Pontefract, WF8 1HJ | Investment Property for Sale | VES-WF8-002

Off-plan apartment in Pontefract, capable of generating £7,800 in rent pa and a gross yield of 6.8%


Off-Plan Apartment




Based on

deposit: £28,500

stamp duty: £3,420

mortgage fees: £1,500

conveyancing fees: £1,000






The property









2 bedrooms

1 bathroom

1 reception room



Practical completion expected September 2020 - construction due to start in January 2020.

Leasehold information

  • Length of lease: 125 years
  • Year Lease Started - awaiting completion (TBC)

Property information

  • Ground floor 2-bed apartment
  • Furniture pack & blinds included
  • Distinctive, custom designed kitchen units with soft closing doors
  • High quality worktops with splash backs
  • Fully integrated top of the range, branded appliances including cooker, hob, extractor, fridge /freezer and washer/dryer
  • High quality bathroom tiles and flooring, chrome heated towel rail with extractor fan
  • Laminate wooden flooring to hallways, kitchens and living rooms 80/20 twist carpet to bedrooms
  • Private outdoor space
  • Allocated parking space

A great buy-to-let opportunity

The Malthouse offers an excellent investment opportunity. Built to a superior specification, this scheme of just 26 unique, luxury apartments is in the heart of the historic market town of Pontefract, one of West Yorkshire’s most up and coming areas.

A private gated development with allocated parking for most residents, The Malthouse features solar panels, options to upgrade the kitchen and a 10-year building warranty.

A prime location for residents, a prime asset for investors

  • Close to local shops, medical centre, gym and restaurants.
  • M62 & A1putting Leeds a 30m drive, Wakefield 25m and Manchester 1 hr 30m.
  • Close to the town’s three railway stations – Baghill, Tanshelf and Monkhill. Journey times to Leeds are 30 minutes, Wakefield 20 minutes and Manchester 1 hour 40 minutes.
  • Close to two international airports – Leeds Bradford and Robin Hood


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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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