Relax in Peace and Quiet

Darfield, New Zealand
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I am a teacher my husband is a truck driver. We both work long hours but we love our fur babies but also want to see more of the world. We are in our 50s and feel it is time to do more now our boys have left home. Thing is we don't want

Home & location

We are only 30 mins from the nearest ski field, with 5 within an hour. We are 35 mins from Christchurch and there are lots of walks locally. Two big rivers border the Selwyn District, Rakaia to the South and The Waimakariri to the North

  • House
  • Basic WiFi
  • Family friendly
  • Mountains
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


Sammy has a quick walk each morning. She is allowed in the house but sleeps in her dog motel at night. She is trusted off the lead. The rest of the animals are fed once a day, watered and eggs collected. If we are away for more than 2

Meet the pets

  • Sammy

    2 years

  • poultry

  • farm animal

Sitter feedback (4)


We had a beautiful weekend in Linda's home. Sammy was lovely from the very beginning and had an excellent behavior. The home was comfortable and the animals

Stayed · 25 Jun - 27 Jun 2021

Linda and Richard were very welcoming as soon as we arrived. Their property is beautiful, and filled with cute animals. Their home is warm and cozy. We had a

Stayed · 23 Sep - 27 Sep 2020

We had a great time looking after sammy and the other animals. Linda's place is beautiful and you were both very welcoming hosts. Joey loved feeding the

Stayed · 19 Mar - 20 Mar 2020

I recently cared for Sammy and the crew while Linda and her husband went out of town. Great location … comfy bed … plenty of hot water ... internet was fast

Stayed · 09 Feb - 11 Feb 2020

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