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Our Story & Team

Who we are

Our aim is to challenge the status quo and place you, the customer, at the forefront of every endeavour. We firmly believe that the estate agency experience should be characterised by transparency, dedication, and a personalised approach.


Our mission is to surpass your expectations, providing you with a seamless, stress-free experience that reflects genuine care for your needs and aspirations.  With our unwavering commitment to exceptional service and passion for delivering outstanding results, abode are poised to make your property journey an unforgettable one.


Oliver-Tristan Barker
Founder & CEO

Upon moving to Oxford with his family, Oliver identified the need for a specialist service for owners of unique and remarkable properties in Oxfordshire. With his wealth of experience in estate agency for luxury properties in London, and his background in sales training and property development, Oliver's fundamental knowledge of property is second-to-none.

In 2023, Oliver combined his life-long passion for property with his wealth of experience in the sector to establish an estate agency with communication and marketing excellence at its core.



Celia Berry
Sales Director

From a young age, Celia's deep-rooted connection to property shaped her passion for the industry. Celia's professional career began at an agency, where she worked closely with various house builders. Her expertise further blossomed when she transitioned into a role as a Sales Adviser for a respected luxury volume house builder. Advancing her career, she eventually assumed the position of branch manager within an estate agency. Over the course of close to a decade, Celia facilitated countless successful transactions, helping individuals and families find their perfect homes.


Our Team.

At Abode.spires we are dedicated to creating an enviroment that helps people embrace doing what they love. Having spent over a vicennial in the corporate estate agency world the founders wanted to create a new type of business that allowed for a better work life balance and appreciation of creative pursuits. 

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