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In very safe hands


By Karen, 04 April 2017

Testimonial for Jemma Simkins and Ian Scullion

Hi Jemma,

Hope that you are well. Once again, our apologies for not being able to meet with you personally whilst we were on our visit. We would like you to know that we felt in very safe hands with Ian Scullion unlike the other agents we met he was not pushy in any way, he gave us the time we needed to consider our options and was knowledgeable and courteous throughout.


Professional and caring sold our house quickly


By Peter and Pamela, 20 March 2017

Testimonial for Caroline Oliver

Beaux Villages is professional but caring and helped us through all the stages of selling our house. Advertising and photos were excellent and our house sold quickly.

Peter and Pamela

Fast, efficient and hard working


By Debby Tutton, 27 February 2017

Testimonial for Edite Hill

Hello Edite,

I just wanted to put into writing how much I appreciate all the work you are doing with regard to the sale of our home and business.

You have been fast and efficient, hopefully all your hard work will pay off soon,

Kindest regards


An easy and stress free process


By sandra beaumont, 18 January 2017

Testimonial for Norbert Juin

Hi Norbert

Happy New Year! I had hoped to email you before Christmas but never quite got round to it!

I just wanted to contact you to thank you for all your help and support over the last few months while we have been going through the purchase of the property in Le Vert. We couldn't have done it without you and you made the whole process very easy and stress free!!

We are coming over in February to look at what needs to be done and try and organise the pool installation. It would be great to catch up with you sometime so please let us know if you are in the area and you can pop in for a coffee or glass of wine! We are there from the 11th-17th Feb.

Thanks again

Regards Sandra & Andy

No hesitation in recommending you


By peter and maria, 18 January 2017

Testimonial for Gill Puttock

May we take this opportunity to thank you all for your help, local knowledge & patience in assisting us with our house search. We would have no hesitation in recommending you & the company in the future & wish you all the best in your work.

Peter and Maria

A special mention for a great negotiator


By John and Anne Haigh, 02 January 2017

Testimonial for Shannon Daly.

We want to make special mention of your negotiator at Verteillac, Shannon Daly. After over 2 years of little progress Shannon saw our house near Riberac "Larmalie" and realised it was a beauty, so decided to push it for us. She achieved a sale within a few months of this (fast by French standards)! As in so many affairs, great salesmanship wins the day. Well done Shannon - any clients winning her interest should count their blessings.

John and Anne

Professional and intuitive lead to a sale


By Rob and Linda Burke, 15 December 2016

Testimonial for Caroline Oliver

Dear Caroline

Now that our lovely property near Cales has been settled, we just wanted to say how much we appreciated your professional and yet very personal handling of the sale. We were so surprised when we received an offer in such a short time and from such a delightful family, obviously in love with the house and garden, so your intuition about the “fit” was just right. Thank you. In addition to that, we have very much enjoyed your friendship and assistance over the last 4 years and for helping us to find our property in the first place. Your advice re insurance, banking, legal, phone and facilities connections were all so very helpful, not to mention your recommendations for help around the house, especially garden maintenance. It was also good to catch up for a cuppa in the garden from time to time. Please also pass on our sincere thanks to Sarah, a delightful person to deal with and extremely efficient and knowledgeable. We will be back in the Dordogne next summer and look forward to seeing you again and having a glass of champers together. Very best wishes and have a lovely Christmas.

Rob and Lynda

Impressed by personal, professional partnership


By Paul, 15 December 2016

Testimonial for Caroline Oliver & Sarah Dyer-B

We have been extremely impressed with both the professionalism and the personal service we have received from Beaux Villages. From our initial enquiry to the 3 trips we made to view the properties nothing was too much trouble.

We were not pressured or hounded, we felt that Beaux Villages worked with us in a partnership to help us reach our decision. Not only was their assistance in the sales process and connecting us with other professionals invaluable but also their knowledge of the everything else we needed help with to establishing ourselves in the Dordogne.

I can’t believe how smooth the process was from start to finish. I cannot recommend Caroline and Sarah highly enough.


Worked tirelessly providing an exceptional service


By Mrs and Mr B, 30 November 2016

Testimonial for Gill and Mike Puttock

Gill and Mike Puttock have given us both an exceptional and professional service. They have worked tirelessly and really targeted the properties very well for us.

All the Beaux Villages agents we have met have been extremely professional yet manage to create a personal relationship at the same time.

Mrs and Mr B

Prompt, personal and well informed


By Martine, 28 November 2016

Testimonial for Lee Redican and Emma Waddington

Compared to previous experiences in Belgium and Spain...Congratulations!

If you didn't work with Lee Redican and his wife Emma Waddington, you really should. They are real people taking care in a very personal way of their potential customers. They work independent I believe. But I am convinced they work in the interest of the customer, trying to be fair for both parties. They don't push and take their time. Perfect.

Prompt, personal and well informed people.

Kind regards,


Thrilled with our purchase - celebrate with us!


By Pippa and Marcus, 21 November 2016

Testimonial for Laura Croxford and Elena Huckin

Dear Laura and Elena

Just wanted to send you our thanks for making the purchase of La Lande happen. We’re thrilled with the house, and very much looking forward to moving in next weekend and beginning our new life in France. Once we’re settled and have found the wine glasses, we’ll be in touch and perhaps you’d like to come over and celebrate with us over a glass or two!

Best wishes

Pippa and Marcus

Reputation lead us to fabulous and honest agent


By Mr and Mrs V, 16 November 2016

Testimonial for Geof Cryer

Geof is fabulous because he isn't pushy and gives advice and opinion when asked. When we started looking we asked around the area for a company and someone who was honest and Geof's name and Beaux Villages came up every single time.

Without a doubt, the best realtor in France


By Jane C., 16 November 2016

Testimonial for Edite Hill

I had a very enjoyable trip. And I appreciate your putting me in touch with Edite Hill again. She is without doubt the best realtor with whom I've worked in France - she listens very well, and is resourceful and very, very efficient. On top of which it's a real pleasure to spend time with her as she's very considerate and is a lot of fun.

Testimonial for Judith Whitlow


By Jean, 24 October 2016

I go back to the UK today but wanted to thank you for your time, honesty and kindness in helping us, it was most appreciated and lovely to quickly feel I was dealing with some-one I could trust. I am sure other questions will emerge but I remain hopelessly in love with the house!

Testimonial for Judith Whitlow


By Jo and Mario, 24 October 2016

You will be glad to know that everything at the house is coming along as well as can be expected .... and we are beginning to get to grips with the many sophisticated systems here ! We have water, electricity, hot water, drainage, heating, and working internet, phone and telly ... could not really ask for more after just one week ! More importantly ..... the dogs seem to be settling in well. I wanted to thank you for all the help you have given Mario and I, which in no small way accounts for why things have gone so smoothly for us. Beaux Villages is an excellent estate agency - but you go far beyond what might be expected in terms of helping and guiding people ..... not only through the process of a purchase, but also towards making a happy life here. We would also like to thank you personally, as we would certainly not have come across this house by doing our own searches. You have that very rare quality of actually listening to people and searching through your mental rolodex to see if there are any properties on your books that might fit with their needs and wants. These comments are genuinely heartfelt, and we would be happy for them to be published on your website.

Best Wishes from Jo & Mario



By Joy, 12 August 2016

Hello Mike, I have to say of all the estate agents over the past couple of years who I, over and over again, told my requirements you are the only one who listened!!



By Mr B, 03 August 2016

We were very impressed with the properties Heather (via Carol) showed us in the area of Thiviers. Both agents have been extremely professional, friendly and informative and are both a credit to your company.



By Lynne and John, 02 August 2016

Hi Jacqui, We are pretty well settled; all our belongings are here and most stuff is unpacked; we've gone at it like 3 maniacs (John's son is here to help). Today we have to admit to feeling shattered. Christophe has been delightful and helpful throughout. He came yesterday and took us round to introduce us to three sets of neighbours who are also lovely. So all is well - very well, in fact - and we owe you a great big thank you for being so clever and finding this place. I'm sitting by the window watching the river - what's not to like??

Testimonial for Mike Sweetman


By Toby, 25 May 2016

Hi Mike, just a quick email to thank you and your team for making our visit last week such an enjoyable experience. Mary & I are so excited about our purchase and I have forward bought my currency through Smart Exchange (really helpful). Your name is used and was used quite a few times when we took the long way round on our travels. A detour will be known as a "Sweetman" from now on. All the best to you all. Regards Toby

Testimonial for Alex Overton-Hunt...


By Jim and Sian, 25 May 2016

...Andy Spiers, Tracy Faulkner and Mike Sweetman:

We returned last night from our house hunting sojourn in France and feel impelled to let you know of the lasting and positive impression made by the members of the Beaux Villages Group we met during our visit. They were, in chronological order: Andy Spiers and Mike Sweetman at the Jonzac office, and Alex Overton-Hunt at Verteillac. It is Alex to whom we owe a real debt of gratitude as he gave up a great deal of his time for us; he was personally charming, professionally experienced and knowledgeable. Thanks to him we learned a great deal about what it is to live in France which, to us, is every bit as important as buying a property there. Never once did we feel pressurised; there was no “hard sell” but what we did feel was a great respect for this consummate professional. Even those people whom we contacted but, for a variety of reasons, did not meet were charming and unfailingly helpful such as Tracy Faulkner whose administrative skills kept us regularly informed and well organised. As an organisation you must be very proud of the impression of your company given to prospective buyers by your individual agents and administrators. May I also compliment you on the quality of your web site; not only is it attractive to look at, having large photographs of properties, but the detailed information is also invaluable to a prospective purchaser. At the moment of writing we are awaiting a response to an offer we submitted but, regardless of whether we realise our dream home as a result of this visit, we will continue to hold the Beaux Villages Group in very high regard. With our thanks and very best wishes to all involved, Jim and Sian


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