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Kiln House, Stoke

Welcome to Kiln House in Stoke-on-Trent, a completed and operational student accommodation building consisting of 96 already occupied studio apartments perfectly designed for todays modern students. Kiln House is situated approximately 8 minutes walk from the University of Staffordshire and has been operational now for the last 4 years achieving occupancy in excess of 80% for most of those years. The project is also conveniently located to Stoke train station providing easy access out across the rest of the UK. Amenities include a gymnasium, games room, cinema room as well as fully staffed concierge / reception area. All units on this project will come complete with a 2 years rental assurance at 7% net assured by the developer and will be managed directly by the University of Staffordshire's student union Greenpad. The university involvement effectively ensures that no stamp duty will be payable on any of these units. This coupled with the low service charges and zero ground rent make this an appealing prospect for student accommodation investors searching for yields north of 7%. The University of Staffordshire consists of approx. 13,000 students and is due to open in September of this year. The building is already open to accept students for the forthcoming academic year and is already 50% occupied having been 100% occupied during COVID. Prices are extremely reasonable at just £69,950 per unit. Investment Highlights Completed, operational student accommodation Only £69,950 Zero ground rent Zero stamp duty The only University approved PBSA studios Managed by Staffordshire University’s student union 2 year rental assurance (7% NET)
Sanjit Dhanjal
6th June 2022

X1 Cheltenham Place, Manchester

Introducing the next project in a long list of successful ventures by award- winning developer X1, we welcome you to X1 Cheltenham Place. This luxury studio apartments are perfect for professionals, graduates and students, and come with all the amenities you need to make life easy. Residents will have access to a gym, laundry facilities and bike storage, as well as being just five minutes’ walk from Salford Crescent station. And if that’s not enough, we’re also close to the incredible city of Manchester either a short journey by train or car, or a leisurely walk. This development follows on from the hugely popular project across the road, X1 The Campus – now enjoying 100% occupancy. X1 Cheltenham Place is eagerly awaited by investors and residents alike, bringing hundreds of luxury studio apartments to this thriving city. Investment Highlights Luxury studio apartments from £119,995 7% net rental return assured for 5 years 999 years lease Earn an assured £41,982 over 5 years Excellent location prime for rentals
Sanjit Dhanjal
21st March 2022

Poulson House, Stoke

Poulson House in Stoke is our latest completed and fully operational student accommodation development, situated a mere 9-minute walk from the University of Staffordshire. The project is also just 25-minutes’ drive away from The University of Keele. Completed in 2016, Poulson House consists of 122 studio apartments, approx. 15-25m2. In addition to its convenient proximity to the University of Staffordshire, the Poulson House new-build development also benefits from being fully operational with no development risk and a three year track record. This represents an attractive and immediate income for investors. Poulson House is managed by Greenpad, the university student union's own management company. This is their sole management property and ensures a high level of focus and maximum occupancy each year. Investors can benefit from a fully managed investment opportunity with a 2 years rental assurance provided for the first 40 investors. The University of Staffordshire consists of approx. 13,000 students and is due to open in September of this year. The building is already open to accept students for the forthcoming academic year and is already 50% occupied having been 100% occupied during COVID. Prices are extremely reasonable at just £62,950 per unit. Investment Highlights Completed, operational student accommodation Only £62,950 True live yield of 7% The only University approved PBSA studios Managed by Staffordshire University’s student union 2 year rental assurance (7% NET) starting September 2020 (COVID protection) University has confirmed its open next year £4000 rental assurance per unit is placed into a deposit protection scheme client account / or lodged in an escrow, held by a 3rd party solicitor 2 years assurance at 7% net 100% occupied for 20/21 academic year
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21st September 2020

One London Road, Newcastle-Under-Lyme

Priced at £79,999, 8.5% Net Assured for 3 years, 3% Deposit Interest  One London Road is Opulent's latest student accommodation investment offering an impressive 10% net return assured for 3 years.  Located in the picturesque town of Newcastle-Under-Lyme, One London Road features 499 state of the art purpose built student accommodation studio apartments spread across 5 blocks. The project, destined for completion in September 2020 features great facilities such as roof top terrace and BBQ areas, state of the art gymnasium and various common lounges featuring table football and other activities to keep the students busy. The project lies approximately 10 minutes away from the Keele University that houses some 10,000 students. Keele University was recently voted number 1 in the UK in 2018 for student satisfaction and ranks 13th in the country for medicine. The university is just a short bus ride away from One London Road, and with the University being very rural, this is one of the closest purpose built student accommodation buildings to the University. Built by a reputable developer with extensive experience in this area, One London Road is scheduled to complete in January 2023 in time for that years in take of students. The project will be managed by the leading student management company Urban Student Living who will look after all of the management on behalf of our investors. Investment Highlights Prices from £79,999 for a studio apartment 8.5% net return for 3 years from completion 3% interest on deposits during construction 250 years leasehold £350 per annum ground rent £1350 per annum service charge and management (not applicable during rental assurance)
Sanjit Dhanjal
3rd May 2019