Sheffield, S3 7GN | Investment Property for Sale | VES-S3-001

Opportunity of a studio apartment in Sheffield with the potential to generate 10.3% gross rental yield


Studio - Student




Based on

deposit: £20,750

stamp duty: £2,490

mortgage fees: £1,500

conveyancing fees: £1,000






The property









0 bedrooms

1 bathroom

1 reception room


Fully Furnished

Student accommodation blocks are operated in a slightly different way to traditional residential blocks. All bills are consolidated and built into the service charge.

The developer in this instance is guaranteeing an 7.7% net yield for a period of 5 years.

Our platform calculates the net yield using standard and fixed variables with regards to costs, please see the “Actual financials” section below for a breakdown of the assumptions

Actual financials

Whilst the displayed financials below are market averages, this is the actual net yield calculation applied by the vendor:

  • Gross annual rent: £8,568
  • Gross rental yield: 10.3%
  • Service and property management charges: £2,056
  • Ground rent: £275
  • Net rental income: 6,365
  • Net rental yield:7.7%

Property information

  • Studio apartment for students
  • Fully furnished
  • Expected rental income for this apartment: £714 pcm; £8,568 pa
  • All studios come with en suite bathroom
  • Comes with high-speed broadband
  • Vesta has access to 76 units in this development
  • The development is expected to complete in August 2020
  • The below floorplan is a representation of a typical studio within the building
  • Floorplans will vary depending on the apartment
  • Pricing will vary depending on the apartment

Apartment specifications

  • Double bed with under bed storage
  • Wardrobe
  • Fitted corner seat
  • Study desk and chair
  • HD LCD Smart TV
  • Extractor fan
  • 2 ring induction hob
  • Fridge freezer and microwave
  • Breakfast bar and stool
  • Flooring, blinds and lighting

Development specifications

  • Lifts
  • Cycle storage
  • On-site management team
  • Social reception area with sofas, pool table, reception desk and parcel storage area
  • A living room and entertaining room with full kitchen and island
  • A wellness room for yoga/thai chi/prayer/meditation
  • Individual study pods
  • Private study rooms
  • On-site gym
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Groundfloor garden courtyard

Leasehold information

  • Length of lease: 125 years
  • Year lease starts: 2020
  • Service charge: will vary depending on the apartment


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

At the time of listing there are no EPCs available for this property. However, Vesta will add these as soon as they have been received.


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About Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England and is the third-largest English district by population.

The city is well connected via the M1 and M18 motorways. The M1 links it to London and Leeds, whilst the M18 runs from Rotherham to Goole.

Sheffield is also very easy to reach by train as major routes pass through the station. East Midland Trains run a regular fast service from London St Pancras to Sheffield, taking approximately 2 hours. The Cross Country Route links the East of Scotland and Northeast of England with the West Midlands and the Southwest, linking Liverpool and Manchester with Hull and East Anglia. High Speed 2 is planned to be operational by 2033 serving a city centre station in Sheffield, running services to Birmingham, London, Leeds and Newcastle. There are 5 other railway stations in Sheffield that serve as commuter stations for suburban communities.

The closest airport is Doncaster Sheffield Airport which lies around 25 miles outside the city centre and operates regular flights to European destinations. Other nearby airports include Manchester Airport, Leeds Bradford Airport and Nottingham’s East Midlands Airport.

Sheffield has a number of museums and heritage attractions, such as The Metalwork Collection, Kelham Island Museum, Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet, Weston Park Museum, Sheffield Cathedral, National Videogame Museum, Beauchief Abbey and Magna to name a few.

The Lyceum Theatre, the Crucible Theatre and the Studio Theatre provide a variety of entertainment and workshops throughout the year for young and old. Whilst the Lyceum is Sheffield’s home of pantomime, the Crucible is best known for hosting the prestigious World Snooker Championship since 1977.

Sheffield long sporting heritage aside from the World Snooker Championship make it is also home of the Sheffield Steelers, the UK’s first professional ice hockey team and the worlds oldest football club, Sheffield FC.

With more than 250 parks, woodlands and gardens and 1,600 acres of nature reserves Sheffield is England’s greenest city. It is estimated that around 61% of the city is greenspace, making it ideal for anyone who enjoys outdoor pursuits. Additionally, the Peak District National Park borders the southwest of the city offering further outdoor-based activities.

Sheffield has two universities, University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University. The University of Sheffield has two main campus areas, the Western Bank and the St George’s. It ranks among the top 10 UK universities for grant funding and eight Nobel laureates are affiliated with it, six of which are alumni or former long-term staff at the university. Sheffield Hallam University is also based on two sites, the City Campus near the railway station and Collegiate Crescent Campus in the Broomhall Estate. It was ranked the 11th largest university in the UK in 2016/2017. Both universities attract around 60,000 students annually.

There are three main further education colleges, The Sheffield College, Longley Park Sixth Form College and Chapeltown Academy, as well as 26 secondary schools and 137 primary schools.

Allen Street,


South Yorkshire,


S3 7GN

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