Craig Hughes

Craig HughesDirector

Craig’s first job as a estate agent was in 2002 with his first managerial role commencing in 2006. Since then, Craig has overseen the running of both corporate and independent estate agents and in 2015, took the position of Branch Partner for Fine and Country, Cheltenham. Having managed the branch for two years, Craig purchased the franchise, which he owned from 2017 – 2022. Having successfully ran the franchise, he opened Hughes Sealey Estate Agents which launched in January 2019. Having worked in Gloucestershire since 2004, Craig has a huge knowledge of the county and looks forward to helping clients achieve a property sale. As an active Director, he leads a successful team with commitment and determination. Home for Craig is in the village of Kinsham, where he lives with his wife, Amanda, two daughters Beth and Lily, the two Labradors Pickle and Digger, three horse, three chickens and two ducks.

Amanda De heer-Hughes

Amanda De heer-HughesDirector

Amanda has been involved within the property sector since 2000. Having started as a trainee negotiator for a corporate company in Tewkesbury, her career quickly advanced, undertaking her first managerial role within the same town in 2003. Due to Amanda’s connections within the equestrian sector, Hughes Sealey Estate Agents have worked closely with the Cotswold Vale Farmers Hunt Pony Club and regularly support and sponsor their events. Amanda brings a wealth of experience to the company and has an extensive knowledge of the Bredon Hill villages. In her spare time, Amanda is a keen rider and as well as riding her own horse Magic, she has also taught both Beth and Lily to ride

Nigel Sealey

Nigel Sealey Land and Development Director

Nigel’s role for the company is as Land & Development Director which means you will either find him busy working away at his desk or in a pair of wellies as he trudges across a muddy building site. Born in Gloucestershire, Nigel’s knowledge of the local area is unparalleled, and he brings to the company not only a wealth of business management having previously held senior roles for both UK and International companies but a background in property development, having undertaken the renovation and development of four of his own properties, the latest being a major property development in the village of Down Hatherley, Gloucestershire. Away from the office, Nigel’s interests include landscape gardening, country walks with the dog and weekend lunches in a country pub whilst also being an avid England rugby supporter.

Abigail Sutcliffe

Abigail SutcliffePartner Agent

Abigail has worked within the property industry since 2010, both in sales and lettings, which has given her a wide range of knowledge and experience. Having a hands-on approach with extensive expertise in the local area, she has successfully navigated every stage of the selling and buying process to enable the best possible outcome for clients. At home, Abigail enjoys time with her two young boys, getting out in the sunshine and she has fully renovated several houses with her husband.

Andrea Watt

Andrea Watt Associate

Andrea started her property career in selling ‘new homes’ in 1999 when she changed career after starting a family, working for several developers across several counties she accrued lots of knowledge of the house buying process, sales progression and managing the bespoke requirements when buying a new property, this also included estate agency positions with the launching of new developments.

In 2016 diversified into Retirement sales around the county and in 2020 this led into property management/sales in the retirement sector clocking up more knowledge of the after sales processes.

Andrea also managed her own portfolio of property for let including a holiday home in sunny Dartmouth.

Interests when not working are – Volunteer work, Travel and as an F1 fan - love visiting the tracks for live races when can, socialising with friends and family, walking with my two lurchers (we are currently walking the South West Coast Path). DIY from decorating to upcycling pieces of furniture.

Louise Bowers

Louise BowersSale Progressor and Office Administrator

Louise’s role with the company is as the Office Administrator. As a mum of two young boys, she possesses endless amounts of patience and is super organised. She has plenty of experience under her belt in terms of developing rigid processes and making sure everything runs smoothly and efficiently. Louise worked in the property industry for three years before taking a short career break to start her family. Now, she's ready to take hold of the companies administrative matters and whip us all into shape! After a busy day in the office, Lou enjoys time with her family, then relaxing with a G&T when the kids have gone to bed and the house is quiet. She's also an avid fan of horse racing and loves to visit racecourses around the country with her husband.