More information about this house sitterWe are a married couple in our 40's and are currently house sitting as we have recently sold our house in the suburbs of Melbourne.
We are responsible, non-smokers who like to keep a clean house. Having owned our own homes we understand the importance of maintaining a home, security, gardening and the like, and can appreciate the trust being given to us to care responsibly for someone else's home.
We are now based in the South East Melbourne / Mornington Peninsula area to be closer to our extended families and will be building on our new block of land.
We are currently registered with multiple house sitting agencies. Honesty, reliability and flexibility are things we strive for. If there is a few days overlap between house sits, we can divide and cover both house sits.
Both of us work around 3-4 days a week and enjoy spending time outdoors on our days off. If we can visit the beach, go for a walk in nature or do some fishing or kayaking, even better!
HOUSE SITTING EXPERIENCE
Over the last few years we have done a number of house sits. Earlier this year we returned from a 23 day house sit (through another company) on the NSW coast where we looked after a house and large garden. We thoroughly enjoyed caring for this beautiful property and the owners were able to go away with peace of mind knowing that their home would be well cared for (see reference further below).
Brad in particular enjoys gardening and we both have experience with caring for pets. Jacqui grew up on 2.5 acres in Devon Meadows caring for many animals such as cats, birds, chickens and even cows. Brad grew up in the suburbs caring for dogs and several other pets.
We will treat your home and any pets like our own and are happy to meet you face to face (where possible) beforehand.
GORDON & PAMELA BROOKER
We regularly travel interstate and overseas and use Brad and Jacqui to look after our cat, house, mail and gardens. We have used them for this purpose for just over 3 years but have known them for more than seven years. We have complete peace of mind with them looking after our residence and affairs. They developed a real rapport with our (aged and set in his ways cat) which was very beneficial for it. We find they have high morals and values and have no hesitation with recommending them to house sit.
HouseSitter Reference - 23/12/2019
Jacqui and Brad house sat for us over three weeks in Nov/Dec. Wallaga Lake, where we live, is in deep drought and after a year of planting 500+ trees and shrubs we were very concerned about our timing to take a work trip overseas. Enter Jacqui and Brad. They did a brilliant job looking after the garden and house while, by the sounds of it, having a fabulous holiday in one of Australia's pockets of paradise. We kept in regular contact through WhatsApp which was helpful for both sides and really gave us a sense of ease while we were away. The house was left in great condition and, importantly, so was the garden. In this current climate I can profusely thank and acknowledge their care and diligence. We would not hesitate to recommend Jacqui and Brad as house sitters, they are excellent.
HouseSitter Reference - 02/02/2020
Jacqui & Brad housesat “my boy” for 5 weeks. From our initial meeting, I had a good feeling about them and I knew I wanted them to look after him - I was right. Not only are they friendly and lovely people, but they left my house the way I had left it - neat, tidy & clean. But more importantly, I could tell they cared and looked after my boy. They kept in contact & would send me pics. When I arrived home, my boy ran to me, but he also ran back to them to play - that was a good sign. I would recommend them for any house sitting job.