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24Yr Sit Exp Currently luving NSW ✅️

ID: 26q


Mag & Don



Age group:

55 plus


1 Author - working from home. 2 Contract property prep & presentation - semi retired.

Years active:

11 years

Preferred locations:

ACT NSW Central Coast, Illawarra, Mid North Coast, New England North West, Northern Rivers, South East NSW, Southern Highlands & Tablelands QLD Brisbane North, Brisbane South, Darling Downs and South West, Gold Coast, Ipswich and west Moreton, Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast, Wide Bay Burnett VIC Melbourne City, Melbourne South, Hume (full regions list)

Current bookings:

20 Dec 1 Jan '24

Reply rating:

5 out of 5

More information about this house sitter

Diverse Sit Experienced Duo, at coastal retreats, rural properties, inner city dwellings, cattle stations & more. Many Repeats, Refs & Links. "THANKS AGAIN FOR CARE & AFFECTION YOU BESTOW ON OUR PROPERTY & PETS!" This quote best sums up gratitude of local & overseas owners.

We cater year round for all properties, beach to bush. Modest homes to elaborate dwellings, off-grid hideaways, urban lofts, caretaker roles, properties 4 sale, tiny homes, and, U name it, we're happily there, wherever your home may be.

Completed a short notice Ulladulla beaut coastal sit. Now finishing a classic Illawarra peaceful acreage retreat with killer views. Happy to assist futher on the South Coast, Southern Highlands, Canberra, Wollongong, all places we relish. Shout, if we can be of assistance at your home, short notice enquiries welcome too :)

We provide peace of mind, with regular property, admin and pet-status email/text updates/photos, while managing your property in our well practiced low wear and tear, discreet conduct, no-fuss manner.

As trustworthy people with a demonstrated track record, we're fortunate to have assisted dozens of like-minded people entrusting us with their prized homes and pets. Expanding such encounters continues to excite us.

We're a conscientious, active couple equipped with a broad range of house and property maintenance plus animal-care skills.

Our chosen lifestyle of decades: home-owners in our own right, with no children, we've tracked our work around the globe, and continue to grasp and appreciate new pop-up opportunities.

Qualities about us that home-owners seem to appreciate:-
- Security conscious.
- Non smokers.
- Both fully Covid vaccinated and hygiene alert.
- We have no pets and bring no social drama/baggage.
- Responsive & resourceful.
- Inner urban dwellings experienced, thru to remote rural property care for decades.
- Property 4-Sale expertise. Presentation and revamp supervision and happily liaise with your chosen agent.
- Professional caretaker expertise plus references.
- 4WD terrain-savvy and right at home at remote and off-grid assignments.

Activities: Enjoy mountain-biking, kayaking, local cuisine, hiking, sailing, veg patches, chilling out deck-side, home libraries, cultural learning, hitting the surf, absorbing city skylines, exploring mountains, and yes, getting lost in fresh environments.

Happy to assist on through summer 2023 and beyond. We welcome your particular sit description and those photos, which to us, paint a thousand words every time ✅️

Mag and Don 🙂

Below are some of the properties we've cared for over the past two decades+ of delightful assignments.

Each owner has asked us back for additional stints. Word of mouth has been priceless. Links available to many properties, please ask if tempted.

- A Northern Rivers NSW opportunity to care for a remote, well equipped, extensive acreage mountain retreat. An elevated design taking in the views of the Nightcap mountain region. Milky Way displays were an added bonus each night deep in the rainforest. See Bundjalung country photo.

- A striking Hampton, bayside Melbourne residence, for owners enjoying two months with family and friends throughout Europe over their equivalent winter period. See Bunurong country pic.

- Prior, a Coral Coast Qld beach house. Adorable Samoyed dog, headland walks, daily swims, bliss. Attached 'M&Ds Coral Coast' photo collage in our Media Gallery, tells it all really :)

- Qld cattle station in the rolling hills of South Burnett. Also visible in our Media Galley. Working and non-working dogs, chooks, guinea fowl. Plus horses and cattle out across the land. A delight to us who appreciate wide open starry skies. The three generation station family took a well deserved break. See pic.

- Multiple repeat Noosa Hinterland state of the art ridge-top home high above the Mary Valley. Breath-taking views, bush tranquillity, combined with cutting-edge design. See M&Ds Ridgewood collage in Media Gallery.
Our property presentation skills were well tested with the property up for sale in 2013 and again in 2019. Upgrading, keeping all ship shape, liaise with agent. Successful sale, twice over. Latter occasion sold in 24 hours.
See 2019 You tube
and the 2013 Vimeo video at
vimeo DOT com/channels/586362/52986693

- A delightful Port Philip Bay Vic unit, just 80m from the beach. Perfect pad for sunrises and sunsets. Owners relaxed interstate while we chilled out beachside in the summer sun 🏖

- Qld Cooroy acreage farm for owners sailing the Mediterranean. 180 degree views, two hilarious dogs. See Mary Valley collage.

- NSW low key Lismore assignment above the golf course.

- Black Mountain, Sunshine Coast Hinterland acreage property. Classic hilltop Queenslander with open plan wing. Views to Cooloola Sand Patch. Owners sail the Greek Isles. See Media Gallery.

- A modern Alphington/Ivanhoe Melbs two storey townhouse overlooking the Darebin Creek parklands. We relished the central, peaceful location within striking distance of buzzing cafe culture. Owners hit the Great Ocean Road surf beaches. Win, win, yet again :)

- A perfect position NSW Phegans Bay hillside waterfront property assignment. See Media Gallery and go online to
tinyurl DOT com/gwle5un

- Lake-side masterpiece in the Noosa Hinterlands. One that slipped by the eyes of the Grand Design team ;) Owners love their lengthy overseas travels, while we hold fort over the years at their Lake MacDonald domain. See our Media Gallery.

- Qld Alexandra Headland house. Jack Russell & endless beach fun. 🌊 See
tinyurl DOT com/yaopnkd8

- Qld Valdora 'beach-house' For Sale in the hills behind Coolum Beach, Qld. Owners chilled in Thailand, we liaised with agents . Yes, it sold. See
tinyurl DOT com/knunruv

- In 2015, a repeat assignment in high altitude Colorado, USA. Longest stint being a 12 month stint in 2002. Much mountain fun in sun and snow 🌄 🏂 See tinyurl DOT com/u9wesuf

- Sunshine Coast Hinterland acreage B&B. Decks, vistas, bushland, wildlife. Owners travel to expand their culinary skills for their B&B. See
tinyurl DOT com / wy89kuq

- Bulimba, Brisbane riverside home capitalising on inner-city vibrant river lifestyle. 🌇 See tinyurl DOT com/grg8qrf

- Mons, Qld, pole-home, killer views, Irish Wolfhound. Owners sampling Italy. See
tinyurl DOT com/yc4vr7ax

- Qld Minyama waterfront home. Owners enjoy lengthy tours of Europe. See tinyurl DOT com/y4yonckg

- A Bali-style haven set on 8 acres in Eudlo, Qld, ⛩️ for 14 months duration. Owners relocated to France. See
tinyurl DOT com/jes3ngx

- An Irish manor 7 month long annual assignment for 6 years in a row. 🇨🇮 Bliss, as can be seen in 'Irish 18th century manor' collage in our Media Gallery.

- Repeat 2-month assignment, occupying an historic Scottish Highlands 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 manor and resort. See their 4-star "Tomich Holidays" at
tinyurl DOT com/b934n3z

- A Charantese French farmhouse. 🇨🇵 See their moulin B&B link
tinyurl DOT com/ycqc9s5v

- A Melbourne classic 20th cent townhouse.
- A Swiss Alps mill-house conversion. 🇨🇭
- A Hollywood Hills heritage home.
- A Sydney Harbour art deco, elevated home.
- A Tucson Arizona golf course townhouse.
- An Irish eco-cabin in the stone circle and dolmen country of western Ireland.

Many more assignments, all required security, discretion and accountability for owners on distant shores.
Word of mouth has been priceless in connecting us to both local and overseas assignments.

Happy to hear from you if feel we can assist with your assignment,
Mag and Don :)

Some sitter search keywords below.
Should one of these have drawn you to our profile, thank you! We're eager to assist with fresh opportunities, challenges and expanding our assignment management skills.
Wollongong, Shell Harbour, Kiama, Kangaroo Valley, Northern Territory, Heritage, Ferry, Western Australia, Professional Caretakers, Author, Photographer, Colorado, Argentina, Castle, Sheep, Art, Homestead, Vegetation management, Arizona, Aircraft, Restoration, Chile, Ocean, Ride-on mower, Spain, Newfoundland, Indigenous, Nature, Trust, Back country, Italy, Weeds, Darwin, Folly, Cuisine, Historic, Fence, Boat, Handover, Hobart, Rainbow Beach, Brighton, Auckland, Denver, Habitat, Alice Springs, K'gari, Darwin, Carnarvon, Broome, Cooktown, Port Douglas, Pambula, Cuttagee Beach, Tathra, Bermagui, Bawley Point, Coledale, Stanwell Park, Austinmer, Yamba, Bellingen, Armidale, Tenterfield, Stanthorpe, Bulimba, Rainbow Beach.

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