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House sitters Victoria

From Geelong to Bendigo, Ballarat to Warragul, house sitting is a great way to experience all Victoria has to offer. Sitters wanted Melbourne and all Vic

Home owners - Find a house sitter for minding your home or pets in Victoria Australia. Read through the below lists of registered sitters until you find someone suitable to care for your property.

House carers may also check the sitters wanted Victoria ads for any last minute sits or register as available so owners can pre-screen and select who they think will best meet their needs.
Home minders
wanted for house sitting jobs in Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo, Ballarat, all Victoria.

 ... thanks to your website we have had many requests to do house sits in Melbourne and Tasmania so we would like to change our availability dates....
We have taken two Tasmanian bookings one in April/May and one in September/October and we have booked one for Melbourne June/July so these plus our regulars from way back when we first started with you make it necessary for us to give you new dates...
with regards, Jim and Frances, Melbourne & Tasmania.

Housesitting Victoria

  • Victoria House Sitters Available (Blue sections below)
    - Carers available for all areas Victoria House sitters Victoria
    - Carers available for Melbourne House sitters Melbourne
    (on a separate page)
    This is carers registered as available for house minding.
    Owners looking for a house or pet sitter will usually find someone suitable from these lists of registered sitters.
     
  • Victoria Sitters Wanted Ads from owners (Green section below)
    - Melbourne and All Victoria Sitters wanted Melbourne and All Vic
    (or scroll down).
    This is Owners advertising they need a house or pet minder.
    Anyone looking for vacant house minding jobs may respond however most owners do prefer to use registered sitters.

     
  • Owners - To place a FREE sitters wanted ad
    House sitters wanted

     
  • Carers - To register as available for Melbourne or anywhere Victoria Australia
    Register for house sitting

    One ad for ALL areas
    Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo, Ballarat, all Victoria for 12 months.
    Many owners prefer to use registered sitters for minding their homes.

Questions and Answers on Home minding - What is House sitting, how does it work and what do you need to do to become a house sitter.
Advice for house carers from experienced sitters.
Long term home minders pass on Hints for housesitters based on their experiences over many years all around Australia.
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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.

We recommend written agreements between all parties - sample written agreements
And checking of references

Testimonials from both owners and sitters
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We are returning home to NZ ... we are still receiving invites to house sit in Victoria and Tasmania.
Once we decide to start housesitting again we will be more than happy to register for another 12 months. Your website is very successful.
Regards, John & Linda, New Zealand to Australia.

Kryal Castle, Victoria, Australia

House sitting Vic

Take a House minding tour in Victoria and explore what there is on offer at your leisure.
Melbourne is the capital however many other areas are worth an extended visit, Ballarat, Bendigo, Swan Hill, Phillip Island.

Penguin Parade, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia

From the Great Ocean Road to the Gold fields, from Ned Kelly at Glenrowan to Phar Lap in the Melbourne Museum, a great variety of things to do whilst housesitting in Victoria.

Geelong is the second largest city in Victoria, located on the south coast SW of Melbourne.
Ballarat is 100km north-west of Melbourne and is the largest inland city in Victoria. Also one of the most significant Victorian era boomtowns in Australia due to sustained gold rush.
Bendigo, is located in the centre of Victoria and notable for its Victorian architectural heritage and gold mining history.
Shepparton is located about 200km in-land north of Melbourne.
Mildura is located 550km north-west of Melbourne.
Warrnambool, on the south-west coast of Victoria is at the western end of the Great Ocean Road.

Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia

Experience Australia by Tourism Australia
 - Things to do / Places to see www.australia.com

Visit Victoria www.visitvictoria.com

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Melbourne & All Victoria

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Most home owners prefer to use registered sitters and won't need to advertise as needing a sitter
as they will usually find someone suitable from our database at the time they start looking.
Feedback over the last 14 years shows there is much more demand for sitters than listed
as we don't insist on owners placing wanted ads when not necessary,
so they can retain full control over who knows they're going to be away.

To CANCEL a sitters wanted ad,
 simply email your name and location to sit@housesitworld.com.au advising you now have a sitter.

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Mt Martha (Mornington Peninsula)
We are looking for house sitters for a 6 week period from late March to early May.
We live in a 2 storey house on the Mornington Peninsula with 2 lovely mature dogs and two young and affectionate cats.
We would love to find a couple who enjoy watering the garden including vegetables,
 walk the dogs to the beach each day and enjoy the view from our balcony.

Dates: 26th March to 8th May
Area: Mt Martha
Tamara and Geoff - Email
Telephone: 0414 250 754

Listed 21/1/15

Traralgon
We live on 9 acres, own 17 ponies, 5 cats, 2 dogs, geese, bantams.
Need an experienced person with general knowledge of ponies and they would need to be fed hay.
The dogs live outside and the cats are in pens, so cat litter would need to be changed and cleaned.
We would prefer someone with a motor home, caravan as we don't want anyone living in our house.
There is easy access to the property and house yard is approximately 2 acres.
If you think this is something you can handle we would love to hear from you.

Dates: 23/5/2015 --------18/6/2015
Area: Traralgon, Victoria
Joy and Jack - Email
Telephone: 03 5174 1904

Listed 5/11/14

Corindhap (Ballarat area)
Hobby Farm and residence, Horses, chooks, geese, goats, guineapigs.
Feed and water daily and check mail box daily.
Have three dogs, they will be with us.

Dates: 6th Sept 2015 - 31st October 2015
Area: 38 klms south of Ballarat, Corindhap Vic 3352.
Jenny and Les - Email
Telephone: mobile 0428 102 775

Listed 13/10/14

 

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Sitters Available - Victoria

  -1296- Names . . Kevin & Sylvia Woodcock
  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.

E-mail: Click here
Phone: 02 6294 7893 or 0420 671 275

-1295- Names . . Lisa -1294- Names . . Norm DeWitte
Dates available: Ongoing
Preferred area:
All areas
Occupation:
Mum / Professional House Sitter
Ages
28
  • 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!!

E-mail: Click here
Phone:
0423 072 343

Dates available: Open - ASAP
Preferred area: All Australia
Occupation:
Retired massage therapist
Ages
64
  • Experienced sitter.
    I am a 64 year old SDA Christian who is seeking house/pet sitting jobs in Tasmania, Queensland, or anywhere from now to whenever.
    I am health-conscious and don’t take drugs, smoke, or drink- Am fit and able to tackle many jobs. I am clean and tidy with a conscientious behaviour for INTEGRITY, yet not nosey.
    I love animals and had my own ranch once and thus enjoy taking care of them. I have done 4 sits already in W.A. and looking forward to doing more.
    Please consider me in securing your property and animals while your away.

E-mail: Click here
Phone:
0458 931 008

-1293- Names . . Brenda Veres & Julius Szasz -1292- Names . . David Anderson & Roz Molyneaux
Dates available: from February 25th 2015
Preferred area:
Anywhere
Occupation:
Retired - Very Experienced sitters
Ages
56 & 68
  • Experienced sitters - available again from February 25th 2015
    Currently housesitting in Campbelltown till late October.
    We are both retired (27 yrs Vic Roads Wodonga and 32 yrs Dept of Defence Bandiana), have our own home in Wodonga but love to travel.
    We have now completed 40+ house sits since 2002 and can supply numerous references from very satisfied homeowners.
    We are a non-smoking couple who enjoy the simple things in life such as reading, photography, walking, sightseeing, crosswords and jigsaws.  As we are both house proud you can be assured your property, its contents and surrounds would be well cared for.  We know choosing strangers to housesit may be a bit daunting but perhaps you could view our long term employment record as showing us to be conscientious, reliable and trustworthy.

E-mail: Click here
Phone:
0458 304 383

Dates available: Now onward
Preferred area: All areas
Occupation: Retired Merchant Banker and Manager
Ages
72, 71.
  • Experienced with farms and acreage, we would prefer to sit same rather than an ordinary housesit.
    David has experience with cattle and horses and working dogs. Rosalind has experience in wheat, sheep,. horses and general farm animals (chooks and the like).
    We like to go away from our normal area to make it a break for us also.
    Available for most of 2015.
    David also has sporting shooters pest eradication experience.
    Phone or email us below.

E-mail: Click here for Roz or here for David
Phone:
0400 704 844  or  0422 887 482

-1291- Names . . Chad & Eva Chadwick -1290- Names . . Paul & Pauline Donohoe

Dates available: From Now to April 2015 - (booked for 17 – 29 DEC 14)
Preferred area:
All NSW
and Victoria - flexible
Occupation:
Semi Retired. Mobile Travel Agent & Massage Therapist.
Experienced Sitters

Ages
59, 55

  • We are currently in NSW will be in NSW / Victoria until April 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.
  • WHY WE HOUSE SIT
  • 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 CURRENT SITUATION
  • 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.
  • OUR AIMS
  • 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)

E-mail: Click here
Phone:
Chad 0429 093 875   -   Eva 0439 367 422

Dates available: from February 13th 2015 - indefinitely
Preferred area: Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Newcastle & Worldwide
Occupation: Semi-retired Freelance photographer
Ages
60, 61.
  • Experienced House and Pet sitters with References and Police Certificates
    Hello from Paul and Pauline
    We are experienced home owners and house/pet sitters. (References and a recent National Police Certificate are available).
    We are a semi-retired mature and responsible couple travelling and exploring (home base in Tasmania). Paul is a freelance photographer and Pauline is an aspiring artist. Because of our work and interests our lives revolve around being "at home" wherever that might be. This means your home is occupied a great deal of the time and your pets have plenty of company.
    We have owned a number of loved and badly missed cats and dogs over the years and cared for many more in housesitting assignments. Animals in our care are always our first priority. We are more than able to care for all your pets' needs and able to deal with any situation that might arise while you are away.
    We are quiet, tidy and gentle people. Your home and animals will be cared for as if they were our own and you can go away with peace of mind, and come home to a clean, tidy and happy home (and pets!)
    We are in Australia at the moment and are happy to consider house/pet sits here and also in Europe and Asia.
    Thank you for viewing our profile. Please feel free to contact us anytime to discuss your house and pet sitting needs. We look forward to hearing from you and (we hope) caring for your pets and home.

E-mail: Click here
Phone: 0404 624 446

-1289- Names . . Lynette Cropper -1287- Names . . Jan Forsyth
Dates available: 7/1/15 to 22/5/15,,, 26/6/15 onwards
Preferred area:
All NSW, Vic, ACT
Occupation:
retired from hospitality
Ages
53
  • 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.

E-mail: Click here
Phone:
0410 327 742

Dates available: Anytime
Preferred area: Victoria
Occupation: Retired
Ages
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.

E-mail: Click here
Phone:
0400 862 386

-1285- Names . . Geoff & Maz White  
Dates available: early February 2015
Preferred area:
South Australia, Victoria
Occupation:
Retired and travelling - Experienced sitters
Ages
67, 67
  • Booked out in WA until January 2015. Available early February in South Australia for about one month and then moving on to Victoria. Would prefer a house/pet sit on or around the Eyre Peninsular.
    Hi. Geoff and I (Maz) are a retired couple in our mid 60's who are travelling around Australia in our 28 ft motorhome. We are currently booked for pet/ house/ property sitting jobs until early 2015.
    We are very interested in doing house/pet/property sitting to really get to know places as we pass through.
    We are quiet, non-smokers, light social drinkers who absolutely love animals and would love to get our 'animal fix' as we travel around. We have always owned dogs, cats, horses and a house cow until we took up the travelling life and we will follow your instructions to the 'T'. If this means sharing a bed with a dog or cat, so be it. Geoff is very good at giving injections to all animals large and small, if this is needed. We are fond of all animals and would not be averse to looking after other animals other than dogs and cats, be it other domestic pets, farm animals or reptiles.
    If you would prefer us to stay in the motorhome, this is fine. Then again, if you want us to stay in your house to keep the animals company, this is fine as well. We just need a little space to be able to park the motorhome which is 8.5m long x 2.4m wide and 3.3m high. The motorhome weighs over 5 tonne so needs a solid base to park, is long, low to the ground, front wheel drive with a scooter rack on the back so cannot handle any tight and steep driveways as she will 'bottom' out which could cause damage to both the vehicle and the driveway.
    We have both been involved in the hospitality industry since 1984 having owned and run a lodge and a backpacker's hostel in the Victoria Alps. Since moving to Qld we have been Relief Managers for independent living retirement villages. For the past 8 years we have lived on a sailing catamaran sailing the east coast of Australia and venturing off to the remote islands of Papua New Guinea. We are now travelling inland in our 'land yacht'.
    We can supply references and both have police checks completed.
    We look forward to hearing from you.
    Regards Maz and Geoff

E-mail: Click here
Phone: 0428 501 244

 
-1283- Names . . David Phillips -1282- Names . . Eugene & Gerardine
Dates available: Now onwards
Preferred area: All areas
Occupation: Retired -
Experienced sitter
Ages
Mature
  • Just completed a sit in Victoria for 3 months looking after some race horses, available again now, 3rd November.
    Recently completed sitting a property near Stanthorpe requiring ride-on mowing and garden maintenance and spraying. Previously sat a property in WA for 6 months with large lawn mowing, feeding horses and chooks, etc.
    Available for town or country, boat or farm, anything considered but prefer longer sits of 3 months or more.
    Please telephone to discuss your needs.

Phone: 0474 761 857

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.

E-mail: Click here
Phone: 0412 448 862

-1281- Names . . Rosilyn Kinnersley

Dates available: 28/1/2015 - 9/2/2015;   14/3 - 23/3;   14/4 - 23/4,   21/7 - 25/7 2015
Preferred area:
within 2 hours of CBD Melbourne
Occupation:
Health care practitioner

Ages
59

  • 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.

E-mail: Click here
Phone:
0407 004 539

-1280- Names . . Sally Johnson & Lyn de Waard -1279- Names . . Lisa Jensen
Dates available: Now onwards, see below
Preferred area: NSW, ACT, Vic, SA, NT, see below
Occupation: Retired
Ages
73, 60.
  • Experienced house/pet sitters
    We are a retired nurse and teacher (73 and 60) having fun travelling around Australia in a Ute with a slide on camper. Every now and then, when we come in from the bush, it is good to have a break from the confined living space and to free up our vehicle so that we can explore an area and drink in the atmosphere.
    The idea of helping others to get away with peace of mind that their property and pets are in good hands also appeals to us.
    We have a wonderful home on the Sunshine Coast which we leave in the care of others, so we know what to expect from house sitters and that is what you will get from us.
    Animals have always been part of our life and we miss their companionship. We will care for yours as if they were our own.
    Experience with pools, daily maintenance and garden care are also part of our repertoire. 10 house/pet sits have been successfully negotiated and carried out to mutual satisfaction in the past 2 years.
    We are now (Oct 2014) travelling through NSW and after Christmas with family we will head south through Canberra, the high country, Victoria and SA before going north again through NT in about April 2015.
    If you are wanting a house/pet sitter along this route we are happy to discuss your needs.
    References available on request.
    Sally and Lyn

E-mail: Click here
Phone:
0407 378 366

Dates available: Immediate - Any time.
Preferred area: Anywhere Australia-wide / Worldwide
Occupation: para legal currently unemployed - Experienced sitter
Ages
50 - young 50
  • I have been housesitting for past 6 months in the country area, Inverleigh, Victoria Australia.
    I am now available immediately Australia wide, preferably long term house/pet sitting.
    I returned home to Melbourne Australia 1st December, 2013 after living in America for 12 yrs 9 months. I travelled the USA in between working as a house cleaner. I started my own business and because of my personality, honesty and responsible manner I was never out of work. I guess being an Attractive Australian helped also. All my work was referrals. Within 3 months of living in USA I had a full month worth of work and clients.
    I began house and pet sitting for many of my clients and their referrals.
    I have 12 years of memories, experience and loving clients who did not want to see me leave. I became a very loving friend and part of many families during my time in the USA.
    I am living with my younger sister and her two boys in Chelsea Heights. My sister is a single mother with a full time job as well as raising the boys. She is sleeping on the couch to give me her room. I am independent and we need our own space. Housesitting would be perfect for me and would help me get my independence till I get more work.
    Prior to living in the USA I was a Para Legal for 19 years. 
    I have many references available.
    I can be available for all areas and Overseas. I am a single woman with no children and can be available anytime. I have a current passport and no restrictions. I will even consider weekends and short terms.
    I love children and can also be considered as a travelling nanny or even a housesitting responsible care taker of children. My first aid skills are being updated.

E-mail: Click here
Phone:
0498 994 318

-1278- Names . . Noeleen & Roger Stanley -1277- Names . . Ron & Raelene Oliver
Dates available: 1st Dec to Late January
Preferred area:
Victoria & NSW
Occupation: Retired
Ages
68, 64
  • Hi we are Kiwi Nomads and have been on the road traveling AU in our caravan for 3 years. 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.

E-mail: Click here
Phone:
0487439932   or   0487439942

Dates available: All Year
Preferred area: All States and areas
Occupation: Retired company owners
Ages 71, 65
  • We own a beautiful home in the suburb of North Adelaide, South Australia and while not wanting to leave it for excessively long periods would love to explore different regions of Australia that are not particularly on the normal holiday destinations list.
    We are world travellers who would now love to camp in our own "Big Back Yard" for a change.
    We are sitting for people up in the Alpine Victorian mountain ranges for three & half weeks over Christmas, New Year and we are looking forward to our first experience.
    Looking forward to lots more enquiries!

E-mail: Click here
Phone: Home: 08 8267 6694 Ron mob: 0412 825 426

-1276- Names . . Peter Lynd, Barry Lynd -1272- Names . . Meera Moyne
Dates available: to early February
Preferred area:
Adelaide then Melbourne Mornington Peninsula
Occupation: Pensioner
Ages
56, 60
  • Experienced sitters, looking for short term house sitting in Adelaide for about a week, then in Mornington Peninsula for about 10 days - flexible on break up of stays.
    I would like to find a place my brother and I can visit for a short holiday.
    We are pensioners living in Tasmania who are reliable and trustworthy with no criminal record.

E-mail: Click here
Phone:
0448 445 550 or 0488 370 986

Dates available: from November 2014 Long term works well for us as well.
Preferred area: Eastern seaboard of NSW, Qld first; then NT, WA, SA, Victoria, NZ and Europe.
Occupation:
Translator, writer - Experienced sitter
Ages
53
  • Currently in the Southern Highlands repeat sitting for owners of large properties with dogs, cats, chooks and horses. love the country and love the Sea.
    Professional, serious animal lover! Great caretaker of houses, pools and grounds. Good with mowing and gardening.
    Non smoking, experienced. Love quiet and privacy. House proud, reliable, good people and animal skills. Used to executives as well as a great variety of places, animals and people. Low key areas, off the grid, simple homes as good as all else. Animals come first and we foster a great relationship with them. We do get attached. Environmentally conscious recycling, growing, creative. Good at keeping communication open.
    Was raised in Provence and Europe. Have travelled extensively, owned my own houses and looked after many properties and animals as my own. I live with my 10 year old son who is a wonderful companion to the animals and follows distance education. We are fit and healthy (vegan), love walking and playing with the dogs and caring for them in every way needed. Adore cats. Was brought up with cats dogs, farm animals and horses. Good caregiver. Animal and Nature advocate. Peaceful. self assured. Safe. Good initiative in stressful situations.
    Currently writing a book and finishing a long term research project. Have been translating, fixing interviews and done Voice Overs for the ABC in Sydney, Paris, London and for International media production companies for the past 30 years.
    Have excellent character and professional references/ police check and would love to be there for you and your animals.
    Meera.

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Phone:
0421 787 419

  -1267- Names . . Joanne Fontana
  Dates available: Open
Preferred area: All Victoria, Tasmania, Sydney
Occupation:
Dog Trainer / Social Worker
Ages
43
  • 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.

E-mail: Click here
Phone:
0407 677 131

-1263- Names . . Frank & Gina Atkinson -1258- Names . . Brian Connett
Dates available: August onwards
Preferred area:
Most places around Australia, plus UK / Europe
Occupation:
Teachers
Ages
60's
  • 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.

E-mail: Click here
Phone:
0438 843 257 or 0427 683 445

Dates available: from December onwards
Preferred area: SA, Vic, NSW, Qld
Occupation: Retired - Experienced sitter.
Ages
73
  • 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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Phone:
0497 185 117

-1255- Names . . Bill Murray -1254- Names . . Eileen Norton
Dates available: All dates
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.

E-mail: Click here
Phone:
02 6294 8225

Dates available:  Ongoing
Preferred area: Melbourne, All Victoria, Canberra
Occupation:
Community volunteer
Ages
63
  • 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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Phone:
0414 073 462

-1252- Names . . Stefan & Jan -1243- Names . . Gayleen & Pete Aitken
Dates available: 1st August 2014 onwards
Preferred area: All areas
Occupation: M.D. of own co./ Factory manager; Both Retired
Ages
72, 70
  • Experienced sitters - Available again August 2014 - fully booked until then.

    G'DAY!! We are a happy, healthy, non smoking married couple who have been house & pet sitting for the past four[4] years in four[4] states & the ACT.
    We have looked after within that time creatures/houses LARGE & small mostly on acres. "We love ALL animals" our motto: We Look After Them Better Than You.
    We are Steve & Jan, Our contacts are balaton2@hotmail.com OR 0434878928....Thankyou for reading the above & So long for now.

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Phone:
0434 878 928

Dates available: From March 2015 onwards
Preferred area: No preference; all areas are OK
Occupation:
Managers - experienced sitters
Ages
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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Phone:
0459 159 646

-1242- Names . . Marie Mah & Robin Shukla -1241- Names . . Katharina & Raphael
Dates available:  27.06.14 - 31.07.14
Preferred area: 10-15km Melbourne
Occupation: Nurse / Journalist

Ages
59, 57.
  • 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.

E-mail: Click here
Phone: +60124750024 / +919833359029

Dates available: 2014
Preferred area: All Qld, NSW, Victoria, South Australia
Occupation: Controller

Ages
36
  • We are a family of 4. Our kids are now nearly 4 and 2 years old. Before the school starts for the kids we would like to take 6 months family time in Australia and New Zealand.
    We are a Swiss couple which likes to raise our kids at our best... we like to cook a perfect meal at home... we like to drink a good glass of wine with that meal... we are also both non smokers.
    everything more you want to know... just contact us per E-Mail

E-mail: Click here
Phone: +41 79 71 889 71

-1238- Names . . Ray & Bev Coleman -1239- Names . . Ian L. Gregory
Dates available: Open
Preferred area: All Australia
Occupation:
Retired
Ages
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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Phone:
0417 621 944

Dates available: Fully booked for now
Preferred area:
Anywhere
Occupation:
Retired - Experienced sitter
Ages
71
  • 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.

E-mail: Click here
Phone:
0403 189 677

-1235- Names . . Susan Miller -1229- Names . . Daryl & Lyn Armstrong
Dates available: from February 2015 onwards
Preferred area: All areas
Occupation: Retired
Ages
58
  • 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. :)

E-mail: Click here
Phone:
0405 645 688

Dates available: Not available at present
Preferred area:
all areas Vic., Qld., N.S.W. and S.A.
Occupation:
Both Retired - Experienced sitters
Ages
65+

  • Experienced sitters. We are a couple in our 60s retired non smokers and drinkers have been house sitting for just on 8 years have excellent references.
    Have a small terrier who we live with, people and animal friendly and very quiet. My husband is an ex farmer who loves the out doors, also experienced in many fields.
    We
    are honest and caring people who loves animals and will look after your house and property with tender and loving care.
    We
    have our own caravan so we do see a lot of our beautiful country.

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Phone:
0427 734 626

-1212- Names . . Beverley Nester -1219- Names . . Karral Miller & Neil Stabb
Dates available: All year round
Preferred area:
Gold Coast, Brisbane, All NSW, All Vic
Occupation:
Retired Primary Teacher - Experienced sitter
Ages
65
  • I am a retired primary teacher who wishes to travel. I have no ties.
    I am an experienced long time house and pet sitter and can supply excellent referees who will testify to the care and love I give to their pets and who have enjoyed stress free holidays knowing that pets/home are well cared for.

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Phone:
08 8242 5795

Dates available: July onwards
Preferred area: All Qld, NSW, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, Western Australia, Northern Territory. Plus  France, Canada, Spain, UK, Italy.
Occupation: Retired teachers - Experienced sitters
Ages
62, 66.
  • Experienced sitters - References available.
    Not available from early March to end of June 2014.
    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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Phone:
02 6071 8621

-1210- Names . . Mr. Balazs Bercesi and his family -1207- Names . . Barry de Haas
Dates available: From end of March 2014 on
Preferred area: All Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria
Occupation: Construction Project Manager
Ages
35
  • I'm a father of 2, living in a house with garden (Budapest-HUN), with looking after my father-in-law's dog. We're all keen on living in a tidy and neat circumstance. We both brought up with a slogan: 'you can only live and work in clarity'. At home we do every house works on our own.
    We are reliable people with good neighbourhood relations.
    As working in the construction field I can solve most of the problems on my own, though what I cannot I know who to ask for solutions.
    During my work houses and jewelery shops were left in my care stocked and furnished. By today I maintain several apartments (both empty and furnished) in Budapest, Hungary and in France (around Cannes).
    My wife is an economist, being an executive assistant to CEO and marketing executive. And also she is managing and directing 2 childcare centres.
    We would like to move from HUN. But before we settle we would like to have the opportunity of knowing the area better.
    The only criteria we have for house sitting is to stay there for minimum 1 year.

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Phone:
+36305596463

Dates available: 12/01/2014 onwards
Preferred area: 150km Melbourne
Occupation:
Carpenter
Ages 63
  • Single, 63 YO male. Non smoker, non drinker, clean, no drugs. Fully self sufficient. Ex builder, still working. And available for most maintenance skills except plumbing and electrical. (ability to organise these if necessary.
    No pets. Very clean living, and very efficient.

    References :- Hayden real Estate Ocean Grove:- 5255 1000
    Property Manager :- Jenny Dries.
    Duration :- 8 months.
    19 Bluewaters Drive Ocean Grove

    LJ Hooker Inverloch:- 5674 2888
    Duration :-2 years
    25 Ripple Drive Inverloch.

    Business reference:- Dan Hall
    Hall Homes Sunbury:- 0418 128 235
    LJ Hooker Real Estate Inverloch

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Phone: 0418 817 953

-1188- Names . . Jean & Howard Dark -1182- Names . . Jeffna
Dates available: February - Onwards
Preferred area: Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane, All Qld, All NSW, Nth Vic
Occupation: Retired - (non-smokers)
Ages
73, 71
  • We are both retired non-smoking couple. An animal lover of all kinds. I was a German Shepherd breeder in N.Z.but now live in Brisbane.
    We like to let the Owners going away have peace of mind, knowing that their pets are well looked after as well as their property.
    We like to keep peoples property and their animals as if they were our own.

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Phone:
(J) 0400 570 250    (H) 0418 387 224

Dates available: 25th November onwards
Preferred area: Perth, WA, Qld, Darwin, Tasmania, Victoria
Occupation: Beauty therapist and sales and student - Experienced sitter
Ages
46
  • I'm a mature lady whom is a qualified beauty therapist and part time sales assistant and I study as well.
    I've got three children grown up and leading their own life's.
    I'm currently on my second farm sit where I'm looking after horses.
    My fiancé works for an American company and is a hands on man.
    We are animal lovers with big hearts and we can walk pets, and take care of your animals with good care.
    We are quite low key people and non smokers.
    We are house proud and maintain your home with nurturing care.
    Over the house sits I've looked after chickens, horses, dogs, cats and fish. We have cared for large homes, bigger homes and homesteads.
    We are both active and my fiancé is a full time worker. I work part time and usually study on my off work days at the house sits.
    I love this house sit adventure. Every home is a story and a journey for us.
    Every pet is unique and adored.
    It's our second time around and both of us decided to do this before we purchase our own home and see areas and places we'd never have gone Looking forward to sitting your home soon!

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Phone:
0403 063 932

-1170- Names . . Adrian & Fay Johns -1158- Names . . Lynne Haeusler
Dates available: April 2015 to forever
Preferred area: All areas near coast - North in winter, South in Summer
Occupation: Semi retired
Ages
69, 67
  • Experienced sitters.
    We are semi-retired "Grey Nomads" who travel with our grey cat Boris. Boris is a friendly 14 year old who gets on well with other cats as well as dogs.
    Owning our own home, we are conscientious and clean house sitters (having done several sits and can provide references).
    We
    have house sat in Karratha and Boddington Western Australia and then to Kumbia Qld and Sale Victoria.
    Adrian has a mechanical background and is a very able handyman.
    Fay was a vet nurse and we are willing to "do" gardens and pets.
    Ideally we like to spend the winter months in the north of Australia and the summer months in the south, preferably near or on the coast as we are keen fishermen.

E-mail: Click here
Phone:
0438548131 -  0437448045

Dates available: from Oct 11th 2013
Preferred area:
NSW South & North coast & Central West & All Vic (not Melb), Hervey Bay area & South Coast SA
Occupation:
Housekeeper / Cleaner
Ages
70
  • I have been house-sitting and Caretaking properties for a couple of years, mainly for friends and relatives, and I have enjoyed doing this. I am also a keen gardener.
    I can supply you with very good references.
    Please feel free to phone me for any further info.

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Phone: 0400 586 831

 
 

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