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House Sitting in Brisbane

House minding and Pet Sitting in Brisbane, Australia. The image is Brisbane at night.

Brisbane is a vibrant city with something for everyone.

Famous for it's relaxed vibe, Brisbane is a beautiful active metropolis with a busy House Sitting scene. Use it as a base for exploring Queensland, or just enjoy the city, Brisbane is definitely worth having a look at if you're considering your next House Sitting adventure.

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HOUSE SITTING AROUND BRISBANE

If you are looking into handling any house or pet sitting duties in the Brisbane area it helps for you to learn about the many great places in Brisbane that you can be a house sitter in.

The northeastern area of Brisbane is a popular place to check out for house sitting. The Fortitude Valley neighbourhood is close to various nightclubs and the popular Chinatown section.




For those who want peace and quiet when house sitting the Forest Lake area of Brisbane is a great place to check out. This area, which is southwest of downtown Brisbane, is an area noted for its comfortable surroundings and for a variety of hiking and bike trails.

The Kangaroo Point area right off of the Bradfield Highway is a luxurious place for house sitters to check out. Many homes in this area are right near the popular Pineapple Hotel bar.




If you are going to be taking care of any dogs you should know that there are many different dog parks around the Brisbane area. Some of the top dog parks for you to check out while pet sitting include Wynnum’s Elanora Park, Morningside’s Colmslie Reserve and the park at Nudgee Beach.

 
*FREE: House sitting is usually free, for both sitter and house owner, although this is completely up to the individuals. There are usually some costs that need to be covered by either the sitter or the house owner e.g. electricity, phone usage, vet fees etc. How these costs are handled needs to be agreed before the sit begins. House sitters pay a single annual membership fee, while house owners pay nothing to advertise their house or to contact sitters.