Up close and personal...in Abergavenny & Crickhowell

We’re starting 2018 with the team that covers the beautiful town of Crickhowell nestled in the Usk Valley, to the much-loved market town of Abergavenny.  Both on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, they enjoy picturesque landscapes, gastro delights and warm and welcoming communities.

 

Name:   Ben Bontes-Cutter

Occupation: Branch Manager

Specialist Subject: Property in Abergavenny & Crickhowell

What do you love most about Abergavenny & Crickhowell?  The incredible scenery and countryside on the doorstep, and the vibrant nature of the town with the food festival and vast array of amenities. The individual shops are second to none and provide visitors to the town with a unique shopping experience.

What got you into property? Once I finished my Bachelor of Arts degree at Caerleon, I realised I had a strong interest in architecture and property, so decided to forge myself a career in estate agency. I started working in Reading over 20 years ago, immediately after I left university. I loved the fact that every property was individual, and every owner had a different story to tell.

What is the advantage of using Bidmead Cook?  We can take care of clients at every stage of the house buying or letting journey. We are, in essence, a one stop property shop. In Abergavenny and Crickhowell, we have close to 90 years of combined experience within the industry, as well as unrivalled local knowledge.

What’s your favourite property TV programme?  Million Dollar Listing NYC.

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Canary Islands.

What snacks do you keep in your desk drawer?  I tend not to eat during the day, a large breakfast sets me up for the day ahead. Although a gingerbread man never gets turned down!

What is your second love, next to property of course?  Everton FC!

 

Name: Kate Carr

Occupation: Sales Negotiator / Cashier

Specialist Subject: Property in Abergavenny & Crickhowell

What do you love most about Abergavenny & Crickhowell? The fact that we have countryside on our doorstep, and beautiful views around the surrounding valleys.

What got you into property? If I’m honest, it wasn’t something I planned, but I decided after school that university wasn’t for me at that point in my life, and I wanted a gap year working. That turned into a ten year break as I enjoyed it so much, and I’ve now moved to a busier office in my home town.

What is the advantage of using Bidmead Cook? Having local, knowledgeable and friendly staff with many years of experience.

What’s your favourite property TV programme? A Place in the Sun.

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? I love Wales, but maybe nearer the coast, the Mumbles or Tenby  – otherwise I would love to live in New Zealand.

What snacks do you keep in your desk drawer? A cereal bar or fruit (as the chocolate isn’t normally in the drawer long enough in this office!)

What is your second love, next to property of course?  My Husband Adam and my fur baby Millie, the ginger Labrador

 

Name:   Kathy Jury

Occupation:   Sales Negotiator

Specialist Subject: Property in Abergavenny & Crickhowell

What do you love most about Abergavenny & Crickhowell? The local tradespeople will help you as much as they can; nothing is too much trouble for them, as it is a small friendly community. Also the scenery and mountains.

What got you into property? My daughter was a sales negotiator and she enjoyed it very much.

What is the advantage of using Bidmead Cook?   We look after our customers and make the move as easy as we can, and go that extra mile if needed.

What’s your favourite property TV programme?  Grand Designs.

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? I would stay where I am now, I’ve never wanted to move outside the area.

What snacks do you keep in your desk drawer? Fruit.

What is your second love, next to property of course? Family.

 

Name: Liz Saunders

Occupation:  Sales Negotiator/Cashier

Specialist Subject: Property in Abergavenny & Crickhowell

What do you love most about Abergavenny & Crickhowell? Having the countryside on the doorstep, with its breath-taking views and lovely country walks.

What got you into property? After the birth of my first child I wanted a career change and loved the thought of helping people find their dream home.  I was lucky that Bidmead Cook offered me the opportunity, and I’m still working for them 5years on.

What is the advantage of using Bidmead Cook? Best estate agent in town with the best staff and great customer service.  

What’s your favourite property TV programme? Escape to the Country.

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?  I already live in the best place - WALES!!!

What snacks do you keep in your desk drawer? Chocolate and crisps.

What is your second love, next to property of course?  Family.