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Estate agents in Caterham

Shinerocks are a principal estate agent, having achieved many successful completions, at the highest market values for property sales within the surrounding area compared to many of our competitors.

Caterham is a vibrant town in the Tandridge district of Surrey, situated on the North Downs, 6 miles south of Croydon and consisting of two centres, Caterham Valley and Caterham on the Hill. Caterham Valley is the main town centre with its mainline railway station and Caterham on the Hill, with its more Village-like atmosphere, is located above the valley to the west. The town lies close to the A22, offering access to the M25 junction 6 in just five minutes by car.

Living in Caterham

Local Caterham history

Caterham has an interesting history and was home for a long time to the famous Caterham Cars. The Jeweller, Charles Asprey, was a leading local figure and donated the Asprey Fountain to the town in 1890. The actor Bill Nighy was born in Caterham and Angus Deayton captained the famous Caterham School’s U16 rugby team.

Property in Caterham

Caterham and Caterham on the Hill have a large selection of properties to choose from, ranging from centrally located apartments, to terraced, semi-detached and detached family houses, thereby offering options for all tastes and budgets. Caterham valley is home to the renowned Caterham school, located in Harestone valley road with a good selection of mainly quality detached homes nearby in Dome Hill and Harestone Hill and other much sought after roads. Just up the road in Caterham on the Hill, you will find other large detached properties in Queens Park road, a sought after location fronting Queens park.


Schools and other amenities

Caterham and Caterham on the Hill offer a very good choice of schools in the area including Audley Primary School, St Johns C of E Primary School, Hillcroft Primary School and de Stafford Secondary School. In the private sector Oakhyrst Grange is a small, co-educational independent preparatory school and there is also the famous Caterham School, an independent co-educational HMC day and boarding school for pupils aged 3 to 18 years of age.

Caterham Valley offers a large variety of shops including Waitrose supermarket and Morrison’s supermarket which is situated in the Church Walk shopping centre with a number of other shops including a number that our independently owned. Caterham on the Hill also has a good variety on offer including a Tesco supermarket. There is a good selection of restaurants and pubs in the local area including The Harrow pub situated in Stanstead road, offering real ales, home cooked food and open fires, The Harrow welcomes dog walkers, families and cyclists. The Old Surrey Hounds is a family friendly pub situated in the centre of Caterham offering a good range of wine, beers, spirits, ciders etc. and if you’re a sports fan, this is the place to visit. The Ladybird offers a warm welcome to all in this family friendly pub serving delicious food, fine cask ale and wine.

Caterham’s Queens Park owned and managed by Tandridge District Council is renowned for being its flagship park, with magnificent open spaces, ideal for sports fanatics, families with young children and lovers of cricket, having secured play areas, a cricket pavilion, as well as many other facilities. In addition to the park, located in Caterham Hill can be found the Arc which offers a range of activities, events and classes. And if you are a lover of the theatre, then the Miller Centre Theatre located within Caterham Town has you covered.

Golfers need look no further than Surrey National Golf Club, situated very close by in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

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Transport Links

Caterham is located a short drive to the M25 junction 6 at Godstone affording excellent commuting to both Gatwick and Heathrow Airports. Caterham main line railway station offers good links to the London main line stations taking approximately 50 minutes.

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ShineRocks Estate Agents was founded in Purley more than 25 years ago. As a leading authority both in the area and in the property industry, we’re proud to sell quality homes in the £300,000 to £3,000,000+ bracket, while simultaneously offering the highest levels of service and timely communication to our many valued clients. We provide a range of property services in Caterham.

If you would like us to value your home, please call us on 020 8660 2010 or send an e-mail to



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Recent Testimonials

Dear Paul and the ShineRocks team, Thank you! We are delighted that we successfully completed on the sale of The Garth, 12 Welcomes Road on Friday, and we wanted to take this opportunity to thank you, Claire and the team for all your excellent work on our behalf. We really appreciated your proactivity, frankness, responsiveness and good...

Mr & Mrs F

Very professional, responsive and delivered on promises to the tee

Mr G

Worked hard to find possible buyers. Very professional and friendly staff. Drove the completion by liaising with all parties when things threatened to go pear-shaped. Very satisfied customer

Mrs H-W

Having tried a couple estate agents to sell our house, with no result, we tried ShineRocks. Paul Shinerock was realistic in his valuation, which others had not been and we had a number of viewings. A Christmas present was accepting a very good offer. Unfortunately, the buyer dragged his heels and then at the point of exchange decided to...

Mr P

A great service offered by both Paul and Claire. Sometimes the best thing an agent can do is to convince you to accept an offer and to encourage you to pay more to get the house of your dreams. Had Paul not convinced me to accept the offer on mine I would not have moved. Claire moved heaven and earth to enable me to purchase a property through...

Mr & Mrs W

Very helpful, pleasure to work with, and they offer a great service

Mr L

My house purchase was very complicated, ShineRocks handled it very professionally

Mr H

Claire was our estate agent and she was incredibly professional, always available and kept us completely up to date. A pleasure to buy and sell with

Mrs P

Exceptionally professional and helpful and very knowledgeable. Would highly recommend ShineRocks

Mr P

Excellent service over a period of several months. Always at hand to offer advice and their expertise. Highly Recommend Shinerocks and thank you for all your help

Mr A

I was very pleased with the service - professional yet caring

Mrs L

Very professional and excellent service in a complicated situation which resulted in a positive result. We have purchased 2 homes from Paul in the last 14 years. Claire is remarkable and kept us fully up to speed

Mr P

Very friendly. After a slow start we got on very well and achieved our objective. Particular thanks to Claire

Dr L

Hi Caire, Can you say a massive 'thank you' to Paul for coming to see me. He really gave me some things to think about that had just not crossed my mind. Swapping the bathroom and middle bedroom and adding a bathroom to the main bed room made so much sense, I've got Alan coming over on Saturday to cost it up! I'll definitely...


We have recently purchased a property through shinerocks and can honestly say the service we received from Claire was exceptional. She kept us updated regularly and liaised tirelessly between solicitors, vendors and the other agents in what became a difficult and frustrating chain. She was both professional and personable, and we always felt...

M & C

Claire, You're an absolute star! Thank you so much.

Mr and Mrs W

I would just like to take this opportunity to thank you for your assistance and facilitation of the purchase of our property, and I would relish the opportunity to work with you again in future endeavours.


Just want to say a big thank you for all your help and support.  I know you were not our estate agent but we really felt supported and coached through the whole process and I can't thank you enough. 

M, J &A

Paul, Claire and all the team at ShineRocks have always acted with the utmost professionalism and in my experience have been the best estate agency I have ever encountered.  

Mr D

Dear Claire, Thank you so much for making our dream home come true.  Invitation to the house warming is guaranteed! Much Love

R & N

Hi the ShineRocks Team Would like to say thank you for a great service in completing on our house.  We are totally blessed, we feel so lucky.  Your team with friendly voices were very proactive in updating us.  Paul you have a good team around and to say the least, you have some charm. You are a very nice bunch of people to...


We would like to also comment upon the superb level of professionalism shown by the staff at ShineRocks. Having been to other block bookings we must say that this one was handled to so well. Additionally the advice given regarding parking was most helpful. We will certainly keep an eye out for other properties marketed by you. Kindest...

Mr and Mrs H

Dear Paul How very happy I am to be the lucky chap that has been given the privilege to buy and live in the elegant property. Thank you again for the excellent service provided by ShineRocks. Yours sincerely 

Mr R

Thanks for all your attention - I am impressed with your service and will recommend you to friends. Kind regards 

Mrs A

Dear Paul This is amazing! Thank you and your team very much. Whatever happens now, I know that you all did a fantastic job in achieving this - its unbelievable. Many thanks Kindest regards 

Mrs D

Terrific news. Thank you Paul. With all thanks for your support and help during this process. All best wishes 

Mr H

Thank you so much for all your help with our house move. We appreciate the hard work you put in to finally get us to an exchange date. Your calm approach and sense of humour throughout really helped. Thanks again, 

Mr and Mrs G

Thank you so much for all your work on selling our home. It is much appreciated. Best wishes 

Mr and Mrs R

Thanks again for everything that you have done to get our new home. God bless you. 

Mr and Mrs P

Dear Claire and the 'team' at ShineRocks for all of your help and patience with our purchase.  Best wishes

K and L

Dear Mr Shinerock, thank you so very much for valued advice last Saturday; your remarks and suggestions have certainly got us thinking of the best way to turn! Best wishes

V and K

Dear Paul We are at last beginning to see some order in our new home and have time to catch breath. The move was challenging to say the least as we were downsizing dramatically and had too much to fit in prior to having an extension to create two more rooms and allow us to convert an existing one into a utility room. We would like to take...

G and S S

Good morning Claire, I have been meaning to e mail you since Monday just to say thank you! Mum and I are extremely grateful for all the time you have given us and we really do value your advice and guidance.  We have been in contact with a lot of agents, in fact probably all of the main estate agents around the area and ShineRocks...

S and M

Dear Paul, Well, we got there in the end! Although it was long, complicated and at times, a very stressful journey, we appreciate the help of you and all your team in finally getting us over the finishing line. Best regards


Thank you for everything you've done. I couldn't have got through this without you. Putting up with every difficult situation in such a kind way. Thank you so much. 

Mrs P

Paul, Claire and all the team at ShineRocks have always acted with the utmost professionalism and in my experience have been the best estate agency I have ever encountered.

Mr H