BARBARA & Ian

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

Muscat, Oman
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Emma
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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

  • dog
  • cat
  • fish
  • poultry
  • farm animal
Taunton, United Kingdom · 25 Jul - 17 Aug 2018
Graham
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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

  • dog
  • cat
  • horse
  • fish
Norwich, United Kingdom · 14 Jul - 21 Jul 2018
Henrice
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barbara is an outstanding housesitter. She communicated clearly before the housesit and came well prepared having read the manual online. She stayed in

  • cat
York, United Kingdom · 02 Aug - 06 Aug 2017
Emma
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Wonderful house sitters - highly recommended. Poor Barbara had a few issues with my house and dealt so well - I cannot praise more highly. My home was very

  • cat
Bath, United Kingdom · 21 Jul - 29 Jul 2017
Sarah

Barbara and Ian and the boys looked after our dogs and our house wonderfully. We could not be more pleased. They also appeared to enjoy their stay

  • dog
Hay, United Kingdom · 13 Jul - 20 Jul 2017

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Wendy
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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

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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

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

June 2019
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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
BARBARA 52 and Ian 48
Occupation
Teaching assistant and Science teacher
Travelling
With children