Draycott, DE72 3WH | Investment Property for Sale | VES-DE72-001

Opportunity to purchase an apartment in Draycott generating £5,940 rent pa and a gross yield of 6%






Based on

deposit: £24,750

stamp duty: £2,970

mortgage fees: £1,500

conveyancing fees: £1,000






Above average yield

Through our expertise and research, we have found that this property is above the average of this location based on data from REalyse, PropertyData and Zoopla

The higher the yield the stronger the return on investment.

The property









1 bedroom

1 bathroom

1 reception room



Leasehold information:

  • Length of lease: 250 years
  • Year lease started: 2004

Property details

  • converted flat within a Grade II Listed Victorian Mill Building

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The listings particulars haven't yet been reviewed by the vendor and are therefore not final.

Market Trends

Sales Trends

  • Prices in DE72 have increased 25% over the last 5 years (+1% over the last 12 months) and are £229,000 which varies by property type (£195,000 for a 1-bed flat to £397,000 for a 5-bed detached property). On average, there have been 27 properties sold per month in the area in the last 12 months.

  • In comparison, prices in the wider Derby DE postcode area are £175,000 (+2% over the last 12 months) and range between £84,000 for a 1-bed flat to £463,000 for a 5-bed detached property.

Rental Trends

  • Rents in DE72 are now at £654 per month (+20% over the last 12 months). On average, there have been 9 properties listed for rent per month in the area in the last 12 months.

  • Given prices in the area, gross yield is currently 4.0% which is lower than the national average of 4.7% and the wider Derby DE postcode area of 4.8%.

  • This property is currently achieving a gross yield of 6.0% which is 33% higher than the area.

Source: REalyse - 26/04/2019 Note: prices and rent are median and averaged over the last 12 months, unless stated. Data from property listings is taken from c. 20 different sites and agents.



£5,940 p.a. / £495 pcm






25 months ago



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About Draycott, Derby; East Midlands

Draycott is a village in Derbyshire in the East Midlands. It is located approximately 6 miles east of Derby and 3 miles south-west of Long Eaton. It’s close proximity to Derby makes it ideal for commuting.

Derby is a city in the county of Derbyshire in the East Midlands of England. It is located on the banks of the River Derwent in the south of Derbyshire, around 15 miles west of Nottingham and 37 miles north east of Birmingham.

This area is serviced by Derby Midland railway station which is managed by East Midlands Trains. East Midland Trains operates a 2 train per hour (tph) over the Midland Main Line southbound to London St Pancras via Leicester and northbound to Sheffield. Other local routes are operated by East Midland Trains, with frequent services on the Nottingham – Matlock Derwent Valley Line and the Derby – Crewe via Stoke-on-Trent lines. CrossCountry run inter-regional services to Newcastle and Edinburgh Waverley northbound and Plymouth via Bristol Temple Meads and Reading southbound (both via Birmingham New Street).

Shopping in central Derby is divided amongst three main shopping districts, these include the Cathedral Quarter, the St Peters Quarter and the Intu Derby shopping centre. The Cathedral Quarter was Derby’s first Business improvement District and includes a large variety of shops, boutiques, coffee shops and restaurants. This district also includes the Derby Museum and Art Gallery and Derby Central Library. The largest of these districts is the Intu Derby shopping centre which is the main shopping centre in the city, with around 199 stores, a food court and the 12-screen cinema.

There are many job opportunities in industry in Derby, it is a centre for advanced transport manufacturing, home to the world’s largest aero-engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce and Toyota Manufacturing UK’s automobile headquarters is south west of the city at Burnaston. Bombardier Transportation are based at the Derby Litchurch Lane Works were for many years the UK’s only train manufacturer and therefore the city was known as the railway centre of the UK. Derby is also home to the Royal Crown Derby, which is one of the longest-established businesses in the city and produces porcelain since the 1750s. There is also Infinity Park Derby which is a business park specifically for aerospace, rail and automotive technology.

In this area there is also a selection of local schooling options which could make this location ideal for young families looking for educational institutions in walking distance for their children. The Beckett Primary School offers mixed-sex education to the age of 11 and for those looking for education for their older children there is The Kingsmead School, which educated to the age of 16.

Victoria Mill,





DE72 3WH

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