The Orient Building is a prominent local landmark building, formerly a Custom House and now converted into shared accommodation. The subject property comprises 6 self contained "houses" (four 4 bedroom and two 5 bedroom) providing 26 letting bedrooms currently let at £8,171 per month. Currently 5 rooms are vacant, providing the opportunity to increase the income by up to £1,925 per month. Prior to COVID it was occupied mainly by students of the specialist Fleetwood Nautical College, but is now let to non-students with the majority of the rent paid direct to the landlord by Universal Credit.
The property is located within Fleetwood town centre, conveniently located adjacent to an Asda superstore and within walking distance (less than 300m) from the main retail area of the town on Lord Street. Station Road links Dock Road and Lord Street, both of which provide access to local bus routes, with Tram stops also available on Lord Street. The Fleetwood Nautical Campus is approximately 1.25 miles to the south and Blackpool town centre 6.5 miles to the south.
House One - Four Bedrooms with Hall, W.C, Open Plan Kitchen/Lounge and Bathroom/W.C
House Two - Four Bedrooms with Hall, Open Plan Kitchen/Lounge and Bathroom/W.C
House Three - Five Bedrooms with Hall, W.C, Kitchen and Bathroom/W.C
House Four - Four Bedrooms with Hall, W.C, Open Plan Kitchen/Lounge and Bathroom/W.C
House Five - Four Bedrooms with Hall, W.C, Open Plan Kitchen/Lounge and Bathroom/W.C
House Six - Five Bedrooms with Hall, W.C, Open Plan Kitchen/Lounge and Bathroom/W.C
At present the property is let to 21 individuals on 21 ASTs (Two Rooms are subject to double occupancy), with single occupancy rent at £385 per month and double occupancy at £429 per month. This provides a current total rent of £8,171 per month. 5 rooms are currently vacant.
Energy Asset Ratings are a mix of C & D.
There will be a Buyer's Administration Fee of £3,000 (inc VAT) payable upon exchange of contracts.
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