Barbara & Murray

Mature couple - one retired and one a full time secondary school Careers advisor.

Christchurch, New Zealand
5 Reviews

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Reviews (5)

Hayley

Great communication, excellent care taken of our pets and house. The house was left lovely and clean upon our return. Would happily use again!

Lisarow, NSW, Australia · 02 Oct - 10 Oct 2019
Mary

Barbara and Murray cared for my cats and home while I spent a week on vacation. They made sure all the indoor and outdoor plants were watered and kept the

Pasadena, CA, US · 18 Nov - 25 Nov 2017
Alan & Carolyn

Barbara and Murray looked after our home and our cat superbly while we were away for a month overseas. They also emailed us halfway through to let us know

Christchurch, New Zealand · 09 Aug - 08 Sep 2017
Helen

Thank you Barbara and Murray for house sitting and looking after our 2 fur babies. Lovely to meet you both before you came in and thank you for leaving our

Runaway Bay, QLD, Australia · 19 Jul - 03 Aug 2017
Helen

It was such a pleasure to meet Barbara and Murray. My little Odie was so well cared for and happy on our return and they looked after our home beautifully. I

Taupo, New Zealand · 23 Jun - 02 Jul 2017

About

We are a mature couple with 5 adult children and 9 grandchildren. I am a secondary school teacher and my partner is a retired professional fire fighter. We enjoy house sitting and enjoy adventures and are happy to go anywhere.

Why we want to house sit

We want to house sit to experience life in different places. We did quite a few in 2017 when I had a year off work on study leave and we really enjoyed house sitting. We have traveled quite extensively and now are happy to stay put in one

Our experience

We live on a 10 hectare property in rural Canterbury. We have experience with farm animals and domestic pets. My partner is very practical and useful around both the house and the farm. We also own a holiday home in Picton so are used to

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Livestock
  • Birds
  • Small pets

Availability

August 2021
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September 2021
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  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

Age
Barbara 59 and Murray 65+
Occupation
Teacher and FIrefighter
Travelling
With a partner