Broadoak Farm Canterbury New Zealand . Gateway to the South

Ohoka, New Zealand
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Claire and Shaun
Home & pet owner

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Claire is a Registered Nurse and Shaun is an executive of a New Zealand software company. We are both active and gardeners on our 10 acre lifestyle block “Broadoak Farm” which provides our own food year round from an extensive vegetable

Home & location

Our lifestyle block “Broadoak Farm” is in a small village setting of Ohoka, 20 minutes north of Christchurch. plenty pf supermarkets, shops and restaurants within a few minutes as well as a local farmers market every Friday. Christchurch

  • House
  • Basic WiFi
  • Beach
  • Mountains
  • City
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car
  • Use of car included


The Housesitter will need need to be home in the mornings and overnight to walk the dog daily, and tend to the other animals which require twice daily feeding. Sheep must be checked daily. Watering flower beds, pots and some gardens.

Meet the pets

  • Sumo


    11 years

  • Minky

    3 years

  • poultry

  • farm animal

Sitter feedback (2)


Truly in awe of what Claire and Shaun have achieved on their property. We had very comfortable accommodation with access to the main kitchen should we want

Stayed · 10 Apr - 11 Apr 2021
Anthony & Susanne

Claire and Shaun's impressive home offers a spectacular garden oasis that totally defies belief. They are a wonderfully easy-going couple with a passion and

Stayed · 16 Nov - 22 Nov 2020

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