About Phillips Smith & Dunn

As a firm we can trace our roots back over 100 years and during this time we have dealt with the sales of thousands of homes, rural properties, farms, and land.

We have 2 prominent offices in Barnstaple and Braunton that cover the whole of the North Devon area. With our traditional estate agency values combined with the most comprehensive online coverage you can be assured of attaining the best possible price for your property.

If you'd like to contact a member of the team personally, please don't hesitate to email or give us a call.

Meet the team

Roger Berry

Director
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roger@phillipsland.com

Born in Beaford, farmers son Roger has worked in the industry for over 35 years dealing with all aspects of the business. His hobbies include Tennis, cycling and part time farming and is married to Sarah with 2 children.

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Charles Tippet

Director
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charles@phillipsland.com

Charles has never done anything else apart from estate agency. Since being a trainee, and total novice, in 1981, he says he’d like to think he knows everything and has seen it all!  But he hasn’t,  and says he still enjoys learning about people and how they work. This then, is why he has not wanted to do anything else and why he likes dealing with people first and property second.

When not in the office, he can be found enjoying a good glass of Rioja and, perhaps, a little bit of cheese…..

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James Traynar

Barnstaple Manager
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james.traynar@phillipsland.com

After a career in sales James came into the industry in 2007 and immediately excelled, bringing his genuine desire to provide the best service possible and help those moving home. He leads the very successful sales team in Barnstaple, dealing with all aspects of the residential market and using his extraordinary work ethic he will help you in getting the best price for your home! 

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Cleeve Pugsley

Braunton Manager
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cleeve@phillipsland.com

Cleeve joined Phillips Smith & Dunn in 2004. During this time he has enjoyed working at both the Barnstaple & Braunton offices. Within this time he has obtained a depth of experience, local knowledge and building strong negotiation skills. Cleeve enjoys engaging with vendors and buyers alike, helping them sell or find their dream home and making the experience as smooth and as stress free as possible.

He is a proud father of two very lively and energetic daughters who keep him on his toes! When not running about and weather permitting he can be found on the golf course, fishing or attending Barnstaple Rugby football club where he is a keen supporter and follower.

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Michael Challacombe

Land & Country Property Sales
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michael@phillipsland.com

Michael is well known throughout Devon for his unrivalled knowledge on land and country properties. He has over 45 years in the industry and he is a credit to Phillips, Smith & Dunn and to Estate Agency.

 

 

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Edward Passmore

Valuer
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edward@phillipsland.com

Edward joined the firm in 2020 and brings with him 7 years of experience in agency. Farmers son Edward was brought up with an active farming background and wasn't adverse to getting 'stuck in' and he takes this work ethic into his estate agency career! He enjoys the day to day diversity of the job meeting new clients dealing with his valued customers and getting the job done for them with the highest of service levels provided.

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Glenys Sykes

Property Sales
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glenys@phillipsland.com

Glenys joined Phillips Smith & Dunn, Barmstaple in 2009 with over 26 years working experience behind her in the property sector of both commercial and residential.  In 2017 she joined the Braunton Team.  Outside the office she has an absolute love of country life in which she enjoys time spent with family and friends. Her other love is of her animals which include her English Setters, having owned since 1975.  She regularly exhibits her dogs all over the country competing at Championship level and also is a breed specific A1 championship show judge which again takes her on nationwide travels.

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Beth White

Lettings Supervisor
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beth@phillipsland.com

Beth is one the  youngest members of the company and has one of the broadest smiles!! Plunged straight into the deep end by  going straight into business from school has been hard but an invaluable experience for Beth. Always keen to provide the best possible service by going that one step further for landlords and tenants alike. The very busy lettings department sees her travelling all over north Devon – watch out for her in her sign written car!!  Her busy working life has almost given her an uncanny knack of being in two places at once!!

Her equally busy home life sees her looking after her energetic young son and Rex, her lively red fox Labrador.

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Nicky Lines

Sale Negotiator
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nicky.lines@phillipsland.com

Nicky joined the team in our Braunton office as a Sales Negotiator in 2018. She previously worked in various customer facing roles including working for Jaguar UK and owning a delicatessen & café. Having grown up in North Devon Nicky has good knowledge of the local area, she enjoys meeting new people and showing them all it has to offer. Having been a wife in the Forces she has moved multiple times and can very much empathise with all the ups and downs of moving. Nicky loves spending time with her family and heading to the coast at every opportunity!

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Sarah-Jade Rigler

Lettings Negotiator
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sarah@phillipsland.com

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Christine Bourne

Property Sales
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christine@phillipsland.com

Chris lived in Braunton as a child and began working for the company around 2004.  She now works Saturdays and Sundays making her total employment in the business about 15 years to date. During the week Chris currently has other part time work, her spare time being spent with family and friends either going out for meals, to the theatre or for walks. Her great passion is the Isles of Scilly where she and her partner own a holiday home and have all their holidays.

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