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House sitting in Melbourne has opportunities for housesitters from CBD to Dandenong ranges, Port Phillip Bay, Geelong, Werribee, Frankston, Mornington Peninsula.

Home owners - To find sitters for your home anywhere in Melbourne, Australia, search through the following listing of registered sitters until you find someone suitable to care for your home, pets and garden while you're away - or you may place a free sitters wanted ad.

House and pet sitters may register as available for sitting jobs, one registration for as many areas as you like in Melbourne, city, suburbs, Bayside or anywhere around Victoria or Australia-wide.

Many owners do prefer to use registered sitters whenever possible which gives you the opportunity to list your preferred areas and dates and why the home owner should select you ahead of any others available for minding their home. House and pet carers are wanted for all areas in and around Melbourne and all Victoria, Australia.

Just a quick Email to let you know we have enough house-sits for this year and we are now not available again until January next.
Thanks once again for your web site.
with regards, Jim and Frances.
Tasmania, Melbourne, Canberra

Housesitting Melbourne

  • Melbourne House sitters - available for sitting (Blue sections below)
    This is carers registered as available for house and pet sitting
    - Available House sitters Melbourne or scroll down
    - Available for All Victoria - separate page

    Owners looking for a house or pet sitter will usually find someone suitable from these lists of registered home minders.
  • Melbourne Sitters Wanted (Green section on All Vic page)
    - House sitters wanted
    This is Owners advertising they need someone to look after their home.
    Anyone looking for vacant house and pet sitting jobs may apply. (Most do prefer to pre-select from the list of registered carers).

  • Owners - To place a FREE sitters wanted ad
    Sitters needed

  • Carers- To register as available for house and pet sitting Melbourne,
    or anywhere Victoria Australia

    Register for housesitting

    One registration for ALL areas for 12 months.
  • Registering as available lets the owners know who is actually available and gives the sitter the opportunity to write a little about themselves and why the owners should select them. Please do include any relevant experience you may have in caring for your own or someone else's home and pets. Many owners prefer to use registered sitters to look after their home while they're away but all owners will need to feel comfortable with handing over the keys to their home to a complete stranger.

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Please keep us up to date with your availability so we can keep the directory as up to date as possible - a short email will do and, in return, we'll keep you near the top of each section.

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Enjoy a Housesitting break in Victoria's capital city and explore what there is on offer.
Take your time touring throughout the great city of Melbourne also dubbed the “cultural capital of Australia” to experience it’s arts, commerce, entertainment, sport and tourism for which Melbourne is known. The city Tram service is extremely efficient and allows a "hop on - hop off" tour of all areas with ease.

Botanical gardens including Captain Cooks cottage
Melbourne, the capital of the garden state, is very cosmopolitan . . . and 'sports mad'. The home of 'Aussie Rules' football and the Melbourne Cup. Culture and Sports meld happily for a unique home minding holiday experience.

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Sitters Available - Melbourne
  -1979- Names . . Susan Borich
  Dates available: 27th March 2015 ongoing
Preferred area: 10km Melbourne
Occupation: Self Employed House Cleaner / Gardener / Helper
  • Hello, my name is Susan and I am available to care for homes within the Melbourne city area and inner northern suburbs.
    I am originally from Perth and have been living in Melbourne for close to 6 months.
    I am currently self-employed as a House Cleaner/Gardener/Helper within the North Fitzroy/Clifton Hill area. I really enjoy my work and have met some lovely people in the process. My clients are available to contact as references.
    I love cats and small dogs (pets) and would be happy to care for your small pet or two.
    Outside of work, my favourite things to do are exercise, meditate, eat delicious, healthy meals and spend time engaging in self development activities.
    I am a non-drinker, non smoker, non drug user and I respect other people's home's and their personal belongings.
    I can provide a Current Police Clearance check and several references.
    Please feel free to contact me if you have any further questions.
    Happy House Sitting Searching.
    Susan :)

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0406 072 057

-1978- Names . . Rosilyn Kinnersley

Dates available: 19 May to 15 July and 16 August to 30 August.
Preferred area:
Sunshine Coast Qld; Mission Beach, FNQ, Melbourne Vic
Health care practitioner


  • Hello, Thank you for taking the time to view my bio. If I suit your home and pet care requirements I would be delighted to hear from you.
    OVERVIEW: Your pets are as much your family as children; your home is what you have worked to provide for all your adult life. They are both precious and basically priceless to you and your garden and lawns, perhaps your pride and joy giving you sanctuary, beauty and tranquillity. I too appreciate these aspects and comforts of life and I would love to do those things which ensure these elements in your life continue to flourish with love, whilst you are away. You can be assured that you can relax in the security of knowing that your animals are being loved and cared for absolutely; your home is safe, respected and cared for; your garden enjoyed, maintained and appreciated. You can embrace your away-time with peace of mind.
    ABOUT ME: I am 59 years old and a health care professional. My work is now mostly internet based so I can work at home wherever home may be at any given time. Except for shopping for necessities and the like, I am a bit of a home body so will be available pretty much all the time to be with your pet/s to give them all the care, love and attention they want and need. They are my priority. Their normal routine will be maintained walks, feeding, cuddling, playing and sleep time to create as stress free environment for them as possible in your absence. Many people have stated that when they die they are coming back as my dog! They want to experience the heartfelt love, care, nurturing, play time and pampering yet with boundaries and loving discipline - they observed that I had showered upon my own dogs! I guess that is as good a reference as any really.
    I enjoy a deep love and respect for cats and I like nothing better than to switch off for a while with a cat curled on my lap. I find it very relaxing and soothing and cats just have that special quality of the it factor that endears me to them.
    I was reared on the land and married in the city. I am now a fully retired wife and semi-retired mum. I spent more time in my late 40s back on the land as a general farm hand in NSW and for the past eight years have been in the city again. I have a healthy dose of experience with horses, cattle, sheep, goats and chooks, farm wise. I guess I am pretty much a jack of all trades really.
    I am trustworthy, reliable and responsible with a terrific sense of humour and gain enormous joy in life from the simplest things. I am a clean, neat and tidy person by nature and I enjoy living in that kind of environment so you can be sure your home and contents will be well looked after. I am a private person and I respect the privacy of others I'm too excited and enthused living my own life to be bothered prying into the lives of others!
    My policy is to take care of people s homes as if my own and I guarantee to leave your place the way I found it or better.
    I will gladly take care of:
    Looking after your home
    Feeding, walking/exercising and caring for your dog/s and other animals
    Maintaining house security and a human presence in your home
    Forwarding mail and messages, and other communications as requested
    Garden maintenance as required.
    Once I've committed to an agreement, I do not change my mind at the last minute or disappear. I will be there for you. I am happy for you to phone any time to check up on things and/or word up your neighbours to come and do a spot check any time. Shucks, if you want to Skype in from time to time so your darling/s can see and talk to mummy and daddy over Skype any time bring it on. Now, does that tell you what sort of an understanding softie I am?
    WHY AM I HOUSE-SITTING: I have chosen to be a house-sitter because it provides me with a roof over my head and a sense of purpose as in caring for your animals and your home. I love my life as a house-sitter and I love taking care of the homes and pets of others. It gives me enormous satisfaction and pleasure. I can spend a little time with my daughter who lives in Brisbane in winter and my son who lives in Melbourne in summer without imposing on their lives or their hospitality between the two seasons.
    TIME PERIODS: I am open to short and long term arrangements along the eastern aspect of Australia. I rather like the idea of north for winter, middle for winter and spring and summer down south so I'm looking at Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast and Brisbane and out to say Woodford, Kilcoy, Maleny areas to the west during the autumn/winter/early spring then head south for the summer.
    Please note that I am quite willing to engage in any written agreements outlining secure guidelines between both parties and supply police check and references both verbal and written if required.
    Rest assured I will take care of your home and pets with all the love and attention possible.

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0407 004 539

-1977- Names . . Helen Robson -1976- Names . . Chad & Eva Chadwick
Dates available: 8th April 2015
Preferred area: NSW and All Victoria
Occupation: Retired - Experienced sitter.
  • Available for Housesits anywhere NSW, Victoria after Easter 8 April onwards.

    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 am commencing a House-sit this afternoon (8th March) for 2.5 weeks.
    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 miniature poodle.
    Happy to discuss your needs in detail over the phone or email.
    Referee on application.

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0417 369 939 - phone contact preferred

Dates available: From now until 30 May
Preferred area:
and Victoria - flexible
Semi Retired. Mobile Travel Agent & Massage Therapist.
Experienced Sitters

59, 55

  • We are currently in NSW will be in NSW / Victoria until end May 2015, flexible where we go during that time.
  • Both Chad and I are living the life we love, seeing Australia with caravan in tow. We love animals, the outdoors and country locations.
    We have a wide range of experience from looking after houses in Hawaii to Caretakers of a Religious Camp in WA.
    We are honest, hardworking all-rounders, with stamina and an "old" generational mindset & integrity. Other experience includes; home owner, house renovations, mechanic, coach driver/guide. Massage therapy from cruise ships to the terminally ill, USA, Overseas and Australia.
    Speak English & conversational German.
  • Chance to experience life in a different town, state, country, climate that we might not normally visit
  • A break from Caravan Life
  • To enjoy the company of pets, especially dogs (Cats for Eva), as we lost ours not long ago and she left a big hole in our lives.
  • Enjoy keeping our hands in at gardening, maintenance work and looking after a home
  • A chance to play sport and meet the locals
  • Our caravan is our home
  • We travel throughout Australia, being very flexible where we go and for how long
  • We operate mobile businesses wherever we are. Travel Agent, Massage Therapist and Online Business Promotions. House-sitting is also a chance to expand awareness of our businesses in new areas.
  • House-sitting is often the reason we will head to a particular town, region or country.
  • To provide a caring environment for your pets and ensure they are happy & healthy and love to see us every morning.
  • To care for your property and gardens as we would our own and leave in as good or better condition than when we first arrived
  • To get to know and be involved with neighbours & local communities
  • To work with you prior to our appointment to ensure you feel completely comfortable with us looking after your pets and property. (As a travel agent I know just how important it is to be relaxed before you go away knowing your home & pets are being well looked after)

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Chad 0429 093 875   -   Eva 0439 367 422

-1975- Names . . Jenny Zintilis -1974- Names . . Megan Jones

Dates available: September 2015 for 3/4 months
Preferred area:
New South Wales, Victoria or South Australia

  • Experienced sitter in Australia
    Mature Australian Lady, meticulous and reliable to look after your home, garden and pets. Excellent references are available. I am considered to be careful and cautious around the home and will fit in to your practical needs. I am available to house and pet sit this September for 3 or 4 months in NSW, Victoria or South Australia.
    I love looking after dogs and cats and have an eight year old Cocker Spaniel, Dino. I have an 'Enhanced Police Clearance’. Youthful in my fifties, non smoker, energetic and interested in life - not overly opinionated I am told - like to think out solutions and have contingency preparation at all times.
    Born and raised in Australia, I am presently living in Dorset, the UK, with my husband and teenage daughter. I return to Australia every September or October.
    I have cooked privately including for an established actor and painter in Surrey, UK, freeing up their working time. Confidential details can be provided.
    My commercial background includes Civil Engineers and a Merchant Bank.
    My husband and daughter will care for Dino the dog during my absence.
    Kindly send me an email and I will telephone you from the UK to suit your timing for a return phone call. I am also available on Skype.

    Most recently, in 2014, October and November, I cared for 4 cats and a home in Adelaide. In addition, I cared for one dog for one week in November.
    I have cared for all sizes of dogs over the past eight years mainly in Surrey, UK. I am flexible and love to help.

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+44 (0)1202 417762

Dates available: Now to December
Preferred area: Melbourne
Occupation: Landscape architect
  • I work full time in Melbourne but spend most weekends out of Melbourne. I am looking for a safe/secure place where I can be based for, say, the next 6 months. I am not fussy except would appreciate a place that is relatively light and has access to an outdoor space (whether a balcony, a courtyard, or a small back garden). I would be happy to maintain a small garden when time permits eg watering, weeding, pruning etc.
    I don't smoke and don't have a pet.
    I work in Malvern so ideally would like to be no more than 30 minutes away. Being North of Malvern would work well as I frequently travel to Kew after work. Alternatively suburbs to the west of Malvern would also suit me.

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0438 567 166

-1973- Names . . Joy & John Stallard -1972- Names . . Gayleen & Pete Aitken
Dates available: March 2015 onwards
Preferred area: All Tas, Vic, SA, WA
Occupation: Retired nurse/ self employed. Community workers.
72, 75.
  • Experienced sitters
    We are John and Joy. After many years of working in our local community, we both knew it was time to " travel off" for a while.
    We have a camper van and a beloved daughter who has now relocated to Melbourne. And to be married in Oct.
    We are in Toowoomba on a sit until Feb. 28th.
    Looking forward to being in or around Melbourne.
    I retired from nursing aged 70. Mr Hockey would be pleased with me.
    Our community work has involved starting a soup kitchen and running a house for the homeless.
    So, Don't leave home without us.
    Ps. Cared for all animals from horses to crazy crabs. Cheers.

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Phone: 0427662113  -  0468316021

Dates available: From March 2015 onwards
Preferred area: No preference; all areas are OK
Managers - experienced sitters
60, 67.
  • We are a professional couple that have owned our own properties and so will respect your house as if it is our own. We are non-smokers and have clean and tidy household habits.
    We have recently become carers of a 20 month old special needs child about a year ago and are looking forward to giving him some early educational training. We are 'pet friendly' and have owned a number of pets over the years. Lawn care and minor property maintenance are no problem at all.
    We are currently in the NT but can travel to any state in Australia; remote areas are fine with us.
    We have provided house sitting over last few years and can provide references if required.

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0459 159 646

-1971- Names . . Karral Miller & Neil Stabb -1970- Names . . Bill Murray
Dates available: From April 27th 2015
Preferred area: All Qld, NSW, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, Western Australia, Northern Territory. Plus  France, Canada, Spain, UK, Italy.
Occupation: Retired teachers - Experienced sitters
62, 66.
  • 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.

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02 6071 8621

Dates available: All dates (booked 6th March to 9th April)
Preferred area:
All areas
Occupation: Retired RAAF officer, full time volunteer
Ages 60's
  • I am an experienced house 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 considered.

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02 6294 8225

-1969- Names . . Carole Daymond -1968- Names . . Noeleen & Roger Stanley
Dates available: 2015 - 2017
Preferred area: All areas
Occupation: personal assistant/consultant
  • ..Love Australia 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..

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0488 504 016

Dates available: August 2015 on
Preferred area:
Victoria & NSW
Occupation: Retired
68, 64
  • Hi we are Kiwi Nomads and have been on the road traveling AU in our caravan for 3 years. Currently returning to NZ for a while but available again from August 2015 onward.
    We are retired engineer and nurse.
    We would like to spend some time staying put and thought what a nicer way to do it than to care for someone else's place and pets while they have time out. We have experienced country and city life before coming to AU.
    We have also been seasoned travellers overseas and we are a very honest and reliable couple.
    Trust this is of help to you, thank you for reading this and considering us. Look forward to meeting you one day.
    Blessings N&R.

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0487439932   or   0487439942

-1967- Names . . Penelope Lopez Tavera -1966- Names . . Kevin & Sylvia Woodcock
Dates available: Open
Preferred area: Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide
Occupation: Actor & child care giver & educator
  • I am a responsible and reliable person, who also owns a property, in Mallorca, Spain. Therefore I know what it is leaving your home in the hands of a complete stranger, as I rent it out while I work in Barcelona, as a child educator, teaching English through theatre educational plays.
    I have double citizenship ( Spanish & Australian ) as I lived, studied and worked in Oz 5 years ago and I previously I also worked for an Aussie company here in Spain for five years (1997 to 2001).
    I really miss and love Australia, I consider it as my second home, that it is why I want to go back and settle in. It would be great to have time to finish my Diploma in Children Services, as I had to come back to Spain in 2008 because of my family, and I could not finish my studies then.
    I have no preferences in places around Australia, but I would like to be in a city where I can attend Uni classes and maybe work as a child care giver.
    Thank you very much.

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Dates available: 23rd March 2015 - indefinitely
Preferred area: All areas
Occupation: Retired property carer, retired Medical secretary
Ages 66, 68.
  • 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.

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Phone: 02 6294 7893 or 0420 671 275

-1965- Names . . Leanne Oxnam -1964- Names . . Franca Comito
Dates available: Open - (booked for Easter and also 29/4 to 8/5/15)
Preferred area:
Melbourne - Northern / North East suburbs, incl include Essendon, Balwyn, Doncaster, Carlton.
Occupation: Senior Administrative Support
  • Booked for 2015 Easter break and also 29 April to 8 May 2015.
    Hello, Thankyou for taking the time to view my proposal to you. I have recently become available to take on a house sitting job as my daughter is now independent and I am a single very responsible woman.
    I have done house and pet sitting for friends and family in the past.
    I am conscious of house and personal cleanliness, also security wise I am aware, always locking the house when I am inside and at the time of leaving the house.
    Socially, I prefer to go to friends homes and of course to visit my family. I have family in Melbourne and was born here.
    As opposed to renting on my own I thought it would be an opportunity to help others whom may not want to leave their premises empty while on an extended trip or working out of the country or interstate, without having to sell up.
    I would prefer a long term house sitting position and I am happy to look after pets.
    Please feel free to email me if you have any further questions.
    Regards Leanne

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0421 999 075

Dates available: 1/2/2015 - 01/09/2015
Preferred area:
25km Taylors Laskes
  • Hi my name is Franca.
    I am a single divorced Mum of 2 great, grown up adult kids. I love to travel and visited some amazing places in many years.
    I am of Italian background where pride in your home has always been paramount in my upbringing. My kids no longer live with me and so I am looking for some freedom and flexibility.
    I work for a large organisation which keeps me busy, but I enjoy relaxing in the evening and weekends.
    My family has had pets in the past, and I like to care for them as if they were my own. I miss that caring factor and unconditional love a pet gives you.
    I would treat your home as if its was my own, with care & respect
    I am a non smoker.
    I have occasionally house sat for friends of friends and have enjoyed doing it. I am responsible, clean, and reliable.
    Look forward to hearing from you
    ciao, Franca.

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Phone: 0419 133 108

-1963- Names . . Lisa  
Dates available: Ongoing
Preferred area:
All areas
Mum / Professional House Sitter
  • 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 tropical fish.
    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!!

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0423 072 343

-1961- Names . . Imogen & Andrew -1960- Names . . Betty Adler
Dates available: from January 19th 2015 on - URGENT
Preferred area:
Melbourne Metro - within 15km CBD
Yoga instructor and Occupational Therapist
29, 28
  • Currently sitting in Melbourne until 18th January - available again from 19th.
    Its been a great 4 weeks here in Clifton Hill looking after Renee's garden and home, but now we need a new home to move on to.
    We are experienced sitters of high end properties, with referees, and available to meet for interview to house or pet sit in the Melbourne metropolitan area.
    We think house sitting is a great way for people to experience living in different parts of their own city, caring for another persons home. In our case we are also looking to save money for our own nest egg.
    My boyfriend and I are 29 and 28 years old and live and work in inner Melbourne.
    We have been informally house sitting for the past year, with 7 months of house sits under out belts. We have just completed our second stint of house sitting for family in Camberwell which makes for a 5 months of house sits over the past 12 months at this location. We are about to take on a second round of house sits in Clifton Hill for 1 month at Christmas. We did the same last summer.
    We are excellent with cats, dogs, gardens and maintaining property. In my mid 20s I have also done house sitting for friends in London for 8 weeks.
    I have worked as a stewardess aboard private luxury yachts in the Caribbean and Mediterranean so I have extensive experience in caring for high end homes and boats. Ensuring that things are done with utmost care and correctly (maintenance, cleaning, dog walking etc). Imogen has just completed her masters at Monash university and Andrew is working full time as an occupational therapist in the city. We work for local council in the gym in our free time and on the weekends.
    We understand that many owners may tend to choose older sitters, especially when pets are involved but we will are a highly motivated, down to earth and reliable younger couple with local experience and checkable referees. We love to stay at home, watch DVDs keep fit and healthy, and cook healthy meals.
    We have 3 different references for our house sits, along with babysitting and nanny experience. The homes we have taken care of are in Camberwell (5 months with dog and large garden), Clifton hill (1 month) and North Fitzroy (1 month with cat) and a house sit in London. So we would be delighted to continue to house sit in these areas of Melbourne (within 1- 15 kms from the city centre ideally in a modern home).

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0409 148 250

Dates available: from March 2015 for 2 to 8 weeks
Preferred area:
  • Senior lady, 81, mentally 101%, physically 95%, is seeking housesit in Melbourne, for 2 to 8 weeks from March 2015.
    I have owned my own house for approx 40 years, but have not previously house-sat.
    I have relatives in Melbourne, in Kew, Glen Huntly, and Nth Melbourne.
    References available.
    Please, no pets, few steps.
    Small garden and pot plants good.
    I am a non-smoker and 95% non-alcohol.
    I lived in Melbourne for 20 years, in Essendon, Nth Balwyn and West Doncaster.
    Please telephone so we may discuss your needs.

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0420 466 651

-1957- Names . . Jan Forsyth -1958- Names . . Lynette Cropper
Dates available: Anytime
Preferred area: Victoria
Occupation: Retired
mid 60's
  • I am fit and healthy mid 60 year old who would like to house sit anywhere in Victoria.
    I have had experience house sitting in Victoria and South Australia.
    Like animals, so cats and dogs okay.
    Anytime of the year really.
    Am a single female, own my own home and have a car. Look forward to hearing from you.

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0400 862 386

Dates available: Now to 22/5/15,,, 26/6/15 onwards
Preferred area:
All NSW, Vic, ACT
retired from hospitality
  • Let me introduce myself, I am Lyne, a single quiet lady who has decided to retire and live the dream whilst house and pet sitting along the way.
    At present I have a 14yr old male placid English staffie and a 21' caravan which is getting set up for free parking, thus on farms can use van.
    Love all animals, and will ensure all taken care of with affection and kindness. Also enjoy the gardens, lawns, and as not a pub or club person, am quiet, so a more home body is your guarantee your house will be well cared for.
    Thanking you and hope to hear from you soon.

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0410 327 742

-1953- Names . . Eugene & Gerardine -1954- Names . . Bonnie Lin Moore
Dates available: 12/01/2015 - indefinitely
Preferred area: All areas
Occupation: Retired. Former Senior Local Government official & P.S. Official
Ages 74, 75.
  • We are both Irish, retired to WA almost 9 years ago, & live in Mandurah.
    Have a grown up family, two living in Perth (3 grandchildren) and one in Brussels, Belgium (2 grandchildren).
    We are thinking of selling up as house is too big for our needs and this would provide an ideal opportunity to suss out other areas.
    We are very house proud, conscientious, & reliable.
    Both love pets, particularly dogs/cats.
    Both have clean driving licences & never had any 'run-in' with the law.

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Phone: 0412 448 862

Dates available: January 15 - December 31, 2015.
Preferred area:
Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, All Qld
Management Consulting


  • I am an international business development consultant that can work from anywhere. I'm originally from California, but come from Portland, OR in the Pacific Northwest. I am moving to Australia to be closer (in the world) to my retired parents in Taiwan and to focus on my Bucket List, which includes immersing myself into different parts of Australia and NZ by spending at least 1 month in each metro immersed in the locale culture.
    Although I have the propensity to easily connect with new people and respect their values from my years in international business, my years running a real estate investment firm with hands-on property management and the fact that I am a business owner will be the reason why you hire me. I carry insurance through my business that covers me from a liability standpoint wherever I travel internationally.
    I am responsible, detail-oriented, organized, and communicative. I can personally take care of mundane tasks from house cleaning, landscape maintenance, and processing mail, to complex project management, such as overseeing a remodel and coordinating permits with the local government.
    I love dogs (am allergic to cats and rabbits).

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360-852-2161 USA

  -1944- Names . . Bec
  Dates available: 15 November 2014 to May 2015
Preferred area: 20km Melbourne, Richmond, Hawthorn, Camberwell, Glen Iris, Clifton hill, South Yarra, East Melbourne, Abbotsford, Brighton, St Kilda
Executive Assistant
  • Hi my name is Bec. I am a very reliable, responsible and mature person. I have a great job and I am very professional. My home is always spotless.
    I love the company of a dog and will walk them daily. I also love cats.
    I am looking to house sit for a few months to save some money. I recently had my dog put down and my lease is coming to an end so I thought it may be a great opportunity to get back in front and save for a while.
    I can provide references from real estate agents who have loved me being a tenant as my house is always immaculate and clean.
    If you would like any further information on me, please feel free to send me an email.
    I will look after your home as if it were my own and the same with any pets you may have.

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0404 486 129

-1943- Names . . Joanne Fontana -1936- Names . . Frank & Gina Atkinson
Dates available: Open
Preferred area: All Victoria, Tasmania, Sydney
Dog Trainer / Social Worker
  • I'm a single person, I prefer the quiet life, a homebody by nature.
    I am a Dog Trainer and come highly recommended and a cat lover.
    I want to experience more of what our beautiful country has to offer and show. Thought this would be a great way to do it. I am new to this, however have always been the chosen house sitter in the family if anyone went away for periods of time.
    I'm hassle free and will just take care of your home and animals, giving you peace of mind.

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0407 677 131

Dates available: August onwards
Preferred area:
Most places around Australia, plus UK / Europe
  • We are a professional couple in our 60's and are interested in house sitting positions any time from August, 2014 through 2015.
    We would like to house-sit in Nowra, Bombaderry, Kiama, Wollongong, Batemans Bay, Sydney, Newcastle, Taree, Scone, Mittagong, Bowral, Goulburn, Shoalhaven Heads, Tamworth, Armidale, Orange, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, ACT, Western Australia, Queensland, Alice Springs, UK, Europe.
    We have owned pets and maintained our own homes and gardens. We are quiet and friendly folk, who enjoy being at home, doing needlework, reading, researching, cooking and pottering. We share housework tasks and like to keep things spick and span.
    We are completely reliable, trustworthy and honest people and can provide personal references and work-related referees.
    We wish you a pleasant time away from home and you can have total confidence that your house, grounds and all its contents will be taken care of as if it were our own.
    We are happy for you to contact us to arrange a time to discuss your situation or to meet for an interview (or Skype session). We can promise you that we will do an excellent job.
    We have done house sitting for friends many times over the years and even looked after (and milked) a cow for a few weeks. We have our own vehicle and have lived and worked in country and remote areas. Do get in touch if we might be suitable to help.

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0438 843 257 or 0427 683 445

-1933- Names . . Alana Luppi -1932- Names . . Brian Connett
Dates available: 04/10/2014 - 30/05/2015
Preferred area: Melbourne
Occupation: Project Manager / Engineer
  • I am a single 33 y.o professional women who is being relocated to Melbourne to run a project in The Port of Melbourne from 4th October 2014 to (expected completion date) 30th May 2015.
    I am an honest, reliable and responsible home and pet owner from Brisbane.
    I am an extremely clean and tidy person and I would happily take care of your home, plants and any pets you may have, as if they were my own, for the duration of my stay.

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0414 770 670

Dates available: from December onwards
Preferred area: SA, Vic, NSW, Qld
Occupation: Retired - Experienced sitter.
  • Retired 73 year old (male) with eight years housesitting experience, spends part of the year at a Buddhist retreat.
    I have August & September available & December onwards.
    Can supply references & a police clearance.
    I am good with animals (even cats).

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0497 185 117

-1929- Names . . Eileen Norton -1928- Names . . Michael Blott
Dates available:  Ongoing
Preferred area: Melbourne, All Victoria, Canberra
Community volunteer
  • Experienced sitter - unlimited dates at this point, my current commitment to dog sit completes 21-7 then next booked is 25-7 to 28-7.
    unavailable from 20-11 to 6-12.

    19 years experience aged care, very professional, diligent.
    respectful of person and possession. maintaining confidentiality.
    pet sitting presently, volunteering within community, variety of fields, supporting new migrants, assisting with cooking. serving community lunches.
    large capacity, no restrictions on time.
    be assured while I am on board you can relax and enjoy.

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0414 073 462

Dates available:  All year
Preferred area: 50km Melbourne
Occupation: Communications technician

  • Self employed communications technician with handyman skills.
    Quiet, clean and dependable.

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0417 361 788

-1927- Names . . Marie Mah & Robin Shukla -1925- Names . . Terry & Jane Rose
Dates available:  01.07.14 onwards
Preferred area: Inner city CBD Melbourne
Occupation: Nurse / Journalist

59, 56.
  • I am Marie, an Aussie, and a nurse who has had pets all my life, dogs and cats. I have also kept birds. I do care for and look after my pets as part of my family giving lots of affection and I do enjoy playing with them.
    I have grown up in large homes and I am a great housekeeper and I am house proud. I also am very trustworthy and I would like to house sit prior to renting on a long lease in North Melbourne.
    Robin, a journalist, is also fond of animals and has rescued animals in the wild. He also has had pet dogs and cats.
    We both love gardening and the outdoor environment.

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Phone: 0401 399 765

Dates available: 11/1/15 to 17/4/15. Then 21/5/15 onwards.
Preferred area: Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne
Also Europe, USA, Canada, New Zealand.

Retired (ex Managing Partner of a Medical Practice and ex Special Needs Head Teacher)
61, 59.
  • Fully booked now until 11th January, and also 17-4-15 to 20-5-15.
    My wife and I are both ex professional early retirees, with a passion for our home, gardening, dogs, cats, travel and meeting people. We take enormous pride and care of our own home and would ensure that trust and respect would be extended to other people's properties.
    We now have no ties and would be extremely keen to house-sit for either short or long term term periods throughout Europe (where we presently travel a great deal), USA (where we have family in New York and California), Canada (where we have only visited once but would love to return), Australia & New Zealand (where we have never visited but would love to in the near future, hopefully for an extended period). We are currently booked for house sitting in France this October.
    Jane, in particular, is an extremely keen, well informed and accomplished gardener. We love pets, especially dogs and cats, and sadly recently lost our long term Golden Retriever, who is much missed...!
    Neither of us has ever smoked.
    So all in all, we hope you recognise in us a warm, genuine, couple where your home and garden will be extremely safe hands!

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+44 (0)1752-771524

-1912- Names . . Christine & Robert Jones -1921- Names . . Georgina Cole
Dates available: All dates (apart from August 6-20 inclusive).
Preferred area: Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Hobart
Occupation: Nanny & Labourer
56, 57.
  • We are an adventurous couple who were travelling for 8 years in UK and Europe, now back in WA we have been housesitting for friends and friends of friends.
    We both have current Police Clearances and are neat, clean, tidy and extremely house proud, as we take care of your home like it was our own, just ask previous clients.
    We both work, Rob full time and me part time and like to keep busy and active, through bike riding, walking and the beach.
    There will be no wild parties while your home is in our care, yes our age tells that already but best to let you know from the start.

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0401 951 425

Dates available: 16 June 2014 onward
Preferred area: 25km Melbourne
Occupation: Accountant
  • Hi there, I am a mature responsible 39 year old female that has recently just moved to Melbourne for work.
    I am a property owner myself, so I know how important someone's home is to them.
    Ideally I am looking for 6-12 months house sitting terms.
    I am a very friendly easy going person who is very reliable and honest.

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0403 148 221

-1910- Names . . June Murphy & Adam Faux (housemates) -1909- Names . . Ray & Bev Coleman
Dates available: 30/05/2014 ongoing
Preferred area:
Melbourne, northern suburbs of Melbourne, Essendon airport west, Keilor, Moonee ponds, Niddrie
House cleaner & Gardener
54 and 40
  • Hi we are Adam and June, we are house mates, who have been sharing for 10 years, we are looking to house sit for 2 years in the areas of Airport West, Keilor Niddrie Essendon, or anywhere near the Essendon areas, or Northern suburbs of Melbourne.
    We would make great house sitters, because we are both 100% honest, I do housecleaning by trade, I clean other people's houses, and Adam does gardening of people's houses. We both don't drink, never smoked and have never done drugs, or anything bad. We both go to church once a week, and love people, and animals. I was brought up with animals all my life since the age of one, on a farm.
    are both saving, for a unit each, and would love to housesit anywhere in Melbourne's Northern suburbs.
    are good people, friendly and honest. I, June, have house sat before for 4 years for my friend Cheryl, who now lives overseas in the USA with her husband. Look forward to speaking with you soon.
    Thank you for your time. Adam and June.

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Phone: 0411 249 100

Dates available: Open
Preferred area: All Australia
63, 61
  • We are travelling around Australia, we sold our home.
    Looking to help house owners. We love dogs/cats, we don't have any while touring. no reason to rush home. Time doesn't mean anything to us.
    Eastern States would be good, but doesn't matter.
    Any questions you have I would love to answer.
    Hope to hear more.

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0417 621 944

-1906- Names . . Susan Miller -1900- Names . . Ian L. Gregory
Dates available: Fully booked until 2016
Preferred area: All areas
Occupation: Retired
  • I'm now booked up to December 2015 ... Have had some lovely house sits & at a beautiful spot at the moment & it is a shame so many of them have over lapped but a wonderful experience.
    I have a love for patchwork, needle craft & spinning. Have been on my on now for the last 14 mths.
    Love gardens & pets.
    Have had a yearning to see new parts of Australia which I was unable to do, due to my husband being sick for the last 30 yrs & thought this would be my way of doing it & helping others. :)

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0405 645 688

Dates available: Fully booked for now
Preferred area:
Retired - Experienced sitter
  • I have been House sitting for 12 years mostly through this site, though many of my sits now are second and third time around. I have left behind many satisfied owners and have an extensive list of contacts for referral.
    I am experienced with all kinds of properties and Animals, Birds, Fish, and Reptiles.
    Since retiring I am now available for sitting anywhere in Australia and have taken sits in all states.
    Please book me in ample time for your trip as I am often booked up to 12 months in advance. I presently have bookings spaced through the year up til November 2014. Still have a few gaps where I am available.
    Will travel anywhere for a long enough sit.
    I am a non smoker clean and rarely drink and never do drugs.

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0403 189 677

-1896- Names . . Beth Cook & Sam Beddall  
Dates available: From 15th March onwards
Preferred area: 20 miles Sydney
, Melbourne, Brisbane and surrounding areas
Disabilities Support Worker, Copywriter and Web Content Analyst
22, 23
  • Hello! Our names are Beth and Sam. We are a British professional couple who have come over to Australia to travel up the East Coast and to experience your beautiful country. We both hold 12 month working visas so we can be completely flexible to cater for your needs and time span.
    We are a loving, friendly couple who have vast experience, and a total love, of pets, and have both had multiple police checks due to the nature of my support work and Sam's volunteering. We are both house proud, non-smokers who enjoy the quieter things in life; a cup of tea and a good book suit us just fine!
    We understand that trusting someone with your home must be a daunting prospect, but if we were lucky enough to be given the opportunity to housesit you would not be disappointed. Please feel free to ask us as many questions as you like, we would love the chance to get to know you.

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+447791546643, +447792838966


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