are not many domestic animals I have not cared for. I feel I have a special affinity with animals and that they feel at home with me virtually straight away. I like to ensure that any pets I look after continue to live a stress free life whilst there owners are away.

Every owner I have assisted has been extremely happy with the standard of their properties on their return, so all you have to do is just un-pack and relax.

I have provided several written client references from owners I have recently house sat for and they are happy to be contacted to provide further verbal reference.

(Service I provide:
- Live-in house sitting by mature, trustworthy, non-smoking, professional female.
- Avoid kennel costs! Pet minding, including walking cleaning, giving medicines, and generally giving them good company and a fun experience.
- Garden maintenance & continuance of any other maintenance services.
- Collection of post.
- Keep in touch if reassurance is required, we can even Skype.
- I would also update you with photos via email so you can see first hand that your loved ones are being cared for, which will also put you at ease.
- Confidence that your home and possessions will be looked after with attention and respect.)

I look forward to hearing from you to see if I can assist you with your needs and requirements

Michael & Catherine


  • Syd. Lower N Shore, Syd. Upper N Shore, Sunshine Coast, Hobart

We are a retired couple, Mike and Cathy. We enjoy traveling around Australia and are now grey nomads.
Mike is a retired draftsman/landscaper and Cathy is a retired nurse.
We are trustworthy, tidy and non smokers.
We enjoy beaches, walking, gardening and reading.
We have had previous sits in Tasmania, Victoria, NSW and Queensland over the last 5 years. We will look after your home in the same manner we love and respect our own home.
We understand the importance of looking after your loved pet and house.
We really enjoy our time with the dogs and cats when we house sit as we are unable to have a pet when traveling with us at the moment.
We enjoy stopping for a while and developing a friendship with a dog or cat or both. We find we have more time to spend with the animals now and enjoy their company.

Reference

Copy of reference
17 May 2013
To whom it may Concern
Reference: Michael & Cathy Freeman
Dear Sir/Madam
This letter is to confirm that we have used Michael & Cathy Freeman as house sitters at our country property near Daylesford in Victoria on two occasions.
Both sessions were for a couple of weeks and involved looking after our cat and now our dog as well as maintaining a “lived in” look to our house.
Michael is an experienced landscape gardener and builder and Cathy is a registered theatre nurse, so you can expect that they have an excellent understanding and control of things while you are away.
We have remained in contact with them and have no hesitation in recommending them for a similar role at any property.
We are happy to be contacted in relation to any application they may make and look forward to having them back at our place at some time in the future.
Yours sincerely
ANDREW ASHBOLT
Andrew Ashbolt
565 Back Glenlyon Road Glenlyon, VIC 3461 Mobile: 0419 310 273 Email: aashbolt@arrowfunds.com.au

TREVOR & MARGARET


  • Perth

My wife and I are from St Francis Bay in South Africa and we would like to visit our son and family once a year who live at 11 Prosser Way Myaree, Perth. They own their house and have permanent residency in Australia.
We have a lovely house on the beach here in SA and have a beautiful fully grown Newfoundland dog who is now 3 years old and weighs 82kg..... So we are great pet lovers and non smokers. We have had dogs and cats for the last 45 years of our married life together.
We will be available to house sit between 11th March and 11th Aprii 2018 in Perth/Freemantle area. We would normally stay with my son, but the grandchildren are now at the age when grandparents require a bit more space. Our main reason for house sitting is obviously to have somewhere to stay and be surrounded by animals which we love, as we are not looking for any financial gain. Also bear in mind that the only time your animals will be left alone is when we visit our son and family for short visits now and again.

Before I retired I was General Manager of Mercedes Benz truck division in SA.

We would also be keen to do a house swop should you be interested in spending a holiday in one of the most popular holiday resorts in South Africa.!!

You are very welcome to meet my son and family in Perth should you require any more information or references etc. Please email me should you require more photos or information.

Kind Regards,
Trevor Kitson.

Michael


  • Brisbane

Hi, Michael here,

we live on the beautiful Gold Coast but in the coming months I need to be in bne a fair bit for work so looking for house sits so I can spend blocks of time living there. I do real estate photography (indoor, outdoor & drone) on a casual basis and Uber driving.

We own our home (on a large block with pool) so very used to looking after a property. Pretty much had pets my whole life too and we currently have a 16 year old cattle dog, Ellie (with some blue heeler in her) and a 4 year old ginger cat, Ninja. Please note though that I won't be traveling with them (as much as Ellie would love to come!) as my wife will be staying home due to her own work commitments.

I love pets and especially how they are always so excited to see you when you get home. No matter what kind of day you've had they always get your attention and cheer you up when you walk in the door!!

Just to update (26th July 2017), I'm currently in my 13th house sit since June 2016, the first was looking after 2 loving, mad, boisterous dogs in Wellington Point, a gorgeous tortoise shell cat in Coorparoo (3 times), 2 excitable dogs in Fitzgibbon, an elderly cat in Wilston (twice), 2 affectionate cats in Ferny Hills (4 times),2 cats, again in Ferny Hills, 2 cats in Kelvin Grove and a very cute Cavoodle in Wellington point!. Happy to put you in touch with any of the above for references (not all were booked through this site).

At 58 I'm what is referred to as a "mature gentleman" although my mates would argue I'm neither mature nor a gentleman....hahaha. I'm very well house trained, a non smoker and love pets, so, you know, probably the perfect house sitter.....hahaha.

Happy to keep you up-to-date with some snaps via sms or instagram of how your pets are going while you're away, even the odd messenger/facetime chat too if you like!

I trust this is sufficient for now so please get in touch if you would like to chat further.

Michael

(The pet photos include some of my "partners in crime" to date...lol)