Eric & Lesley

Just retired - just getting started!

Porirua, New Zealand

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Sarah
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Gosh - I don't know what to say. Eric and Lesley were absolutely amazing! They looked after our precious animals (even our potentially stand-offish

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Reading, United Kingdom · 18 Jul - 05 Aug 2019
Elizabeth
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Lesley and Eric were simply outstanding house sitters and we feel extremely lucky that they chose to come to us. They went above and beyond any house sit

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Hexham, United Kingdom · 21 Jun - 11 Jul 2019
Sue
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Just got back after a 2 week break and Eric and Lesley have been absolutely fantastic at looking after our 2 dogs (a springer and a very greedy flattie)

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Chinnor, United Kingdom · 05 Jun - 20 Jun 2019

About

Both recently retired and keen to see more of the world. Hobbies include animals, cooking, gardening, fishing, golf (I can make you look good!) We have had good and bad experiences letting people live in our properties and are determined

Why we want to house sit

Living in Aotearoa New Zealand means that we can escape the Kiwi winter and enjoy the Northern Hemisphere summer - living the dream! Being part of a community and looking after furry things in their own homes while owners enjoy time away is

Our experience

Our careers include military service so 'looking after things as if they are your own' and maintaining high standards came with the territory. Eric grew up in the Borders of Scotland working with horses, donkeys and has been kicked by a

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • horseHorses
  • farm animalLivestock
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

August 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Australia
  • Cook Islands
  • Fiji
  • French Polynesia
  • Malaysia
  • New Caledonia

Profile details

Age
Eric 65+ and Lesley 65+
Occupation
General Manager Operations and Teacher
Travelling
With a partner