Walk Down the Drive to the Beach

Takaka, New Zealand
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We are a family of four - Mum, Dad and two young kids aged 5 and 3. We are frequently off on adventures. Our last trip took us away from home for 4 months, and we LOVED the amazing pet/house-sitters we found through Trusted House sitters

Home & location

We live in an isolated rural community world renowned for it's stunning beaches and mountain scenery. If you love the outdoors then Golden Bay is the place to visit! Our spacious property contains our 3-bedroom house, as well as a couple

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


We have a cat (Sid) that is fairly easy to look after. And also two chickens who are also fairly easy to look after, however you will need to ensure that their water is clean and fresh every day. There is also no TV reception at our

Meet the pets

  • Sid

    6 years

  • poultry

Sitter feedback (9)


It was a pleasure meeting Cherie and Family. Spending time looking after Sid and his group of chickens were the highlight of my day. Communication was

Stayed · 19 Jun - 05 Jul 2021

It was such a pleasure to house sit for Cherie and Mike at their lovely place in Ligar Bay, in the furry company of Sir Sid. Cherie was great to communicate

Stayed · 16 Sep - 27 Sep 2020

Oh, my goodness, what a delightful sit! Cherie and her family are wonderful people, and Sid is an absolutely delightful cat. The chooks are fairly low

Stayed · 10 Aug - 17 Aug 2020

We had a peaceful time in Ligar Bay. Pussy was very friendly and easy to look after.

Stayed · 28 Jul - 02 Aug 2020

What a wonderful place Cherie and her family have up on Ligar Bay and what wonderful hosts. We were made so welcome. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in the

Stayed · 29 Jan - 03 Feb 2020

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