The team at Knight Frank Stow on the Wold
Rupert moved to the North Cotswolds aged 4 and now lives near Broadway with his wife and two children. He began his career with Knight Frank Worcester in 2004 before transferring to the Stratford-upon-Avon Office in 2006. Rupert was promoted to Partner in 2009 and Office Head in 2016 before moving in November 2013 to set up the new Stow-on-the-Wold branch where he continues the same role. Rupert deals in all areas of the market and focuses on cottages, village houses, manor houses, farms and estates and works closely with Knight Frank’s London Country House team. Having previously been a National Hunt Jockey, Rupert has a particularly affinity for equestrian properties and is still very much involved with both local Point-to-Points and National Hunt Racing.
Leigh began life in Canada before moving to the Cotswolds aged eight and now lives with his young family in Naunton, a picturesque village five miles west of Stow-on-the-Wold. Following his degree and a year travelling the world Leigh arrived back in the North Cotswolds in 2005 where he began his career in estate agency. Leigh joined Knight Frank in 2013, having worked locally in agency since 2005 Leigh has exceptional knowledge of the local area and his honest and reliable approach instils confidence in his clients. Leigh specialises in country properties in the area but when he is not advising on property, Leigh can usually be found at Stow-on-the-Wold RFC where he is now Chairman and still enjoys playing competitive rugby.
Becky relocated to Gloucestershire in 2015 with her husband and young family from South West London. Becky worked as a Sales Negotiator in the London Property Market for 7 years covering the Richmond and Surrey Prime Markets, following a 10 year career in Recruitment Sales. Becky graduated from St Marys University, Surrey in 1999 with a BA (Hons) Degree in English. She joined Knight Frank in 2016, based at the Stow-on-the-Wold office where she provides sales support to the team and is responsible for applicant care and retention. Becky has a keen interest in interior design and outside of the office has run several adult education courses in Furniture Restoration.
The Buying Solution
Jonathan has specialised in the country house market since 1993 and moved from selling to buying in 2000. Since then he has focused on acting for buyers in Oxfordshire, the Cotswolds and surrounding counties. Joining The Buying Solution in 2011, Jonathan is regarded as one of the most respected and experienced operators in his market. He has acted for buyers and sellers on a significant number of the most prestigious country house, estate and farm sales over the last 20 years, a large proportion of which were off market. He is also now head of the TBS Country Team.
Knight Frank Finance
The team in Stow-on-the-Wold are closely supported by Darielle Woffindin and Lewis Jones who advise clients on mortgages and alternative property financing structures. Darielle started her career with a major national mortgage brokerage where she developed a number of key relationships in the industry. She prides herself in going the extra mile for her clients by making herself available at all times to ensure the highest level of service and commitment prossible. Lewis has a wealth of experience aiding clients in all aspects of property finance; whether a property purchase, remortgage or raising equity. His tenacity to achieve the best results for his clients, whilst offering peace of mind during the entire process, is second to none. Lewis has developed good relationships with both Private and High Street Banks so will be able to get you the best possible rates.