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Potterrow is the perfect student accommodation in Edinburgh. Located directly opposite the University of Edinburgh, the property is great for new students in the city. They are also just a short walk from Edinburgh College of Art, and a bus ride from Edinburgh Napier University and many other colleges.


Located at 16-18 Potterrow, EH8 9BL, this property offers you great connectivity throughout the fascinating city of Edinburgh. You can walk around and after a short stroll, find yourself surrounded by restaurants, bars, shops and scenic views where you can make the most of your time as a student. Amazing public transport systems such as the bus with nearby bus stations allow you to travel throughout the city without any hassle!


Choose from their en suite studios or shared apartments equipped with all the essentials for your stay, plus they don't charge extra if you're sharing as a couple. Enjoy a spacious work area, storage and small double bed. Each studio comes with its own en suite shower room and private mini-kitchen. In the shared apartments, you'll share a fully-fitted kitchen/living area, as well as a bathroom with both a shower and bath. Weekly bathroom and kitchen cleaning are included in your rent! They also have great social spaces with games and a study area for when it's time to work hard.


Their students love living at Potterrow. 97% of students appreciated  their location and were pleased with the level of security in this year's National Student Housing Survey.

distance to

University of Edinburgh

2 Minutes' Walk


Edinburgh College of Art

12 Minutes' Walk


Edinburgh Napier University

17 Minutes' by Bus


Heriot-Watt University

49 Minutes' Bus


Edinburgh Waverley Station

8 Minutes' Walk

Apartment Amenities

Small Double Bed
Work Space
Shared Shower Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen/living spaces
USB wall socket
High Speed Broadband
Shower
Shelving space
Sink
Desk & Chair
Wifi

Community Amenities

Social Space
Quiet Study Area
Laundry
Cycle store
Dedicated On-site Team
Ping Locker
Social Events
Vending Machines
Contents Insurance
Secured Deposits
ANUK accreditation
Cleaning service

Bills Included

WiFi
Water
Electricity
Heating

Safety and Security

CCTV

Configurations

Bronze Shared Apartment£174/week/person
Sold Out
Offers6
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area11 - 12 sqm
Deposit£150

Take to their own well-designed bedroom, with its small double bed, study space and generous storage, plus shared use of the fully-fitted kitchen/living area and stylish bathroom.

Duration:42 week
Move in:4 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£174/week
Duration:51 week
Move in:4 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£174/week
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Silver Shared Apartment£180/week/person
Sold Out
Offers6
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area11 - 12 sqm
Deposit£150

Choose Silver and be presented will all the same great fixtures and fittings of Bronze but now with an excellent choice of views either looking onto Potterrow or South College Street. Room sizes 11-12 sqm.

Duration:42 week
Move in:4 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£180/week
Duration:51 week
Move in:4 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£180/week
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Gold Shared Apartment£186/week/person
Sold Out
Offers6
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area11 - 12 sqft
Deposit£150

Their penthouse level offers the best in top-floor study bedrooms complete with a small double bed, work station and generous storage, plus the shared living space, fully-fitted kitchens and bathroom.

Duration:42 week
Move in:4 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£186/week
Duration:51 week
Move in:4 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£186/week
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Bronze Studio£267/week/person
Sold Out
Offers6
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£150

Brand new studios with small double bed, loads of storage, plenty of work space, en-suite shower and own private mini-kitchen!

Duration:51 week
Move in:4 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£267/week
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Gold Studio£273 - £279/week/person
Sold Out
Offers6
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£150

Their biggest studio with all the same great features. Why not share with other half, they don't charge extra on any of their studios for couples wanting to share!

Duration:51 week
Move in:4 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£279/week
Duration:28 week
Sold Out£273/week
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Silver Studio£274/week/person
Sold Out
Offers6
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£150

Same great feature as the Bronze, but with loads more space!

Duration:51 week
Move in:4 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£274/week
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Booking Details

Cancellation Policy:-


Risk-Free Bookings for 2021/22 Book your accommodation for the 2021/22 academic year before 30th June 2021 and cancel on or before that date with no penalty. Only valid for direct bookings and bookings made via International Agents. Bookings made under University nomination agreements are excluded from this offer. Only valid for tenancies of more than 43 weeks. 


Cancellations must be made via email to the Residents Team of the accommodation booked and must be received on or before 23:59 on Wednesday 30th June 2021. Any advance rent payments made will be refunded once we have confirmed the cancellation of the booking. This offer may be removed or amended at any time. After the 30th June we operate a 72 hour cooling off period up to the 31st July so if your circumstances change you can cancel your booking. 


To cancel your booking you need to email the Residents Team within 72 hours of signing your Tenancy Agreement. You will then be refunded your advance rent contribution payment. From the 1st August the cooling off period is reduced to 24 hours. Once the Cooling Off period has expired, you can cancel your booking if: 

You do not have a visa to enter the UK 

You have not acquired the grades to be offered a place at the chosen university 

You have failed to achieve the grades to continue your study at university In these circumstances, you can cancel your booking prior to the tenancy start date by providing evidence to the General Manager within 72 hours of being notified. Please send your UCAS notification/ Visa refusal documentation to the General Manager within 72 hours of receiving it. 


There are no other circumstances when we will accept a request for a cancellation either before or during the tenancy. It may be possible with the Landlords agreement to transfer your obligations to someone else who is eligible to live at the property. There is no obligation on our part to find you a replacement tenant. You can advertise your accommodation or undertake your own search for a replacement tenant. If you find a replacement tenant we will need to do some basic checks to confirm their eligibility to take over the tenancy. 


Before we will accept a new tenant your account and all obligations need to be up to date and any rent due up to the changeover will need to be paid. Once the new person has signed the tenancy agreement and made the first rent payment they will take responsibility for future rent payments and all other obligations as stated in the agreement. 

Payment Details

Booking Info:-

Advance rent payment: GBP 150.

Deposit is GBP 150 you will need to pay before move in.


Rent Payments:

Pay in Full .

Pay in 4 instalments.

Pay in monthly instalments, if one can demonstrate that he/she is in receipt of a monthly bursary.


Mode of Payment:

Pay using a debit card or a credit card (with 2% surcharge) online, over the phone or at the reception.

Or pay via Pay-to-Study for easy bank transfer.

Frequently Asked Questions

When Can I Move In?

A few weeks before arrival, you will be invited to book a move-in slot by your Accommodation Team.  This can be booked via their student portal once we've let you know check-in slots are available.

Can I choose a certain room?

Absolutely! Floors, flats and room numbers are available to select during the online booking process.

Can we book as a group?

Of course! For locations with shared student apartments, group booking can be completed easily online. One member of the group just needs to register and when asked to Create a group booking, give the group a name and log in. Complete everyone's personal details and then pay the booking fee. When done, the rest of the group has 24 hours to register, select Join a group booking and pay their booking fee and thats it your perfect flatshare is secured!

What deposit do I need?

To secure your room you only need to pay the booking fee the amount varies across locations so look at each building individually for details. This becomes your damage deposit in case of any little mishaps while living with them. The booking fee is non-refundable but the good thing is that you'll get it back if nothings owing for damage or outstanding rent at the end of your stay. Deposits are fully secured by the Tenancy Deposit Scheme in England and Wales or the My Deposits scheme in Scotland. 

Can I have pets?

Sorry, pets of any shape or size aren't allowed.

Can I order bedding and Kitchen packs?

Yes! You can.

Do I need a TV Licence?

Whether they supply the TV or if you bring your own, or watch it through 4TV or the BBC iPlayer, you'll need to have a valid TV Licence unless they tell you were covering it. 

What is the policy on Guests staying in my room?

They are all grown-ups here, so of course, occasional overnight guests are allowed. Please don't invite someone to stay for more than three consecutive nights though, and always check with your flatmates first that they're ok with extra house guests.

Can I smoke?

Smoking is not allowed in any private and communal areas including bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens and all internal social spaces. Designated smoking areas can be found outside of the building.

Will my room be inspected?

Your apartment or studio will be fully inspected at least three times during your tenancy. Well keep an eye on cleanliness and hope not to see any damage and missing items. After each inspection, they will tell you if any charges will need to be made to put something right. You will be invoiced immediately for recharges for the first two inspections and on the final inspection, a deduction will be made from your deposit. 

How do I collect my post?

Depending on which Property Management location is yours, post may be delivered directly through your door by Royal Mail or collected from on-site post boxes. Fresh accepts larger parcel deliveries at reception, but they accept no liability for loss or damage.

Do I need to move out over Christmas and Easter holidays?

No, your room is yours for the whole of your tenancy. You only need to move out at the end of the agreement.

Will get my deposit back?

Your deposit is registered with a Government-approved Tenancy Deposit Scheme. As long as your room is clean and nothing is missing or damaged from your stay, they will aim to get your deposit back to you within 10 working days.

Is visitor parking available?

All their student accommodation is centrally located, close to good public transport links and other facilities, so you should be able to get around easily without a car. A small number of sites have limited parking, available at an additional charge, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Is there a laundry on-site?

Yes, so please don't bring any portable washing machines with you! There are on-site laundries at all of their student accommodation locations at an additional charge.

Can I choose who I live with?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you enlist the details of friends that you would like to live with in the booking form with us.

Can I choose my room?

Rooms are allotted on first cum first served basis.

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 at. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy please note there is a room move admin fee of 50.00, you would also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move. A room move would be impacted by the availability at the time of the request and if there is a waiting list for the requested room or flat type. Should your requested room move result in moving to more expensive accommodation then yourself and the Guarantor shall be liable to pay the higher rent from the date the Tenant is given access to the more expensive accommodation.

Do you provide summer accommodation?

Yes, the summer accommodation of the same provider usually opens around March.

Do I have to move out in the holidays?

No, your room is yours for the full contract period! You wont have to move out in the holidays, so you wont have to remove your belongings every term. 

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