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 has over 36 years local estate agency experience. After starting in 1986 with a local family firm, he then set up a successful Solicitors and estate agency practice in 1989 and continued its development and supervision for 17 years. In 2006 Andrew joined Matthews Benjamin Ltd, setting up and developing the Fine & Country brand and has overseen it’s continued growth throughout North Lancashire and The Lake District ever since.
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.
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