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Berwicks is a well established, family run independent estate agent serving the West Cornwall area from St Ives to Hayle & Penzance, covering all the surrounding rural villages. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest standard of professionalism and customer service, having a superb, varied portfolio of properties on the market. We are always looking for new instructions, which we market with a comprehensive package from our office, centrally located in Hayle.

We provide a professional Estate Agent service for sellers and buyers, adopting a personal approach that matches our independent status. We are trusted and respected by our clients, and always acknowledge the importance of balancing both buyer and seller needs. It is our priority to fully understand both sides of every story and we aim to ensure a positive outcome for all involved. We have a comprehensive database of local, national and international buyers at the click of a button. We do however also value the personal touch, making every effort to really understand a seller’s needs and a buyer’s preferences.

Whilst being a locally owned, locally run agent, we are able to offer unparalleled coverage through our membership of The Experts in Property. The Experts in Property are an exciting and vibrant network of professional independent estate agents, with offices spanning Cornwall, Devon, Bristol, Somerset, Dorset and London. Our members use industry leading online cloud based technology to enable us to share properties with each other, so you will have about 80 agents marketing your property for you. The Experts in Property agents keep buyers informed instantly by text message, emails, post or phone. Your property is never forgotten which means your home will reach buyers more quickly. Using a member of The Experts in Property means more buyers will see your property, and will give you a better chance of selling more quickly and for a better price.

Our team are always on hand to help, whether to advise you on selling your property or to help find your perfect home or investment property.

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Meet The Team

James Berwick

James Berwick


Born in Malaysia, James moved to Cornwall from Suffolk in 1996 as he needed to surf in a blue sea! He has 3 kids and enjoys the outdoors, particularly climbing on Penwith's fantastic granite sea cliffs. Another passion is Cuban music and dance and he helps to run a Latin dance club.

Emma Berwick

Emma Berwick


Emma moved to Cornwall from Suffolk in 1997 and now she and James have three daughters. She loves the Cornish landscape which inspires her artistically with her painting. Dance is also a passion and she helps to run a Latin Dance Club in Falmouth and Hayle.

Karen Curnow

Karen Curnow
Receptionist / Negotiator


As Karen’s name suggests she has strong Cornish ties. Although born in America, where many of her family emigrated to as miners, Karen grew up in Carbis Bay. On leaving college, she worked as a teacher in Lancashire. Back home her interests are in the St. Ives Archive centre and her church.

Laura Palmer

Laura Palmer
Receptionist / Negotiator


Laura was born and raised in Hayle. She has a son and two dogs who occupy a lot of her time. She also helps her husband with the admin for his vehicle repair business. Her main interest is horse riding and any free time she has is usually spent with her own horse.

Get In Touch

If you would like further information on any of our services, or to arrange a valuation, please get in touch using the details below, or by filling out the contact form.

20 Foundry Square
TR27 4HH

01736 759696


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