James & Julie

Experienced mature RELIABLE Housesitters

Currumbin Waters, QLD, Australia

Reviews (5)

LYN

Jim and Julie are just fabulous; excellent communicators, thoughtful and generous. They popped over a few days prior to my departure to meet Poppy to ensure

Corinda, QLD, Australia · 23 Dec - 28 Dec 2018
Eric

James and Julie definitely went above and beyond! In addition to keeping our cats happy, healthy, and well cared for, they handled packages that came in

San Rafael, CA, US · 12 Aug - 27 Aug 2017
Sara

I met James & Julie before I left. They were both very pleasant and polite. We went through the various bits and pieces, discussed Betty's needs and habits

Maidstone, United Kingdom · 20 Jun - 24 Jun 2017
Lynn and Mike

James and Julie lovely people who are really good house sitters. They were extremely attentive to my animals and kept the house beyond its usual tidines ! I

Saint Neots, United Kingdom · 05 Jun - 12 Jun 2017
Susannah

James and Julie looked after my home and two cats for three weeks. They were perfect Housesitters - considerate and competent. Lovely to deal with and

Sydney, NSW, Australia · 15 Dec 2016 - 03 Jan 2017

References (3)

Carole

I would recommend Jim and Julie unreservedly for house and pet sitting duties. This year they spent a five week stint looking after our home and our

House & pet sitting reference · 30 October 2016

About

We are Jim and Julie Parsons, mature, responsible and caring pet-sitters with regular sitting experience since 2009. We are non-smokers. As a retired librarian and book lover, Julie loves to read and find book treasures in charity shops

Why we want to house sit

We love to travel - particularly in Europe and Britain - and find that house-sitting allows us to experience a locale and local culture and make friends; this is just not possible with one or two day-stays in a hotel. It is also a

Our experience

We have been housesitting regularly since 2009. We have enjoyed sits in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, England, Scotland, Ireland, Spain and France. Our experience has been with dogs and cats, including aged and frail animals, but we

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Birds
  • Small pets

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

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Cook Islands
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece

Profile details

Age
James 65+ and Julie 65+
Occupation
Former adult ed. teacher - currently writer mentor and editor and (Julie) Former librarian
Travelling
With a partner