Darwen, various postcodes | Investment Property for Sale | VES-BB3-004

Opportunity to purchase a ready-made portfolio in Darwen which generates a 5.5% gross yield


33-unit Portfolio




Based on

deposit: £830,250

stamp duty: £99,630

mortgage fees: £1,500

conveyancing fees: £33,000






The portfolio













Portfolio information

  • This 33-unit portfolio comprises a mix of freehold and leasehold houses
  • It is made up of:
    • 19 x leasehold houses
    • 14 x freehold houses
  • The term of the leases is 900+ years and the oldest lease started in 1853
  • The ground rents will be at a peppercorn rate
  • EPC ratings C, D & E
  • Council tax band A

Rental information

  • The properties are fully let
  • Monthly rental income £15,239
  • Annual rental income £182,868

Location information

  • The properties are located in various postcodes in Darwen
  • Darwen is around 3.7 miles south of Blackburn
  • The M65 can easily be accessed from Darwen from junction 4

Available upon request

  • Breakdown of the portfolio
  • EPCs of all properties


Please note that Vesta has not visited this property and that the vendor has provided all material.

We are awaiting some internal photos of a number of properties and will add them when they are received.

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About Darwen, Lancashire

Darwen is a market town in the Blackburn with Darwen borough in Lancashire, in the North West of England. Blackburn lies around 4.5 miles north of Darwen, Preston around 14 miles north-west, Bolton around 9.5 miles south and Accrington around 8 miles north-east.

The A666 runs through Darwen providing a direct connection to Blackburn and Bolton. From Pendlebury it joins the A6 which runs from Luton to Carlisle.

Darwen railway station is served by Northern Trains and lies on the Ribble Valley Line from Rochdale/Manchester Victoria to Blackburn and Clitheroe. There are also regular bus services to Blackburn/Accrington as well as Bolton and Clitheroe.

The local landmarks include Darwen Jubilee Tower, Darwen Library and Darwen Town Hall. There are four parks in Darwen, three of which lead to the moors and Jubilee Tower. On a clear day one can see Blackpool Tower, the Isle of Man, North Wales and the Furness Peninsula from the top of Jubilee Tower. Darwen’s location in the West Pennine Moors also offers a great variety of walks and trails for anyone interested in outdoor pursuits. The moors are a Site of Special Scientific Interest and are also home to several reservoirs.

Darwen town centre offers all the usual shops as well as a great range of independent specialist stores. Darwen Market has offerings from local traders providing a wide selection of food, most of which is locally sourced. One can also find stalls offering essentials such as gifts, arts and crafts, or key cutting.

Education is provided by a number of primary and secondary schools. Further education and special & alternative schools are located in nearby Blackburn.

The local economy of the Blackburn with Darwen borough is largely driven by the health, manufacturing, retail and wholesale, education and business admin and support services sectors. According to the local government around 7 in 10 jobs can be found within these sectors.

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