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Axiom Student Apartments, Stoke-on-Trent

Opulent are proud to be able to offer our latest student accommodation exclusive offering. Due to the success of our previous Stoke-on-Trent student accommodation developments we are launching our latest opportunity which is within close proximity to the University of Staffordshire. 161 studio apartments right on the doorstep of the bustling city centre.  Being located on the site of the old police station, it will be a mixed conversion and new build property The building is within just a 10 minute walk to the University of Staffordshire and is superbly located right in the heart of Stoke-on-Trent close to bars, restaurants and nightclubs to keep the students busy in their free time. The project is also conveniently located next to local bus routes and is just a 5 minute walk from Stoke train station that provides connections to Manchester and other parts of the UK.   Investment Highlights Cash investment from £84,999 161 purpose-built student apartments 7.5% NET assured for 2 years, excluding ground rent 125 years leasehold £350 ground rent Close to Staffordshire University & Keele University Completion Q4, 2024 Fully furnished (except TV)
Sanjit Dhanjal
18th January 2023

Imperial Quarter, Royal Windsor

Imperial Quarter occupies an ideal location close to Royal Windsor and the new Crossrail links that offers direct access to Central London and the financial district in 30-40 minutes. This is one of the most attractive and in-demand locations in the UK for LEGOLAND® short-term renters. Built to a high specification, Imperial Quarter is home to 14 apartments and 2 houses which offer a modern lifestyle in this historic location. Fully fitted kitchens with top of the range appliances complement bright, airy living spaces and bedrooms with top of the range fixtures, furnishings and other high-end design touches. Parking is available with each apartment, and the development is approaching the final stages of construction. With completion set for early 2023, this opportunity will generate income almost immediately for investors with little or no development risk. Royal Windsor Crowned by Windsor Castle which has been in place since the 12th century, Windsor is now the official home of King Charles and has a rich mixture of history, culture and modern ambitions which makes it unique. In the modern day, proximity to London and Heathrow Airport marks Windsor out as a key economic hub in the London Commuter Belt. A growing population, an unmatched spread of tourist attractions and the natural vibrancy of the town’s storied schools such as Eton College combine to create a cosmopolitan modern atmosphere. Windsor is only becoming more popular every year, and by investing in Imperial Quarter you can play your part in its story. Welcome to Windsor and this outstanding new development. Investment Highlights 14 one, two, and three-bedroom apartments 2 three bedroom houses Prices from £375k Up to 12% projected yield 250 years leasehold Zero ground rent Estimated service charge £1.93 psf / annum Parking with each apartment (£15k) Bright spacious apartments 2-year rental assurance at 6% Prime for short-term rentals Castle view from higher apartments
Sanjit Dhanjal
9th November 2022

London House, Stoke

London House is a completed and operational student accommodation development in Stoke-on-Trent. Consisting of 76 cluster student apartments, this project has been completed since 2018 and managed by the University of Staffordshire Student Union Management Company, Greenpad. The building has been extremely popular with students and those studying within the area. The building is within just an 8-minute walk to the University of Staffordshire and is superbly located right in the heart of Stoke-on-Trent close to bars, restaurants and nightclubs to keep the students busy in their free time. The project is also conveniently located next to local bus routes and is just a 5 minute walk from Stoke train station that provides connections to Manchester and other parts of the UK. Investment Highlights Completed, operational student accommodation From £57,950 Zero ground rent Zero stamp duty 2 year rental assurance (7% NET) Close to Staffordshire University and Keele University. Managed by Staffordshire University’s student union management company Population of 255,000 people 90 mins to London Euston via Train Michelin Tyres have their UK Headquarters in Stoke JCB, the world leaders in construction machinery have announced 2,500 new jobs. The UK’s largest car manufacturer, Jaguar Land Rover, will be creating 1,400 jobs at its new engine plant. Overseas Investors can capitalize on the current weak rate of British Pound.
Sanjit Dhanjal
14th October 2022

Key Ready Apartments in Bagshot, Surrey

A residential development, completed in February 2022. It is the result of an ambitious scheme that has converted an existing commercial property into a modern mix of 79, one-and-two-bedroom apartments. The development is set in a quiet and leafy residential district in Bagshot. It lies just 300m from the A322, and less than 900m from the nearest junction of the M3. This makes it an exceptionally convenient base for commuters: central London is less than 45km to the east, and many other employment hotspots are considerably closer still, namely Reading and Bracknell that house major corporations and large industrial estates. Like many districts of Britain, Bagshot is characterised by an insufficient supply of good, modern homes, which means that local rental demand is robust and reliable. The property is already over 75% tenanted and the developer will take responsibility for ensuring full occupancy. Consequently, as the newest and most striking development in the area, it promises low risk, dependable yields and excellent potential for continuing capital growth. A new residential conversion scheme Completed: February 2022 79 apartments A mix of studios and one and two-bedroom apartments Backed by a 10-year warranty 250-year leasehold £0 ground rent Prices from £190,000 Investment Highlights Prices start from £190,000 for a studio and £195,000 for a 1 bed and £265,000 for a 2 bed. Completed Development in February 2022 Strong local rental demand with all units currently rented Average Rent: £890 PCM 8.4% average annual price growth in the area Zero ground rent 250-year lease Service charges £1,027 per annum Allocated parking included with each apartment Short term lets allowed in the lease, providing up to 12% yield
Sanjit Dhanjal
13th September 2022

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 10 years 999 years lease Earn an assured £83,964 over 10 years Excellent location prime for rentals
Sanjit Dhanjal
21st March 2022

Card House, Bradford

Card House is our latest investment opportunity in the up-and-coming city of Bradford. This conversion of a grade II listed building will create 144 apartments over four floors, all providing a ready to move in living space that will suit those looking for well-appointed apartments that offer easy access to the city centre. This splendid conversion will create 144 apartments over four floors, all providing ready to move in living space that will suit those looking for well-appointed apartments that offer easy access to Bradford city centre. All apartments in Card House are spacious, delivering larger than average accommodation. The clever use of natural and electrical lighting ensures the apartments are light and airy, providing truly special homes. Why invest? Card House is certain to be popular with both investors and tenants alike. The development occupies a highly prominent position between the higher quality outer Bradford residential suburbs and the Airedale towns and villages of Shipley, Cottingley and Bingley. In addition to this, Card House will offer excellent transport links to both Bradford and Leeds city centre, offering a perfect location for those looking to commute. Investment Highlights Prices from £105,000 2 years 7% net rental assurance Completion set for Q1 2022 £750 per annum service charge Ground rent £250 per annum
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9th August 2021

Affinity Living, Birmingham

Introducing - Affinity Living Lancaster Wharf, Birmingham Following the fantastic success of the Affinity Living purpose built residential properties in Manchester, the high end brand now moves its focus to Birmingham, with this stunning collection of 266 1 and 2 bedroom apartments situated in a prime location in Birmingham's City Centre. Our Affinity Living development in Birmingham is a bespoke 266-apartment development in a prime city centre location. Bringing Affinity Living’s user-led approach to rental living to a city where a quarter of households rent their properties. Promising the brand’s standard of prime location, modern design and premium amenities, Lancaster Wharf is set to provide a living experience unmatched anywhere else in the city. With a range of premium communal living areas and state-of-the-art garden spaces, Affinity Living encourages residents out of their apartments and into a thriving resident community. Reintroducing greenery to the canal front, the waterfront courtyard will provide a relaxing outdoor space for residents to escape busy city life. Amenities Large, contemporary living spaces State-of-the-art gymnasium Rooftop Terrace Waterfront garden courtyard Residents’ lounge TV lounge area Live/work lounge & private working booths Payment Plan Reservation Fee: £5000 Deposit on exchange: 30% of property value Final payment on completion: 70% of property value less the reservation fee
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3rd June 2021

Dolphin Bridge House, Uxbridge

We are delighted to offer this exciting new development in a very desirable London location. Dolphin House is located in Uxbridge within the London Borough of Hillingdon and beautifully combines a West London location with countryside and rolling hills on your doorstep. The development is situated on the banks of the Grand Union Canal and River Colne and offers a great deal of tranquillity within the boundaries of the UK’s capital city. This building has undergone an amazing transformation and is now a highly desirable residential development that is very attractive to renters and owner occupiers alike. Uxbridge itself is a business node within the Greater London area. Its fantastic transport links give it an enviable position within London’s reach. The area is well renowned for having a large number of offices within the town centre with companies like Coca Cola, Cadburys, Apple, Mitsubishi, Hertz, Hasbro, GSK, Xerox, Fujitsu, Cisco, PWC & IBM all having a significant office presence within Uxbridge. When you also consider it is within a 10 minute drive of Heathrow, there are many reasons why businesses want to be located in Uxbridge and why demand for rental property is very high here. Furthermore, there is high demand for serviced apartments and hotel accommodation in Uxbridge for this reason, meaning if you wanted to let it out as a serviced apartment there would be ample demand. In terms of positioning within Uxbridge itself, Dolphin Bridge House is excellently located to capitalise on these business travellers. Located just a 10-minute walk from the town centre and the underground station, and quite literally within a stone’s throw of the Premier Inn hotel, which is located just 100 yards away, demonstrate this is already a hotspot for business stays within the area. Investment Highlights Uxbridge location. 30 min train ride into Central London 10 min walk to Uxbridge Station M25, M4 & M40 all a short distance away. 10 min drive to Heathrow Airport. Next to Colne Valley Regional Park, a beautiful area of canals, rivers, lakes and woodland. Uxbridge has a large amount of offices and high employment rates Allocated car parking for every apartment Completion November 2019 5% gross rental yield on headline price. 10% NET rental yield if managed as serviced apartment 999 year lease 20% deposit Ground Rent = £250-£325 p.a. Service Charge = £3 per sqft p.a.
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20th April 2021

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

X1 Michigan Towers, Manchester

X1 Michigan Towers is an exciting new flagship development, which is set to change the Manchester skyline. Our new development features four iconic towers, each with unique façades with a stunning architectural design. Each tower is set within a modern landscaped public realm, which features cafe spaces, restaurants, retail and office space alongside the residential offer. With heights ranging between 14 and 35 floors, the towers provide both sweeping views of MediaCityUK, Salford Quays and central Manchester. This mixed-use scheme is an ideal investment opportunity and is truly unique in its contemporary design and perfect quayside location. Situated in the heart of MediaCityUK in the iconic Salford Quays, home to Coronation Street as well as the likes of the BBC, ITV, Ericsson and Kellogg’s, this new phase of development complements the existing towers, and fits perfectly within the bustling business and leisure community. This development presents an exclusive opportunity to invest in limited luxury property located at the very heart of Peel’s thriving MediaCityUK project. Investment Case: Manchester is one of the UK investment hotspots right now Established economic powerhouse with every increasing demand for new built property. 57.8% growth between 2009-2019 Located in the heart of MediaCity and Salford Quays, one of the UK’s most famous and iconic regeneration schemes In Salford Quays prices are lower that the city centre, with more and more people moving there for affordability and quality of life. The gap between prices in the city centre and Salford Quays is decreasing rapidly, a trend which is set to continue. Since 2013, prices in Salford Quays have almost doubled Located on the Broadway and Harbour City Metrolink stations Next to MediaCityUK, home to the BBC, ITV, Kelloggs, Bupa, University of Salford and over 250 creative media business. 8 Mins into central Manchester 20 min walk to Old Trafford Football Ground Part of the Peel Group’s multi-billion-pound regeneration scheme X1 are a massive multibillion pound developer with extensive experience of developing high quality housing and working closely with Peel Ports. Rental Guarantee to offset any void periods during the first 2-3 years      
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28th August 2020

X1 Chatham Waters, Kent

Prices from £220,000, 2 years 6% net rent guarantee, 10% deposit X1 Chatham Waters is an exciting new development commanding a beautiful waterfront setting in Medway, Kent a mere 36 minutes by train from London's Kings Cross. Set on a harbour, these exclusive 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments boast private balconies with stunning views across the quayside, are extremely spacious, and have a contemporary feel throughout. As far as London commuter-belt investment properties go, X1 Chatham Waters is pretty unique. As part of a massive generation, this waterfront setting is likely to witness some significant capital growth which will appeal to both buy-to-let investors and owner-occupiers alike. The project is being built by the award-winning developer X1 and is scheduled for completion in November 2020. Once completed investors can enjoy a 2-year rental guarantee at 6% net or alternatively opt for a 3 years 5% net rental guarantee. Crucial to this project is the fact that it forms an integral part of a wider £650m waterfront regeneration project being developed by Peel Group which will see the Chatham Docks area regenerated into new retail, residential property, leisure facilities and also new transport links. Chatham and the surrounding area is in itself one of the fastest-growing London commuter belt towns and is currently undergoing a 20-year regeneration program of economic growth, new infrastructure and waterfront properties making the town one of the best prospects for capital growth in the UK. Property prices in the area have risen over 240% in the past 20 years and are scheduled to rise by 25-30% over the next five years. The population of Kent is also increasing with a forecasted 22.9% growth in the population by 2031. Transport links to the area couldn't be better with a total journey time door to door from the project to London is just under an hour. The developer has an exceptional track record with 27 completed developments, 9 projects currently under construction, 7 upcoming projects with over 7,500 units sold. As this project is very nearly complete, it represents very little risk when compared to other off-plan projects in London's commuter belt. This opportunity represents the perfect opportunity for investors wishing to capitalize on the expansion of the city of London. What with COVID-19 many residents are moving out of Central London due to not having to be in the office every day. With property prices in Chatham nearly a third of those in Central London, Chatham and surrounding areas are destined to benefit from an influx of city workers arriving at its doorstep in search of more value for money. Development Features: Mixture of 199 one, two and three-bedroom apartments with stunning waterfront views# Secure car parking State of the art gymnasium Concierge services Beautifully landscaped gardens Commercial units on ground floor Stunning wrap-around balconies on some apartments High spec and spacious apartments Investment Highlights: Prices starting from just £220,000 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments 2 years rent guarantee at 6% net or 3 years at 5% Just 10% Deposit required, balance on completion Finance available House prices in Medway Kent have risen 54% between 2014  -  2018 250 years leasehold Service charge £2/sq ft per annum 36 minutes by train from London 10 years full build warranty Award Winning Developer Stunning water views from most apartments
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29th June 2020