Barb & Steve

Trustworthy, caring, and well organised mature couple.Non-smokers.

Whangarei, New Zealand
5 Reviews

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3 external references

Reviews (5)

Jamie

Barb and Steve were absolute fantastic sitters and we felt very lucky to have them to stay. Communication before the sit was really helpful and we felt very

Great Malvern, United Kingdom · 25 May - 02 Jun 2019
Rosemary

Huge thanks goes to Barb and Steve for the most fantastic house-sit. They arrived as expected and we had a lovely evening hearing all about their life in

Gillingham, United Kingdom · 27 Apr - 01 May 2019
Carolyn

It was a pleasure having Barb and Steve house sitting for us and Bess over the last twelve days. Bess warmed to them both and it was lovely receiving photos

Saffron Walden, United Kingdom · 13 Apr - 23 Apr 2019
Peter

Barb and Steve were wonderful house sitters who sat for us on two separate occasions this year. Most importantly, they bonded really well with our dog (

Cambridge, United Kingdom · 04 Apr - 14 Apr 2019
Aimee

What a fantastic job Barb did looking after our two cats and our home for three weeks in March 2013. The cats seemed very relaxed and happy when we returned

Richmond, United Kingdom · 20 Apr - 20 Apr 2013

References (3)

Lynn

I have known Barbara Cuthbert for over 40 years, both in NZ and the UK. Barbara would make a fantastic house-sitter. She is a conscientous, well organised

Character reference · 11 November 2012

About

Hi, we are Barb and Steve, married for 45 years in 2019, confident, easy going, with a good sense of humour (hence the 45 years of marriage!), and living in Northland, New Zealand. We retired three years ago from our jobs as an IT Project

Why we want to house sit

We are planning a six-month trip back to England starting April 2019 and shall be staying with family and friends for some of that time. We are also hoping to make the most of our time in the UK exploring parts that are new to us. We are

Our experience

As homeowners ourselves over many years and in differing situations, we have the practical experience of looking after a property and dealing with any issue which may arise. The skills needed to successfully run and maintain a B&B and a

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Ireland
  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Age
Barb 65+ and Steve 65+
Occupation
Retired and Retired
Travelling
With a partner