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.

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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Sales Director

Daniel Hobbin

Daniel Joined Ridgewater in 2018 to revamp and relaunch the Sales Department. After many years experience as an Area Manager in the Customer Service Sector Daniel was keen to take on a new challenge and saw Ridgewater as a company he wanted to be part of. In his spare time Daniel enjoys spending time with his family and horse riding.

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Keeping Ridgewater running smoothly

Jennifer Bailey

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 is a Cub Scout leader and enjoys spending time on the water and caravaning.

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Taking your calls

Helen Barter

Helen started working for Ridgewater in 2018 as a Maintenance Administrator and is now responsible for the Lettings administration. She has a background in Project and Office Management and switched careers to Residential Lettings when she moved into the Torbay area. Helen likes to spend her free time walking and cycling in the beautiful Devon countryside.

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Mollie Brabon

Mollie joined Ridgewater in 2017, whilst working for the company Mollie has completed her Level 3 in Residential & Property Management. Mollie's role consists of bringing tenancies to an end such as completing checkout reports, handling deposit disputes and serving notices in order to get vacant possession. Outside of work Mollie enjoys spending time with her family and going on holiday.

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Branch Manager

Leah Bellworthy

Leah has been working in the property industry for six years, initially working for a Newton Abbot based company, before joining Accommo-Let, Paignton in 2013 (which was then taken over by Ridgewater at the end of 2015). She has completed her Level 2 in Residential Lettings & Property Management and will be shortly beginning her Level 3 award. Outside of work, Leah enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading and travelling abroad.

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Helping find people their perfect home

Keith Bowden

In July 2019 Keith joined the Ridgewater team with over a decade of experience in the property industry covering all aspects of estate agency. His friendly, professional approach sees Keith cover the property viewings. Outside of work Keith spends time with his family and having previously qualified as a motor mechanic, Keith enjoys tinkering with motor cars and motor boats.

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Helping landlords and tenants with their maintenance issues

Bex Watkins

Bex joined the Ridgewater Team in January 2018. She is our Maintenance Coordinator and handles all of our Maintenance issues that are reported through our Fixflo system. Bex is an enthusiastic and compassionate member of the team. She cares about our customers and strives to resolve issues as quickly as possible. Bex is a Mum, wife and dog owner who enjoys spending time with her loved ones, being outdoors, dining out, going on holiday and having movie nights snuggled up with comfy slippers and popcorn.

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Ensuring Landlords investments remain beautiful

Ali McEvoy

Ali has worked for Ridgewater since 2017 and carries out all the property inspections and inventories. Before starting at Ridgewater Ali had taken a career break to bring up her two children. As well as being a busy mum she plays netball for a local club and enjoys days out with the family.

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Ensuring your sales goes smoothly

Julie Maher

Julie has worked for Ridgewater since 2018 helping Daniel to run the Sales department. After relocating from New Zealand Julie was looking for a new challenge and Ridgewater was a perfect fit. Julie loves to travel and catch up with friends from around the world.

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Ensuring your sales goes smoothly

Jan Powell

Jan works alongside Daniel helping to run the Sales department. After relocating from Hastings Jan was looking for a new challenge and Ridgewater was a perfect fit. Jan loves to travel and catch up with friends and family.

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IT Specialist

David Ball

David joined Ridgewater in June 2020, initially to redevelop the website. David has been programming and building websites for over a decade. With many years of experience in the IT industry, his role is to help Ridgewater streamline their processes and help everybody’s workflow become more efficient.

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