Derek & Freda

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

Blaxland, NSW, Australia

Reviews (19)

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
Petrina

Derek and his wife were just amazing sitters. They looked after our dogs and cats as if they were their own. Especially Misty who had problems with her skin!

Plourac’h, France · 01 Jun - 13 Jun 2017
Priya

What a lovely couple! We got on well, the animals were very relaxed and happy when we returned from our holiday and our house was immaculate, the grass had

Pau, France · 11 Apr - 19 Apr 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

August 2019: Visited family in Perth Australia, friends in Singapore en route to Berlin arriving early September. September 2019 to Mid November 2019: house sits in France and Wales arranged and confirmed. November 2019 to January 2020 :

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

October 2019
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November 2019
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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