Plymouth Cross House, Plymouth

Raleigh St, Plymouth, PL1 1ET, United Kingdom
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0.5 mi from Plymouth
0.5 mi from City Center( 11m. 8m. 4m)
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dBs Institute Plymouth | 0.3 mi
Plymouth College of Art | 0.4 mi
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cinema
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Games Room
Cinema Room
Outdoor Area
Table Tennis

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About the Property

Located at 6 Raleigh St Plymouth PL1 1ET, UK, Plymouth Cross House proves to be a highly sought-after student accommodation choice for those studying in this historic coastal city. Offering a range of living spaces from studies to ensuites, but the proximity to educational institutions. The property is conveniently situated near the University of Plymouth, Plymouth Marjon University, and Plymouth College of Art, with easy transit options to reach City College Plymouth, ensuring students have a hassle-free commute.

Plymouth, home to Cross House, Plymouth student accommodation, is an educational and cultural beacon in the South West of England. Boasting a vibrant student population, the city offers an excellent mix of history, maritime heritage and modern educational facilities. It's a place where students from all over the world come to study and immerse themselves in the local culture. Plymouth ranks high as an educational hub, offering a dynamic environment conducive to learning and personal growth. With attractions like the Plymouth Hoe, Barbican, and the National Marine Aquarium nearby, students at Plymouth Cross House, Plymouth, can enjoy a well-rounded lifestyle. Always on the forefront of providing exceptional student living spaces, HFS proudly presents this premium accommodation, ensuring that every resident experiences comfort, convenience, and a touch of luxury during their academic years in Plymouth.

Features

At Plymouth Cross House, Plymouth, students are welcomed with a plethora of room options and amenities designed to cater to their comfort and convenience. The property boasts a range of room types, such as Premium Studio Plus, Executive Studio, and Classic Ensuite, to name just a few, ensuring that students can find the perfect space to suit their preferences and lifestyle. Each room is fully equipped with essential amenities, including a microwave, fridge, and high-speed Wi-Fi, providing a seamless living experience. The modern bathrooms and stylish furnishings mean students can enjoy a private and comfortable space of their own.

The Plymouth Cross House, Plymouth, doesn't just stop at room comforts; the accommodation offers an array of common amenities that foster a sense of community and leisure. Students can engage in a friendly competition at the games area, unwind with a film in the on-site cinema, or socialise in the common social area and lounge. Fitness enthusiasts can stay active with available sports facilities, and the laundry facility makes mundane tasks convenient. Additionally, vending machines provide quick snacks for those study night cravings.

Location and What's Hot?

When it comes to selecting your student accommodation in Plymouth, Cross House Plymouth stands out for its prime location amidst all that the vibrant city has to offer. For those in the pursuit of knowledge, the proximity to Plymouth Marjon University, University of Plymouth, and Plymouth College of Art means you’re never far from academic excellence. Even City College is within the vicinity, making Plymouth Cross House, Plymouth student accommodation, a smart choice for students across various disciplines.

Just outside your door, you’ll find a diversity of eateries, making it perfect for food enthusiasts. Enjoy the savoury delights at Hubbox Plymouth or experience exotic flavours at Yukisan Japanese Restaurant. Whether you crave a morning cappuccino or a nightcap, the renowned Federal Café and The Treasury Bar are ideal spots to unwind after a bustling day. Managing daily necessities is a breeze with numerous grocery stores like Tesco Express and Sainsbury's Local peppered around the neighbourhood. In terms of health and wellness, the University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust ensures peace of mind for medical needs. The leafy retreats of Beaumont Park and Freedom Fields Park provide the perfect escape from the urban rush for a refreshing jog or a leisurely stroll. Cultural aficionados will love that Plymouth Cross House, Plymouth, is positioned with easy access to the storied Plymouth Hoe and the breathtaking Smeaton’s Tower. Living at Plymouth Cross House, Plymouth wraps convenience, culture, and comfort into an exceptional student living experience. This is the place where memories will be made, studies pursued with passion, and friendships fostered in the diverse, bustling, yet approachable city of Plymouth. Choose Plymouth Cross House, Plymouth and make your student years enriching and filled with Plymouth charm!

Commute

Making your way around the bustling city while staying at Plymouth Cross House, Plymouth is a breeze, thanks to its prime location. Residents have a variety of public transport options at their fingertips. Just a short distance, you'll find numerous bus stops connecting you to various parts of Plymouth seamlessly. Additionally, the Plymouth Railway Station is conveniently accessible, offering you wider connections outside the city. The proximity of these transport hubs bus stops like 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, and the railway station ensures that living at Plymouth Cross House, Plymouth, puts you at the heart of mobility and connectivity.

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Games Room
Table Football
Cinema Room
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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

Searching for exceptional Student accommodation in England provides a wealth of opportunities to complement your academic life. Students can revel in the independence and flexibility that comes with off-campus student accommodation in Plymouth, surrounded by picturesque coastal scenery. Selecting student accommodation in Plymouth allows learners to immerse themselves in the city's vibrant culture, expand their social network, and gain a greater sense of responsibility.

Amber is dedicated to streamlining your quest for ideal accommodation. With a user-friendly platform, Amber offers a comprehensive array of options, ranging from en-suite rooms to studios, ensuring every student finds their perfect home away from home. Each accommodation is ideally positioned to provide easy access to prominent institutions like the University of Plymouth, Plymouth Marjon University, and more, making daily commutes a breeze.

These properties offer a spectrum of amenities geared towards student comfort and convenience, including Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, communal lounges, and more. Delve into student life at properties like Central Point and Discovery Heights, where an enriching student community awaits. With Amber's assistance, securing your Plymouth student accommodation is just a few clicks away, ushering you into a world of learning and new experiences in Plymouth's dynamic environment.

About Plymouth

Located in the heart of the South West, Plymouth is a vibrant city with a storied maritime legacy. Known for its harbourside beauty and rich naval history, Plymouth is a cultural hub wrapped in the warmth of Devon's friendliness. While preserving its historical charm, Plymouth continues to thrive as a centre for economic and educational activities, drawing students from around the globe to its reputable institutions.

Plymouth’s student population is a testament to its educational prowess, where higher learning is anchored by institutions like the University of Plymouth, known for its research impact and international outreach. Plymouth Marjon University, although smaller, adds richness to the city's academic fabric with its community-focused approach. Further strengthening the educational landscape, Plymouth College of Art offers creative minds a canvas to paint their future, while DBS Institute Plymouth resonates with contemporary music and production enthusiasts. Not to be overlooked, City College caters to a diverse range of vocational courses that propel students into successful careers.

For students seeking Plymouth student accommodation, the city doesn't disappoint. From modern city-centre apartments to quieter, homely residences, student accommodation in Plymouth caters to varying preferences and budgets. Areas such as the vibrant city centre, historical The Mayflower Steps, Smeaton's Tower, Plymouth Sound, Shores and Cliffs and the tranquillity of Hoe Park each convey unique facets of Plymouth's character, giving students the chance to immerse themselves in different vibes within the city.

Best Student Accommodation in Plymouth

Finding the ideal off-campus student accommodation in Plymouth can be a crucial step for students looking to embrace independence and immerse themselves in the local culture while pursuing their studies. Opting for off-campus Plymouth student accommodation offers numerous advantages, including more affordable living options compared to on-campus residence halls, increased privacy, and the flexibility to choose your living arrangements. In Plymouth, a historic yet vibrant British city known for its maritime heritage, a student can find an array of off-campus student accommodation in Plymouth options, such as ensuite rooms, private studios, shared flats, and common areas.

1.  Alexandra Works

2. St Thomas Court

3. Central Point

4. Plymouth Cross House

5. Discovery Heights

6. Saltwater Place

7. Yugo Beckley Point

8. St Teresa House

9.  Astor House

10. Frobisher House

Cost of Living

For students considering Plymouth student accommodation, it's essential to get a grasp on the typical cost of living in Plymouth, UK. Balancing your budget effectively is a crucial part of university life. Expect to spend around £800-£1200 per month on living expenses, not including tuition fees. This estimated range will help you navigate the financial waters of student life in Plymouth, ensuring you can allocate funds wisely for a comfortable living and learning experience in this vibrant coastal city.

1. Food & Groceries - £400-£450/month

2. Transportation - £75-£90/month

3. Utilities - £120-£180/month

4. Laundry - £25-£30/month

5. Sports & Leisure - £300-£400/month

Student Travel in Plymouth

For those who have chosen Plymouth student accommodation, the city provides a variety of convenient public transportation options that are both affordable and accessible. Plymouth ensures that students can navigate their way around with ease, making their commutes from their student accommodation in Plymouth to various educational institutions and city hubs hassle-free.

Navigating through Plymouth is made simpler with a comprehensive public transport network:

1. Buses: The city has an extensive bus service that connects most parts of Plymouth. Numerous lines serve the area around popular student accommodation in Plymouth, offering frequent services throughout the day. Fares typically start from around £2, and students can benefit from purchasing a travel card such as the Plymouth Citybus pass, which can significantly reduce travel costs.

2. Rail: Plymouth railway station offers regional and national connections, ideal for students planning trips or visiting home. The average ticket price to travel intercity is approximately £73. Fares vary based on destination and booking time, with advanced purchases usually offering the best deals.

3. Cycling: Plymouth is bike-friendly, with dedicated cycling paths and bike storage facilities available at many student accommodations. It's a cost-effective and healthy means of travel for short distances.

4. Walking: Given the proximity of top universities in the city, walking is also a popular option for students looking to save money and get some exercise. It is the perfect setting to have a routine and healthy lifestyle around your Plymouth student accommodation.

Student Living and Lifestyle in Plymouth

Student accommodation in 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 Drury Lane, 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. Additionally, the Royal William Yard has landscaped gardens along its waterfront promenade. The Devonport Park on 9RGG+9M and the Elizabethan Garden on 34 New St at Mount Edgcumbe House are also popular green spaces in Plymouth. There are many bars, clubs, and live music venues to select from the vibrant nightlife that Plymouth offers, such as Revolution Plymouth Bar Rakuda and The Blues Bar & Grill, to name a few. Popular districts for nighttime entertainment include The Hoe, which has a variety of bars and clubs to suit all preferences. The restaurants and clubs are open almost most of the time during the day.

Plymouth Tourist Attractions

With its rich maritime heritage and vibrant cultural scene, Plymouth offers an array of popular tourist attractions. From the iconic Mayflower Steps to the serene beauty of the Hoe, Plymouth combines historical significance with natural charm, making it a must-visit for travellers. Enthusiasts of history, nature, and marine life will find this coastal city to be a treasure trove of experiences.

1. Mayflower Steps

2. Plymouth Hoe

3. National Marine Aquarium

4. Royal William Yard

5. Plymouth Barbican

6. Smeaton's Tower

7. The Box

8. Saltram House

9. Plymouth Pavilions

10. Devonport Naval Heritage Centre

Universities In Plymouth

Boasting a vibrant academic scene, Plymouth is a city known for its prestigious institutions of higher education. The locality proudly hosts a range of universities that cater to students from all corners of the globe.

1. Plymouth Marjon University

2. University of Plymouth

3. Plymouth College of Arts

4. dBs Institute Plymouth

5. City College Plymouth

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