Comfortable in Casebrook with Charlie and four chooks

Christchurch, New Zealand
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Hello. We are a couple fast approaching retirement, but both still happily employed as an air traffic controller and digital printer operator. We share our very comfortable home with Charlie the cat and four chickens. Our home is tucked

Home & location

We are a 20 minute drive to the city; 20 min drive to Sumner; 5 min drive to the local shopping mall and walking distance to an attractive wetlands area. Where we are IS a suburb - so a car is necessary to explore.

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Family friendly
  • City
  • Sitters need a car


Charlie the cat is your typical independent type, only requiring food once/twice a day. He tends to do his own thing and has a cat-flap. We have four chooks who have a coop and a run, but we let them free-range for a couple of hours in

Meet the pets

  • Charlie

    11 years

  • poultry

Sitter feedback (6)

Denise & Geoff

We loved housesitting for Catherine and John, Charlie the cat and the four chooks. So lucky to have fresh eggs everyday, and cuddles with Charlie. So

Stayed · 22 Jun - 28 Jul 2021

We had the most wonderful time with Charlie and the chooks at Cathy and John's home. Cathy and John were so welcoming to us and the communication before

Stayed · 10 Feb - 17 Feb 2021

We have had a superb time housesitting for Cathy and John. They were so welcoming and friendly - the perfect hosts. The chooks were an absolute joy to take

Stayed · 10 Jun - 28 Jun 2020

Charlie is a cute cat, loves his food and head & cheek rubs. He smoothly comes into the room, rolls over playing with the flip flops and even sits in your

Stayed · 10 Jun - 16 Jun 2019

Hi just to say this was another lovely experience with a beautiful dog MrChip who was as good as gold , loving , obedient and a joy to have as company !

Stayed · 01 Aug - 11 Aug 2018

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