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Collegiate Castle Street, Cambridge
Deluxe Plus Double Studio - Bedroom
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Collegiate Castle Street, Cambridge

Castle St, Cambridge, CB3 0SZ, United Kingdom
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Private fitness suite
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About the Property

There are some amazing student accommodations in Cambridge, but Castle Street is one of the best. Located in a safe and buzzing area of Cambridge, it is a prime location for student accommodation. The most loved feature of Castle Street student accommodation is the nearness to the prestigious universities in Cambridge. There are many options for the students to choose from at this student accommodation, like different kinds of studios, for example, The Deluxe Double Studio, Deluxe Plus Double Studio, Deluxe Plus Twin Studio and the Luxury Double Studio.  The University of Cambridge is located just a 4 min walk away from Castle Street student accommodation, St John’s University is a 10 min walk away, and Lucy Cavendish College is just a 6 min walk away. The Universities can be accessed easily with the fast and convenient public transport that is very well connected throughout the city.


Cambridge is known to be one of the most beautiful places in the UK. With a history of education that dates back more than 800 years, it is well known for housing some of the top educational institutions in the world. This makes the city one of the most preferred student hubs globally, attracting thousands of international students from around the world. Some of the top-ranking universities in Cambridge are the University of Cambridge, St Andrew’s College, Ruskin International College, Anglia Ruskin University, and many more. All are situated in a prime city location for easy access to universities, shops, and other tourist attractions. You can explore the picturesque surroundings, pedal through historic streets, and immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere that makes Cambridge a beloved city among students in the UK. Experience the ultimate student living at Castle Street Cambridge, ensuring you don't miss out on the finest accommodations. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Cambridge City Centre and seize every moment in one of the most remarkable cities in the UK. Discover the pinnacle of student accommodation in Cambridge alongside amber, and immerse yourself in the captivating charm of one of the UK's most beloved cities.

Features

There are many amazing amenities in castle street Cambridge. Where one can have a comfortable stay, There is a private fitness suite where one can work on their fitness goals and see amazing results in this castle street student accommodation. There is also a steam room so that you can relax after a long workout session. There are exclusive social events that you can enjoy with your friends, and also make amazing memories. As we all wish to study during the exams there is a nice and quiet study room so that you can study with full concentration and in peace. There is also a laundry room so that you can wear clean clothes every day and have a fresh fit. There is also a terrace and garden where you can relax after a long study session, and you can sit there and enjoy the weather of Cambridge.


As you move into the room of collegiate castle street, you will see that there is high-speed broadband & Wi-Fi so that you are always connected to the internet and never face a lag. There is also an In-room flat-screen TV so that you can watch your favourite shows and movies. There is also a comfortable double bed so that you can sleep after a long day at the university and have a good night’s sleep. Taking a shower is extremely important. That is why there is an en-suite shower room so that you can take a refreshing shower after you come home. There is a study desk and chair so that you can study in the privacy and peace of your own room, and no one will be there to disturb you. There is a fully equipped kitchenette, and you can cook the food which you wish to have and have your favoured meals. There is also storage space so that you can keep your room clean and tidy.

Location and What's Hot?

There are so many things to do in Cambridge, from cafes and pubs to parks and museums, making student life amazing. The public transport in the city makes it easy to get around, and other than that, walking is also a great option as many of the places are nearby. Visiting restaurants in Cambridge near the student accommodation that serves delicious food like The Oak Bistro, The Cambridge Chop House, Smokeworks, Middletons Steakhouse and Grill Cambridge, Tamburlaine Restaurant and Bar and Restaurant Twenty-Two is common. After food, the residents can also go to some of the bars and pubs nearby to grab a delicious cocktail, like SLINGERS Smokeworks Station Road, The Anchor, The Knight Pub Company, Revolution Cambridge and The Portland Arms. There are also plenty of cafes in Cambridge nearby to get some quick bites at, like Cafe at Abanty, Cafe 24, Cafe 121, Urban Larder and Cafe Aristo. There are also a number of things to do in Cambridge nearby, like visiting The Fitzwilliam Museum, Museum of Cambridge, The Backs, Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences and The Corpus Clock. There are also many parks to visit to get some sun and fresh air or host a picnic, like Arbury Town Park, Histon Road Recreation Ground, Ditto Meadows, Cherry Hinton Hall Park and Silva Park. There are plenty of grocery stores and supermarkets nearby that have fresh and affordable groceries, like Tesco Express, Sainsbury’s, Budgens and Asda Cambridge Superstore.

Commute

Due to the very prime and central location of Castle Street, Cambridge, there will be no problem for the students to get from one place to another. The public transport in Cambridge is cheap and convenient and very well connected. The closest bus stop to Castle Street is Shire Hall Stop which is one minute walk away from the student accommodation. The closest railway station to Castle Hill is Cambridge (CBG) Station, which is a 13 min drive away. The city is compact, so cycling or walking can also be feasible options that are also healthy. For public transport, there are always student discounts available.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Wifi
Water
Electricity
Heating

Common Amenities

Communal spaces
Pool table
Tennis table
Spacious courtyard with garden chairs
Private fitness suite
Steam room

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's included in the 'inclusive rate'?

All utilities  electric, gas and water are included in the rent on a fair usage allowance with hot water available 24-hours per day. Heaters are controlled individually by the tenants in their rooms. High-speed internet and Wi-Fi throughout the building, including bedrooms and ethernet cable connection in bedrooms Council Tax  students are exempt from paying council tax, however some councils may charge tenants out of term time, therefore the tenant is liable for any council tax charges that may be incurred. Contents insurance is provided through Endsleigh insurance to cover your belongings for up to 10,000.

Is there a TV?

A flat-screen TV with 40 channels is provided in most of their apartments and studios. Please check with the management team at your accommodation what is provided. If you've brought your own TV, you'll be pleased to hear that there's a TV aerial point in your bedroom, but please note, you are responsible for providing your own TV licence.

Do I have to pay for a TV licence?

You will be responsible for providing a TV licence should you use a TV in your room/apartment.

Will I have internet in my room?

Broadband and Wi-Fi is available throughout the building, 24-hours a day.

How do I access the internet?

Wi-Fi is available throughout the accommodation. Wired connections are available via an Ethernet cable, and connected to the wall socket in your room simply open your web browser and follow the instructions. Upgrade options are also available. Internet is provided by third party companies and they have a 24-hour support line should you need it; details will be given out with the welcome pack.

Are kitchen essentials, bedding and towels included in my room?

You will need to provide your own bedding, kitchen equipment, towels etc. But, they know that being a student means there's a lot going on and a lot to organise. This is doubly true if you're coming from overseas. So you can buy these items from them to make settling into your home a little easier. You can choose one of their collections that cater for your exact requirement, from The Kitchen Collection which contains all the kitchen essentials through to The Luxury Collection which was curated for the ultimate in superior living. You don't even have to worry about unpacking it all. They will have it all made up and ready for your arrival so you can enjoy the way of living from the moment you walk through your door.

Will my room be cleaned?

Room cleaning is not included in your rent, so will be responsible for cleaning your room. If you're not a fan of doing the cleaning yourself, they offer a range of room cleaning services. You can choose from weekly, monthly, ad hoc and end-of-tenancy cleans.

Are the fitness suites and other social spaces free to use?

Many of their student accommodation properties have their own on-site fitness suites, as well as a whole host of additional social spaces. Access to these areas is free for residents whenever you like.

What do I have to pay and when?

There are three payment options available at Property. Property offers you to pay your rent in 1, 3 or 4 instalments. To pay rent in 3 or 4 instalments, you will need to provide evidence of a UK based guarantor, such as a family member or friend. If you do not have a UK based guarantor and wish to pay in 3 or 4 instalments, they will also accept Housing Hand as your guarantor. Property offers great flexibility in our 4-instalment plan. This is offered for those students who rely on a student loan and/or grant to pay their rent. they still expect 4 weeks of the rent to be paid 10 days before the start date of the tenancy agreement for your first instalment, and a larger second instalment due at the end of September which is when most student loans/grants have been paid to students in the UK. This will help lots of students to manage their finances at the beginning of term. they will ask you to upload your student loan/grant document to your Property's Portal account prior to your arrival.

I am paying my rent in instalments, when are my payments due?

For those students paying in 1 instalment, the rent payment date is: Single instalment – 10 days prior to your tenancy start date For those students paying in 3 instalments, the rent payment dates are: For those students paying in 4 instalments, the rent payment dates are: This information can also be found on your tenancy agreement. Please note that they don’t accept cash. 1st instalment – 10 days prior to your tenancy start date, 2nd instalment – the following January, 3rd instalment – the following May, 1st instalment – 10 days prior to your tenancy start date, 2nd instalment – end of September, 3rd instalment – the following January, 4th instalment – the following May. This information can also be found on your tenancy agreement. Please note that they don’t accept cash.

I am paying my rent in full, when is my payment due?

If you are unable to provide a guarantor in the country of your accommodation, your rent payment will need to be made in advance, in full, 10 days prior to your tenancy start date.

I don't have a guarantor, can I still live in your accommodation?

Of course! If you are unable to provide a guarantor in the country of your accommodation, your rent payment will need to be made a year in advance, in full,10 days prior to tenancy start dates.

When can I move in?

Your accommodation will have a dedicated Move In weekend which coincides with the start of your tenancy. Details of this will be communicated closer to the time. Don't worry if you are not able to move in on the dedicated Move In weekend, you can still pick up your keys during office hours outside of this. Please just contact the helpful on-site accommodation team to let them know when to expect you and to ensure moving in is a hassle-free experience for you.

What documents do I need to check in?

Please ensure that, before you move in, you have * Paid your deposit * Signed your tenancy agreement * Paid your first rental instalment (or full rent if applicable). Please be aware, no keys will be issues to you if rent has not been paid. * Provided 1x photo ID and 1x proof of address for yourself (and your guarantor if applicable) * Provided 1x proof of Visa if required * Provided 2x passport photos and 1x proof of student status.

What do I have to bring?

You will need to provide your own bedding, kitchen equipment, towels etc. If you have specific questions about what to bring, such as sizes for bedding, or whether to bring induction or standard pots and pans, please contact your on-site accommodation team.

Who can be a qualified UK Guarantor?

A resident of the United Kingdom being Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland and England. A resident needs to be someone who resides within the UK and is recognised as a resident for tax purposes with HMRC. The guarantor must have a fixed address – Proof of address, in the form of a utility bill (less than 3 months old), and photo ID is required. The guarantor must be able to enter their National Insurance number when completing the booking.

What happens if I fall behind on my rent payments?

Your contract with us is legally binding so please make sure you’re clear on its terms and conditions. Here’s an overview of some of the key facts: You are bound to the full contract period – if you leave before the contract ends you will not receive a reduction in rent. You must pay your accommodation fees on the due dates stated on your contract – outstanding debts will eventually be passed on to an external debt collecting agency. Once your debt has been passed on to the agency, you will be liable for all legal charges.

This will be my first time living in this new country and I'm nervous as I don't know anybody...?

Communal student living is all part of the university experience. But at Property think they’ve arranged things to ensure that you have a great environment, friendly people and a real sense of community. they want you to enjoy the now and look back with fondness when the time comes to move on. To help make sure you have the best of times, our accommodation team will arrange events throughout the academic year to help you get to know your flatmates while having a good time – and even learning something new and different from your studies. Keep an eye on the Facebook page for your student residence and on-site notice boards for up-coming events.

I would like to be situated close to my friends in the same apartment block - is this possible?

Absolutely! Please let us have details at the time of booking and they will do our best to accommodate friends and students from the same university together.

What kind of students will be living in accommodation?

A wide range of students live in student accommodation, including undergraduates, postgraduate students and international students.

Are there monthly events or activities planned for residents?

To help make sure you have the best of times during your time with Property, our accommodation team will arrange events throughout the academic year. These events are created for our residents to get to know each other and to help bring learning and networking opportunities to you – so you can learn something new and different from your studies. Keep an eye on the Facebook page for your student residence, speak to the on-site accommodation team or check out the on-site notice boards for up-coming events.

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Student Accomodations in Cambridge

Cambridge Student Accommodation

One of the first things a student looks for after getting into their university of choice is finding the right accommodation. In those regards, the options for Cambridge student accommodation are unparalleled. With a wide selection of accommodations available starting with shared apartments, studios, and ensuites, students have to look no further than amber for accommodation in Cambridge. Each residence is thoughtfully designed to provide a comfortable and conducive environment for students. The availability of student accommodation in Cambridge ranges from Milton Road to Station Road.

Cambridge is well-known for housing the prestigious University of Cambridge, a confederation of colleges, departments, faculties, and schools. There are 31 colleges, each with its norms and statutes. With around 11000 employees and 18000 students spread among these 31 colleges, amber provides various student accommodation in Cambridge options, making it easy for students to start their housing search. Some other well-known universities in Cambridge include Anglia Ruskin University, King’s College, and Cambridge Ruskin International College. Some of the best properties and options for Cambridge student housing include The Cam Foundry, Cambridge, Yugo Angila House, Cambridge, The Railyard, Cambridge, and Castle Hill, Cambridge.

About Cambridge

Cambridge is one of the most beautiful and iconic places to live as a student, with a history in education that dates back more than 800 years. With various educational institutions in every part of the city, Cambridge is one of the unique cities in the United Kingdom. Cambridge is a historic city with a unique yet traditional English history. It was a thriving market town fifty miles north of London that had an unusual claim to fame: it is maybe the only city in the world that has retroactively named its river. The city is small and can be easily navigated by bicycle. It is also well-connected both within and outside the city due to an excellent public transportation and road network.

Cambridge is quickly becoming the capital of East Anglia for food lovers since you can always find a quick bite at one of the city's many street food stalls. Cambridge is a city that offers something for everyone, whether you are looking for history, art, or entertainment. It is known for impressive museums and galleries like the Fitzwilliam Museum and Wren Library. It hosts multiple festivals and is also known for its cultural diversity and creativity. Being a birthplace of notable personalities like Issac Newton and Charles Darwin, Cambridge is considered one of the best places for history enthusiasts as well. Lastly, luckily for students, there are also numerous options for Cambridge student accommodation as well.

Best Student Accommodation In Cambridge

The importance of student accommodation in Cambridge is quite prominent when the students are residing in Cambridge, right beside many of the renowned universities that are always represented as the best among all in the UK. These options for student accommodation in Cambridge UK represent much importance in terms of feasibility, commutation, and comfort. Students staying in these options for private student accommodation in Cambridge are surrounded by an amazing culture that lets them discover a collection of artefacts and artworks. We at Amber help you soothe the hunting process of getting the best accommodation in Cambridge without any hassle you face around booking your accommodation. Have a look at the best options:

1. The Cam Foundry, Cambridge

2. Yugo Angila House, Cambridge

3. The Railyard, Cambridge

4. Castle Hill, Cambridge

5. Student Castle Cambridge, Cambridge

6. Collegiate Castle Street, Cambridge

Cost Of Living

The most significant part of your ongoing bills and transactions will probably be your expenses at Cambridge. We have provided rough estimates of these while living in Cambridge that could help you plan out your budget and expenses. Most of these estimated costs will vary based on individual choices, but they are a helpful way to estimate how much you might spend, other than the rent for your student accommodation:

1. Food: £15-30 per week

2. Gas and electricity: £177-200 per month

3. Internet & mobile phone: £15-50 per week

4. Dinner at a restaurant: £20-25 per week

5. Laundry: £30-40 per month

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £40-50 per month

Student Travel In Cambridge

Cambridge has a charming aura ready to take you in its warm embrace. It can be felt as we speak of travelling around the city from the student accommodation in Cambridge. Travelling is hassle-free here with multiple options for transportation such as Tubes, Buses, Cycling and Walking near our student housing in Cambridge. For those inclined toward eco-friendly and health-conscious travel, cycling and walking paths weave through the city, making it a breeze to navigate between lectures, libraries, and the bustling city centre. The city's rich history, from iconic landmarks like King's College Chapel, creates a captivating backdrop for student adventures, fostering a vibrant cultural experience. These commute options will provide ease of access to students residing in Cambridge.

1. Bus Routes

Any student can travel to and fro from the University of Cambridge to their student accommodation in Cambridge UK. The easiest way to commute is by bus leading straight to the University for about £2.20 standard fare.

2. Trams and Trains

Although most of the students usually prefer using buses as the only affordable option, trams or trains generally don't seem to work out as they are quite far from the student accommodation in Cambridge.

3. Cycling

Cycling can be fun and adventurous, with over 80 miles of cycling routes, which is among the UK's top cycling cities. It enables efficient and eco-friendly travel for students. Additionally, buses and pedestrian-friendly paths ensure accessible transportation across the city.

4. Private Cars

Students can also opt to take a private car rental service to make their commute easier. However, this mode of transport for students can be a little expensive compared to public transportation.

Student Lifestyle And Living In Cambridge

Cambridge, with its prestigious university and rich history, offers students a unique and vibrant living experience. The city's cobblestone streets and picturesque architecture create an inspiring backdrop for academic pursuits. Student life in Cambridge revolves around the dynamic university community, fostering intellectual growth and cultural exchange. The plethora of cosy cafes, like the popular Fitzbillies or Hot Numbers, become havens for study sessions and socialising. Students often find solace in the tranquil green spaces, such as Parker's Piece, ideal for leisurely strolls or impromptu picnics.

The Fitzwilliam Museum stands out as a must-visit cultural hub, showcasing a diverse array of art and artefacts. For a more casual outing, the Cambridge Market offers an eclectic mix of local produce and artisanal goods. Student-centric events, like May Week celebrations or the famous Cambridge Union debates, enhance the social fabric of the city, providing ample opportunities to engage with peers. Punting along the River Cam is not only a scenic activity but also a favourite pastime for students seeking a break from academic rigours. In addition to its academic and cultural allure, Cambridge boasts a lively nightlife that caters to the student population. The ADC Theatre, run by students, showcases a variety of performances, from plays to comedy acts, providing entertainment tailored to diverse tastes. The city's diverse cuisine options, including local favourites like The Eagle pub or the multicultural MillWorks, ensure that students can embark on culinary adventures.

Overall, Cambridge's blend of academic excellence, cultural richness, and student-friendly activities make it a captivating place to live and learn. The city is full of things to do and places to see, ensuring that you can always find some type of amusement if you need it. Additionally, with so many options

Cambridge Tourist Attractions

Known for its academically excellent and world-renowned universities and colleges, Cambridge boasts the highest concentrations of preserved historic buildings in England. All these attractions are at a very short distance from our options for student accommodation in Cambridge UK. Here are some of the most famous tourist attractions:

1. King's College Chapel

2. The Mathematical Bridge

3. Great St. Mary's Church / The Round Church

4. Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

5. Museums of Cambridge, Technology, and Science

6. Market Square

Top universities In Cambridge

In addition to having some of the best options for student housing in Cambridge, Cambridge is also home to some of the best universities in the world.These universities not only foster the overall growth of the students, but also offer the best quality of education. From ancient colleges to modern research institutes, Cambridge offers a rich and diverse academic environment for students and scholars alike. Some of the top universities include:

1. Trinity College

2. Queens’ College 

3. King’s College 

4. University of Cambridge

5. St Andrew's College

7. Anglia Ruskin University

8. St Giles Cambridge

9. Regent Cambridge

10. Bellerbys College (Cambridge Campus)

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