Sue & Gary

Reliable, responsible, retired...We have the time and temperament to look after your

Goodwick, United Kingdom
20 Reviews

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Reviews (20)

Janet

Sue and Gary stepped in at the last minute after I had been let down. What a lovely couple! Obviously very experienced they settled in immediately. They kept

Aberaeron, United Kingdom · 06 Sep - 10 Sep 2020
Karen

Sue and Gary were wonderful. Adapting to our changing plans without turning a hair, leaving the place cleaner and tidier than when we went away, leaving

Ross on Wye, United Kingdom · 12 Oct - 19 Oct 2019
Sandra

Sue and Gary were amazing house and pet sitters. We arrived home to two very happy and relaxed dogs and a very clean and tidy home. Cleo and Lucy were happy

Loughanure, Ireland · 06 Sep - 16 Sep 2019
Hilary

When your shy/timid dog tries to leave with the pet sitters after we arrive home. That says it all. Sue and Gary are amazing. Experienced, just got on with

Aberystwyth, United Kingdom · 27 May - 02 Jun 2019
Janet

Sue and Gary arrived the evening before our trip away and soon settled in, familiarising themselves with the house, the cats and it was good to be able to

Llanfyllin, United Kingdom · 23 Apr - 29 Apr 2019

References (2)

Virginia

Sue Tarbitten is the most trustworthy person. She worked as a house keeper for us for four years. We frequently went away and left her in charge of our large

Employment reference · 30 September 2017

About

Between us we have lived in several countries, including Switzerland, Ireland and Mexico and have had varied careers in the Royal Navy, teaching, finance and flooring. After returning to the UK in 2001, Sue studied art for several years

Why we want to house sit

In March 2016 we retired to Wales to renovate a property. This project is now completed leaving us free to travel and explore the UK. We love animals and the outdoors and we sorely miss our beloved cat Puss who we recently lost after 17

Our experience

From March 2012 to March 2016 my partner Gary and I looked after a 35 acre country estate in rural Oxfordshire. As the owners were there infrequently (they had other properties) we were left in charge of all aspects of maintenance and

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock

Availability

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December 2020
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Preferred countries

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Cyprus
  • France
  • Germany
  • Gibraltar

Profile details

Age
Sue 63 and Gary 65+
Occupation
a housekeeper/cook/gardener on a large country estate and Estate manager
Travelling
With a partner