PETERBOROUGH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE1
AN UNBROKEN FREEHOLD ESTATE OF 74 RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES IN
ST MICHAELS GATE
The property comprises an extensive and unbroken freehold residential development of 74 properties. The estate is located to the north west of Peterborough town centre, approximately 5.6km (3.5 miles) from Peterborough Mainline Train Station.
The current owners have invested heavily in the asset during their ownership including a high specification rolling refurbishment of units, which is ongoing.
The asset offers an incoming investor the opportunity to acquire a quality portfolio of scale, benefiting from management efficiencies, a low entry point into the residential market, and an attractive initial yield, with excellent reversionary potential.
Portfolio summary and performance:
The estate was developed in the 1980s and comprises 74 residential units arranged as 59 houses (33 x two bed, 20 x three bed and 6 x four bed) and 15 flats (15 x one bed) extending to 5,304 sqm (57,092sqft).
internally, 45 of the 74 units have been refurbished to a high standard with quality new kitchens, contemporary bathrooms and
No. Of Units 74
Floor area (sqm/sqft) 5,304/57,092
No. of refurbished units 45
No. of un-refurbished units 29
Current rent reserved – (pa)
ERV (pa) £685,000
Total site area1.538ha
hard wood flooring. The remainder of the flats are in good letting condition.
There is ample off street parking across the estate.
The total site area extends to approximately 1.538ha (3.8 acres).
NOTE:- Reproduced from the Ordnance Survey Map with the permission of the Controller of H.M. Stationery Office. © Crown copyright licence number 100024244 Savills (UK) Ltd. NOTE:- Published for the purposes of identification only
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Unit Size No. of unitsMax Floor Area (sq ft)
Min Floor Area (sq ft)
Av Floor Area (sq ft)
1 bed Flat 15 431 333 386 5786
2 bed House 33 1135 585 802 26471
3 bed House 20 947 833 904 18072
4 bed House 6 1162 1095 1127 6763
ST MICHAELS GATE
The properties are located in St Michaels Gate, Parnwell, in the north eastern area of Peterborough. Parnwell is a residential area, lying adjacent to the old Newark Village. St Michaels Gate is bounded by Parnwell Way to the north and east, providing easy access to Peterborough town centre as well as the A1 motorway which provides routes to London and beyond.
Peterborough Railway Station is approximately 5.6km (3.5 miles) to the South West of St Michaels Gate, which is best accessed through the local bus network or by car.
Peterborough is a cathedral City in the East of England. It is situated 121km (75 miles) north of London, 63.4km (39.4 miles) north of Cambridge and 138.9km (86.3 miles) east of Birmingham.
Kingston upon Hull
Peterborough has a population of circa 188,400. This grew by 2.1% between 2011 and 2013 and exceeds the growth experienced in England during this period of 0.7%.
Peterborough is currently the subject of major inward investment. There is a £100m regeneration of the North Westgate area with a large mixed use development due to be completed by 2017/2018. There is also an approved £120m mixed use regeneration project, Fletton Quays, which will further strengthen the economic future for Peterborough once completed.
The East of England has the second lowest unemployment rate of any UK region – at 4.5%. The government’s M11 corridor regeneration initiative is expected to create 17,500 jobs with the population estimated to grow to 200,000 by 2020.
> Area of substantial regeneration – both private and public investment
> 19.1% of residents in Peterborough living in the private rented sector, against the UK average of 18%.
The East of England experienced the highest rate of house price growth as a region at 8.4% (annual), compared to 7.6% in the South East, and 6.6% in London.
The asset offers an attractive opportunity to purchase an efficient and high quality rental platform predicted to capture both rental and capital growth over the coming years.
Savills rental and capital growth forecast for the area are as follows:
Capital Values 2016 2017 2018 2019 20205
East of England 6.5% 4% 4% 3% 2% 21. 0%
Rents 2016 2017 2018 2019 20205
UK Mainstream 3% 3% 3% 3% 3.5% 16.5%
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The properties are currently 100% fully occupied subject to 71 ASTs and 3 assured tenancies.
The current rent reserved is £526,340 per annum. We estimate that the ERV is in the region of £685,000 per annum following refurbishment of all the units.
Property No. Of Units Floor area (sqm) Floor area (sqft)Current rent reserved (pa)
St Michaels Gate 75 57,092 5,304 £526,340 £685,000
The property is held freehold.
Sample Floor Plans
3 bed Ground floor551 sq ft
3 bed First floor584 sq ft
ST MICHAELS GATE
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Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Savills have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.
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