BARBARA & Ian

Barbara, mother, (taxi driver, laundry worker, cleaner, counselor etc)

Muscat, Oman

Reviews (8)

Carolyn

Barbara and her family returned to us for another week, we knew everything would be fine after their previous visit. Again we returned to happy contented

Ilminster, United Kingdom · 10 Jul - 17 Jul 2019
Naz

Barbara and Ian are simply delightful. Nothing was too much trouble for them and our dogs felt instantly comfortable with them .

Lowestoft, United Kingdom · 05 Jul - 08 Jul 2019
Carolyn

Barbara and her family kept in touch prior to arriving. They quickly sorted out who was responsible for the sheep and ducks, and all, got on well with

Ilminster, United Kingdom · 21 Jun - 29 Jun 2019
Emma

We really can’t speak highly enough of Barbara and her family. They looked after our home and pets for three weeks and were exceptionally good at dealing

Taunton, United Kingdom · 25 Jul - 17 Aug 2018
Graham

Thank you all for looking after our pets and home so well. We would love you to sit again when you are back in the UK next. best wishes Graham, Lorry

Norwich, United Kingdom · 14 Jul - 21 Jul 2018

References (1)

Wendy

We have known Barbara & family for nearly 15 years. They are very reliable and trustworthy. They have house sat for us more than once and looked after our

House & pet sitting reference · 28 March 2017

About

Hi, my name is Barbara, I have been married to Ian for almost 20 years. I have two sons, one of whom will be heading off to university at the end of the summer, the other still has two more years. We work overseas for 9-10 months a year and

Why we want to house sit

I have a lovely house in Suffolk with a fish pond and a big garden and tenants. It would not be fair to ask someone to leave my house every summer because I am coming home. Equally it is frustrating to pay out for caravans and chalets

Our experience

We have short term contracts overseas and during the summer months we have been fortunate to house sit for 3 different family friends. Pets have always been very important to us; we have a cat called Sipha who turns our temporary

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Small pets

Availability

October 2019
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  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Austria
  • Botswana
  • France
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy

Profile details

Age
BARBARA 53 and Ian 48
Occupation
Teaching assistant and Science teacher
Travelling
With children