Rural Lifestyle in Cosy Village

Kaukapakapa, New Zealand
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Home & pet owner
Currently no sitter needed
Currently no sitter needed


A lovely private 35 acre property with sheep and beef. Stock are managed by farm worker and housesitter devoted to our character wire haired fox terrier, Rusty.

Home & location

House is 800m from the road and security gates ensure there are no visitors without permission. Rural property on tank water so every drop is precious. Large infinity edge swimming pool and hot spa to enjoy. Outdoor barbecue and open

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


Keep and eye on farm stock and advise if anything needs attention. Feed chickens and fish daily. Make sure Rusty gets lots of attention and a good run around every day so that he runs out of woof by the evening.

Meet the pets

  • Rusty

    13 years

  • fish

  • poultry

Sitter feedback (5)


I had such a lovely time at Shelley & Andrew's lovely home and having Rusty keep me company. He's such a cute wee fella and loves going walkies, having his

Stayed · 12 Jul - 16 Jul 2019

After great experiences in Australia we hopped over to New Zealand to stay at Shelley's and Andrew's lovely farm on the country side. The pictures didn't do

Stayed · 22 Jun - 01 Jul 2019

I had a great time at Kaukapakapa. Shelly and Andrew were helpful and left comprehensive instructions. I loved the pool and the care was straight forward

Stayed · 23 Feb - 08 Mar 2019

Andrew & Shelley accepted us like family from day one. They have a beautiful, well equipped, very comfortable home. The animals were easy to care for and

Stayed · 07 Dec 2018 - 21 Jan 2019

We had the pleasure as a family of 4 (2 adults and 2 kids) to stay at Shelley's place for 5 entire weeks and it has been awesome! The property is simply

Stayed · 11 Jul - 20 Aug 2018

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