Satchells is a family run estate agents, offering knowledge and expertise for more than 90 years in property for sale and let across the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire area.

As a traditional family firm, with third generation directors, we are independent and believe in traditional family values.

We have a team of dedicated, trained and knowledgeable staff, who take pride in delivering a high level personal service, building a strong relationship with clients to help achieve results.

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We will support and advise you from the first point of contact, through to completion. Our advertising is targeted to maximise results, using a multitude of media and advertising methods, whether that be local or north London papers, glossy magazines, Internet, or using our new WebTV.

Satchells looks after its customers, and our business has grown thanks to glowing recommendations and repeat business. Unlike many other local estate agents, we offer the complete range of commercial and residential services, which include:

As a sign of our commitment to a professional service, we are members of the following professional organisations:

Our Branch Offices

We have a network of 6 offices across the region, working together to maximise exposure and opportunities for you. We want to find the best possible buyer or tenant as quickly as possible and at the best price, subject to the criteria you define.

All our offices are equipped with the latest computer network software. This means all branches can be immediately updated and can start selling or letting your property once we are instructed.

Strong Reputation

Our business has grown through repeat business, a reputation for good advice, and because we achieve results. We will not put that at risk by making false promises. Since 1922 we have been providing a comprehensive range of property services across the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire area. We have in-house experts on just about everything, from residential sales and lettings through to commercial and professional services. We can help, and if we can’t, we know and work closely with organisations and friendly firms who can, whatever your property requirements.

Residential Sales

Whether you are selling a 1 bedroom apartment, park home, family home or a much larger country house, we can tailor make our services to suite you requirements to maximise your exposure and chances of selling at a good price. Our initial market appraisals for selling are free and once on the market your property will be available throughout our network of offices and globally via the internet.

Residential Lettings

We act for both private and institutional landlords, offering a wide range of properties from studio flats to large detached houses. To provide effective coverage all our prominently located offices offer a full list of available properties, together with initial appraisal and marketing advice.

We tailor our service to each client from tenant finding only, through to full property management. This ensures you get the service, advice and guidance you require.

Commercial Property

Our commercial property department can advise on all aspects of the commercial property market and act on your behalf in selling or letting commercial property. Professional Services & Business sales Our professional services and business sales department deal with lease renewals, rent reviews, and Leasehold Reform Act matters and more complex appraisals. Along with the sale of business as going concerns.


Our land department will act in the sale and appraisal of land both agricultural and building land.

Development Land & Sites

We can work with you to put workable schemes together to enhance the value of potential development opportunities offer advice and introductions to architects and planning consultants and then, either help sell on or sell the built properties, acting on behalf of larger and small developers by either staffing new homes sites or from our network offices.

Financial Services

Over the years, we have built up a strong working relationship with Independent Mortgage advisors on a referral basis who play an important role in many sales by making sure people get the best mortgage advice, who also offer advice on investments, pensions and life insurance.

Third Party Services

Much of what we do is done in house by our staff, inevitably however we can’t always do everything and at times we use the skills of specialist third party companies whom we have built up good working relationships over the years and with whom we work closely or whom we believe are able to deliver what we can’t, these may include solicitors, financial advisors, damp and timber experts, thatcher’s, builders, planning consultants, architects and removal firms, to name a few. In some instances where an introduction to them is made we may receive a referral commission if they are instructed to act.


Satchells is the trading name of Satchells Estate Agents limited Registered in England and Wales 9185978 Head Office: 49 High Street, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire. SG18 0JH Registered office: Unit 1b, Focus 4, Fourth Avenue, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire. SG6 2TU.

Please note all correspondence should be addressed to our head office and marked for the attention of our administration team.
Directors: John Hilditch, Heather Hilditch, Alan Hilditch, Derek Hilditch.

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About Satchells

Established in 1922, we have been trading for more than 90 years and pride ourselves in offering friendly advice and delivering a high level of customer service.

As an established estate agent, we have developed our marketing and advertising techniques to ensure maximum exposure of your property and thereby secure a buyer or tenant.

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