Whilst we are proud of our rural roots, dating back to 1858, we are pleased to offer a 21st century service to a wide variety of clients and have grown into one of the leading letting agents in the area.
We successfully let and manage a range of property throughout the region on behalf of private clients, local estates and landowners, investment landlords and property companies.
Letting offices are situated in Dorchester, Sherborne, Yeovil, Axminster, Beaminster, Bridport, Blandford, Poundbury and Sturminster Newton. We are regulated by RICS in respect of professional standards and the holding of client money, governed by ARLA (Association of Residential Lettings Agents) and the industry Ombudsmen, and all staff are trained to ARLA Technical Award level.
In addition to our own website, symondsandsampson.co.uk, we are pleased to be associated with The London Office and specialist property websites Rightmove and Zoopla(incorporating Primelocation) amongst others, each providing National and International marketing exposure for your property.
Our aim is to develop long-term client relationships and we always look forward to welcoming new clients.
Client Money Protection (CMP) provided by ARLA
Independent Redress provided by Ombudsman Service Property (OS:P)
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We have just started renting through Symonds & Sampson and so far the whole process has been dealt with fantastically. Rachael and her team are both personal and professional - they are highly efficient and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend them, in particular Rachael.
We have been very pleased with S&S Lettings, Lucy Nolan has taken us through each stage of the process so far. As this is the first time letting a property for us, and doing it from abroad, we have felt in safe, confident and professional hands throughout. We also hope our tenants are happy in our property and I have no doubt that S&S will look after them
My partner and I have just finished our house process with Symonds and Sampson and I’m amazed with the quality of their team, In particular Karen Mitchell and Trudi Gumbrell, They made this so much easier for us both and wouldn’t have got to where we are without them. Amazing service and would definitely recommend!!
I personally found dealing with Symonds and & Sampson Lettings very pleasant and easy. The staff were all helpful, and were focused on getting us the right property for our needs. They made the process straight forward and managed to get us moved in, in record time! Stacey, in particular, was very helpful and did not put us under any pressure at all.