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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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 worked in the public sector all her life in customer facing roles within many different services. Sue says "working for a family run business is very different from a corporate company, it's not all about targets and figures anymore, it's about treating people how you would like to be treated yourself". "We like to go that extra mile for people as we know how stressful renting, buying or selling can be"

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