About Us

When it comes to moving home you need to be able to rely on a professional organisation with friendly, enthusiastic and experienced staff dedicated to the highest professional standards of client care. Burgoynes, an independent Estate Agency, offers a unique and personal service to discerning vendors and purchasers seeking to sell or buy quality homes throughout Exeter and the surrounding areas. Our hallmark quality is a total commitment to the highest standards of professional integrity and client care. By combining the best practices of traditional estate agency with comprehensive internet coverage, each client receives a bespoke service carefully tailored to suit individual needs. Our particular approach to the meticulous preparation and production of property details, the platform upon which successful marketing of property is launched, sets us apart from others and considerably enhances the opportunities for our clients to sell their homes.

Meet our Team

John Burgoyne - Partner

John has been an estate agent for all of his 35 year career. Having worked within the corporate side of the business for many years, he decided to start his own independent estate agency to focus on providing an exceptional customer service to clients and applicants alike. Burgoynes are now a proudly established name within the local industry that provide both sales and lettings services and who’s business is mostly generated from recommendations. John’s two loves of his life are his family, dog and his singing, if it be performing at the Northcott Theatre and Barnfield Theatre in musicals or as a soloist for local male voice choirs.

Lyn Burgoyne - Partner

Having worked for nearly 24 years in the police service, Lyn decided in 2007 to join the family company and has never looked back. With managerial and communication skills gained from her previous employment, she has developed new abilities in marketing. 10 years on, John and Lyn are in agreement that service is paramount and value our clients highly. “We are advocates for providing an excellent service to both seller, buyer, landlord and tenants. We update our clients throughout a sale or a tenancy.
Lyn is a well known amateur and professional performer and has directed a number of musicals and pantomimes in the Exeter and East Devon area.

Stephanie Tomlinson Office Manager/Sales Negotiator

Stephanie re-joined the team at Burgoynes in 2017, having been away travelling around Australia and working for Sovereign Luxury Holidays in Greece as a concierge. Her communication skills are second to none as are her administration skills. She has recently taken on the role of our Office Manager/Sales negotiator developing her superb organisational skills further. Steph is an Exeter girl, born and bred and attended Exeter School, going on to receive her degree.

Emily Hall - Senior Sales Negotiator

Hannah Ellicott - Sales & Lettings Negotiator

Hannah worked as an estate agent in Brixton, South West London after completing her FdA in Graphic Design at Camberwell College of Art. Having gained experience in sales and letting in a busy London office she decided to return to her home town of Exeter.
Hannah joined the team at Burgoynes in 2018 in the role of sales and lettings negotiator and has helped in the development of our lettings department. She is currently working towards her ARLA lettings qualification.