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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Business Development & HR

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 is a Cub Scout leader and enjoys spending time on the water 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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Lettings Administrator

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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Lettings & Inspections Coordinator

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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Maintenance Coordinator

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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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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