Who We Are

Redferns of Sidmouth is an independent firm of Estate Agents. We specialise in the sale and letting of residential property in Sidmouth and the surrounding areas.

Redferns has been operating from a number of offices in East Devon and after more than 30 years in the town, Redferns of Sidmouth is the most established estate agent.

Redferns of Sidmouth is a family run business which has been owned by Directors Colin and Jan Moorhouse since 2000. Colin and Jan have lived in the Sidmouth area for over 20 years and have considerable experience in property matters in this area.

Colin Moorhouse who is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, has worked in the property business in the Home Counties and in East Devon for over 35 years. He has considerable local property knowledge and would be happy to advise you with regard to any of your property requirements. Colin is backed by a friendly team who have been picked for their experience and local knowledge and have been trained to facilitate our clients’ many requirements. We all live in the Sidmouth area and have been involved in estate agency for many years.

Redferns of Sidmouth are residential property experts in

  • Sales and Purchase
  • Tenant find and Letting management
  • Professional Valuation

Meet our Staff

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Colin has been in the estate agency profession for over 40 years. He qualified in Bristol in 1977, began his career in Oxford and worked in the Home Counties until moving to East Devon with his wife and two children in 1991. Colin is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and is an RICS Registered Valuer. He took over Redferns in 2000 and is recognised as one of the most knowledgeable property professionals in the area. Redferns was first established in Sidmouth in the early 1970s and is the oldest established estate agency office in the town.

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Jan has had many years of experience managing businesses and now successfully runs the administration of Redferns as a Director with husband Colin. Jan is fully conversant with all parts of the Estate Agency business and is in complete control of the Residential Lettings Department. Landlords and tenants alike, are always keen to praise her professional approach.

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Ben has been working in Estate Agency in East Devon since 2013 and joined Redferns in 2017. Born and educated in Sidmouth, Ben has extensive knowledge of the town and surrounding areas and is proving to be a valuable team member at Redferns. Ben is working closely with Colin and Daniel and together they represent a formidable sales force, which can only be good news for our clients.

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Terry has a strong background in sales and customer service and has an understanding and caring nature. He has gained plenty of experience from buying and selling his own properties and has a keen interest in the housing market. Terry bought his present home through Redferns in 2014 and joined the team soon after.

Redferns of Sidmouth is a totally independent, family run estate agency based in Sidmouth.