Article 4 direction – a new era for Bath

On the 12th June 2013 the Cabinet of Bath and North East Somerset Council made the decision to confirm the Article 4 Direction on HMOs from 1st July 2013 and adopt the Supplementary Planning Document ( click here to see the HMO supplementary planning document ). A House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) is defined by the… Read More



Ivy Avenue – 5 bed 2 star HMO for sale

A 2star accredited central Oldfield Park HMO with five bedrooms over three floors plus long west facing garden and garage. Returning £1600pcm at present and rented until 31st July (and thus likely to be immune from pending Article 4 legislation), the property could be easily be upgraded further to increase return or turned back into… Read More



Student lets in Bath – updated availability list 2013/14

STUDENTS – LAST REMAINING HOUSES FOR 2013/14 OCCUPATION LISTED BELOW. ALL PROPERTIES ARE DISPLAYED ON OUR MAIN WEBSITE (click here to access) WITH FLOORPLANS AND INTERNAL PHOTOS AS STANDARD. PLEASE NOTE THAT MOST PROPERTIES LISTED BELOW WILL NOT BE SUBJECT TO TENANCY FEES. 6 bedroom houses Chelsea Rd £2,575 (£425-£450 per room) – Weston 5… Read More



Herbert Road – four floor four bedroom current let

A superb four storey prime central Oldfield Park investment opportunity, let currently and also for the 2013/2014 academic year at £17,480pa. Sold as a high spec ongoing investment opportunity, the property is currently laid out as a four bedroom student let with three doubles and one single bedroom (which has its own separate study). There… Read More



Stuart Place – ideal Bath investment property

Offering a quite staggering 1421sqft of accommodation over four floors, currently rented to professional sharers at £1450pcm (thus 6.2% gross return) and capable of being subdivided to create at least one more bedroom – this superbly maintained Victorian terrace is not quite what you’d expect from a quick look at the front. Compared to many… Read More



Dorset Street, Oldfield Park

Nestled conveniently in the heart of ‘Scotch Corner’, this beautiful home is a well presented two up two down Victorian mid terrace. The property, which is within not only a level walk of the centre but also just around the corner for Moorland Road shops  & Oldfield Park train station, comprises of: Entrance hallway, sitting… Read More



First time buyers losing out in Oldfield Park

Having sold quite a few homes in the area in January, we have met plenty of young couples and small families hoping to live in Oldfield Park. Sadly, in almost every house sale recently, these clients have been beaten to the properties by investors wishing to buy to let to students. Experienced cash buyers are hard… Read More



Sydenham Buildings – current student let with 7%+ return

An attractive investment opportunity let until the end of the 2013/2014 academic year, producing a healthy monthly income of £1625 per calendar month – a 7% + return! The property is let out as a 5 bedroom student let, set over three floors with bedroom, living room, kitchen, utility room, bathroom and WC on the… Read More



Student accommodation list for 2013/14 – Jan 21st update

Looking for student accommodation for 2013/14? Our properties are going fast – we’ve let another 6 over the weekend despite the snow! – so please check the list below and let us know what you’d like to see. Please note the following list is correct as of 10am Monday 21st Jan. All properties are displayed… Read More



Vernon Park – classic Victorian terrace with south facing garden

Perfect for residential buyers or student investors alike. A solid, immaculately presented Victorian terrace located off the Lower Bristol Road in an ideal position at the head of the cul de sac. 40ft+ south facing back garden, two double bedrooms, two receptions, first floor bathroom and an extended kitchen. The house is wide enough to… Read More