Derek & Freda

Australian/Irish couple, active, fit, non-smokers.

Blaxland, NSW, Australia

Reviews (21)

Michael

Derek and Freda were great with Bella and managed her and all her walks well. They sent us updates regularly and pictures and loved her. Left our home very

Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom · 25 Oct - 05 Nov 2019
Rachel

The perfect couple! Practical, caring and great communicators! They looked after Jess our rescue gala with care and affection. The foibles of our 1905 Dutch

Dijon, France · 27 Sep - 19 Oct 2019
Sophia

We were drawn to Derek & Freda initially from their profile and lovely photos but were fully convinced that we found the right people once we spoke to them

The Glebe, NSW, Australia · 21 Dec 2018 - 06 Jan 2019
Michele

Derek and Freda were a lovely couple who cared for our pets for 3 weeks this summer - we returned to happy animals and a clean house and pool. We can

L’Isle-Jourdain, France · 27 Jul - 20 Aug 2017
Delphine

It was a joy to have Freda and Derek taking care of our home and cat for a few days ! They were extremely friendly, obviously cat lovers, and very

Lagorce, France · 21 Jun - 26 Jun 2017

References (3)

Bruce

I have known Derek for 20 years and Freda for 5 years. They have been house sitters for us for the last 4 years and proved to be extremely trustworthy and

House & pet sitting reference · 22 June 2012

About

November 2019 to January 2020 : visiting family in Rhode Island USA for thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year. Returning to UK for two more arranged and confirmed house sits before returning to France for a sit in March. We have our own car

Why we want to house sit

We are always seeking something different and are prepared to help out in exchange for somewhere to call home, however temporarily. We look forward to building upon our house sitting experiences by revisiting Europe and are looking out for

Our experience

We are well house trained, organised and used to living in different environments. We love animals, gardening, DIY and have had pets all our lives. We have often looked after homes for our family and friends and have successfully completed

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock
  • Birds

Availability

December 2019
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January 2020
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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
Derek 65+ and Freda 61
Occupation
Retired Bank Manager/Business owner and Secondary Teacher, Home Economics and Computing
Travelling
With a partner