Homeowners return to disapproving letter about house-sitter's behaviour


A Queensland homeowner has been left shocked after receiving a letter from a neighbour complaining about the “private” noises coming from her bedroom.

A Sunshine Coast resident, who lives in the house, said the owners found the anonymous handwritten note in the mailbox and believes their house-sitter was responsible for the noises.

The letter read: “This is a little embarrassing, however we thought it wise to bring it to your attention.

“Last weekend whilst taking my granddaughter to the beach we had the misfortune of walking past your property at an unfortunate moment.

A Queensland homeowner has been left shocked after receiving a letter from a neighbour. Photo: Facebook

“It was very difficult to explain to my young granddaughter the noises coming from your bedroom at the side of your house next to the path.

“Whilst not wanting to infringe on your privacy, I think it would be best practice to close the window to prevent a repeat performance.

“Yours respectfully…”

The resident posted a photo of the letter to a local community group and said it was a case of mistaken identity.

“Unfortunately they were overseas at the time. The house-sitter has admitted to the ‘afternoon delight’,” she said.

“The homeowners wish to express their sincere embarrassment over the false accusation as they’ve been married way too long to partake in such activities and with such gusto before sunset.”

The letter caused debate online over whether the house-sitter’s “performance” was out of line. Photo: Getty

The letter caused debate online over whether the house-sitter’s “performance” was out of line.

Many said the neighbour should have kept quiet and perhaps started to enjoy their own “afternoon delight”.

But others criticised the couple for allowing the noise to be heard on the street.