Pontefract, WF9 3NL | Investment Property for Sale | VES-WF9-001

Opportunity to purchase 19 units in Pontefract generating £84,720 gross rent pa & a 17.1% gross yield


19-unit Portfolio




Based on

deposit: £123,750

stamp duty: £14,850

mortgage fees: £1,500

conveyancing fees: £19,000






The portfolio

















Leasehold information

  • Length of lease: 150 years
  • Year lease started: 2017
  • Years left on lease: 145 years (from 2022)
  • Ground rent review period: tbc
  • Service charge review period: tbc

Block information

  • 19 apartments are available for sale, on a leasehold basis
  • The apartments are spread across 4 blocks of the same development
  • The apartments comprise:
    • 15 x studio apartments
    • 4 x 1-bed apartments
  • Each apartment is self-contained
  • There are communal gardens for all tenants
  • There are approximately 10 car parking spaces, shared between all occupants
  • The blocks are managed and let by third parties
  • EPC ratings: D, E & F
  • Council tax band A

Rental information

  • The 19 apartments are fully let
  • Aggregate monthly rental income: £7,060.01
  • Aggregate annual rental income: £84,720.12
  • Aggregate gross yield: 17.1%

Location information

  • The apartments are located in the South Kirkby area of Pontefract
  • Pontefract is just under 9 miles north of South Kirkby
  • The closest railway station is Moorthorpe, which can be reached via bus
  • There is a bus stop just a short walk from the properties


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

The floorplans are examples of a studio and of a 1-bed apartment in this development. Layout and sizes will vary.


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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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