Lionel & Irene

Happy, energetic, architect couple wanting to experience other parts of the world.

Johannesburg, South Africa

Reviews (9)


You simply could not ask for more with Lionel and Irene as housesitters. They looked after my two dogs and the house for 8 days and were completely

Lewes, United Kingdom · 16 Sep - 23 Sep 2018
Alex & Nichola

What a wonderful couple! Thank you so much for looking after Indy and our home so perfectly!

Guildford, United Kingdom · 08 Aug - 04 Sep 2018

Apologies for the late review! Lionel and Irene did a fantastic job. They stepped in at the last minute and looked after our house and cats perfectly. I

Ewhurst, United Kingdom · 18 Jul - 26 Jul 2018

We were very lucky to have a last-minute perfect match with Irene and Lionel. Not only they looked really good after animals and house, but we also had a

Roccalbegna, Italy · 17 Jun - 22 Jun 2018
Barbara and Tim

Lionel and Irene were wonderful housesitters for us, looking after our two cats, house and garden between January and April this year. The cats were

Noyal-Muzillac, France · 09 Jan - 11 Apr 2018

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Lionel and Irene are the perfect house guests. They are caring and considerate, super company and have incredible respect for my home and it's contents. They

Character reference · 17 August 2017


We are two Jozi born Architects who are passionate about, food, wine, gardening, drawing, places and animals. We want to to take a break from our busy lives and reconnect with our other passions and interests while travelling the world

Why we want to house sit

We would like to travel in a way that allows us to best capture how others across the world live. We do not want to experience a country as a tourist but rather as locals and house sitting is the best way to connect. Looking after pets will

Our experience

We live in a very open home with two dogs and two cats. Molly the Dachshund x Jack Russel and Aalto the Dachshund were both rescues from the local Dachshund Rescue. They will be well looked after while we are away by our loving family. We

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats


January 2020
February 2020
  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Australia
  • Cambodia
  • Laos
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Myanmar

Profile details

Lionel 32 and Irene 31
Architect and Architect
With a partner