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Intro

Portsburgh court is a modern student accommodation, ideally located on 56 Lady Lawson Street, Edinburgh. The student housing is in a great city-centre location close to the University of Edinburgh. Portsburgh Court is a perfect choice if you are looking for student accommodation. You can choose from a range of stylish shared en-suites or modern private studios, according to your requirements. If you want to have your own private space, then Studio apartments have fully furnished kitchen, dining area, comfortable bed, ample storage space, study area so that you can study in peace and each room comes fully furnished

Dual occupancy is also available at no extra cost! In a shared apartment, with all these facilities, you will have a lounge too where you and your friends chill after a long tiring day at university. It's perfect for a comfortable lifestyle within easy reach of everything you need. Students choosing to stay in Portsburgh Court student housing will benefit from High-speed Wi-Fi, secure bike storage, contents insurance, flexible payment terms. Portsburgh Court also provides a communal lounge and outdoor courtyard so that you can chill with your friends, and socialise with other residents. For you to have a secure and convenient stay, there are CCTV cameras too. If you face any maintenance related issues, you can contact dedicated on-site maintenance team. Portsburgh Court provides everything you need for an exceptional student lifestyle, and you will undoubtedly enjoy quality Student Accommodation in  Portsburgh Court.

Distance to

- The University of Edinburgh is only 9-minutes walking distance.

- Arcadia University is approx. 16 minutes walk from the property.

- It will take only 13 minutes walk to reach Edinburgh Law School.

- Edinburgh Business school is only 13 minutes walk from Lady Nicolson Court.

- Western General Hospital takes 15 minutes to drive from student housing.

- The Edinburgh Clinic is only 13 minutes drive away from the property.

- If you don't feel like cooking after a long tiring day, you can head to Kanpai Sushi.

- You can chill with your friends in The footlights Bar and grill which opens till midnight and is very near to the property.

- The Royal Mile is less than 10 minutes walk, where you can enjoy shops, supermarkets and fantastic restaurants, allowing you to experience city living at its finest.

Apartment Facilities

High Speed Wifi
Contents insurance
Kitchen Cleans
Flexible Payment Terms
Washing Machine (Selected Rooms)

Community Facilities

Bike Storage
Maintenance Team
Social Calendar
Onsite Laundry Facilities
Outdoor Courtyard
In House Housekeeping
Communal Lounge
24/7 support

Configurations

Ensuite Silver£195/week

Tenancies

44 week£195/week
51 week£195/week
Offers3
Lease Duration44 week - 51 week
Available from05-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area18 sqm
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Room Facilities

Small double bed
Underbed storage, wardrobe, personal study space with desk and chair included in the room

Communal kitchen and living space with up to 5 ensuite rooms per flat

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Studio - Silver£255/week

Tenancies

44 week£255/week
51 week£255/week
Offers3
Lease Duration44 week - 51 week
Available from05-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area25 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

Features

3/4 bed with underbed storage
Self-contained kitchen
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Ensuite BronzeSold Out£179/week
Offers3
Lease Duration44 week - 51 week
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area15 - 16 sqm
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Features

3/4 bed with underbed storage
Communal kitchen and living space

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Communal kitchen and living space with up to 5 ensuite rooms per flat

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Studio - BronzeSold Out£225/week
Offers3
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Available from05-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area18 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

Features

3/4 bed with underbed storage
Self-contained kitchen
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Studio - GoldSold Out£265/week
Offers3
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Available from05-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area25 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

Room Features

Washer/Dryer
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Booking Details

COVID-19 Cancellation Policy

What happens about my booking for 2020/21? As long as you are still enrolled in university, you will be able to return to our property as you agreed when you rebooked. Well be delighted to welcome you back to your home. If the course start dates are delayed, then we will do all we can to help with this. Were also making a booking promise to you as further reassurance well email you directly with more information. 


Cancellation Policy

Bookings made after 6th November 20187-Day Cooling Off Period You can cancel your booking in writing or by sending an email directly to the Property Team within 7 days of accepting your tenancy agreement. If you decide to cancel your accommodation booking within these 7 days you will receive a full refund of your booking fee. No fees, no fuss.If you decide to cancel your booking following the 7-day cooling off period, the below procedures will apply depending on your circumstances:The following procedure applies to the below:

  • Failure to receive grades (all academic years)  
  • Failure to obtain VISA (all academic years)  
  • Studying in an alternative City  

If you secure your accommodation and then for the above reasons are no longer able to attend the affiliated University, official written evidence from the University (and/or UCAS/relevant VISA authorities) must be sent directly to the Property Team within 3 calendar days of the results or decision being published. If sufficient evidence is provided, you will be eligible for release from the tenancy agreement and the full booking fee will be returned.The following procedure applies to the below:

  • Change of mind  
  • Booking different accommodation  
  • Accepted onto a placement  

If you do not wish to live at Student Roost for the above reasons, you will be required to find a replacement person to take over your tenancy. The replacement person must be a student and match the preferences of the accommodation (e.g. female only flat). The replacement person must sign a contract for the entire length of your tenancy and secure this with payment of the booking fee. If a replacement is found, you will be released from your tenancy agreement and Student Roost will return your booking fee in full. Please note that your booking fee will be retained, and you will remain liable for all accommodation fees until a replacement person is found.Bookings on or after 1st AugustIf you book your accommodation after 1st August, your cooling off period will reduce to 24 hours only from point of acceptance. If you cancel your booking within these 24 hours, your full booking fee will be returned. Should you wish to cancel after these 24 hours, the previous procedures will take place depending on your circumstances.Cancellations following tenancy start date:If you book your accommodation on or after the tenancy start date, there will be no cooling off period. Should you wish to cancel, the below procedures will take place depending on your circumstances.The following procedure applies to the below:

  • Fail to make grades required to complete academic year  
  • Eviction from University  
  • Voluntarily withdrawn from University  

If you are unable to continue your studies at University and no longer will be a University student, you may be eligible to be released from your Student Roost tenancy. Your request to cancel must be submitted directly to the Property Team in writing or via email and be accompanied by sufficient evidence to your withdrawal and the reasons behind this.If you are granted a tenancy release, your deposit will be returned to you (minus any deductions relating to the condition of the Property upon your departure).The following procedure applies to the below:

  • Placement  
  • Single Semester Course  

If are required to cancel due to the above reasons, you will be required to find a replacement person for the remainder of your tenancy. The replacement person must sign a contract for the remaining length of your contract and secure this with payment of the booking fee. The replacement person must be a student and match the preferences of the accommodation (e.g. female only flat). If a replacement is found, you will be released from your tenancy agreement and Student Roost will return your deposit (minus any deductions relating to the condition of the Property upon your departure). Please note that your deposit will be retained, and you will remain liable for all accommodation fees until a replacement person is found.Illness/Extenuating CircumstancesIf you wish to leave the accommodation due to illness or any extenuating circumstances, this will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. The request to cancel must be made in writing or via email and any accompanying documentation must also be provided. Until a decision has been made, you will remain liable for all accommodation fees. If a tenancy release is not granted, you will be required to find a replacement person before you are released from your tenancy. If you are granted a tenancy release, your deposit will be returned to you (minus any deductions relating to the condition of the Property upon your departure).Bookings made before 6th November 2018Cancellations before 1st AugustYou can cancel your booking in writing or by sending an email directly to the Property Team at any time, prior to 1st August before your tenancy start date. Any customers who decide to cancel their accommodation booking prior to 1st August will receive a full refund of their booking fee. No fees, no fuss.  Cancellations after 1st August

If you book your accommodation after 1st August, you will be given a 24 hour cooling off period. If you cancel your booking within these 24 hours, your full booking fee will be returned. Should you wish to cancel after these 24 hours, the below procedures will take place depending on your circumstances.

The following procedure applies to the below:

  •         Failure to receive grades (all academic years)  
  •         Failure to obtain VISA (all academic years)  
  •         Studying in an alternative city  

If you secure your accommodation and then for the above reasons are no longer able to attend the affiliated University, official written evidence from the University (and/or UCAS/relevant VISA authorities) must be sent directly to the Property Team within 3 calendar days of the results or decision being published. If sufficient evidence is provided, you will be eligible for release from the tenancy agreement and the full booking fee will be returned.The following procedure applies to the below:

  •         Change of mind  
  •         Booking different accommodation  
  •         Accepted onto a placement  

If you do not wish to live at Student Roost for the above reasons, you will be required to find a replacement person to take over your tenancy. The replacement person must be a student and match the preferences of the accommodation (e.g. female only flat). The replacement person must sign a contract for the entire length of your tenancy and secure this with payment of the booking fee. If a replacement is found, you will be released from your tenancy agreement and Student Roost will return your booking fee in full. Please note that your booking fee will be retained, and you will remain liable for all accommodation fees until a replacement person is found.  Cancellations following tenancy start date:If you book your accommodation on or after the tenancy start date, there will be no cooling off period. Should you wish to cancel, the below procedures will take place depending on your circumstances.The following procedure applies to the below:

  •         Fail to make grades required to complete academic year  
  •         Eviction from University  
  •         Voluntarily withdrawn from University  

If you are unable to continue your studies at University and no longer will be a University student, you may be eligible to be released from your Student Roost tenancy. Your request to cancel must be submitted directly to the Property Team in writing or via email and be accompanied by sufficient evidence to your withdrawal and the reasons behind this.If you are granted a tenancy release, your deposit will be returned to you (minus any deductions relating to the condition of the Property upon your departure).  The following procedure applies to the below:

  •         Placement  
  •         Single Semester Course    

If are required to cancel due to the above reasons, you will be required to find a replacement person for the remainder of your tenancy. The replacement person must sign a contract for the remaining length of your contract and secure this with payment of the booking fee. The replacement person must be a student and match the preferences of the accommodation (e.g. female only flat). If a replacement is found, you will be released from your tenancy agreement and Student Roost will return your deposit (minus any deductions relating to the condition of the Property upon your departure). Please note that your deposit will be retained, and you will remain liable for all accommodation fees until a replacement person is found.Illness/Extenuating CircumstancesIf you wish to leave the accommodation due to illness or any extenuating circumstances, this will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. The request to cancel must be made in writing or via email and any accompanying documentation must also be provided. Cases may be escalated to the Tenancy Release Panel who will confirm their decision within 5 working days. Until a formal decision has been made, you will remain liable for all accommodation fees. If a tenancy release is not granted, you will be required to find a replacement person before you are released from your tenancy. If you are granted a tenancy release, your deposit will be returned to you (minus any deductions relating to the condition of the Property upon your departure).

Payment Details

Booking Deposit:

250 to confirm the booking. (Refundable at the end of tenancy)


Rent Payments:

Pay in Full

Pay in Instalment - 3 instalments due in October, January and April

Pay Monthly - Please inform about the same after making a booking

The guarantor can be any international guarantor, not necessarily UK based.


Mode of Payment:

Pay using a Credit Card, Debit Card or Bank Transfer

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What communal spaces are there?
The property offers excellent communal spaces and guarantees a fun-packed and fully inclusive social calendar for all the students to enjoy, all year round.


Q. How do I pay?
You get the choice on how you pay your rent. You can choose from annual, termly and monthly payment plans across the year. 


Q. Who is a guarantor?
Your guarantor is a person who agrees to pay your rent if you are unable to. The property will only contact your guarantor if there is a delay in payment. Your guarantor should be over 18 years of age. They should be in full time employment and a homeowner and/or renting accommodation.