Intro

Duresme Court is a brand-new luxury student accommodation in Durham. The property is conveniently located close to some of the areas most popular nightlife spots and shops, and is also less than 20 minutes drive from the local universities. Many of the citys most popular hot spots, including the likes of student-friendly nightclub Klute and Osbournes Bar, can be found on Elvet Bridge, which can be reached within 15 minutes on the bus from Duresme Court. 

Featuring a wide range of high-end quality studios, this is an opportunity to experience the ultimate in prestige student living. Whatever the living preferences are, Duresme Court ensures students' needs are met. 

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 Facilities

Up to 100Mbps WiFi
All bills included
Integrated kitchen
Large bed
Wardrobe, study desk, and en-suite bathroom

Community Facilities

Car Parking Available
Electric Car Charging Points
Fitness Trail
Cinema and Games Room
On-site Gym
Large Study Roomv
Private Dining Room

Configurations

Premium twin Studio£129/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Area30 sqm
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Private Kitchen

basic

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.

Duresme Studio£149/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Area17 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

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.

Classic Studio£155/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Area19 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

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.

Premium Studio£165/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Area19 - 20 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

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.

Premium Accessible Studio£165/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Area19 - 20 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

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.

Deluxe Studio£189/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Area21 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

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.

Super Deluxe Studio£195/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Area23 - 25 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

A very large studio measuring 23-25m2, 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.

Deluxe Balcony Studio£199/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area21 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

Apartment Facilities

Cinema Room
Gym
Outdoor Area
Study Room
WiFi
Cooker
Microwave/Oven
¾ Bed
Desk & Chair
En Suite
Lockable Bedroom

A large luxury studio measuring 21m2 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 with a private balcony. You will also have access to the cinema and games room, and a large study room.

Superior Studio£209/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Area23 - 25 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

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.

Superior Balcony Studio£215/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area23 - 25 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

Apartment Facilities

Cinema Room
Gym
Outdoor Area
Study Room
WiFi
Cooker
Microwave/Oven
¾ Bed
Desk & Chair
En Suite
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.

Duresme StudioSold Out£134/week
Min. Lease Duration44 week
Bedrooms1
Area17 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

basic

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.

Duresme Studio PlusSold Out£151/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Area17 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

A large self-contained room measuring 17m2, 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.

Classic StudioSold Out£159/week
Min. Lease Duration44 week
Bedrooms1
Area19 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

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.

Premium StudioSold Out£161/week
Min. Lease Duration44 week
Bedrooms1
Area19 - 20 sqft
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

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.

Classic Studio PlusSold Out£165/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Area19 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

The Classic Studio measures 19m2, 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.

Premium Studio PlusSold Out£190/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Area19 - 20 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

A larger studio at 19-20m2 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.

Deluxe Studio PlusSold Out£199/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Area21 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

A large luxury studio measuring 21m2 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.

Premier StudioSold Out£225/week
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Area30 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

The largest studios in the building measuring 30m2 and 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.

Payment

Deposit Fees: 50-250 to confirm the booking (Refundable at the end of tenancy)


Rent Payments

Pay in Full (14 days prior to the contract start date) 

Pay in 3 instalments, due in September 2017, January 2018 and April 2018 (UK based guarantor required)  

Pay in 10 instalments with an additional one time admin fee (UK based guarantor required)


Mode of Payment

Pay using a debit card or a credit card (1.5% surcharge) online, over the phone or at the reception 

Pay via direct debit or bank transfer

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.


What are your contract lengths?

Each of the properties offer different contract lengths and room types.


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, we will then contact them and make the arrangements for you!


Can I choose my room?

Rooms are allotted on first cum first served basis.


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, we 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 we 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.


What do you need from me to book a room?

Register with us.

Tell us your preferences and then select your chosen room

Complete all of your personal information and pay your deposit

Accept your tenancy agreement

Provide a UK guarantor (Only if youre requesting to pay by instalments)


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 with this provider 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 Homes for Students property.

In order to defer your 1st, 2nd and 3rd rent payments you will be required to do the following:

  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.

There is no additional charge for the deferred payment plan for rebooking student


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.

Location

  • Store
  • Restaurant
  • Airport
  • Commute
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