Town & Country Southern
4.9/5, 340 reviews
100% recommended
97% sales valuation accuracy
99% sales fee satisfaction
89% lettings valuation accuracy
95% lettings fee satisfaction
Town & Country Southern are sales and lettings agents, covering Southern Hampshire and West Sussex. Our primary office is based in Drayton, Hampshire we cover the City of Portsmouth and the surrounding area. Working alongside our sister company Fine & Country, we have the facilities available to assist sellers, landlords, buyers and ... show more Town & Country Southern are sales and lettings agents, covering Southern Hampshire and West Sussex. Our primary office is based in Drayton, Hampshire we cover the City of Portsmouth and the surrounding area. Working alongside our sister company Fine & Country, we have the facilities available to assist sellers, landlords, buyers and tenants by utilising their marketing suite at the Emsworth Office, covering a wide geographical area. Whether you are a seller, purchaser, a tenant or a landlord, 'Town & Country Southern will aim make the whole experience as stress free as possible'.

Having highly qualified individuals, our staff are Associates of The Guild Of Professional Estate Agents (AGPEA), they are able to negotiate the best price on your behalf and chase the sales through to a successful conclusion. Having a comprehensive marketing and advertising strategy, with regular feedback and all viewings accompanied, as well as regular reviews, when we discuss the saleability of your property and other matters which may help to improve its saleability. Having regular mailshots to potential buyers, eye catching property particulars, coverage through media websites and free market appraisals.

Our philosophy is to achieve the best possible price for your property, whether it be for sale or letting in the time period you require.

Having our primary office in a prominent high street location, covering Southsea, Portsmouth, Cosham, Drayton, Southern Hampshire and West Sussex. As the only members of the Guild of Professional Estate Agents (GPEA) in Portsmouth, we are delighted to be able to market our portfolio of properties through the Guild's website, a high quality Regional magazine and via the Associated Park Lane, London Office. Thus providing an increased coverage and complimenting our already vast marketing strategy.

If you are looking for a professional, honest estate/letting agent, then please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy for one of our property consultants to discuss your marketing requirements.

Residential Lettings

If you are a Landlord with a property to let or you are reviewing your management options, why not talk to us, free of charge, in order to obtain and honest appraisal for the best way to utilise your investment. Our marketing strategy includes, colour sales particulars with internal images, accompanied viewings by experienced, mature reliable staff, regular local advertising, property matching with prospective tenants, distinctive and eye catching To-Let boards and regional wide marketing coverage. We subscribe to the major property websites and are members of the Ombudsman Scheme for Lettings Agents (OEA), Tenant's Deposit Release Scheme (TDS). Your property will be in good hands.

Whether you are a landlord, tenant, seller or buyer, to benefit from excellent service, please contact your local office.

Professional Staff

Our staff have an excellent local knowledge and experience, our Director, Colin Shairp, has been an Estate Agent and Letting Agent in the area since 1985 and was (2007 - 2011) the Chairman of the NAEA Solent Region, he sat on the Board at the NAEA from June 2015 May 2017, he is an Associate of the GPEA. If you would like to deal with friendly, forward thinking and reliable staff, we would be delighted to help you through all stages of the moving process. We are committed to making, what is considered to be one of the most stressful transactions, easier and less time consuming for you.
Town & Country Southern - Selling property in Hampshire & West Sussex

Performance Statistics
Services Valuation Fees Min Price of property reviewed Max Price of property reviewed
Sales 97% 99% £28,100 £600,000
Lettings 89% 95% £575 £3,950
Review statistics
From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
28 0 23 0 163 0 121 0 5 0
Areas covered
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Address

141 Havant Road
Drayton,Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO6 2AA
023 9327 7288

Opening Hours
Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
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Mar 23,2015
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To be fair everyone at the branch was very helpful and positive very polite on time with appointments followed up with emails to let us know about viewings talked us through the whole procedure and we felt comfortable leaving them with a key when away ...
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No surprise here we had been told the cost of the fees
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“Albert was very polite and professional in all our dealings ......”

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Mar 16,2015
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Mar 16,2015
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Albert was very polite and professional in all our dealings with him. He kept us completely informed all of the time. I would recommend he to any of our friends....
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“I was impressed with all aspects of Town & Country's service, ......”

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Mar 16,2015
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Mar 16,2015
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I was impressed with all aspects of Town & Country's service, from my first welcome - on a day when most other estate agents were closed - to completion, six weeks after the house went on the market. I had several options as to whether and ...
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“This was a smooth and painless process from the first ......”

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Feb 17,2015
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By: 'Jack Froggatt'
Feb 17,2015
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This was a smooth and painless process from the first contact with Colin Shairp the initial meeting with him at the property to discuss the market value and advertising the property for sale. Liaising with Hilary and Claire was easy and with their positive attitude ...
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Reasonable.
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“All the staff I was involved with at Drayton were ......”

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Feb 11,2015
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By: 'Cheryl'
Feb 11,2015
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All the staff I was involved with at Drayton were really helpful when veiwing and buying my home. Albert was so patient when my Dad wanted to go back and I wanted to measure up for curtains a third time. Staff liaised with the owners ...
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“I have been dealing with Sarah for the past 4 and ......”

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Feb 08,2015
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By: 'kelly'
Feb 08,2015
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I have been dealing with Sarah for the past 4 and half years and most recently with Hilary. I have had no bad points from being a tenant with town and country. They have always been excellent in everything....
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“Having been an Estate Agent for 28 years until recently retiring, ......”

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Feb 06,2015
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Feb 06,2015
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Having been an Estate Agent for 28 years until recently retiring, I was keen to use an agent that had the same dedication to customer service that I had always practised. In Town & Country, I found exactly that. The sale of my bungalow was handled efficiently ...
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“We both bought and sold through T and C. Mainly ......”

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Jan 13,2015
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By: 'Mary Seguss'
Jan 13,2015
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We both bought and sold through T and C. Mainly dealt with Claire and to a lesser extent Albert. They were both highly professional, friendly and we felt confident in the service. Communication was excellent throughout the process, no having to chase for an update. ...
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As we were both buying and selling. We renegotiated the fee down from1.5% to .8%. It would have been really good if this had been suggested by T and C but at least they did as requested.
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“We sold our flat through Fine and Country. Thank you ......”

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Jan 09,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Graeme'
Jan 09,2015
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We sold our flat through Fine and Country. Thank you Albert for making the process straightforward and as stress free as selling a property can ever be. We then bought a wonderful house in Old Portsmouth and thank you Hilary for helping us secure the ...
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“Claire was great from day one, she was available when ......”

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Jan 05,2015
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By: 'Steve and Natalie Walker'
Jan 05,2015
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Claire was great from day one, she was available when we wanted a viewing on the property and worked around us. Claire responded to all of our queries quickly and was down to earth and straight forward. We had quite a few problems with the ...
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Dec 20,2014
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By: 'Mrs Harrison'
Dec 20,2014
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Town & Country acted for my husband and I in the sale of our house, and we also bought our new home through them. Albert was our main contact but we also dealt with Claire. They worked incredibly well together to provide a seamless service for ...
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“From my first contact with Claire Ray, I found her ......”

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Dec 19,2014
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By: 'Mrs Lewis'
Dec 19,2014
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From my first contact with Claire Ray, I found her professionalism and standard of customer service to be excellent. From what started as a potentially delicate situation (downsizing property due to a relationship breakdown), Claire worked hard to gain my confidence and give sound and ...
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“We sold and bought a property through Fine and Country ......”

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Dec 18,2014
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By: 'Nikki & Ben'
Dec 18,2014
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We sold and bought a property through Fine and Country and were very impressed with the level of service. They kept us updated at all times and helped everything go smoothly, right up until completion chasing the solicitors so they could hand us the keys! ...
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“We recently bought a property through Town & Country southern in ......”

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Dec 08,2014
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By: 'Mr Scott'
Dec 08,2014
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We recently bought a property through Town & Country southern in Drayton, Portsmouth. Considering we only purchased through them the level of service was superb throughout. It was a difficult purchase considering the complexity of the chain but Hilary who acted on our behalf was thorough ...
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“Claire from Town and Country was outstanding from start to ......”

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Dec 05,2014
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Claire from Town and Country was outstanding from start to finish in helping me and my partner purchase our forever house - she was honest about the challenges the property presented from our first viewing and equally honest when facilitating price negotiations. The sales process ...
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Dec 05,2014
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By: 'Mr and Mrs T Brown'
Dec 05,2014
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Having received excellent service when buying our property through Town & Country Southern in 2011, we also decided to sell through them in 2014. On both occasions we dealt with Hilary, who provides a highly professional yet warm and friendly service. We ended up looking at thirty properties (...
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“From viewing the property to the final sale, I found ......”

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Nov 25,2014
Minithumbup
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By: 'Jayne Lever'
Nov 25,2014
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From viewing the property to the final sale, I found Claire to be totally professional throughout the process. She understood the problems that I would be facing as the sellers had not found a property at the time of my offer, she was on top ...
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As a buyer, there were no fees
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“I bought a house through Claire Ray of Town & Country ......”

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Nov 20,2014
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By: 'Mark Oakley'
Nov 20,2014
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I bought a house through Claire Ray of Town & Country and my experience was fantastic! Claire was in total control throughout the process from negotiations through to liaising with other agents in the chain as well as the Solicitors, and the utmost professionalism was shown ...
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“I received excellent service from the Fine and Country team ......”

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Nov 14,2014
Minithumbup
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By: 'Mrs D Brogan'
Nov 14,2014
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I received excellent service from the Fine and Country team in the recent sale of my house. Special thanks to Hilary and Claire for all their work. Their swift communication and ability to iron out any matters with ease was brilliant. Thank you....
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“Hilary was very helpful whilst attempting to purchase our property. ......”

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Nov 09,2014
Minithumbup
By: 'Stephen and Marie Potter'
Nov 09,2014
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Hilary was very helpful whilst attempting to purchase our property. When I called and she was out of the office she endeavoured to return my call either the same day or early the next. Hilary needed to assist us with issues around our purchase which ...
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Oct 07,2014
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By: 'Ian Young'
Oct 07,2014
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We are in the process of buying a property through Claire and she has been excellent in all of our dealings with her. It has been a lengthy process but she has been supportive throughout and really understood the type of property we were looking ...
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“Town and Country have been excellent from the first appointment ......”

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Sep 08,2014
Minithumbup
By: 'Lynn Bishopp'
Sep 08,2014
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Town and Country have been excellent from the first appointment right through to completion of sale. Albert came to our house to discuss the valuation and sale of the property, He took plenty of time to make sure all details were correct and that the ...
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“Colin Shairp and his team are excellent easy to deal ......”

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Sep 01,2014
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By: 'Neil Young'
Sep 01,2014
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Colin Shairp and his team are excellent easy to deal with and so professional, this the second property we have sold through them in the last 2 years and would have no hesitation in recommending their services. We would like to say a special thanks to ...
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“We brought a house through Claire and she was absolutely ......”

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Aug 27,2014
Minithumbup
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By: 'Ruth Paterson'
Aug 27,2014
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We brought a house through Claire and she was absolutely amazing. It was a very lengthy and challenging process and she kept us up to date constantly, always understanding our stress!! Claire has an excellent understanding of the market within this local area, really knows ...
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“Claire Ray was excellent throughout the whole processes of selling ......”

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Aug 26,2014
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By: 'Steve Longmore'
Aug 26,2014
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Claire Ray was excellent throughout the whole processes of selling my mother's bungalow and purchasing an apartment more suited to her age and future requirements. Moving house can be very traumatic especially for an elder person on their own, however Claire demonstrated an exceptional level ...
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“We just want to say how lucky Town & Country are ......”

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Aug 23,2014
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By: 'L.Martin & R. Parker'
Aug 23,2014
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We just want to say how lucky Town & Country are to have Claire Ray on their team. Claire is a very happy, communicative, professional person who gives above and beyond. She wasn't involved in the purchase of our new home recently, but she sold our ...
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“We used Claire at a previous agent in the Portsmouth ......”

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Aug 22,2014
Minithumbup
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By: 'Ruth Johnson'
Aug 22,2014
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We used Claire at a previous agent in the Portsmouth area. We found her frank ( but friendly) and open. It was refreshing. Although we could not secure our sale through her we would be back for any sale or purchase in the future without a ...
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“What can I say, Claire is a fantastic estate agent. ......”

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Aug 21,2014
Minithumbup
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By: 'Mark Greenway'
Aug 21,2014
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What can I say, Claire is a fantastic estate agent. We have been looking for a property for around 18 months and have spoken to a number of Estate Agencies and individual Estate Agents, and Claire is far and away top of the tree. Claire really ...
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“Claire made the whole process of buying much easier and ......”

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Aug 20,2014
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By: 'A. Tolmie'
Aug 20,2014
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Claire made the whole process of buying much easier and was even a support in helping us through the sale of our house as we were not satisfied with our own agent. This was above and beyond what she needed to do but shows her ...
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We bought at the asking price. Claire being the selling agent would have no doubt pleased her client.
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“We bought our new home through Fine and country, Hilary ......”

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Jul 29,2014
Minithumbup
By: 'Gary & Kelly'
Jul 29,2014
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We bought our new home through Fine and country, Hilary was our first point on contact. From the 1st instance we found Hilary to be pleasant, rather than the full on, in your face hard sales person that we had been experiencing with the agent ...
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