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Accomodation needed for 12 months in Sydney

Date Submitted: 03-Aug-2005
From: Sophie Cacciaguidi-Fahy
Subject: Accomodation needed for 12 months in Sydney
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Notice: 2 academics on sabbatical looking for a 4 bedrooms house to rent, preferably furnished, for 2 adults and 2 children in Sydney or surrounds for a 12 months period (from mid-August.

Willing to house sit or mind pets as part of any package.

I can be reached by e-mail at: sofie.cacciaguidi@nuigalway.ie