About Us

Established over 45 years ago in Melton Mowbray by Alastair Benton, who initially set about to provide professional advice to local farmers and landowners.

Over the years Bentons has grown to be one of the largest and leading estate agency and professional practices covering the East Midlands.

As an independent and multidisciplined firm, we can provide an increasingly rare offering with our ability to advise clients on a diverse range of property related matters. Our offering includes residential sales and lettings, property management, agriculture and farms, commercial sales and lettings and RICS professional valuations. 

Bentons Property Services


Estate Agents

Bentons offer a personal approach to selling properties across the East Midlands with extensive knowledge of the Town and surrounding Counties. From your initial step on to the property ladder to exclusive homes and Country Estates we can offer the right approach to help you either find or sell your property. We believe that every property is unique, we are passionate about marketing therefore we approach each property on an individual basis offering an unrivalled tailored marketing service to achieve the best price within your desired timescales. We have also been chosen by the two biggest relocation agents which gives us access to home movers across the Country as well as the London Market through the Guild’s Park Lane, London office.


Letting Agents

When instructing Bentons to manage your rental properties, you can be rest assured that you will be dealing with a team of lettings specialists, who are highly trained in all aspects of property management. Whether you are letting a property for the first time or an experienced investor, we will tailor our service to your needs with your own dedicated property manager. We let and manage over 600 residential, commercial, and rural properties throughout the East Midlands from studio apartments to large rural estates. Our professional accreditation by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) provides you with peace of mind that you always get the best professional advice.


Agricultural Specialists

Our Agriculture team provide all year-round support to farmers and land owners. With extensive knowledge and expertise across the agricultural sector, we understand the unique challenges and opportunities that farmers and land owners are faced with. We assist the local and wider farming community on a diverse range of Agricultural matters from stock taking, agency, asset valuation and disposal, grants and subsidies, farm management, strategic farm and estate planning to name a few. We pride ourselves on our established and long-standing relationships with landowners. In addition to our main office, we have a busy office at the Melton Mowbray Market where we welcome clients, new and old and provide support and advice on current issues arising in the farming sector.


Development Land & New Homes

We understand that any transaction is shaped by its potential. Personal advice and expert knowledge are crucial to establish the best achievable permissions to maximise the sale value of your asset. We have an experienced team of valuers and chartered surveyors who also work alongside local leading professional advisors to include planners, architects, and specialist consultants. Bentons are proud to be at the forefront of a number of major development projects across the East Midlands, from individual sites to large schemes including the provision of over 3,000 homes and 1 million square foot of employment space.


Commercial Agents

We take pride in being your trusted partner in the world of commercial real estate. We seek to provide exceptional guidance and support throughout your commercial property journey. Whether you are looking to buy, sell, lease, or invest in commercial properties, we are here to help. With our extensive network and in-depth market knowledge, we can identify the best opportunities that align with your specific requirements and goals. From office spaces to retail establishments, industrial warehouses to mixed-use developments, we can help you navigate the diverse landscape of commercial real estate. Our approach, backed by creative strategies and smart negotiation techniques, ensures that you make informed decisions and achieve optimal results.


Professional Valuations

When it comes to professional valuations, we are your go-to experts. We understand the significance of accurate and reliable valuations in making informed decisions and we provide comprehensive valuation services that cater to a diverse range of property types. Whether you require a valuation of residential, commercial or industrial, we have the knowledge to deliver accurate and unbiased assessments. Our team of qualified Chartered Surveyors and Registered Valuers examine various factors and market conditions to determine the market value of each property. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail, professionalism and adherence to industry standards.