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Fine & Country Drayton is run and managed by local staff, with extensive experience in estate agency in the Portsmouth, Drayton and South Coast area. Local people may already know Managing Director Colin Shairp, who has been an agent in Portsmouth since 1986, yet the whole team had experience in the local market before joining the Drayton branch when it opened in 2009. Their belief that the area needed a quality brand, where both owners and purchasers could experience better customer service, su Read full description...perior marketing materials and a personalised marketing strategy has proved correct.
Fine & Country

141 Havant Road Drayton, Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO6 2AA

023 93 277277
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“An excellent, personal service....”

Dec 17,2018
Minithumbup
Oliver
By: 'Amanda'
Dec 17,2018
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Oliver was brilliant to deal with, he kept in touch weekly and guided us through the stresses of selling our house and buying our forever home. I couldn't recommend Fine and Country enough....
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Competitive fees.
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“Faultless...”

Dec 14,2018
Minithumbup
Oliver
Colin
By: 'MR R, Portsmouth'
Dec 14,2018
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Received great service from F&C right from the initial valuation with Colin through to completion of the sale. Main contact was Oliver who was constantly in touch with updates and was a incredibly calming and professional presence when some issues presented themselves at ...
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Fees were very reasonable
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“Mr. & Mrs Stubbs...”

Nov 29,2018
Minithumbup
Robert
Oliver
By: 'Mr. & Mrs. Stubbs'
Nov 29,2018
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The team at Fine & Country, Drayton were excellent. We received fantastic service throughout our selling and buying process from Colin, Rob and Oliver. They were always very polite and had extremely good communication with us at all times. We would thoroughly recommend them for ...
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“Effective communication...”

Oct 22,2018
Minithumbup
Oliver
Robert
By: 'Mr and Mrs Reynish'
Oct 22,2018
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The fine and country team are always available to discuss any matters arising. Good knowledge of all properties so whoever answers the phone can help. Feedback was given after each viewing. Good communication around the process of buying and selling. Always happy to answer questions. ...
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By: Colin Shairp
Oct 23, 2018
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Many thanks for your comments, we pride ourselves in providing a high standard of service, so it is great for the staff to be complimented. Much appreciated. ...

“Reed House...”

Oct 12,2018
Minithumbup
Colin
Oliver
By: 'Peter'
Oct 12,2018
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Despite problems at the bottom of the chain (outside the control of F&C) which caused delays, Oliver, Colin and the team at F&C persevered in challenging circumstances (including putting up with me) to successfully complete the transaction. Patience, persistence and politeness ...
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“Perfect...”

Oct 09,2018
Minithumbup
Colin
Oliver
By: 'Number 23'
Oct 09,2018
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From the moment my Mum and I first met Colin through to Completion these guys were spot on, professional, did what they said they'd do and most impressively clearly understand the market very well. Our house sold quite literally within hours of it going ...
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Very good value.
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By: Colin Shairp
Oct 09, 2018
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Many thanks for your kind comments. We have been involved in the sale of 3 homes within the impressive Crescent location over the last 12 months and are delighted that our expertise in these historic buildings helped to secure a ready willing and able,discerning buyer, who understood the construction, location and the importance of being a curator of a Grade II Listed townhouse. ...

“They found my little house on the prairie!...”

Aug 31,2018
Minithumbup
Colin
By: 'Susan Dolman'
Aug 31,2018
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I have been looking for a period house with off street parking (and a hall) in the area I already live in for two years and Fine and Country found it for me. The staff are always willing and cheerful, yet still professional and Colin ...
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“Smooth and easy...”

Aug 29,2018
Minithumbup
Colin
Oliver
By: 'Chris'
Aug 29,2018
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Bought our house through F&C at Portsmouth All our interactions , either face to face or through email, we handled to our satisfaction Colin recommended a solicitors who worked very well on our behalf...
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“First Class...”

Aug 23,2018
Minithumbup
Colin
By: 'Anthony Turner'
Aug 23,2018
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There can be no question that the service provided by Colin and his team is, as the title states 'First Class.' The renovation and subsequent sale of 'White Lodge' has been our first foray into the upper echelons of the property market. As such, when ...
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Good.
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“Efficient and remained informed...”

Jul 23,2018
Minithumbup
Oliver
By: 'Nina'
Jul 23,2018
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It was easy to work with Fine & Country. Oliver was always courteous, informed and had maintained contact with everyone in the chain. It felt a relief to exchange on Friday as of course it would but it was made easier by Oliver and the ...
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N/A as we are the buyers
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“Professional service...”

Jul 10,2018
Minithumbup
Colin
By: 'Chris H'
Jul 10,2018
1 people found
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Our house had been on the market for some time with a number of agents. Fine and Country brought something different; professionalism. From the outset we were impressed by the staff we met at F&C. Our house was consistently marketed rather than a ...
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Comparable fees with others; incomparable service
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“Excellent...”

Apr 27,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Michelle &Trevor Deacon'
Apr 27,2018
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We have always found Hilary professional , punctual and supportive especially when dealing sometimes, with some challenging issues. Hilary always returns emails and calls and does her best to help deal with any questions quickly and thoroughly ....
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As a rental customer this does not apply to us .
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By: Oliver Pescot
May 08, 2018
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Good Morning Kerry, At present we do not have any landlords that accept dss, but if you would like to contact us on 02393 277277 and register your details we can let you know should this change. Best Wishes Oliver ...

“House Sale...”

Apr 02,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'David Yearley'
Apr 02,2018
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Our property was unusual and required specific marketing and sales expertise. The sales team at the Drayton office and in particular Hillary Landey must be congratulated for their excellent handling of this sale. The photographs taken were of a very high standard and the sales ...
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Good
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“Highly recommend...”

Apr 02,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Caroline and Terry Wilson'
Apr 02,2018
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After a difficult two years unsuccessfully trying to sell the 'family' home via other agents, the best recommendation we ever had was to change agents again and go with Fine & Country... The house was a Grade II* listed large period property in an area ...
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Good
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“Caring...”

Mar 17,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Paul and Margaret'
Mar 17,2018
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During the year we have known Hilary we have found her to be very professional.She showed empathy,kept us up to date and went out of her way to liaise with others involved with the process.This she did in a calm efficient manner....
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A necessary evil in Eng list law!!
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Mar 09,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Stephanie Joyce'
Mar 09,2018
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We were looking to move from London to Southsea and found the perfect house with Fine & Country. Special thanks to Hilary, who was fantastic, professional and patient even when we had to pull out of the move altogether. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend ...
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Feb 11,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Simon'
Feb 11,2018
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Hilary and her team all inspire confidence and trust, both in the buyer and seller. They gave me good advice and worked together brilliantly to sell my 5 apartments for the right price. They were extremely helpful all along the way, I really couldn't have ...
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Fair price. You get what you pay for
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Dec 14,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Peter'
Dec 14,2017
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Hilary Landey is a fantastic agent with a charming manner. Very engaging and knowledable and not pushy. Hilary is also very patient; having shown us a few properties now: which we very much appreciate....
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Oct 19,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Moya and Alan'
Oct 19,2017
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Claire is an exceptional house agent. She very quickly understood our slightly complicated accessibility needs and tastes and give us thoughtful advice on how the properties she showed us could be changed and adapted. Claire really seems to care about her clients and has a ...
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Sep 29,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Rasta M'
Sep 29,2017
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Once again as a seller Clair has been nothing but exceptional in her handling of both house sales and where necessary her colleague Hilary has always been on hand. Thank you again....
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Very good.
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Sep 26,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Natalie'
Sep 26,2017
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Claire has been amazing from start to finish. We have never felt pressured into any decisions and with that in mind we have not had Claire or anyone else from Fine & Country 'breathing down our necks' and consequently felt confident in making a final ...
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Sep 20,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'TW'
Sep 20,2017
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After a very long rollercoaster ride, also known as the purchase of my Mum's bungalow, we finally completed the transaction last Friday and Mum couldn't be happier now she is settled in. The transaction was far from stress-free but I really appreciate the patience from ...
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Sep 05,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'HMS'
Sep 05,2017
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Ours was a Georgian property with issues inherent with the age. Fine & Country were very efficient and professional to deal with throughout the process, Claire being the person that we communicated with most. She kept the process together for us, and always willing to ...
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Aug 05,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Andrew Whitehorn'
Aug 05,2017
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Claire has managed and supported us throughout the last 10 months we have been in our rental property with Fine & Country.. Our property being an older rental has had some issues throughout the rental period, however without fail after one call to Claire, the issue ...
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Good
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Aug 01,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'AMH'
Aug 01,2017
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Thank you so much Claire for all of your hard work and determination to see us through to exchange (finally!) It certainly wasn't easy with the chain we were up against, but we couldn't have done it without you! We wouldn't hesitate to recommend you ...
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Jul 27,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'RGP'
Jul 27,2017
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Having exchanged contracts on my house purchase yesterday, I feel obliged to write a review of my experience with Fine & Country Portsmouth. I rarely write reviews but in this instance feel that the first class service I have received from Claire Ray is worthy ...
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N/A
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Jul 02,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'mcinnes'
Jul 02,2017
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Having had a great deal of (mainly negative) experience with estate agents I approached my recent purchase with caution. I cannot recommend highly enough the professional, efficient, personable approach I received from everyone at the Drayton office in particular Claire and Hilary. I am undoubtedly ...
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Worth every penny
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Jun 15,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Top notch representative of F&C'
Jun 15,2017
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Since our initial interest in our dream flat, Hilary has been with us all the way in what has been a difficult transaction with the seller/developer. We have had some bad days but Hilary kept us strong with her can do and positive attitude. ...
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No comments
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Jun 01,2017
Minithumbup
Colin
By: 'Sue L'
Jun 01,2017
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From the moment I met with Colin and Hilary of Fine & Country, I knew that this agent was smart, confident, efficient, had the right connections and the tenacity to obtain the best possible price for my property. They marketed my property in the right ...
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I have no problem with paying for a professional service.
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Apr 25,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'David & Pauline'
Apr 25,2017
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Once aware of our interest in the property Fine & Country were most helpful. We quickly received the details by email and post and were equally quickly given an appointment to view. There was some discussion over the offer made and, with Hilary's help, I ...
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Not applicable - purchaser
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Areas covered
  • P01
  • PO11
  • P02
  • PO14
  • P03
  • PO18
  • P04
  • PO13
  • P05
  • PO12
  • P06
  • PO16
  • P07
  • PO15
  • P08
  • PO17
  • PO10
  • P09
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Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
Valuation and Fee Performance
98% customers were satisfied with fees 81% accuracy of agent's valuations
Price range of properties reviewed
Sales
  • Min: £232,000
  • Max: £1,050,000

Letting
  • Min: £0
  • Max: £0

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