Richard & Carol

Trustworthy animal and garden-loving couple to care for your home as if our own

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Reviews (12)

Colleen

Carol and Richard were wonderful, they looked after our property and animals like they were their own. We returned from our holidays with nothing to do but

Lismore, NSW, Australia · 13 Apr - 28 Apr 2018
Stephen & Martina

We warmly recommend Carol and Richard to house and pet sit for you! Meeting Carol and Richard in person was so reassuring after our 6 month planning and

Blewbury, United Kingdom · 26 Jun - 28 Aug 2017
Margaret

Carol and Richard sat for us in June and then again in September/October 2017. This review applies to both occasions as both times they did a sterling job

Ross on Wye, United Kingdom · 02 Jun - 30 Jun 2017
Greg

Carol and Richard took care of our pets Maggie and Whisky, along with our home, in the most horrendous heatwave conditions. They weathered it well and we

Murwillumbah, NSW, Australia · 09 Feb - 22 Feb 2017
Terri

We were delighted with our experience and highly recommend Carol and Richard, who are a charming, worldly and well travelled couple. They are energetic and

Cirencester, United Kingdom · 29 Jul - 13 Aug 2016

References (3)

Sylvia

Carol and Richard were friendly and reliable and our Dog and cats seemed quite happy on our return. We would happily ask them to sit for us again.

House & pet sitting reference · 11 September 2015

About

We are an American/Australian couple with very strong family and friendship links to the UK. We've lived over the years in the Windsor area and worked in Ascot and Sunningdale and studied at Reading University. Carol is a retired teacher

Why we want to house sit

Like so many others, we're torn between two worlds-- the U.K. and Australia. Our son and his family are in Australia but we've lived and worked for many years in the U.K. House sitting allows us to return regularly to visit family, friends

Our experience

Apart from having kept as pets in the past -- dogs (boxer, beagle, corgi); cats (mixed); budgies, fish, ducks... our biggest challenge in a small Sydney garden... we bring the following experience: House Exchanges We enjoyed a couple of

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry

Availability

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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
Richard 65+ and Carol 65+
Occupation
Retired teacher and technology consultant
Travelling
With a partner