We have a 2brm 2 Study, single story home on 3/4 acre in a semi rural area. Though we have lots of gardens, they are generally low maintenance so all that is really needed is to mow the lawns (with a ride on).
Our only pets are pond fish that should be fed once a day, but we do have lot's of visiting birds that appreciate a handout.
We have a swimming pool that doesn't require any work other than to check chlorine levels once a week unless you want it kept in a swimmable state - but it's starting to get a bit cool by April.
Wallalong is about 15 min drive from Maitland, Greehills or Raymond Terrace (main shopping centres) and about 40min into Newcastle. Nearest shop is 6km. We are about 10 min walk to the Paterson River. There is no public transport.
This is our retirement home so we have set it up to be comfortable and relaxing, hence the nice gardens and privacy from the neighbours.
Our ideal house sitters would be people who are prepared to keep the lawn mowed (it takes about 40min and at that time of year it should be down to less than once a week), keep the house clean and tidy. The ability to fix little things - such as the garden watering system springing a leak would be advantageous.
The house is not childproof and is now cat and dog free, so our chosen sitters won't have young children or pets to bring with them.
We have space to park a caravan as long as you are good at reversing up a 20m driveway.
We would be interested to hear from you if you are available for this period - actual end date is negotiable. Our normal process is to give people a week or so to respond then create a short list for closer consideration. The ability for us to meet in the near future is always an advantage :-)
Heather and Geoff
Pets & farm animals
Feed the fish.
The local birds appreciate a feed now and then.
WiFi, Pool/spa, Heating, Cooling, Washing machine, Room for caravan, BBQ
Nearby: Parks, Fishing / Boating