michael & Ellen

Responsible, neat pet and garden loving couple to lovingly look after your home

Byron Bay, NSW, Australia

Reviews (8)

Zach

Michael and Ellen looked after our Jedi for 17 days in December. they are wonderfully relaxed people and it was evident that they loved Jedi while they were

Duncraig, WA, Australia · 01 Dec - 17 Dec 2018
Anushka

There's this saying that ' dogs do know how to speak, but only to those who know how to listen', and it really is pretty incredible the level of listening

Muscat, Oman · 13 Feb - 02 Mar 2018
Nicola

Michael and Ellen were amazing! Professional, friendly, tidy, and very thoughtful and loving with Max and Bella. We enjoyed both the narrative and fun photo

Mullumbimby, NSW, Australia · 12 Jan - 31 Jan 2018
Liz

Fabulous and really fascinating people. Cared for my dogs from the moment they arrived building a great bond so I wonder if my boys would rather I had stayed

Glastonbury, United Kingdom · 16 Aug - 22 Aug 2017
Sue

Michael and Ellen looked after Rocky and Riff Raff for a week in August. They did a fantastic job - the dogs have never looked so fit and content and I could

London, United Kingdom · 03 Aug - 12 Aug 2017

References (2)

Diana

I have know Michael Francis & Ellen Hess for 11 yrs. Both have been very excellent tenants very reliable honest and always paid rent in advance. They were

Landlord reference · 02 November 2014

About

We are a neat, quiet non-smoking retired American international high school English/Spanish teacher and his photographer partner that immigrated to Australia. We have a house, 4 dogs and a large garden on a remote island in Indonesia. We

Why we want to house sit

As a well traveled retired couple that both speak a second language, we want to continue getting to know this glorious world while sharing our love for animals of all types and gardening. Having lived and taught all over the world, we

Our experience

In the last three years we have sat in the US, London, Glastonbury, Oman and Australia so we are very comfortable taking care of whatever whatever issues might come up with a variety of houses and pets. Add to this our many years living

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry

Availability

October 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
michael 65+ and Ellen 62
Occupation
photographer and retired teacher
Travelling
With a partner