Elizabeth & Lee

Lee and Elizabeth (known as Ann) Matikainen - Experienced Housesitters and Pet Lovers

Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Reviews (10)

Sylvia

I would like to thank Elizabeth and Lee for the wonderful job they did while I was away. The house was lovely when I came home and the pets were happy and

Cleveland, QLD, Australia · 10 Jul - 26 Aug 2019
Wainoni

Lee and Liz went out of their way to accommodate an extra dog at the last minute, which was very much appreciated. When we arrived home, the place was

Toronto, NSW, Australia · 18 Apr - 22 Apr 2019
sharryn

Ann & Lee looked after our home and 2 dogs for 1 month 26th Dec 2018 to 26th Jan 2019.They were wonderful.They keep us informed by email and message and

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia · 26 Dec 2018 - 26 Jan 2019
Eva

We were very happy with the level of care provided by Elizabeth looking after our three dogs. Our home too was well looked after and very neat and tidy on

Queenscliff, VIC, Australia · 25 Oct - 10 Nov 2018
Wouter

Ann and Lee have taken good care of our home and animals, including our pet dog Foxy, six sheep, four chicken and indoor and outdoor plants. They are nice

Cooma, NSW, Australia · 01 Aug - 23 Sep 2018

References (3)

Rev. Bruce

Ann (Elizabeth) Matikainen and her husband Lee have acted as housesitters for my wife and I on several occasions over recent years. As well as looking after

House & pet sitting reference · 31 January 2017

About

My husband and I are both retired and love to travel, seeing new places and meeting interesting people. We also love animals and gardening. We are Christians and usually attend the local Church where we at times have been involved in the

Why we want to house sit

We have been house sitting for over five years, mostly by word of mouth. We travel with a small custom made caravan so that we have somewhere to sleep between house sits. Although we have the van, the people we sit for want us to stay

Our experience

Reassuring timid house dogs when necessary, brushing their hair and taking them for walks. Giving cats and dogs daily medication and taking them to the vet when necessary. Watering gardens and pot plants. Doing some weeding

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Poultry
  • Birds

Availability

September 2019
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October 2019
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  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Australia

Profile details

Age
Elizabeth 65+ and Lee 63
Occupation
Retired and Retired
Travelling
With a partner