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75-77 Cornwall Street


2,821 Sq Ft (262.07 Sq M)
For Sale: £2,950,000 Long Leasehold
75-77 Cornwall Street, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 1NS
Current Brochure


Mixed student and retail investment
Plymouth City Centre
Student element let for 2 years
Good quality student accommodation
Close to Plymouth University
Plymouth University is growing and therefore demand for student accommodation
Reversionary potential in 2 years time to let the individual rooms separately
Net income = Year 1 - £172,525 pa. Year 2 - £182,525 pa
NIY 5.29% assuming purchasers costs of 6.44%. Increasing to 5.61% in the second year


The property is arranged over 4 floors, with the ground floor being a self contained retail unit which is currently let to Scope.

The upper 3 floors provide purpose-built student accommodation, which was constructed circa 2018. Each floor has 3 clusters, each with their own kitchen/lounge area. The bedrooms all benefit from a single or double bed, en suite bathroom, wardrobe, built-in storage, desk and chair. There are 12 bedrooms on each floor, so 36 rooms in total.

Student Market:
There are around 23,000 students in the city of Plymouth, which is now home to three universities with Arts University Plymouth, formally Plymouth College of Art gaining its university status in 2022.

The majority of these students study at Plymouth University, which has an additional 7,500 students studying for a Plymouth degree at partner institutions in the UK and around the world.

Plymouth University is one of the leading universities in the UK and has been voted in the Top 5 in the 2022 Times Higher Education Young University Rankings, along with a number of other achievements. Further information - https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/about-us/facts-and-figures

Marjon University ranked as the top university in England for student satisfaction in the Complete University Guide 2021. They provide programmes that involve work placements of some sort. Further information - https://www.marjon.ac.uk/about-marjon/

Arts University Plymouth has been voted as the top arts university in the UK for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS). Further information - https://www.aup.ac.uk/about-us


The property is located in Plymouth City Centre on Cornwall Street, towards the west side of Armada Way. There are a wealth of facilities available for students and the University is only a 6-minute walk away.


All areas are approximate and measured in accordance with the RICS Property Measurement (2nd Edition) on a net internal basis. The student rooms have not been measured, but plans are available upon request.

Shop - 262.1 sq m (2,821 sq ft)

Business Rates

Interested parties are advised to confirm the rating liability with Plymouth City Council.


We understand that mains electricity, gas, water and drainage are connected to the property however these services have not been tested by the agents. Interested parties should make their own enquiries.



Legal Fees

Each party to be responsible for their own legal fees in relation to this transaction.


All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT if applicable.

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