Our Team

Murrays is a family run estate agency established in 1993. The firm is co-directed by brothers, Richard and James, with the support of a team of ten property experts, whose wealth of experience offers invaluable knowledge and support to our vendors and purchasers.


Meet the Team

Richard Murray


Richard founded Murrays with his parents, Clive and Jenny, in 1993. Richard has lived in the area for most of his life and brings an exceptional level of local knowledge to the team. He has sold numerous properties several times over and forged many long-term friendships along the way. When not selling property, Richard is an active member of The Cotswold Players and avid tennis player.


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James Murray


James started his property career in London, joining the family business as co-director in 2006. James heads up the Painswick office and has exceptional knowledge of Painswick itself and the many surrounding villages. James is an avid fundraiser, frequently running marathons or climbing mountains in support of a good cause. James is a trustee for local charity, The Nelson Trust, which provides fantastic support to people struggling with addiction and women in contact with the criminal justice system.


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Raph Arwas

Sales Manager, Minchinhampton

Raph has worked in the property industry for nearly 20 years, starting his career in London and working in the Cotswolds for the last 10 years. Previously working in Cheltenham, Raph is delighted to now work much closer to home and lead on our Minchinhampton office sales. Raph lives in Minchinhampton with his wife, two children and Labrador.


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Andrea Richardson

Sales Manager, Stroud

Andrea began her property career with an international agency and has extensive knowledge of buying and selling in Stroud and the Severn Vale. Andrea’s infectious enthusiasm and results driven personality is a winning combination for getting deals over the line. In her spare time, Andrea’s an ace at scoring goals on the netball pitch.


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Jennifer Selby

Sales Negotiator, Painswick

Jennifer is one of Murrays’ longest serving team members, joining our Painswick office nearly 17 years ago. Jennifer brings a wealth of knowledge about the Painswick property market, as well as the surrounding villages and has sold many houses in the area, several times over. Jennifer has a keen eye for interior décor and colourful design and loves photography.


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Liane Wheeler

Marketing & Social Media Manager

Liane is responsible for our social media and marketing. Working out of both the Painswick and Minchinhampton offices, she has over fifteen years experience in marketing and business development roles and formerly worked as a journalist. Passionate about property, she has renovated several properties in the Cotswolds and has an active interest in interior design.


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Annabel Crapper

Sales Administrator

Annabel works out of our Minchinhampton office as a Sales Administrator. She previously worked as a teaching assistant, with earlier careers in retail management. Annabel’s organisational skills are second to none and she is legendary at ensuring the smooth running of the office and chasing sales progressions. Annabel enjoys going to festivals and listening to live music and has a love of English wine!


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Annette Scarle

Sales Administrator

Annette has enjoyed working for Murrays since 2005, and loves her admin role as it involves all aspects of the business. A true local as she grew up and was educated in the area, she has a wealth of knowledge. She enjoys visiting the eclectic mix of venues in the area, especially the ones serving tea and cake!


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Callum Jones

Sales Negotiator

Based in our Stroud office, Callum has worked in the property sector for five years. Growing up in Kings Stanley and attending Marling School in Stroud, Callum has superb local knowledge.  A keen sportsman, Callum has represented the SW England basketball team and has recently taken up golf .. he claims with little success, but we don’t believe him!


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Sarah McEwen

Letting Manager

Sarah has worked as a Lettings Manager in the Stroud area since 2002 and established the lettings and management department at Murrays in 2011. A passion for property and people led her into lettings and she's never looked back.


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Aurelia St. Clair

Lettings Co-ordinator

Aurelia joined our Lettings Team in 2023 and brings a wealth of local knowledge, having lived in the area since early childhood and also brought up her four children in Stroud. Previously working in the charity sector, Aurelia now loves helping clients find the perfect place to call home.  When not at work, Aurelia enjoys  nothing more than a hearty walk on Rodborough Common, followed by a cold beer at a local pub.


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Judith Gray-Witney

Lettings Co-ordinator

Judith joined Murrays in 2018 as a part-time Letting Assistant in our Stroud office. Having lived in the local area for 25 years, Judith has superb local knowledge and a keen interest in all things home and garden. When not working for Murrays, Judith loves travelling and spending time with family or making ceramics in her garden studio.


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Sarah Osbourne

Viewing Agent

Sarah is a highly experienced Viewing Agent working across our three offices. She loves show-casing Murrays’ properties and always goes the extra mile, sharing not only her in-depth knowledge of the local area but also information on local schools, places to visit and all the Cotswolds has to offer. When not flitting around the countryside conducting viewings, Sarah enjoys singing in her village choir and walking holidays.

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Kim James

Viewing Agent

Kim is an experienced Viewing Agent and thoroughly enjoys the many wonderful Cotswold homes she gets to see. Previously working as a secondary school teacher in both London and Gloucestershire, Kim is now thoroughly enjoying a life without marking homework! Kim also provides invaluable administrative support across all three of our offices. When not at work, Kim loves attending Painswick pilates classes, travelling and spending time with her family.


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Jack Murray

Top Dog Jack, is well versed in Murrays’ ‘Meet and Greet’, an all-round people pleaser and loves to occasionally help out on viewings.

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Willow Wheeler

Social media 'luvvie' and part-time influencer, Willow Wheeler frequently stars on our social media pages sharing the stunning Cotswold views and scenery she discovers on her exploratory escapades across the Five Valleys.