Oda & Michael

Retired diplomats available to look after your home and pets

Dublin, Ireland

Reviews (3)

Gillian

Oda and Michael looked after our dog Blaise in our home for 2 weeks in July. Blaise is only 4 months old so we were reluctant to leave him in kennels but

Dublin, Ireland · 20 Jul - 04 Aug 2017
Abby

Oda and Michael are excellent house sitters. We felt completely safe leaving our home and pets with them and our pets loved them. Nothing was too much

Dublin, Ireland · 23 Sep - 03 Oct 2016
pascale

Michael Baylor and Oda van der Kemp were house-sitters in our (big)property in the South of France for six weeks, from the 24th of April to the 5th of June

Hyères, France · 17 Jul - 17 Jul 2014

References (4)

Jill

I have known Oda and Michael Baylor for several years. We met when Michael was posted to the irish Embassy in Athens. We shared some interests, found a

House & pet sitting reference · 03 March 2014

About

We are a retired, professional, non-smoking Irish/Dutch couple, 71 and 60 years of age. My husband, Michael, worked in the diplomatic and civil service and I used to work as a development consultant with the UN & European Commission and

Why we want to house sit

We took up house-sitting straight after our retirement. We hoped to buy a house somewhere in the sun and settle down, but have become rather fond of house-sitting and we have not bought a house yet! The duties that usually come with the

Our experience

We are totally trustworthy, responsible and reliable and have completed several long term-house-sits in prestigious properties in France and Italy over the past six years. We have carried out five winter house-sits in Chateau de Robernier

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats

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

  • France
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Spain

Profile details

Age
Oda 61 and Michael 65+
Occupation
Development consultant and Civil servant and diplomat
Travelling
With a partner