About Chaffers Estate Agents

The company was first founded in 1990 and the name was taken from an Old English word meaning to “negotiate” or “trade”. Chaffers Estate Agents now have three offices in prominent positions in Gillingham, Shaftesbury and Wincanton and we pride ourselves on being a friendly yet ambitious company. The company is now one of the leading independent estate agencies in the area with departments in residential sales, lettings, commercial and surveys.

As a company we offer a wealth of experience, we have developed an extensive knowledge of the local property market enabling us to offer a wide-ranging service that is both thorough and professional. We are committed to providing our customers (whether property sellers, buyers, developers etc.) with individual high quality advice based on the wealth of experience of our local dedicated sales team.

With all the traditional values you would expect from a well-established independent firm combined with the latest innovations and technology allowing us access to the wider national market via the internet, we offer a modern quality service to our customers.

Our offices and main contacts

The Gillingham Office: The Gillingham office is located in a prominent position in the centre of town and is easy to reach from the main car parks. Your main main contact here is Allister Brown. Allister is a Director and joined the firm in December 1990. He has formed an excellent reputation locally and has a friendly approachable manner.

The Shaftesbury Office: The Shaftesbury office is situated in the heart of this historic town with a prominent corner position. This office also operates a branch of the Bath Building Society. Your main contact here is Tom Ramsey. Tom is a Director and has been with Chaffers Estate Agents longer than anyone else helping set up the firm in May 1990. Tom has over 35 years’ experience in the local property market learning the business with the long established firm of Senior & Godwin who became part of the Prudential where corporate ideals were seen as too impersonal and a return to a more personalised client service was sought through independent agency.

Also at the Shaftesbury Office is Mike Tarr. Mike who is ARLA qualified heads up the lettings department and has been at Chaffers Estate Agents since 2007. He is both friendly and professional.

The Wincanton Office: The Wincanton office is located in a Grade II listed building on the Market Place close to the Post Office. Your main contact here is Dave Trim. Dave is a Director and a member of the RICS, heading up the survey department for Chaffers Estate Agents, he is also a qualified Energy Assessor. He is very friendly and has a young family.

Michael Trott joined Chaffers Estate Agents in 2014 and is manager of the Wincanton office. Michael has extensive local knowledge and prides himself on offering a good service.

The Sturminster Newton Office.  Chaffers Estate Agents acquired Roy Barrett Estate Agents in October 2016.  Roy Barrett have been established since 1991, and are situated at Drapers House, Market Place, Sturminster Newton, DT10 1AS.