About Rural View
Rural View is a niche estate agency providing a highly experienced, professional and personal residential property service. We specialise in selling, letting and managing country, village and market town property from our offices in South Wiltshire, covering Wiltshire, Dorset, Somerset and Hampshire.
We have established a proud reputation for offering a diverse choice of homes for sale and rent, from dream country cottages to family houses, farmhouses with land and new builds. Sellers, buyers, landlords and tenants have been enthusiastically complimentary about our good honest advice, regular communication, prompt feedback and individual attention as a well as our friendly and efficient approach – all of which really makes the difference to the property moving experience.
We see ourselves as a boutique style of firm offering a more personal, hands-on approach than that usually given by the larger, faceless corporate companies. We may be small, but that means we care more and in this digital age Rural View has as wide a global reach as the big boys!
Rural View is known for producing superior marketing material including well written meaningful text, professionally taken photographs, good quality floor plans and prominent advertising.
We are absolutely committed to doing the very best for our clients and customers and our ethos is to treat them how we would want to be treated ourselves. This has led to many of our instructions being as a result of personal recommendations – a most satisfactory means of gaining new business.
Not only are we seen as the local property experts but having been based in the area for many years, we are very knowledgeable about our patch and are more than happy to chat about the nearest school, pub, shop, railway station, cricket club and much more.
If you are looking to buy, sell, rent or let a property or have one that needs to be managed, whether it’s a thatched cottage, a bungalow or old Georgian rectory, do get in touch – we are here to help!
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Kind words from our customers
“I originally got in touch as a result of a personal recommendation and found that the glowing words were fully justified. I particularly appreciated the conscientious way that they kept me informed at every stage of the process and never seemed to lose confidence of the final outcome, this certainly gave me great reassurance”
“I would like to thank you again for all your hard work and to say how impressed S and I have been with every aspect of your dealings with the sale, you have been professional and friendly, we will certainly use your services again.”
“Excellent service, nothing was too much trouble”
“We were very impressed with Rural View. They sold our house within a week of putting it on the market and although the conveyancing process did not go as smoothly as hoped, Mark Matthews remained relentlessly cheerful and optimistic throughout, and worked tirelessly to steer us towards a successful completion. We would not hesitate to recommend Rural View to others and indeed have already done so.”
“Thank you both again for your kind and very professional approach, cannot believe how smooth it has all been!”
“We would definitely recommend Rural View. We have at all times found Charlie Graham and Mark Matthews to be helpful, straightforward, honest and above all professional. We have dealt with many agents over the years, and can honestly say that Rural View offer a brilliant service from the beginning of the sale to the end. Thank you for looking after us so well and offering such a personal service.”
“Excellent communication with a polite, tactful approach to both parties”
“I have purchased and sold many properties during the last 50 years and have to say that Rural View comes out at the top of all the professionals involved providing the winning combination of a hands-on approach, attentive service, absolute integrity and technical ability plus personal service, uncanny marketing and good old fashioned courtesy”
“My property was on the market for over 2 years before Rural View took over, they were positive, pro-active and excellent!”
“The service was first class. Mark Matthews was particularly friendly, knowledgeable and efficient. We would recommend without hesitation”
“Thank you for all your brilliant work for us. You put so much effort into the sale and it all came off very quickly. The marketing was great and it was really good to have such a personal and caring service. I’m telling all my friends about Rural View!”
“Mark was very helpful and flexible during the whole process. I would definitely recommend Rural View as the agent of choice!”
“Rural View did a great job selling a quirky house in a difficult market. Unlike the vast majority of agents, Charlie has a very hands-on approach, discussing requirements with prospective buyers, attending viewings and delivering a truly personal service. Good marketing, constructive feedback and an honest appraisal of market conditions inspired confidence”
“Excellent, friendly, personal service”
“We found Rural View very helpful in selling our house. It had been on the market for a few months with no viewings before we went over to them. We then had 3 viewings in less than 2 weeks and completed the sale. Charlie was not only helpful in marketing the property but throughout the entire process to completion. We would definitely recommend Rural View and use their services again in the future”
“From Start to finish, Charlie and Mark provided an excellent service and went beyond the extra mile to ensure the sale proceeded smoothly”
“Mark Matthews was extremely helpful and professional and spent lots of time guiding us through the process of buying our first property”
“Using an independent local practice was ideal for us and the attention given first rate!”
“Rural View were excellent at maintaining lines of communication between all parties. we found them to be professional, helpful and friendly”
“Very responsive, came out to meet us on a Sunday, chased up an issue relating to survey. Totally professional”
“I am very impressed with the assistance from Rural View and much appreciate your having arranged those harder to organise visits to the property over the Christmas period”
“Thanks Charlie for all your help. You are your team have been terrific, excellent service at every stage”
Recently Sold and Let Rural Properties
A quintessential English country cottage in an idyllic rural setting, it attracted huge interest & we could have sold it several times over! We need more of the same to satisfy demand!