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david


  • Canberra, Sydney, Central Coast, Hunter Valley, North Coast, South Coast, Hobart, VIC

I am semi retired and would love the opportunity of looking after your pets, home and garden whilst you are away.
I am extremely fit and active for my age, and I am a non-smoker.
I would like to house sit as I enjoy discovering local communities and prefer to avoid hotels and busy resorts. I would rather find a relaxing place to retreat to.
I am a keen gardener and have a genuine love of animals. I have owned a number of cats over the years and my second language is now “CAT”. To be perfectly honest I’m not sure that I owned a cat really, perhaps it should be the other way round. Nevertheless it’s always been enjoyable.

I am highly reliable, considerate & respectful and will take excellent care of your home and pets.
Your home will be kept neat and tidy at all times, inside and out, and will be left in the same condition as you left it.
I would love to house and pet sit for you, and if you require any further information don't hesitate to contact me and I will be only to glad to assist you in any way I can.
Looking forward to hearing from you.

Loretta


  • ACT, NSW, Alice Springs, Darwin, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

I have been an owner of dogs for 20 years. I am pet friendly, responsible and reliable. I am of good character and trustworthy both with your home and your pets - something that is very important to me, and I empathise with the decision to have someone in your home taking care of your precious pets. When I go away I have pet sitters come to my home so my dogs are in a safe familiar environment in my absence. I am fit and healthy (non smoker) and am able to walk dogs and maintain a clean house. I will respect your home and your privacy. My partner is a stock agent. He is very capable with all requisites re the land and animals. He has cats and aviaries and Ollie the cockatoo. He is a real farm gem. He also works as a gardener on a property in the Western District. He is very capable and versatile and can and will turn his hand to anything. I am interested in house sits by myself, or with Wes, depending on your requirements. I do have references on this site, from previous happy pet owners. Hope we can assist each other ..

Glenn


  • VIC

Hello. I am a mature man, 55, non smoker and have been housesitting now for 18 months.

Whilst trying to get back on my feet again I feel that this would be a great opportunity to help out others and see parts of Melbourne that I have never experienced.

I have had pets all my life, and would look after yours as if they were my own.

I have renovated and kept neat and tidy a house so I would treat your property and possessions with the respect they deserve.

I am available as soon as required and would be delighted to look after your pets and home for you.

Debra & Tom


  • ACT, NSW, QLD, SA, VIC

Hello,

We are a non-smoking, mature aged couple who will look after your home and pets as if they were your own. We are willing to travel to most areas of Australia. At the moment we are looking for a house-sit in NSW, Victoria or Q'ld, but are willing to consider/travel other states. We are experienced house sitters, having done many sits over recent years including many return requests.

Our reasons for house sitting are simple. It gives us the opportunity of seeing different parts of this beautiful country, and it also to gives us the opportunity to provide the home owner with peace of mind that their home and animal/s will be extremely well cared for, should we be granted that privilege.

We take pride in what we do, being both neat and tidy. We enjoy a quiet life, are very capable, employ common sense and take care of things the way we would hope some-one would do for us.

We have cared for many different animals, cats (many varieties including Ragdoll, Himalayan, Russian Blue, Birman, Burmese, Siamese, much loved long haired and short haired moggies, all with different personalities and requirements, some indoor only felines). We have cared for number dogs (Malamut-cross, Border Collie, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Staffy, Flatcoat Retriever, Labradoodle, Swiss Shepherd to name a few), fish, chickens and cows a herd of 20+. In recent times we can add sheep and goats. We have looked after suburban properties and rural/semi-rural with water tanks and septic systems, pumps and bio-cycles.

We can provide excellent references upon request. Looking forward to hearing from you.

Debra and Tom

Carmelina


  • VIC

I like the idea...of HHS....it's really beneficial for me to have a working holiday nearby a beach. I have a bike and so far I have completed house an pet sits nearby a train station and a local beach in Victoria. I prepared to have a sea change taking cake of a house and pets or garden...for a year for you....in exchange ....nearby a train preferably. I have reference from HHS with a child check and a Crim check.., Food Handling Certificate as well. I live in Brunswick with my daughter who attends Melb. University. Im working part time two days a week..as a Community Presenter at local radio station NorthWestfm 98.9....as volunteer ..... I like Mt. Matha Mornington ; Rye Sandringham or Mordialloc Bonbeach nearby locations preferably. You are welcomed to contact via email carmelinapal@gmail.com or mobile 0448726602.

Ocean grove; or whatever beach is nearby aok hear train station preferrably..as I like taking my bike. Im on WhatsUp Facebook look me up..Carmelina Palazzolo...regards

Jacqueline & Georgina


  • ACT, NSW, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Liz & Kate


  • ACT, Central Coast, Hunter Valley, North Coast, South Coast, Rural/Regional NSW, South Eastern, Central, Central Coast (Qld), Western QLD, SA, TAS, VIC

Two very quiet mature non smoking,non party, women who love classical music. We have been house sitters over the years and locum managers for B&Bs, self catering cottages and small farms. We would now like to pet/house sit for others. as after lots of travelling during which we have had special people look after our beloved boy who sadly has gone where good pets go when it is their time for peace, we would now like to help others to enjoy their travels. References can be supplied, and our police check is up to date Do you need us? We would be very pleased to help you enjoy your adventures.


Toots (Annette) & Ross


  • ACT, NSW, Alice Springs, Darwin, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Active, healthy non smoking couple - social drinkers only - aged 68. Self employed prior to retiring with a background in family farming followed by tourism when we owned and ran holiday accommodation for ten years where cleanliness was of prime importance. Our business consisted of 10 cottages and 3 acres of grounds and garden which we maintained ourselves.

Wide interests including interior decorating, gardening, reading, music, natural history, bush walking, travel, and how life ticks in general! Since retiring, we are keen to see more of our great country and would love to come to your part of the world and would consider it a privilege to care for your home.

What we offer:
Lifelong experience with and love of all animals. We have always had a variety of pets as well as caring for the farm animals. Enjoy gardening and happy to care for your garden as well as pets. Experienced in general repairs and maintenance if the necessity arises.
Having always owned our own home (except for renting for 15 months following the sale of our business and whilst considering our options), we understand the importance of having someone trustworthy and reliable to care for and maintain and care for your home and pets. We have now been house sitting for over 6 years and looked after 50 homes and various animals.

Happy to provide references and Police clearance.

Ngaire & Adam


  • ACT, NSW, QLD, VIC, WA

We are a close knit, fun loving little family of 3. Myself, Ngaire, I'm an Osteopath and own my business so need only be in the clinic 1 day a week, or sometimes not at all, and the rest of the time I can work from home. My husband, Adam, who works for a pharmaceutical company, and our 5 year old daughter Maeve, who just loves life, people, nature and animals.

In March 2018 we took off on an adventure around Australia for 6months, however we decided to rent our Essendon home out before then, and house sit full time for 7 months. Initially we thought we would return to our Essendon home following our trip, but we fell in love with house sitting! Meeting some wonderful people and forming great bonds with pets was a bonus we hadn't anticipated, and so we have chosen to continue house sitting indefinitely. We are non smokers, who take pride in our home and possessions, and care for anyone else's home like we would our own. We understand how it feels to trust someone else with your home and pets, and we take the responsibility seriously.

We are happy to care for your home, keep it neat and clean, do extra little jobs and you can trust that your house will be in the same great condition you left it upon your return. We love to explore as a family, and enjoy walking dogs or taking them out and about. We would be pleased to care for any animal in whatever they need.

Maeve is a gentle and kind 5year old who understands appropriate behaviour with pets of all types, and is very used to the house sitting lifestyle and the behaviour that is required. Obviously, we need to care only for animals who are comfortable with children, so that we make sure she is safe. She also understands caring for other people's property and is no problem in a home that hasn't been "child proofed". You won't even notice she has been there!

Previous house sitting roles have involved us caring for 3 dogs at a time, 4 cats and multiple fish in one house in the heat of summer. We are up to the challenge! We are also fine, with just a small dog who loves a cuddle, we are pretty flexible! Our experience also extends to chooks, rabbits and turtles.

We have looked after a number of homes with both pools and spas and are happy to maintain these for you with appropriate instruction for your specific requirements. Maeve is a very strong swimmer for her age, being used to both pools and and the ocean. Although we of course supervise her at all times, we have no concerns about her in a property with a pool.

As a family we love spending time exploring new places, having coffee with friends and just being together. We get out and about but also enjoy time at home so your pets would have company too. We love spending time at the beach, or catching the train to the city for an explore, and of course if there is a great park around, we love a play! We are a footy loving family, though we don't agree on our teams ;-).

We would love to hear from anyone looking for down to earth, relaxed but hard working people to care for your house or pets. We are open minded for any types of property.

We have police checks and references available (you will find many attached to our profile). Please feel free to contact us with any questions at all that you may have. We are so excited for the next chapter and the variety that house sitting brings and look forward to hearing from you!

Rachel & Charles


  • NSW, TAS, VIC

We are sensible, reliable travellers from England who would like to take care of your home as part of our adventure enabling us to see more of Australia. We are available for any length of time until June.
We love animals, have dogs as pets and one of us lives on a farm.
I have pet sitting experience where I also looked after the garden and cleaned the house.
We would ensure your home is in the safest hands while you’re away. We are relaxed people and we are not interested in making a mess or inviting parties over, so you can rest easy that there will be no damage. We are non smokers and very sporty. We like to keep organised and don’t like to disappoint!
We can provide lots of references from general previous employers, family or Friends.
We would be grateful for the opportunity you would give us to see more of Australia and you will return to your home with no question that it has been taken care of.
We would love to hear from you if you have any questions.
Rachel and Charles

Jeff & Lelia


  • VIC

Hi – we're a fit, non-smoking couple of Australians in our 60's, retired professionals, been traveling overseas for 11 years on our yacht and are now returned home to Australia. We are available year round, and can be flexible with start and stop dates. We love to travel and we love animals, and we will be happy to pet sit cats and dogs, as we have been pet owners in the past. Birds too! We can do garden and lawn maintenance, and as we have housesat before, we can provide references. We'd love to hear from you!

Kevin & Elaine


  • ACT, NSW, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Looking for housesits for periods 6/4/2019 to 18/4/2019 and 27/06/2019 to 12/07/2019 somewhere on the Eastern Seaboard. If you are looking for someone to love your fur kids to bits, then we are the house sitters for you.

Senior couple, non-smokers, social drinkers, in good health, refined, professional and very clean, considerate and quiet-living. You will be pleasantly pleased to return to a clean, we cared for house.

We have been house sitting full time for eleven years and call ourselves pet nannies. We have Police Certificates and excellent references (which are available upon request).

Over the years we have cared for goats, a pony, alpacas, fish, chickens, possums, birds and wallabies but mostly very spoiled puppy dogs and pussy cats.

See our website and house sitting adventures, www.happyhewitts.com.

Michael & Barbara


  • ACT, NSW, QLD, VIC

We are retired Health Professionals (Radiographer/Nurse) have extensive house-sitting experience over recent years, are mature, clean, responsible, considerate, non smokers, always leave a home & property in a better state than found. With no commitments at home, we're free to be away for as long as we wish, willing to travel to anywhere Australia wide, & to most overseas locations. We're willing to care for cats & kittens (not dogs) have had domestic animals in the past. Happy to speak with anyone seeking a sitter, & we have references.


Kevin


  • ACT, NSW, Darwin, Brisbane, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Sunshine Coast, Adel Southern suburbs, Adel. Inner suburbs, Barossa Valley, Clare Valley, South, TAS, VIC, Perth, Goldfields, S. Western

We are a clean-living, non-smoking, pet-loving, retired couple in our mid 60's. Our focus is to provide high quality care for your much-loved pets & your home. We are experienced House-Sitters, and enjoy an impeccable reputation. Since starting out in 2007, we've looked after many rural acreage properties at Bodalla NSW, Bathurst NSW, Dromana Vic, Woodend Vic, Woongarrah NSW, TePuke New Zealand, Nyora Vic, Hobart Tas, Gosford NSW and Nelson Bay NSW. References and Police checks available. We have looked after medium & small dogs, cats, alpacas, horses, chooks, ducks, geese, fish, & mice. So … please contact us to discuss your house-sit needs. Regards, Kevin & Dawn

Steve


  • ACT, NSW, Alice Springs, Darwin, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Hi everyone and many thanks for viewing our profile !

Because of current back-to-back house sits, our next availability is from approx 4/12/19.

So far, we have (successfully!) completed house sits in NSW, VIC and WA..

We have chosen to provide professional house sitting services as recently we had a business purchase fall over at the very last minute. Having sold our home to do so, and with all our furniture and belongings in storage awaiting the removalist to deliver, the business transaction had to be stopped and left us very disappointed to say the least. Add to this we were "homeless" (though our eldest daughter did throw us a lifeline, and a bed!) as well as Leesa resigned from her job.

Nevertheless, this all happened for a reason and we are firm believers in this.

Hence, this is our new adventure !

We are both 52 years old, healthy, non-smokers and enjoy socialising. We offer financial stability and have had a lot of owner occupied and investment properties.

We have won numerous awards as business owners and employees, and are well known for being very easy to get along with, plus both being Virgo's, we're VERY clean and tidy !

Travel is high on our agenda, now our daughters have completed their schooling and established their working lives. We feel house sitting can provide us loads of opportunities to travel extensively.

Part of our offering is that we will provide our own linen/pillows, as well as bring our Wi-Fi if required.

We have current National Police checks completed, as well as numerous references.

Due to allergies, we are unable to look after most animals, though (eg) birds and fish should be fine.

We would love to talk to you about your home and how we can help look after it for you, so please give us a call any day of the week.

Regards, Steve and Leesa.

Helen & Tony


  • ACT, NSW, Alice Springs, Darwin, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC

We are two retired, active, music and food loving schoolteachers with a penchant for travelling and enjoying new experiences. We have been involved in house and pet sitting for many years and in many places throughout Australia and overseas. While we have a home in Adelaide, we enjoy a nomadic lifestyle in our motorhome, which makes it unfair to have pets of our own. Housesitting allows us to indulge our love of animals and over the years we have cared for many dogs, cats, birds, horses, sheep, goats, cattle and the like, with dogs, whether big and boisterous or small and cuddly, being our special love. We are also meticulous in the attention we give to each property, whether it be an apartment, a suburban block or a rural spread. Recent experiences have included a 10 month stint on a Daintree acreage, return visits to a horse property and 3 months caring for two houses in the south of France. As Tony is something of a dab hand at housework and property maintenance and Helen is an expert at quality control, you can rest assured that your property and pets will be cared for as if they are our own. We will happily provide you with contact details for phone referees if required.

Pam & Keith


  • NSW, VIC
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We are a couple in our early 60’s – recently retired who enthusiastically enjoy house sitting because it allows us to provide a valuable personalized service to home owners. Nothing gives us more pleasure than making home owners feel comfortable with being away from home, knowing their house is in good hands until the owner's return. We're very grateful to all our wonderful clients for the opportunities they have granted us through inviting us into their homes and lives. We receive trust, and in exchange, we provide loving care. We are non-smokers who are honest, reliable and dependable house sitters who will respect your property and personal things. Our background was in education. We have owned a home and are fully conscious of the care and security needed in keeping a house (including a pool) maintained. Also we have had pets that lived very long comfortable lives because we treated them as part of our family. We will care for your pets as if they were part of our own family. We have had experience in house/pet sitting before and we have references available on request.

Victoria


  • North Coast, VIC

I am happy to take care of your home, animals and plants, giving you peace of mind whilst you are away.
I own my own home so understand your requirements; having been both a home owner requiring a house/pet sitter and a house/pet/plant sitter, I know exactly what is required when caring for your home. I am a single woman, non-smoker/drinker, '50-ish' and work as a figurative ceramist in my own studio.
I love peace and quiet and enjoy my own company. I have lived in the country for several years, and coming from the coast, miss walking on the beach.
However, country/coast sitting is fine as I love to travel and explore new places.
I am houseproud and would consider it a privilege to care for your home, pets and garden.
Being a responsible, reliable and considerate person, I would take excellent care of your property .
My availability is flexible with both personal and professional references available on request.

Sharon


  • ACT, NSW, QLD, TAS, VIC, WA

I'm a mature aged, non-smoking female who has chosen to housesit as an alternative to renting. I've been housesitting since September 2011 and I really enjoy the lifestyle. House-sitting is a great way to save money until I can afford a place of my own, plus I enjoy experiencing different places. I love animals (was raised on a dairy farm), and am experienced in dealing with all their cute little quirks (and messes!) and providing a load of pats and affection if required. However, having a pet is not a requirement for me to house-sit.
I keep the homes I house-sit for in good condition and am very respectful of the homes I care for.. Owners have been very happy with the condition I leave their homes, gardens and pets in and I've had many return house-sits and referrals as a result. Any tasks that need to be done in your absence - like mail collection and putting out the bins - are part and parcel of the house-sitting lifestyle and I'm happy to do them for you.
I work at home part time for a super company and I also do some writing so I spend much of my time working on my computer. The good news for you is I'll be around to keep your pets company and hold down the forte, so your pets will be well looked after and your home will be well attended. I enjoy my own company and peace and quite around the house. When I'm at home it's just me, so you can rest assured that there won't be a continual procession of visitors stampeding through your home. Of course, I can go on about how responsible, reliable and trustworthy I am....but why not get in contact with me so you can decide for yourself. I have great referrences and a police check...what more can you ask for in a sitter?

Carol & Rio


  • Bris. Northern suburbs, VIC

I am a mature, responsible and highly conscientious 53 year old lady who is currently on her seventh successful house sit. My 15 year old daughter and I are well-travelled and highly respectful people that adore animals and find we easily establish rapport with them. We often become the ‘aunties’ to our new fur friends on our house sits. We will treat your home and fur babies with lots of care, love and attention. You can be assured you can holiday with no worries at all about your home and your pets. We lead a healthy lifestyle and are clean living and non smoking. I only work online , so can give your fur babies lots of love and attention. I am a friendly, healthy, happy person that is easy to get along with. I do have a unique gift with animals, they almost always like me on first sight, which says a lot about a person. We are currently house sitting as we love the freedom and lifestyle it gives us ( we have a base in Redcliffe, a small cottage) and as we no longer have dogs or cats of our own, just love looking after other peoples. My daughter is very mature for her age and is a lovely person with masses of compassion for animals.
We are more then happy to supply references if you require them, both from house sitting, work, school and personal.
I really hope you consider us as we believe you’ll be very happy with us.

Sandra & Jean-Nicolas


  • NSW, QLD, VIC

Australian and French married couple with a 3 year old. Living in France since March 2016. We have thoroughly enjoyed exploring parts of France and other European cities as well. We are currently renovating an apartment we bought in Pau (South West France) , but always interested to discover and travel to other parts of France and Europe.

Our son is a really happy little person, who is well-behaved and well-supervised at all times. He is very gentle with animals.

We have completed 5 house and pet sits in France and Italy through 'Nomador' so far (and 1 in Melbourne Australia over September 2018, when we went back to Melbourne for a visit) and really enjoyed caring for the clients home, garden and animals, and look forward to doing it again!

We are non-smokers. I would describe ourselves as warm and friendly, clean and tidy, responsible and respectable family. We will always leave your house clean and tidy on our departure, and will wash all our linen for you. Quiet in nature, preferring to spend nights at home cooking our own meals. We are always reachable by phone or email.

Our hosts pets are always our first priority, and our day will revolve around their needs first, that may mean, walking and playing with the animals, company, cleaning, or administering medication. I love photography, and enjoy taking photos of the host's pets to send to you whilst you're away.

In our spare time here we enjoy road-trips, exploring a French village or patisserie, history, vide greniers, local festivals, art and design, walking trails, and looking for any photography opportunities and there are many here in France!

David & Stephan


  • NSW, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Hey everyone, we're Stephan and David, two 31 aged backpackers from Germany. We both quit our jobs, to leave the comfort of our live at home and start a new life of adventure.
We have been granted with a working holiday visa by the Australian government, so the plan is to spend the next year (until September 2019) travelling and working while we live the Aussie life. What a better way to experience this than housesitting: taking excellent care of local homes and pets, as if it were our own, in different neighborhoods/cities/states while the owners are away.
Plus, the lifestyle that a housesitting provide suits our needs and profiles: a quiet place (in comparison to hostel/share flats) where we can relax, have a good night sleep, some cooking to save money, and the possibility to enjoy the company of a furry friend!

Stephan grew up on a dairy farm so he has a lot of experience with caring animals and farming. I have experience at taking care of dogs, cats, hamsters and rabbits. We are reliable, neat, tidy and respectful.
We would love to look after your pets, maintain your yard, house or farm and in the mean time enjoy the city.
We are reliable, neat, tidy and respectful. We are absolutly happy to take care of your pets and maintain your garden, house or farm. We would make sure they feel good and safe while you’re gone and will keep you up to date.

Do not hesitate in reaching out to us if you have any questions. We speak english and german. :)

Cheers!
Stephan & David

Therese & Geoff


  • NSW, QLD, VIC

We are retirees from Hobart who enjoy house sitting to escape the winter chill! We have had experience house sitting in Tasmania , Queensland and Melbourne.I (Therese) a retired Registered Nurse and my husband Geoff is a retired Public Servant. We own a lovely Federation House in Hobart. I am interested in Interior Design and crafts. I am also a volunteer at Ronald McDonald House. Geoff is a keen golfer and a ship shape house cleaner ( ex navy ) and also an experienced pool cleaner. He volunteers teaching English as a second language.

Over the last 30 years we have had many different breeds of dogs and a cat of 20 years who just passed way so your animals will be in very safe hands. Our recent experience with house sitting includes various properties in 3 different states ranging from very a modern town house to a farm house on a large property with an olive grove ,hens etc .
We are non smokers and enjoy the quiet life enjoying a good read and walking. Over the summer we managed a Bed and Breakfast which included meeting quests and cleaning. Owner happy to provide a reference

References available

Christine & Graham


  • VIC

We are experienced housesitters and non-smokers who ran our company from Western Australia until our retirement in June 2012.
Our daughter who is a vet nurse introduced us to nursing many neglected RSPCA dogs back to health whilst awaiting new owners when we resided in Perth.
Over the past six years we have house-sat for many families caring for dogs, cats, turtles, chickens, birds, horses and Alpacas (not the nicest of animals). We even have past experience caring for a baby ring tailed possum and a juvenile Rainbow Lorikeet, we keep adding to our list.
We love animals, are very house proud and above all, we are reliable and dependable.
Upon selling our Perth home and business we traveled overseas and bought a large boat which we have lived on for 6 months of each year followed by travels in our caravan and visits to family in Melbourne. From time to time we require a "pet fix" and as our lifestyle doesn't suit pet ownership, house sitting is a great compromise.
We are currently awaiting the sale of our boat before heading overseas again in 2019.
We are now fully booked for sits in Melbourne until 5th March 2019 but will consider offers after this from April 2019 onwards as we have not yet set a departure date and can be flexible.
We have great written references which are available upon request. If you are interested please give us a call or respond to this message.
Regards,
Christine and Graham

Nigel & Nicola


  • VIC

Hi,

Our names are Nicola and Nige and we are big animal lovers! We are available to housesit whilst we look to settle back in Melbourne (my home town) after a period of work travel. Nige loves the outdoors as he comes from rural England. He grew up around farms and is comfortable with a wide variety of animals and temperaments, he also has a green thumb when it comes to tending to his veggie patch! I mainly work from home so can provide lots of love and attention to pets during the working day.

We would describe ourselves as calm, mature, nature loving, active, reliable, conscientious, ethical and eager to take care of your pets and your home with care and diligence.

We can supply references upon request and look forward to hearing from you!

George


  • ACT, Flurieu Peninsula, South East, VIC

I HAVE BEEN BOOKED UNTIL JAN 27.
Hello, I am a retired primary teacher. I have a current police check and am experienced at house-minding. I think you will be reassured by my references; these I am happy to email to you. I am a non-smoker. I am used to dogs and cats and fully appreciate that you would want first class minding of your pets. Through this site, over the years, I have minded about 12 homes, some repeat visits. If I mind your home you can be assured that it will be properly cared for.

Lucy c
I have known Mr George Carlyle for many years. During that time I have called upon George to look after my house and garden during my trips interstate or overseas on a number of occasions. George has always been reliable, trustworthy and looked after my place/s very well. I have no hesitation in recommending him to others who need someone to fulfil other such roles, and would be happy to verify my experiences with him as house-sitter and garden carer.
I have also referred him to friends of mine (in Northcote and for a three-month stint in France where pets were cared for as well). All reported being very satisfied with George's involvement.

21 Showers Street
Preston, Vic 3072
To whom it may concern,
I have known George Carlyle for the past six years and felt confident to ask him to look after my property last year. My wife and I travelled overseas for three months and were keen to get someone in to look after the place. We asked George because of his responsible and sensible manner.
I have absolutely no hesitations in recommending George as a house /home sitter as he looked after our place brilliantly which made our trip all the more enjoyable.
Yours Sincerely
Marty F


To Whom it may concern.
I have known George Carlyle for about 30 years. In this time George has always been a person with high standards with a genuine concern for community. George has always shown great respect to any items that he owns or have been left in his care. I feel sure this would be equally reflected in any property that was placed in his possession. As the owner of a beachside property, I have no hesitation in allowing George full, and unlimited access whenever it is available. And have always found it to be left in excellent condition. I have absolutely no hesitation in putting my name forward as a reference in George’s search for house, and honestly believe that any landlord could not get a better tenant.
Chris W

Nicole & Saša


  • NSW, Darwin, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

The Ebachs

Nicole: 44, Graphic designer (self-employed)
Saša: 44, Online marketer (self-employed)

A video about us:

https://youtu.be/GtTGIeblwFQ

We are traveling the world and getting to know pets all over - common, what could be better than that? :-) We started our journey in June 2018 and we used to say we would like to travel for three months to 30 years. Three months are already over. So here we go.

Why we want to house sit

You need someone to watch your home and your pets - we need a roof over our head. That's a match made in heaven.

But it goes deeper than that. Both our kids love pets. Especially cats. They grew up with two cats from the day they were born (2004 and 2008). While the older one (Ben) loves to watch Youtube videos of computer games, the younger one (Martin) loves to watch cat videos. If we would let him, he'd do it all day long. So a big reason is Martin who would love to connect with cats and dogs again after we lost our second cat (Leeta) in 2017. She was 20 years old and like our first child. If you have a pet you know what we mean!

Leeta was the reason we postponed our dream of traveling the world until we wore both in our mid fourties. Some of our friends thought that this is a little late. We couldn't disagree more.

We want pets, but we also want to travel. So this is at the heart of the reason for our wish to do house sitting.

Our experience

Coming from Germany there is actually not a big culture of house sitting. There is some, but it is nothing compared to Australia, NZ or England. When going on vacation German families usually just let the neighbors take care of their pets and the house.

So this is - at the moment - our main source of references. Our old neighbors in Germany and all their lovely cats.

My husband and I both grew up with dogs. I had a mixed breed dog and Saša had two German Shepards.

We are also completing our first dog sit in Sydney, AU over Christmas and NYE in December 2018/January 2019. Just have a look at our video. We are having so much fun with our dogs :-)

As long as your animals are not dangerous or very difficult to care for we can take care of them and your house. We are very dependable and your house will be in very good hands.

Abbey


  • VIC

Hello!



My names' Abbey, I'm a 31yo professional who works full time, studies part time and spends the rest of my spare time walking, hiking, at the gym, or finding the best coffee spots in the sunshine that Melbourne has to offer.



I absolutely adore dogs, they are just the best companions! I curreently rent and cannot have pets but cannot wait until I am in my own home and can get a pup.



I am super clean (a well known fact amongst all my girlfirneds haha) with an impeccable rental hostory too. I have spent many weeks & months over the years housesitting for old colleagues/friends etc.



I'd love to help out & spend some time with others' pups whilst they travel/away fromhome. Feel free to ask me any quesitons, I am happy ot provide a reference of the pup I've looked after, on multiple occasions.



Cheers, Abbey


Nikki


  • VIC

Hi there,
I am a 35 year old Australian female. I am very friendly and respectful and have a calm nature. I live a very healthy lifestyle and am into yoga and all things nature.
I am currently renting however I am returning to study so have decided to house sit during this time. I work part time in Real Estate so I am very respectful of other peoples homes and privacy.
I have grown up with both cats and dogs so love being around both.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask. Hope to hear from you :)
Cheers,
Nikki

Michael


  • VIC

I am a 50 year old single male recently moved back to Victoria from overseas. I don’t smoke or drink. I have a full time job Monday to Friday 8am to 3.30pm. House sitting interests me so I can save money and it almost feels like going on holiday living in a different house in a different area. I love all animals and have had a few house sitting jobs since I’ve been back with animals, I have looked after a dog with diabetes and blindness therefore giving the dog insulin injections twice a day. I am very neat and tidy and house proud. I could give references on request.