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Plymouth Cross House, Plymouth
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Plymouth Cross House, Plymouth

Raleigh St, Plymouth, PL1 1ET, United Kingdom
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About the Property

One of the several popular student accommodations is Plymouth Cross House. It offers various astonishing ranges from en suites to studios. It is one of the best student accommodations in Plymouth for students studying at the  Plymouth College of Art and the University of Plymouth, as the Plymouth Cross House is just 10 mins walk from the Plymouth College of Art and 12 minutes away from the University of Plymouth. Plymouth Cross House offers amazing facilities as per the student requirement. All the basic facilities at The Plymouth Cross House, such as Wifi, water, electricity and heater, are included in the bill itself.


Plymouth Cross House is in the seaside region of Plymouth. Plymouth Cross House is a great destination for students to explore. Plymouth is a city where people from all cultures and origins coexist harmoniously. Students can feel comfortable in the city. The name is Plymouth is on the British Ocean City. Each year, a sizable number of students go to Plymouth to enrol in courses at esteemed institutions like the University of Plymouth. Due to the large number of students who travel each year for their higher education, Plymouth has many great and affordable options for student housing. Plymouth is a major port for business and trade and is crucial to the Royal Navy. The city offers tourists and students a wide variety of recreational opportunities in addition to its stunning coastline. In Plymouth, there are a lot of opulent structures and street retail destinations. Additionally, most of the student accommodations in Plymouth are located near some really famous Universities, such as the City College, Plymouth Marjon University, Exeter College, University of Exeter and many more. These student accommodations are built keeping in mind the needs of the student.

Features

This student housing offers a beautiful selection of studios, or you can also choose to share a unit with others. You will get a large bed, a private study room, and lots of storage. Each bathroom in each en suite has been finished to an extraordinary quality and created with every creature's comfort in mind. Additionally, studios come with a contemporary, fully functional kitchenette. For those who would prefer their own kitchen and en-suite bathroom, Plymouth Cross House provides excellent student housing with various private studios.


Students at Plymouth Cross House can choose between roomy studio apartments or contemporary shared flats. In addition to a common dining space, onsite cinema room, and games room, the building has up to 200Mbps Wi-Fi so that studies and entertainment may be enjoyed at any time of day or night. Not to mention our magnificent outdoor courtyard areas, which enjoy the year-round natural lighting, you can take a little time to unwind because the fee covers all expenses, and you can access amenities like on-site maintenance.

Location and What's Hot?

Plymouth Cross House is located on Raleigh Street and is near most of the city's tourist attractions. There are plenty of pubs, restaurants, cafes and bars near Plymouth Cross House. You can also spend your free time with your friends at the Brass Monkey and the Newmarket Tavern. If not in a party mood, you can also eat savour Latin American food at Las Iguanas or grab a hamburger at Crispy's. On weekends, you can explore nearby places like the largest aquarium in the UK, National Marine Aquarium, or simply chill out at Hoe Park and Royal William Yard.


The student accommodation of Plymouth Cross House has a great location directly on the main thoroughfare. This means that in addition to the University of Plymouth, several of the most recognisable sites, such as Drake Circus and Plymouth Pavilions, are also accessible by foot. If you live here, it won't be difficult for you to obtain part-time employment close to your home, and there are also plenty of public transportation options nearby. The high student population in the area makes it clear that Plymouth Cross House is close to the ninth-largest university in Britain. The neighbourhood has changed over time to provide everything a student could need while away from home, including several outlets for entertainment and socialising as well as basic necessities. With interesting and enjoyable activities and festivals, Plymouth's student housing will provide students with a terrific student experience. Plymouth provides students with a wide variety of cultural activities, fun nights out, and excursions. There is a lovely beach line and a calm atmosphere. In the city, there are around 140 churches. The Plymouth Sea Festival, where you may see unusual fish and sea life, is the most important event. Plymouth cross-house reviews, which are collected from the students who used to live there or are currently living, are simply astonishing. They claim that the Plymouth Cross House is situated in an amazing locality where they don’t have to worry about travelling, whether they are travelling to their university or someplace to unwind after a long day. Apart from this, students also appreciate how Plymouth Cross House is well-structured and provides excellent facilities.

Commute

The most practical option for students is public transportation. Because of the city's superior public transportation system, getting around the city is easy. The student prefers buses and trains over other modes of transportation. For Plymouth locals, boats are an added benefit because they are accessible to water and reasonably priced. Public transportation is easily accessible from The Property of Plymouth Cross House, giving you access to most of the city. Nearby bus stops are Derry's Cross North, Royal Parade (Stop A9), and Derry's Cross. Plymouth Cross House is about a 15-minute walk from the Plymouth train station.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Wifi
Water
Gas
Electricity

Common Amenities

200Mbps* WiFi
Games Room
Table Football
Cinema Room
Outdoor Area
Communal Lounge

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    This property offers flexible instalment plan.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I apply for dual occupancy?

Dual occupancy is available on most rooms over 23sqm. Both occupants would need to apply and mention in their application that they are applying for dual occupancy so that the price can be amended. The price would be the total rent plus an additional £50 and then divided by two for each occupant’s weekly cost unless otherwise stated.

Can I book if I'm under 18?

If you turn 18 in the first semester of university, they can accept your booking with no restrictions other than an adult over the age of 18 must be a co-signatory on your tenancy agreement and must accept the terms of it. They can accept under 18s in some of their properties subject to the Policy for Students under the Age of 18.

How do you allocate rooms?

When applying for a room you will be asked a series of questions to determine the type of room/flat that you require, along with any special requests you may have. Please note that special requests cannot be guaranteed except where you have disability as defined and covered under the Equality Act 2010. They will attempt to meet your allocation needs as far as practicably possible, should you have a defined disability. If you have a disability, medical condition or special request that affects your accommodation requirement please inform them in the additional notes section when completing your application, either online or by paper form. You are encouraged to disclose any special requests for your stay such as your preferences regarding culture, religion, sex, gender, etc. to enable them to make an informed decision about your room allocation. Where appropriate, an applicant may be prioritised through the allocation categories as a result of disclosing a disability to them.

Does the property management comply with the scottish letting agent code of pratice?

Yes they do and their Scottish Letting Agent Registration Number is LARN2005009.

Can I live at the management property?

You must be a full-time student to live with them. You can book with them whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of their cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

Does my rental price include room cleaning?

Room cleaning services are available at some properties for an additional charge, unless stated as being included with the rent.

Are pets allowed?

No pets of any kind are permitted at the property management except registered assistance dogs.

What can I bring?

You can bring most of your belongings but some electricals aren't suitable for the properties. Non UK compliant electricals such as rice cookers are not suitable for use with UK power outlets and this can cause fire risks.

Can I choose who I live with?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you follow their ‘create application’ link , list the friends that you would like to live with and they will then contact them and make the arrangements for you!

Can I choose my room?

If you follow the ‘book now’ process you can select the room of your choice or you can make special requests within the ‘create application’ route which they will do their best to accommodate, however all requests and subject to availability and conditions.

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 in. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy you will also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move which you will need to sign or accept online. Should your new room be more expensive, then you and your guarantor shall be liable for the higher rent from the date you are given access to it.

Do you provide Summer Accommodation?

Yes, their summer bookings usually open around March. Keep a look out for pricing and information or contact.

Do I have to move out during the holidays?

Your room is yours for the full contract period and you don’t need to move out during academic breaks.

Can I move in before my contract?

If you wish to arrive earlier than your contract start date, you need to email or call. If early arrival is possible your contract will be adjusted and you will need to accept it then pay the additional charges prior to arrival. Please note, not all requests can be accommodated.

Does my rental price include insurance?

Contents insurance is included at some management properties, which will be shown on the property page and details of the insurance can be obtained from the property manager when you check in. If you wish to confirm whether the property offers contents insurance, please contact the property team directly. Please note they advise taking out contents insurance if it is not included at your property and management is not liable for the loss or damage of your personal belongings and room contents.

Do I need to pay council tax?

If you are a qualifying full time student, you will be exempt from paying Council Tax. You must provide them with your council tax exemption certificate which your university will be able to arrange. If you do not have this when you move in because you have not yet enrolled on your course, please ensure that you bring with you the name of your university and your university student ID number.

Does my rental price include car parking?

On-site car parking is available at some properties, but is not included within the rental price unless explicitly stated and confirmed in writing. Payments for car parking permits are separate to your tenancy agreement. Please speak to the property team if you wish to purchase a car parking space. Car parking spaces are very limited and are strictly on a first-come first-served basis.

How do I pay my rent?

Your rent can be paid in a number of ways:
* 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). International bank transfers may incur a charge from your own bank, so please make sure you account for this amount.
They always recommend making your rent payments through your account page in their web portal. You may also make payment by bank transfer. Please contact your property team directly or request bank details here. Please note, you will never be asked to make a payment to any other bank account for any reason. They do not accept cash payments for any reason.

Can I pay in installments?

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 don’t 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.

When do I pay my rent?

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 don’t 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.

What's included in my rent?

All utility bills such as gas, electricity, water are included in your rent. Unlimited Wi-fi* is also included. Your TV licence is not included in your rent as this is not classed as a utility and is your responsibility to purchase. All of their properties offer a Wi-fi connection at the stated level** included within the rent and there is no additional charge for use of the on-site internet. Some providers may offer more services and packages at an additional charge which you are under no obligation to use. If you choose to add additional features to your internet package, that relationship is with you and the service provider directly and does not fall under the terms of your tenancy. For information on the speed of your internet connection, please ask your Property Team for more information. *a one off connection fee may apply dependent on property. Please see your property page and your tenancy agreement for more information. ** the internet speed is the maximum stated speed available into the property.

Can I move-in before I pay my rent?

All rent that is due must have been paid when you check in. If you are having difficulties or this will be a problem, please contact the property as early as possible who will assist you.

What if I don't have a UK guarantor?

If you are unable to provide your own UK Guarantor, they recommend the service of Housing Hand you can find further information, prices and how to apply on their website.

Who can be a guarantor?

To be a guarantor you must:
* Be resident in the UK (or Ireland if Aspen) for a minimum of 1 year * Be over 21 years of age * Be a homeowner or in full time employment * Provide a copy of photographic identification, such as a passport, driving licence or ID badge * Provide a copy of proof of your UK address which must be less than 3 months old, such as a utility bill (e.g. electricity, water, gas, telephone), a bank statement or a Council Tax bill.

Can I pay my rent from overseas?

You can pay your rent either online by logging in to your student account, by bank transfer or by credit or debit card over the phone.

Do I need a guarantor?

If you wish to pay your rent in instalments, you will need a UK guarantor or an Irish Guarantor for Aspen.

What can I do if my student loan hasn't arrived yet?

You can defer your rent instalments to be in line with your student loan payments if you wish. All requests for deferred payments must be made by 1st August in each academic year to the property team. You will be required to provide evidence of your student loan schedule to the property team in order for the payment plan to be set up. You will be required to pay two weeks rent 14 days prior to your contract start date, which will be deducted from the balance of your first instalment on the agreed date. A one off admin fee of £50 will be charge and payable with the initial 2 week rent payment and this £50 admin fee will not be deducted from the balance of rent due. Please note deferring your rent must be pre-arranged and agreed with the property manager prior to your move in date. If no arrangement has been made, rent is due as per your tenancy agreement.

Do I need a guarantor if I'm a sponsored student?

They may be able to accept sponsors in place of guarantors in some cases, however this depends on the terms of your sponsorship and whether your sponsor is willing to guarantee rent payments. If you are a sponsored student, please contact your chosen property directly to enquire about using a sponsor in place of guarantor.

Can I pay my rent weekly?

Weekly rent payments are not available, however management offers a number of instalment options for students to pay their rent.

When does the discount come off my rent?

All discounts offered will be deducted off your final instalment of rent.

How do I book a viewing?

You can book a viewing using the online viewing tool or by contacting.

How do I cancel or re-arrange the viewing?

Please use the link on the viewing confirmation email or contact.

How long does a viewing take?

A viewing usually takes around 15 to 20 minutes, however you can spend as long as you wish viewing the property.

What will I be shown on my viewing?

The property team will guide you around the building and show you the social areas, outdoor spaces and on-site facilities as well as the rooms you would like to see (dependent upon availability). Please be aware that some rooms and apartments that you view may be occupied by the current residents.

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

They offer a Online viewings for those who cannot view in person. Just click 'Arrange a Viewing' and from there you can choose the Online option and organise a time and date that suits you. A member of the team will skype call you at your arranged time.

What do I need to bring with me?

When you come to pick up your keys you need to bring some photographic ID. To find out what else you may need to bring check out.

Is there car parking facilities for when i move in?

Some properties have car parking facilities available for a small charge, please speak to your property team directly if you would like to reserve car parking.

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Student Accomodations in Plymouth

Plymouth Student Accommodation

Are you looking for the best student accommodation in Plymouth? The search may be time-consuming, but with the help of the right sources, your process will get easier. Plymouth is a coastal area and an excellent place for students to explore. The city is called the Ocean City of Britain. Many students come to Plymouth every year to study at prestigious universities like the University of Plymouth and Plymouth College of Art. Thankfully, finding suitable student accommodation Plymouth is hassle-free, with numerous ensuites, private rooms, and studios available on amber. With amber, students coming from different parts of the world can easily book their student accommodation in Plymouth, which may be just a few minutes away from their university. The city, located on the south coast of Devon, is a place where people from different backgrounds and cultures live together peacefully. Furthermore, the city is safe for students and boasts a dynamic environment. You can find just the perfect student accommodation in Ply, and Alexandra Works, St Thomas Court, Discovery Heights, and Central Point are a few popular Plymouth student accommodation options among many.

About Plymouth

Plymouth is a hub of commercial trade and is specifically significant for the Royal Navy. Along with the coastal beauty, the city also has many leisure activities for students and tourists. There are many elegant buildings and street shopping attractions, too. Located on the southwest corner of Devon, it has a rich history dating back to the Bronze Age. This is the historic city from which the Pilgrims sailed to America in 1620, and the population is more than 265,000.

Plymouth is also an education hub and welcomes many international students yearly. The place also offers adventurous events and a dynamic nightlife experience to the students. Plymouth student accommodation helps the students to explore the area without worrying about housing. Beautiful countryside and shoreline surround the area, providing a wealth of options for outdoor pursuits like hiking, surfing, and sailing. The city is also conveniently close to the Dartmoor National Park. Furthermore, Plymouth offers well-connected transit options, including a dependable bus system, train station and ferry service. Besides, the coastal area brims with several cultural events, and the Plymouth Seafood Festival is one among many attracting seafood lovers across the UK. Overall, student life in Plymouth can be a great experience because it offers the ideal blend of academic options, cultural attractions, and outdoor activities.

Best Student Accommodation in Plymouth

Offering a premium educational hub and sheer convenience, Plymouth hosts thousands of students from all over the world. Amber understands how challenging it is to find student accommodation Plymouth; thus, we offer an array of options. The Plymouth student accommodation options you will find on amber ensure the best amenities during your student life. Due to the large influx of students, the limited university dormitories are usually booked quickly, leaving many in distress. To ease your hunt for the best and most affordable student accommodation Plymouth, we provide a comprehensive list below:

1. Frobisher House

2. Saltwater Place

3. Plymouth Cross House

4. iQ Astor House

5. The Old Dairy

6. Yugo Beckley Point 

7. 5BR In Derry Avenue Mutley

Cost of Living

Off-campus student housing in Plymouth is a common choice for students due to its comfort and price. Plymouth comes under affordable cities in Britain compared to the other cities. While choosing your shared or private student accommodation Plymouth, you can consider your lifestyle expenses and decide accordingly. On average, a student will spend up to £1200/ per month.

1. Utility Bills: £30 to £45 /month

2. Food and groceries: £20 to £30 /month

3. Transport: £10 to £15/month

4. Leisure and party: £30 to £35 /week

5. Laundry: £25 to £35 /week

6. Mobile phone bill: £30 to £40 /week

7. Books and stationery: £35 to £45 /week

Student Travel in Plymouth

Travelling by public transport is the most reasonable alternative for students. Getting anywhere around is quite affordable as the city has an excellent public transport system. Buses and trains are the most preferred transportation by students. Boat rides are an additional benefit for Plymouth residents as they have widespread water connections and are affordable. Hiring a vehicle is also an option, but it is more on the expensive side. In addition, the best student accommodation Plymouth is located near bus stations, ensuring the ultimate convenience.

1. Train: The railway station of Plymouth is the central railway that runs throughout the city. It connects regional and local lines. £1 is the minimum fare you pay. The other rail links are the Cross Country Network and the Great Western Railway. Students can also opt for 16-25 railcards, where you can save up to 1/3 on your regular travel price every year. Another card you can opt for is the Oyster Card. A website you can use to find tickets with lower prices is Cheapest Fare Finder.

2. Bus: The bus is also an alternative for students to travel within the city. The buses connect every corner of the town, allowing students to travel anywhere in the city from their student housing in Plymouth. All the students are also eligible for a student bus pass.

3. Taxi: This is a very efficient mode of transport. Plymouth is filled with many taxis, making travelling easier from their student houses in Plymouth. Students can use various applications Uber, to book a taxi to travel to their preferred location.

4. Cycling: You can find accommodation for students Plymouth near your college or university and take the most economical route by cycling to your destination. It is both sustainable and environmentally friendly since Plymouth is a very cyclable city.

Student Living and Lifestyle in Plymouth

Student accommodation Plymouth ensures students a convenient life with engaging and entertaining events; however, Plymouth itself offers the students plenty of cultural events, night-outs, and adventures. The atmosphere is peaceful, with a beautiful coastal line. There are more than 140 churches across the city. The most significant event is the Plymouth Sea Festival, where you can discover unfamiliar fishes and sea creatures. The Theatre Royal, the National Marine Aquarium, and the famed Barbican are just a few of the cultural landmarks in Plymouth. A variety of festivals are also held annually in the city, including the Plymouth Seafood Festival and the Plymouth Arts Weekender.

There are many bars, clubs, and live music venues to select from the vibrant nightlife that Plymouth offers. Popular districts for nighttime entertainment include The Barbican and The Hoe, which have a variety of bars and clubs to suit all preferences. The restaurants and clubs are open almost most of the time during the day. The Theatre Royal, the National Marine Aquarium, and the famed Barbican are just a few of the cultural landmarks that are close to various student houses in Plymouth. A variety of festivals are also held annually in the city, including the Plymouth Seafood Festival and the Plymouth Arts Weekender. Also, an active community of students adds colour to the city.

Plymouth Tourist Attractions

Plymouth is one of the largest naval bases in Britain. Plymouth offers several attractions to tourists. Meadows and woodlands surround the place, along with extensive parks and extraordinary gardens. Following are the renowned tourist spots of Plymouth. While securing comfortable Plymouth student accommodation, you can make an itinerary for the following places to visit:

1. National Marine

2. Home Park

3. National Trust-Saltram

4. Plymouth Gin Distillery

5. The Box

6. Smeaton's Tower

7. Tinside Lido

8. Royal William Yard

9. Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park

10. Dartmoor Zoo

Universities In Plymouth

With various universities and colleges, Plymouth remains a fascinating option for students. Amber also offers safe and sound student accommodation Plymouth, ensuring every student finds their home away from home. Some famous universities in Plymouth include:

1. University of Plymouth

2. Plymouth College of Art

3. City College

4. Plymouth Marjon University

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