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About us...
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    Moving home is one of the biggest decisions you make and when the time is right for you we understand that you need help from the experts to make sure you get the best deal. James Du Pavey Estate Agents is an independent agency founded with a single vision:

    'To provide an outstanding bespoke service for each and every client'.


    As an independent, local agency based in Eccleshall, Nantwich and Stone we offer a flexible, personal service to suit you which many larger companies cannot.

    Our professional and experienced lettings team are dedicated to ensuring you achieve the best possible price for your property as swiftly and as easily as possible. You will have a dedicated team working on your behalf, each of whom will visit your property and understand your priorities and requirements. We are here to help and advise you every step of the way. We believe in a culture of openness and will talk you through the reasons behind our advice so that you can be confident you are making the right decisions.
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    Why choose us...
    Fairness and Openness:- From day one we will help and advise you every step of the way, talking you through the reasons behind our advice so that you can be confident in your decisions.

    Professional Photography:- Using state of the art cameras and often the inclusion of ariel photography, we are the experts at showing your home in the best light!

    Mailing List:- As a result of the number of properties on our books, we have a superb database of buyers looking for properties just like yours in our area.

    Printed Press Advertising:- We advertise in the Staffordshire Newsletter and the Crewe and Nantwich Chronicle

    Websites:- We advertise on over 20 major portals and websites as well as utilising all the latest social media.

    Experience:- Our extremely skilled and experienced team will guide you every step of the way and our membership of the Guild of Professional Estate Agents is testament to this.

    Accompanied Viewings:- At no extra charge, our experienced team can show your home for you, taking away the worry and saving you time.
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What to look for in your Letting Agent...
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    Letting residential property in England and Wales is covered by various Housing Acts, and Landlord and Tenant Acts, as well as various Safety Regulations. Using a lettings agent is by far the best way of ensuring that your property, and you as the landlord, are protected from issues raised by these Acts and Regulations. Your letting agent will owe both you and your tenant a "duty of care". It is important that this duty of care is backed up with both "Public Liability Insurance" and "Professional Indemnity Insurance". Any funds belonging to either the landlord or the tenant should be kept in a separate client account and not used by the agent in the course of their business.
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    Why James Du Pavey?
    We pride ourselves on ensuring that we act in the best interests of our clients and provide a comprehensive service which backed by all of the required insurances. We are constantly keeping abreast of all changes to practice and legislation, to ensure that we act in your best interests at all time. In addition we will only recommend contractors who we have checked, ensuring they have all of the required qualifications and memberships at all times. We will hold copies of these assurances on our files for your peace of mind.
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Meet the Team
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    James Du Pavey BSc (Hons) DipREA FNAEA
    James is one of the nation's most qualified estate agents having been awarded the prestigious Diploma in Residential Estate Agency. This qualification also admits him as a Fellow to the National Association of Estate Agents, the highest grade of membership. He has been managing very successful estate agencies since 2005 and has extensive experience and success working within the local area. He enjoys spending time swimming as well as a whole host of other water sports from diving to sailing.
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    Lee Davies
    Us: Hello Lee, we like you, would you like a job?Lee: I like you too, yes please.Us: Lee, we need a few interesting facts about you for your website profile.Lee: Would the fact I used to dance for a living do?Us: Yes Lee. Yes it would. Now, if you can clear your mind of the image of Lee performing whatever dance you're currently imagining (we're not sure we can) then you might also like to know that in addition to the old chestnuts of food, drink and socialising, Lee also admits regularly having his food stolen by his toddler son and to a weekly thrashing at squash by his pensioner father, just challenge them to a dance off next time, eh Lee?!
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    Krystina Hickin
    Krystina joined the Nantwich office as it opened in July 2014 in a flurry of amazing shoes and fabulous handbags and is looking forward to expanding on the skills she has gained from the four years she has already spent in the industry. When not 'expanding her estate agency repertoire' Krystina loves nothing more than variously wrangling her son and her dog into suitable activities! Joshua (the son) has taken to cycling in a big way and Krystina says she bursts with pride watching her mini-wiggins win lots of races. Sam (the dog) gets taken on lots of walks but remains hyperactive. We suggest killing two birds with one stone and attaching the dog to the child's bike. The child will go even faster with the added assistance and the dog should be suitably pooped. We're sure this behaviour is completely safe and totally legal.
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    Laura Pickin BMus (Hons)
    Sociable Shropshire lass Laura came to James Du Pavey after gaining one year's experience at another agency. Well, we all have to start somewhere! When not tramping in the Peak District with Sophie and Dante the dogs (we're there's a joke about Dante's Peak in there somewhere) Laura cites her interests as baking, cooking and going to restaurants alongside going to the gym. Presumably the one counteracts the effects of the others. We can work with that logic!
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    Matthew Watts
    Matt is a recent returnee from that there London town where he lived and worked for several years, we've taken him on with a view to reintegrating him back into normal society. We're getting there slowly but surely, although we still find him gently rocking muttering dark words about 'The Metropolitan Line' and sometimes trying to pay for bus journeys with a credit card but we're sure we'll have him settled in and remembering to take his wellies wherever he goes before long! One major advantage of escaping urban life is he can enjoy his favourite toy, his Merc, going above the dizzying heights of 17m.p.h. All this speed seems to have affected Matt, he can't get enough of the thrill and is now working towards his pilot's licence too. We'll have to install a runway at JDP HQ!!
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    Where we're active

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    Our Branch

    Previously Marketed Properties

    Note: Markers represent the centre of postcodes, not exact locations

    Find us

    52 Pillory Street,
    Nantwich,
    CW5 5BG

    Telephone us

    Buying: 01270 388002  Local call rate
    Letting: 01270 388003  Local call rate

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    Testimonials...

    Testimonials from Landlords

    • Landlord Testimonial

      Bags of Passion
      What a great team! During the whole process James and his team have been diligent, professional and excellent communicators to both sides of the chain and above all kept us informed of developments (however small) the whole time. I would not hesitate to use James and his team again. They are true professionals with bags of passion! BIG thank you to you ALL Mrs Williams
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      Complete Professionalism
      Thank you so much for your support, advice and complete professionalism over the last few months. I would and have recommended you to anyone! Ms Bailey
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      A Good Result
      Many thanks for your hard work, expertise, patience and (not least) cheerful friendliness over the last few months. I do appreciate all that you've done and we have a good result. Many Thanks Mrs Pemberton
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    The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by James Du Pavey, Nantwich. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to James Du Pavey, Nantwich. Where properties are displayed on a page, this comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove Group Limited who operate the website Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. These property advertisements do not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by James Du Pavey, Nantwich. Please contact the agent directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland and if you have any query over the content.

    *Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

    Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

    Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call James Du Pavey, Nantwich on 01270 445678.


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      Moving home is one of the biggest decisions you make and when the time is right for you we understand that you need help from the experts to make sure you get the best deal. James Du Pavey Estate Agents is an independent agency founded with a single vision:

      'To provide an outstanding bespoke service for each and every client'.

      As an independent, local agency based in Eccleshall, Nantwich and Stone we offer a flexible, personal service to suit you which many larger companies cannot. Our professional and experienced sales team are dedicated to ensuring you achieve the best possible sale price for your property as swiftly and as easily as possible. You will have a dedicated team working on your behalf, each of whom will visit your property and understand your priorities and requirements. We are here to help and advise you every step of the way. We believe in a culture of openness and will talk you through the reasons behind our advice so that you can be confident you are making the right decisions. 

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      Why choose us?
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      Fairness and Openness:- From day one we will help and advise you every step of the way, talking you through the reasons behind our advice so that you can be confident in your decisions. 

      Professional Photography:- Using state of the art cameras and often the inclusion of ariel photography, we are the experts at showing your home in the best light!

      Floorplans:- All our particulars include a personalised floorplan of your home at no extra cost. 

      Superb Sales Particulars:- Our glossy sales particulars show your house in the very best light with our now legendary quirky descriptions and precise details. 

      Mailing List:- As a result of the number of properties on our books, we have a superb database of buyers looking for properties just like yours in our area.

      Printed Press Advertising:- We advertise in the Staffordshire Newsletter, Staffordshire Life, Shropshire Life and the Regional Guild of Professional Estate Agents Magazine.

      Websites:- We advertise on over 20 major portals and websites as well as utilising all the latest social media.

      Experience:- Our extremely skilled and experienced sales force will guide you every step of the way and our membership of the Guild of Professional Estate Agents is testament to this.  

      Accompanied Viewings:- At no extra charge, our experienced sales force can show your home for you, taking away the worry and saving you time.

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    Providing an Outstanding Bespoke Service...
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      As an independent, local agency based in Eccleshall Nantwich and Stone we offer a flexible, personal service to suit you which many larger companies cannot. Our professional and experienced sales team are dedicated to ensuring you achieve the best possible sale price for your property as swiftly and as easily as possible. You will have a dedicated team working on your behalf, each of whom will visit your property and understand your priorities and requirements. We are here to help and advise you every step of the way. We believe in a culture of openness and will talk you through the reasons behind our advice so that you can be confident you are making the right decisions.
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      Fairness and Openness

      We understand that selling your home can be a stressful process with a lot riding on it. A common concern is that it can be tough to make very important decisions when you're not an expert in the property market, leaving you with that little worried feeling...

      'That's why we're here, we are the experts, working on your behalf'

      We are here to help and advise you every step of the way and will provide personal advice on how best to present and market your home to prospective buyers. At the same time we will talk you through the reasons behind our advice so you can be confident in the decisions you make. Although we will be sure to stay in close contact to keep you up to date with how things are going we would always encourage your calls and questions as we want to provide you with an exceptional service.

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      Matching Buyers to Your Property

      We make sure all our suitable buyers are sent your property's particulars as soon as you come on to the market, by email, internet, text message or post to buyers registered in both our Eccleshall and Stone branches. In addition we stay in regular contact with our buyers and send them weekly e-newsletters discussing new properties, property of the week and other upcoming events. We use the state of the art ExpertAgent computer system which allows us to effectively manage our client database and ensure that the right buyers are matched to the right properties across both our branches.

      In addition to the usual service you would expect from an agent when registering buyers, this system allows buyers to register themselves online and manage their account, including information such as buying status and requirements at any time of the day or night. This means our list of local buyers is kept more up to date, ensuring we can market your property to the right people and maximise your chances of finding the right buyer as soon as possible.

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      Sales Particulars
      Our brochures are all designed so show your home to its best advantage and to catch the eyes of buyers. All materials produced by us to market your home will have a high quality professional finish. However, while we are here to help and advise you, we believe you should ultimately dictate what you want for your property. As such, all of our brochures can be customised to suit your wishes. Whichever the style you choose, you can have large colour photos, full room descriptions, measurements, floor plans and our now legendary quirky descriptions, which make our pages a must read for many locals! These will be displayed to their full advantage in the window of our town centre offices.
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      Printed Press Advertising
      We advertise properties extensively in several publications which cover the area. Your property would appear regularly in our colour advertisement pages of the Nantwich Chronicle, Staffordshire Life and Shropshire Life. These publications are known to be the most popular within the region for people looking to move home. We would also include your property in our own personalised glossy lifestyle magazine which is published through The Guild of Professional Estate Agents. This publication is distributed to selected independent agents throughout the region meaning your property will get exposure across the entire area. Our high quality adverts include internal and external photos and interesting descriptions to ensure your home makes the biggest impact possible. We can also organise adverts in any magazine, including Staffordshire Living, North Staffs Magazine, Farmers Weekly and Horse and Hound.
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      For Sale Board
      With your consent we would erect one of our infamous purple 'For Sale' boards at your home. Research has shown that 80% of buyers drive around the areas they like looking for boards to identify potentially suitable properties and we wouldn't want you to miss out on these opportunities. However, we understand that some people may be concerned about inconvenient intrusions resulting from a sales board so should you wish, we can add a 'viewing by appointment only' card ensuring any enquiries are handled by our team, leaving you worry-free.
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      Contact
      We feel that by working closely with you we can achieve the best sale price for you. We will contact you regularly and update you with the interest we have had in your property and information on all of the web statistics we have collated from the portals we use. We will also discuss with you how the current market conditions may have changed and how this may affect our marketing strategy for your property.
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      Viewings
      We make the effort to validate all of our potential buyers as thoroughly as possible so that we can assess their motivation and ability to purchase your home. This means our efforts are focussed on the people most likely to make realistic buyers for your property. On the day of the viewing we will send a text message to the viewers to remind them of the time and location of their viewing to minimise the chances of a no show. Should you wish, and by prior arrangement, a member of our sales team can accompany the viewing. Every viewing will be followed up swiftly to enable us to secure an offer or offer constructive feedback to maximise your chances for next time. We will inform you if we are unable to contact your viewer for any reason.
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      Offers
      Once an offer is generated from our viewing follow up procedure we will inform you by telephone as soon as possible. We will then deal with all of the ensuing negotiations to maximise the price you get for your property. Any and all offers will be put to you in writing in accordance with the law and for your records. Once a sale is agreed, we will update you weekly as to the progress of the sale, right up to exchange of contracts, keeping you informed every step of the way.
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      Photography

      We use state of the art digital SLR cameras with ultra-wide angle lenses in order to capture more of each room in every shot allowing us to take spectacular photos of your home. Photos are the most important tool in selling property and we insist that nothing but the best will do.

      We will often suggest a high level mast photograph which can give you a new dimension to your property and further enhance your brochures. Offering a totally different perspective, these photos can often make or break the marketing of your home.

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      Internet Advertising
      We believe that utilising all the latest marketing technologies including the more established internet sites and social media is crucial to achieve the best price for your home. Thats why we market your property on more than twenty of the most prominent web portals and you can follow us on Facebook and Twitter!
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      The Guild of Professional Estate Agents
      We are proud to be members of The Guild of Professional Estate Agents which has over 750 member agencies working together across the UK. Operating out of their prestigious Park Lane office in Mayfair, this gives us unprecedented access to the lucrative London and investor market. Your property will be available on touch screens at the Park Lane office for access by the public. The staff at this office are able to locate suitable properties then direct any enquiries back to us. We also benefit from a regional glossy magazine distributed to member offices throughout our region, again extending our reach.
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    Meet the Team
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      James Du Pavey BSc (Hons) DipREA FNAEA
      James is one of the nation's most qualified estate agents having been awarded the prestigious Diploma in Residential Estate Agency. This qualification also admits him as a Fellow to the National Association of Estate Agents, the highest grade of membership. He has been managing very successful estate agencies since 2005 and has extensive experience and success working within the local area. He enjoys spending time swimming as well as a whole host of other water sports from diving to sailing.
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      Lee Davies
      Us: Hello Lee, we like you, would you like a job?
      Lee: I like you too, yes please.
      Us: Lee, we need a few interesting facts about you for your website profile.
      Lee: Would the fact I used to dance for a living do?
      Us: Yes Lee. Yes it would. 
      Now, if you can clear your mind of the image of Lee performing whatever dance you're currently imagining (we're not sure we can) then you might also like to know that in addition to the old chestnuts of food, drink and socialising, Lee also admits regularly having his food stolen by his toddler son and to a weekly thrashing at squash by his pensioner father, just challenge them to a dance off next time, eh Lee?!
    • Team Member

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      Krystina Hickin
      Krystina joined the Nantwich office as it opened in July 2014 in a flurry of amazing shoes and fabulous handbags and is looking forward to expanding on the skills she has gained from the four years she has already spent in the industry. When not 'expanding her estate agency repertoire' Krystina loves nothing more than variously wrangling her son and her dog into suitable activities! Joshua (the son) has taken to cycling in a big way and Krystina says she bursts with pride watching her mini-wiggins win lots of races. Sam (the dog) gets taken on lots of walks but remains hyperactive. We suggest killing two birds with one stone and attaching the dog to the child's bike. The child will go even faster with the added assistance and the dog should be suitably pooped. We're sure this behaviour is completely safe and totally legal.
    • Team Member

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      Laura Pickin BMus (Hons)
      Sociable Shropshire lass Laura came to James Du Pavey after gaining one year's experience at another agency. Well, we all have to start somewhere! When not tramping in the Peak District with Sophie and Dante the dogs (we're there's a joke about Dante's Peak in there somewhere) Laura cites her interests as baking, cooking and going to restaurants alongside going to the gym. Presumably the one counteracts the effects of the others. We can work with that logic!
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      Matthew Watts
      Matt is a recent returnee from that there London town where he lived and worked for several years, we've taken him on with a view to reintegrating him back into normal society. We're getting there slowly but surely, although we still find him gently rocking muttering dark words about 'The Metropolitan Line' and sometimes trying to pay for bus journeys with a credit card but we're sure we'll have him settled in and remembering to take his wellies wherever he goes before long! One major advantage of escaping urban life is he can enjoy his favourite toy, his Merc, going above the dizzying heights of 17m.p.h. All this speed seems to have affected Matt, he can't get enough of the thrill and is now working towards his pilot's licence too. We'll have to install a runway at JDP HQ!!
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      Where we're active

      Our Branch

      Our Branch

      Current Properties

      Recently Sold Properties

      Note: Markers represent the centre of postcodes, not exact locations

      Find us

      52 Pillory Street,
      Nantwich,
      CW5 5BG

      Telephone us

      Buying: 01270 388002  Local call rate
      Letting: 01270 388003  Local call rate

      Email us

      Contact us

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      Testimonials

      Testimonials from Sellers

      • Seller Testimonial

        Five Star
        The sale of our last property was five star from start to finish, yourself being the agents, you had your finger on the button from start to finish. Keeping us informed on any movement to do with the sale, i.e. purchaser, solicitor, moving dates. Your office was always ready to help. We wish your business every success in the future. Mr and Mrs Wardle
      • Seller Testimonial

        Professional
        We write to thank you for the professional way in which our property was sold and the buying of our new residence. We also would like to thank both you and Andrew for all your help and consideration shown to us over these last few weeks. Mr and Mrs Hunt
      • Seller Testimonial

        Bags of Passion
        What a great team! During the whole process James and his team have been diligent, professional and excellent communicators to both sides of the chain and above all kept us informed of developments (however small) the whole time. I would not hesitate to use James and his team again. They are true professionals with bags of passion! BIG thank you to you ALL Mrs Williams
      • Seller Testimonial

        Frequent Updates
        I would like to write to you to thank you for the excellent job that you and Andrew did in marketing and selling my bungalow in these difficult times. I particularly appreciated the fact that you did not leave me on my own when prospective purchasers came to view my property; Something I was nervous about as I live on my own. I am also very grateful for the frequent updates that you gave me, even when there was nothing to report. Once again thanks for all your help and support. Mrs Philcox
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        Definitely be recommending
        Just a note to thank you for your hard work during the sale of our property. We really appreciate all that you did and will definitely be recommending you to our friends and family. Mr and Mrs Hall
      • Seller Testimonial

        Nothing was too much trouble
        I am writing to thank you for the excellent service that we received from you as the estate agent in the sale of our home. Nothing was too much trouble and we were kept informed every step of the way. I would have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone who is intending to sell their house. Once again thank you to yourself and Andy for the impeccable service that we received. Mrs Martin
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      Disclaimer

      The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by James Du Pavey, Nantwich. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to James Du Pavey, Nantwich. Where properties are displayed on a page, this comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove Group Limited who operate the website Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. These property advertisements do not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by James Du Pavey, Nantwich. Please contact the agent directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland and if you have any query over the content.

      *Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

      Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

      Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call James Du Pavey, Nantwich on 01270 445678.


      Welcome to James Du Pavey, Nantwich

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      Find Us

      Branch address

      52 Pillory Street,
      Nantwich,
      CW5 5BG

      Get in touch

      Buying: 01270 388002  Local call rate
      Letting: 01270 388003  Local call rate
      Note: The pin shows the centre of the branch's postcode, and does not pinpoint the exact address.

      Disclaimer

      The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by James Du Pavey, Nantwich. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to James Du Pavey, Nantwich. Where properties are displayed on a page, this comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove Group Limited who operate the website Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. These property advertisements do not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by James Du Pavey, Nantwich. Please contact the agent directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland and if you have any query over the content.

      *Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

      Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

      Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call James Du Pavey, Nantwich on 01270 445678.


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