College Mews, Lincoln

Holmes Rd, Lincoln, LN1 1RF, United Kingdom
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0.5 mi from Lincoln
0.5 mi from City Center( 10m. 8m. 5m)
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University of Lincoln | 0.1 mi
Bishop Grosseteste University | 1.1 mi
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cctv
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laundry facility
Communal Courtyard

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About the Property

Located at 2 Holmes Road, College Mews Lincoln LN1 1RF offers a premium living experience for students seeking comfort and convenience in their home away from home. This sought-after College Mews Lincoln student accommodation provides a variety of studio options, including Silver Studio, Bronze Studio, and Gold Studio, each one fully furnished and equipped with WiFi. The property is advantageously positioned within close proximity to local educational institutions such as the University of Lincoln and Bishop Grossteste University, making it an ideal choice for those attending these universities and making local transit easier than ever.

The city of Lincoln is a storied locale rich with history and esteemed as a vibrant educational hub. Affectionately known for its impressive Gothic cathedral and medieval castle, Lincoln is teeming with cultural landmarks that draw tourists and students alike. The student population is markedly served by institutions of higher learning such as Bishop Grosseteste University and the University of Lincoln, which contribute to the city's dynamic and inclusive atmosphere. With an array of events, a bustling city centre, and a strong academic standing on the national scale, Lincoln proffers an enriching environment for students. In this setting, College Mews Lincoln accommodation stands out as an exemplary choice, provided by Oliver Rayns/Project Students, offering a courtyard among its common amenities and a living space that encourages both academic success and personal growth, nestled within a city celebrated for its heritage and educational opportunities. College Mews Lincoln is a top student accommodation in Lincoln. That's not just because of its proximity to academic institutions but also due to everything else that you can do. Students can find an abundance of serene recreational spots, a bustling student nightlife, and a whole culture of historical importance.

Features

Ensuring a perfect balance between comfort and convenience, College Mews Lincoln stands out as an exceptional choice for those seeking student accommodation in Lincoln. Imagine living in a place where every detail is designed to elevate your university experience—the rooms at College Mews offer just that. The rooms in College Mews Lincoln contain a double bed, desk and chair, as well as WiFi.

Each studio, whether it's the Silver Studio, Bronze Studio, or Gold Studio, is fully furnished to meet all your needs. Spacious desks for your late-night study sessions, cosy double beds for much-needed rest, a tumble dryer, washing machine, and in-room bathroom. The freezer and fridge help you keep your perishables fresh as long as possible, while the microwave/oven and fully-equipped kitchen can help re-heat that leftover pizza you have lying around. The desk and chair, as well as the comfortable bed, keep you comfortable in the surroundings.

The property doesn't just shine within the confines of the rooms. The courtyard is an idyllic spot for you to relax, socialise, or delve into your course readings in the open air. The CCTV ensures your safety. Students don't have to worry about running behind on bills since expenses such as WiFi, electricity, and water come included in your rent.

Location and What's Hot?

Living at College Mews Lincoln, you have the best of Lincoln's culture and amenities on your doorstep. The vicinity thrives with student life, being just a stone's throw away from esteemed educational institutions such as the University of Lincoln and Bishop Grosseteste University, making your commute to classes as simple as can be.

For the food enthusiast, tantalizing treats await at the likes of famous local eateries such as La Trattoria Da Vincenzo, or if you fancy a quick, delicious bite, The Engine Shed serves up some scrumptious food near your student accommodation. Coffee aficionados would relish the aromatic brews at Stokes High Bridge Café, a perfect spot for a study break or casual meetups with friends near College Mews Lincoln accommodation.

For your daily shopping needs, you'll find convenient grocery stores, ensuring that stocking up on essentials is a breeze. Health and well-being are also covered with access to superb medical facilities at Lincoln County Hospital, ensuring peace of mind regarding any health concerns.

College Mews Lincoln accommodation is not just about premium living spaces; it's about a lifestyle that embodies convenience and enjoyment. The cultural heartbeat of the city is encapsulated with attractions like Lincoln Castle and Lincoln Cathedral, immersing you in the rich history the city has to offer.

For those evenings when you just want to chill with friends, the famed nightlife of Lincoln is yours to revel in, with venues like The Strait & Narrow and Crafty Bottle within easy reach. Whether you're looking for the perfect pint or a hand-crafted cocktail, there's a spot for every mood and preference near your student accommodation in Lincoln.

College Mews Lincoln truly is about striking a balance between academic focus, social enjoyment, and accessing all the conveniences required for a fulfilling student life.

Commute

Convenience is a hallmark feature of living at College Mews Lincoln, especially when it comes to navigating the city. For those who prefer public transit, getting to key locations around Lincoln is a breeze. Numerous bus stops are conveniently peppered around the location, ensuring a smooth commute to various parts of the city. Some of the key bus stops near this Lincoln student accommodation are Staunton Street and Holmes Road. Lincoln Central Railway Station is also within reach, offering students easy access to regional and national rail services. Those studying at the nearby Bishop Grosseteste University and the University of Lincoln will find the travel options quite favourable. Whether you're looking for the quickest route to classes, a leisurely tour of the city, or an efficient way to explore beyond, College Mews Lincoln positions you perfectly at the heart of it all. Embrace the ease of metropolitan living with all transport stops just a stone's throw away from your comfortable and stylishly furnished studio.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I reserve a room?

To reserve a room, you will need to pay a holding deposit which is the equivalent of 1 week’s rent for your chosen room. Once the tenancy signing process is complete your holding deposit will be credited towards the full deposit for your room for the year. Important: The holding deposit could be withheld if any relevant person including any guarantors withdraws from the tenancy, provide materially significant false or misleading information, or fail to sign their tenancy agreement, and/or Deed of Guarantee.

What documents will I need?

UK Students: They will need you to provide a copy of your passport, University acceptance letter, student ID and if you choose to pay using the installment option, they will need your guarantor passport copy and proof of address. Guarantor proof of address must be dated within 3 months. Non-UK Students: They will need you to provide a copy of your passport, University acceptance letter, student ID and if you choose to pay using the installment option, they will need your guarantor passport copy and proof of address. Guarantor proof of address must be dated within 3 months.

How Much Is The Deposit And What Is It Used For?

You will be required to pay a deposit of up to 4-weeks rent which is held against any damage to the property, or unpaid dues. They collect the deposit when you sign the tenancy agreement, and it is held and protected in a government-approved tenancy deposit scheme (TDS). When you move out, they will check if you have any money owing and complete a vacation inspection of your room. If there are any outstanding dues or any damage, they will agree an amount that will be deducted from your deposit. Once this is agreed they must return the remainder of your deposit within 10-days according to UK law.
To avoid having any deductions taken from your deposit you must.

  • meet the terms of your tenancy agreement
  • not damage the property
  • pay your rent and bills

I have booked a room but failed to obtain a visa, can I cancel my booking?

Yes, you are entitled to cancel your booking, but they will need you to provide evidence of your visa rejection.

Are there any fees or penalties I should be aware of?

Unpaid Rent: If you are late making your rental installment payments, you will also be charged interest of 3% above the rent due date until you make the payment. Please Note: As a gesture of goodwill, this interest charge will not be levied until the rent is more than 14-days in arrears. Variation of Contract (Tenant’s Request): £50 (Inc. VAT) per agreed variation. To cover the costs associated with the preparation and execution of new legal documents. Change of Sharer (Tenant’s Request): If you are sharing a dual occupancy room and want to change the person you share with or are leaving with a replacement tenant to take over the remaining term of the contract, they will charge £50 (Inc. VAT) per replacement tenant, or any reasonable costs incurred if higher. Lost Key(s) or other Security Device(s): Tenants are liable for the cost of replacing any lost keys or other security devices. If the loss results in locks needing to be changed, the actual costs of a locksmith, and new lock, and replacement keys for the tenant, landlord, or any other persons requiring keys will be charged to the tenant. There will also be a charge of £15 per hour (inc. VAT) for the time taken to administrate replacing lost key(s) or other security device(s).

What is a guarantor and do I need one?

A guarantor is someone who agrees to be responsible for your rent and your other legal obligations within a tenancy agreement. So, for example, if you damage the property or don’t pay your rent, your guarantor may have to pay anything you owe. You can discover everything you need to know about this.

Who do I report maintenance issues to?

In an emergency where there is a threat to life such as a fire, please call the UK Emergency Services. If you discover a major fault that means you are unable to access or safely live in your home such as a flood or electrical fault, please call them immediately on the number provided in your room and on notices around the entrance areas of your property. If you discover a maintenance issue that does not require their immediate attention such as a leaking tap or minor damage, please report it on their and they will arrange the necessary maintenance professional to attend with 48 hours.

How, when and where do I pay my rent?

To pay your rent you will need to visit your student portal, here you can pay via BACS, direct debit, or card payment. Rent is paid in line with your tenancy agreement, for example, if you have a UK guarantor and have selected installments you pay on the portal each term.

What is the move in process?

They will be in communication with you ahead of your arrival, the moving-in process is simple, once your 1st rent instalment is paid and documents are completed, they will arrange your check-in date. They will meet you and issue all the necessary information you will need. If you are arriving outside of office hours, arrival arrangements must be made in advance.

What is the move-out process?

They will remind you of your contract end date as it approaches. You should leave your room/ flat clean and tidy and remove any items that you no longer want that were not present upon your check-in. They will share information on the steps they will need you to take, they will also complete an inspection at after you have left. Your keys can be returned to a member of the team or using the mailbox which you will find in the communal areas of the building you are living in.

What happens over the summer before and after each academic year?

During this period, they are focused on getting the rooms ready for the September intake of students. If you wanted to stay in the same room over the summer period, please let them know so that they can check availability for you.

What is the move-in process?

They will send out a series of welcome communications to their incoming student residents prior to their move-in date so that they will have plenty of time to prepare for the move. This includes welcome emails and their Welcome Handbook, which provide comprehensive information about the move-in day, the residence, and the community in detail.

Is there somewhere to park when we are unpacking?

If you are traveling with your loved one on move-in day, they will inform you in advance whether there’s a drop-off bay at the residence for you to unload their belongings. If there isn’t a drop-off bay available, they will send you the location of the nearest car park. It’s important that a move-in slot is reserved with them in advance so that they can make sure there are people available to help direct you on the day. Look out for their communications about this in the weeks prior to the move-in date.

What if we are arriving out of hours?

They understand that sometimes students will need to arrive outside of arrival hours. They ask for the student to contact them at the earliest possible opportunity with their planned arrival time so they can provide all the necessary information and ensure that they have everything ready for their smooth arrival. Please note that they need to prepare access and ensure that they have received all relevant documentation, deposit, and first installment of rent before it is possible to move in. If they do not know when you are arriving or have the necessary documentation and payment in place, they cannot guarantee a smooth and hassle-free out-of-hours move-in experience.

Is there any specific information for international students?

They’re proud that many international students choose Property and they have over six years of experience in supporting students as they transition into and through their university career in the UK. Their dedicated International Students page provides information specific to international students including details of visas, rental guarantors, and UK bank accounts.

What is a uk rental guarantor?

A guarantor is someone who agrees to be responsible for your rent and your other legal obligations in a tenancy agreement. So, for example, if you damage the property or don’t pay your rent, your guarantor may have to pay anything you owe.

Who can be a qualified uk guarantor?

A resident and ordinary resident of the United Kingdom being Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and England. Please note that people living in Crown dependency and overseas territories do not qualify as being UK residents. A resident and ordinary resident is someone who has resided within the UK for more than three years and is recognised as a resident and/or ordinary resident for tax purposes with the government department called HM Revenue and Customs. The guarantor must have a fixed abode and proof of address (less than three months old), as well as a photo ID. The guarantor must also be in full-time employment or able to provide evidence that they can support the tenant should the tenant get into financial difficulty. Copies of the last 3 months’ payslips and/or a recent bank statement showing available funds must be provided.

Do I need a guarantor?

You only need a guarantor if you do not pay your full rent in advance. There are two payment options available at Property – full Payment or by installment. If you are paying for the full year ahead, you do not need to provide them with a UK guarantor. If you choose the installment option, they will ask you to provide them with a qualified UK guarantor, which is a common practice in the UK. This provides them with the security and knowledge that the rent will be paid in full even if you find yourself unable to pay for whatever reason.

Can you explain more about the relationship between housing hand and property?

Housing Hand works in partnership with Property as your UK rental guarantor. Property requires all students paying their rent in instalments to have a qualified UK guarantor.

How much does the service cost with housing hand?

Housing Hand charges a one-off fee of 80% of a month’s rent. Up to 45% of this is returned to you at the end of your tenancy (first year 15%, second year 30% and third year 45%), subject to the length of your tenancy. Terms and conditions apply.

Am I eligible to apply for the service with housing hand?

Housing Hand require that you provide the following documentation to be eligible for The Guarantor Service: For international students: You will need a copy of your passport and a university acceptance letter (or student card). You will also need a co-signer who will sign the agreement with Housing Hand. This is normally a parent or guardian. The co-signer will need to provide a copy of their passport and proof of address. For uk students: You will need a copy of your passport or driving license, and a university acceptance letter (or student card). You will also need a co-signer who will sign the agreement with Housing Hand. This is normally a parent or guardian. The co-signer will need to provide a copy of their ID and proof of address.

  • Student Studying in the UK or Ireland
  • Have proof of identity: a passport or a driving licence
  • Have proof of study documents from UCAS or a letter from your University
  • Have a proof of address document dated within the last two- months
  • Have a Co-signer ready.

For international students: You will need a copy of your passport and a university acceptance letter (or student card). You will also need a co-signer who will sign the agreement with Housing Hand. This is normally a parent or guardian. The co-signer will need to provide a copy of their passport and proof of address. For uk students: You will need a copy of your passport or driving license, and a university acceptance letter (or student card). You will also need a co-signer who will sign the agreement with Housing Hand. This is normally a parent or guardian. The co-signer will need to provide a copy of their ID and proof of address.

Who cleans my room and our communal areas?

Each property has different services available with some including room and communal cleaning. Check out the individual page on your selected property, here you will find information on who cleans which areas. It is important to note that they mostly promote independent living therefore clean communal areas only in most properties.

Which room types are suitable for dual occupancy?

Many of their residences have rooms that are suitable for dual occupancy. You can discover where this is available on the residence and room pages. If you are taking a dual occupancy, then both occupants must be full-time students attending a UK educational Institution.

Can I book a place with my friends?

Yes, you can book your accommodation with your friends as a group. This is always popular and is subject to availability, they recommend you secure your preferred rooms or flat as early as possible to avoid disappointment. To reserve rooms next to each other or in a shared flat, they will need all your friends’ details including full name, contact details and university I.D.To make a group booking please call them.

Am I allowed to have guests?

Yes. It is your home, so you are allowed to have guests to visit you. They allow a maximum stay of 3 days with no additional charge. Visitor stays longer than 3 days are not allowed, sorry. Please remember that you are sharing your home with other students, and so whilst visitors are welcome, you will be responsible for ensuring they do not disturb any other residents or neighbours. You also take full financial responsibility if they cause any damage.

What’s provided in the bedroom? Do I need to bring my own bedding?

Facilities and features can vary from property to property, you can find out more on the residence and room pages. Typically, you are provided with a bed, a study desk and a chair, bookshelves, a wardrobe, and plenty of storage. Bedding is not provided, so please bring a sheet to cover your mattress, a pillow and duvet.

What are my options if I am struggling to live happily with my flatmates?

If you are experiencing difficulties living with your flatmates, first they can help you to discuss the challenges and find a way forward that is suitable for everybody. Most of the time, this is very effective.If you continue to have trouble with your flatmates get in touch and they can discuss what options are available to you.

Can I smoke in the accommodation?

Smoking is prohibited throughout all their residences including in your own room and in all common and shared spaces. If you wish to smoke, please do so outside of the residence.

Is there always a member of staff available?

Their office hours are between 8:45am – 5:00pm Monday-Friday and 9:00am-2pm on Saturdays.
Out-of-office hours are supported by their 24/7 emergency number.

Can I bring my own electricals?

Your big appliances are provided so there’s no need for a mini fridge! Hair styling electricals are allowed of course They do ask that you do not bring rice cookers or deep fat fryers for health and safety reasons.

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Student Accomodations in Lincoln

Lincoln Student Accommodation

Finding suitable accommodation in Lincoln can be difficult, but it is not unattainable. Amber offers a variety of affordable accommodations in Lincoln with maximum comfort at a reasonable price. Many world-renowned universities, including the University of Lincoln, Bishop Grosseteste University, are located close to student homes in Lincoln.

Because the housing is all designed for convenience, there are several student houses in Lincoln for every type of student. Other choices for student housing in Lincoln include private student accommodation, privately managed halls, and university residence halls. The private student accommodation in Lincoln UK prices include bills and provides comfortable, luxurious, and economical en-suites, studios, and communal apartments. The best part about these accommodations in Lincoln is that they have excellent facilities and less maintenance cost. Students in Lincoln who are looking for short-term student halls in Lincoln have other options. This city makes booking accommodation easier than other cities in the UK.

About Lincoln

Nestled in the heart of the United Kingdom, Lincoln, a city rich in history and culture, stands as a testament to the blend of mediaeval charm and modern vibrancy. Situated in the East Midlands, this city boasts a landscape that seamlessly merges ancient architecture with contemporary urban living. Lincoln's history is a captivating narrative that unfolds through its mediaeval cathedral, iconic castle, and cobbled streets.

With a population that embraces diversity, Lincoln is a welcoming home for students from various walks of life. The city has emerged as an educational hub, hosting reputable universities such as the University of Lincoln and Bishop Grosseteste University. These institutions not only contribute to the academic prowess of the city but also provide a lively student community. Beyond academia, Lincoln offers green spaces and national parks, including the picturesque Hartsholme Country Park and the sprawling Whisby Nature Park. These natural havens provide students with the perfect escape to unwind and connect with nature.

For students considering Lincoln, the city's educational landscape is a compelling factor. The University of Lincoln, renowned for its research initiatives, and Bishop Grosseteste University, with its emphasis on teacher education, contribute significantly to the city's intellectual vibrancy. The seamless integration of academia and the city's historical charm makes Lincoln an ideal destination for students seeking a holistic and enriching educational experience.

Best Student Accommodation in Lincoln

Finding the best accommodation in Lincoln is a must when moving to a city, but this can be quite difficult for Lincoln students. There are plenty of options at amber for student housing in Lincoln, such as en-suites, non-suites, and student apartments in Lincoln. When booking with amber, you can pick from a wide selection of student housing in Lincoln and sort them according to their distance and price. No matter which Lincoln accommodation you choose, you will get bonus amenities in addition to your basic facilities. We've listed a few of the best student accommodations in Lincoln that are close to the leading universities in the area.

1. Danesgate House

2. Baggholme Road LN2

3. iQ Pavilions

4. iQ Hayes Wharf

5. Crosstrend House

6. Student Castle Lincoln

7. Pine Mill

8. College Mews

9. Gravity

10. Boultham Avenue LN5

Cost of Living in Lincoln

Living in the city entails an average weekly expenditure encompassing essential groceries like fresh produce, dairy items, and water. Over a few weeks, navigating the city's cost dynamics fosters valuable budgeting skills, providing a practical financial education for student housing in Lincoln. Mastering these nuances ensures a more seamless and economical experience, allowing individuals to efficiently manage their living costs in this vibrant urban landscape.

1. Food - £30-50 /month

2. Gas and Electricity - £150-200 /month

3. Internet and Mobile Phone - £25-40 /month

4. Dinner at a Restaurant - £30-100 /week

5. Laundry - £10-30 /month

6. Stationery and Textbooks - £20-40 /month

7. Clothing - £30-70 /month

8. Travel (Buses, trams, and Trains) - £20-70 /month

Student Travel Lincoln

When visiting Lincoln, there are numerous student housing in Lincoln, things to do, and places to eat and drink in the countryside. Everything is near student housing in Lincoln and within walking distance of the universities. Because most of the student housing in Lincoln is in the city centre, you only need the buses as a mode of transportation.

1. Bus: Stagecoach and PC Coaches are two local bus companies that operate out of Lincoln city centre seven days a week. Lincoln Bus Station is the hub for all county services and provides thorough information that helps you discover the proper service. It is located at St Mary's Street, LN5 7FD.

2. Trains: The railway station in Lincoln is located in the city centre's southern outskirts, within easy walking distance of the commercial and cultural districts. East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains East Coast, and Northern Rail run daily services from Peterborough, Leicester, Nottingham, Sheffield, Doncaster, and London. Lincoln is about two hours from London's Kings Cross station. Lincoln Train Station is easily accessible from the city centre and provides daily direct services to Gainsborough, Sleaford, Newark, and beyond.

3. Cycle: Hire bike stations located throughout Lincoln to provide bikes for rent, allowing you to navigate the city's streets by bike. Stations in the city centre can be found on the Brayford Waterfront, opposite the Royal William IV pub, near Lincoln Central Train Station, on the University of Lincoln campus, and at St Marks Shopping Centre.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Lincoln

Lincoln, one of the world's major historic cities, is known for its blend of old and new. The city is a fantastic place to live and study because of its winning combination of a welcoming and active city centre and a landmark Cathedral Quarter, which provides a diverse range of attractions, activities, and services. The University's campus is located amid everything, and it offers a modern student-centred community with practically everything you will need on campus or a short walk away. There are numerous stores in and around the main town centre, a cinema, multiple bars and pubs, frequent events at the University, parks and grassy spaces to hang out with your friends, a castle, and a church.

Lincoln has a vibrant nightlife. For those who enjoy clubbing, Home is the largest club, with eight bars and six rooms, each offering a different genre of music, so there's bound to be something for you. The Engine Shed is Lincoln's largest live music venue, hosting live comedy and club nights. Gino's, an Italian restaurant in the centre of Lincoln, is well-known among the residents. You can expect kind service and excellent, authentic Italian cuisine. Steep Hill features many independent and vintage businesses, making it an intriguing walk with enough to see, see, and eat.

Lincoln Tourist Attractions

Lincoln has plenty to do, from admiring the remains of its Roman town gates and well-preserved Norman fortifications to visiting its lovely mediaeval houses. Lincoln is known for its wonderfully preserved ancient buildings, appealing parks, and green spaces. Among the popular attractions are:

1. Lincoln Cathedral

2. Lincoln Castle and its Magna Carta

3. Upper Town and Steep Hill

4. Brayford Waterfront

5. Historic Bailgate

Universities in Lincoln

When studying in Lincoln, you need to look out for universities that offer programs and courses in your areas of study. Some of the most esteemed universities in Lincoln are:

1. Bishop Grosseteste University
2. University Of Lincoln (Brayford Pool)
3. Lincoln College

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