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Duresme Court is modern luxury student accommodation in Durham. Featuring a wide range of high-end quality private studios, this is an opportunity to experience the ultimate in luxury student living. The property is conveniently located close to some of the areas most popular nightlife spots and shops, and is only a 5 minute drive to the Durham University.


Residents are spoilt by sophisticated study rooms and communal areas, state-of-the-art gym facilities, games areas, a cinema lounge and cookhouse, to name just a handful of the high-class features.


Whatever your living preferences are, we ensure your needs are met, and then some. Every room boasts an integrated kitchen, large bed, wardrobe, study desk, and en suite bathroom. Duresme Court is tailor-made for student residents, and before you know it, your friends will be ruing the day they didnt book with you!


Its green status is demonstrated by the presence of a fitness trail, where residents can enjoy exercise and fresh air, and electric car charging points, which enable drivers to top up the batteries of their eco-vehicles.


Duresme Court is an ANUK accredited property.

distance

1. Durham University:


Private Transport -  3 min 

Walking - 21 min 

Public Transport - 18 min


2. Durham University Business School:


Private Transport - 6 min 

Walking - 19 min 

Public Transport - 12 min


3. University College:


Private Transport - 8 min 

Walking - 21 min 

Public Transport - 16 min


4. Durham Law School:


Private Transport - 7 min

Walking - 30 min 

Public Transport - 25 min

Apartment Amenities

WiFi
Cooker
Microwave/Oven
¾ Bed
Desk & Chair
En Suite Shower

Community Amenities

Cinema Room
Common Room
Gym
Outdoor Area
Private Dining Room
Study Room
Parking (Additional Charge)

Safety and Security

Lockable Bedroom

Configurations

Duresme Studio£186/week
Offers1
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area17 sqm
Deposit£99

Room Amenities

WiFi
¾ Bed
Desk & Chair
Lockable Bedroom

A modern spacious room measuring 17m2, comes with a three quarter sized bed, dining area, ample storage, mirror, study desk and chair and modern kitchenette with fridge-freezer, microwave oven and hob. This studio also has a fully fitted en-suite containing a large shower and stylish fittings.

Students will also have access to the cinema and games room, large study room and free gym and swim membership.

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Duration:51 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
£186/week
Looking for different dates? Contact us
Premium Accessible Studio£190/week
Offers1
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area19 - 20 sqm
Deposit£99

Room Amenities

WiFi
¾ Bed
Desk & Chair
Lockable Bedroom

A larger studio at 19-20m2, the Premium Accessible Studio comes with a three quarter sized bed, dining area, ample storage, mirror, study desk and chair, modern kitchenette with fridge-freezer, microwave oven and hob, and large accessible en-suite bathroom. This studio also has a fully fitted en-suite containing a large shower and stylish fittings.

Students will also have access to the cinema and games room, large study room and free gym and swim membership.

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Duration:51 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
£190/week
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Classic Studio£199/week
Offers1
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area19 sqm
Deposit£99

Room Amenities

WiFi
¾ Bed
Desk & Chair
Lockable Bedroom

The Classic Studio measures 19m2, and comes with three quarter sized bed, dining area, ample storage, mirror, study desk and chair and modern kitchenette with fridge-freezer, microwave oven and hob. This studio also has a fully fitted en-suite containing a large shower and stylish fittings.

Students will also have access to the cinema and games room, large study room and free gym and swim membership.

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Duration:51 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
£199/week
Looking for different dates? Contact us
Premium Studio£216/week
Offers1
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area19 - 20 sqm
Deposit£99

Room Amenities

WiFi
¾ Bed
Desk & Chair
Lockable Bedroom

A larger studio at 19-20m2, the Premium Studio comes with a three quarter sized bed, dining area, ample storage, mirror, study desk and chair and modern kitchenette with fridge-freezer, microwave oven and hob. This studio also has a fully fitted en-suite containing a large shower and stylish fittings.

Students will also have access to the cinema and games room, large study room and free gym and swim membership.

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Duration:51 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
£216/week
Looking for different dates? Contact us
Deluxe Studio£223/week
Offers1
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area21 sqm
Deposit£99

Room Amenities

WiFi
¾ Bed
Desk & Chair
Lockable Bedroom

A large luxury studio measuring 21m2 comes with a three quarter sized bed, dining area, ample storage, mirror, study desk and chair and modern kitchenette with fridge-freezer, microwave oven and hob. This studio also has a fully fitted en-suite containing a large shower and stylish fittings.

Students will also have access to the cinema and games room, large study room and free gym and swim membership.

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Duration:51 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
£223/week
Looking for different dates? Contact us
Superior Studio£236/week
Offers1
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area23 - 25 sqm
Deposit£99

Room Amenities

¾ Bed
Desk & Chair
Lockable Bedroom
WiFi

A large spacious studio measuring 23-25m2 situated on the higher floors for spectacular views of the countryside. These rooms come with a three quarter sized bed, dining area, ample storage, mirror, study desk and chair and modern kitchenette with fridge-freezer, microwave oven and hob. This studio also has a fully fitted en-suite containing a large shower and stylish fittings.

Students will also have access to the cinema and games room, large study room and free gym and swim membership.

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Duration:51 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
£236/week
Looking for different dates? Contact us
Superior Balcony Studio£247/week
Offers1
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area23 - 25 sqm
Deposit£99

Apartment Facilities

WiFi
¾ Bed
Desk & Chair
Lockable Bedroom

A large spacious studio measuring 23-25m2 situated on the higher floors for spectacular views of the countryside. These rooms come with a three quarter sized bed, dining area, ample storage, mirror, study desk and chair and modern kitchenette with fridge-freezer, microwave oven and hob. This studio also has a fully fitted en-suite containing a large shower and stylish fittings and a private balcony. You will also have access to the cinema and games room, and a large study room.

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Duration:51 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
£247/week
Looking for different dates? Contact us
Premium Twin Studio£159/week
Sold Out
Offers1
Shared Bathroom
Entire Place
Shared Room
Shared Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area30 sqm
Deposit£99

Room Amenities

WiFi
¾ Bed
Desk & Chair
Lockable Bedroom

The largest studio in the building measuring 30m2 and situated on the higher floors for spectacular views of the countryside. These rooms come with a two three quarter sized bed, dining area, ample storage, mirror, study desk and chair and modern kitchenette with fridge-freezer, microwave oven and hob. This studio also has a fully fitted en-suite containing a large shower and stylish fittings. . You will also have access to the cinema and games room, and a large study room.

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Duration:51 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
Sold Out£159/week
Looking to book this unit? Join Waitlist
Penthouse Studio£298/week
Sold Out
Offers1
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area30 sqm
Deposit£99

Room Features

¾ Bed
WiFi
Desk & Chair
Microwave/Oven

The largest studio in the building measuring 30m and situated on the higher floors for spectacular views of the countryside. These rooms come with a double sized bed, dining area, ample storage, mirror, study desk and chair and modern kitchenette with fridge-freezer, microwave oven and hob. This studio also has a fully fitted en-suite containing a large shower and stylish fittings. You will also have access to the cinema and games room, and a large study room.

Duration:51 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
Sold Out£298/week
Looking to book this unit? Join Waitlist

Booking Details

Cancellation Policy:-


You can cancel your tenancy agreement for up to 14 days after the date of your booking (the Initial Cancellation Period). For bookings made from 1st August to 30th September ahead of the academic year the booking is for, the Initial Cancellation Period reduces to 7 days. They will refund the full security deposit.


Please note, GBP 20 will be deducted from the refunded amount to cover any international bank charges for deposit refunds made to non-UK banks.


If you cancel your booking after the Initial Cancellation Period, you remain liable for the weekly rent (for each and every week or part week) until you are able to find another tenant that is acceptable to Property and they are able to re-let the room. The replacement tenant must be over the age of 18 and have the necessary student status (it is your responsibility to find another tenant and provide them with the correction information). If you find a suitable replacement tenant and the room is re-let they will refund your deposit, less any appropriate charges, as well as a deduction of GBP 50 for the variation of the contract.

Payment Details

Payment Info:- 

Pay Deposit to confirm the booking 


Rent Payments: 

If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April.

If you dont have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 1 month prior to your contract start date.

Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in.

Other instalment options may be available, however admin fees may apply.


Mode of Payment: 

Online via by logging into your student account

At the property reception desk

By telephone to the property team

By bank transfer (please ensure you use your name and student ID as the payment reference).

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I live here?

You must be a full-time student, and be 18 years or older to live in the property. You can book with this property whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of the cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

Are pets allowed?

No, pets are not permitted in the buildings.

Can I choose who I live with?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you enlist the details of friends that you would like to live with in the booking form with us.

Can I request to move rooms during my tenancy?

You would need to make a formal request to the accommodation team of the property you are residing at. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy please note there is a room move admin fee of 50.00, you would also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move. A room move would be impacted by the availability at the time of the request and if there is a waiting list for the requested room or flat type. Should your requested room move result in moving to more expensive accommodation then yourself and the Guarantor shall be liable to pay the higher rent from the date the Tenant is given access to the more expensive accommodation.

Do you provide summer accommodation?

Yes, the summer accommodation of the same provider usually opens around March.

Do I have to move out in the holidays?

No, your room is yours for the full contract period! You wont have to move out in the holidays, so you wont have to remove your belongings every term.

How do I book a viewing?

You can book a viewing of any selected property by sending us an email.

How do I cancel or re-arrange my viewing?

By dropping us an email for the same.

Can I book a room without a viewing?

Absolutely. However, they would always recommend booking a viewing wherever possible.

How long does a viewing take?

Usually up to 30 minutes. However, the sales team are always happy to spend as much time as is needed assisting you with your booking.

What will I be shown on my viewing?

All communal areas and room types requested (dependent upon availability).

I'm in a different country, how do I view a property?

All the properties of the provider have access to Skype option, so you can view a property from wherever you want. Just drop us an email the date & time that suits you and they would arrange a viewing for you.

What do I do if Im a first-year student and Im still waiting for my exam results?

If youre still waiting for your exam results and youre not sure whether your place at university is confirmed, dont worry! You can still apply. You just need to ensure that if you do not get your place at university, you let us know on your chosen property in writing a maximum of 3 days after the A Level results day, to cancel your booking. You must provide a UCAS letter to verify your change in circumstances. In this instance, you will receive a full refund of your deposit. If you dont let us know within 3 days, your tenancy agreement will remain in place, and you will be liable for the rent on your room for the entire contract period.

Can I book if Im under 18?

The bookings from students who are under 18 are accepted only if they will turn 18 in the first term of the academic year. Unfortunately, for health and safety reasons, applications from students who wont turn 18 in their first term are not accepted.

What is included in my rent?

All utility bills are included in your rent such as gas, electricity and water and unlimited wifi*. However, your TV license is not included and this is the sole responsibility of the resident as this is not classed as a utility. 

Can I  pay my rent from overseas?

You can pay your rent either online, or by bank transfer depending on your chosen property. Please note that if you make your payment using a credit card or an overseas debit card, you will be required to pay a surcharge of 1.5%.

Can I pay my rent weekly?

The largest instalment plan is 10, the total contract value is divided into 10 equal amounts and this is paid across 10 months.

What do I need to provide to be a guarantor?

Please note to be a guarantor you must be in full time employment or a homeowner and lived in the UK (England or Wales) for more than 5 years. You can provide: A copy of proof of identity (with photograph) such as:
  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • ID Badge
A copy of proof of address (less than 3 months old) such as: Utility bill statement (i.e. Electricity, Water, Telephone)
  • Bank statement
  • Council tax bill for current year

Can I move in before I pay my rent?

Students who are up to date with their rental schedule are only allowed to move in early.

What do I do if my student loan hasnt arrived yet?

A deferred rent payment option is available for students paying their rent instalments with student finance. Please note the following steps in order to request a deferred rent instalment plan if you are student who has rebooked to live in a property. In order to defer your 1st, 2nd and 3rd rent payments you will be required to do the following: There is no additional charge for the deferred payment plan for rebooking student
  1. Provide evidence of your student loan finance schedule, showing when you will receive your 1st payment, please forward this by email to the property you will be living at in September.
  2. Make a payment of 2 weeks rent, 14 days prior to your contract starting, the date of your tenancy can be found on your tenancy agreement.
  3. The 2 week rent payment will be deducted from the 1st instalment and the remaining balance will need to be paid in line with the date your student finance will be paid.
  4. You will also need to advise if you wish to defer the date of the 2nd and 3rd rent payments in line with your student finance, this request also needs to go to your property team.

Do I need a guarantor?

If you wish to pay your rent in three instalments, you will need a guarantor. Your guarantor must be a homeowner or in full-time employment.

What happens to my deposit?

Your deposit is placed into a Deposit Protection Scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year.

When do I get my deposit back?

Your deposit will be returned to you after your tenancy agreement has ended and your room has been inspected. The amount returned to you will depend on any outstanding charges and any damages found in your room or the communal areas in your flat. Please see your tenancy agreement for more information. The deposit can take up to 30 days to get credited. 

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