estate agents

Hunter French was founded in 2005 by Stephen Hunter and Karen Dumine.

With a real passion for people and property, we have been selling houses in cities, towns and villages across Somerset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire since 2005 with strategically placed branches in Bath, Corsham, Devizes, Frome, Tetbury, Bruton and most recently Wincanton. Stephen Hunter in Bath, Karen Dumine in Bruton and Wincanton, Ben Hansell in Frome, Sam Kidner in Tetbury, John Robinson in Devizes and Jacob Heatley - Adams in Corsham are committed to simplifying the process of buying and selling houses - ensuring a seamless experience across the business - traditional values, face to face in prime locations.

Bath Team

Stephen Hunter

Stephen Hunter
Director


  01225 444454
  bath@hunterfrench.co.uk

Stephen has extensive experience in selling property across Somerset, Wiltshire and South Gloucestershire. As one of the founding directors of Hunter French, he thrives on keeping our clients and team happy.

Out of work Stephen is kept busy with two young sons and is a real family man. When he gets the chance, you will find him sat by a river with a fishing rod, or walking the family (and office) dog Bernie.

Gemma Ryder

Gemma Ryder
Sales Manager


  01225 444454
  bath@hunterfrench.co.uk

Gemma is an invaluable member of our team, she has lived in Bath her adult live and has a wealth of experience in all aspects the property sector. Having started her career in lettings she then moved over to join us in sales. Gemma is a perfectionist who has an extremely keen eye for detail. She is a fantastic communicator who works tirelessly to keep everyone in ‘the loop’ at all times.

Outside of work Gemma spends quality time with her two small children and rugby playing husband to be. She loves an evening out when she gets the chance and any Netflix recommendations are always greatly received!

Polly Evans

Polly Evans
Senior Sales Negotiator


  01225 444454
  bath@hunterfrench.co.uk

Polly is a passionate and personable Negotiator. She has always lived in Bath, and her knowledge and love of the City shine through. As a mother of 3 young children she is extremely organised and used to multitasking.

Outside of work she spends her time with her family enjoying the beautiful City surrounds, she also indulges in a daily battle with her never ending laundry pile!

Jake Brooks

Jake Brooks
Sales Negotiator


  01225 444454
  bath@hunterfrench.co.uk

Jake has a strong sales background and sensible head on his shoulders. He grew up in Bath so is a real advocate of the local area.

In his spare time he enjoys spending as much time outdoors in the countryside as possible, and also plays football for a local 5-aside team.

Corsham Team

Jacob Heatley-Adams

Jacob Heatley-Adams
Director


  01249 715775
  corsham@hunterfrench.co.uk

Jacob opened the Corsham office in August of 2007, having worked previously for a corporate agent. Jacob is passionate about providing a personal service, and his immense property knowledge makes him the best port of call for advice.

Whether it's an evening spent at home, a weekend on the coast, or an adventure to an exciting new destination, Jacob loves spending time with his wife and two young children.

Simon Chun

Simon Chun
Senior Sales Negotiator


  01249 715775
  corsham@hunterfrench.co.uk

Simon began his career with Hunter French in Bath before moving to our Corsham office in 2017. He has a welcoming and an approachable character, meeting clients and finding them their dream home is a particular highlight of his.

In his spare time, Simon is a keen skier and cyclist and he can also be found exploring Corsham countryside on dog walks.

Alongside working with Hunter French, Simon is also a Retained Firefighter at Corsham Fire Station.

Rachel Bedford

Rachel Bedford
Administrator


  01249 715775
  corsham@hunterfrench.co.uk

Rachel has a wealth of administration experience from working for large Global Organisations to small family businesses over the past 25 years. She prides herself on great communication/organisational skills and enjoys working in a team environment. Rachel relocated from Surrey 7 years ago and loves living in Wiltshire. She has gained a lot of knowledge of Corsham and surrounding areas. Her passions are travel, gardening and spending time with her son.

Devizes Team

John Robinson

John Robinson
Director


  01380 722784
  devizes@hunterfrench.co.uk

John started his career as a Saturday negotiator with an estate agent in Kent over thirty years ago and he has not looked back since. He now has vast experience of selling property in Devizes and the surrounding villages. John lives locally in Devizes.

Away from work John can be found playing many varied characters in the Potterne village panto (he's behind you!!!) or spending time with his two children, and young grandson.

Claire Buckberry

Claire Buckberry
Sales Manager


  01380 722784
  devizes@hunterfrench.co.uk

Claire came to work for Hunter French after popping in to buy a house, it must have been fate. She started work in August 2013 as a Sales Negotiator and after taking to it like a duck to water quickly progressed to Senior Sales Negotiator in March 2015, and then Sales Manager in April 2016, and has fully embraced each role. Claire can be found chatting with Buyers, sellers, solicitors and everyone in between keeping your sale on track.

When not at work Claire can mostly be found in a local DIY store or working on making her new house a home. She also enjoys travelling and always makes time for a trip to the mountains with her board.

Tom York

Tom York
Assistant Manager


  01380 722784
  devizes@hunterfrench.co.uk

Tom has been with Hunter French since September 2014 and began work as an apprentice, working towards his NVQ level 2 qualification in the sale of residential property. Tom particularly enjoys attending viewings, tying up sales and seeing them through to completion.

At the weekends you will either find Tom relaxing next to a fishing lake or having a night out in Bath with his friends.

Ryan Toy

Ryan Toy
Sales Negotiator


  01380 722784
  devizes@hunterfrench.co.uk

Ryan joined Hunter French in June 2018 through the apprenticeship scheme to complete and work towards his NVQ in Estate Agency. He has fitted into the team really well and is enjoying meeting and building relationship with both new and existing clients.

Out of the office you will find Ryan enjoying watching the football or having a great time with friends.

Brooke Applegate

Brooke Applegate
Apprentice Sales Negotiator


  01380 722784
  devizes@hunterfrench.co.uk

Brooke joined Hunter French in December 2020 through the apprenticeship scheme to complete and work towards her NVQ in Estate Agency. She has fitted into the team really well and is enjoying meeting and building relationship with both new and existing clients.

Out of the office you will find Brooke enjoying time with her friends or spending time with her French Bulldogs.

Frome Team

Ben Hansell

Ben Hansell
Director


  01373 464040
  frome@hunterfrench.co.uk

Ben has always had a real passion for property, he really enjoys spending time in Frome and supporting local businesses. Outside of work Ben spends as much time as possible with his wife and two young daughters, that said he can be often found getting lost on his bike in the countryside, open water swimming or even running.

Jane McEwan

Jane McEwan
Senior Sales Negotiator


  01373 464040
  frome@hunterfrench.co.uk

Jane graduated from Central Saint Martins School of Art with a degree in jewellery design and silversmithing. She continued to live and work in London before moving to Frome with her husband and young family. As the daughter of an architect, she has always had a keen interest in property and is inspired by living and working in this historic market town. Jane has been working for the Frome branch of Hunter French since January 2014.

Hannah Bird

Hannah Bird
Office Manager


  01373 464040
  frome@hunterfrench.co.uk

Hannah grew up in Devizes and joined Hunter French Bath in May 2012. She began working in our Frome office in 2018 and loves all the shops and café’s on Catherine Hill. Away from work life she is currently enjoying gardening, decorating her house with her husband and making sure their Cockapoo puppy doesn’t get into mischief.

Kayleigh Bull

Kayleigh Bull
Sales Negotiator


  01373 464040
  frome@hunterfrench.co.uk

Kayleigh grew up in Frome, and studied law at Portsmouth university, having finished her degree she is now enjoying living back in the countryside and has recently brought her first home. Her father works within property, so she has always had an insight into the property world. She is enjoying decorating her first home she has recently purchased with her boyfriend.

Lily Done

Lily Done
Junior Negotiator


  01373 464040
  frome@hunterfrench.co.uk

Growing up between Bath and Frome, Lily has over last 15 years, seen the transformation of Frome into the creative and friendly place it now is. Her creative streak honed in art and design education will see the potential in most things; not just property but fabric, antiques and the people she meets. In the short time Lily has been with Hunter French, her joy in matching people to the right property has made her a vital member of the team.

Tetbury Team

Sam Kidner

Sam Kidner
Director


  01666 505068
  tetbury@hunterfrench.co.uk

Sam is a true Cotswolds local, growing up on a farm on the Gloucestershire/Wiltshire borders. He initially started with Hunter French in 2010 at the Bath office where he spent just under 8 years, progressing to Sales Manager. More recently he has worked for a larger country agency in Cirencester but in June 2018, was extremely excited to be back to his roots as the most recent Director, opening the Tetbury office. Sam thoroughly enjoys building professional, yet friendly relationships with both vendors and purchasers.

Away from work life, he lives in Tetbury and thoroughly enjoys all aspects of country life. Although now too old to compete, he has been an active member of Gloucestershire and Wiltshire Young Farmers’ Clubs.

Julia Chappell

Julia Chappell
Senior Negotiator


  01666 505068
  tetbury@hunterfrench.co.uk

With a background in sales and marketing, Julia has been an estate agent in the Cotswolds since 2015. Living close to Tetbury she has an extensive knowledge of the area and has dealt with a wide range of properties across the region. Her aim is to make buying and selling an enjoyable experience whilst offering a friendly and professional approach. 

When not at work Julia loves cooking for her family and friends, going on bike rides, and walking her dachshund Monty in the beautiful surrounding countryside.

Jamie Kisielewski

Jamie Kisielewski
Negotiator


  01666 505068
  tetbury@hunterfrench.co.uk

Jamie started his journey in the Bath office of Hunter French in 2017, where he started as an apprentice learning about all aspects of the industry.  After two years at the office and completing his apprenticeship he then spent 18 months travelling in Australia & New Zealand. Upon his return in September 2020 he was welcomed back Hunter French, this time in Tetbury, enjoying the process of helping people move to the lovely Cotswolds. 

Outside of work he enjoys being in the countryside and seeing friends.

Get In Touch

If you would like further information on any of our services, or to arrange a valuation please get in touch using the details below or by filling out the contact form.

Bath

01225 444454

bath@hunterfrench.co.uk

Corsham

01249 715775

corsham@hunterfrench.co.uk

Devizes

01380 722784

devizes@hunterfrench.co.uk

Frome

01373 464040

frome@hunterfrench.co.uk

Tetbury

01666 505068

tetbury@hunterfrench.co.uk

Bruton

01749 684198

bruton@hunterfrench.co.uk

Wincanton

01963 31376

wincanton@hunterfrench.co.uk

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