Land Agents and Chartered Surveyors in North Yorkshire

Merit Estates operates across Yorkshire and County Durham, offering a personalized, one-to-one service to private clients and institutions. As professional land agents and chartered surveyors, we provide expert guidance and support to help our clients achieve their goals.

Our unique approach to property management is to provide a multi-faceted Estate Office to all our clients, no matter how big their portfolio. Our clients can access all aspects of property advice from land management to building design under one roof. We even have a resident insurance broker sitting alongside us.

Building Surveying
Providing all aspects of Building Surveying including Residential Surveys, Planning Applications, AutoCAD, Heritage Advice and Project Management
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Land & Estate Management
The traditional ‘Estate Office’ part of the company offering all aspects of management including agricultural, residential, sporting and forestry advice.
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Country House Management
A unique service offering management of individual country houses through regular monthly payments as part of the Merit Membership
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In addition to our own services, we work in partnership with highly qualified external advisors who are specialists in their own field. This brings the best people to the table for clients to increase the chances of success. If we can’t help, we will know someone who can.


Merit Estates – The multi-faceted private estate office under one roof.

Specialising in land and property advice on a results driven basis. Our aim is to manage, develop and promote land based on its’ merits, no matter what the merits are.

Acquisition & Sales Advice
It’s a long road to successfully purchasing or selling any property. The journey is fraught hidden potholes and blind bends. …
Farm Business Advice
This includes areas such as: Budgets and Costs Movement Paperwork Registration of Business Agronomy Services through partner businesses Soil sampling
Farm Support & Woodland Advice
Across either North Yorkshire or County Durham, we can assist clients with the following key areas: Agricultural Transition and Delinked Payments Sustainable …
Land & Development
We are heavily involved in strategic land development across the Estates we manage. Both as advisors and private investors in …
RICS Red Book Valuations
As RICS Registered Valuers, we can offer valuation services for the following areas. We can’t offer reports for borrowing purposes …
Building Design & AutoCAD Drawings
If you have an idea in mind for a small-scale development that does not require an Architect, we can help …
Listed Building & Heritage Work
We can offer advice on a range of matters relating to historic and listed buildings. As a company, we pride …
Planning & Building Control
We can assist you with planning applications of various scale and complexity. We have all of the tools in-house to …
Project Management
With the use of our project management service, we can offer a ‘Concept to Completion’ package, that essentially looks after …
Residential Surveys
Our Surveyors are experienced in carrying out Level 2 HomeBuyer Reports and Level 3 Building Surveys throughout Yorkshire and the …
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We specialise in delivering professional advice to private clients and institutions on complex property matters