Derek & Freda

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

Blaxland, NSW, Australia
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Sophia
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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

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

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

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Lagorce, France · 21 Jun - 26 Jun 2017
Petrina
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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!

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

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Pau, France · 11 Apr - 19 Apr 2017

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Bruce
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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

December 2018: Just completing a house sit in Sydney with 2 cats. January February 2019 Back to the Blue mountains to commence some renovations and painting at home. Mid March to Mid April 2019: House sitting in Queensland Australia April

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

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock
  • birdBirds

Availability

May 2019
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June 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

Age
Derek 65+ and Freda 60
Occupation
Retired Bank Manager/Business owner and Secondary Teacher, Home Economics and Computing
Travelling
With a partner