Formally a partner of Messrs A. Wycherley, Charles established Charles Wycherley Independent Estate Agents in 2017, and his business has flourished ever since. Charles has unsurpassed knowledge of Lewes property, with over 30 years experience in valuing, selling and surveying, not only in Lewes but in the local villages and hamlets, all within a ten mile radius of the town. Charles can only be described as an expert in his field, with the upmost dedication to selling houses in the local area, an area that he has known and loved since his childhood.
Charles was within a fifth generation of estate agents in the Wycherley firm, founded in 1853 in Keere Street, with previous generations dealing with Leonard and Virginia Woolf when they purchased The Round House, Pipe Passage and most famously Monks House in Rodmell. Three generations alone are mentioned in the popular historical book Mrs Dudeney’s Diary.
Charles Wycherley Estate Agents incorporates the skill, experience and knowledge of 30 years property work in Lewes, with Charles Wycherley being a qualified Chartered Surveyor. This expertise is combined with a clear cut, user friendly website, particulars complete with floorplans, advertising campaigns and property portals including Rightmove and On The Market, to nurture strong links with London, Brighton and Hove and throughout the country. All of these factors enable the business to thrive at selling property in this highly sought after town and area.
Charles Wycherley has a BSc in Estate Management from South Bank University, working for St. John Smith, Chartered Surveyors, Uckfield in his ‘sandwich’ year, including auction work. Charles then worked at Lewis & Tucker in the West End, where he was responsible for a full range of property management, before taking on the role of 2nd Surveyor for Barnard Marcus, carrying out full surveys, rent reviews and mortgage valuations in South and West London. Charles returned to the family firm in 1986, qualifying as an Incorporated Valuer in 1985 and then as a Chartered Surveyor in 1990. Charles was Junior Chairman of the RICS Sussex Branch and has won two national auction competitions.
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors have now established the qualification of RICS Registered Valuer. Charles Wycherley holds the qualification of RICS Registered Valuer which, where necessary, can be used at the same time as a Red Book Valuation and Homebuyers Report or when becoming the agent for the sale of a property. Valuations underpin nearly all financial decisions, from home mortgage, to major investment and corporate finance. We provide probate valuations instructed by banks, solicitors, executors and beneficiaries, and Charles Wycherley gives added experience and credence to valuations, in addition to his other services such as Homebuyers Reports and Red Book Valuations.