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Highlight Parkgate, Dublin
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Highlight Parkgate, Dublin

Montpelier Hill, Dublin 7, D07 XT61, Ireland
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laundry facility
gym
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About the Property

Highlight Parkgate is modern student accommodation in Dublin. Situated near the Decorative Arts & History Museum, the property offers a wide range of en-suites and studios. Additionally, the National College of Art and Design is 6 minute drive away and BIMM Dublin is 8 minute drive away from the property. Making it ideal for students attending these universities. With state-of-the-art facilities and a friendly on-site management team, Highlight Parkgate offers students a secure and inclusive environment to live and learn.

Dublin is the vibrant capital city of Ireland, famous for its rich history, cultural attractions, and bustling nightlife. It is a city full of life, music, art, and friendly people, making it an ideal location for students to call home. One of the most popular student accommodation options in Dublin is Highlight Parkgate, a contemporary and comfortable living space located in the heart of the city. Dublin is a city that has something for everyone, from its world-renowned museums and galleries, to its stunning parks and gardens, and its numerous shopping districts. The city is home to some of the most prestigious universities in the world, making it a hub for students from all around the globe. This cosmopolitan and diverse atmosphere is reflected in the many cafes, restaurants, and bars that populate the city center. Highlight Parkgate is a purpose-built student accommodation designed to provide a comfortable and convenient living experience for students. It is conveniently located in the heart of the city, close to many of Dublin's main attractions, making it the perfect base for students looking to explore all that the city has to offer. With a range of amenities and features, Highlight Parkgate provides an ideal environment for students to study, socialize, and make new friends.

Features

The accommodation provides very well-designed and comfortable rooms and spacious storage that have a comfortable beds, desk and chairs, shelving space, full-length mirror, workspace, private bathroom and if you prefer more privacy the studio comes with a fully equipped kitchen and more living space. The bill includes utilities such as free high-speed WiFi, CCTV, and an on-site resident team. Highlight Parkgate also has some amazing lounge to chill and spend time with friends. You can do group study in the study room or play games in the game room, cook with friends in the communal kitchen and you can work out in the on-site gym. The residents also organize Residents' Events in the lounge and courtyard. Highlight Parkgate, Dublin student accommodation is a contemporary and comfortable living space designed with students in mind. The property offers a range of amenities and features to make student life easier, more convenient and enjoyable. One of the standout features of Highlight Parkgate is the communal amenities available to students. There is a study room for those who need a quiet space to focus on their studies. Additionally, there is a games area and lounge where students can socialize and relax. The communal kitchen is fully equipped and perfect for cooking and preparing meals. The gym is fitted with state-of-the-art equipment and is perfect for those who like to keep fit.

The property also has a cycle store, so students can safely store their bikes. The courtyard is perfect for spending time outdoors, whether it’s for studying or relaxing. For those who need a quick snack, there is a vending machine available. There are also various residents' events organized to keep students entertained and engaged. On-site, there is a team available to assist residents with any queries or issues they may have. The communal amenities, room amenities, bills included, and safety and security features make it the ideal place for students to call home. 

Location and What's Hot?

The property is based in a popular area of Dublin near the very famous Phoenix Park. Situated near the Decorative Arts & History Museum, the property offers a wide range of en-suites and studios. Additionally, the universities are very closed to Highlight Parkgate student accommodation such as National College of Art and Design is 6 minute drive away and BIMM Dublin is 8 minute drive away from the property. Many fantastic restaurants and bars are in the vicinity. Nancy Hands, a Gastropub, is just a short walk away if you want to drink and party with your friends. The F.X. Buckley is also nearby if you want to eat the best steak in town. Croppies memorial park is also nearby if you want to take walk and relax in the evening. Highlight Parkgate is a student accommodation located in the heart of Dublin. This accommodation provides an ideal place for students to reside, as it is situated in a prime location with access to various facilities and amenities. The area is well-connected to the city, with easy access to public transport, making it easy for students to commute to college or other parts of the city.


Located in Dublin's North inner city, Highlight Parkgate is within a short distance of the famous O'Connell Street, where you can find many shops, cafes, and restaurants. It is also close to some of the most popular tourist attractions in Dublin, such as the Guinness Storehouse, Trinity College, and the National Museum of Ireland. The location of Highlight Parkgate is perfect for those who enjoy socializing, as it is surrounded by many pubs and bars. Some of the most popular ones include The Temple Bar, which is known for its traditional Irish music, and The Brazen Head, which is the oldest pub in Dublin.  


Apart from the pubs and bars, there are also several restaurants nearby. From Italian cuisine to Thai food, there is something to satisfy every taste bud. The area is also home to many cafes and coffee shops, such as The Bald Barista and Clement & Pekoe, where you can grab a quick bite or spend the afternoon studying. For students who enjoy sports, Highlight Parkgate is close to several sports facilities. Croke Park, the home of the Gaelic Athletic Association, is just a short walk away, and the Aviva Stadium, which hosts rugby and football matches, is also nearby. In terms of transport, the accommodation is well-connected to the city. The Luas (Dublin's light rail system) is just a few minutes walk away, and there are several bus stops nearby, making it easy to travel to other parts of Dublin.

Commute

Highlight Parkgate is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a comfortable and convenient place to stay in Dublin. This student accommodation is situated in the heart of the city, making it an ideal location for students who want to be close to their campus. The property is well-connected to all modes of transportation, including bus stops, trains, and taxis. There are multiple bus stops and tram stops near the accommodation. Heuston station & Thomas Street  bus stop is 3 minute walk away and Phoenix Park, James Street bus stop is 5 minutes away on foot. Furthermore, tram stops are only a few steps away from the property. 

What will you get

Your Rent Include

WiFi
Water
Electricity
Heating
Gas

Common Amenities

Study Room
Games Area
Lounge
Communal Kitchen
Gym
Cycle Store

Cancellation Policies (3)

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    Free booking cancellation in stipulated time
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    Free Cancellation if student visa is not secured
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Payment Policies (4)

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    Flexible payment terms
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Frequently Asked Questions

Will I Need a Guarantor?

Most of our properties require residents to have a guarantor. This person will need to commit to paying the rent if you aren’t able to so please make sure you discuss this with them. They do not have to live in the UK but must be over 18 and not live in a property. Once you have signed the contract your guarantor will be asked to provide proof of ID and their address and also sign a copy of the agreement. Some of our properties are able to offer the option to make your full years payment upfront and not have a guarantor. Please speak to our Residents’ Team to check if this is available at your chosen property.What is the Advance Rent?  Most of their properties require applicants to pay an advance rent at the time of booking. This is refundable should you decide to cancel within the cooling off period or later find your place has been withdrawn or you are not able to obtain a visa to enter the UK. The advance rent will show as a payment towards your first rent instalment on your account.How Can I Choose the Best Room For Me?  They want you to choose a room you are going to be happy living in and they know everyone has a different wish list – from the floor the room is on to the view and the amenities in the room, their Residents’ Team will be on hand to discuss this with you and help you make the best selection.

What Size is a Small Double Bed?

Their room descriptions explain whether you will have a standard or small double bed. A small double is the same length as the standard but just a tiny bit narrower. Also known as a 3/4 size bed, small doubles measure approx. 120cm wide x 190cm long. Still plenty of room for a good night's sleep, even if there's two of you sharing.

I Have a Medical Condition Which Means I Have Certain Requirements for My Room?

Please get in touch with their Residents’ Team – they are experts on their properties and most have rooms with varying levels of adaptations so their team will be able to help you. If you book online, and you indicate you have a medical condition, the booking process will automatically pause so you can speak with us.

What If I Want to Cancel My Booking?

Please refer to your chosen properties' Terms and Conditions for details of when and how you are able to cancel. Their Residents’ Team will be happy to discuss this with you if you have any questions.

How Will I Know When Payments Are Due?

All your payment dates are listed in your agreement and on their website. It’s really important you understand these payments must be made on time. We ask for a portion of your rent in advance of your tenancy starting, usually at the beginning of August. If they haven’t received your first rent instalment and Tenancy Deposit payment, your booking may be cancelled. They also won’t be able to let you have your key so it’s important to make sure you have everything in place especially as you may not receive your student finance or bursary until after these dates.

How Can I Make Payment?

They recommend using their Residents’ App to make payment – its quick and easy and can be completed in a few clicks. If you don’t have access to a smartphone, you can log into their Residents’ Portal on a laptop. If you will need to make payment by bank transfer, please contact their Residents’ Team at least two weeks before your payment due date for more information. Bank transfers take longer to reach us so any payments made using this method will need to be done in advance.

Will I Need to Pay a Deposit?

They ask all residents to pay a Tenancy Deposit – please check your agreement for the date this payment will be due. The good news is that you will get the Tenancy Deposit back at the end of the tenancy if nothing is owing for damages or outstanding rent. The value varies across their properties so please take a look at the Fee Schedule for your chosen property for more information. Deposits are fully secured by the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (Custodial) in England and Wales or the My Deposits Scheme in Scotland. In the Republic of Ireland your Booking Fee automatically converts into your Damages Deposit at the start of the tenancy.

When Can I Move In?

A few weeks before the start of your tenancy they will get in contact to ask you to watch their induction video and book a move-in slot. You will need to do this so they can make sure they are expecting you!

Do I Need a TV Licence?

Yes, unless they tell you they are covering it, if you watch or record programmes as they are being shown, watch catch up TV such as iPlayer or watch live TV online you will need a license.

Can I Have A Pet?

Student accommodation is often not a suitable environment for pets and that’s why pets of any shape or size aren't allowed.

Will My Room be Inspected?

Yes, they conduct inspections at least three times during your tenancy.They will keep an eye on cleanliness and hope not to see any damage and missing items. After each inspection they will tell you if any charges need to be made to put something right. You will be invoiced immediately for recharges for the first two inspections and on the final inspection a deduction will be made from your Tenancy Deposit. The cost of recharges for cleaning, damages and missing items can be found in the Residents’ Handbook.

Will I Be Charged for Damages?

As part of your contract you have agreed to look after your room and not cause any damage.They know accidents do sometimes happen so a list of possible damage charges are available in their Residents’ Handbook.

Can I Smoke/Vape?

All their properties are smoke free and this includes all types of E-cigarettes and Vapes. Smoking is not allowed in any private or communal area including bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens and all internal social spaces. Designated smoking areas can be found outside the building. If you do have an e-cigarette or Vape, please ensure that the charger conforms to British or EU safety standards, or they will be removed during room inspections. All drug use, including the use of Laughing Gas, Is prohibited at their properties.

Do I Need to Move Out Over the Christmas and Easter Holidays?

No, your room is yours for the whole of your tenancy. You only need to move out at the end of the agreement. It will be your responsibility to check with the local Council if Council Tax will be due if you stay during the holidays.

Can I Invite Guests to Stay In My Room?

They're all grown-ups here so of course occasional overnight guests are allowed. Please don't invite someone to stay for more than three consecutive nights though, and always check with your flatmates first that they're ok with extra house guests.

Can I Order Bedding and Kitchen Packs?

Yes!

Can I Book Together With a Group of Friends?

Yes! They know that choosing who you live with is really important so in their properties with shared apartments group booking can easily be organised by getting in touch with their Residents’ Teams.

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1. James Street, Dublin

2. LIV Student Dublin

3. 33 Clonmore Road, Dublin

4. Bangor House, Dublin

5. Dublin Nest Point Campus

6. Yugo Highfield Park, Dublin

7. Yugo Ardcairn House, Dublin

8. Brickworks, Dublin

9. The Residence Stoneybatter, Dublin

10. Yugo Dominick Place, Dublin

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Understanding the cost of living in Dublin is crucial for students planning their finances and lifestyle choices. The vibrant capital of Ireland can be on the pricier side, with students expecting an average monthly cost of living to be around €1,200. This estimation goes a long way in helping students prepare for their stay while searching for Dublin student accommodation and managing expenses effectively. Here’s an approximate range to expect:

1. Food & Groceries - €250 - €265 / per month

2. Transportation - €135 - €175 / per month

3. Utilities (including Internet) - €150 - €75 / per month

4. Clothing - €50 - €65 / per month

5. Sports & Leisure - €75 - €90 / per month

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Finding Dublin student accommodation that's not only comfortable but also well-connected to educational institutions is a prime concern for students. Dublin, a bustling hub for students, offers a mix of public transport that's affordable and accessible. Whether you're rushing to your morning lecture or exploring the city over the weekend, these transport options near your Dublin accommodation ensure you're well on your way without unnecessary hassle. Students can utilise a Leap Card across buses, LUAS, and DART for convenient travel and can also avail of weekly or monthly caps on travel costs. These modes of transport make the city accessible for every student residing here:

1. Buses

Dublin Bus operates an extensive network covering the entire city, including routes to University College Dublin and other institutes. With frequent services, the average fare starts from around €2.15 with a Leap Card, which offers discounted fares.

2. Light Rail

The LUAS tram service is another popular option, splitting into the Green and Red lines that traverse key city points. Average starting fare is €2.00 with a Leap Card. Trams run every 4-10 minutes during peak times.

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DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit) is ideal for those staying in coastal regions, linking to suburbs. Standard fares vary starting from €2.00. Trains run at a frequency of every 10-20 minutes during peak hours.

4. Biking

Dublinbikes, the city's public bike rental scheme, is adequate for short commutes. With a €25 annual subscription, students find it a cost-effective and fitness-friendly way to navigate around.

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1. University College Dublin

2. Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art

3. Institute of Technology

4. UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

5. American College

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