Lorraine & John

Trustworthy, Reliable, Married Couple, Animal Loving, Non Smoking, ready to provide

Hamilton, New Zealand
30 Reviews

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Reviews (30)


Lorraine and John were our first house sitters and very easy to work with and great communicators. Not to mention great cooks. Ziggy hasn’t stopped talking

Kohimarama, New Zealand · 07 Nov - 20 Nov 2018

Thanks J&L for taking care of our wee 4 and 2 legged friends (sorry the chooks were on a go slow) Buffy seemed content and happy when we got back so you

Hamilton, New Zealand · 18 Oct - 21 Oct 2018

they are amazing! but if my review is too glowing I may never get them back cos they will be too booked up!!...I cant speak highly enough of them they were

Omiha, New Zealand · 17 Sep - 09 Oct 2018

Lorraine and John are a fantastic, friendly couple who stayed with us for almost three weeks. Our pets adored them and they rise to every challenge a country

Cheltenham, United Kingdom · 11 Nov - 26 Nov 2017
Chris & Bobbie

John and Lorraine took care of our 2 very lively cockapoos for the second time , the boys love them

Patrington, United Kingdom · 25 Sep - 13 Oct 2017

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I have known John for about 30 years and Lorraine about 15 and they are both honest, trustworthy capable and professional people. The large home they

Character reference · 04 January 2015


***Update June 2020*** Sadly our trip to England next month has been postponed for now, but it will happen sometime in the future, watch this space. ****Update January 2020**** Flights are booked! We will be back in England this year

Why we want to house sit

As we have said we have holidayed widely but how often have you said “oh yes I’ve been to that country” but in reality have not seen much more than the location that the plane landed in. We felt house sitting would give us the opportunity

Our experience

We have sold our home, a large rural property on 1.6 acres, that we built and lived in for 10 years (see pictures), so have experience of keeping a good home and garden, and will look after that to which we are entrusted with the same

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock


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

Preferred countries

  • American Samoa
  • Australia
  • Cook Islands
  • Fiji
  • Japan
  • New Zealand

Profile details

Lorraine 54 and John 59
Full Time Housesitters
With a partner