Ridgewater are your local, independent expert Estate Agent and Letting Agent in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham areas, we have been established since 2008 and have built up a reputation among our customers for delivering unrivalled customer service and fast results.

At Ridgewater we pride ourselves on offering a professional service designed to ensure we match people to their ideal home, as well as managing rental properties effectively and efficiently.

"Proud to be a dedicated team, guiding and supporting our customers through their property journey."

Unrivaled Customer Service and Fast Results

Experienced Team

Unlike many agents we are happy to conduct viewings and appointments outside of normal working hours, This provides our customers with a flexible service to fit in with their busy lives.



Neil Tozer

Neil started Ridgewater Lettings in 2008 after a career in the House Building industry with Barratt Homes and, prior to that, in the Leisure industry. He is passionate about the business he created and believes in offering great service to Landlords and Tenants alike. Neil enjoys spending time with his family, enjoying all that Torbay has to offer. Neil is also a local Sea Scout Leader and loves spending time on the water.

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Jennifer Tozer

Jennifer joined Ridgewater as our Training and Systems Guru after working for a charity as their Training and Development Officer. Jennifer is qualified trainer and has many years experience in developing and implementing systems. Outside of work Jennifer practises Tae Kwon Do, enjoys spending time on the water, kayaking, and caravaning.

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Sales Negotiator

Mike Lawton

Mike Lawton joined Ridgewater after merging with Torquay Real Estate in 2021. Mike Lawton has over 30 years experience in residential sales and prides himself on providing a first-rate service to all his clients.

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Senior Property Manager

Leasa Nolan

Leasa has worked in the property industry for around ten years and has experience in sales, block management and lettings. She is currently our Senior Property Manager in the lettings department and can advise landlords on preparing a property for the rental market including compliance and current legislation. In Leasa's spare time she likes to enjoy spending time with her family and in her garden and has a new hobby learning how to make red wine

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Property Manager

Hazel Eastman

Hazel joined Ridgewater in 2023 after having worked in lettings locally for 4 years. She enjoys walking her dogs with her family and loves attempting to paddleboard, although unsuccessfully so far.

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Rents & Lettings Administrator

Linda Houghton-Baugh

Coming from a strong accounting background Linda has been involved in property management for many years. Outside of work Linda walks her dog in our beautiful countryside

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Lettings Support

Sue Francis

Sue has always worked with people, mainly in a support role. She is a bit quirky and likes alternative therapies

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Sales Co-Ordinator

Laura Davies

Laura joined in 2021 when Torquay Real Estate merged with Ridgewater. She has been in the estate agency business for many years ensuring all clients are looked after and kept informed during the sales process. When Laura isn't working, she joint manages an under-15 girls rugby team at Paignton Rugby Football Club.

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