About Us

Waycotts was established back in 1878 and has been providing professional property advice within Torbay and the South West ever since.

Waycotts Residential primarily operates within the Torbay region, offering Sales and Marketing Services to both private and corporate clients.

Waycotts Commercial although mainly dealing with all types of commercial property within Torbay, ventures further afield including Plymouth and Newton Abbot  and offers Sales ,Marketing  and Professional Services across the whole of the South West region.

Waycotts Hotels & Leisure continues to serve the hospitality industry within Torbay and South Devon and always have a good selection of Guest Houses, Hotels and Catering Businesses for sale.

Waycotts Professional offers advice on all matters including Valuations, Lease Renewal, Rent Reviews and also specialise in Recovery Advice.

Waycotts are regulated by RICS

Nick Wheeldon MRICS


Nick is responsible for the commercial property department having over 30 years' experience 23 of which as a Chartered Surveyor.

Nick deals with retail and commercial property sales, acquisitions, lettings, lease assignments and also business sales.

Nick also undertakes professional work including lease renewals rent reviews and property management as well as specialist tasks like dealing with recovery matters.

Mike Parsons

Head of Residential Sales

Mike joined Waycotts in May 2012 after having many years' experience as a Valuations Manager within the Corporate Estate Agency World in the South Devon region.  The opportunity to head up and develop an established independent professional agency was one he could not refuse.

Mike has lived in Torquay for several years and has an in depth knowledge of not only the local Torbay market but also further afield to Newton Abbot and Exeter.

Victoria Hocking

Senior Residential Negotiator

Vicky joined Waycotts in September 2012 initially to cover maternity leave but proved to us that she was a very able negotiator and she has now joined us full time.

With a background in BA in Interior Design, Vicky always ensures our applicants see all of the properties on our register that may possibly suit their requirements and is never slow in offering ideas to applicants if asked!

Natalie Evans

Junior Residential Negotiator

Natalie joined Waycotts under the Modern apprenticeship Scheme as a Junior Administrator in 2012. After initial system training Natalie has taken the art of estate agency to heart and is now an integral part of our Team.

As a reward for her hard work and determination Natalie has earned promotion to the position of Junior Negotiator.

David Jenkins

Head of Hotels & Leisure

David re-joined Waycotts following a brief period of retirement to go travelling with his Partner. 

David is not your usual agent as he in fact was a holiday business proprietor first of all and thus is well aware of the pressures that business owners operate under.

Karen Wimbledon

Head of Administration and Directors PA

An experienced and well organised lady who has recently joined us after several years running her own Guest House Bed & Breakfast business in Torbay. 

Her sound business knowledge and commercial acumen offers us a very extensive skill set to effectively organise, support and manage the fee earners day to day.

Eve Prentice

Residential Negotiator

Eve joined Waycotts in 2011 as a Residential Negotiator.  Eve is currently away on maternity leave following the birth of her second child.

Alan Walters

Viewing agent

Alan has worked for Waycotts for many years at weekends conducting our accompanied viewings on Saturdays and Sundays for both Residential and Commercial property.