Jonathan Bramwell is Head of The Buying Solution and also leads our country team. One of the most respected and experienced operators in the buying industry, he has acted on a significant number of the most prestigious country house and estate sales in the last 30 years.
Growing up in Newmarket and the Cotswolds, Jonathan first started out as a real estate broker in 1989 in Charlottesville, Virginia where his passion for working for the buyer began. Jonathan returned to the UK to obtain a degree in Land Management, which subsequently led to a 19-year tenure at Savills, firstly on the sales side in their London Country department before switching to buying in 2000 when he set up Savills’ buying service. He joined The Buying Solution in 2011 and during his buying career has gained an impressive track record of dealing with over £2.5 billion of transactions. Hence, he is a regular in the Spear’s 500 ‘Top 10 country experts’, an annual directory for the top private client advisers and service providers for high net-worth individuals.
An expert at the top end of the country house and estate market, Jonathan runs our Super Prime Residential Team with Mark Lawson, specialising in high value properties at over £7.5 million. Having over three decades experience in the industry, Jonathan is able to offer his clients access to his vast address book, together with his encyclopaedic knowledge of the countryside, which is vital for this market as so often best-in class properties are sold on a very discrete basis. Jonathan prides himself on having built this intelligence from a life spent in the sought-after regions of the Chiltern Hills and Cotswolds.
Passionate about being able to deliver on complex deals quickly, and with an intuitive understanding of what people want to purchase, Jonathan considers himself very lucky to spend his days in the beautiful English countryside unearthing fascinating properties, meeting wildly interesting people, and securing the right homes for his clients, who often become friends and ambassadors at the end of the process.
Outside of work, he enjoys life in the Cotswolds where home is near Chipping Norton, spending time with his children and trying to stay fit!