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    About Us
    Cavendish have been successfully selling property throughout Cheshire, Wirral and North Wales since 1993.  As an independent, local estate agency, our reputation is built upon our relationships with clients hence 'we value our clients as well as properties'.
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    The difference is our people
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    Estate Agency has always been about people, communication and relationships.  That's where we excel.  Our highly qualified and experienced team have been with us for many years (many since we started).  They are not only passionate about property but also about people. 
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    Tried, tested process
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    We know the key to selling houses and finding homes is about timely and informed communication.  Whether that's taking the time to listen to prospective house buyers and matching their needs, understanding the sales particulars and benefits of each property, contacting all involved parties to keep everyone in the loop -  we have a tried, tested process of working.
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    Julian Beresford Adams, Partner FNAEA FNAVA MARLA
    A fourth generation estate agent, Julian and his fellow partners founded Cavendish Residential in 1993.  Customer service has always been top of the agenda and Julian is rightly proud of the Cavendish brand being recognised as the forefront of the estate agency industry.  Julian is a Fellow of the National Association of Estate Agents and of the National Association of Valuers and Auctioneers and a Member of the Association of Residential Lettings Agents.
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    Phil Shakeshaft, Senior Valuer
    Phil began his estate agency career in 1996 after successfully attaining a Geography degree at Sheffield University. He worked as a Valuer for both a corporate and another independent estate agent in Chester until taking a year out to travel the world before joining Cavendish in 2004. Phil brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the team and through his hard work and determination, was made a Partner in 2005. He is a qualified member of the National Association of Estate Agents. He is local to Chester and loves his job and the great city in which he lives and works. In his spare time Phil plays football, enjoys foreign travel and is kept busy with two active children and all of their interests.
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    Jane Howarth, Branch Manager
    Jane commenced her career in Estate Agency in 1983 for an independent firm of estate agents in Chester and worked her way up to a trainee valuer's position. In this period, Jane passed the College of Estate Management's Certificate of Practice in Residential Estate Agency and progressed to the role of valuer based principally on the Wirral. Jane joined Cavendish in 2011 and having spent her whole career working with property, brings many years of experience in all aspects of home buying and selling. Jane is the branch manager of the busy Chester City Centre Office and is responsible for the day to day running of the branch assisted by our great team of negotiators. She is also a Fellow member of the National Association of Estate Agents. Outside work, Jane particularly enjoys socialising with family and friends and has a keen interest in music, City breaks and foreign travel.
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    Gill Jennings, Senior Sales Negotiator
    Gill joined Cavendish in 1999 having worked at another Chester city estate agent from 1995. With over 20 years experience in estate agency, Gill is knowledgeable, conscientious and well known to the professionals in the property business. A happy and approachable character, Gill is an excellent and skilled negotiator who particularly enjoys meeting people and helping them to either sell or buy a home and overseeing the sale from start to finish. Outside work, Gill enjoys interior design, socialising and travel.
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    Carol Conway, Administrator
    Carol joined Cavendish in May 2013 on a temporary basis....and is still here! Carol comes with a wealth of administrative experience and provides invaluable support to the sales team to ensure that everything runs smoothly behind the scenes. Out of work, Carol is part of a well-known Chester choir. She loves to sing and is a firm believer that it's cheaper than therapy! The choir has taken part in various TV shows including Last Choir Standing, Come Dine with Me and Bargain Hunt. She also enjoys socialising with family and friends, dining out and walking, especially by the sea.
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    Jane Fieldhouse, PA to Julian Adams
    Jane is Julian's PA, having started her estate agency and commercial agency career as Julian's Father's secretary over 36 years ago.  She has never stopped enjoying all aspects of the property world and prides herself in her exceptional organisational skills and support in the business.  Outside work, Jane is passionate about art and the theatre and enjoys watching sport, especially the national cricket team!
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    Sara Barlow, Sales Negotiator
    Summer 2016 saw the return of Sara to the Cavendish Team. Throughout her career in various business sectors, both Overseas and in the UK, Sara has always maintained strong customer focus - which, coupled with her lifelong love of property ensures this is the perfect role for her. Since 19 years of age Sara has enjoyed renovating and refurbishing her homes using hard work and her creative flair. In her 'spare' time Sara enjoys socialising, designing in her studio, all outdoor pursuits and can be often found trying to coax her crazy springer spaniels out of the River Dee!
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      Our Testimonials
      These are genuine testimonials from our clients and can be inspected in our office.

    Testimonials from Sellers

    • Seller Testimonial

      Wonderful, efficient, calm and cheerful....
      Dear Gill and Sara, You have both been wonderful, efficient, yet calm and cheerful. It has always been a pleasure to talk to you on the phone - your re-assurance and 'can do' attitude has been such a help. We feel as if you have held our hand through the whole process and we cannot thank you enough. 

      Mr & Mrs B of Hoole. February 2021
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      Always felt in safe hands
      Jane was professional and reassuring at all times.  We always felt in safe hands.  Thank you to all staff who helped us through a difficult sale.

      Mrs M of Frodsham. January 2021

    • Seller Testimonial

      Great team effort! Fantastic! ...
      Gill was extremely helpful through the whole process but it was also a great team effort too!  Fantastic!

      Mrs B of Curzon Park. December 2020
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      You lived up to my expectations..
      I have been very happy with Cavendish - I was kept up to date at all times in a very reassuring manner and received comprehensive feedback fro almost every viewing which was very important to us.  Gillian was always there for advice and we liked Phil the valuers approach very much.  You lived up to my expectations given the trying Covid year especially.  Very professional, practical and great at problem solving! Many thanks.

      Mrs A of Bunburey.  October 2020

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      Brilliant throughout...
      What can I say about Jane! Brilliant throughout.  Also thanks to Phil - the website set up was excellent - many thanks Jane and team.

      Mr S of Upton.  February 2020
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      Top marks for a top class service...
      I was kept informed every step of the way - very professional service.  Gill was particularly helpful, very friendly, p0lite and approachable.  Top marks for a top class service.

      Mr & Mrs L of Hwarden.  February 2020
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      Friendly, professional  and courteous service...
      Excellent, friendly, professional and courteous service from all your staff. Well done!

      Mrs W of Taynton.  January 2020
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      Cavendish have done a great job.....
      Gill, I think you and the others at Cavendish have done a great job marketing and selling my property, despite the difficulties we encountered.  I shall certainl recommend Cavendish to others thinking of selling their property.  Thanks you and best wishes.

      Mr L of Chester. February 2020

    • Seller Testimonial

      You and Cavendish have been brilliant!...
      I wanted to say thank you for all your help and looking after me whilst my house has been under offer.  I am unlikely to move again but if I do, I won't hesitate to use Cavendish.  Thanks again Gill.  You and Cavendish have been brilliant!

      Ms M of Holt.  January 2020
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      Would have no hesitation in recommending Cavendish
      Dear Emma and Jane

      I am writing to thank you for all your help selling our Dad's property.  We particularly appreciated the way you communicated with us, responded promptly to any questions and kept us up to speed through what was quite a tortuous process.  I'm glad everything worked out and the fact we got there in the end, is in no small measure down to your help and understanding.  We would have no hesitation recommending Cavendish to anyone! 

      Thank you.

      Mrs H of  Cumbria.  December 2019
    • Seller Testimonial

      A huge thank you...
      Emma - just to say a huge thank you for all your help and support with dealing with our sale.  You have helped a slow sale progress to a good conclusion.

      With our thanks.

      Mrs L of Chester. December 2019
    • Seller Testimonial

      A massive thank you...
      Emma, I just wanted to say a massive thank you for all your hard work managing both the sale of my house and also mine and Adam's purchase. You have the patience of a saint! Thank you so much!

      Ms C of Saltney. October 2019
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      We can't thank you enough...
      Dear Gill We both wanted to thank you for all your help and patience with the purchase of our new home but mainly sale. We can't thank you enough for your kindness and going the extra mile.

      Mr & Mrs S of Marford. October 2019
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      Would highly recommend Cavendish...
      Thanks for all your help with my sale and purchase of my new home/ I really appreciate your assistance and all the chasing up you have done for me. So happy with the service I have received and would highly recommend Cavendish to anyone. Special thanks to Sara and Phil who took such wonderful photos of my home in order to sell it quickly. Thanks Again Mrs G of Hoole. September 2019
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      Emma was outstanding - couldn't be more pleased
      Emma was absolutely outstanding throughout the process.  She was always available to chat and dealt with a few difficulties with our buyers brilliantly.  We couldn't be more pleased with Cavendish - you were amazing!

      Mr & Mrs B of Hoole.  August 2019
    • Seller Testimonial

      Professional, persistent and helpful....
      I was very happy with the level of communications and was given feedback promptly after all viewings.  Emma was professional, persistent, helfpful and left no stone unturned - a huge thank you to Emma and the team.

      Mr V of Brighton.  June 2019
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      Gill was a pleasure to deal with...
      Gill was very attentive, knowledgeable and very professional.   A pleasure to deal with.

      Mr & Mrs B of Upton. August 2019
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      Very competent staff...
      Very competent office staff and use of Ben for viewings was very effective.

      Mr & Mrs P of Churton.  July 2019
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      Professional but friendly...
      Good team at the Chester Office - there is a great atmosphere in the office or when contacted by phone.  Professional but friendly at all times.

      Mrs G of Farndon. July 2019
    • Seller Testimonial

      long established and good reputation..
      We chose Cavendish as they are long established and have a good reputation. We were also impressed with the quality of their photographs on Rightmove.  Phil produced superb photographs and a detailed brochure for our property and  Jane was was our point of contact.  She was excellent throughout keeping us fully informed and communicated frequently with the whole chain.  The office staff in Chester are also very helpful and friendly.

      Mr & Mrs P of Higher Kinnerton. July 2019
    • Seller Testimonial

      The whole team have been excellent..
      Jane has been excellent at keeping us informed and keeping our buyers happy through our rather long and drawn out sale!  The whole team have been excellent and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them.

      Mr & Mrs C of Rossett.  June 2019
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      I would recommend Cavendish without hesitation!
      I was very impressed with the communication - both Jane and Gill were excellent!  I would recommend Cavendish without hesitation!

      Mr B of  Wallasey.  December 2018
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      We rate your staff very highly...
      All the staff were helpful and handled a number of complex/vexing problems - we were very happy with Cavendish and rate your staff very highly.

      Mr & Mrs V of Chester. December 2018
    • Seller Testimonial

      We would highly recommend yourselves...
      We just want to say a big thank you for everything you have done for us in helping us to sell our home.  From marketing it, to keeping up to date on all the developments - we have appreciated it so much.  We would highly recommend yourselves to anyone looking to sell.  Many thanks!

      Mr & Mrs B of Boughton.  November 2018
    • Seller Testimonial

      A very professional job!
      We were very impressed with your valuer - she was very impressive and the house sold within 2 weeks.  A very professional job!

      Mr P of Little Sutton. October 2018
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      dealt with all aspects efficiently .....
      We were very pleased with the service - Jane kept in regular contact and dealt  with all aspects efficiently and with a very helpful manner.

      Mr & Mrs F of Guilden Sutton.  September 2018
    • Seller Testimonial

      experience so great we came back to you to sell
      We bought the property from you and the experience was great so came back to sell through you.  Steph was great and Lesley was lovely at the point of valuation.  We would definitely recommend Cavendish to others.

      Mr & Mrs M of Oxfordshire.  August 2018
    • Seller Testimonial

      Excellent service...
      Jane was always in contact and helpful - excellent service!

      Mr W of Chester. August 2018
    • Seller Testimonial

      Steph was particularly helpful chasing things up once we have accepted an offer, keeping things moving and finding out where our buyers and the chain were up to which was a great help.

      Mr & Mrs of Chester.  July 2018
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      Above and beyond customer service'..
      Steph was excellent, knowledgeable, professional and helpful - she provided outstanding customer service!  You have a great team of excellent individuals who provide outstanding 'above and beyond' customer service.

      Mr & Mrs L of Frodsham.  July 2018

    • Seller Testimonial

      Friendly, helpful, understanding and patient
      All staff we dealt with were friendly, helpful , understanding and patient.  The way in which we were treated everything was made as easy as possible for me to deal with. Thank you all very much for all you have done for both my Brother and myself.

      Mrs W of Connah's Quay.  May 2018
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      We have already recommended Cavendish
      Jane was excellent and maintained frequent communication - she was very supportive at stressful times.  We have already recommended Cavendish to our neighbours.

      Mrs & Mrs B of Boughton.  June 2018
    • Seller Testimonial

      So grateful to the "Dream Team"...
      All staff were excellent from both the sales and rentals department.  All members of the sales team were helpful but also a bigh THANK YOU to Daniel and Nicola who played a big part in this.  It would be a pleasure to offer Cavendish any future properties I have either for rental or sale.  So grateful to the "Dream Team"

      Mrs S-J of Wrexham . April 2018

    • Seller Testimonial

      Excellent service and value for money....
      Jane responded promptly and helpfully to queries by email and/or phone - she was excellent throughout the process and I can't praise or thank her enough.  Cavendish provided excellent service and value for money - we would definitely recommend them to others! 

      Mr & Mrs R of Boughton.  April 2018
    • Seller Testimonial

      Friendly and pro-active...
      Gill kept us informed on the sale of our property and it's progression after offer received.  Friendly and pro-active.  Occasionally spoke to other members of the team who we also friendly and most helpful.

      Mr & Mrs M of Chester. January 2018
    • Seller Testimonial

      Amazing effort!
      Sara was excellent - ours was a particularly difficult sale from beginning to end in which Sara kept us up to date at all times and helped in whatever way she could, including other staff when she was unavailable.  Amazing effort!

      Mr & Mrs J of Backford.  October 2017
    • Seller Testimonial

      Thank you for the great service..
      All the sales staff are helpful and always happy to deal with problems.  Thank you for the great service!

      Mr S of Chester. October 2017
    • Seller Testimonial

      very pleased with the price achieved.....
      Liz and Phil were both very helpful and the brochures produced was very professional.  We were also very pleased with the price achieved.

      Mr G of Mickle Trafford. October 2017
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      very professional but friendly and helpful...
      All of the staff were very good and in particular Gill in negotiating our sale and Liz who successfully negotiated the purchase of another property.  Staff were also very professional but friendly and helpful.  We would have no hesitation in recommending Cavendish.

      Mr & Mrs A of Hope.  October 2017
    • Seller Testimonial

      very helpful updates provided on viewings...
      The property was sold very quickly with very helpful updates provided on viewings.  Liz was our main contact and was very helpful.

      Mr & Mrs H of Northwich.  October 2017
    • Seller Testimonial

      Liz went out of her way to help....
      Liz went out of her way to help, although all staff have been great when Liz was not available.  We would definitely recommend Cavendish.

    • Seller Testimonial

      Outstanding service!
      Outstanding service.......all staff went out of their way to help even when we were on holiday.  Exccellent service throughout the sale!

      Mr & Mrs H of Chester. September 2017
    • Seller Testimonial

      I would always recommend Cavendish to others...
      Sara and Liz were professional, helpful and lovely!  I would always recommend Cavendish to others!

      Miss H of Chester. August 2017
    • Seller Testimonial

      Cavendish = fantastic!
      I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the sales staff at your Cuppin Street Office for their efforts throughout what turned out to be a very  protracted and stressful sale of our property , especially when you consider my purchaser initially made his offer in March but exchange took place in August!  

      We dealt mainly with Sara who was extremely supportive and helpful throughout the whole process but found Lynn, Gill and all other members of your staff to be equally supportive.  We always felt they worked well as a team and passed on relevant information in a timely manner. 

      As you can imagine we have no hesitation in recommending your company to others in the future. Cavendish = fantastic!

      Mr & Mrs P of Chester.  August 2017
    • Seller Testimonial

      Very pleased and impressed...
      Excellent service - very pleased and impressed!

      Mr K of Chester. August 2017
    • Seller Testimonial

      First class communication with excellent feedback
      First class communication with excellent feedback after viewings.  I was particularly impressed with Phil, Liz and Lynn and would definitely recommend Cavendish to others.

      Mr R of Mold. August 2017
    • Seller Testimonial

      all your staff members are to be complimented..
      My house sold within 48 hours and all your staff members are to be complimented!

      Mr C of Curzon Park, Chester.  July 2017
    • Seller Testimonial

      Overall first class service from valuation to sale
      Sara and Gill were very helpful during negotiations with the buyer/chain.  Overall, first class service from accurate valuation and appraisal to sale.

      Mr B of Vicars Cross. July 2017
    • Seller Testimonial

      Sara was particularly helpful and we were grateful for her chatty updates!

      Mr & Mrs H of Backford. July 2017
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      communicated very effectively....
      Gill was particularly helpful and communicated very effectively.

      Mr & Mrs L of Handbridge. May 2017

    Testimonials from Buyers

    • Buyer Testimonial

      Extremely helpful through the whole process
      Jane was extremely helpful through the whole process. She was always available and happy to help when communication was lacking between me and my solicitor. Can't thank her enough! I would certainly recommend Cavendish

      .Miss A of Hereford. September 2020
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      You have made the process as smooth as possible...
      To Sara, Emma and the team - thank you for all your help and support.  You have made the process as smooth as possible for me. All the best.

      Miss W of Hawarden. November 2019
    • Buyer Testimonial

      Never come across an agent quite so efficient..
      We were very happy with Jane - she was totally involved and answered emails promptly and provided factual information.  The Chester branch was the agent for the vendor of a property we purchased. I have never come across an agency quite so efficient. The presentation of the property was excellent too. Impressed.

      Mr & Mrs R of Llandudno. July 2019
    • Buyer Testimonial

      Emma is an asset to your company..
      Emma is an asset to your company - she has a delightful manner, is friendly, polite and efficient. The whole transaction has been handled so well by Emma that she has my complete satisfaction.

      Mrs A of Great Boughton. May 2019
    • Buyer Testimonial

      We would definitely recommend Cavendish Chester
      Jane was really good at communicating and helping us with discussions with the seller.  We would definitely recommend Cavendish Chester.

      Mr & Mrs S of Hawarden. December 2018
    • Buyer Testimonial

      Gill was really helpful, patient and understanding
      Gill was really helpful during the sale.  she has been very patient and understanding and provided us with relevant information and has always been in regular contact and kept us updated. 

      Mr & Mrs A of Ewloe.  November 2018
    • Buyer Testimonial

      Jane was very professional...
      Jane was brilliant, very quick at responding to our queries and very professional.

      Miss B of Flint.  December 2018
    • Buyer Testimonial

      Gill was fantastic....
      Gill was fantastic - the vendor lives in USA and Gill helped so much with communications - you are lucky to have Gill!

      Mr B & Mrs R of Shropshire.  August 2018
    • Buyer Testimonial

      Thanks Jane and the team ...you were amazing!
      Jane went above and beyond what would normally be expected I am sure - always felt very well supported - she is extremely professional and knowledgeable.  Thanks Jane and the team - you were amazing!

      Mr & Mrs W of Wrexham.  August 2018
    • Buyer Testimonial

      I can't thank her enough for relieving my stress!
      Steph was fantastic in chasing and keeping me informed!  I can't thank her enough for relieving my stress!!

      Mr & Mrs D of Wrexham.  August 2018
    • Buyer Testimonial

      Best agents we came across...
      Jane and Sara were amazing - thanks so much.  Jane was very professional and understanding.  Best agents we came across and we came across loads!  Wish Cavendish had sold ours!!

      Mr & Mrs I of Pensby. December 2017
    • Buyer Testimonial

      You were all very professional...
      Dear Jane, Thank you for all your help with the purchase of our new home.  Please pass on our thanks to Lynn, Gill, Lesley and others.  You were all very professional, prompt with your replies and very easy to approach.  We felt well looked after.  Thank you all!

      Mr & Mrs B of Chester. November 2018
    • Buyer Testimonial

      Many thanks - great job!
      Always kept in touch and very responsive to queries.  Many thanks - great job!

      Mr F of Chester. August 2017
    • Buyer Testimonial

      Sara was very professional and helpful...
      Sara was very professional and helpful and we felt very well supported throughout our purchase.

      Mr & Mrs O of London. August 2017
    • Buyer Testimonial

      much appreciated advice for a first time buyer..
      Cavendish arranged a viewing the morning after enquiring - very good service.  Sara ensured I was always kept up to date with the goings on and offered much appreciated advice for a first time buyer.

      Mr H & Miss J of Rossett.  August 2017
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      big thank you everyone...
      Just wanted to say a big thank you to everyone who helped in the process of helping us buy our first home!  Thank you...

      Mr E & Miss B of Bangor.  August 2017
    • Buyer Testimonial

      Would absolutely recommend Cavendish..
      All staff were great and we would absolutely recommend Cavendish.

      Mr & Mrs C of Kinnerton. July 2017
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      Very friendly and professional....
      We were very satisfied with the support given throughout the purchase.  Gill was always on hand to help facilitate the process as smoothly as possible.  Very friendly and professional.

      Mr L of Upton.  June 2017
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