Celebrating Awards & In The News

Celebrating Awards
The Team at Cardigan Bay Properties
The Team at Cardigan Bay Properties

Since we started our business in February 2021 we have been shortlisted for many awards across the industry and beyond, and have won some too, making us a multi-award-winning estate agency business across West Wales after only two years of trading. 

Please see below the full details of all the awards we have been shortlisted for, past, present and still to come, plus the ones we have won.  Please also see links to news articles about our business written over the years:

Awards in 2023:

The Negotiator Awards 2023 - GOLD - New Agency of the Year

The Negotiator Awards 2023

New Agency of the Year – GOLD
Regional Agency of the Year: Wales – SILVER
Estate Agency of the Year (Small) – BRONZE

Winners were announced at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London on 24th November 2023.

SME Business Awards
SME Business Awards

SME Business Elite Awards

Most Trusted Independent Estate Agency 2023 – West Wales – WINNER

Insider Property Awards 2023

Insider Wales Property Awards:

Newcomer Of The Year – SHORTLISTED

UK Enterprise Awards 2023:

Best Emerging Estate Agency 2023 WINNER

UK Enterprise Awards 2023
Winner UK Enterprise Awards

Winner FSB Awards

FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards:

Start-Up Business of the Year 2023 for Wales – WINNER

The UK Finals – held on 18th May 2023 in Birmingham

StartUp Awards Wales:

Rural StartUp – WINNER

Innovative StartUp & Online Retail StartUp – FINALISTS – Award date 22/06/23

Winner of Rural StartUp of the Year at the Wales StartUp Awards 2023
Winner of Rural StartUp of the Year at the Wales StartUp Awards 2023

Business Awards UK – Property Awards Section:

Winner Business Awards UK

Best Hybrid Estate Agent – WINNER

best-online-esate-agent-22 Winner
Winner Business Awards UK

Best Online Only Estate Agent – WINNER

UK Estate Agent of the Year 2022 – SHORTLISTED
Best New Estate Agent – SHORTLISTED
Best Regional Estate Agent – SHORTLISTED
Best Customer Service Award – SHORTLISTED

Press Release can be seen HERE

News Features in 2023

Ceredigion Estate Agent sweeps the board at National Property Awards

AN estate agent set up by two Ceredigion mums has won three prestigious industry awards.

Cardigan Bay Properties swept the board at the prestigious Negotiator 2023 Awards, held at Grosvenor House, London last week.

The Glynarthen-based company won Gold in the New Agency of the Year category; silver in the Regional Agency of the Year – Wales category; and bronze in the Estate Agency of the Year (small) UK category – all recognition for the five-star reviews and recommendations the company has achieved in less than three years since it started.


Welsh property experts eye further growth and expansion

Tell us a little about your company: Cardigan Bay Properties is a multi-award-winning, professional, independent estate agent owned and operated by Helen Worrall and Tania Dutnell, which was launched in February 2021. Our business was created to offer buyers and sellers a professional, personal service, putting our clients first, while making the most of our experience,  local knowledge and between us, 29 years’ worth of market expertise.  

As a result, we have five-star reviews and an average sales exchange time frame of just 13 weeks. We sell all types of residential and commercial property, land and smallholdings across West Wales and are available seven days a week.  


Cardigan Bay Properties: Discover the award-winning estate agent dedicated to West Wales

If you’re thinking of buying or selling a property in West Wales, speak to the award-winning Cardigan Bay Properties. Cardigan Bay Properties has become a go-to for buyers and sellers across West Wales for good reason.


Cardigan Bay Properties wins StartUp Award of the Year 2023

Local estate agent Cardigan Bay Properties has been recognised as one of the top start-ups in the UK, beating off competition from across Wales to win the 2023 Rural StartUp of the Year Award.


Welsh estate agent celebrates success at 2023 StartUp Awards

Ceredigion estate agent Cardigan Bay Properties has been recognised at the StartUp Awards, beating off competition from across Wales to win the 2023 Rural StartUp of the Year Award.


Recognising Exceptional Estate and Letting Agencies: The UK Property Awards Winners and Finalists

Halifax, United Kingdom–(Newsfile Corp. – June 29, 2023) – Business Awards UK – the fastest growing business awards platform in the UK – is delighted to unveil the winning firms and distinguished finalists in the 2022 UK Property Awards.


Ceredigion estate agent wins rural start-up award

Ceredigion estate agent Cardigan Bay Properties has been recognised as one of the top start-ups in the UK, beating competition from across Wales to win the 2023 Rural StartUp of the Year Award.


Awards in 2022

The Negotiator Awards:

New Agency of the Year AND Regional Agency (Wales) of the Year – SHORTLISTED

Awards held in London on 25th November 2022. 

Startup Awards Wales finalist

StartUp Awards Wales:

Rural StartUp Award – SHORTLISTED – Awards held at the Depot in Cardiff on June 30th 2022.

Insider Property Awards Wales:

Property Newcomer of the Year – FINALIST – Awards held at Cardiff City Hall on the 23rd of June 2022.

News Features in 2022

Will there be a UK market crash? Experts share predictions for your area with Phil Spencer

TV property expert Phil Spencer is known for co-presenting Location, Location, Location alongside Kirstie Allsopp. The property pro discusses the local housing market with five experts from across the nation.


The pretty in pink cottage that comes with its own hot tub for sale in a beautiful Welsh village

A pretty pink cottage with an equally soft interior nestled in a beautiful Welsh village is on the market. The semi-detached home that looks like a property offering pastel heaven can be found in the small village of Pentrecagal, east of Newcastle Emlyn and nestled within the Carmarthenshire countryside.



Increasing concern about an exodus of buy-to-let landlords

In a new series of meetings, Move iQ’s Phil Spencer heads up a People in Property Regional Panel Chat, looking at current issues with Propertymark Agents across the UK. Watch below.

Agents Stephen McCarron, Derry-based NAEA Propertymark president, David Votta, Kent-based ARLA Propertymark president, Tania Dutnell from Cardigan Bay Properties in West Wales, Miles Glenham from Glenham Property Management in Edinburgh, and Jane Earley, from Robinson Reade in Southampton lift the lid on the issues facing the housing market.


News Features in 2021

Agents Together charity donates tech kit to Canolfan y Don in Aberporth

A PAIR of Cardigan mums who set up a new local estate agency have spoken of their astonishment after being contacted by the founder of a charity offering to kit out an entire Aberporth school with new tablets.


Cardigan duo set up Cardigan Bay Properties

TWO Cardigan mums have taken their first step on the property ladder by launching a new estate agency in the area.


New agency launches in west Wales

Cardigan Bay Properties is the brainchild of Helen Worrall from Glynarthen and Tania Dutnell from Betws Ifan who both grew up in the area and felt there was a need for a new estate agent in the local area.


Mothers overcome personal challenges to open new digital agency

Two mothers have launched a new estate agency using a virtual office – and they have overcome personal challenges to achieve their dream.

Cardigan Bay Properties is the brainchild of Helen Worrall and Tania Dutnell who grew up in the area and felt a need for an agency with roots in the community.