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Available - Brisbane
. . Lisa Jensen
. . Geoff Clark
Immediately - Any time.
Gold Coast & Brisbane
50 - young 50
- Honest and reliable
experienced house and pet sitter currently living on the Gold Coast,
Queensland. I have been house and pet sitting for the past 15 years both
in Australia and America.
I worked and travelled in America for 13 years and became part of the
family with most of my clients. On regular occasions I would house and
pet sit for many families both short and long terms.
Whilst house sitting I was also a self employed house cleaner and
travelled America extensively. Many references available on request.
I am available for long and short term house and pet sitting.
I am a single woman with no children and love animals.
I have a current passport and would even consider travelling as a nanny if
Available immediately even on short notice.
Phone: 0498 994
March - August 2016
Preferred area: 500km Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Nthn NSW
Semi-ret--experienced house/pet sit
- Honest nomad hobby writer,
drug/smoke free, social drinker, honest, trustworthy, police check,--use
house sit to further my hobby, to experience new places-local history,
people, and at the same time mind your property, possessions and pets,
(experienced variety of pets, reptiles, horses) and tend to mowing and
gardening etc--hopefully giving you peace of mind in your absence.
-2430- Names . .
Steve & Marg Morris
3/2/16 to 26/4/16
Gold Coast to Brisbane to Sunshine Coast
Semi Retired -
Currently sitting but I have a
gap before my next long-term assignment.
I am an experienced sitter,
reliable & trustworthy and look forward to seeing where the next sitting
will take me.
It is a great life style & meeting new owners, as well their beautiful pets,
and I appreciate the trust and responsibility given me.
I have been self employed for the past 25 years, and go to Brisbane 2 days a
week, from 2 - 5 hours a day, and I am always home by 4pm, so if animals are
involved they won't be alone for long. (A police check is done every year as
part of my Business license renewal).
I am 60, single, always happy, non smoker, non drinker, with good morals,
not religious, but strong spiritual faith, and just love helping out where &
when I can, especially getting to know the animals, they are the main reason
I do this as my time is my own.
I am very clean in myself, my car, and my own homes, but more so in yours,
as I am very grateful when chosen, to care for your home, belongings, and
the most precious asset your beloved animals.
I have personal & previous house sitting references that I would be glad to
share, once I am being considered for a house sitting adventure.
If you wish to know more please call me, or email me and we can discuss any
concerns, Regards Russell.
17th January 2016 onwards
Preferred area: South East Queensland or within 50km Sunshine Coast, Gold
Retired / Handyman
EXPERIENCED HOUSESITTERS WITH GREAT CURRENT REFERENCES.
We have been house sitting now for over a year and have completed 5
house-sits. We have cared for a cattle property with animals, dams and a
homestead then ventured around Brisbane on acreages and also small homes
around the city. We are currently in Maleny looking after animals and are
looking for our next home sit...
We are both extremely clean and love doing some gardening, we always leave
the homes we care for in tip top shape ready for when the owners arrive
If you are looking for a quiet, reliable couple to maintain your home and
keep it safe while you are away, contact us today!
All enquiries welcome
Marg and Steve
0422 936 262 (Steve)
-2428- Names . .
. . Helen Heilig
Brisbane, Hobart, Launceston
Teacher / Chef
- I enjoy reading, drawing, walking and nature.
I have been employed as a stewardess and chef on yachts so you can be sure
your house will be as neat and clean as you leave it.
I am at a stage where I am deciding where I want to live so am interested
in traveling and staying somewhere without a lease.
I am currently staying with my son and walk his 2 dogs everyday as well as
some night duty.
Phone: 0484 345 223
2016 1st - 17 Jan; 2 Mar
-15 Apr; 18 Jun - 25 Aug; 1 Oct - 31 Dec
Police Information Centre
experienced sitter - 15+ years house sitting in Brisbane area.
Active, security conscious, reliable, garden loving, pet loving, quiet,
non-smoker, house-proud and respectful of other's homes.
Have many return
clients over the years and have built a rapport with many pets and home
Feel secure in coming home just the way you left it.
Phone: 0416 254
-2426- Names . .
-2425- Names .
Si & Sue Whaley
from January 2016 onwards
Sunshine coast from Brisbane North
to Noosa - coastal area
Artist / Teacher - experienced
- Professional /
Hello there. My name is Judith and I'm a young at heart mature aged Dutch
woman who is fit, strong, healthy and happy. I am a non-smoker and
By profession, I am an experienced artist / art teacher and have
volunteered at many theatres and schools within this profession.
I love pets, nature, people and gardens. I don't believe looking after
your pets is simply about feeding them or giving them a quick pat. I
genuinely enjoy the company of your animals and will spend and commit
quality time with them to ensure their health and happiness.
As an avid walker, I enjoy having your beloved pet as my company it's a
wonderful bonus to my walking routine!
I am a neat and tidy person by nature and absolutely treat your property
as if it were my own - leaving the house in order each day. I also enjoy
I have been house minding now for 45 months and completed 22 Home and
Pet sits of which 1/3 rd have been repeated and left with happy hosts
& happy pets. I feel this speaks volumes of my high standards, reliability
and integrity, with numerous verbal referees to confirm. I very much enjoy
the freedom and diversity I receive looking after your homes and your
darling pets, along with the stimulation that comes from being within a
new community and all that this has to offer.
I do prefer longer house sits - but am more than happy for you to contact
me if you have short term needs as I may be in between house sits. I do
require good mobile reception and also broadband as I am undertaking some
online studies. I also thrive in clean and airy spaces. I will always
continue to maintain the home environment in this way for you in your
If you think we are a good fit for each other then please don't hesitate
to contact me on 0457393929. I welcome all enquiries and look forward to
hearing from you if you would like more information.
Of course, I have my own vehicle and can provide excellent references
of past house sit. I also have police clearance.
Thank you so much for your consideration and I do look forward to helping
Kind regards, Judith.
0457 393 929
11/1/16 - 28/2/16
All areas of Australia
Both recently retired
Ages 55, 58
- We are a British couple with family in
Australia, & have both recently retired from jobs in the London area, and
with our grown-up sons having just left home we are looking for bit of
adventure. We have done a lot of voluntary work over the last few years,
e.g. book-keeping for charities, work in local country parks (hedge
trimming, path clearance etc), community hospital bus driving, assisting
adults with improving their Maths.
As home owners ourselves, we are used to looking after homes well, as we
are both practical with household chores & repairs.
We are keen gardeners, so when you get back from your holiday, your garden
would look as good as it did when you left. We have had many pets in the
past, but none at present, but often dog-sit for my brother & a neighbour.
We are both keen walkers so dog walking would be a pleasure not a chore.
We are both non-smokers with clean driving licences.
We have both been policed-checked given our work with vulnerable adults &
We are available for a chat by Skype or phone at any time.
Phone: 0044 7917 020687
-2423- Names . .
. . Coral Waters
2015 - 2017
..Love Australia ..protection
of our environment in our country is involving each one of us.. being
patriotic and assisting our likeminded people with caring for their own
properties.. is supported by people with caring natures.. even myself can
be of great help .. if only for 12 or 24 hours.. even lengthy times to
include weeks into years..
Phone: 0488 504
Gympie and surrounding country areas,
Brisbane South and West
Experienced sitter. Available now, after cancellation.
Available for long term sitting most places, as well as preferred areas.
Country girl at heart. Lover of animals and gardens.
I am a mature lady, who has owned and cared for many homes. I am trained
in Security practices, but no longer work in that industry. I will look
after your home as I would my own.
I am a non-smoker, and only have a drink on very special occasions.
I prefer long sits, preferably for 3 months or more as I have a couple of
little toy dogs who are my family, and keep me company, which means I am
very happy to be home at night. They are my security alert. I have a
collapsible outdoor pen for them, and an enclosed playpen/bed for when
they are indoors at night. This means they will not be running around your
home. They are very well behaved, quiet, and will get along with your pets
as well. Please don't let this deter you from selecting me, as they are
actually a benefit to house sitting.
I am a keen gardener, and would love to keep your garden watered and cared
for until your return.
I am also happy to assist elderly family member in your absence.
Please contact me if you have any questions.
0403 050 189
-2419- Names .
Jan 2016 - 31st March 2016
- Hi! My name is Penny Benjamin, owner of PB
Lifestyles; my own business where I run active escapes, healthy cooking
classes and online health and fitness coaching.
I'm 27 years old, female, and grew up in Brisbane, with my Mum, Dad,
Sister and beloved Tootsie (black Labrador) who is now in doggie heaven :(
Before moving into the health and fitness industry I have a background in
I'll be taking a working holiday in 2016-2017 and would like to experience
different European towns, villages and cities and 'live like a local'.
While also completing some online post-graduate study.
I am therefore seeking House-sits in Brisbane prior to my departure and am
available from 1 Jan 2016 - 31st March 2016.
I've been a renter for several years with great references. Plus I own my
own investment property, understanding an owner's perspective when others
are staying in your home.
I am a responsible, clean, fun-loving, 27-year-old female who grew up with
dogs, birds and guinea pigs as pets and understand what it takes to care
for animals. I love animals, the outdoors, nature and experiencing things
like a local. I've always found it easy to fit in wherever I visit!
-2414- Names .
Lainey & Paul
DECEMBER 2015 - JANUARY 2016
GOLD COAST /
BRISBANE and coastal from NOOSA TO PELICAN WATERS
Semi-Retired - Experienced
minders in Australia.
- Experienced Australian sitters
Completed another great house sit in Mandurah in 2014 and now planning
our next trip - available again early December 2015 to end January 2016.
Would prefer ocean views, large pool. Canal setting.
Large home. Use of boat and car if possible but happy to consider any
quality home in a coastal setting.
We had a brilliant house sit (Dec/Jan 2012/13) and got really attached to
our dog, Oscar! Heart breaking leaving him............
Hello we are Lainey and Paul both 57 and semi retired.
We live in the Cotswolds UK on our own Golf Course surrounded by 55
acres of beautiful countryside. We used to have our own swimming pool and
associated tasks to its maintenance. We are used to maintaining gardens.
We each have dogs, a Boxer and a standard Poodle.
We have family living in Perth and visit them every year. sometimes
in August just for a month or so but generally anytime from December to
We usually rent an apartment attached to a lovely house which is where we
began our sitting with animals alone!
The lady we normally rent from asked in 2009 if we would look after her
Cats while she was away. We love animals, so agreed this was not a
We actually liked the fact we had our independence and trust given to us.
The next year she asked us again, but this time she was away longer and
asked could we maintain the swimming pool as well as look after her
daughters dog. Again we agreed and really got into this WA life style
trust and enjoyed the responsibility.
We are trust worthy, we love animals. We would have great Respect for your
home as we would our own.
We are non smokers, healthy, love walking
swimming and reliable. We love outdoor life!
We can give you local WA references and
you are free to CRB check us.
I hope we can help you this year or next year.
We have our own transport when we are in WA. We do like
an adventure and prefer Coastal areas. I love Mindarie, Ocean Reef,
Fremantle, Mandurah, Rockingham or Busselton.
Take care and see you soon Lainey and Paul.
-2410- Names . .
Ches & Rick
-2406- Names . .
Ian & Vivian
All Qld and
Retired - Experienced
53 & 62
- We are a married couple
who have been sitting full-time
years now and therefore have many excellent
We will care for your homes, gardens and pets.
We are both non-drinkers and non-smokers and have a background of working
in caring fields (disability and aged care).
We ran a holiday farm for several years and managed some holiday
apartments by the sea.
We are experienced with a large variety of animals (both inside and out)
and would love to care for yours. They will have lots of extra attention.
Let us know what animals you have and we'll let you know how our
experience matches your needs.
We did sitting in South Australia
from August 2007 and have
been in Queensland and Northern NSW since
April 2008 doing a variety of sits. We still have some gaps in our
We are also very keen on obtaining sits on the Gold Coast and in the
We are happy to discuss both short or long term sits.
Around Christmas 2016 - Book early to avoid
South East Qld - Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast
Retired and Procurement manager
- Experienced sitter
- I have been House sitting
for 13 years mostly through this site, though many of my sits now are
second and third time around.
I am often booked up to 12 months in advance & I have left behind many
satisfied owners and have an extensive list of contacts for referral.
I am experienced with all kinds of properties, Animals Birds, Fish, and
Since retiring I have been sitting all over Australia and have taken sits
in all states. I have been having a break from sitting due to having
recently remarried and now living in the Philippines.
My wife Vivian and I have just completed a House sit in Turramurra N.S.W
(March to June 2015)
We are looking return to holiday in Australia in the future (2016/2017)so we are
planning ahead. Vivian usually has leave from mid December to mid January
but we can be flexible with dates .
We are non smokers, clean, excellent housekeepers, and rarely drink ,and
never use drugs.
The number provided is a Brisbane land line number which will divert to
either voice mail or direct to my mobile.
Phone: 070402056 (Brisbane) +69159585143
Fully booked for now
Nthn NSW and Qld
Retired - Experienced
Fully booked for now
Hi, my name is Helen. I am
retired Registered Nurse with a agriculture and
farming background. I have a calm, thorough personality. A non smoker and
Non drinker. Meticulously clean and tidy in the home. My own home shines
with devoted care and attention.
I have recent house sitting experience and have also
house sat friends home whilst they were visiting USA for two months. I
have for short periods of time (up to four weeks) on numerous occasions
managed the family property.
I would enjoy house sitting your home, enabling me to pursue exploring
more of Australia.
I also offer a detail clean service of homes as required.
Small dog or cat is ok. I have experience with a
variety dog breeds. Am familiar with Sheep dogs-Kelpie. Small dogs such as
Happy to discuss your needs in detail over the phone or email.
Referee on application.
0417 369 939 - phone contact
25/7/15 to 17/9/15
Brisbane, Gold coast, Sunshine coast
RN retired - Pro Photographer retired
Experienced house sitters for the last 4 years.
We are looking to get away from the cold winter weather here in
We will maintain and care for your property as our own and look after your
pets as required.
Phone: 0409 157
-2395- Names . .
Karral Miller & Neil
-2383- Names .
. Bill Murray
From April 27th 2015
Preferred area: All Qld, NSW, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, Western
Australia, Northern Territory. Plus France, Canada, Spain, UK, Italy.
Retired teachers - Experienced
Experienced sitters - References available.
We are a married couple of fit, active, non-smoking, recently retired
teachers. We enjoy travelling and believe that the only authentic way to
experience a place is to stay for an extended period as a local. We are
honest, trustworthy and can provide impeccable references.
We have a small farm and so are familiar with caring for animals and pets.
Neil is a furniture maker and has many practical skills useful in
maintaining a home. Karral is a passionate gardener and very capable of
looking after your garden and plants.
We took part in a very successful house swap with a couple in the UK in
1996 and have house sat several times in different parts of Australia,
always with positive results and pleased owners. We have also used house
sitters for our own property when we have been travelling so we are well
aware of what is required in caring for houses and pets.
02 6071 8621
All dates (booked 6th March to 9th April)
Retired RAAF officer, full time
- I am an
sitter who is extremely conscious of the need not to let down home
owners. My greatest disappointment is having to refuse owners who have had
arrangements in place only to have a sitter cancel at the last minute. If
I commit to you then you can plan your absence in absolute peace.
I have an impeccable character being a Justice of the Peace, a retired
RAAF officer and a member of The Salvation Army. I own three homes in
Atlanta Georgia which I have rented out so am totally empathetic to the
need of home owners.
I have a gorgeous Fox Terrier who owns our home with my wife and I. My
wife has a job here in Canberra so does not accompany me on Full Time
assignments; however, she will join me during my assignment.
I would prefer the availability of a vehicle although in major cities I
prefer the use of public transport.
I am in great demand...obviously I must be doing something correct.
Therefore, its advisable to get in quickly. Overseas assignments are
02 6294 8225
-2379- Names . .
Kevin & Sylvia Woodcock
-2371- Names . .
March 2015 - indefinitely
Preferred area: All areas
Retired property carer, retired
- Experienced sitters.
Kevin and I have recently retired from full time work, we are young at
heart, fit, non smokers, own our own home in Canberra and have already
looked after 2 very large homes in Sydney and Burradoo NSW Under Auzzie
house sitters and have been given good reviews.
I worked for an eye surgeon in Canberra for 7 years, and Kevin looked
after large complex gardens, maintenance etc.
We love people and animals, we enjoy seeing new places, and will look
after your home and pets as if they were our own.
Have references and police check if required.
02 6294 7893 or 0420 671 275
Mum / Professional House
- Hi there! My name is Lisa.
I am 28 years old and live in Pakenham with my parents, daughter and son
(2 years old and 9 months old), cat, five chickens, lorikeet, reptiles and
I have a current police check and I am happy to care for pets of
any animal species, from companion pets to farm animals, as well as to sit
for owners of pet free homes. I am drug free, non-smoking, clean,
responsible, caring and respectful. You won't have to provide a thing for
my children as I have port-a-cots for them, as well as portable high
chairs, safety gates etc.
My kids are both very used to animals and are not afraid. They are also
very easy to 'house proof' your house for as I have a playpen and safety
gates for them to keep them away from dangerous / off limits areas in your
home/ property. I also want to make you aware that I am quite
knowledgeable about farm animals and know they can be unpredictable, so
will not be taking my children outside with me to feed and water them, so
you need not be worried about my kids on your farm :D
I have a Certificate IV in Animal Husbandry (Domestic Animals) with
training including dogs and cats, birds, rabbits and guinea pigs, rodents,
fish and reptiles. I also intend to begin working for Wildlife Australia
fostering and rehabilitating injured or abandoned wildlife when my
children begin school.
I have lots of experience with all kinds of animals, having owned and
worked with a large number of different species over the years, including
parrots, chickens, ducks, cats, dogs, fish, reptiles and horses. Due to my
course, I am also quite knowledgeable about health and well being and have
been trained in basic animal first aid.
I have recently begun house sitting full time and am hoping to continue to
do so as it allows me to get out of my mother's hair, and spend some time
alone with the kids. I am more than happy to come and meet you and your
pets and can provide references on request.
I look forward to meeting you and your pet/s!!