Established in 1993 when David Benjamin joined forces with Peter Matthews following the disposal of the longstanding and well regarded five office practice of Thompson Matthews. Matthews Benjamin has earned an excellent reputation based on trust, expertise and care, developed from a family business we are an independent estate agent, employing local people with an extensive knowledge and love of the local area. Matthews Benjamin originally opened in Windermere with subsequent expansion following the opening of our Ambleside office, securing a superb base for practicing in the central and southern Lake District. The company expanded further in 2006 when we took the opportunity of accepting an invitation to join the prestigious Fine & Country network, representing the brand across the Lake District and North Lancashire. This has enabled us to deliver a specialist level of service within the upper quartile of the market with additional offices in Lancaster and Kendal, growing on our experience and reputation in dealing with quality properties. In 2013 Matthews Benjamin Lancaster opened its doors to offer an unrivalled service for the mid-range property market in and around the North Lancashire area. Further expansion took place in January 2017 when our Matthews Benjamin office opened,, providing excellent levels of customer service and specialising in mid-range properties in the Kendal, South Lakes and West Yorkshire areas.
Matthews Benjamin is well placed having offices in the Lake District National Park and North Lancashire in Ambleside, Windermere, Kendal and Lancaster. Complimented by our Fine & Country offices in Kendal and Lancaster. As an area of outstanding national beauty to live in, work in or just visit, the Lake District attracts people from around the globe. Our main areas of practice are within the central Lake District and South Cumbria, covering the main centres of Ambleside, Windermere and Kendal including the surrounding areas of he Langdales, Coniston, Grasmere, Bowness-On-Windermere, Staveley. Whilst our Kendal office covers Crosthwaite, Brighter, Levens, New Hutton and Sedbergh. Across our beautiful countryside and villages the nature of the properties vary greatly from the low ceiling white washed cottages and farmsteads of the 17th and 18th centuries to substantial country houses and town properties of the Victorian era through to modern, sympathetic developments and conversions of traditional buildings. Matthews Benjamin Lancaster office has an extensive portfolio including executive town centre homes, rural farmhouse cottages, building plots, and apartments, in areas such as Silverdale, Hest Bank, Lancaster, Lune Valley, Kirkby Lonsdale and surrounding areas.