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Portland Street, Basil House is one of the most popular and lavish student accommodation in Manchester, providing students with a truly exceptional experience. Present near Ohayo Tea Cafe, you will find a wide range of stylish studios and two beds apartments on offer; all fully furnished with en-suite studio rooms and fitted kitchens. Portland Street, Basil House also offers students some of the largest bedrooms available to rent in Manchester. High-speed Wi-fi throughout the building and all utility bills are included in the rent. Portland Street, Basil House Has some of the most amazing social spaces including chic modern furniture, quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, plank vinyl flooring, in-unit laundry, premium views and so much more to balance your errands and academic life in the Manchester student accommodation options. There are also communal study rooms for you to have a group study with your friends, bookable dining rooms and a beautiful urban view.


University of Manchester is at a 8-minute distance and University of Law is also nearby to the property that makes it a great student accommodation in Manchester. You will find many Manchester restaurants and bars in this popular area, not very far from Manchester Portland Street, Basil House. Many cities' retail and leisure hubs are near this and another popular road called Portland Street. Furthermore, you can hop onto a train from Manchester Central Train Station and visit nearby cities like Salford or catch a bus from a nearby Bus Stop which is only a short walk away from the property and Manchester City Taxi Service is also present nearby the student accommodation. 


This property is not only spacious but also perfect for University students. Along with amazing amenities included in the bills, the staff here is very accommodating and helpful. The 24*7 assistance gives you a comfortable student life. Security services and CCTV makes your stay safe and secure. The peaceful surroundings and lively study room helps you in your studies. In all, Portland Street, Basil House student accommodation provides the best accommodation experience, to keep the right balance of study and social life.

Community Amenities

Smart Technologies
Video intercom systems
On-site Laundry Room
In-house Maintenance team
Secure entry

Apartment Amenities

Water, electricity and hyperfast Wi-Fi
Underfloor heating, heat pumps and more
Bed
Desk & Chair
Bedside table

Bills Included

WiFi
Electricity
Water
Heating

Safety and Security

24hr security
CCTV

Configurations

1 Bedroom Apartment (Large)£298/week/person
Offers1
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£150

Room Amenities

Water, electricity and hyperfast Wi-Fi
Underfloor heating, heat pumps and more
Bed
Desk & Chair
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Duration:52 week
Move in:1 Sep, 2022
£298/week
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1 Bedroom Penthouse Apartment (Large)£318/week
Offers1
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£150
Duration:52 week
Move in:1 Sep, 2022
£318/week
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2 Bedroom Duplex Apartment (Medium)£410/week
Offers1
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Deposit£150
Duration:52 week
Move in:1 Sep, 2022
£410/week
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2 Bedroom Apartment ( Extra Large)£500/week
Offers1
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Deposit£150
Duration:52 week
Move in:1 Sep, 2022
£500/week
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2 Bedroom Apartment (Large)£500/week
Offers1
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Deposit£150
Duration:52 week
Move in:1 Mar, 2022
£500/week
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3 Bedroom Duplex Apartment (Large)£648/week
Offers1
Deposit£150
Duration:52 week
Move in:1 Sep, 2022
£648/week
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2 Bedroom Apartment (Medium)£382/week
Sold Out
Offers1
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Deposit£150
Duration:52 week
Move in:1 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£382/week
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2 Bedroom Duplex Apartment (Large)£500/week
Sold Out
Offers1
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Deposit£150
Duration:52 week
Move in:1 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£500/week
Looking to book this unit? Join Waitlist

Booking Details

Cancellation Policy:-


1. Your rights to end the contract (and cancel your online booking)

1.1.1. If you want to end the contract (and cancel your online booking) because of something they have done or have told you they are going to do, see paragraph 2;ther there is anything wrong with it, how they are performing and when you decide to end the contract:

8.1.1. If you want to end the contract (and cancel your online booking) because of something they have done or have told you they are going to do, see paragraph 2;

1.1.2. If you have just changed your mind about the online booking, see paragraph 3. You may be able to get a refund if you are within the cooling-off period (and have not waived your cooling-off rights);

1.1.3. In all other cases (if they are not at fault and there is no right to change your mind), see paragraph 9.

1.2. Ending the contract because of something they have done or are going to do. If you are ending the contract (and cancelling your online booking) for a reason set out at paragraphs 2.1 to 1.2.3 below, the contract will end immediately and they will refund you in full for any holdings fees paid and you may also be entitled to compensation. The reasons are:

1.2.1. they have told you about an upcoming change to the property in respect of which you have placed an online booking or to these terms which you do not agree to;

1.2.2. there is a risk that supply of  services may be significantly delayed because of events outside their control (see paragraph 3);

1.2.3. you have a legal right to end the contract because of something they have done wrong.

1.3. Exercising your right to change your mind (Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013). Pursuant to the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013, you have a right to cancel this contract (and receive a full refund) within 14 days following acceptance of your online booking and may do so by completing and returning the Model Cancellation Form attached to these terms at Schedule 1. they cannot provide services to you during this period unless you confirm to us when completing your online booking that you agree to us doing so and are aware that, by confirming this, you will lose your right to cancel under the Consumer Contracts Regulations (and by completing your online booking you are confirming to us that you agree to this). If you do not agree to us providing services immediately, they will not be able to mark the property as unavailable to the public or remove it from Site or begin processing your application until the expiry of the 14 day period (and others may complete an online booking in respect of the property during that period).


2. Ending the contract where they are not at fault and there is no right to change your mind.

Even if they are not at fault and you do not have a right to change your mind (see paragraph 1), you can still end your contract with us at any time before you enter into a tenancy agreement, but you will not be entitled to a refund of any part of the holding fee you have paid (which includes the initial holding fee and any balance payment). If you want to end your contract where they are not at fault and you do not have a right to change your mind, just contact us to let us know and they will let you know whether such cancellation is possible and, if it is possible, will let you know any consequences of such cancellation.


2.1    The Initial Holding Deposit is refundable in full in the following circumstances:-

o    The Proposed Landlord withdraws the Property and cancels the reservation OR

o    Where all parties have taken all reasonable steps to enter into a Tenancy Agreement but did not sign the Tenancy Agreement by the deadline for agreement OR

o    Where the Proposed Tenant/s* provided accurate information to the Proposed Landlord or Agent and the Proposed Landlord declines to enter into a Tenancy Agreement prior to the deadline.

In all of the above, the Initial Holding Deposit will be refunded in full to the Proposed Tenant within 7 days of the deadline for agreement, or within 7 days of the Proposed Landlords decision if it is before the deadline for agreement.


2.2    The Proposed Landlord does not have to refund any of the Initial Holding Deposit in the following circumstances:-

o    Where the Proposed Tenant/s* provide false or misleading information that the Proposed Landlord may reasonably believe impacts on their decision whether to offer a Tenancy Agreement to the Proposed Tenant OR

o    Where the Proposed Tenant/s* cancel their reservation prior to the deadline for agreement and the Proposed Landlord and/or Agent have acted in a reasonable manner towards the Proposed Tenant/s* OR

o    Where, prior to paying the Initial Holding Deposit, the Proposed Tenant/s* have confirmed to the Proposed Landlord or their Agent that they have sufficient proof to establish permanent or time limited right to rent in England, and subsequent checks reveal this is not the case OR


o    Where the Proposed Landlord and/or Agent have taken all reasonable steps to enter into a Tenancy Agreement by the deadline for agreement and the Proposed Tenant does not take all reasonable steps to enter into a Tenancy Agreement.

Examples of the parties taking reasonable steps include, but are not limited to, providing sufficient information to collect references, contacting all referees in a timely fashion to allow for responses, performing credit checks, attending an appointment to verify the Proposed Tenants right to rent status, providing the security deposit and rent no later than the deadline for agreement.

Payment Details

Booking Info:-

Pay Holding deposit of GBP 150 to secure you room.


Mode of Payments:-

They accept payment by most major debit and credit cards

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the rent?

They do have some pre-release rooms available at City Point and Shaw Street. These rooms are currently priced at 99pw on a 46 week contract. Book early to avoid disappointment!

How long is the contract?

46 weeks minimum.

What are the payment options?

You can pay your full year in advance or they can break it down into 3 termly instalments with an initial payment. You must advise  when you secure your room which option you would like so they can set it out in your payment plan in your Tenancy Agreement.

Do I need a guarantor?

Yes, if you wish to pay in installments you must have a guarantor. The guarantor must be a UK resident & in full time employment. They are named on and will countersign your Tenancy Agreement and are legally responsible to ensure you comply with the terms of your contract including paying any rent or costs. Your Guarantor will be required to pass a formal credit check with our referencing company before they can be accepted. They will be asked to provide detailed information to prove affordability, including details for their own income and you should let them know this in advance to avoid any embarrassment.

Which bills are included in the rent?

Your rent includes heating, electric & water costs. Broadband internet connection is also included, subject to a fair

What about Council Tax?

All residents are required to be full time students and on this basis qualify for Council Tax exemption. You will need to contact the Council to obtain your own exemption certificate and a copy must be given to our team!

Do I need a TV License?

You are responsible for purchasing a TV Licence for the TV in your room. property will obtain necessary licenses for communal TVs.

Do I need contents insurance?

They recommend you take out adequate cover for all of your personal belongings. Specialist student contents products are available.

Can I share with my friends?

Yes, just let them know their names when you apply and make sure they do the same and they will allocate you rooms together. Unfortunately, they cannot guarantee all share requests, the earlier you apply the better.

How will I know who I will be living with?

As you look forward to moving into your chosen development you will probably want to get to know the students that you will be living with.  

Can I request a single sex flat?

Yes, they will match your requests whenever possible when rooms are allocated. Unfortunately they cannot guarantee all requests. The earlier you apply, the better.

How many students will I be sharing with?

This depends, as there are different size clusters within each building. We can always hear out your queries.

Are double occupancy rooms available?

A limited number of double occupancy rooms are available and an additional charge rental charge will apply.

Is there any car parking?

There are limited car parking spaces available at. The property cannot accept responsibility for loss or damage of property or vehicles parked in or around our properties. All vehicles are parked at the owners own risk.

Can I bring my bicycle?

They have bike storage facilities at every site. You will need to bring your own quality lock; locks are the most effective. A refundable deposit may be required for a key to access the bike storage at your building, please see the property team for details.

What are the security arrangements ?

In-house security personnel look after the property sites exclusively. They are based on site at various times and are available at all times via an emergency number 24 hours. You will find these details in your welcome pack on arrival. There is also CCTV coverage throughout the buildings in the communal areas and within the shared living spaces at City Point and Shaw Street. CCTV is recorded 24/7 for security purposes.

Can I see a copy of the Tenancy Agreement?

Yes, a copy of a standard Tenancy Agreement is available and can be sent via email or hard copy. Please contact the property students team if you would like a copy or have any queries regarding this document.

What do I need to bring when I move in?

You can download full checklist here but here are a few things to consider.


Bedding & Towels dont forget to check the bed size, most of beds are three-quarter double (which is 4 ft), but The Bridewell is mainly standard double (which is 4ft 6in). 


Kitchen Equipment they supply the cookers, microwaves, kettles and kitchen sink! You will need to bring your own equipment for cooking and crockery, cutlery.

 

Housekeeping they supply a vacuum cleaner, dustpan and brush, mop and bucket and an ironing board for your convenience. You will need to bring your own iron, washing up equipment, laundry powders and cleaning products. Dont forget your loo rolls!

Your own personal belongings whatever you need to make you comfortable. There are a few items not allowed at accommodation, these are listed in the code of conduct as well as your tenancy agreement and include candles, oil burners, tea lights, oil heaters, fairy lights, deep fat fryers or chip pans, laser pens and also any large items of furniture or equipment

Does the place have smoking section.

No, currently we do not have a smoking section. However you can smoke outside the premises.

Can i book early before the semester starts?

Absolutely!

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