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Aspen, Dublin
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Aspen, Dublin

Ballymun Rd, Dublin 11, D11 ETF7, Ireland
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About the Property

Located at Ballymun Rd, Aspen Dublin, is an esteemed student accommodation offering a variety of ensuites and studios. This accommodation is highly sought after due to its proximity to top educational institutions such as Dublin City University, Marino Institute of Education, and Dorset College. Aspen student accommodation ensures convenient access to the academic environment, making it an ideal choice for students in Dublin.


Dublin in Ireland, renowned for its rich literary history and vibrant student life, is an excellent environment for learners coming from all around the globe. Dublin is a city steeped in history, boasting centuries-old cathedrals and stately manors lining its winding streets. Trinity College stands as a testament to Dublin's literary heritage, earning the city its moniker, 'the land of saints and scholars.' For those with a taste for spirits, Dublin offers a warm welcome with attractions like the Guinness Storehouse, the Jameson Distillery, and the Teeling Distillery. The city's culinary scene has also evolved, now boasting five Michelin-starred restaurants alongside a diverse array of international eateries.


Dublin's charm is infectious, drawing students into its vibrant atmosphere. Outdoor enthusiasts can kayak on the River Liffey or explore the expansive Phoenix Park, home to a herd of fallow deer. Despite its reputation for pub culture, Dublin offers much more, including fascinating museums like Kilmainham Gaol and the free-to-enter National Museum, which houses remarkable exhibits such as the immaculately preserved bog bodies from the Iron Age. Dublin's ever-changing landscape, with new bars, cafes, and restaurants opening regularly, ensures there's always something new to discover, making it a city that continually surprises and delights its visitors. With a student population that infuses the city streets with youthful energy, academic excellence, and cultural diversity, choosing Aspen Dublin positions students in the heart of it all. Aspen Dublin student accommodation ensures every student experiences the best of student living in an area surrounded by historic sites, modern amenities, and a plethora of opportunities for social engagement and academic growth.

Features

Welcome to the breathtaking Aspen student accommodation Dublin, where comfort meets convenience in the heart of the city. Perfectly situated for academic life, this top-tier residence offers a range of ensuites and studios. Students residing at Aspen Dublin can expect a comfortable and well-appointed living environment that caters to both their academic and personal needs. Each room features a cosy, comfy mattress, ensuring a restful night's sleep, and a TV for entertainment and relaxation. Ample storage space is provided through wardrobes and cupboards, allowing students to keep their belongings organised. A dedicated study desk creates a conducive space for focused studying, while the power shower in the bathroom offers a refreshing start to the day. The fully-equipped kitchen area includes an oven, hobs, a fridge freezer, and a dining table, making it easy to prepare and enjoy meals. The living area is thoughtfully designed with soft seating and bookcases, providing comfortable spots to unwind or display personal belongings.


Aspen Dublin student accommodation also offers an exceptional array of common amenities designed to elevate the student living experience. Students can socialise and unwind in the welcoming communal lounge or the beautifully landscaped garden, complete with a roof terrace boasting stunning views. The on-site fitness studio and gym cater to active lifestyles, while the games area and cinema room provide ample opportunities for entertainment and relaxation. Dedicated study areas foster a conducive environment for academic pursuits. Convenient amenities such as recycling facilities, disabled access, bike storage, and a café ensure a comfortable and accessible living experience. With a communal TV, post-collection service, and regular cleaning provided, Aspen Dublin ensures a hassle-free and enjoyable stay for its residents. Whether seeking social connections, recreational activities, or academic support, this Dublin student accommodation offers a comprehensive range of amenities to meet the diverse needs of its student community.

Location and What's Hot?

Embrace the ultimate student living experience at Aspen Dublin strategically placed for a lifestyle of convenience and excitement in Dublin 11. Whether you're after mouthwatering cuisines or a vibrant nightlife, everything's within reach. Relish a sumptuous meal at the trendy Linx Project or experience the unique ambience of Regattos Takeaway Santry. Cafes like Coffee Run and Costa Santry offer cosy spots for a study break or casual catch-up with friends. No need to worry about those late-night cravings with grocery stores like EUROSPAR and Lidl just a stroll away. Healthcare is also on your doorstep, with Beaumont Hospital taking care of your medical needs. If you're in the mood to immerse yourself in greenery, Albert College Park and Parnell Park are perfect for a refreshing jog. Students-can't-miss spots like Botanic Gardens and Croke Park Stadium add a dash of culture and entertainment to your stay. There are several other popular spots that students can explore. These include National Botanic Gardens, Dublin Zoo, Irish Whiskey Museum, Dublin Castle, The Book of Kells Experience, and The Icon Factory & The Icon Walk.


Most importantly, your academic pursuits are supported by proximity to esteemed institutions. University College Dublin, Dublin City University, and Trinity College are among the renowned universities enhancing the educational tapestry around your Aspen Dublin student accommodation. Specialised institutes like The English Studio and Griffith College cater to diverse learning avenues, making Aspen Dublin a scholarly hub. The living spaces at Aspen student accommodation include a selection of room types, each equipped with top-notch amenities for a comfortable and productive lifestyle. By residing in this property, you not only gain an ideal spot for your academic journey but also a vibrant community right outside your door, echoing with the rhythmic heartbeat of Dublin's exuberant lifestyle.

Commute

For those calling Aspen student accommodation home, convenience is just outside your door. Aspen Dublin offers seamless connectivity to various parts of the city, ensuring that no destination is out of reach. Whether it's a quick trip to the university or a weekend excursion, the range of public transport options available adds to the ease of city living. Students can hop on at the nearby Shangan Road bus stop, Balbutcher Lane, stop 102 bus stop, or Civic Centre, stop 94 bus stop, which connects to several bus lines catering to various routes across Dublin. To travel via train, students can take the Pelletstown train station and Ashtown train station. At Aspen Dublin, embrace the best of student living with the city's pulse at your fingertips.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Wifi
Electricity
Water
Heater

Common Amenities

Communal Lounge
Fitness Studio
Recycling
Disabled Access
Games Area
Cafe

Cancellation Policies (3)

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Payment Policies (5)

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    This property requires security deposit.
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  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers 1, 3, 4, 10 flexible instalment plans.
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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?

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 Dublin

Dublin Student Accommodation

Finding the right Dublin student accommodation is a crucial step for any student embarking on their academic journey in the vibrant capital of Ireland. Dublin boasts a variety of options when it comes to student accommodation, each offering their unique set of advantages. One of the benefits of selecting off-campus student accommodation Dublin Ireland over on-campus alternatives is the autonomy and independence it brings, along with a diverse range of living experiences. Amber stands as an indispensable resource in streamlining the search for suitable student accommodation in Dublin. With an intuitive website that simplifies the housing hunt, amber assists students in finding their ideal home close to key educational institutions such as University College Dublin, Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, and the Institute of Technology.

Students can enjoy accommodations well-equipped with facilities and amenities. In particular, properties like James Street, Dublin, LIV Student Dublin, Dublin, 33 Clonmore Road, Dublin, and more offer a blend of comfort and convenience perfect for a hassle-free student life in Dublin.

About Dublin

Dublin, the capital city of Ireland, is steeped in history and rich in heritage. Renowned for its vibrant culture, literature, and arts, Dublin has a magical allure that draws people from all corners of the world. A hub of economic activities and social life, this city is bustling with opportunities and exudes a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Notably, Dublin is a city that cherishes its past while looking forward to the future, which is evident from its architectural landscapes that blend historical buildings with modern structures. The city is also famous for its literary contributions, with several Nobel Prize laureates in Literature including Dublin in their histories. Moreover, Dublin's traditional Irish music and pub culture are integral to its character, ensuring there is no shortage of entertainment for its residents and visitors alike.

With a sizable student population, Dublin provides an excellent environment for academic growth and networking. When it comes to Dublin student accommodation, students have a variety of options to choose from. Each locality within Dublin, such as the historic Temple Bar or the serene suburb of Rathmines, offers unique living experiences and atmospheres. Whether it's proximity to educational campuses or thriving city life, Dublin's student accommodations cater to the diverse needs of its international and local students.

Best Student Accommodation in Dublin

Finding ideal student accommodation in Dublin is a crucial part of ensuring a comfortable and enriching study experience for students relocating to Ireland’s vibrant capital. As students plan their move to Dublin, off-campus housing emerges as an attractive option, offering more independence, often at a more affordable rate compared to university dormitories. Additionally, living off-campus fosters a sense of community as students reside among locals and international peers, contributing to a more integrated life experience. With options ranging from ensuites and student halls to studio apartments, every student can find their perfect home. Conveniently located near educational institutions, these options for Dublin student accommodation ensure that students are never too far from their academic commitments. Some of the best options include:

1. James Street, Dublin

2. LIV Student Dublin

3. 33 Clonmore Road, Dublin

4. Bangor House, Dublin

5. Dublin Nest Point Campus

6. Yugo Highfield Park, Dublin

7. Yugo Ardcairn House, Dublin

8. Brickworks, Dublin

9. The Residence Stoneybatter, Dublin

10. Yugo Dominick Place, Dublin

Cost of Living

Understanding the cost of living in Dublin is crucial for students planning their finances and lifestyle choices. The vibrant capital of Ireland can be on the pricier side, with students expecting an average monthly cost of living to be around €1,200. This estimation goes a long way in helping students prepare for their stay while searching for Dublin student accommodation and managing expenses effectively. Here’s an approximate range to expect:

1. Food & Groceries - €250 - €265 / per month

2. Transportation - €135 - €175 / per month

3. Utilities (including Internet) - €150 - €75 / per month

4. Clothing - €50 - €65 / per month

5. Sports & Leisure - €75 - €90 / per month

Student Travel Dublin

Finding Dublin student accommodation that's not only comfortable but also well-connected to educational institutions is a prime concern for students. Dublin, a bustling hub for students, offers a mix of public transport that's affordable and accessible. Whether you're rushing to your morning lecture or exploring the city over the weekend, these transport options near your Dublin accommodation ensure you're well on your way without unnecessary hassle. Students can utilise a Leap Card across buses, LUAS, and DART for convenient travel and can also avail of weekly or monthly caps on travel costs. These modes of transport make the city accessible for every student residing here:

1. Buses

Dublin Bus operates an extensive network covering the entire city, including routes to University College Dublin and other institutes. With frequent services, the average fare starts from around €2.15 with a Leap Card, which offers discounted fares.

2. Light Rail

The LUAS tram service is another popular option, splitting into the Green and Red lines that traverse key city points. Average starting fare is €2.00 with a Leap Card. Trams run every 4-10 minutes during peak times.

3. Trains

DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit) is ideal for those staying in coastal regions, linking to suburbs. Standard fares vary starting from €2.00. Trains run at a frequency of every 10-20 minutes during peak hours.

4. Biking

Dublinbikes, the city's public bike rental scheme, is adequate for short commutes. With a €25 annual subscription, students find it a cost-effective and fitness-friendly way to navigate around.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Dublin

Living as a student in Dublin, Ireland, offers a vibrant and enriching experience, blending academic rigour with a dynamic social scene. The city is home to renowned institutions like Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin, attracting a diverse student population. Dublin student accommodation is a key aspect of this lifestyle, with a variety of options available to suit different needs and budgets. From modern apartments to traditional dormitories, student accommodation in Dublin caters to both international and local students, providing a comfortable and convenient living environment. Dublin's rich cultural heritage and bustling urban life offer students numerous opportunities for exploration and entertainment. The city's historic sites, lively pubs, and eclectic eateries create a unique backdrop for student life. Additionally, the extensive public transportation network makes it easy to navigate the city and beyond. Students often find Dublin student accommodation strategically located near campuses, facilitating easy access to classes and university facilities. The sense of community within student accommodation in Dublin is another significant advantage. These living spaces often foster social interactions and friendships, enhancing the overall university experience. Many accommodations offer amenities such as study rooms, gyms, and communal areas, promoting a balanced lifestyle that includes both academic and recreational activities. Overall, living in Dublin as a student is characterised by a blend of academic pursuit, cultural immersion, and social engagement, with accommodation playing a pivotal role in creating a supportive and enjoyable environment for students.

Dublin Tourist Attractions

Steeped in history and buzzing with youthful energy, Dublin is a city of cultural charms and architectural splendour. Whether you're residing in an accommodation or just visiting, the city's landmarks are sure to captivate with tales from the ancient past and vibrant present. With its picturesque locales and myriad attractions, Dublin is a perfect blend of old-world mystique and contemporary cool.

1. The Guinness Storehouse

2. Dublin Castle

3. Trinity College Library and The Book of Kells

4. St. Patrick's Cathedral

5. Temple Bar

6. Kilmainham Gaol

Universities in Dublin

Dublin, a vibrant city known for its rich history and cultural heritage, also boasts a reputation as a prominent educational hub with some of the world's most esteemed universities. Some of the most well-known universities include:

1. University College Dublin

2. Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art

3. Institute of Technology

4. UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

5. American College

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