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Local, Experienced and Proactive
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    Property is our passion and  we are here to help.

    If you are thinking of selling or buying a property then we are here to help.  

    Whether selling a country house, cottage or paddock, we adopt the same philosophy to give the best advice based on experience, local knowledge and research.  

    At all times, our skilled professionals aim to provide a high quality services with traditional values yet adopting modern methods of marketing.  

    As a local business, the Killen family have local roots going back generations and the whole team are determined to deliver a friendly and professional service of the highest standards.  



    Operating from three offices in North and Central Somerset as well as the Mendip Auction Rooms, the team come into contact with a very large number of potential purchasers and tenants.

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    Working to the highest standards - Regulated by the RICS
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    Winner of British Property Awards best Estate Agent in Wells 2017
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A professional and comprehensive marketing service
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    In marketing properties we don't sit idly by waiting for enquiries. We are proactive and determined firmly focussing on the needs of our clients.  

    Our marketing campaigns are tailor-made to suit the requirements of vendors including:   

    • Free valuation advice 
    • Professionally printed, full colour brochures with floor plans 
    • Internet marketing via key residential property sites including rightmove and primelocation  
    • Extensive local and regional advertising  
    • Press releases and securing editorial coverage in key publications  
    • Accompanied viewings with feedback  
    • Excellent relations with property search agents  
    • A database of keen and proceedable potential purchasers 
    • Competitive fee levels 

    We can also market properties discretely contacting potential purchasers in confidence and we offer a range of methods of sale including by private treaty, auction and tender.  


    In all that we do we adopt a friendly yet determined approach

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True professionals
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    In addition to our agency activities, Killens have experienced staff who are able to provide a wide range of services. We specialise in all aspects of property, planning and rural business advice. In particular we can advise on: 


    •  Residential Lettings
    • Commercial Property Agency
    • Valuations
    • Estate Management
    • Planning & Development
    • Rural Business Advice
    • Equestrian Consultancy
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    At Killens, our RICS Registered Valuers are able to provide accurate and comprehensive valuations of all types of property whether it be houses, farms, commercial premises, land and equestrian properties for all purposes.

    All our valuations are undertaken to the highest standards and comply with the RICS Global Valuation Standards (the 'Red Book'). In addition to using their expertise and knowledge, research is undertaken with analysis of comparable market transactions, investment performance and future forecasts informing the valuation process.

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    Estate Management
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    We are actively involved in the management of farms, residential property and land and can provide advice on a wide range of matters including: 

    • Lettings
    • Management
    • Advice on farm business tenancies, share and contract farming arrangements and licences
    • Agricultural Holdings tenancy advice
    • Taxation planning and advice
    • Insurance valuations
    • Single Payment advice
    • Rural grant applications
    • Rural mapping

    Our background is land agency and our qualfied staff offers professional advice on all forms of property occupation including Agricultural Holdings Act tenancies, business leases, residential tenancies, common law tenancies, share farming agreements and licences.
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    Planning & Development
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    At Killens, we have an excellent understanding of the planning process and we offer a comprehensive range of planning services to individuals, institutions, companies and developers.We are able to provide realistic and informed advice on all planning issues including:

    • Planning applications and appeals
    • Pre-application negotiations
    • Viability assessments
    • Enforcement appeals
    • Certificates of Lawfulness
    • Negotiation of s106 Agreements
    • Strategic planning and site promotion
    • Agricultural appraisals and tie removal
    • Expert witness reports

    Whatever the scale of your project, we can help you through the planning process
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    Compulsory Purchase & Compensation
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    At Killens, we have extensive experience of acting on behalf of landowners, householders, farmers and acquiring authorities in respect of compulsory purchase schemes.From road schemes to telegraph pole and flood schemes, we take a robust approach ensuring that the interests of our clients are properly protected. We have a detailed knowledge of the complex compulsory purchase legislation and procedures and our services include:

    • Representation at Public Inquiry
    • Negotiation of accommodation works and the mitigation of impacts
    • Identification and negotiation of windfall opportunities such as betterment schemes, compound areas and borrow pits
    • Scheme management
    • Negotiation of compensation

    We are also experienced in negotiating with telecommunication, solar and wind power companies whether it be in respect of rent reviews, new sites, dismantling or matters arising during a lease.
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A friendly and professional team
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    At Killens, we have formed a friendly and professional team who have relevant qualifications, experience and knowledge. We can advise on a whole range of property matters in an honest and approachable manner.
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    Tom Killen BSc (Hons) MRICS FAAV
    Tom established Killens in 2008 and was born and bred in Somerset and attended school in Wells. He has over 25 years experience in providing property advice throughout the West Country. A graduate of Reading University and the Royal Agricultural College, Tom is married to Sally and they have a young family.
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    Sally Killen
    Sally is married to Tom and oversees the property agency. Born and bred at Chantry near Frome, Sally was once a veterinary nurse prior to diverting her attention to property agency. Sally has extensive local knowledge and an excellent grasp of property issues with a common sense approach.
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    Myrica MacIntyre
    Myrica is a qualified Chartered Surveyor and Valuer and joined Killens in February 2017. Her family farm in the Bath area and she returned to the area having previously been a land agent in Lancashire where she gained extensive experience in managing farms and estates. In 2015, Myrica won the CCAV Talbot Ponsonby prize for the top marks in the CAAV examinations. In her spare time, Myrica enjoys riding and is currently renovating a cottage.
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    Scott Higgins
    Scott overseas the sales at the Wells office and values properties alongside Sally. He has a wide range of property knowledge selling City centre apartments to country homes and everything in-between! 
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    Lisa Rogers
    Lisa joined Killens in November 2012 as a property administrator. She has gained 15 years of experience in the agency and is always happy to help! Lisa is married with two young children and has lived in the local area all of her life.
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    Louisa Bidwell
    Louisa joined us in September 2017 with a wealth of experience. She works as a property valuer/negotiator alongside Sally in the Chew Magna office. Louisa lives in the Chew Valley and is married with two children. 
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    Charlie Vickery
    Charlie is a Sales Negotiator in our Wells Office. Charlie was educated locally and is a keen sportsman. He was involved with professional sport, both playing and coaching since he left school.
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    Laura Carter
    Laura joined Killens in August 2018 as a property sales negotiator. Laura has four years experience in estate agency. She lives in the locality with her partner.
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    Testimonials from Sellers

    • Seller Testimonial

      They did an excellent job.
      Rob Banbury was very positive and enthusiastic about acting for us when we met him. 

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      Speedy and efficient
      We appreciate you taking such good care at this stressful - but exciting - time.

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      Honest and supportive
      Sally. I just wanted to say thanks so much for all that you have done for us from the start. Right from the outset you have been honest and supportive and I have always valued your advice.

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      Thanks again - it was massively appreciated.
       I wanted to drop you a note to thank you, and your team, for the amazing support you gave us over the past 6 months. It was a bumpy ride (especially with the chain break) however, whenever we wanted the latest update, Killens had the answer! 
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      It has been a pleasure dealing with you
      I would like to take this opportunity of thanking you, and the rest of the team at Killens, for finding a purchaser and the professional manner in which you carry out your duties.
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      It was spot on.
      They couldn't have delivered a better service...
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      They were excellent
      They were excellent and I wouldn't hesitate in using Killens again.
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      The staff are lovely, helpful, and knowledgeable
      I go to a lot of auction houses and think Mendip Auction Rooms are the best! 
    • Seller Testimonial

      What a team!
      You delivered a proactive and professional marketing service and the honest, friendly approach was so refreshing.

    Testimonials from Buyers

    • Buyer Testimonial

      Thank you!!!
      Can't thank the Wells team enough for the smooth purchase

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    We use extensive local knowledge and expertise to help you through the lettings process and to provide you with peace of mind.

    Whatever property you wish to let, we can assist whether it be a farmhouse, semi-detached house, farm or commercial premises.

    We pride ourselves on the quality of our staff and their ability to deliver high levels of personal service. The difference is that we really care and whether orgnaising the letting of a large commercial farm or a small cottage, our philosophy is to give the best advice based on knowledge and research. We can provide a bespoke service ranging from simply finding a tenant to a full management service and we can help you through the minefield of tenancy legislation.

    In openly finding a tenant, we strive to provide a professional service employing traditional values and modern methods of marketing:
    Extensive database of potential tenants
    High Street Office presence
    Regional and local advertising
    Worldwide website presence with all properties listed on rightmove and onthemarket
    Informative letting particulars
    Accompanied viewings
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    Preparation of tenancy agreements and inventories
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    10 Sadler Street, Wells, BA5 2SE

    Buying: 03339 873712  Local call rate
    Letting: 01749 598020  Local call rate
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