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About us

Your trusted agent for over 200 years.

Palmer Snell was established in 1811 and is now one of the largest estate and letting agencies in the South West of England, with offices covering Devon, Dorset and Somerset.

We offer a comprehensive and friendly service to our clients that combines traditional virtues of high quality service with the use of modern technology so that we can meet your property needs whatever your circumstances. All of Palmer Snell’s branches are linked with all properties available from every office; in addition we promote your property across not only our own website but also other major websites to give properties the widest exposure.

Whether you are buying, selling, renting or letting property in the South West of England, our 200 years’ experience means that we can help customers whatever their circumstances. We’ve been around long enough to know that everyone’s needs are different so with our personal service, we’ll aim to provide you with the specific assistance you need.

Part of the Countrywide Group

Palmer Snell is part of the Countrywide Group, the UK’s largest estate agency network. This gives you peace of mind that your property is in the safe hands of our local experts, supported by a central team of specialists all working on your behalf.

By listing your property for sale or rent with us, your property will benefit from immediate coverage through all major property websites, as well as our own, including propertywide.co.uk, zoopla.co.uk, rightmove.co.uk and primelocation.com, to name a few. 

There are hundreds of reasons to choose Countrywide's award-winning service. Voted for by both industry peers and customers, Countrywide has won over 200 awards; the most recent being Double Gold from the prestigious ESTAS Awards 2020 for Best Large National Estate Agency Group and Best National Lettings Agency. To see how successful we are in selling and letting property, visit our Countrywide awards page.

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Interested in a career in sales or lettings?

For information about careers and current vacancies with Palmer Snell, or across the Countrywide Group, please visit our careers website.