Abode, York

Percy's Ln, York, YO1 9PN, United Kingdom
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0.8 mi from City Center
0.8 mi from City Center( 15m. 15m. 10m)
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city center | 0.6 mi
St John University | 0.8 mi
University of York | 1.1 mi
Leeds College of Music | 21.7 mi
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About the Property

Located at Percy's Ln, York YO1 9PN, UK, Abode York stands out as a sought-after student accommodation in York for its prime location and variety of living options. With a range of room types, including Classic Ensuite, Premium Ensuite, and different studio variants like Classic Studio Plus and Premium Studio Plus, this property caters to diverse needs and preferences. Students of St John University and the University of York will find this accommodation conveniently close, along with several other educational institutions such as BPP Law University and Leeds colleges, all within easy reach, simplifying daily commutes.

York is a historic city with a rich educational landscape, making it an ideal place for students looking for a vibrant and culturally enriched university experience. Abode York accommodation in York is ideally positioned for students who wish to immerse themselves in the city's traditions, conveniently located near historic sites, trendy cafes, and cultural hotspots. Home to a significant student population, York prides itself on its high-ranking universities and offers an inclusive environment for both domestic and international students. By choosing Abode York, provided by property management group HFS, students can benefit from both a supportive academic atmosphere and an unforgettable city lifestyle steeped in history yet alive with modern vitality

Features

Step into a world of comfort and convenience at Abode York, a premier Abode York student accommodation based in the heart of York. With various room types ranging from the cozy Classic Ensuite to the luxurious Premium Studio Plus, there's a perfect space for every kind of student. Each room is thoughtfully designed to cater to the needs of modern student life, offering amenities like a fully equipped kitchen with appliances, a fridge to keep your groceries fresh, high-speed Wi-Fi for uninterrupted studies and entertainment, and much more.

An array of common amenities enhances the living experience at Abode York, accommodation. The property boasts a comfortable lounge area and a vibrant games area for residents to socialize and unwind. The serene courtyard serves as a peaceful retreat from the hustle of student life, while the library and study area provide the perfect spot for hitting the books. Additional facilities include a convenient laundry facility, a well-equipped gym and fitness centre for staying active, and ample parking spaces.

Strategically located near esteemed universities like the University of York and St John University, Abode, York is an ideal choice for students due to its proximity. Managed by HFS, the property ensures round-the-clock maintenance and support, making living stress-free for scholars. Whether it’s the Deluxe Twin Apartment or the Classic Studio, every living space is fully furnished and designed to provide the utmost comfort and a touch of luxury. Get ready to embrace an exceptional student living experience at Abode York.

Location and What's Hot?

Situated in the heart of York, Abode York student accommodation offers more than just a place to sleep; it immerses students in the city's historic charm and vibrant culture. Just outside your door, you'll find an array of cultural hotspots and amenities that cater to every need and fancy. Food lovers rejoice as Skosh dishes out delectable meals underscored by an inviting ambience. For those enchanted by the pull of the pint, The Maltings and Eagle and Child serve a wide array of craft beers and ales.

Coffee lovers need not wander far for their caffeine fix with Gatehouse Coffee and Spring Espresso brewing some of the best cups in town. Necessary errands are easily taken care of with grocery stores like SPAR and Tesco Express providing all the essentials. Health and well-being are also conveniently addressed with healthcare facilities such as York Hospital nearby.

For leisurely afternoons or a touch of green space, students can head to Rowntree Park or enjoy the scenic vistas of York Museum Gardens. The area is brimming with cultural enrichment sites like the iconic York Minster and The Shambles, ensuring enriching experiences are never in short supply.

The Abode student accommodation in York is surrounded by esteemed educational institutions, which include St John University, the University of York, University of Leeds, adding to the convenience for a plethora of students residing there. Exciting student life is just within reach, with Leeds Arts University and BPP Law University (Whitehall Centre) enriching your educational journey. Abode, York encapsulates the essence of a student hub with everything one could need or want, making it the perfect choice for those looking to dive into their studies and enjoy city life to the fullest.

Commute

Living at Abode York student accommodation provides easy access to the city's extensive public transport network. Within a stone's throw, residents can step aboard various buses at the nearby York Station to easily reach any destination within the city. For those looking to travel further afield, York Railway Station offers national rail services to cities across the UK. Students preferring eco-friendly options can enjoy well-connected cycling routes. The convenience of these transportation options makes Abode Student Accommodation York ideally situated for both local and commuting students seeking reliability and efficiency in their daily travel.

Distance

York St John University

- By Car 5 min 

- By Cycle 4 min

- By Walk 15 min

- By Train 3 min


University of York

- By Car 5 min 

- By Cycle 5 min

- By Walk 19 min

- By Train 19 min

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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:
* 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.
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.

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?

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.

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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Student Accomodations in York

York Student Accommodation

It's not difficult to locate suitable student accommodation in York, UK, although it can be a lengthy effort. Amber offers many affordable options for comfortable student accommodation in York, UK, that are priced reasonably. Numerous prestigious universities, including the University of York and St. John University, and noteworthy institutions, including The University of Law, the University of Leeds, and Leeds Metropolitan University, are close to student accommodation in York, UK.

The city offers everything, from luxurious private student accommodation in York near York Minster to two-bedroom dorms next to Clifford's Tower. Every York student accommodation is designed with the students' utmost comfort. Everyone can find something to do in the city. York student accommodation is divided into private or shared apartments, studios, en-suites, and non-en-suites.

York private student accommodation includes studios, communal apartments, and comfortable, elegant, yet cost-effective en suites that include all utilities. Some highly recommended student accommodation in York, UK, includes Student Castle, the Boulevard, and Frederick House. Students in York are seeking short-term rentals and housing alternatives. Compared to other English cities, York makes it simpler to get short-term accommodation.

About York

A walled city in Yorkshire, England, the United Kingdom, is called York. Major UK cities like Leeds and Manchester are among the several beautiful natural habitats and metropolitan areas surrounding the metropolis. York, one of the world's oldest cities, was established following the early mediaeval history of the nation. Northeast England's York, a lovely urban centre built around the River Ouse and a great successor in UK history, is situated. The city has a large economic sector and is significant to the UK since it is the centre of the country's commercial, transportation, and cultural trade.

Furthermore, you'll discover that York borders several well-known surrounding cities, like Bradford, Middlesbrough, and Sheffield, making York a strongly connected city. Additionally, the city is considered to be affected by both historical and contemporary economic and military history, giving York a taste of the early 19th and 20th centuries. The National Railway Museum York, York's Chocolate Story, York City Walls, and The York Dungeon are just a few of the popular local attractions in York that draw thousands of tourists each year.

The city also welcomes a sizable influx of visitors who are international students. York is one of England's most famous foreign education locations, including more than 100,000 students annually, 40% of whom are international students. York has many cutting-edge educational institutions, including Leeds Beckett University, Leeds City College, and the University of Bradford, which never permits a student to settle for anything less. These institutions cover everything from science to engineering to the arts, fashion, and psychological science.

Best Student Accommodation in York

Making the move to university is a huge step in any student’s life. Finding good student accommodation in York, UK, that allows you to live your best life while ditching unnecessary woes like how to commute to campus and where to get your groceries from. When booking with amber, you get to pick from a variety of York student housing 2023-24 options, such as private and shared apartments, en-suites, non-en-suites, and studios. On booking one of these York student accommodations, you will not only get a fully furnished room with all the basic facilities, but you will also get bonus amenities that every resident has access to. When looking for the perfect student accommodation in York, UK, you can sort through the options on the basis of distance, price, and quality. Here are some of the best student apartments in York for rent:

1. iQ The Brickworks, York

2. Holgate Road, York

3. Frederick House, York

4. The Boulevard, York

5. Abode, York

6. Vita Student Lawrence Street, York

7. York City, York

8. The Coal Yard, York

9. Student Castle York, York

Cost of Living

York is neither very expensive nor affordable, but with precise planning and budgeting, one can definitely manage and live comfortably and have an active uni life in York. The average cost of living in York is around $4,000-$4,300. Following is a rundown of your daily expenses are a student in York.

1. Grocery: £10- £20/ per week

2. Restaurants: £10-£20/ per week

3. Transportation: £3-£5/ per week

4. Sports and leisure: £20-£30/ month

5. Shopping: £30-£50/ month

6. Stationary: £20-£30/ month

Student Travel

England's transport system, in general, is potentially one of the most effective transportation systems on our planet. As for York, the City is smartly connected to every central transportation system that is readily available within walking distance from every university. Students can explore a wide range of transport services in York, from the world-famous York Metrolink to buses and cabs. To help you out, we have enlisted York's major transport systems and their average fares. Students should note that these fares could vary from peak to sloppy hours.

1. Ferry: York boasts a wide connection of ferry and small river cruise systems over the River Ouse and the River Foss throughout the town. The local Ferry system of York City is one of the most exotic ferry systems in the UK and offers an affordable travel mode for all young minds.

2. Train: York has a dedicated metro rail system covering York railway station and all nearby city stations. These stations are concisely well-connected train stations. So you don't have to worry about travelling to nearby cities on weekends.

3. Bus: York's bus network runs 24 hours a day, with more than 100 buses running up and down the City. Students can take buses from the junction of Micklegate and George Hudson Street that connect to all national highways of England. Hundreds of local bus stops are present at every corner of the City, designed to cater to local and national travellers. The average bus fare in York is around GBP 1-1.20/day.

4. Cycling: You can also explore local parts of the City via cycling. You can visit York's exclusive cycling areas, like York's famous Dean's Park.

Student Life and Lifestyle in York

The city of York holds an esteemed reputation amongst international students regarding student life in York. With numerous dynamic and vibrant spots for the crowd, the town is ideal for all ages to explore and travel. Those living in York student accommodation who like spending quality time around calm water bodies and natural beauty can visit the famous Rowntree Park, where you will find astounding natural beauty that suits all Instagram lovers.

Exploring local shops and city malls near your York student housing can also leave you in awe of York's eateries that bring a wide variety of cuisines and drinks from almost every corner of the world. Fancy Hanks Bar & Kitchen and Yakamoz Restaurant are York's most popular restaurants and takeout places if you crave a sufficient dining experience at affordable prices. Want to know where you’ll find the best coffee in town? Check out these best cafes in York and enjoy what the city has to offer.

On the weekends, you can check out the city’s nightlife and visit bars and clubs near your York student accommodation. You can also enjoy a drink watching your city's football team match at The Royal Oak Pub or groove to the trendy disco beats in the vibrant York clubs in Kuda Nightclub, situated right next to City Centre. With these ample options to exploit, your stay couldn't be any better!

York Tourist Hotspots

York is a beautiful city with activities and attractions that people of all ages can visit and enjoy. History buffs can check out the numerous museums located near their student accommodation in York, UK. Even a short stroll through the city’s streets is a great way of immersing yourself in the culture. Some of the most popular tourist destinations are:

1. York Minster

2. Clifford’s Tower

3. Castle Howard

4. York Art Gallery

5. National Railway Museum

6. JORVIK Viking Centre

7. York Castle Museum

8. York’s Chocolate Story

9. Museum Gardens

10. The York Dungeon

Top Universities in York

Finding a good university near the York student accommodation that you’ve booked is important to ensure that you don’t have to spend a lot of money and time getting to your campus. Luckily, there are plenty of top-notch universities present in this city that offer high-quality education near our best York student apartments.

1. St. John University

2. University of York

3. Leeds College of Music

4. Leeds College of Art

5. Leeds Arts University

6. Leeds Beckett University

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