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Pennine House, Leicester
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Pennine House, Leicester

Leicester, LE1 5JN, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Situated in the heart of Leicester, Pennine House Leicester LE1 5JN, offers diverse living options for students. Room types include varieties such as 2, 3, and 4 Bed rooms, Ensuites, and Studio options. This popular student accommodation in Leicester boasts fully furnished spaces designed with student comfort in mind. It is conveniently close to several prestigious educational institutions, including the University of Leicester, De Montfort University, Leicester College, and just a short distance away from Arden University and Coventry University. This ensures that students have easy access to their academic pursuits.

Leicester, a city esteemed for its rich cultural heritage and vibrant student scene, proves to be an excellent locale for domestic and international students alike. Home to the hailed University of Leicester, which consistently ranks high for student satisfaction, and the innovation-centric De Montfort University, students opt for Pennine House Leicester student accommodation not only for its closeness to such institutions but also for the city’s inclusive atmosphere. Leicester's bustling streets are filled with history, from the grand Leicester Cathedral to the discovery site of King Richard III. The city also boasts an impressive student population, contributing to its dynamic and diverse cultural mosaic.

With an array of tourist attractions, shopping venues, and a rich calendar of events, Leicester offers an engaging backdrop for student life. Leicester offers a dynamic and student-friendly environment, with plenty of opportunities for academic growth, cultural exploration, and socializing. Whether you're studying at one of the universities or simply exploring the city, Leicester has something for everyone. Pennine House Leicester serves as more than just accommodation; it's a doorway to the city's exhilarating student experience.

Features

Pennine House Leicester offers a variety of student room options, including Superior and Superior Plus 4,5, and 8 bed rooms, along with ensuites and studios, these options come fully furnished.

Among the shared amenities within Pennine House student accommodation Leicester, one finds a kitchen with appliances like a kettle, toaster, microwave, and electric cooker, perfectly fitting for culinary exploits or a quick microwave meal between study sessions. The property goes above and beyond to ensure everyday tasks run smoothly with an on-site laundry facility and a convenient ironing facility, allowing residents to maintain a sharp look for class presentations or a night out. Additional room amenities include a 3/4 double bed, storage drawers, a wardrobe, plug sockets, large desks with drawers, plenty of storage space, shelves, hob and hoovers, tables, chairs, a sofa, and a smart HD TV.

Socializing and relaxation are part of the student life, and Pennine House Leicester offers a dining area where residents have the perfect spot to bond over meals or celebrate academic milestones. The inclusion of a smart TV in communal spaces lets students enjoy their favorite shows and unwind in good company. For those with vehicles, the headache of parking is alleviated with dedicated cycle storage and parking facilities, highlighting the emphasis Pennine House Leicester places on thoughtful conveniences. Additionally, students also get access to cleaning services.

Along with these amenities, students can also rest easy knowing that there is 24 hour security, CCTV surveillance, contents insurance, and a team on site for any assistance. Additionally, the rent structure for this property also includes utility bills of electricity, water, gas, and Wi-Fi.

Location and What's Hot?

Located at the pulsating heart of Leicester, Pennine House student accommodation is surrounded by a myriad of vibrant amenities, placing students at the centre of all the fuss and buzz. In addition to having a million things to do, there are also several well-known universities that are easily accessible from this property, including De Montfort University, Loughborough University, and the University of Nottingham (Sutton Bonington Campus)

You'll find an abundance of cafes like 200 Degrees Coffee Shop and the iconic Caffe Nero, where you can grab a steaming cup of coffee before class. If you're in the mood for a hearty meal, stroll over to popular eateries such as Bistrot Pierre - Leicester, or Middletons Steakhouse and Grill Leicester for gourmet dining experiences.

On weekends or after a long day at the university, unwind at some of the best chill-out spots like Ronnie Roos Bar for great drinks, or catch up with friends at the lovely Victoria Park, known for its serene ambiance. Need to stock up on groceries? No problem! The Farmlands Oriental offers fresh produce to keep your pantry full and your meals healthy. Health emergencies are also a breeze to handle, with facilities like Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hospital just a quick drive away.

For a dose of culture and history, students at Pennine House student accommodation can appreciate being conveniently close to stunning tourist attractions such as the awe-inspiring Leicester Cathedral and the historic Jewry Wall Museum. Whether you're after the convenience of city life or the warmth of a close-knit student community, Pennine House Leicester is the ideal student accommodation for it. It presents a perfect blend of academic focus and leisure—an unmistaken home away from home for students seeking an enriching university experience.

Commute

Embrace the ease of travel while residing at Pennine House Leicester. With several public transport stops nestled nearby you'll have swift access to all corners of the city. Whether you're heading to campus or exploring Leicester’s cultural hotspots, the conveniently located bus routes and the nearby Leicester railway station ensure that you are well-connected. Some of the nearest bus stations include Welford Place, Townhall Square, and Southgates. The centrality of Pennine House, Leicester accommodation in Leicester guarantees that the hustle of student life is perfectly balanced with the convenience of hassle-free commutes.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Electricity
Water
Gas
All-inclusive of utility bills
Internet and Wifi

Common Amenities

Cycle Storage
On-Site Laundry
Cleaning Services
On-site parking
Electric cooker
Microwave

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 (5)

  • Booking Deposit
    This property doesn’t require booking deposit.
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  • Security Deposit
    This property requires security deposit.
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  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers flexible instalment plan.
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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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Student Accomodations in Leicester

Leicester Student Accommodation

Leicester is an ideal opportunity with an abundance of affordable amber student accommodation Leicester options and incredible career opportunities for students all over the globe. Locating Leicester student accommodation is quite simple with amber. Leicester has a variety of affordable Leicester student accommodation options with a variety of services. Leicester is blessed with prestigious universities like De Montfort University, Leicester College and Loughborough University. The United Kingdom's student population enjoys places like London, Birmingham, Manchester, and Leeds. The most astounding recognition comes from Leicester, a city in Britain's Northwest.

The metropolis served as the heartbeat and soul of the non-European nation for hundreds of years and is recognised as a student's favourite place. Leicester student accommodation is not relatively expensive. It is simpler to reserve short-term student homes in Leicester than in any other city in England. Ben Russell Court, Rose House, Oxford House and Pennine House are well-known examples of Leicester student accommodation. The latter is an excellent option for a great deal.

About Leicester

The English city of Leicester is located in the East Midlands and has an intricate aura, intertwining the old-world charm with the vibrant and modern student life. Richard III was reburied in 2015 in Leicester Cathedral, which has been at the city's heart for more than 900 years. The King Richard III Visitor Center, which is nearby, provides information about the king's life and death as well as displays the location of the original tomb. The remains of Leicester Castle, where Richard III spent some of his dying days, were located in Castle Gardens near the River Soar. To keep students entertained in between lectures, Leicester has a great student community that offers a variety of events, from festivals and walking tours to distilleries and historical places. If students are looking for an affordable meal, they are at the right place because there are many delicious food options to suit their demands and budget.

It is a hub for many grocery stores, student-friendly restaurants, cafes and leisure places. The Leicester Cathedral, King Richard III Visitor Centre, Great Central Railway and Attenborough Arts Centre are among Leicester's main sites and streets of Leicester. The city's culturally diverse population makes it an ideal location for students.

Best Student Accommodation in Leicester

Looking for Leicester student accommodation can be challenging, but not with amber. Finding comfortable yet affordable Leicester accommodation can be quite a challenge with so much competition. With the help of amber, students can pick from a wide range of student accommodations in Leicester. Whether you’re looking for private or shared accommodation, you’ll find it with amber. Not only do the Leicester accommodations come fully furnished, but residents also get access to several common amenities that elevate their student experience in Leicester. Let’s take a look at some of the best options for amber student accommodation in Leicester:

1. Hops House

2, Julian Court

3. Queen's Park House

4. City Village

5. The Zip

6. Castle Court

7. Filbert Village.

8. Ben Russell Court

9. The Wool Factory

10. Tudor Studios

11. iQ Grosvenor House

Cost of Living

Here is a list of the approximate living costs for students. Budgeting is the key to maximising your student experience in Leicester. The possible expenses are listed below to help you in finding the right financial balance. Choosing student accommodation in Leicester offered by amber is one way to reduce your cost of living in the UK:

1. Food: £30 - £40 / week

2. Gas and Electricity: £10 - £15 / week

3. Internet & Mobile Phone: £20 - £30 / week

4. Dinner At a Restaurant: £10 - £20 / week

5. Laundry: £5 - £10 / week

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £10 - £15 / week

7. Clothing: £50 - £100 / month

8. Travel (Buses, Trams, Trains): £40 - £60 / month

Student Travel in Leicester

Getting around the town of Leicester is straightforward. There are many travelling options. From public transport to private, choose anything that can suffice their needs from public transport to private. Public transportation is preferable, which can get them from one place to another relatively peacefully and economically. Here is a list of transportation options for students living with us at Leicester student accommodation:

1. Bus: These services operate between Leicester city centre and most other parts of the city, including the University campus. Several companies operate buses - the two largest companies are Arriva and First Leicester. The average bus fare is around 3 per day. The annual Arriva City Student Tickets are sold by the Students' Union, which can offer savings to students who regularly use Arriva bus services.

2. Cycling: Cycling is fun, affordable, and good for the environment. Many students choose to cycle to and from the University. In the UK, students cycle on the left side of the road. Cyclists can use footpaths only if a cycle lane is marked. The University campus has a 300-space secure cycle park, shower facilities, and tools to help students keep their bikes secure. The Leicester student accommodation options also include secure bike parking in most of the student homes Leicester offered by amber.

3. Taxis: Leicester City Council issues licences for taxi operators and carries out inspections to ensure that standards are maintained. Taxis must display their licence details, and students usually see these next to the registration plate at the vehicle's rear and inside the car above the front passenger seat.

4. Walking: If students travel by foot, Leicester offers well-maintained and safe pedestrian routes. Leicester's New Walk was the first pedestrian-only route in the United Kingdom, and it still provides a tree-lined walk between the University and the city centre.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Leicester

Living in Leicester isn't a problem as students can find many different places to meet their expectations and budgets. Student housing facilities and dorms have allowed all students to have a roof over their heads for nominal rates. Also, a student house share is another option for Leicester student accommodation. Leicester student accommodation facilities and dorms have allowed all students to have a roof over their heads for nominal rates. Also, a student house share is another option for Leicester student accommodation. A student could do so many things in and around the city of Leicester.

Leicester has some lip-smacking cuisine and fantastic eateries at student-friendly prices, like The Joiners Bruntingthorpe, OGGI Simply Italian London Road and Knight & Garter Hotel Street. King Power Stadium is a prominent spot for fans to experience extravagant football matches. A nostalgic tour through the evolution of country music and dance performances can be experienced at the Let's Dance International Frontiers and Country Night In Nashville.

Also, plenty of theatres and plays happen in and around the city. Not only this but then tours of prehistoric places and other museums next to the city centre. Living in one of the options for student homes in Leicester makes it easier for the explorer in you to experience the length and breadth of the city. You can also take public transport to the nearest cities like Nottingham and Loughborough and enjoy being in the middle of history surrounded by architectural marvels and serenity. With these ample options to exploit, your stay couldn't be any better!

Leicester Tourist Attractions

Leicester's music and sporting scenes will soothe those who want their society to be peaceful. Kasabian is only one of Leicester's many musical talents who have honed their skills in the city's thriving live music. Leicester is spoiled for elite football, hockey, basketball, and cricket teams, from the roars in the concert hall to the outcries in the stands. In this area, it's not just the sporting arenas making headlines. The city's fantastic dramatic venues include the ground-breaking architectural marvel Curve Theatre, which attracts national shows and produces sell-out productions. Some popular Leicester attractions near the amber student accommodation Leicester are:

1. National Space Centre

2. Twinlakes Family Theme Parks

3. Belvoir Brewery

4. The Cookie and the Attic

5. Curve Theatre

Universities in Leicester

The city is home to some of the best universities and colleges in the UK and the world. Here are some of the top universities in Leicester:

  1. University of Leicester
  2. Derby College
  3. Aston University
  4. University Warwick
  5. Leicester College
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