About Earnshaw Kay Estates

We are an independent estate agency specialising in the sale and rental of residential and commercial property. The business was started in Holmfirth by Max Earnshaw and Andy Kay before offices were opened in Huddersfield and Mirfield. We offer valuations, free market appraisals and all types of property advice.

Our valuers Oliver Bailey (Mirfield), Andy Kay (Huddersfield) and Max Earnshaw (Holmfirth) have well over 30 years’ experience and an in-depth knowledge of the property market.

We have close links to chartered surveyors, independent financial advisors and local and national solicitors.

Mirfield Office

A modern and contemporary office in a prominent, eye-catching location in the heart of Mirfield. We have been crowned the ‘British Property Awards Winner’ for Mirfield 2017, an excellent accolade which the office are extremely proud achieving. In 2017 we also celebrated our 10-year anniversary and have an enviable reputation for expert advice and customer service in both residential sales and lettings. We offer a full range of services for property sales and rentals all handled by our experienced local staff in our Mirfield office.

Mirfield Office

108 Huddersfield Road
Mirfield
WF14 8AF

Phone: 01924 497801

Email: mirfield@earnshawkay.com

Opening Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm
Sat: 9am - 3pm
Sun: Closed

Meet The Team

Julie Johnson

Julie Johnson

Office Manager

About Julie

Julie Johnson

Julie Johnson

Office Manager

Julie has worked as an estate agent for 15 years and joined Earnshaw Kay when it opened its doors in 2007 as Office Manager. Julie has always believed the key to success is excellent customer service and honest advice, and along with the team, the office now has an enviable reputation for delivering just that. Although Julie is the most senior member of the Earnshaw Kay team she is very much aware of the changing market and actively promotes properties on social media, Rightmove, Zoopla and other property portal websites.

Julie is a keen exercise enthusiast and can often be seen running around the streets of Mirfield; there’s plenty of life in the old dog yet!

Oliver Bailey

Oliver Bailey

Residential Valuer

About Oliver

Oliver Bailey

Oliver Bailey

Residential Valuer

Oliver started working for Earnshaw Kay in 2010 before he left college having enjoyed his time on work experience. With a BA (Hons) degree in Business & Management and having gained experience in Holmfirth, he is now the Residential Valuer in our Mirfield office.

Having moved house himself a couple of times in recent years, Oliver fully understands the complications which can arise with buying and selling, and uses his experiences to assist in making the process as straightforward and hassle free for his clients.

As well enjoying a pint with friends at the local pub, Oliver is a big Huddersfield Town fan and is excited to see his team compete in the Premier League during the 2017/18 season.

Val Poulter

Val Poulter

Lettings Administrator

About Val

Val Poulter

Val Poulter

Lettings Administrator

With 14 years of experience in rental property management Val has worked for Earnshaw Kay for 8 years. Responsible for the day to day rental accounts, providing continuity for landlords and tenants with a calm approach to what can be quite a challenging role.

Val likes to begin the day with 6am high-intensity team circuit training sessions for focus and motivation (on occasions this involves the flipping of tractor tyres – challenging and great fun!).

Sandra Sheard

Sandra Sheard

Weekend Sales Negotiator

About Sandra

Sandra Sheard

Sandra Sheard

Weekend Sales Negotiator

Sandra has worked at Earnshaw Kay since 2012 and is a valued member of the team. Sandra enjoys the buzz of receiving and negotiating offers on a weekly basis and is always conscious of delivering excellent customer service.

Sandra is a Grandma to three gorgeous girls and spends a lot of time with them during the week as well as enjoying countryside walks and the odd glass of wine for relaxation.

Holmfirth Office

Run by Max Earnshaw the office has the most prominent position on the high street in a beautiful grade two listed building with a large glazed frontage. We offer a full range of sales and rental services from the friendly, dedicated team.

Holmfirth Office

26 Victoria Street
Holmfirth
HD9 7DE

Phone: 01484 680800

Email: holmfirth@earnshawkay.com

Opening Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9am - 5.15pm
Sat: 9am - 3pm
Sun: Closed

Meet The Team

Max Earnshaw

Max Earnshaw

Managing Director & Head Valuer

About Max

Max Earnshaw

Max Earnshaw

Managing Director & Head Valuer

Max has a Degree in Estate Management and has been involved in the business from its inception. He has a broad and in-depth local knowledge which he applies every day when he gives valuations and advice.

Sam Eastwood

Sam Eastwood

Sales Negotiator & Residential Valuer

About Sam

Sam Eastwood

Sam Eastwood

Sales Negotiator & Residential Valuer

Sam is the newest member of the Holmfirth Office. Her background has in the main been project and operational management obtaining an MA in Local and Regional Regeneration.

Having moved numerous times and relocated to Brisbane for a couple of years with her young family, Sam understands firsthand the stresses and strains that can be associated with buying and selling properties. A true believer that great customer service is key, she endeavours to guide, advise and assist whether you’re looking to sell or purchase. Sam has recently begun her training to be a valuer within the company. She is a keen runner and can often be seen pounding the streets of the Holme Valley with youngest Labrador Alfie.

Lisa Parson

Lisa Parson

Head of Rentals Department

About Lisa

Lisa Parson

Lisa Parson

Head of Rentals Department

Lisa is our longest serving member of staff, having worked across all departments within Earnshaw Kay. She has finally found her calling managing the rental department within the Holmfirth Office, overseeing all day to day activities and accounts within the department. Lisa has a passion for providing tenants and landlords with both a professional and friendly service.

Having two young children that manage to take up most of Lisa’s free time, she is known to be partial to a glass of wine occasionally and loves to socialise with friends when mum’s taxi isn’t on call!

Jessica Smith

Jessica Smith

Rentals Negotiator & Marketing Executive

About Jessica

Jessica Smith

Jessica Smith

Rentals Negotiator & Marketing Executive

Jessica joined Earnshaw Kay as an apprentice in 2016. She currently manages work alongside studying marketing at Kirklees College. Initially finding her feet within Sales, Jessica has quickly progressed and now is a permanent fixture within the rentals team.

Being the most tech-savvy of all the Holmfirth staff Jessica also manages all our social media accounts such as Facebook and Twitter. Having recently passed her driving test you will often see Jessica out and about in her beloved Fiat 500 trying to negotiate the Holme Valley’s narrow and winding roads.

Annabel Thornton

Annabel Thornton

Sales Negotiator & Conveyancing Co-ordinator

About Annabel

Annabel Thornton

Annabel Thornton

Sales Negotiator & Conveyancing Co-ordinator

Annabel joined the Earnshaw Kay team in February 2016 with her expertise in customer service and attention to detail, having a BA (hons) degree in Hospitality Management plus 14 years in Retail Management.

Raised in the Holme Valley, Annabel holds a great knowledge of the area and it’s community spirit, always happy to offer advice to people interested in moving to the Last of the Summer Wine region. Her ‘nothing is too much trouble’ approach to helping out vendors, buyers, and general enquiries has created a very personal and individual service on offer from the EK office. A social butterfly with very little room left in the diary, Annabel thrives off her busy life juggling work, running her husband’s business and entertaining both her son Jack & cocker spaniel Toby!

Huddersfield Office

Situated in the centre of Huddersfield opposite the George Hotel and train station in a Grade II listed building, the Huddersfield office was established over 12 years ago. This office specialises in residential lettings in the town centre and surrounding areas and have built up a great reputation in offering an excellent service to both landlords and tenants with a professional, yet friendly, approach.

Huddersfield Office

64/66 John William Street
Huddersfield
HD1 1EH

Phone: 01484 455100

Email: huddersfield@earnshawkay.com

Opening Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9am - 5.15pm
Sat: 9am to 1pm (by appointment)
Sun: Closed

Meet The Team

Andy Kay

Andy Kay

Managing Director

About Andy

Andy Kay

Andy Kay

Managing Director

Andy established the business over 15 years ago and opened the Huddersfield office over 12 years ago. He has an in-depth knowledge of the local property market and every aspect of the lettings industry.

Amanda Leonard

Amanda Leonard

Assistant Manager

About Amanda

Amanda Leonard

Amanda Leonard

Assistant Manager

Amanda has worked as an estate agent for over 12 years and has been with Earnshaw Kay for 10 of those. Over that time she has built up a wealth of experience in every aspect of the property rental industry. She strives to ensure first class customer service is provided to all landlords and tenants and has built up excellent relationships with landlords old and new.

Most of Amanda’s spare time is spent looking after her young family but she also loves cooking, watching films and looking after all of their animals. She also enjoys seeing her friends and other family members when time allows.

Jo Shufflebotham

Jo Shufflebotham

Lettings Administrator

About Jo

Jo Shufflebotham

Jo Shufflebotham

Lettings Administrator

Whilst Jo has only been with Earnshaw Kay since March 2017, she has quickly established herself in her role as lettings administrator. Jo's primary role is overseeing all the applications for properties, but being part of a small team she is involved in many other aspects of the business from carrying out viewings & property inspections to arranging repairs and ensuring properties are compliant with gas safety regulations.

Jo has four children so a lot of her spare time is spent driving them to dance competitions, cricket and rugby. She also enjoys keeping fit and goes running on a regular basis, walking in the countryside and reading books.