Strawbale home and pets looking for someone to share for a

Dunedin, New Zealand
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Our two energetic, friendly and beach-loving Staffies would like to stay at home while we are away.... Our friendly donkeys will sing to you and our hens provide fresh eggs (most of the time)

Home & location

This is a strawbale home, in a bush block on the edge of Dunedin. A short drive to lovely dog-friendly beach (you can walk for a couple of hours end to end) and several dog parks. Dunedin is a university city with excellent coffee shops

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Beach
  • City
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car
  • Use of car included


Daily dog walks, hoof and paddock care, general hen care, keep home clean and tidy. Sitters should ideally know a bit about donkeys and/or horses. Our Staffies are friendly and before walks can be quite energetic. The rest of the time

Meet the pets

  • Whistle

    Staffordshire Bull Terrier

    13 years

  • Poppy

    Staffordshire Bull Terrier

    2 years

  • poultry

  • farm animal

Sitter feedback (13)


We really enjoyed our stay in Pim and Stuart's beautiful home looking after their animals. They were very welcoming when we arrived giving us detailed

Stayed · 21 Oct - 04 Nov 2021

Our housesit at Pim and Stuart's home was delightful with the 2 dogs, 2 donkeys, and hens. A very comfortable spacious home. We arrived a day early to check

Stayed · 08 Feb - 12 Feb 2021

We very much enjoyed our house-sit at Pim and Stuart’s property. They are an out-going, inspirational pair we admire who made us feel completely at ease the

Stayed · 27 Jan - 09 Apr 2020

Having been trusted house sitters for several years now, we can wholeheartedly and honestly say that our Dunedin experience far exceeded every expectation

Stayed · 07 Apr - 30 Jun 2019

Wonderful experience in Dunedin ! This house sit exceeded our expectations as we had never looked after donkeys.Pim and Stuart invited us to stay the night

Stayed · 20 Sep - 25 Oct 2018

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