We are Sceon+Berne
If you’re looking to sell or let your home without the usual stress that goes with it, we’re exactly what you’re looking for.
We’re approachable, great listeners and offer sound advice with the aim of achieving the best possible price for your property.
Call us on 020 3621 2000 for our unrivalled service that’ll simply knock your socks off.
We’re not cluttering the high street
We’re a community-centric property agency serving Sheen, Barnes, Mortlake and Putney.
With the web and our discreet office in the heart of SW14, we do not need a shop. This means there isn’t yet another agency on the high street.
Let’s keep our shops free for independent businesses that make our high streets vibrant and attractive.
Leaving our mark
We're fiercely proud of the neighbourhoods we operate in. Especially as we all reside locally. We also like to give something back to support all the people that make it so great.
Sceon+Berne will donate £250 on each and every sale to a local school, nursery or charity of your choice.
This is just one of the many ways we embrace the spirit of our local communities.
We charge just 0.85% plus VAT to sell your home ➝
A little sweetener
Find out about our unique referral network with local businesses. ➝
What’s in a name?
Discover the origins of Sceon and Berne. ➝
Different. It’s what makes us.
We wanted to run a property agency that was demonstrably better than the industry norm.
We recognised all the unnecessary parts of the industry, from the lack of true client care to the short-term-gain mentality, and replaced this with an utterly open, caring approach and an unrivalled level of service delivered with a personal touch. The way it should be.
Every agency talks about being local. This wasn’t enough for us. We wanted to be totally embedded in the communities we serve. That’s why we set up our unique referral network and our donation scheme to support our local communities of SW13, 14 and 15.
We’re never afraid of being different, it’s what drives us to be better. So if you’re looking for a property agency with a fresh approach, we’d love to speak to you.
Exceptional service and a price to match.
We charge just 0.85% plus VAT (for sole agency) to sell your home.*
As a boutique agency with no high street shop we can pass this saving directly to the people who matter... you.
Call us on 020 3621 2000, we'd love to hear from you.
*Subject to terms and conditions
Closer to home
Sceon and Berne are the earliest known names for Sheen and Barnes, as recorded in the Domesday Book. This perfectly reflects our own local roots and where the company started.
The etymology of our name also bears relevance: Sceon comes from the old English word for shelter, while Berne means barn or storehouse.
Sign of the times
Tired of seeing garish estate agent boards?
There are lots of them about.
We intentionally created a site board that's distinct and elegant so you'll be proud to have it outside your home.
Let's take the stress out of lettings
In a world that's becoming more automated, we offer a personal letting service, geared to your needs.
We're great listeners and always on hand, and our aim is to get your property tenanted suitably and quickly, keeping your investment generating income.
Call us on 020 3621 2000 for a more human approach to lettings.
*Subject to terms and conditions
Leaving our mark
From each and every sale, Sceon+Berne donates £250 to a local school, nursery or charity of the vendor's choice.
Here are just a few local organisations we've already supported:
"Thank you Sceon+Berne for this very kind donation which will help us combat loneliness and social isolation"
MICKY FORSTER, DIRECTOR
"These donations really do make a difference to the school and thank you so much."
LIZ PAGE, HEADTEACHER
"A lovely gesture which is much appreciated and this £250 will be put to very good use"
SARA, MORTLAKE GUIDES
"With the goodwill of Sceon+Berne's contribution, the nursery has been able to enhance it's technological educational learning programme."
LIZ CROUCH, MANAGER
"Thanks to this donation from Sceon+Berne, we have been able to reach out to an extra 25 families desperate for help."
ANGIE AHMED, CO-ORDINATOR
Word on the street
We are passionate about the work we do and the personal service we provide. Put simply, we wouldn't be doing our jobs properly if our customers didn't speak highly of us.
Here's what they say...
"Sceon & Berne were brilliant and helped us sell during one of the trickiest times in the market. Having had a couple of false starts with other local agents, we instinctively liked David's honesty and local knowledge from the first time we met him and as time went on we couldn't have been more correct. We definitely wouldn't have sold so well (asking price despite a terrible market) and we couldn't recommend Sceon & Berne highly enough."
DOLLY & ROB, SW14
"A fantastic agent. He provided us with constant updates and feedback which is essential in a difficult market and worked tirelessly and with endless positivity to achieve a sale for us in very difficult circumstances. I would highly recommend. He was instrumental in making our sale happen by pushing the solicitors every step of the way we cannot recommend him highly enough. Having been an agent in the area myself I had high expectations and David exceeded these."
SUSANNAH & TIM, MORTLAKE
"In a turbulent market, David provided a calm and most professional approach to selling our house. His local knowledge and overriding dedication to achieve results are just two things to be admired about the service provided."
DAN & MADDY, EAST SHEEN
"From the moment I met David it was clear that he was different from the usual estate agent. He took time to understand what was really important to me. He genuinely cared that both parties were happy."
"David's communication is first class and he has an outstanding local knowledge and understanding of the property market. A boutique agency, excellent service-with-a-smile and results!"
PAUL & CLARE, EAST SHEEN
"We were in the middle of an extraordinary complicated five-link chain. Without question this would have fallen apart but for David's tenacity, energy, creativity and his enhanced people skills. We cannot recommend him highly enough."
SIMON & IRENE, EAST SHEEN
"Being a 'niche' agent, David stands tall amongst his competitors, because he really cares. I would whole heartily recommend David and his team to any of my friends and family."
ROBBIE & SARAH, SW14
"We would like to thank David and Fiona for their very hands-on approach. They were always helpful, pro-active and kept us fully up-to-date on progress up and down the chain."
MELANIE & NIGEL, EAST SHEEN
"We decided to use David due to his community-centric approach and long standing experience in the local area. I have no doubt Sceon+Berne will do very well as a local business."
LOUISE & PIERS, MORTLAKE
"Sceon+Berne were a breath of fresh air compared to the rest of the market in their consultative and pragmatic approach."
PAUL & LAURA, EAST SHEEN
David McKenna has worked locally as an agent since 1997. Together with Fiona he wanted to provide Sheen, Barnes and Putney with an agent that really is exceptional. If you start talking sport it may be a long conversation!
Fiona Stone has lived locally since 2002 and loves 'White Hart Lane' in Barnes. She offers an extensive knowledge on the high end of the building industry, is a proud mum and speaks fluent Italian!
Angela Regazzoni is an East Sheen resident and parent who loves the area. Having renovated and developed several homes in South West London she is passionate about houses and design, which is invaluable when dealing with buyers who she can help with her experience and vision.
is our creative guru. He's responsible for the Sceon+Berne brand. From stationery to sale boards, marketing and advertising, online and offline. If you like what you see he can help you too. Visit yellodesignstudio.com
Monika Rutkowska Monika lives locally in East Sheen and loves the whole area due to all the amazing open spaces like Richmond Park, Barnes Common and The River Thames. She loves getting out into the fresh air and you will often see her walking the dogs and she may even walk your dog if you ask nicely...!
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