About Our Windermere Office
Prominently located in Windermere Village, in the heart of the Lake District National Park, Matthews Benjamin Windermere’s attractive offices are a hive of activity. The efficient and proactive team are on hand to assist with all matters relating to the buying and selling of residential, buy to let or commercial property covering areas such as Staveley, Ings, Crosthwaite, Winster, Troutbeck, Newby Bridge and the Rusland Valley.
F&C & The Lake District
Home to both the Fine & Country and Matthews Benjamin brands, the experienced and hardworking team cover areas throughout the South Lakes region.
Specialising in unique and prestigious properties for sale in areas such as Kendal, The Lyth Valley, Grange-Over- Sands, Cartmel, Newby Bridge, Windermere, Ambleside, Grasmere and surrounding villages of the The Lake District.
The Team In Windermere
Andrew started in estate agency in 1986 with a local family firm in the Lancaster area before setting up and running a very successful solicitors estate agency practice for 17 years with 5 offices in the local area. Andrew joined the company as a Director in 2006 heading up Fine & Country which quickly established itself as the market leader in the upper quartile of the market.
Very familiar to the local area having lived in Windermere for over 14 years, Nicola has a wealth of varied experience having owned and run her own guest house and more recently worked as a duty manager at Booths. Nicola has excellent customer care skills and is always happy and to go the extra mile. She has proved herself as a successful sales negotiator, dealing with all price ranges.
Born in Barrow, Katie is local to the area however started her estate agency career in Australia where she achieved her qualifications and benefitted from working along side one of Australia’s top 10 agents. Having now moved back to the local area, Katie is continuing her career in the UK and is hoping to follow in the footsteps of her former mentor by honing her skills at our busy Windermere office within administration and sales progression.
Local to Ambleside Matt joined the company in 2002 and subsequently obtained a Masters degree in Commercial Property Management from John Moore’s University. With strong local knowledge and a member of the NAEA, Matt manages our highly rated Ambleside office and was made a Director of the company in 2006.
Ruth started in Estate Agency from High School at the age of 16 and worked within Estate Agency for 15 years. Moving on to work in School Finance for a further 10 years. She returned back to Residential lettings 6 years ago working within a busy agency in Morecambe. Ruth comes to us with a wealth of experience in all aspects of Estate Agency in particular the Lettings side. She enjoys the outdoor life and loves to walk the Lakeland Fells with her trusty dog Millie.
Local to the area, Jack joined the company in 2007 obtaining a degree in Property Management & Investment along the way and later becoming a member of the NAEA. With a wealth of local knowledge and valuation experience Jack manages our Windermere Office, valuing property and negotiating successful deals across the Lake District National Park with both Fine & Country and Matthews Benjamin.
Jenna joined the Matthews Benjamin team at Ambleside in 2017 and has since established herself as an integral part of the company. Her natural efficiency and great organisation of the office fits well within the administrative role. Dealing with client relations on a daily basis, Jenna’s friendly approach is always noted by clients.
Adam joined us as a Director in February 2018 with the sole purpose of setting up our lettings company. Adam comes with a wealth of experience and knowledge specialising in Residential Lettings & Property Management. As a registered member of ARLA Property Mark, Adam is fully qualified to assist and advise in any matters relating to Residential Lettings and Management.
Originally born in Africa and raised in New Zealand, Malaika moved to the UK in 2021 and joined the Matthews Benjamin team with a goal for career progression within our ever growing lettings department. Malaika is currently studying for a double major in politics and media and brings to the team and fresh and vivacious attitude. Malaika has quickly developed a great love of the local area and is currently working through the Wainwrights.
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