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Poulson House, Stoke.

21/09/20

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 Univeristy 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’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 £59,950 per unit.

Investment Highlights

  • Completed, operational student accommodation
  • Only £59,950
  • True live yield of 7%
  • The only University approved PBSA studios
  • Managed by Stafford University’s student union
  • 1 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 for the first 40 buyers
  • 100% occupied for 20/21 academic year
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One London Road, Newcastle-Under-Lyme.

03/05/19

Priced at £69,999, 10% Net Assured for 3 years, 4% 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 acommodation studio apartments spread across 5 blocks. The projhect, 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 numer 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 Spetember 2020 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 £69,999 for a studio apartment
  • 10% net return for 3 years from completion
  • 4% interest on deposits during construction
  • 250 years leasehold
  • £350 per annum ground rent
  • £1200 per annum service charge and management (not applicable during rental assurance)
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