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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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Northgate House, Leeds.

08/04/19

Prices from £144,500, 7% Projected Yield

Northgate House in Leeds a new, off plan residential aprtment project in a popular area of Leeds. Close to the main University area and just a short ride away from Leeds City Centre, Northgate House features 54 brand new high spec apartments perfect for either the young professional or executive to rent. Each of the 54 luxury apartments represent a well-appointed place to live offering a premium specification that includes real wood floors, feature windows throughout, premium fitted kitchens, luxury bathroom suites and stylish lighting throughout. The design theme is focused on delivering stylish practicality.

Northgate House is located on one of the main arterial routes into the city of Leeds, with connections to the major motorway links via the Leeds inner ring road. The area shows large demand for new build apartments and this is portrayed in the number of new developments presently being built to not only regenerate this area and make use of the heritage of the buildings and landscape, but to service the growing demand and popularity of the area. The most affluent areas of Leeds are in the North Leeds locations. The key post codes in Leeds are in the areas of LS17, LS16 and LS8. These 3 post codes are clustered in a triangle and are where the most expensive properties in Leeds are situated.

These areas are also the home of notable iconic local landmarks. This area is advantageous for investors and buyers looking for a convenient property close to the city. The availability displayed on the web portals is ever changing with visible turnaround times. Meanwood and nearby Headingley are very much suburbs of the city, vastly growing and becoming modernistic in approach with a huge range of local eateries and shopping and attracting the affluent classes from the leeds area.

Investment Highlights:

  • 54 luxury I and 2 bed apartments
  • I Bedroom from £144,500
  • 2 Bedroom from £175,000
  • Parking included
  • High quality finishes throughout
    all apartments
  • Great living area for working
    professionals, students and post
    graduates
  • Perfect for international students
    as only I mile from the main universities in Leeds
  • Investor friendly payment plan, 25% on exchange, 75% balance on completion
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Foxglove Hotel, Devon.

05/04/19

10% Net assured for 10 years, 125% Buyback in year 10

Set in an idyllic location on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, Foxglove Hotel offers the perfect opportunity to purchase in one of the UK’s most sought-after and desirable UK holiday locations.
Sitting proudly in our Premier Collection of hotels, it is ideally positioned for guests looking to escape on the famous rolling moors or for those wishing to explore the beautiful Devon coastline.
This ever-popular hotel becomes the second property in our South West cluster and offers a unique opportunity to purchase in one of the UK’s best-loved locations Nestled in nine acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, Foxglove Hotel dates back to the 1930s, and boasts an AA Four Star rating for its facilities, alongside an AA Rosette for its popular Wildflower Restaurant, which serves a traditional British menu with fresh new twists.

The hotel is spread across two storeys and is home to 44 stylish ensuite bedrooms, including four luxurious suites, all of which provide guests with the perfect escape for the most relaxing of breaks. The hotel’s acclaimed Wildflower Restaurant offers a relaxed space for informal dining and is a hugely popular destination for hotel guests and a firm favourite for private functions and corporate events. Guests can also indulge in award-winning Devon Cream Teas and Afternoon Teas in the bar and lounge areas, or dine al fresco during the warmer months on the sun-kissed terrace and tranquil gardens. With its peaceful and romantic setting, and three licensed rooms for civil ceremonies, the hotel is a highly sought-after destination for weddings, receptions and vow renewals, and has been nominated for the South West Wedding Awards 2018.

Investment Highlights

  • Prices from £85,000 per room
  • 2 years rent by deduction
  • Cash input from £68,000
  • 10% Net Return Assured for 10 years
  • Assured buyback in year 10 at 125%
  • Free Legal Fees
  • 2 weeks free personal usage
  • For a limited time £5,000 discount on each unit
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Treetops Hotel, Afan Valley.

03/04/19

Luxury Hotel Rooms with Deferred Payment Options

Afan Valley Adventure Resort is an exciting new development in Afan Valley, South Wales. Situated on 485 acres of open countryside and luscious forest, the Afan Valley Adventure Resort sees the creation of 400 self-contained lodges and 100 luxury hotel rooms. It will be a spectacular new adventure and leisure park, home to a selection of world-class facilities and the completion of the resort is set for Q2 2022.

This resort will be one of the biggest and most thrilling outdoor adventure parks in the UK. From adrenaline fuelled adventures, to relaxing spa treatments, there really is something for everyone at this exceptional new resort.

Treetops Hotel

Nestling in the heart of the resort, The Treetops hotel channels all the inspiration of the beautiful welsh valley in to a stunning hotel and spa retreat experience where the guests can truly switch off and relax.The two-storey, 100-bedroom hotel effortlessly blends into the natural and dramatic topography of the landscape to deliver the ultimate in luxury accommodation and the perfect refuge from the stresses of modern life.

Designed to the highest standards throughout, the hotel will be home to a choice of fine-dining restaurants, bars, cafés and a glorious open-decked terrace, with far reaching views down the valley. Whether it’s sipping a cocktail as the sun sets over the resort; enjoying a tasty treat in our stylish restaurant, our attentive team will be on hand to make your experience a truly memorable one.

All rooms will have delightfully inviting double beds, with deluxe duvets, seductive pillows and soft throws to ensure a perfect night’s sleep in the utmost comfort. And because we know how important a long, hot soak can be, all our en suite bedrooms will feature irresistibly deep baths, as well as separate showers, his and hers double basin sinks, with luxury toiletries As a pre-launch exclusive the developer has agreed a deferred payment option where investors only pay 50% of the hotel room value and the remaining 50% is clawed back from your rental income payments from years 4 to 10. E.g. The hotel room costs £100,000 and the clients pays £50,000 up front. The assured rent each year is usually £10,000 per annum. For the next 10 years instead of receiving £10,000 per annum, you will receive £5000 per annum (still a 10% return on the £50k cash input) the other £5k per annum will be used to pay off the £50,000 over the 10 years, meaning you will acquire a £100,000 room with a 125% buyback in year 10 for just £50,000 cash input.

Investment Highlights

  • Two types of hotel rooms available, the double rooms priced at £100k and The Suites priced at £180k
  • 3 years rent at 10% p.a. paid up front meaning client cash input of £70,000 for the doubles and £126,000 on the suites
  • 10% net payable bi annually in arrears from year 4 onwards
  • 125% buyback in year 10 and exit options from year 5 onwards
  • 2 weeks personal usage at the hotel and resort
  • Pre Launch Exclusive option, pay just 50% cash input
  • Scheduled for completion in 2021
  • Simple purchase process
  • Reservation from just £1000 per room
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Epic Hotel & Residences, Liverpool.

30/03/19

10% Net return for 10 years, Prices from £170,000

The Epic Hotel & Residence has been designed to allow investors to capitalise on the growing demand for hotel rooms in Liverpool. It will provide investors with the opportunity to own a contemporary UK Hotel Suite next to Liverpool’s historic waterfront. Upon completion, investors will receive 10% NET per annum assured for 10 years from a fully managed property. There is also the added benefit of a developer led buy back option in year 4 at 120%.

The location of this new hotel is within one of the trendiest parts of liverpool, and an area that is undegoing extensive regeneration, The Baltic Triangle. Boasting river and city views, the Epic Hotel & Residence is the first luxury hotel to emerge in Liverpool’s trendy Baltic Triangle. Guests will enjoy the convenience of a city centre location, with all the city’s iconic tourist attractions just moments away.

Upon completion, the Epic Hotel and Residence will be Liverpool’s first high end hotel with a roof top swimming pool and bar. The successful Epic Hotel Brand has been appointed the exclusive management company of the Epic Hotel & Residence. The company is ideally positioned to manage and market your Hotel Suite on your behalf. The brand boasts a 4.5-star* rating on the popular website TripAdvisor. The Epic has an incredibly strong online marketing presence and has an experienced team in place to market the available rooms to visitors. The interest of the management company is fully aligned with the investors, with high occupancy levels and positive Revenue Per Available Room a priority

Investment Highlights:

1. 10% Net return for 10 years
2. Exclusive Early bird discount
3. Delivered by an award-winning developer
4. Developer led buyback option in year 4 at 120%
6. Fully managed on your behalf by the EPic brand
7. Prices starting from £109,950
8. Award-winning Developer

 

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Afan Valley Adventure Resort, Wales.

30/03/19

Luxury Lodges and Land Plots for sale

Afan Valley Adventure Resort is an exciting new development in Afan Valley, South Wales. Situated on 485 acres of open countryside and luscious forest, the Afan Valley Adventure Resort sees the creation of 400 self-contained lodges and 100 luxury hotel rooms. It will be a spectacular new adventure and leisure park, home to a selection of world-class facilities and the completion of the resort is set for Q2 2022.

This resort will be one of the biggest and most thrilling outdoor adventure parks in the UK. From adrenaline fuelled adventures, to relaxing spa treatments, there really is something for everyone at this exceptional new resort.

Afan Valley Adventure Resort has been segmented into 6 main areas: The Alpine Zone, The Forest Zone, The Trails Zone, The Xtreme Zone, The Zen Zone and the Central Plaza. The first four zones feature indoor and outdoor activities for guests of any age and any level of experience. The resort will include an aqua adventure park, a trampoline park, ski slopes, off-roading activities, canoeing, zip wire, high ropes, an indoor climbing wall, a BMX and skate park, mountain biking circuits, bars and restaurants, children’s soft play and so much more!

The Zen Zone will be a place of relaxation designed by one of the world’s-leading spa designers and the 5* star hotel will include a conference centre and spa. The Central Plaza will be the heartbeat of the resort, and provide guests with the opportunity to wine, dine, shop and take a break from the outdoor pursuits. Along with the shopping and dining facilities. At night, the centre will really come alive with street parties, stalls, parades and live music. There will also be a variety of retail units which will feature iconic global brands, high street franchises and major food corporations.

Investors can choose from four bespoke lodges which have been influenced by the four main activity zones.

Plus to make the adventure resort even more exciting, TV survival expert, Bear Grylls, has developed 20 bespoke special activities for guests to experience within the resort’s official Bear Grylls Survival Academy.

The resort will be overseen by leisure industry visionary Peter Moore OBE, best known for his key role in bringing Center Parcs to the UK and making Alton Towers a global success.

Lodges

A unique investment opportunity, the development will see the creation of 400 contemporary lodges representing the four distinctive activity zones: The Alpine Zone, The Forest Zone, The Trails, Zone and The Xtreme Zone. The exterior of the building has been created by one of the UK’s leading builders of park homes and will feature all the latest technology and accessories. Also, the interior of the lodges have been carefully created by top designers with state of the art furnishings and decorations. Investors are guaranteed a complete hands-off investment and have the option to choose from a lodge with 2, 3 or 4 bedrooms. Additionally, the resort will be built with easy access to the central commercial areas and adventure facilities.

As an added bonus, investors are permitted to 2 weeks free usage per annum from completion, providing a chance to experience the adventure resort and everything it has to offer. This can be used for one week in the high season (1st May – 31st October) and one week in the low season (1st November 21st December or 2nd January – 30th April).

Investment Highlights:

  • 10% Net Return For 10 Years
  • 125% Guaranteed Buy Back in Year 5
  • Prices of lodges starting from £205k with a cash input of £82,000
  • Developer finance available for the £123,000 balance
  • Reserve for just £500

Land Plots

In addition to the luxury lodges the owners of this resort are also marketing the sale of individual land plots. Perfect for those investors who can’t afford the villa’s, the land plots will be available from just £25,000 per plot and will come complete with a 130% guaranteed buy back in year 3. All of the land plots will be used for the lodges and will come complete with title deeds as security.

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La Tour Hotel, Blackpool.

08/02/19
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10% Net Return For 5 Years, prices at £49,950

Hotel room investment in Blackpool, UK. Opulent present our lastest fully operational hotel in the centre of Blackpool with no development risk and immediate income. This hotel will offer accommodation & training facilities for young and autistic adults and will serve as a training facilitiy for these guys giving them all of the confidence they need to get a job and more importantly feel confident enough to get a job.

With an entry level investment of just £49,950, the opportunity here is to earn a total ROI of 110% over 10 years, 100% over 5 years.

The hotel’s location was sourced for its fantastic position on the front line of the promenade with unspoilt sea views and metres from the centre of Blackpool and all the attractions the city has to offer. Blackpool attracted over 17 million visitors in 2016 and is projected to increase year on year, creating substantial investment value for our investors.

Investment Highlights:

  • 10% Net Return For 5 Years
  • 100% Buy Back in Year 5
  • 110% Buy Back in Year 10
  • Prices Starting From £49,950
  • Unique Ethically Minded Investment
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The Belgrave Hotel, Chester.

08/02/19
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10% Net rental assurance for 5 years, prices from £59,950

Introducing the Belgrave Hotel situated in the heart of Chester and perfectly located to capitalise on the growing level of tourism in to Chester as well as the corporate travel in to the area.  The Belgrave Hotel in Chester is currently a 2 star hotel combined with a traditional pub, and well located only three minutes from the train station and a ten minute walk from the town centre.

The hotel has 33 rooms all of which were sold out in just a few weeks by Opulent. As part of the future plans of the hotel, the new owners aspire to bring the hotel up to a 3 star standard and will be refurbishing all rooms at the hotel accordingly. There will also be an additional 7-10 rooms adding on the ground floor of this hotel with planning permission already having been received. These are the current rooms Opulent are marketing and below you will see the key highlights of the opportunity:

Investment Highlights:

  • Located in Chester City Centre just 200m from Chester Station
  • 10 newly constructed rooms as part of the ground floor refurbishment
  • Expected completion September 2019
  • 5% interest on deposited funds during construction
  • 10% Net rental assurance for 5 years payable quarterly in arrears
  • 120% Assured Buyback after year 5
  • Prices start from £59,950 with free legal fees
  • 2 weeks free personal usage available for all buyers
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Durker Roods Hotel, Yorkshire.

05/02/19
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10% Net return for 5 years

Durker Roods is a charming 30 bedroom hotel settled on the edge of The Peak District National Park, Yorkshire, an area of Yorkshire attracting over 10 million visitors per year. The hotel lies in Meltham, just outside the famous tourist town of Holmfirth in Yorkshire and is less than an hours drive from the busy cities of Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield, key regions at the heart of the booming Northern Powerhouse.

A popular wedding and events venue with a regionally renowned restaurant, the Durker Roods hotel has entered year three of an exciting renovation project. The hotel continues to grow in stature and profitability thanks to previous owners who took the hotel from a sleepy establishment to a high occupancy popular attraction for tourists and local visitors. The hotel has now been acquired by the new owners who have embarked on their trasnformation project.

Investment Highlights:

  • 120% buy back from year 5
  • 10% NET return for 5 years paid quarterly in arrears
  • Free legal fees
  • Prices start from £54,950
  • No purchase or ongoing costs
  • Reserve from only £2,500
  • 2 weeks free personal usage for all buyers

 

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Trafford Hall Hotel, Manchester.

05/02/19
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10% NET return assured for 10 years

The Trafford Hall Hotel is a hotel rich in History and that was originally built in the 18th Century. The hotel to this day has kept some of the period features from the 18th Century and upon entry to the hotel one quickly is taken aback by the historic character the hotel possesses.

The location of this hotel really couldn’t be better. Within an 8 minute walk one can easily reach Old Trafford football ground or cricket stadium.

Just a short walk away from the hotel you will find the Old Trafford Tram stop with direct trams to and from Manchester City Centre, with a journey time of approximately 12 minutes.

The hotel is currently 87% occupied but due to the current state of the hotel, the existing clientele are builders and labourers. In a bid to increase the average daily rate and attract a higher calibre of clientele, perhaps more corporate, the owners of the hotel are selling off the individual rooms to embark on a full refurbishment programme that will see the hotel rise to a 4* standard.

Once completed the hotel is expected to increase both occupancy and revenue.

Investment Highlights

  • 10% NET return assured for 10 years
  • Prices start from £52,950
  • Hotel fully operational, providing immediate income with no development risk
  • 120% assured buyback from the developer in year 5
  • 2 weeks free personal usage for all buyers
  • 5% discount for the first 10 sales only

 

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