Mathew Wood

Mathew Wood

Managing Director

Mathew Wood has worked in estate agency for 25 years in and around South Somerset. Rising through the ranks of the country’s largest corporate agents and honing his craft enabled Mathew to develop the vision for Orchards Estates. As Managing Director, Mathew naturally spends time working on the business and “steering the ship”; he has an uncanny ability to pick up on the nuanced changes of Zeitgeist in the market. Mat’s skill at delivering tailored, on-the-spot training enables each member of the team to develop themselves and also his ability to digest extremely lengthy legal documents, distilling them down to crucial points benefits the team and clients alike. When Mat does get a day off, he likes to drive his VW Camper to a kite-surfing or surfing spot and play in the waves. He lives in Stoke sub Hamdon with his wife and an extremely angry rescue cat.

Elle Wood

Elle Wood

Director

Elle Wood runs the company's marketing as well as sister business, Orchards Growth. This supports both local and national clients with their social media and delivering social media and sales training. Within Orchards Estates, her work supports the sales team to ensure sellers’ homes are sold quickly and for the best price. A previous history in health-related roles, she has an easy-going manner with all and loves the match-making element of house to buyer. She lives in Stoke sub Hamdon with her husband and adores scuba diving when she gets the chance.

Ayesha Hutton

Ayesha Hutton

Property Manager

Ayesha Hutton is the Property Manager at Orchards Estates, working with tenants, landlords and contractors to ensure an efficient lettings service is provided. Landlords’ properties are inspected regularly and thoroughly and any issues dealt with swiftly and at good value, thanks to her strong relationships with local contractors. Ayesha’s regular contact with tenants means that many properties have suitable tenants found before they ever make it online, reducing possible costs for the owners. Ayesha lives in East Stoke with her partner and sons, as well as a rescue bunny rabbit who has a penchant for wallpaper stripping.

Charlotte Turner

Charlotte Turner

Sales Negotiator

Charlotte has worked in sales her entire career, but always had a longing to be part of an estate agency due to her passion for property. Charlotte keeps in touch with all of our early birds to make sure that nobody misses out on new properties joining our listings, and maintains positive relationships with current and previous clients. She thoroughly enjoys taking clients to view potential new homes and loves their reaction when they find 'the one'.
Shopping, going to the gym and sunning herself on warm shores are some of her favorite past times, and when she isn't doing this, she can be found in her local pub catching up with friends. 

Jo Edon

Jo Edon

Administrator

Jo Edon is Orchards Estates’ Administrator and helps keep the paperwork and Sales Team in-line! Jo is efficient and great at helping sellers through the process of selling, from creating their listings to confirming completion. Her Italian heritage means she is an excellent cook and throws a fabulous party. She lives in Yeovil with her husband and two boys and a cuddly ginger tom cat. 

Adam Tanner

Adam Tanner

Home Marketing Specialist

Adam has spent the majority of his career in estate agency, having been trained by one of the large corporates some 15 years ago and subsequently spending time in the independent sector. He understands the needs of both first time sellers and more experienced homeowners. Being a landlord himself, he's also excellent at supporting landlords with their investments. His calm and friendly approach to ensures you're in safe hands.

Adam lives in Stoke sub Hamdon and in his spare time, when not attending to the needs of his two young sons, he enjoys a keen interest in all sports and has as many games of golf and cricket that time will allow.

Alex Beaufoy

Alex Beaufoy

Home Move Manager

As Home Move Manager, Alexandra puts all her skills to good use to help support people through the difficult third stage of the house moving process - the conveyacing. Acting as a go-between for buyers, sellers and recommended solicitors, she is able to act as a conduit for all parties and keep communication channels open and flowing.

Nicki Turner

Nicki Turner

Rental Property Support

Nicki is our hard-working rental property support here at Orchards Estates. She ensures all landlords' properties are safe by keeping up to date with the (regularly changing) legalities of the rental sector. She helps tenants find their next home and loves suiting people to property. Liaising with our trusted traders, Nicki knows all the best people to keep properties in fanastic condition and deal with any issues as quickly as possible. 

Tianna Amor

Tianna Amor

Apprentice Sales Negotiator

Tianna is embarking on her first role from college. Trained as a beautician, she has excellent people skills and just loves to help others. She's excited to launch into the property world and find out everything there is to know about one of the biggest parts of people's lives - their homes. A Somerset girl, she's got a strong local knowledge having lived in several different South Somerset towns and villages. She will be an excellent asset to the team.