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St. Marychurch Rent Agency

Matching People and Properties for Successful Lettings

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Established in 1949 this family firm has built an excellent reputation over those years.  The team currently has a wealth of experience in business and an unrivalled local knowledge.
Belonging to the Association of Residential Letting Agents we:
  • Abide by stringent professional Codes of Practice


  • Carry all insurances including Client Money Protection and Professional Liability. 


  • Belong to the Ombudsman for Letting Agents scheme and the Federation of Small Business 


  • Register deposits as a member of The Dispute Service Tenancy Deposit Scheme.  



Mission Statement
"We are selective over the quality of our properties
and the tenants we match with those properties
so as to establish sound and successful tenancies.
We manage our tenancies most effectively
as a small, accessible and friendly 'family' firm."
The Team -
Arthur Christian
MBA, Bsc(Hons), FARLA, MCMI holds the Certificate in Residential Property Management and has built up over 15 years experience with this firm after a full career in the Army.
Emily Christian
BA (Hons), MARLA,  qualified in 2012 in Residential Letting &    Property Management.  She has a wealth of experience in management roles within the retail & hospitality industries. 
Laura Charles
BA (Hons) is the third member of the family to join the firm in January 2013.  She has a degree from Kingston University and qualified in Residential Letting & Property Management in 2014.
Simon Knapman
is the newest member of the family to join us in September 2015.  As he was born and raised in Torquay he brings with him a wealth of knowledge of the local area and its history. 


David Janes

is a graduate of English and Film from the University of Winchester who joins us from another branch of the family.  He comes with a wealth of experience in customer service.   
A few of the nice things people have said to us -
"Thank you for letting my flat so quickly!"  (HH)
"Just a little thank you to all at St Marychurch Rent Agency
for making our first move
into our own home so easy & pleasant. 
We really appreciate how friendly and kind you all were.  Thanks again." (S, J & I)
"Thank you for all your help
and support over the last 8 years. X" (SC)
"A BIG THANK YOU for all your help and guidance over the last 9 years.
We couldn't have done it without you!" (SD)
"Thank you so much for looking after us
during our time with you.
Your support has been very valued" (PW)
 "Thank you for all your hard work
getting us into our new home.
We are really happy" (SS & CH)
"Thank you so much
for everything you have done
over the last two years.
I will be recommending you to anyone
who wants to listen!" (KH)
" A huge thank you to everyone at St. Marychurch Rent Agency.
We have loved being looked after by you
and we are very sorry to be leaving.
Thank you for everything" (JC) 
"We have been with you for over 15 years
in various properties and we like the comfort
of knowing we are secure with you
and can trust you to look after us" (HS)
"Thank you for all the help you
have given me over the years. 
This move has been a shock to me
but your smiles each time I have come
into the Office have helped me cope.
Thank you all again for looking after me
and finding me another lovely home.
I am on top of the World!" (MB)
 "Just a quick note to say thanks
for all the support over the last year or so. 
It is greatly appreciated believe me" (DW)
 "We love the house and wanted
to say thank you for letting us
have a first chance and for everything else" (John, Lydia, Isaac & Otis)
"May I thank all of your team for the kindness
and help given to me over the past 14 years.
I have enjoyed being with your agency
which has always mede me feel secure.
I will always be pleased
to recommend your business"  (PR)
 "May I take this opportunity to thank you and the rest of the staff for your kind help and assistance whilst managing our property and for bringing this matter to a successful conclusion" (MD)