Maria & Frank

Ideal house and animal sitters for peace of mind and security

Blenheim, New Zealand

Reviews (10)

Georgie

Frank was a great sitter, very helpful and communicative. Came home to a very happy cat! We’d love to have him back again!

London, United Kingdom · 24 Aug - 26 Aug 2019
Sarah

Maria and Frank were absolutely great. Communication was easy and efficient, we instantly felt at home with them as did our little Border Terrier Bess. They

Cambridge, United Kingdom · 20 Jul - 24 Jul 2019
Jo

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

Bicester, United Kingdom · 07 Sep - 12 Sep 2018
Sheila

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

Tring, United Kingdom · 26 Jun - 30 Jun 2017
John

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

London, United Kingdom · 25 Jul - 07 Aug 2016

References (6)

Lauren

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

Employment reference · 22 June 2012

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

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock

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
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Guernsey
  • Italy
  • Jersey

Profile details

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