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Yugo Catherine House, Portsmouth
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Yugo Catherine House, Portsmouth

Stanhope Rd, Portsmouth, PO1 1DZ, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Located at Stanhope Rd Portsmouth PO1 1DZ, Yugo Catherine House Portsmouth stands as a favoured choice among students seeking comfortable living spaces close to their academic institutions. This student accommodation in Portsmouth offers a variety of room options including Flats and a range of Studio apartments. It is conveniently situated within an accessible distance from educational establishments like the University of Portsmouth, and Highbury College. Southampton Solent University, the University of Winchester, and the University of Southampton are also within reach, making it an optimal location for students in the area.

Portsmouth, packed with naval history and a vibrant waterfront, is an excellent city for students who seek a blend of educational excellence and cultural richness. Home to a significant student population, the maritime city is known for its dynamic educational scene, featuring prestigious universities such as the University of Portsmouth—ranked highly for its quality of teaching and student satisfaction. The location of Yugo Catherine House Portsmouth student accommodation places students in the heart of the city, close to iconic landmarks like the Spinnaker Tower and the historic HMS Victory.

Beyond academia, Portsmouth celebrates a diverse array of cultural festivals and events throughout the year. Portsmouth has excellent transportation links too, including buses, trains, and ferries, making it easy for students to travel around the city and beyond. Many students also choose to cycle due to the city's relatively flat terrain and bike-friendly infrastructure. Students residing at Yugo Catherine House Portsmouth not only benefit from the city’s educational offerings but also the lively community feel and the ease of access to cafes, markets, and entertainment options. Student life in Portsmouth offers a unique blend of academic excellence, cultural diversity, and coastal charm. This property, provided by Yugo, ensures students have a memorable and comfortable living experience during their time in Portsmouth.

Features

At Yugo Catherine House Portsmouth student accommodation, every amenity speaks of comfort and convenience, ensuring students have everything they need within arm’s reach. From practical to lavish, these amenities are designed to cater to both academic and leisure needs. The accommodation offers a variety of fully furnished room types, including the privacy of a 1 Bed Flat and the communal vibrancy of a 4 and 5 Bed Flat. Whether one prefers to have an independent studio, such as the Basic, Classic, Premium, or Deluxe Studios, or to share an En Suite in a 6 Bed Flat, the property supports all preferences. For those who appreciate higher luxury, the Classic Penthouse Studio or Deluxe Penthouse Studio might just be the perfect fit.

Every room is a personal haven equipped with a comfortable double bed, essential notice boards and desks for keeping track of assignments, ample room storage, electric hobs, a smart TV, and a private bathroom. The shared living spaces feature fully equipped kitchens with appliances, including a combination microwave & grill and fridge. Selected accommodations even boast a stylish breakfast bar, perfect for quick meals or social gatherings.

Common amenities at Yugo Catherine House enhance the overall student lifestyle. A well-maintained on-site laundry facility ensures that one's wardrobe is always fresh, while the common social area and lounge, complete with a television, allows residents to unwind and socialise. Additionally, the games area brings in the element of fun and relaxation. With services like maintenance, bike storage, parcel collection, and planned social and well-being events, Yugo Catherine House promises an enriching and hassle-free student experience. Convenience doesn't end within the premises, as Catherine House Portsmouth also covers bills of utilities, such as Wi-Fi, electricity, water, and heating. Lastly, students will also have access to 24-hour support, key access and CCTV surveillance, contents insurance, and a fire alarm system for added security.

Location and What's Hot?

Situated at the heart of Portsmouth, Yugo Catherine House Portsmouth student accommodation is the epitome of convenience and urban living for students. Just outside your door, you can find a number of dining options, social hotspots, and essential amenities. In addition, several well-known universities, such as the University of Portsmouth and Highbury College, are located nearby. Not only do these universities offer a range of programs and courses to choose from, but they also focus on the overall development of students.

Whether you're craving a cup of joe or a decadent meal, the nearby Square Kitchen, Nosh Box, and Cafe in the Park have you covered with their delightful offerings. Aspiring chefs and budget-conscious students will appreciate the proximity of restaurants like Busan Bites, Natty’s Jerk and Baja Mexicali Portsmouth, which offer excellent meals at reasonable prices. Students can also find essentials at local grocery stores like Frontiers Afro Superstore, Iceland Supermarket Portsmouth and Sainsbury Local, where fresh produce and supplies are in abundance. Additionally, for unwinding and socialising, students can explore The Fleet Portsmouth and The Isambard Kingdom Brunel - JD Wetherspoon, which are some of the most popular bars around Yugo Catherine House student accommodation.

When it comes to healthcare, the presence of Queen Alexandra Hospital offers peace of mind, ensuring that medical support is never far away. Green spaces such as the serene Victoria Park present students with a tranquil retreat from the bustling city life, perfect for relaxing or hitting the books outdoors. The cultural enthusiasts will relish the close access to historic treasures and tourist magnets like the famous HMS Victory and the Spinnaker Tower, offering an enriching experience just a stone's throw away. Ultimately, Yugo Catherine House Portsmouth student accommodation stands out not just for its high-quality living standards but also for the electric and convenient lifestyle it promises. It truly is a splendid residential choice for students who want to make the most of their university years in Portsmouth.

Commute

Living at Yugo Catherine House Portsmouth means you are perfectly placed to embrace student life in Portsmouth with unparalleled access to various modes of transport. The convenience offered by Yugo Catherine House ensures that whether you're planning to visit landmarks, attend classes, or simply explore the city, you'll find commuting a breeze. With Portsmouth and Southsea Railway Station nearby, you can easily connect to regional and national destinations. Key local bus routes are accessible at stations like Victoria Park (Stand P), City Shops South, and Station Street, linking you to the entirety of Portsmouth. Trams are not part of this city's transport network, but the excellent location of Yugo Catherine House means that Portsmouth's reliable bus system is more than sufficient for your daily commute. Rest assured, staying here keeps you well-connected to everything the city has to offer.

What will you get

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Common Amenities

On-site laundry
Common room
TV area
Sky lounge
Games area
Onsite maintenance

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does a viewing take?

It usually takes between 15 and 30 minutes to tour their student accommodation in person, however, they also offer virtual viewings too!

Can I choose who my flatmates are?

You can choose to live with your friends by selecting the same flat number when you book with them. Please note, this is subject to availability, so it’s best to book early to avoid disappointment!

Do you provide female only accommodation?

Yes, if you prefer to have a single-gender flat just speak to their residence support team when you book with them. This is subject to demand and flat availability so they’d recommend getting in touch as early as you can.

What is a guarantor and why do I need one?

A guarantor is someone who agrees to pay your rent if you’re unable to, for example one of your parents or a close relative. If you’re unable to meet rent payments please speak to your support team, they’ll only contact your guarantor to pay rent as a last resort if you cannot meet the agreement of your tenancy.

What do I do if I’m an international student and don’t have a guarantor?

If you’re an international student and would like to pay your rent in instalments, you’ll need a UK based guarantor. If this isn’t possible, you can still book a room, but you’ll have to pay your rent in an upfront annual sum instead.

Do I need to be a full-time student to book a room?

They can only accept full-time students. 

Is there an age limit for booking with property?

To live with them whilst studying at University, you will need to be 18 or older.

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. Check out their blog for ideas of how you can personalise your room without nails, glue or leaving marks on the wall.

Where can I smoke?

They don’t allow smoking inside your residence, but you’re free to smoke outside.

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.

Can I bring a pet?

They love fluffy animals but they do not allow tenants to bring pets into the building.

Are there spare rooms for visitors to stay in?

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

Are there any social events for residents?

They host socials all year round for you and your flatmates to enjoy; from spiritual and cultural get-togethers, to fitness events and much more.

If I don’t get on with my new flatmates can I change rooms?

They want to make sure that you love your experience living with us, so if you find you’re not getting on with your new flatmates it may be possible to change rooms subject to availability. Get in touch with your resident team for more information.

What happens if something in my flat breaks or doesn’t work?

Their friendly maintenance team is always on hand if something in your flat breaks or doesn’t work. Just fill in a maintenance request form and hand it into reception.

Can I have friends or family to stay?

Of course, as long as you are in the flat whilst they visit. They recommend friends and family only stay a maximum of 2 or 3 nights and that you let your flatmates know before they arrive.

Are the social spaces always open?

You can book out some of the social spaces on offer in their accommodation, but most of their common areas are open 24 hours a day unless alternative opening hours are advertised.

Is wifi included?

Yes, they have an average speed of 100MB broadband and Wi-Fi as standard in all rooms, which can connect up to 10 devices, and it’s also available in their social spaces and communal areas.

What appliances are included in your flat when you arrive?

The appliances included in your flat depend on the type of room or residence you book with. Check out their residence pages for more information or get in touch with their residence team.

Where do I do my washing?

They have on-site laundry facilities for you to use whenever you need during your stay.

What equipment is in the gym?

The residences that include a gym on site have free weights and/or weight training equipment, cardiovascular equipment and yoga mats. Some of their properties also have fitness suites with more specialised equipment or dance/yoga studios!

Can I have parcels delivered to my building?

Their reception team is always on hand to accept your parcels and signed-for items so you never miss a delivery. They’ll also send you an email reminder when your package is ready for collection.

Do we get a cleaner?

Some of their student properties offer weekly or bi-weekly kitchen & living area cleaners, but in others you’re expected to maintain your shared spaces and rooms yourself. All of their communal areas are cleaned regularly.

How secure is the bike storage?

Most of their bike storage is inside their secure properties, so only residents can gain access. However, in some residences their bike storage is outside on campus and where possible away from the main streets. In all cases, they recommend using a secure bike lock for extra security.

Is there parking for students on site?

Some of their residences have parking on site for you to use during your stay with us. Check their residence pages or get in touch for more information.

Can I move in before my contract starts?

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

What documents do I need to check in?

When you check in they’ll need to see a copy of your ID, and also recommend bringing a printed copy of your tenancy agreement with your signed guarantor forms.

What time can I arrive the day I move in?

Some of their residences will let you to move in at any time on set days, whereas others will give you a time slot. They’ll be in touch closer to your move-in date to give you more information!

Where can I park when I’m unpacking?

When your move-in date approaches, they’ll be in touch to advise where you can park nearby to unload your belongings.

Is it okay to arrive out of hours on the day I move in?

If you need to arrive out-of-hours please let your residence support team know with as much notice as possible to make sure they’re available to help.

How do I pay rent?

You can pay your rent instalments through their student portal. If you need help with getting your login details, or if you’re having trouble logging on, get in touch with your residence team.

How many instalments can I pay my rent in?

If you’re a domestic student or international student with a UK based guarantor, you can pay your rent in 3 or 4 instalments. Alternatively, you can pay your annual rent in an upfront sum. In special circumstances, get in touch with your residence support team to talk about what other options are possible.

Can I pay rent by bank transfer?

They ask students to pay their rent through their booking portal as it is safer and more efficient, but in some instances you may be able to pay by bank transfer provided you have spoken to your residence support team first.

Are there any extra bills I have to pay?

Water, gas and electricity are all included in your rent, so there’s no need to worry about paying utility bills on time.

Do I have to pay council tax?

No - full time students don’t need to pay council tax, so there’s no need to worry about extra costs.

Can I sublet my room for the summer?

No - unfortunately, they do not allow students to sublet their rooms throughout their contract with them.

Can I move out early?

Yes - Provided you find a replacement tenant for your room, then you can get in touch with your residence support team to discuss the details.

Is there always a member of staff available on site?

They aim to have staff available 24 hours a day, so if you ever have a request, a member of their resident team can help you day or night.

How safe is the accommodation?

Most of the entrances to their accommodation buildings are access controlled as well as monitored by CCTV 24 hours a day, and all flat doors are all key controlled. They also aim to always have resident teams on site should you ever need extra support.

Is contents insurance included?

Yes, contents insurance is included in your tenancy agreement, so your belongings are protected throughout your stay with them. You will receive more information about this when you check in.

Is the building regularly inspected for fire safety?

The safety of their students is very important to us. They have fire alarm tests and inspections on fire safety practices regularly across all of their residences.

What payment options are available for international students?

If you have a UK based guarantor you can pay your rent by instalments. Alternatively, you can pay your annual rent upfront in a lump sum.

Can I stay over the summer holidays?

Some of their student residences offer summer lets as well as tenancy extensions, but this is subject to availability. 

What do I do if I’ve booked a room, but can’t get a visa?

Please get in touch with your resident support team and they can cancel or postpone your tenancy depending on what works best for you.

Do I need to bring my own bedding?

Yes - they don’t provide any bed linen in their flats as they find students like to personalise their rooms. Check out their blog for room tips and ideas.

Can I be picked up from the airport?

Unfortunately they don’t offer airport pick up services for international students, you’ll need to make your own travel arrangements to and from the property.

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Portsmouth Student Accommodation

Discovering the perfect student accommodation in Portsmouth is made easy with amber. As students venture into their university life at institutions like the University of Winchester or the University of Southampton, finding the right student housing in Portsmouth becomes essential for a harmonious academic experience. Amber's comprehensive database offers a range of options, whether you're studying at nearby City College or Southampton Solent University. Choosing off-campus housing with Amber opens up a world of independence and flexibility. It's not just about finding a place to stay; it's about finding a home that suits your lifestyle and preferences. Our properties offer a variety of room types. They are strategically located for easy travel to and from campus, giving you the freedom to explore and the flexibility to live life on your terms. Students can look forward to amenities that make their stay comfortable without worrying about the specifics of pricing. Notable Portsmouth student accommodations include stylish studios at Margaret Rule Hall and Rosalind Franklin Halls, which are within proximity to the vibrant Portsmouth city centre. Transitioning into university life is seamless when you choose Amber as your guide to student housing in Portsmouth.

About Portsmouth

Portsmouth, a vibrant waterfront city located on the south coast of England, boasts a rich maritime heritage and is acclaimed for its historic dockyards and naval base. Renowned for its dynamic culture, Portsmouth is a hub of contemporary and historical attractions, including the iconic Spinnaker Tower, fascinating museums, and the charming Old Portsmouth, interlaced with cobbled streets. The city proudly hosts several reputable universities, drawing students from all over the globe. Portsmouth student accommodation needs are well-catered to, with facilities strategically located to provide convenience and comfort to learners. With a spirited student population, the city is well accustomed to student life, offering vibrant nightlife, eateries, cultural festivals, and sports events that cater to youthful tastes. Additionally, Portsmouth's compact layout makes it easy to navigate, ensuring students can blend their academic endeavours with exploration and leisure, enjoying the seaside ambience and community spirit that defines this coastal city.

Best Student Accommodation In Portsmouth

When relocating to Portsmouth for university studies, finding the right off-campus student accommodation can significantly enhance one's study experience. Living independently offers an opportunity to grow personally, manage finances wisely, and enjoy the flexibility to choose one's living conditions. Portsmouth student accommodation options serve as affordable alternatives to on-campus living while fostering a thriving student community. Students can choose from various accommodation types, including ensuite rooms, shared student halls, and private studio apartments that cater to different preferences and budgets. Below are a few student accommodations in Portsmouth you must explore;

  1. Rosalind Franklin Halls, Portsmouth
  2. Margaret Rule Hall, Portsmouth
  3. Collegiate St James Street, Portsmouth
  4. Greetham Street, Portsmouth
  5. Chaucer House, Portsmouth
  6. Trafalgar Hall, Portsmouth
  7. Collegiate Crown Place, Portsmouth
  8. Collegiate Earlsdon Street, Portsmouth
  9. Yugo Catherine House, Portsmouth
  10. Collegiate Middle Street, Portsmouth

Cost Of Living

Understanding the cost of living in Portsmouth is vital for students planning their finances and lifestyle while studying in the city. The picturesque coastal city is known for its friendly locales and historic charm, but like any urban area, it comes with its own set of living expenses. On average, a student might anticipate a monthly cost ranging from £800 to £1,200, which is indicative of Portsmouth's cost of living impacting student budgets extensively. It's important for those seeking Portsmouth student accommodation to consider these expenses in addition to their rent.
1. Food & Groceries - £200- £250/Monthly
2. Transportation - £55- £80/Monthly
3. Utilities (including gas, electricity, water, internet) - £150- £200/Monthly
4. Clothing - £100- £130/Monthly
5. Sports & Leisure - £100- £120/Monthly

Student Travel Portsmouth

Located along the southern coast of England, Portsmouth is a vibrant city known for its maritime heritage and plays host to a large student population. Students who opt for accommodation in Portsmouth benefit from excellent transportation networks that deliver cost-efficient and accessible journeys. Here’s a closer look at the student travel options available near your student accommodation in Portsmouth.

1. Buses: The city’s bus network is extensive, with frequent services connecting various parts of Portsmouth and the surrounding areas. A single bus journey can cost around £2.00, but students can save money by purchasing a travel card such as the Student First Bus Pass, which offers unlimited travel at a flat, budget-friendly rate.

2. Trains: For longer commutes or trips to neighbouring cities, taking the train is a convenient option. Portsmouth has several railway stations, with services running regularly. Train fares vary depending on the destination and travel time, but students can benefit from discounted fares with a 16-25 Railcard.

3. Cycling: Portsmouth is a bike-friendly city, with multiple cycle paths and bike rental schemes. For short distances or a refreshing ride to your college or university, cycling is not only economical but also promotes a healthy lifestyle. Many Portsmouth student accommodations offer secure bike storage as well.

Student Living And Lifestyle In Portsmouth

Portsmouth is a vibrant island city with gorgeous beaches and numerous independent cafes around every corner. You'll be greeted with a lively environment and great community spirit in a city that carries a maritime history. The city is alive with energy, with many excellent and enjoyable places to visit and lively pubs, bars, and delectable restaurants. Catherine House, Middle Street, Earlsdon Street, Trafalgar Hall, and Chaucer House are among the best places to live in the city. Drama students from Portsmouth have performed at venues such as the New Theatre Royal and the Portsmouth Guildhall. The best place to visit art galleries is in Old Portsmouth. The Portsmouth Student Union is led by inspirational students who inspire other students. The union also provides students access to over 200 thought-provoking activities, and they can join any group based on their interests. Adding to the varied range of shops, Gunwharf is home to a diverse scope of food outlets, ranging from quick nibbles to exquisite evening meals. Visit the cafes, bars, restaurants, and pubs on Albert Road. You will not be disheartened by the presence of independent restaurants that are extremely popular in the city, such as Gin & Olive and Nicholson's Tapas. Adding to all these exciting attractions, students studying at the University of Portsmouth have it best as they are welcome to take a stroll on the beautiful beaches and Southsea Common, given it is close to the university.

Portsmouth Tourist Attractions

Portsmouth, a vibrant waterfront city packed with maritime history, bursts with cultural attractions that delight tourists and students alike. From the historic ship HMS Victory to the panoramic views at the Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth boasts an array of experiences. Living in Portsmouth student accommodation, you're never far from the next exploration.

1. HMS Victory

2. Spinnaker Tower

3. Historic Dockyard

4. Portsmouth Cathedral

5. Gunwharf Quays

6. Southsea Castle

7. Portsmouth Museum

8. D-Day Museum

Universities In Portsmouth

Portsmouth has some of the top universities in the United Kingdom. Most Portsmouth student accommodations are located just a few minutes away from the top universities in Portsmouth. Many of their academic programmes draw students from throughout the world. Given below are the top universities in Portsmouth:

1. Highbury College

2. University of Portsmouth

3. University of Southampton

4. Southampton Solent University

5. University of Winchester

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