Vivien & Gordon

Capable, trustworthy Kiwis with a "can do" attitude.

Dunedin, New Zealand
10 Reviews4 References

Reviews (10)

Gill

We highly recommend Vivien as a housesitter, she took great care of our house and our dog Spencer, we had emails throughout our trip to let us know how he

Dunedin, New Zealand · 11 Jul - 21 Jul 2019
Sarah

Vivien and Gordon were lovely people who we took to straight away. They looked after our dog wonderfully and took care of our home very well for the 6 days

Canterbury, United Kingdom · 22 Aug - 28 Aug 2018
Katie

Vivien and Gordon were wonderful housesitters during our two weeks away. We spent a few hours with them before we headed to the airport and instantly knew we

Handcross, United Kingdom · 03 Aug - 19 Aug 2018
Nick

Vivien and Gordon looked after our twin springer-collies and our Somerset barn home for two weeks. We are delighted to recommend them to any house and pet

Fuente del Conde, Spain · 19 Jul - 02 Aug 2018
Jackie

Vivien and Gordon looked after our house and little terrier for two weeks...they had a whole day with us before we left, and we instantly liked both of

York, United Kingdom · 01 Jul - 16 Jul 2018

References (4)

Maria

Vivien has worked for us on two separate occasions.She was always organised, resourceful, trustworthy and a very nice person to have around. No job was ever

House & pet sitting reference · 19 March 2015

About

We are now retired from our former professions, as property valuer and solicitor, and have spent the past couple of years extensively renovating and landscaping a 15 hectare property where we live with our Border Collie dog, Diesel. We

Why we want to house sit

We would like to house sit as we have travelled widely and incorporated working holidays in France and the UK and would like to continue to do so. We enjoy adapting to new situations, and experiencing new locations and meeting people

Our experience

In France we assisted in renovating a ski lodge in the Alps. In the UK we worked on a large estate, which involved event management, office work and general maintenance. We have looked after various pets including horses, dogs, rabbits

Pet care experience

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

Availability

October 2019
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November 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Italy

Profile details

Age
Vivien 65+ and Gordon 65+
Occupation
Retired Solicitor and Retired Valuer
Travelling
With a partner