Les & Susie

Active, recently retired couple looking for new experiences

Gisborne, New Zealand

Reviews (11)

Lillian

Les and Susie were wonderful house sitters. We had just moved in, things were a touch out of sorts, and our anxious cat needed company while we were away 2

Houghton Bay, New Zealand · 22 Dec 2018 - 06 Jan 2019
Sian

Les and Susie were perfect dog sitters. We left our puppy Nancy with them for four weeks whilst we visited family in Australia. They arrived the day before

Helston, United Kingdom · 23 Sep - 25 Oct 2017
Roma

Les and Susie looked after our house, cat, chickens and our two large hairy bearded collies. They did an amazing job, we came home to a spotless house, happy

Monmouth, United Kingdom · 01 Sep - 09 Sep 2017
Sarah-Jane

We were so pleased that Les and Susie were able to look after our house and animals for a further two weeks in August. Khiva our labrador was really pleased

Chepstow, United Kingdom · 18 Aug - 01 Sep 2017
Suzanna

Thank you both so much for taking over my chaotic world and keeping everything safe and happy for my return. Sorry it was so rushed and hectic on arriving

Newcastle Emlyn, United Kingdom · 08 Aug - 15 Aug 2017

References (2)

Heather

I have a tiny mixed smallholding in rural New Zealand. Susie Lees stayed with me for many months on several occasions over the past few years, and during

House & pet sitting reference · 22 February 2017

About

We are an active couple recently retired and looking to gain some housesitting experience after selling our property in UK and before going to New Zealand for a while. Having been self employed horticultural professionals in ornamental and

Why we want to house sit

We're a fit recently retired couple with our homes rented to allow us time to travel together and experience life in other places. We are trustworthy people and appreciate the opportunity of caring for peoples homes in their absence. We

Our experience

We are conscientious practical people. We have both had pets and looked after animals most of our lives. Les loves ornamental plants and is familiar with horticultural machinery. He was formerly a nurseryman and landscape gardener and

Pet care experience

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

Availability

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

Preferred countries

  • New Zealand

Profile details

Age
Les 62 and Susie 65+
Occupation
Retired and Retired
Travelling
With a partner