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Calico, Liverpool

Islington, Liverpool, L3 8LG, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Calico Liverpool, located at 52 Islington Liverpool L3 8LG, UK, stands out as a preferred student accommodation in Liverpool. Offering a variety of ensuites and studios, Calico Liverpool student accommodation caters to varied preferences and budgets. Students will find themselves in close proximity to educational institutions such as the University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University, and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, making it an ideal residence for those who wish for a short commute. Within reach of various cultural landmarks, shops, and entertainment options, students at Calico Accommodation Liverpool can immerse themselves in the rich tapestry that this city offers.

Liverpool, a city renowned for its rich cultural heritage and vibrant spirit, captivates visitors and locals alike with its dynamic energy and storied history. Located along the banks of the River Mersey in northwest England, Liverpool boasts a diverse tapestry of architecture, ranging from majestic Victorian buildings to sleek modern structures, reflecting its evolution through the centuries. As the birthplace of The Beatles, Liverpool holds a special place in the hearts of music enthusiasts worldwide, with attractions like the iconic Cavern Club drawing pilgrims seeking to immerse themselves in the city's legendary music scene. Beyond its musical legacy, Liverpool's UNESCO-listed waterfront, dominated by the striking Liver Building and the Royal Liver Building, stands as a testament to its maritime heritage and economic prowess during the height of the British Empire. The city brims with cultural vitality, evidenced by its numerous galleries, museums, and theatres, including the renowned Tate Liverpool and the majestic Liverpool Empire Theatre. Additionally, Liverpool's passion for sports, particularly football, runs deep, with Anfield Stadium serving as a hallowed ground for devoted fans of Liverpool Football Club. Whether strolling along the historic Albert Dock, exploring the bustling streets of the city centre, or indulging in its eclectic culinary scene, Liverpool enchants visitors with its irresistible charm and boundless allure.

Features

At Calico Liverpool, students revel in the comfort and style that this Liverpool student accommodation offers. Providing a variety of room types, including Block A Lower Floor Silver Ensuite, Block A Mid Level Gold Ensuite, Block A Sky Lounge Level Silver Ensuite, Block B Bronze Ensuite, and many others, there is a perfect space for every student's needs and preferences. Calico Liverpool offers an array of amenities to enhance residents' living experience. Rent includes hot water, electricity, content insurance, and Wi-Fi, ensuring convenience and comfort. Residents have access to a range of common amenities including the sky lounge, games pods, lounge, gym, cycle store, laundry, and vending machine, promoting relaxation and recreation within the community. Engage with fellow residents through organised events and benefit from the support of an on-site residents' team for any assistance needed. Stay connected with Wi-Fi and broadband services throughout the premises. Safety and security are prioritised with CCTV surveillance and a dedicated security team, providing peace of mind for all residents. Calico student accommodation Liverpool strives to create a welcoming and secure environment while offering modern conveniences to cater to the diverse needs of its residents.

Location and What's Hot?

Students at Calico Liverpool accommodation relish in a locale graced by a dynamic tapestry of eateries, leisure hubs, and educational institutions. Calico Liverpool stands not merely as a place to lay your head but as a gateway to experience the vibrant student life in the heart of Liverpool. The wealth of prestigious educational institutions such as the University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University, and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, to name a few, make Calico Liverpool student accommodation a truly enviable choice. Dining options flourish with the likes of Take The Cake for mouth-watering cakes, the scrumptious JRN KITCHEN to excite your taste buds with delicious cuisines, and the delectable Blue Dragon for a contemporary American fix. For an evening brew, The North Western - JD Wetherspoon provides an array of craft beers, while The Ship & Mitre, a venue that echoes the tunes of popular music bands, leaves music lovers in awe. Caffeine enthusiasts can start their days at Costa Express, a cosy coffee shop that serves up the daily grind.

When it comes to daily necessities and shopping, Tesco Express, Aram Supermarket, and Lidl are just around the corner, ensuring students have everything they need within easy reach. Health and wellness are not forsaken, with University Hospital Aintree standing by for medical requirements. Meanwhile, the proximity of Sefton Park presents the perfect escape into nature's blissful tranquillity for a study break or a leisurely day out. Students can also visit the Liverpool Watersports Centre to spend an enthralling weekend with their friends. One can also consider visiting the Golf Fang Liverpool to play golf. As if this isn't enough, a potpourri of cultural hotspots like Merseyside Maritime Museum and the iconic Albert Dock ensure a fulfilling student life filled with learning and exploration just a short drive away from Calico Liverpool.

Commute

With a wide range of public transport options at hand, you can explore Liverpool with ease. Lime Street Railway Station, Moorfields Railway Station, and various bus stops like Kempston Street, all located within a short distance away, offer a seamless connection to the rest of the city. Whether you need to reach the University of Liverpool or any other educational institution, the well-organised public transport network makes your commute hassle-free. Rest assured, staying at Calico Liverpool student accommodation places you at the heart of it all, making your daily travel convenient and quick.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Hot Water
Electric
Content Insurance
Wifi

Common Amenities

Sky Lounge
Games Pods
Lounge
Gym
Cycle Store
Laundry

Cancellation Policies (4)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
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  • No Visa No Pay
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  • No Place No Pay
    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.
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Payment Policies (5)

  • Booking Deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
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  • Security Deposit
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  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers flexible instalment plan.
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Frequently Asked Questions

I need a guarantor?

Most of properties require residents to have a guarantor. This person will need to commit to paying the rent if you aren’t able to so please make sure you discuss this with them. They do not have to live in the UK but must be over 18 and not live in a property managed by Fresh. Once you have signed the contract your guarantor will be asked to provide proof of ID and their address and also sign a copy of the agreement. Some of properties are able to offer the option to make your full years payment upfront and not have a guarantor. Please speak to our Residents’ Team to check if this is available at your chosen property.

What is the advance rent?

Most of properties require applicants to pay an advance rent at the time of booking. This is refundable should you decide to cancel within the cooling off period or later find your place has been withdrawn or you are not able to obtain a visa to enter the UK.
The advance rent will show as a payment towards your first rent instalment on your account.

How can I choose the best room for me?

Accommodate want you to choose a room you are going to be happy living in and management know everyone has a different wish list – from the floor the room is on to the view and the amenities in the room, Team will be on hand to discuss this with you and help you make the best selection.

What size is a small double bed?

Room descriptions explain whether you will have a standard or small double bed. A small double is the same length as the standard but just a tiny bit narrower. Also known as a 3/4 size bed, small doubles measure approx. 120cm wide x 190cm long. Still plenty of room for a good night's sleep, even if there's two of you sharing.

Can I come to have a look around before I book?

Of course! Management are very proud of properties and would love to show you around. If you want to bring some friends or family members that’s absolutely fine too – just ask that you speak to team in advance so can make sure management have some rooms available to show you. If you find yourself in the area and haven’t had a chance to speak to team you can still pop in, whilst management might not have a room to show you management will still be able to show you around Shared Spaces.
management can also offer online video viewings if you don’t live locally so let team know what works for you!

I have a medical condition which means I have certain requirements for my room?

Please get in touch with team – they are experts on properties and most have rooms with varying levels of adaptations so team will be able to help you. If you book online, and you indicate you have a medical condition, the booking process will automatically pause so you can speak with team.

I will be aged 16 or 17 when the tenancy starts – can I still book?

Yes, but will ask you to complete a few extra steps during the booking process. This will include nominating a Responsible Adult who will be point of contact for you and will recommend monthly meetings with General Manager once you have moved in but that’s up to you!

Can I book together with a group of friends?

Management know that choosing who you live with is really important so in properties with shared apartments group booking can easily be organized by getting in touch with teams.

What are sanction checks? (please check with your chosen property if these checks apply)?

Some of properties require Sanction Checks to be completed on residents and Guarantors before management are able to issue you with an agreement. The checks will be completed after you have signed the agreement. They use Government sanction databases to identify and list individuals who have been convicted of serious crimes and terrorism offences. The checks are conducted by Veri-Check on the Landlords behalf.

What if I want to cancel my booking?

Please refer to your chosen properties' Terms and Conditions for details of when and how you are able to cancel. Team will be happy to discuss this with you if you have any questions.

How will I know when payments are due?

All your payment dates are listed in your agreement and on portal. It’s really important you understand these payments must be made on time. Management ask for a portion of your rent in advance of your tenancy starting, usually at the beginning of August.
If management haven’t received your first rent instalment and Tenancy Deposit payment, your booking may be cancelled. Management also won’t be able to let you have your key so it’s important to make sure you have everything in place especially as you may not receive your student finance or bursary until after these dates.

How can I make payment?

If you don’t have access to a smartphone, you can log into Portal on a laptop.
If you will need to make payment by bank transfer, please contact Team at least two weeks before your payment due date for more information. Bank transfers take longer to reach Team so any payments made using this method will need to be done in advance.

Will I need to pay a deposit?

Property ask all residents to pay a Tenancy Deposit – please check your agreement for the date this payment will be due. The good news is that you will get the Tenancy Deposit back at the end of the tenancy if nothing is owing for damages or outstanding rent. The value varies across properties so please take a look at the Fee Schedule for your chosen property for more information. Deposits are fully secured by the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (Custodial) in England and Wales or the My Deposits Scheme in Scotland.
In the Republic of Ireland your Booking Fee automatically converts into your Damages Deposit at the start of the tenancy.

When Can I Move In?

A few weeks before the start of your tenancy management will get in contact to ask you to watch induction video and book a move-in slot. You will need to do this so management can make sure management are expecting you!

What payments will I need to make before I move in?

Please check your agreement for your first rent instalment and tenancy deposit payment dates. If you have any questions about your rent instalment due dates please contact team. You must pay your first rental instalment before you will be allowed to move in.

Can I order bedding and kitchen packs?

Yes! Order bedding, kitchen packs and other uni essentials from shop.

Do I need a tv licence?

Yes, unless management tell you team are covering it, if you watch or record programmer as they are being shown, watch catch up TV such as iPlayer or watch live TV online you will need a license.
This applies to any provider you use and any device, including a TV, desktop computer, laptop, mobile phone, tablet, games console, digital box or DVD/VHS recorder.

Can I have a pet?

Student accommodation is often not a suitable environment for pets and that’s why pets of any shape or size aren't allowed.

Can I invite guests to stay in my room?

All grown-ups here so of course occasional overnight guests are allowed. Please don't invite someone to stay for more than three consecutive nights though, and always check with your flatmates first that they're ok with extra house guests.

Will my room be inspected?

Yes, management conduct inspections at least three times during your tenancy. management will keep an eye on cleanliness and hope not to see any damage and missing items. After each inspection management will tell you if any charges need to be made to put something right. You will be invoiced immediately for recharges for the first two inspections and on the final inspection a deduction will be made from your Tenancy Deposit. The cost of recharges for cleaning, damages and missing items can be found in the Residents’ Handbook.

Do I need to move out over the Christmas and Easter holidays?

No, your room is yours for the whole of your tenancy. You only need to move out at the end of the agreement. It will be your responsibility to check with the local Council if Council Tax will be due if you stay during the holidays.

Will I be charged for damages?

As part of your contract you have agreed to look after your room and not cause any damage. Management know accidents do sometimes happen so a list of possible damage charges are available in portal.

Can I smoke/vape?

All properties are smoke free and this includes all types of E-cigarettes and Vapes. Smoking is not allowed in any private or communal area including bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens and all internal social spaces. Designated smoking areas can be found outside the building. If you do have an e-cigarette or Vape, please ensure that the charger conforms to British or EU safety standards, or they will be removed during room inspections. All drug use, including the use of Laughing Gas, Is prohibited at our properties.

What do I do if I am not totally satisfied?

Management hope you will love living with us but there may be times when management don’t always get it right. management take all complaints seriously and will try best to fix any issues the first time. If you need help and advice, please speak with your General Manager first.

Can I live with fresh once I have graduated?

In most cases student properties are purely for students, however, management do offer rental homes in locations across the UK which are perfect for recent graduates, offering great value rent, on-site Residents' Teams and the fantastic service you would expect from Fresh.

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Student Accomodations in Liverpool

Liverpool Student Accommodation

Searching for suitable student accommodation in Liverpool has become quite an easy task, given the number of students flying to the city every year. This has resulted in a rise of perfect student housing alternatives in Liverpool, which are close to the top-notch universities in the city.

Amber is committed to serving students with the best student accommodation in Liverpool, which is fully equipped with all the necessary and top-notch amenities and features. One of the best things about the Liverpool student accommodation is they are extremely close to universities such as University of Liverpool, Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, John Moores University and other hotspots within the city. You can choose from a range of comfortable, luxurious, and affordable ensuites, studios, and shared apartments. Students can also choose from university-provided student houses or student halls in Liverpool. However, these student accommodations are expensive and may lack the features and other student benefits that private student accommodation in Liverpool provides such as St Andrew’s Garden, Agnes Jones House, City Point and many more. Also, they are likely to get filled faster than the private student housing in Liverpool because of the growing student population in the town.

About Liverpool

Located in Northwestern England, Liverpool is a city of passion, from music to football; its heritage is extremely rich in all aspects. The town was named the European Capital of Culture in 2008. Liverpool has a population of 70,000 and is one of the most loved student cities in the UK. Another highlight of the city is that it's a highly affordable place, especially for students, as it delivers top-notch student housing alternatives at pocket-friendly prices. The city has a strong cultural representation which students can explore through their many galleries and museums, which enlightens outsiders about the city’s glorious past. According to Guinness World Records, Liverpool is also the World Capital of Pop.

Over 2,500 students from all over the world visit the city each year because it is home to some of the best universities in the world. When talking about student housing in Liverpool, it is amongst some of the best places in the world for students because of its warm, welcoming people, smooth public transportation system, and good standard of living. With amber, you can find your ideal accommodation in Liverpool, where you can enjoy yourself while maintaining privacy.

Best Student Accommodation in Liverpool

Finding student accommodation in Liverpool can be a really challenging task for students if they are new to the city. It becomes even more challenging as there is a pool of student accommodation Liverpool alternatives to choose from. Apart from the other aspects that a student has to possibly worry about after moving to a new country, student accommodation should be the last of them. We all know how important it is for students to find their perfect place, a safe space for themselves to vent out and relax after a long and tiring day at the university. Amber helps students find their perfect Liverpool student accommodation with ease and from the comfort of their own homes with a three-step simple process of pick, pay, and book. Check out some of the best Liverpool student homes below:

  1. Paddington Park House
  2. The Bridewell
  3. City Point
  4. Benson Yard
  5. True Liverpool
  6. St. Andrew’s Gardens
  7. One Islington Plaza
  8. X1 The Edge
  9. Limelight
  10. Yugo Ablett House

Cost of Living in Liverpool

As a student living in a new city, keeping track of your expenses is essential. Your cost of living will depend on several factors, such as your Liverpool student accommodation rent, location of your student accommodation Liverpool, personal preferences, and spending habits. You can create an effective budget to manage your expenses in a better way. We have laid down the many expenses you might incur while living in Liverpool. Have a look.

1. Food and eatery: £150 to £500 per month

2. Travelling expenses: £20 to £150 per month

3. Leisure and entertainment: £50 to £350 per month

4. Stationery and textbooks: £80 to £100 per month

5. Internet & mobile phone: £50 to £80 per month

Student Travel Liverpool

While Liverpool universities cover the majority of the travel expenses for a few of its programs, the city is cost-effective for students who must bear travel expenses. You can get around Liverpool by bus, train, or tram, which are all readily available at all times, and they are reasonably priced. And many of these transportation services are located near student flats Liverpool. The city has systematically layed down the public transit, making it extremely easy for students to get from one point to another, making it efficient for students to travel back and forth from their respective universities. Also, being a reasonable option, it is extremely convenient for students as it doesn’t go too heavy on their pockets.

1. Bus: A single-day ticket costs around £2.20 and can be used on any bus operator's service within Merseyside and Halton. You can also choose a Liverpool PlusBus bus pass, significantly reducing local transportation costs. A few bus stops near student houses in Liverpool include Chapel Street (Stop EA) bus station, Old Hall Street (Stop CHA) bus station, and Moorfields Station (Stop MF) bus station.

2. Train: For just £34.40 per week, you can purchase a rail ticket that allows you to travel across all zones in the country. Train stations near Liverpool student homes that you can take include Moorfields, James Street, and Liverpool Central.

3. Cycles: Cycles are one of the best modes of transportation from your student accommodation in Liverpool to your university. It will be economical for you as well as being environmentally stable.

You can use your university's transportation pass to enjoy a discounted educational tour of Liverpool. Student accommodation in Liverpool is readily available near these well-connected transportation hubs, making it easier to travel to universities.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Liverpool

Students will have an amazing time in Liverpool, with so much to see and explore. Concert Square is the best place to go if you're looking for understudy discounts, popular music, and various clubs. Understudy hotspots include Baa Bar, Level, and Black Rabbit. Keep Stanley Street in mind for various LGBT+ bars and dance clubs. Camp and Furnace, Hangar 34, and 24 Kitchen Street are the places to be if you want to enjoy live DJs. The Invisible Wind Factory on Regent Street also hosts events on the weekends, including live music acts. If you have an unusual event or want to raise the stakes, go to Seel Street or Berry Street.

The world's driving music specialists perform at the 11,000-seat M&S Bank Arena on the world-famous waterfront. The O2 Academy, despite its smaller size, hosts famous live events regularly. If you prefer a more elective sound, go to LEAF, the Shipping Forecast, or the Arts Club to see artists in action. Traditional music fans should not miss the incredibly famous Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Chief Conductor and Distinguished Professor of the University of Liverpool, Vasily Petrenko. What is noticeable is that all the places above can be found at a small distance from the student accommodation in Liverpool, which is the best as it wouldn’t take too long for students to get anywhere. A few other famous spots in the city that you can explore include the Liverpool Beatles Museum, British Music Experience, Walker Art Gallery, and The Royal Albert Dock.

Liverpool Tourist Attractions

Liverpool has a rich cultural heritage and an extensive historical background. There are many attractive spots and places in Liverpool that students can explore and experience. Whether you love art, history, beaches, nature, or sports, there’s something for everyone in the city. Also, many of the popular tourist attractions are located near student apartments Liverpool. We have listed a few of them below:

  1. Anfield Stadium
  2. Eureka! Science + Discovery
  3. Lady Lever Art Gallery
  4. The Beatles Story
  5. Merseyside Maritime Museum
  6. Goodison Park
  7. Liverpool Central Library
  8. Liverpool Football Club
  9. World Museum
  10. Mersey Ferries

Universities In Liverpool

Student housing in Liverpool is situated near the top universities in the city, making it easy for students to travel to and from their universities without any hassle. The city welcomes thousands of students every year who come to pursue a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees across disciplines. Some of the top universities in Liverpool are:

1. University of Liverpool

2. Liverpool John Moores University

3. Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts

4. Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

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