Intro

The brand new Austen House is a contemporary and new age student accommodation located right at the heart of Southamptons City Centre. With rooms for every budget and need, the Austen House student accommodation is a good option for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Apart from this, the Austen House, Southampton puts you within accessible distance from the universities; the University of Southampton is just a short bus ride away from the student residence while the Southampton Solent University campus is a quick 10-minute walk away from the property.


The Austen House features a wide range of en-suites, studios and standard shared apartments, each of which comes with a double bed, a spacious wardrobe and an en-suite bathroom. Apart from this, the property is fully guarded with 24/7 CCTV service, on-site maintenance team and a friendly team to handle and collect post and parcels. The Austen House residents also get to enjoy the on-site laundry service and bike storage facility. The shared rooms kitchen gets cleaned up free service every week. Also, the rent is all-inclusive of the utility bills, content insurance and high-speed Wi-fi. 


Apart from this, the Austen House, Southampton also has a wide range of social spaces for the students to chill and relax.

  • Gaming Room
  • Reading Room
  • Cinema Room
  • Common Room
  • Private Study Room
  • Group study room
  • Art & Textile room
  • Communal Kitchen/Bar
  • Photography Room
  • Music Room

Looking for some extra-curricular fun options around the Austen House student residency? Head out to the waterside restaurants and bars like Banana Wharf or shop at the West Quay shopping centre which is at an easy distance from the complex. Check out the Mayflower Theatre or visit the Southampton City Art Gallery or go sailing or windsurfing on the River Test

Community Facilities

All Bills Included
Internet and Wi-Fi
Social Events
24 Hour Staff
Post and Parcels Service
On-site Maintenance
On-site Laundry
Bike Storage
Social Spaces
Cinema Room
Gaming Room
Study Room
Group Study Room
Common Room
Communal Kitchen/Bar
Art & Textiles Room
Music Room
Photography Room
Reading Room

Apartment Facilities

En Suite Bathroom
Key Access and CCTV Cameras
Weekly Kitchen Clean

Configurations

Classic En Suite£132 - £139/week

Tenancies

43 week£139/week
51 week£132/week
Lease Duration43 week - 51 week
Available from12-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area12 sqm
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Enjoy a stylish 11.5 12.sqm room in a 4 or 5 bed flat and benefit from all the storage you need, a small double bed, a bright en-suite shower room and 100Mb internet. Plus, socialise with your friends in your very own kitchen/living room.

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Premium En Suite£139 - £146/week

Tenancies

43 week£146/week
51 week£139/week
Lease Duration43 week - 51 week
Available from12-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area14 - 16 sqm
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

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Enjoy even more space with one of our contemporary premium en-suite rooms. Sized between 14 15.5 sqm you get slightly more floor space with all the features of a classic en-suite.

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Standard Studio£152/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Available from12-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area17 - 21 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

Like to keep your place just the way you like it? Why not live in a great value studio all of your very own. Sized between 17 21sqm and located on the lower ground and ground floors, these are a great option to try living on your own with all the benefits of our communal areas if you want them.

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Classic Studio£153 - £159/week

Tenancies

43 week£159/week
51 week£153/week
Lease Duration43 week - 51 week
Available from12-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area18 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

Next up, you could live in a comfortable classic studio sized from 17.5 18.4 sqm and located on a variety of floors. Youll enjoy your very own self-contained flat complete with a kitchen/dining area.

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Premium Studio£168/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Available from12-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

Live the high life in one of our most spacious and comfortable studios. You still get the great storage, swanky bathroom and double bed, just with even more space! So whether you're chilling out, or socialising with your friends a Premium Studio is a great choice.

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Standard En SuiteSold Out£117/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Available from12-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

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Share a homely kitchen-diner with 4 other students on the ground and lower ground floors whilst enjoying the privacy of your own modern room with a swanky bathroom to match! Sizes of this room type vary, whichever you choose, your room will have plenty of storage space and a small double bed.

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Standard Room - 2 bed flatSold Out£121/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Available from12-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Got a friend you would like to live with or want to keep numbers low, the 2-bed apartment is a great option to share a living space with only one person. You get your own room and share the kitchen area, so whether it's studying until 2:00 in the morning, or time to chill out, a 2 bedroom apartment will be a great choice for you.

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Booking Details

COVID-19 Cancellation Policy

We know that times are uncertain and you may have some concerns about what will happen to your booking if you are unable to get to University, to put your mind at ease we have the following 3 promises:

  • If your course start date is delayed, youll only start to pay for your tenancy from the month when your University commences its teaching. We won't ask for any payment (apart from your advanced rent to secure your booking), until you move in.
  • If you dont get the required Visa in order to study in the UK, well cancel or postpone your booking on your request.
  • If Government travel restrictions are in place that prevent you from travelling to the UK, please provide us with details and we will cancel your booking at your request.

If you have any questions, please contact our residence teams who will be happy to help.

Regular Cancellation Policy 


Cancelling within a 7 day period (7 day cooling off period)

If you have not collected your keys to your chosen residence, you may request to cancel your booking in writing or email to the General Manager at your chosen location at any time during the 7 days after you have signed your Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement (AST). Once we have received this request in writing, we will confirm receipt of your cancellation and refund your booking fee of 250.00 back to you.


Cancelling before 3rd August 2019

Outside of the 7 day cooling off period and prior to 3rd August 2019, you may request to cancel your booking in writing or email to the General Manager at your chosen residence. Once we have received this request in writing we shall confirm receipt of your cancellation. We will retain your booking fee of 250.00 as we will have to re-sell your room to somebody else, however, your AST will be terminated and no other fees will be applicable.


Cancelling after 3rd August 2019

Outside of the 7 day cooling off period and after the 3rd August 2019, you may request to cancel your booking in writing or by email to the General Manager at your chosen residence. You will be fully responsible for finding a suitable replacement student to take over your AST. Only when a suitable replacement has been found and confirmed by the General Manager will we release you from your AST, however, we will retain your booking fee of 250.00 if you have not yet collected your keys to the residence.


The Student Housing Company has the right to charge 50.00 if you have already moved into your accommodation to cover the costs of cleaning and preparing the room and new documents for the replacement student.


One less worry if you dont receive your grades

This is applicable to prospective first-year undergraduate students only. 


If you are not successful in obtaining your place at your chosen University then dont worry, we can help. Firstly we may be able to transfer you to another one of our residences if you are going to study elsewhere. If we do not have a residence in your new city/town of study, we will consider releasing you from your AST provided the following criteria are met:


You submit your request to cancel in writing or email to the General Manager at your chosen residence before the 24th August 2019, and;

You have provided the General Manager with a copy of your rejection letter from the University or UCAS

Once we have this, we will confirm receipt of your request to cancel and refund your booking fee of 250.00 back to you and any advance rent payments.

Payment Details

Rent Info:

Full Payment

4 Instalments - (Due on 1st April (2 Weeks Rent), October, January and April).


Payment Info:

Debit Card, Credit Card, and Bank Transfer.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I move in before my contract starts?

In many cases, we can allow people to move in early at a daily rate, but you will need to contact the residence team to check.


Where can I smoke?

Outside. Our buildings are non-smoking and incidents of smoking indoors will be dealt with strictly.


Can I personalise my room?

As long as you are able to return it to its original state on check-out or you will be recharged for any damages.


Can I bring a pet?

We love fluffy animals but we do not allow tenants to bring pets into the building. Youll have to make do with a teddy bear.


Can I keep a fridge in my room?

Additional fridges are only allowed in your room if they are for the purpose of storing prescribed medication.


How long does a viewing take?

Usually between 15 and 30 minutes. However, the team are happy to spend as much time as is needed assisting you with your booking.


Can I sub-let my room for the summer?

We do not allow students to sublet their rooms throughout their contract with us.


Can I live with my friends?

Yes of course! Depending on availability, you can book a shared flat online with your friends.


Are there spare rooms for visitors to stay in?

No, unfortunately, our residences are filled to the brim with fun-loving students every year.