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Sidmouth branch

Hillsdon House High Street Sidmouth Devon EX10 8LD


We are able to offer an extensive and comprehensive range of property services in Sidmouth and the surrounding area.

We are also Sidmouths longest established Estate Agent. Harrison-Lavers was formed in 1978. Potbury's Estate Agents was established in the late 1890s and the two firms merged in 1985. Over the years we have built a reputation for providing a high level of professionalism and expertise, together with traditional values, excellent service and common courtesy. We are able to offer a wide range of property services and these include both residential and commercial sales and lettings. We have extensive experience in residential property management, as well as valuations that are carried out for all manner of purposes. Today Harrison-Lavers & Potbury's continue to provide a high standard of service to our clients. We are independent of any financial institution, bank or building society and we believe in personal service for the client concerned.

Although we are known for our traditional values, do not make the mistake that we are old- fashioned. We have embraced modern technology and use it to provide our clients with the best possible service. We occupy prominent and well-appointed offices in the town centre, with the Estate Agency and Letting Department on the ground floor of our building, together with our Professional and Management Departments on the two upper floors.

Latest sale listings for Sidmouth

  • 3 beds
  • 1 bath
  • 2 living

58-60 Woolbrook Road, Sidmouth

Guide price £200,000

A Grade II Listed three bedroom cottage, conveniently situated and now in need of modernisation and improvement.

For sale

  • 2 beds
  • 1 bath
  • 1 living

Sidcliffe, Sidmouth

Guide price £650,000

An attractive and spacious, detached bungalow offering much potential and situated in a desirable location on the Eastern side of the valley with fine views.

For sale

  • 4 beds
  • 2 baths
  • 2 living

Windsor Mead, Sidford, Sidmouth

Guide price £675,000

A spacious detached house built in the early 1940's and occupying an elevated position with views over The Sid Valley to Salcombe Hill and the sea.

For sale

  • 2 beds
  • 1 bath
  • 1 living

Raleigh Close, Sidmouth

£175,000

A very well presented, first floor, converted flat with views to Salcombe Hill and situated in a cul-de-sac around one and a half miles from the seafront.

For sale

  • 2 beds
  • 2 baths
  • 2 living

York Street, Sidmouth

Guide price £310,000

A town centre, corner terrace house arranged as two self-contained flats, within short walking distance of the seafront.

For sale

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Latest lettings listings for Sidmouth

  • 2 beds
  • 1 bath
  • 2 living

Mill Street, Sidmouth

£1200 pcm | Tenant Info -

A superbly presented, spacious and modernised, two / three bedroom first floor apartment, with parking space, patio and conveniently located on the edge of the town centre. UNFURNISHED.

To let

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Sidmouth area guide


Sidmouth is a beautiful Regency town located at the gateway to the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site, and at Harrison-Lavers & Potbury’s we are proud to be considered Sidmouth's premier Estate Agent.

We are able to offer an extensive and comprehensive range of property services in Sidmouth and the surrounding area.

Jay Thorne FNAEA Cert REA

Managing Director - Sales

Born and educated in the Sidmouth area, Jay attended Reading University to achieve a Certificate in Residential Estate Agency and is a member of the National Association of Estate Agents. Jay joine...

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Spencer Jarrett

Director - Hillsdon Management

Born in Swindon Spencer moved to the Sid Valley when young and was educated at Sidmouth College. In 2003 he joined the Block Management department of Harrison-Lavers and Potbury's. Spencer now runs...

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Bobby Marshall

Director - Lettings

Born and educated in Sidmouth, Bobby attended Sidmouth College and on leaving in 1998 joined Harrison-Lavers and Potbury's. Bobby has been successfully involved in Estate Agency and Lettings across...

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Malcolm Williams FRICS

Director & Chartered Surveyor - Commercial and Valuation

Malcolm entered the Surveying profession in 1969 with the District Valuers Office and since 1976 has practiced in East Devon. He was the retained agent for Clinton Devon Estates for over 30 years a...

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Tony Sutherland

Director - Sales

Tony has worked in Estate Agency in East Devon for over 20 years and joined Harrison Lavers and Potburys in 2012. Tony works alongside Jay in the Sales office and is one of the company Directors.

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Stephen Hinds

Negotiator - Sales

Stephen has extensive local knowledge having lived in Sidmouth for the last 25 years. Having worked for HL&P now for some 9 years, Stephen brings a wealth of experience to viewings, sales progressi...

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Veryan Hutchings

Administration - Sales

Sidmouth born and bred, Veryan has an unrivalled knowledge of the town and surrounding area. Having worked for HL&P now for 13 years, she has a comprehensive knowledge of the industry and gives exp...

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Rebecca Gutierrez

Administration and Sales

Rebecca has lived in Sidmouth for many years having moved here with her family in 2003. Rebecca works alongside the Sales Team to ensure all marketing material and correspondence is accurately and ...

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Elaine Harper

Property Manager - Hillsdon Management

Born and educated in Andover, Hants, Elaine moved to East Devon in 1985 and joined Harrison Lavers and Potburys soon afterwards. Elaine works in our busy Management department and has done now for ...

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Ben Pollard

Property Manager - Hillsdon Management

Born in Budleigh Salterton, Ben moved to Sidmouth when he was young and attended Sidmouth College. Ben joined Hillsdon Management in 2019 following 7 years in the Banking industry. A keen sportsman...

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Caitlin Hennessy

Part-Time Negotiator - Sales

Cait works with the Sales Team on Saturdays to ensure we are able to accompany viewing appointments. Cait is a long standing Sidmouth resident with superb local knowledge.

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Sidmouth branch case studies


Mr and Mrs B

"To Jay and the team, We just wanted to say a massive thank you for all of your help with both sales. You've offered amazing advice and a much needed guiding hand throughout this process. We are very grateful indeed."

Mr and Mrs A

Thanks to all you and your colleagues did to get us in. I will remain impressed by your evident experience and contacts as we learned far more from you about our sale/purchase than we did from anyone else!! We will happily recommend Harrison-Lavers to anyone wishing to buy/sell.

Mr and Mrs J

"Thanks for all your practical and moral support in our happy move..."

Ms S

To all at Harrison Lavers, We got there in the end and I really cant thank you all enough for looking after me so well. You have ALL always gone that extra mile to make sure everything was OK and I really appreciated that so much. Thank you from my heart and I wish you all the very best as I say 'Goodbye to Sidmouth'.

Mrs L

Dear Mr Thorne I wanted to thank you for the excellent service provided by Mandy Lewis recently. She accompanied my husband and I on several viewings and was extremely helpful and friendly while maintaining her professionalism. Mandy was one of the best estate agents we met as she understands the importance of providing great customer service. She has also been a pleasure to deal with as her bubbly personality always shone through. Despite several disappointments Mandy continued to support us in our search, even providing advice about the Seaton market, and taking an interest in the property we have secured (STC) near Honiton - through another agent, alas! So many thanks again to Mandy. I would certainly recommend her and your estate agency to potential clients. Best wishes Mrs L

Mr G

Dear All, May I take this opportunity to say how impressed I have been with your companies work all the way through from valuation to completion, 5 star service. Kind Regards. Mr G

Mr and Mrs R

" We much appreciate your help in 'moving things' along with our purchase. So pleased with our move and again with your assistance. Best wishes..."

Mr H

Completion took place today without any problems, so I just wanted to thank you and all the others involved at Harrison & Lavers for making the sale a stress-free experience.

Mr and Mrs L - Sidbury

"Our sincere thanks to you and your colleagues. Your support and actions have helped and you have been so supportive. We will pop in once we move. Best wishes and thanks." "And our fees are very reasonable! Best wishes."

Mr and Mrs H

"Thank you very much for your help, patience and understanding. We really appreciated your guidance when things got a little stressful!"

Mr L & Miss C

"Thanks so much to everyone for their help with our purchase...Special mention for chasing solicitors and help with selling our property, too."

Mr and Mrs M

"Dear Annette and Cath (and all the HL&P team - which actually manages to work together while the rest of the world is falling apart!). I can't express how grateful I am for all you achieved on this, almost unbearably, difficult sale! I hope you can now sleep more easily! Thank you!

Miss P

"Your pro-activeness has never gone unnoticed and you have been so supportive the whole way through. Thank you for your hard work. I will definitely recommend you to any friends who move!"