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8 Roxburgh, Edinburgh

Roxburgh Pl, Edinburgh, EH8 9SU, United Kingdom
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About the Property

If you are looking for student accommodations in Edinburgh, in that case, 8 Roxburgh Edinburgh is your best accommodation. Situated at the heart of Edinburgh’s vibrant student scene, 8 Roxburgh Edinburgh EH8 9SU offers a variety of Non-Ensuites. It is also close to universities such as the University of Edinburgh, the University of Edinburgh Holyrood Campus, Edinburgh Theological Seminary, Edinburgh College of Art and the University of Edinburgh (King’s Building Campus),  Edinburgh Napier University, and Heriot-Watt University, all easily accessible from this sought-after address.

Edinburgh, as Scotland’s illustrious capital, has long been established as an esteemed educational hub, brimming with rich history and cultural heritage. With a substantial student population, the city fosters a lively and welcoming atmosphere that can be tantalizing for any scholar. While the city's population might be less, a lot is going on for it; so students wishing to explore the city, we have the perfect Edinburgh city guide! The city has everything from social to cultural aspects, which makes it one of the UK's leading tourist destinations. The city is home to many beautiful museums, art galleries, theatres and cinemas and hosts 12 festivals each year. The city is also safe for students since it has a very low crime rate, and the best place to live would be at 8 Roxburgh Edinburgh. Residents of 8 Roxburgh Edinburgh not only enjoy top-tier education but also immerse themselves in a city known for the iconic Edinburgh Castle, the famous Royal Mile, and the annual Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world's largest arts festival. Edinburgh is also close to the coast, allowing many students to enjoy the seaside during the weekend or whenever they are free. There is so much the city can offer, and you can experience it all from 8 Roxburgh student accommodation.

Features

Each room at Roxburgh Place Edinburgh, whether a Standard, Premium, or Classic Room, is designed with functionality and comfort in mind. Each room has super-fast WiFi, ensuring nothing goes wrong during your studies or research. A comfortable small double bed awaits you after a tiring day! The room also has under-bed storage and a wardrobe to keep your room organized and neat. Preparing meals becomes a delight in the kitchen with appliances, featuring a cooker, fridge and microwave for hassle-free cooking. 8 Roxburgh room amenities also include a vacuum cleaner to clean the room, a washing machine to wash the clothes.

Common Amenities at 8 Roxburgh Edinburgh aim to enhance the living experience. The wired network offers up to 1 Gbps, and the WiFi offers up to 250 Mbps. Socialize or unwind in the communal lounge, watch the latest show on communal TV, or tackle laundry needs with on-site laundry room. When it comes to cooking, there is a communal kitchen which you can use to create some great meals. When discussing security, you can find the entire place to be fitted with lockable rooms, CCTVs and an on-site maintenance team is also available if anything goes wrong during your stay.

Location and What's Hot?

Situated at the heart of Scotland's vibrant capital Roxburgh Edinburgh offers student accommodation that is second to none. Moreover, 8 Roxburgh Edinburgh is closely linked to the educational lifeblood of the city. Nestled within a supportive network of high-quality institutions, residents are within the vicinity of the prestigious University of Edinburgh (King’s Building Campus),  Edinburgh Napier University, and the contemporary and creative hub of the Edinburgh College of Art The accessibility to multiple campuses, including Edinburgh College's four campuses and the innovative Heriot-Watt University, reaffirms that 8 Roxburgh Edinburgh in Edinburgh serves as a convenient and strategically placed home for scholars.

Just outside your door, you'll find an array of eateries, including the delightful flavors of the Elephant House, a coffee shop and bistro known for its Harry Potter heritage, and the spicy kick of Ting Thai Caravan offering delectable Thai street food.

Those who cherish a good bargain can wander through the stalls of the nearby Meadowbank Shopping Park, and for gourmet home cooking, Sainsbury's has all your grocery needs covered. Health emergencies can quickly be attended to at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, while the lush green spaces of Holyrood Park are just a stone’s throw away, inviting you to weekend picnics or healthful jogs around Arthur's Seat. Engage with Edinburgh's rich past by exploring iconic landmarks like Edinburgh Castle and the historic Royal Mile. If you want to grab a drink, you can visit the many clubs and bars, such as The Mitre Bar, Barony Bar, Whiski Bar & Restaurant, and The Advocate. One really great thing about Edinburgh is that it is a coastal city, which means you can always visit beaches like Portobello Beach and many more! After a long day, it is good to connect with nature, and you can do that easily by visiting the massive Holyrood Park.

Commute

8 Roxburgh Edinburgh is near to public transport stops. Catch a bus from the nearby West Richmond Stree, Nicolson Square, St Patrick Square, or South Bridge bus stops for a smooth transit across Edinburgh. Should you favour rail, the Edinburgh Waverley station is within your reach, connecting you to various destinations. Tram enthusiasts can alight at St Andrew Square tram stop for effortless commutes. Moreover, subway riders can access the city underground from the central Princes Street subway station. Residents of Roxburgh Place Edinburgh are well-linked to the wider city, offering a blend of convenience and connectivity.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Wifi
Electricity
Water
Heater
Content Insurance

Common Amenities

1Gbps* Wired Internet
Recycling
Communal Lounge
Onsite Maintenance
Central Location
Communal Kitchen

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    This property requires security deposit.
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    This property offers flexible instalment plan.
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    Payment via easy transaction modes.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I apply for dual occupancy?

Dual occupancy is available on most rooms over 23sqm. Both occupants would need to apply and mention in their application that they are applying for dual occupancy so that the price can be amended. The price would be the total rent plus an additional £50 and then divided by two for each occupant’s weekly cost unless otherwise stated.

Can I book if I'm under 18?

If you turn 18 in the first semester of university, they can accept your booking with no restrictions other than an adult over the age of 18 must be a co-signatory on your tenancy agreement and must accept the terms of it. They can accept under 18s in some of their properties subject to the Policy for Students under the Age of 18.

How do you allocate rooms?

When applying for a room you will be asked a series of questions to determine the type of room/flat that you require, along with any special requests you may have. Please note that special requests cannot be guaranteed except where you have disability as defined and covered under the Equality Act 2010. They will attempt to meet your allocation needs as far as practicably possible, should you have a defined disability. If you have a disability, medical condition or special request that affects your accommodation requirement please inform them in the additional notes section when completing your application, either online or by paper form. You are encouraged to disclose any special requests for your stay such as your preferences regarding culture, religion, sex, gender, etc. to enable them to make an informed decision about your room allocation. Where appropriate, an applicant may be prioritised through the allocation categories as a result of disclosing a disability to them.

Can I live at the management property?

You must be a full-time student to live with them. You can book with them whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of their cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

Does my rental price include room cleaning?

Room cleaning services are available at some properties for an additional charge, unless stated as being included with the rent.

Are pets allowed?

No pets of any kind are permitted at the property management except registered assistance dogs.

What can I bring?

You can bring most of your belongings but some electricals aren't suitable for the properties. Non UK compliant electricals such as rice cookers are not suitable for use with UK power outlets and this can cause fire risks.

Can I choose who I live with?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you follow their ‘create application’ link , list the friends that you would like to live with and they will then contact them and make the arrangements for you!

Can I choose my room?

If you follow the ‘book now’ process you can select the room of your choice or you can make special requests within the ‘create application’ route which they will do their best to accommodate, however all requests and subject to availability and conditions.

Can I request to move rooms during my tenancy?

You would need to make a formal request to the accommodation team of the property you are residing in. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy you will also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move which you will need to sign or accept online. Should your new room be more expensive, then you and your guarantor shall be liable for the higher rent from the date you are given access to it.

Do you provide Summer Accommodation?

Yes, their summer bookings usually open around March. Keep a look out for pricing and information or contact.

Do I have to move out during the holidays?

Your room is yours for the full contract period and you don’t need to move out during academic breaks.

Can I move in before my contract?

If you wish to arrive earlier than your contract start date, you need to email or call. If early arrival is possible your contract will be adjusted and you will need to accept it then pay the additional charges prior to arrival. Please note, not all requests can be accommodated.

Does my rental price include insurance?

Contents insurance is included at some management properties, which will be shown on the property page and details of the insurance can be obtained from the property manager when you check in. If you wish to confirm whether the property offers contents insurance, please contact the property team directly. Please note they advise taking out contents insurance if it is not included at your property and management is not liable for the loss or damage of your personal belongings and room contents.

Do I need to pay council tax?

If you are a qualifying full time student, you will be exempt from paying Council Tax. You must provide them with your council tax exemption certificate which your university will be able to arrange. If you do not have this when you move in because you have not yet enrolled on your course, please ensure that you bring with you the name of your university and your university student ID number.

Does my rental price include car parking?

On-site car parking is available at some properties, but is not included within the rental price unless explicitly stated and confirmed in writing. Payments for car parking permits are separate to your tenancy agreement. Please speak to the property team if you wish to purchase a car parking space. Car parking spaces are very limited and are strictly on a first-come first-served basis.

How do I pay my rent?

Your rent can be paid in a number of ways: They always recommend making your rent payments through your account page in their web portal. You may also make payment by bank transfer. Please contact your property team directly or request bank details here. Please note, you will never be asked to make a payment to any other bank account for any reason. They do not accept cash payments for any reason.

  • Online via by logging into your student account
  • At the property reception desk
  • By telephone to the property team
  • By bank transfer (please ensure you use your name and student ID as the payment reference). International bank transfers may incur a charge from your own bank, so please make sure you account for this amount.

Can I pay in installments?

If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April. If you don’t have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 1 month prior to your contract start date. Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in. Other instalment options may be available.

When do I pay my rent?

f you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April. If you don’t have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 1 month prior to your contract start date. Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in. Other instalment options may be available.

What's included in my rent?

All utility bills such as gas, electricity, water are included in your rent. Unlimited Wi-fi* is also included. Your TV licence is not included in your rent as this is not classed as a utility and is your responsibility to purchase. All of their properties offer a Wi-fi connection at the stated level** included within the rent and there is no additional charge for use of the on-site internet. Some providers may offer more services and packages at an additional charge which you are under no obligation to use. If you choose to add additional features to your internet package, that relationship is with you and the service provider directly and does not fall under the terms of your tenancy. For information on the speed of your internet connection, please ask your Property Team for more information. *a one off connection fee may apply dependent on property. Please see your property page and your tenancy agreement for more information. ** the internet speed is the maximum stated speed available into the property.

Can I move-in before I pay my rent?

All rent that is due must have been paid when you check in. If you are having difficulties or this will be a problem, please contact the property as early as possible who will assist you.

What if I don't have a UK guarantor?

If you are unable to provide your own UK Guarantor, they recommend the service of Housing Hand you can find further information, prices and how to apply on their website.

Who can be a guarantor?

To be a guarantor you must:

  • Be resident in the UK (or Ireland if Aspen) for a minimum of 1 year
  • Be over 21 years of age
  • Be a homeowner or in full time employment
  • Provide a copy of photographic identification, such as a passport, driving licence or ID badge
  • Provide a copy of proof of your UK address which must be less than 3 months old, such as a utility bill (e.g. electricity, water, gas, telephone), a bank statement or a Council Tax bill.

Can I pay my rent from overseas?

You can pay your rent either online by logging in to your student account, by bank transfer or by credit or debit card over the phone.

Do I need a guarantor?

If you wish to pay your rent in instalments, you will need a UK guarantor or an Irish Guarantor for Aspen.

What can I do if my student loan hasn't arrived yet?

You can defer your rent instalments to be in line with your student loan payments if you wish. All requests for deferred payments must be made by 1st August in each academic year to the property team. You will be required to provide evidence of your student loan schedule to the property team in order for the payment plan to be set up. You will be required to pay two weeks rent 14 days prior to your contract start date, which will be deducted from the balance of your first instalment on the agreed date. A one off admin fee of £50 will be charge and payable with the initial 2 week rent payment and this £50 admin fee will not be deducted from the balance of rent due. Please note deferring your rent must be pre-arranged and agreed with the property manager prior to your move in date. If no arrangement has been made, rent is due as per your tenancy agreement.

Do I need a guarantor if I'm a sponsored student?

They may be able to accept sponsors in place of guarantors in some cases, however this depends on the terms of your sponsorship and whether your sponsor is willing to guarantee rent payments. If you are a sponsored student, please contact your chosen property directly to enquire about using a sponsor in place of guarantor.

Can I pay my rent weekly?

Weekly rent payments are not available, however management offers a number of instalment options for students to pay their rent.

When does the discount come off my rent?

All discounts offered will be deducted off your final instalment of rent.

How do I book a viewing?

You can book a viewing using the online viewing tool or by contacting.

How do I cancel or re-arrange the viewing?

Please use the link on the viewing confirmation email or contact.

How long does a viewing take?

A viewing usually takes around 15 to 20 minutes, however you can spend as long as you wish viewing the property.

What will I be shown on my viewing?

The property team will guide you around the building and show you the social areas, outdoor spaces and on-site facilities as well as the rooms you would like to see (dependent upon availability). Please be aware that some rooms and apartments that you view may be occupied by the current residents.

I'm in a different country how do I view a property?

They offer a Online viewings for those who cannot view in person. Just click 'Arrange a Viewing' and from there you can choose the Online option and organise a time and date that suits you. A member of the team will skype call you at your arranged time.

What do I need to bring with me?

When you come to pick up your keys you need to bring some photographic ID. To find out what else you may need to bring check out.

Is there car parking facilities for when i move in?

Some properties have car parking facilities available for a small charge, please speak to your property team directly if you would like to reserve car parking.

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We offer a substantial list of options available for accommodation in Edinburgh. Some of the best options for Edinburgh student accommodation include The Keel Houses, Edinburgh, Silk Mill Edinburgh, Edinburgh College Residence, Edinburgh, Potterrow, Edinburgh, etc. These options for student accommodation come fully equipped with all the amenities a student needs. At amber, we are committed to making the search for Edinburgh student accommodation easier for students.

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Edinburgh is proud to be home to many renowned universities that nurture the spirit of tomorrow's leaders. From the historic University of Edinburgh and its rich educational heritage to Heriot-Watt University and research, the city is a destination for knowledge seekers. These institutions attract diverse student groups and foster an environment of intellectual exploration and innovation.

Beyond the lecture halls, Edinburgh's dynamic atmosphere invites exploration. The city's rich history provides an inspiring backdrop for academic pursuits. In Edinburgh, students are not just there to study. They are also active participants in a thriving intellectual community that values curiosity and innovation. By securing student accommodation in Edinburgh, students can embrace the opportunity to study in this enchanting city, where education transcends the classroom, and each corner tells a story waiting to be discovered.

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Having the right student accommodation is one of the most important parts of studying overseas. The right housing can not only make you feel at peace, but it can also be a huge burden on you while you have other things to do at university. Amber's priority is to make sure that student housing is never a concern for students studying abroad. Thankfully, there are several options for student accommodation in Edinburgh. Students can make their living experience a comfortable and luxurious one. The universities here have a lot of opportunities that students can make sure to grab. Edinburgh is home to many accommodation options that provide exceptional services and a comfortable living environment. Some options to check out for Edinburgh student accommodation are:

1. Westfield

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3. iQ Fountainbridge

4. The Mont

5. iQ Grove

6. iQ Elliott House

7. Portsburgh Court

8. New Park

9. London Nest Straits Meadow Edinburgh

10. Student Castle Edinburgh

Cost of Living

The cost of living in Edinburgh can depend on various factors. It is the second most expensive city in the UK, so it can incur high-end charges if you do not plan the budget well before moving. Keep a budget of £1000-£1200/month to plan your month well. Planning your student accommodation in Edinburgh can help you waive a few expenses and save a few extra pounds. The fees and approximate costs are as below:

1. Food: £75 - £95/ month

2. Gas & Electricity (Utility Bills): £45 - £60/month

3. Internet & Phone Bills: £20 - £40/month

4. Dinner at a Restaurant: £15/meal at a standard restaurant and £50/meal at a mid-range restaurant.

5. Travel & Conveyance: £80 - £100/month

6. Storage & Shifting Costs: £25/hour

Student Travel Edinburgh

Transport and travelling are very convenient tasks for student accommodation in Edinburgh because of the city's well-connected transportation system. The town is famous for its travel services, including buses, trams, and rental bikes. Lothian Buses is a leading bus company that operates bus connections across the city on over 50 different routes. Additionally, the city also has an excellent railway system. The city has two major train stations - Waverley Railway Station and Haymarket Railway Station. The Waverley Station is nearest to the Edinburgh Fields College, while the latter is closer to the Murray Fields structure.

1. Bus

Travelling by bus in Edinburgh City makes it easy to explore this beautiful Scottish city with a range of travel cards and passes. The city has a Rida card, a payment option for unlimited travel on buses, trains and trains in certain regions. With comprehensive bus services and student fares, commuting is hassle-free and allows students to explore the city's attractions, universities and theatres easily. A ticket for a single journey will cost you around £1.60.

2. Tram

For student accommodation in Edinburgh, the tram system provides convenient and fast transportation. Buying a Rida card can make unlimited trips on trams and buses. The tram network connects key places such as universities, shopping malls and tourist attractions, giving students the confidence and convenience of travel. A ticket for a single day will cost you around £4.50.

3. Cycling

Cycling in Edinburgh is easy for students, with many affordable options. Edinburgh's excellent bike and cycle paths make it easy and convenient for students to explore the city on two wheels.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a vibrant, historic city in Scotland that offers a unique student lifestyle that combines academics with an exciting lifestyle. With its rich heritage, beautiful scenery and many attractions, Edinburgh has something to offer for every student. Explore the city's social life during student holidays at the famous Grassmarket, a large square filled with quirky bars, colourful shops and street performers. Experience Dine at The Witchery for a taste of Edinburgh food or Ondine, both known for their exceptional dining experiences. When the sun sets, students can immerse themselves in nighttime activities. Clubs like Cabaret Voltaire and Sneaky Pete's provide the perfect setting for any night of fun with musicians and live music.

When it's time to take a break from your studies, Edinburgh has lots of green spaces. Holyrood Park and the Royal Botanic Gardens are peaceful places for recreation and outdoor activities. Students can also take the Arthur's Seat Walking Tour, which offers beautiful panoramic views of the city. Edinburgh hosts world-famous events throughout the year, such as the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the International Film Festival and New Year's Eve Celebrations, showcasing art, music and culture from around the world. These activities give students the opportunity to immerse themselves in the creative spirit of the city.

All in all, Edinburgh is a great place to start your academic journey. There are plenty of exciting things to do for students. Edinburgh is also home to several world-class universities that offer the best standard of education. To top that, there are plenty of options for student accommodation in Edinburgh too, which can make shifting there for educational purposes a lot more convenient too.

Edinburgh Tourist Attractions

There are some famous places to visit near Edinburgh. Students can explore the area and learn more about the places. The best part is that most of these tourist spots are easily accessible from the student accommodation in Edinburgh through public transport. Here are some of the tourist attractions in Edinburgh that should not be missed:

1. Edinburgh Castle

2. National Museum of Scotland

3. Arthur's Seat

4. Palace of Holyrood House

5. Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Top Universities in Edinburgh

Edinburgh boasts a stellar lineup of universities, each offering a unique blend of academic excellence and student-centric environments. Its diverse range of programs caters to various interests and aspirations, ensuring that students not only receive top-notch education but also find their academic passions embraced. Here are some of the top universities in Edinburgh located near the options for student accommodation in Edinburgh:

1. University of Edinburgh

2. Heriot-Watt University

3. Edinburgh College of Art

4. Edinburgh Napier University

5. Queen Margaret University

6. University of Edinburgh (King's Building Campus)

7. Edinburgh College (Granton Campus)

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