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    Diamond Mills is an independent firm of Estate Agents, Valuers and Auctioneers with links to the town dating back over 100 years. The senior partner of the company is Nigel Papworth, FRICS, who has been an Estate Agent in Felixstowe for over 35 years.

    Nigel Papworth's great grandfather Shuckforth Downing worked as an Estate Agent Auctioneer in the town in the 1880s, a tradition proudly remembered by the display in our offices of a poster bearing his name and promoting an auction at The Victoria Hall Sale Room being held on Wednesday 12th September...1888!

    The original proprietors James Diamond and Godfrey Mills started trading on Hamilton Road, Felixstowe shortly after the Second World War taking over the firm from R J Girling which had been established in the town since 1908.

    Today, the company is the longest established Estate Agency in Felixstowe and operates from a large prominent central premises at 117 Hamilton Road, which is Felixstowe's main shopping thoroughfare. Our further professional services include an R.I.C.S. (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) Lettings & Property Management Department with the highly experienced Property Manager Jackie Storey heading the team along with Sarah Dixon and Katie Leney. Additionally, our long established Saleroom is available to deal with Fine Art, Antiques, Collectables, Furniture and House Clearances.

    We have a wealth of experience and local knowledge and can prepare a special individual marketing strategy for your property. Using the latest Estate Agency computer software gives us the ability to quickly contact applicants via email, texting, telephone calls and to pass on their feedback to our vendors immediately.

    We believe that we go far beyond what is expected from an Estate Agent and make extra efforts to sell your property and see the transaction through to completion even if this involves out of hours time and effort. Our team of qualified professionals is one of the largest in the town, we are highly motivated and dedicated to providing an efficient and personal customer service.

    The Residential Sales team of Diamond Mills boasting vast experience and vital local knowledge is led by the Senior Partner Nigel Papworth, and consists of Charlie Papworth, Nick Papworth, Alan Fox and Rochelle Kelly. In the addition to the latest Estate Agent technology and presentation we provide internet advertising on Rightmove and many other leading property websites. Keeping up with the times and having a strong online presence is paramount to success in this modern day and age.

    Nonetheless, we still believe in local marketing advertising with the well-known Felixstowe Town Crier magazine positioned proudly on the back page distributed to thousands of homes in Felixstowe and surrounding villages. As well as regularly featuring in the prestigious Suffolk Life and IP Resident magazines - published by the East Anglian Daily Times. Your property will probably be your most valuable asset in your lifetime. If you decide to sell, it is vital to instruct the agent who will achieve the best result.

    We work closely with local mortgage advisors, so if you're looking to move home, simply re-mortgage to release funds or begin your journey on the property ladder and want the best deal - please do not hesitate to contact us!

    We have clear advantages to fulfil your wishes. For further details of our professional property services including valuations, high quality brochures, floor plans, energy performance certificates please call our office on 01394-282281 or call in and see us at our large central premises at 117 Hamilton Road, Felixstowe IP11 7BL.

    Come on in and see us, we will be delighted to welcome you.

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    Looking to buy in Spain? Look no further!
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    We are actively selling property in Alicante, Spain and would be delighted to help you find your Spanish escape!
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    How it works...
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    We are lucky enough to have a Diamond Mills representative working and living in Alicante, Spain. This allows us to liaise and organise your initial visit to Spain and co-ordinate a tour of properties available to purchase.

    Simply give us a call and we will be happy to put you in touch with our bi-lingual Spanish representative in Spain.

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    Why choose us?
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    Our Spanish representative will be with you every step of the way. We offer a package with great flexibility. You can be collected from the Airport and the search for your dream holiday home can start right away!
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    Why is Alicante a hotspot?
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    Situated on the eastern coast of Spain, Alicante is the second largest town in the Costa Blanca region of Valencia Province. With its much regarded boulevard, pleasant climate, swaying palm trees, teeming nightlife, miles of sandy beaches, and vibrant streets, Alicante draws tourists from across the globe, particularly from countries such as Germany, Netherlands, and the UK. Alicante is also within easy reach of such famed resort towns as Benidorm, Denia, Murcia, Torrevieja, and Villamartin. Further, Alicante boasts an international airport, which is the only facility in the region, thereby serving as convenient as well as quick gateway to the entire regions in the Mediterranean Coast.

    Perhaps, for these reasons, real estate in the region is booming, and Alicante property is always of special demand. Owning a property in Alicante has been proved to be a great investment, as tourist flock here year-round and hence there is no problem in finding a tenant or renting them out. This helps you to yield huge returns from your investment, especially during summer when demand for vacation rentals is at its peak. The market trend reveals that the property price in the region has reached the record highs. Not only great as an investment, Alicante property also allows you to enjoy annual vacation in one of the exciting as well as sought after destinations in the world.

     A fabulous range of Alicante property is available to choose from for investments according to your budget and preferences, such as building plots, townhouses, country houses, elegant villas, and beautiful apartments with such facilities as gardens and swimming pools. No matter if the property you have chosen is re-sale or new construction, both have their own benefits. The prime benefit of a re-sale property is that it allows you to own the property within a short span of time. But in the case of new construction, one of the greatest benefits is that you can design layout according to your tastes and needs.

    Even mortgages are available to purchase an Alicante property, and all you have to possess in order to avail a registration number, namely, NIE, which in turn is vital to sign certain important documents. However, it is important that you make a thorough research with regard to the property, before owning them. Although a plethora of real estate firms are here to fetch you the best deal, it is recommended to utilize the service of an expert attorney to check vital documents related to property, like contract and title deeds. The internet also serves as an excellent source to make a research on recent market condition of Alicante property. Above all, there are specialist companies in the scenario, which not only minimize the risk associated with the purchase of Alicante property but also ensure maximum returns from these properties.

    Besides investment properties, there are a lot number of properties, exclusively designed for vacationers who take advantage of the place for short breaks or just to enjoy a weekend. From rustic apartments and villas to hotels and resorts coupled with the most modern facilities, all vacation Alicante properties are awesome and comfortable.
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Buy your dream holiday home in Spain...
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    Looking to buy in Spain? Look no further!
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    We are actively selling property in Alicante, Spain and would be delighted to help you find your Spanish escape!
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    How it works...
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    We are lucky enough to have a Diamond Mills representative working and living in Alicante, Spain. This allows us to liaise and organise your initial visit to Spain and co-ordinate a tour of properties available to purchase.

    Simply give us a call and we will be happy to put you in touch with our bi-lingual Spanish representative in Spain.

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    Why choose us?
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    Our Spanish representative will be with you every step of the way. We offer a package with great flexibility. You can be collected from the Airport and the search for your dream holiday home can start right away!
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    Why is Alicante a hotspot?
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    Situated on the eastern coast of Spain, Alicante is the second largest town in the Costa Blanca region of Valencia Province. With its much regarded boulevard, pleasant climate, swaying palm trees, teeming nightlife, miles of sandy beaches, and vibrant streets, Alicante draws tourists from across the globe, particularly from countries such as Germany, Netherlands, and the UK. Alicante is also within easy reach of such famed resort towns as Benidorm, Denia, Murcia, Torrevieja, and Villamartin. Further, Alicante boasts an international airport, which is the only facility in the region, thereby serving as convenient as well as quick gateway to the entire regions in the Mediterranean Coast.

    Perhaps, for these reasons, real estate in the region is booming, and Alicante property is always of special demand. Owning a property in Alicante has been proved to be a great investment, as tourist flock here year-round and hence there is no problem in finding a tenant or renting them out. This helps you to yield huge returns from your investment, especially during summer when demand for vacation rentals is at its peak. The market trend reveals that the property price in the region has reached the record highs. Not only great as an investment, Alicante property also allows you to enjoy annual vacation in one of the exciting as well as sought after destinations in the world.

    A fabulous range of Alicante property is available to choose from for investments according to your budget and preferences, such as building plots, townhouses, country houses, elegant villas, and beautiful apartments with such facilities as gardens and swimming pools. No matter if the property you have chosen is re-sale or new construction, both have their own benefits. The prime benefit of a re-sale property is that it allows you to own the property within a short span of time. But in the case of new construction, one of the greatest benefits is that you can design layout according to your tastes and needs.

    Even mortgages are available to purchase an Alicante property, and all you have to possess in order to avail a registration number, namely, NIE, which in turn is vital to sign certain important documents. However, it is important that you make a thorough research with regard to the property, before owning them. Although a plethora of real estate firms are here to fetch you the best deal, it is recommended to utilize the service of an expert attorney to check vital documents related to property, like contract and title deeds. The internet also serves as an excellent source to make a research on recent market condition of Alicante property. Above all, there are specialist companies in the scenario, which not only minimize the risk associated with the purchase of Alicante property but also ensure maximum returns from these properties.

    Besides investment properties, there are a lot number of properties, exclusively designed for vacationers who take advantage of the place for short breaks or just to enjoy a weekend. From rustic apartments and villas to hotels and resorts coupled with the most modern facilities, all vacation Alicante properties are awesome and comfortable.
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    Diamond Mills & Co. have specialised in the letting of properties in the Felixstowe and surrounding area for in excess of 50 years. The volume of business has increased dramatically in recent years with the "buy to let" trend being possibly the strongest single factor. We currently let hundreds of properties from our Hamilton Road offices. We are therefore well placed to offer advice on the entire rental market, whether you are a potential landlord or tenant. Our lettings department is run by Jackie Storey with assistance from Nick Papworth and Sarah Dixon, who offer a friendly, personal and individual approach and are happy to assist with any questions you may have and can be contacted on 01394 282281 or by email at jackie.storey@btconnect.com , nick.papworth@btconnect.com  dixon.sarahjane@btconnect.com.

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    Property Management
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    Diamond Mills & Co have specialised in the management of properties of all types and sizes in the Felixstowe and surrounding area for in excess of 50 years. We are primarily renowned and respected as being the chosen managing agents for many of Felixstowe's well known leading apartment developments. Our professional management section is run by Jackie Storey and assisted by Nick Papworth and Sarah Dixon, who offer a friendly, personal and individual approach and are happy to assist with any questions you may have.

    If you are a Freeholder contemplating appointing a managing agent for your development, or if you are a second home owner with a property to let, then contact either Jackie, Sarah or Nick on 01394 282281 to arrange an appointment to discuss your requirements. jackie.storey@btconnect.com dixon.sarahjane@btconnect.com & nick.papworth@btconnect.com

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    Auctioneers & Valuers
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    Diamond Mills & Co are long established Auctioneers specialising in the valuation and sale of Antiques, Vintage Jewellery, Gold, Silver, War Memorabilia, Furniture and items of Fine Art. Our Auctioneer based at our sale room is Nigel Papworth FRICS and Antiques expert Stephen Scott, who both offer vast auctioneering experience. The department covers the whole of East Anglia with Nigel regularly travelling as far afield as Cambridge, Norwich and Colchester to offer advice on saleable items.

    We are members of SOFAA (The Society of Fine Art Auctioneers) and our spacious, purpose built Saleroom in Orwell Road, Felixstowe is fully equipped, centrally located and has full parking facilities. The latest security systems are installed and all goods awaiting sale by auction are fully insured.

    When selling items at Diamond Mills & Co you will instantly appreciate the expert knowledge and high level of professional and personal service on offer. If you are thinking of selling any items, please contact Nigel or Stephen on 01394 282281 to arrange a free valuation - home visits can be arranged.  

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    Beach Huts are a common asset in the Coastal town of Felixstowe and tend to be highly sought after all year round. Our local knowledge and longevity in the town has allowed us to closely monitor the market values of beach huts and provide an accurate estimate on current values. Due to the high demand and affordability of chalets in Felixstowe (compared to the likes of Aldeburgh, Southwold etc) we regularly have people register with us searching for beach huts. Please call Charlie Papworth today to arrange your free valuation - 01394 282281.

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    117 Hamilton Road,
    Felixstowe,
    IP11 7BL

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    Buying: 01394 821009  Local call rate
    Letting: 01394 821010  Local call rate

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      A small selection of our testimonials...
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      Welcome to our testimonials page!

      As you'll see below, we are proud to display a small selection of our recent testimonials that have been sent to us from previous clients.

      We trust this will put one's mind at rest and encourage you to contact Diamond Mills for a free valuation, when it comes the time to sell your property.

    Testimonials from Sellers

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      certainly made the process a smooth transaction
      "Buying and selling through the same agent certainly made the process a smooth transaction and gave us full reassurance that we made the right move" Mr & Mrs Watkins
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      your honest and professional approach
      "After losing faith with some agents your honest and professional approach brought us to a successful conclusion with the sale of our house - thank you so much for everything." Mr Benfield
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      a database of registered buyers

      "I was taken by surprise when you sold my house for the asking price before it went online! Having a database of registered buyers saved me a great deal of time and hassle. Many, many thanks. Mr & Mrs Cutts

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      first class help and advice!

      "We are happily settled into our new home. Thanks to all at Diamond Mills for your first class help and advice!" Mrs Johnson

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      consistent professional advice

      "After much perseverance, dedication to the cause and consistent professional advice, I am over the moon to have moved into my new home. It was most ideal to have an agent acting that is highly qualified and experienced." Mr Gordon

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      efficient, reliable service

      "Many thanks to all for providing such an efficient, reliable service in selling our home. We shall certainly recommend Diamond Mills to friends and family!" Kevin and Vivian Hegarty

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      selling my house within 3 weeks

      "Well done to all at Diamond Mills for selling my house within 3 weeks - a great result!" Mr Underwood

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      excellent professional service
      "An excellent, professional service provided by a friendly, hard working organisation. Thanks to all at Diamond Mills for selling our bungalow in just 2 days!" Mr & Mrs Newman
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      perseverance of Diamond Mills
      "Thanks so much to Nigel, Charlie and team for getting our sale exchanged after many, many obstacles to cross! We are delighted to be moving and it certainly wouldn't of happened without the perseverance of Diamond Mills - enjoy the chocolates!". Mr & Mrs Dyer
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      helping us through the estate winding up process

      "Dear Nigel,

      We would like to thank you and all the staff at Diamond Mills on both the estate agency and auction sides for helping us through the estate winding up process.

      You have made a difficult and trying task considerably easier.


      Best Regards,

      Steve and Leigh Fraser

    • Seller Testimonial

      relentless work done

      Thanks very much to Charlie and the team for the relentless work done to get our property sale over the line!


      Very Best Wishes, Mr and Mrs Sharman

    Testimonials from Buyers

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      keeping us up to date with new property
      "Thank you for keeping us up to date with new property coming to the market, your hard work eventually prevailed and we are delighted to be in before Christmas 2014" Mr & Mrs Bragg
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      available to contact 24/7 via email
      "Charlie, Thank you so much for your help in buying our first property!! Having you available to contact 24/7 via email has been highly convenient for us and has reassured us every step of the way. You can be sure we shall be returning to haunt you when we start a family!" Jamie & Charlotte Seasons
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      excellent service all round

      "An excellent service all round from the team at Diamond Mills. I am pleased to recommend your company to anyone looking to sell, buy, rent or let in the Felixstowe area. With thanks, David & Annie Leney

    • Buyer Testimonial

      consistent accurate help and advice
      "Initially, the thought of getting on the property ladder seemed quite frankly daunting and confusing. A huge thank you to Charlie for your consistent accurate help and advice throughout the buying process - genuinely couldn't of done it without you guys!" Mr Wellington
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      patience and understanding
      "Dear Nigel, Thank you so much for your patience and understanding in selling us our perfectly located new home in Old Felixstowe. We are so happy here and cannot thank you enough for keeping us informed of all developments in the sale. Best Wishes, John & Shirley
    • Buyer Testimonial

      excellent all round service
      "An excellent all round service provided by Diamond Mills! Thanks to Charlie and the team!" Mr & Mrs Dean 
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    As Chartered Surveyors, Estate Agents, Valuers and Auctioneers, the Company is well equipped to deal with a range of property matters and is led by Nigel Papworth F.R.I.C.S., who has been an Estate Agent and Auctioneer for over 25 years.

    The Company offers a full range of Residential and Commercial Estate Agency services

    In addition the Company specialises in Furniture and Fine Art and holds regular sales throughout the year. Free auction valuations and home visits are available on request.

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    117 Hamilton Road, Felixstowe, IP11 7BL

    Buying: 01394 821009  Local call rate
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