Frances & Stephen

Kids have Grown up - Our Turn to Travel

Wellington, New Zealand

Reviews (39)

Susan

OMG what a fantastic housesitting experience! Frances and Stephen are wonderful and we are so happy to have them stay in our home and take care of our very

Wellington, New Zealand · 19 Dec 2018 - 01 Jan 2019
Nicky

Frances and Stephen were great house and cat-sitters. We met Frances before we left and she was very friendly and clearly very experienced with pet- and

London, United Kingdom · 29 Nov - 02 Dec 2018
Clare & Rolf

Frances and Stephen are super efficient tidy and very well organised . The dogs loved them and wherevery well taken care off. A perfect Housesitter

Brighton, United Kingdom · 13 Nov - 30 Nov 2018
Angela

Thank you Frances and Stephen for looking after Lily our Persian cat, our home and pond fish last week whilst we were exploring Cornwall. It was such a help

Oxshott, United Kingdom · 09 Nov - 12 Nov 2018
Peter and Maria

A pleasant couple. Nina-cat was well looked after. They sent regular updates and photos via email which we appreciated. The house was cleaner and tidier than

Thuir, France · 20 Oct - 31 Oct 2018

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Margaret

Frances is completely reliable, honourable and trustworthy. Having worked with her closely for nearly 15 years, I have seen her in a large variety of

Character reference · 30 May 2017

About

2019 Update: We are now officially semi- retired, though in typical fashion Stephen has ended up going back to work for a six month contract (until August 2019) and I am relief teaching - had planned on doing 2 - 3 days per week, but has

Why we want to house sit

We have been house sitting since 2016: it started as a bit of an experiment to see if this was a way we could travel and ended up loving it so much that we keep repeating the experience. We have house sat in New Zealand and around Europe

Our experience

Since starting to house sit in 2016 we have looked after a wide range of pets - cats, dogs and horses mainly. We love larger dogs (have looked after Rottweilers, Alsatians and others of indeterminate breeding!) as they allow us to indulge

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry

Availability

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January 2020
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Preferred countries

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • France

Profile details

Age
Frances 57 and Stephen 60
Occupation
Teacher and Government Employee
Travelling
With a partner