Val & Phillipa

Retired couple with great animal (and house skills)

Gold Coast, QLD, Australia

Reviews (4)

Marj

I was so pleased to meet Val and Phillipa when they did my 19 day house sit last month. We had a brief visit before I left but I had no doubt that I was

Langley, BC, Canada · 11 Sep - 30 Sep 2019
Ailish

Val and his wife Phillipa were wonderful housesitters from start to finish. Before the visit, Val checked in to confirm that everything was on track and

Mosman, NSW, Australia · 16 Apr - 28 Apr 2019
Annette

Val and Tilley stayed for 10 days we had one day before/after for the handover. Would say l was very comfortable and we got on straight away. When we arrived

East Peckham, United Kingdom · 07 May - 18 May 2018
Lee and Alan

Val and Phillipa recently looked after our two dogs and cat while we were away, Val kept us up to date on our pets with newsy emails, and when we returned

Te Kopuru, New Zealand · 17 Oct - 29 Oct 2017

About

My wife and I have just retired and since 2007 we started to travel more as work slowed down. We had a great introduction to housesitting in 2007 when we looked after a house in Jamestown, Ireland for six weeks, The couple had two dogs and

Why we want to house sit

One of the things that we have enjoyed about housesitting is that it allows you an opportunity to get to know and enjoy an area much more than just moving around. You just miss so much and of course it is rare to go back to an area when

Our experience

While now living in a unit we have previously owned a small property - horses, cattle, geese, ducks etc Over the years we have a number of dogs and cats. the dogs have been from boxers to bitzers and our children grew up surrounded with

Pet care experience

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

Availability

November 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
Val 65+ and Phillipa 65+
Occupation
Director and Nurse
Travelling
With a partner