Pontefract, WF8 1BQ | Investment Property for Sale | VES-WF8-006

Opportunity to purchase a 74-unit block in Pontefract generating £424,530 rent pa & gross yield of 6.4%


74-unit Block




Based on

deposit: £1,650,000

stamp duty: £198,000

mortgage fees: £1,500

conveyancing fees: £74,000






The block













Block information

  • Office to residential conversion
  • Spread over four floors
  • The block comprises:
    • 70 x 1-bed apartments
    • 4 x 2-bed apartments
  • Each apartment comes with:
    • lounge/kitchen/bedroom
    • bathroom
  • EPC ratings C
  • Council tax band: tbc

Rental information

  • The block is fully let, generating:
    • Aggregate monthly rental income: £35,377.50
    • Aggregate annual rental income: £424,530

Available upon request

  • EPCs for all units
  • Block breakdown
  • Full floorplans

Location information

  • The property is located in the centre of Pontefract
  • All local amenities are just a short walk away
  • Pontefract Tanshelf railway station is a 9-minute walk away
  • Pontefract Baghill railway station is a 10-minute walk away
  • Easy access to the M62 via Junction 32 and the A1 (M) via Junction 33


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About Pontefract, West Yorkshire

Known as the key to the north, the historic town of Pontefract is one of West Yorkshire’s most up and coming areas.

  • Within walking distance to local shops, restaurants and leisure facilities

  • Close to three train stations

  • Ideal for the M62 & A1, putting Leeds 30 minutes away

  • Close to two international airports

  • Multi-million pound regeneration projects (shopping, leisure, jobs and green spaces)

Pontefract is a historic market town in the county of West Yorkshire in northern England. This town is one of five towns that makes up the metropolitan borough of the City of Wakefield, situated 13.9 miles south east of Leeds and 25.1 miles north of Sheffield.

This area is serviced by Pontefract Tanshelf railway station, Pontefract Baghill railway station and Pontefract Monkhill railway station offering trains to Wakefield, Leeds, York, Sheffield, Bradford and London King's Cross.

Pontefract has been historically known as a market town since the middle ages, in more contemporary times the market days are Wednesday and Saturday, with a smaller market that opens on Fridays. There is also a covered indoor market space that is open all week apart from Thursday afternoons and Sundays. In town there is also an Xscape complex that features several shops, clubs, restaurants and entertainment facilities including a bowling alley, laser tag, crazy golf and a multi-screen cinema. Pontefract also has many cultural attractions such as Pontefract Castles, Pontefract Races and the Pontefract Museum.

Pontefract is one of the few places in the UK where liquorice can be grown due to the fact that the soil is deep and sandy, this has made it an ideal location for two liquorice factories owned by Haribo and Tangerine Confectionery. Aside from these big employers in the local area there are many job opportunities in the nearby city of Leeds.

Pontefract is ideal for young families seeking local schooling options in walking distance of this area. There are a number of secondary schools offering education from the ages of 11-16 such as Carleton Community High School and King’s School on Mill Hill Lane. For those looking for Higher Education there is the NEW College on Park Lane, which is one of the highest achieving colleges in the England.

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