Maria & Frank

Ideal house and animal sitters for peace of mind and security

Blenheim, New Zealand
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Jo
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Maria & Frank did a great job looking after Minty and our house for us. They stayed with us the night before our holiday and got to know Minty a bit then

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Bicester, United Kingdom · 07 Sep - 12 Sep 2018
Sheila
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I would highly recommend this charming couple to look after your home and pets. I returned from my trip to a sparkling clean house and a very contented cat

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Tring, United Kingdom · 26 Jun - 30 Jun 2017
John
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Frank and Maria stayed with our cat at out home for two weeks during July/August and we have nothing but nice words for them. They were communicative

  • cat
London, United Kingdom · 25 Jul - 07 Aug 2016
Christopher
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Maria & Frank did a great job of looking after our house, boisterous young dog and two cats over the course of a three-week sit in June 2014. They were

  • dog
Parcent, Spain · 05 Jul - 05 Jul 2014
Sabina
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Frank & Maria were 100% organised and efficient in their approach to this assignment. They very kindly offered to drive me to & from the airport, looked

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Simorre, France · 01 Jul - 01 Jul 2014

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Lauren
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I have had the pleasure of working with freelancer Frank Nelson since 2007 and have given him more than three dozen assignments during that time. He would be

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About

We are a British couple who emigrated to New Zealand with two young children in 1979. When they left home, so did we! For the past 20 years we have been living and travelling in many countries, working as a nurse and a writer in the UK, New

Why we want to house sit

Now we are looking to take more time out from our usual work schedules and explore new areas. We also value the freedom to keep in touch with family and friends in many places, especially with a daughter in New Zealand and son in Spain. We

Our experience

Our smallholding in New Zealand was like an episode of "The Good Life" with a menagerie of animals -- horses, calves, sheep, pigs, chickens, a goat, two cats and a golden retriever. This all provided us with endless adventures and a wealth

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • horseHorses
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock

Availability

June 2019
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Preferred countries

  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Guernsey
  • Italy
  • Jersey

Profile details

Age
Maria 65+ and Frank 65+
Occupation
Registered Nurse and Business writer
Travelling
With a partner