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Linksfield, Aberdeen
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Linksfield, Aberdeen

Linksfield Rd, Aberdeen, AB24 5RJ, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Linksfield is an excellent student accommodation in Aberdeen. The property offers a wide range of shared apartments to choose from. Located in one of the prime locations in Aberdeen, you can find most of the major universities in or around this neighborhood. The University of Aberdeen is a 10-minute walk and the Nort East Scotland College is located at a 5-minute driving distance from the property, making it the perfect student housing. 

Features

This property comes loaded with amenities to provide the best experience to the students staying there. You will have a nice kitchen that allows you to prepare your favorite dishes at your convenience. Free high-speed Wi-Fi helps you juggle your entertainment and academics accordingly. With the Iron and Ironing Board provided in the room, you will have clean wrinkle-free clothes to wear everyday. Staying here you don’t have to worry about managing different bills as all bills are included in the rent.

Location and What's Hot?

Based out of the prime location in Aberdeen, you’ll have tons of things to do on your wish list. You can go to Maggie’s Grill to taste the Best chicken wings in Aberdeen, which is located within a driving distance of 7 minutes only, or you can grab a cup of coffee at MacRobert’s Café which is just a 10-minute walk from this property. 

Commute

While staying here you don’t have to worry about traveling from one place to another as Linksfield Road Bus stop is a 4-minute drive from the facility and Aberdeen Train Station is also an 8-minute drive from the property. 

Distance

Sports Village

1 min walk


City Centre

22 min walk 
7 min bus


Tesco

1 min walk


Student Bar

3 min walk

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Electricity
Hot Water Supply
Gas
Internet

Common Amenities

Bike Storage
Cleaning
Parking
Staff will take delivery for parcels

Cancellation Policies (2)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
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  • Early termination by students
    Termination of the tenancy contract before the end date is allowed.
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Payment Policies (4)

  • Booking Deposit
    This property doesn’t require booking deposit.
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  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers flexible instalment plan.
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  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.
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Frequently Asked Questions

When should I book?

You should book well in advance to avoid disappointment. They do accept late bookings, however this is based on availability which may be limited.

Can I stay over the summer months?

Yes, many of their properties offer extended stays through the summer months.  Please contact individual property for details.

What is the waiting list?

If you select a room type that is currently unavailable their team will contact you to offer you another room type, or they can place you on a waiting list free of charge for your original room choice.

What is the likelihood of getting a waiting list room?

It is impossible to predict as it is dependent on cancellations.

When do applications usually open?

They accept applications all year round.

Is there an advantage to booking early?

Booking early will ensure you have the best chance of securing your preferred room type.

Can I extend my stay?

Yes, please contact reception if you need to extend your stay and they will be happy to advise. However, this is subject to availability.

What if I have a special requirement?

They are committed to assisting everyone and to be inclusive to everyone who wants to stay with us so if you have a special requirement then please don’t hesitate to ask us ahead of your booking or please mention this on your application form and they will do our best to accommodate your requirement.

Can I make group bookings?

Yes, they accept groups. Please contact the property before making your reservation to discuss availability.

Can I share with my friends?

Yes – please make it clear on the application form who you would like to share with. It is best to book early so that this can be arranged as it is subject to availability.

Is there a discount if a group of us want to book a full apartment?

While they don’t have a group discount scheme, from time to time they have special deals and other promotions which may be in place when you are booking (eg.‘Refer a Friend’ and ‘Early Bird’ promotions) so please ask our property manager if any of these will apply to your booking.

Can I choose a specific room?

In all cases you can choose a specific ‘room type’.  Dependant on the property, you may also be able to choose a specific room of your choice.  Please contact the property for details.

Who will I be allocated with?

They try our utmost to allocate likeminded students together (eg based on year of study).  Single-sex apartments are also available. However, this is subject to the type of rooms booked by our students and may not always be possible.

Can I request a room move if I do not get along with the people I am sharing with?

They will always first try to establish if there is anything that can be done to help you and your housemates to live in harmony without anyone moving room. However, move requests will be accommodated whenever possible, subject to availability and a cleaning/admin charge.

When is my rent due?

To allow you to avoid paying one big lump sum and to co-inside with student loan payments, rent is collected in instalments at different times of the year depending on the property you are living in. Please review your license agreement which clearly details rent due dates for your property.  Full details are available on request from your chosen property.

When are my first payments due?

In order to secure your booking, the deposit is payable at the time of signing tenancy agreement.

What if I do not pay the initial payment within 7 days?

If you do not pay the booking deposit within 7 days any room being held will be automatically released. Do contact us as soon as possible in order to avoid the room being released to someone else.

Are the rates negotiable?

Rates are set to offer our students the best possible value and unfortunately cannot be negotiated.

What is included in the rent?

Weekly rent quoted is inclusive of utility bills and broadband services (subject to a fair usage allowance). Republic of Ireland Weekly rent quoted is exclusive of utility charges an additional fixed (subject to a fair usage allowance) utilities charge applies. Consult the what they offer section of each property’s webpage for specific details.

What is the cancellation policy?

They apply a 14 day ‘cooling off period’ to bookings during which time all monies paid are refundable. Please refer to your tenancy agreement or the sample agreement on our website for your specific property for cancelation details in relation to your booking.

What if I leave early?

If you decide to leave early you remain responsible for the rent for the duration for your tenancy. However, if you are able to find a suitable replacement for your room, then the tenancy will be cancelled. In line with your tenancy agreement refunds will only be given when a suitable replacement is found.

Are there Laundry facilities?

Please check your specific property for details. In some locations our apartments have their own washing machine however in general each property has an on-site self-service laundrette (usage charges apply).

Is parking available?

Properties generally have limited or no parking facilities but this will vary from property to property. Please enquire at your specific property for details.  However, all our properties are well served by public transport.

Can I receive deliveries/post?

Yes, they will sign for them and keep them at reception for you to collect.

What utilities and amenities are in the apartment?

Utilities and amenities vary from property to property, specifics for your property are details on the specific property page.

Do you provide bedding?

They do not provide bedding.

Do I need a TV Licence?

No, they provide the TV licence and this is included within your rent.

Will the apartment/room be cleaned during my stay?

No, students will be expected to maintain the cleanliness of the shared facilities and their own bedroom. If however you would like to have your apartment cleaned for you it may be possible to arrange this for an additional charge

What do I do if something is not working in my apartment?

Our on-site maintenance team will try to resolve any issues you raise with us on the same day as you log the issue with us. All issues must be logged via our student portal. Where they need to arrange parts and the issue cannot be resolved that day they will keep you informed at all times as to what the likely timescales are.

Can I have pets?

Sorry, they do not allow pets.

How can I get to the city centre?

There are public transport options on your doorstep and the city centre is also within walking and cycling distance.  Your welcome pack will provide full details.

What are resident co-ordinators?

Resident co-ordinators are students just like you who live here but are employed by us for a small number of hours each week to help us support residents. Being a resident co-ordinator involves reception duties and assisting with our busy events programme.

How do I become a resident co-ordinator?

Email your CV and covering letter to our Accommodation Manager and they will be in touch with further information.

Am I allowed overnight guests?

Yes, please register overnight guests in advance. Length of stay restrictions are in place and some terms and conditions apply.

Will my apartment be inspected?

Yes, inspections will be carried out in each apartment a number of times during your stay and any damages or cleanliness issues will be addressed by the management team. Additional charges may be incurred for damages and/or cleaning services.

Is there a curfew?

No, students may come and go as they please. However, they must carry their student ID with them for verification purposes.

Until what time can a visitor stay?

Visitors can stay until 11pm, unless they have been registered as an overnight guest.

Can I have friends stay over?

Yes, but for health and safety reasons requests for overnight guests must be submitted to reception. As your apartment is shared with other residents and to ensure peaceful living for all it is intended that this policy operates on a ‘fair use’ basis.

Is the property safe?

The property is staffed 24/7 and is fitted with CCTV surveillance systems. All bedrooms contain their own locking system. During the hours of darkness, the entrance is locked, and access is only available to registered student ID holders.

When can I move in?

They will contact all students with a move-in slot prior to arrival.

What do I need to bring for check in?

They will require proof of student status eg a student ID or a letter from your university, and a valid passport or driving licence. They must have received payment of your deposit and any rent due (as set out in your tenancy agreement) before they are able to give you access to your room.

What do I need to bring with me?

Apartments are fully furnished but check your student handbook for specific equipment schedule for your building.

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3. Internet & mobile phone: £30-£50/week

4. Dinner at a restaurant: £50-£150/week

5. Laundry: £25-£40/week

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