Powis Place, Aberdeen

Powis Pl, Aberdeen, AB25 3TX, United Kingdom
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0.7 mi from Aberdeen
0.7 mi from City Center( 14m. 6m. 4m)
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North East Scotland College | 0.4 mi
University of Aberdeen | 0.6 mi
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About the Property

Powis Place located at Powis Pl, Aberdeen AB25 3TX, UK stands out as a highly sought-after student accommodation in Aberdeen. Offering a wide range of studio, en-suite, and bedroom apartments, catering to diverse preferences and needs. In the vicinity of revered institutions like the University of Aberdeen, North East Scotland College, and the prestigious Marischal College, students are perfectly positioned for academic pursuits. Robert Gordon University and The James Hutton Institute are also conveniently accessible, marking Powis Place Aberdeen student accommodation as an ideal choice for scholars in the region.

Aberdeen, often celebrated for its historic charm and modern vitality, is a compelling city for students to call home. The city of Aberdeen, often known as the Granite City due to its iconic grey stone architecture, is a vibrant educational hub, making Powis Place student accommodation in Aberdeen a fantastic choice for students. Powis Place Aberdeen sits in a locale brimming with a vibrant student population that contributes to the city's dynamic atmosphere. As Scotland's third-largest city, Aberdeen boasts a substantial student population, enriched history, and consistently high university rankings. Known for its cultural richness, Aberdeen is home to numerous museums, galleries, and the famous Aberdeen International Youth Festival. A cultural melting pot, the city hosts numerous festivals, events, and activities which are accentuated by the rich history and picturesque architecture unique to the region. Near Powis Place student accommodation, landmarks such as Marischal College and the lush greenery of local parks provide students with inspiring study backdrops and leisure spaces. Powis Place Aberdeen guarantees that residents not only enjoy the city's attractions but also a comfortable and convenient lifestyle with a range of room amenities and shared facilities. Embrace the heritage and student-friendly environment of Aberdeen with Powis Place student accommodation, your ideal home.

Features

Powis Place in Aberdeen  offers a diverse range of room types tailored to suit every student's needs. In ensuite rooms, you'll find plenty of storage space, a desk, and chair, ensuring a conducive environment for studying. The room amenities include essential appliances such as an oven, microwave, kettle, and toaster, as well as a dining table for shared meals.

For those opting for studio living, Powis Place offers spacious accommodations featuring a desk with three drawers, ideal for organising study materials. Large windows provide ample natural light, enhancing the living experience. The room is equipped with a notice pin board, wardrobe, and a kitchenette complete with a combi-oven, kettle, toaster, and dining table.

If you prefer the privacy of a bedroom apartment, you'll find all the essentials for comfortable living. The room amenities include a wardrobe, bed, study desk with three drawers, notice pin board, and a desk and chair. The kitchen is fully equipped offering the convenience of home-cooked meals.

Your rent at Powis Place includes essential utilities such as WiFi, electricity, water, heater, and contents insurance, providing peace of mind. Residents can also take advantage of a wide range of common amenities, including high-speed WiFi, a courtyard, parking (additional charge), pool table, communal lounge, roof terrace, bike storage, recycling facilities, vending machine, disabled access, communal TV, cleaner, central location, gym, laundry room, onsite maintenance, and CCTV for safety and security. Powis Place offers more than just accommodation; it provides a vibrant and supportive community where students can thrive academically and socially.

Location and What's Hot?

Centrally located in the bustling city of Aberdeen, Powis Place student accommodation is ideally positioned to offer students a perfect mix of academic and leisure opportunities. For those pursuing academic excellence, Powis Place student accommodation is a short distance away from leading educational institutions such as the prestigious University of Aberdeen and Marischal College. Not to mention, North East Scotland College and The James Hutton Institute are easily accessible for those looking to expand their horizons. Every aspect of this location ensures that students enjoy a well-rounded lifestyle, blending studies with pleasure and recreation.

Around Powis Place Aberdeen, residents will find a tantalising selection of restaurants that cater to all tastes, from local delicacies to international cuisines. Maggie's Grill and The Manchurian are popular haunts for delectable meals. When it comes to cafes, there are numerous trendy spots like Kilau Coffee and The Cat in the Window Cafe where you can enjoy a cosy atmosphere. The nearby Union Square Shopping Centre is a haven for grocery shopping and retail therapy.

For a touch of culture and leisure, students can explore iconic Aberdeen sites such as the grand Aberdeen Art Gallery and the historical St Machar's Cathedral. Taking a break from studies is convenient with beautiful parks such as Seaton Park and Duthie Park located within the precinct. In case of any medical emergencies, the proximity of Aberdeen Royal Infirmary offers peace of mind.

For those seeking a night out, the accommodation is surrounded by vibrant bars and nightlife options, with The Bobbin and BrewDog Aberdeen offering a cheerful ambiance and craft beers. Powis Place Aberdeen ensures that students have quick access to an exciting student life experience, making their stay not just about education, but also about personal growth and enjoyment in the dynamic city of Aberdeen.

Commute

Powis Place Aberdeen, offers unparalleled ease of access to various modes of transportation, making commuting around the vibrant city of Aberdeen a breeze. Bus stops like Fraser Place and Powis Lane are mere steps away from your residence. It’s not just about the proximity; it’s about the seamless connectivity that empowers students to explore Aberdeen with confidence. Moreover, you'll find the Aberdeen railway station not far off, enabling jaunts to neighbouring towns or a smooth journey back home during breaks. Likewise Aberdeen Ferry Terminal rounds out the urban transport mix, making sure that wherever you need to be in Aberdeen, you're always connected. Living in Powis Place Aberdeen you're at the heart of the city's pulse, with easy access to its comprehensive transport network.

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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.

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: 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.

  • 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.

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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Aberdeen Student Accommodation

Finding suitable Aberdeen student accommodation, Scotland, may feel a challenge; however, amber eases the process for students coming from around the world. Thousands of students enrol at the University of Aberdeen, Robert Gordon University, and many more universities, creating a shortage of suitable Aberdeen student accommodation for many. Since off campus student accommodation in Aberdeen is affordable, you can choose from a range of room configurations available, including ensuites, studios, and bedroom apartments.

Located in Scotland, the port city of Aberdeen is pocket-friendly compared to other cities in the United Kingdom. All student houses in Aberdeen are built keeping in mind student's comfort and needs. The city has something for everybody, and you can find shared room options and private studios according to her budget. While offering comfort and top-class amenities, the student apartments in Aberdeen are also close to facilities such as cafes, eateries, bars, and shopping stores. Some of the popular Aberdeen student accommodation options near the city centre are Spring Gardens, Trinity Court, Mealmarket Exchange, and many more

About Aberdeen

Situated in North East Scotland, Aberdeen, a city steeped in cultural heritage and economic prowess, stands as the third most populous city in Scotland. Known for its maritime history and as a global centre for offshore oil expeditions, this Granite City boasts impressive architecture, rich in granite structures that twinkle under the sun. Aberdeen's economic growth is closely tied to its oil industry, but it's also a bustling hub for education, with a sizeable student population contributing to the lively academia.

Students looking for Aberdeen student accommodation will find a plethora of options that cater to diverse needs and preferences. From vibrant neighbourhoods in the city centre that offer a mix of contemporary living and historical charm to tranquil spots ideal for focused academic pursuits, accommodation in Aberdeen encompasses a spectrum of selections. As a city with a QS Student Cities index ranking that attests to its desirability for students, Aberdeen continues to blend tradition and modernity, making it an excellent locale for those seeking academic achievement amidst a backdrop of cultural richness and economic stability.

Best Student Accommodation in Aberdeen

Students require a number of essential things while studying at universities. The daily needs can stress a student, but one of the essential requirements for students is finding an ideal student accommodation. A good student accommodation impacts the whole student journey as well as shapes a student’s personal and social growth. While choosing the perfect Aberdeen student accommodation, you must consider factors such as sustainability, lifestyle, and commuting services before choosing an ideal student accommodation. With amber, you can find a range of Aberdeen student accommodation options that cater to their specific needs and preferences. The options for private Aberdeen student accommodation is easily accessible to an array of cafes, restaurants and stores, making it an ideal choice for students. Here are some of the popular accommodation options to include:

1. Linksfield 

2. Powis Place

3. Pittodrie Street

4. Justice Mill Studios

5. Fraser Studios

6. The Combworks

7. Caledon Court

8. 207 King Street

9. Froghall

10. 403 King Street

Cost of Living in Aberdeen

Aberdeen student accommodation offers some of the most economical student lifestyles. A lot of factors, such as the location of the Aberdeen student accommodation, the rent, personal preferences and spending habits, come into play when it comes to the cost of living. Below is the detailed guide to the expenses that you must consider:

1. Food: £100-£150/week

2. Gas and electricity: £50-£70/week

3. Internet & mobile phone: £30-£50/week

4. Dinner at a restaurant: £50-£150/week

5. Laundry: £25-£40/week

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £20-£30/week

7. Clothing: £50-£75/month

8. Travel (buses, trams, and trains): £90-£150/month

Student Travel Aberdeen

Getting around the city of Aberdeen is relatively easy and doesn't require much effort at all. Almost all the student apartments in Aberdeen are located in and around the city and are well-connected via the city’s public transport. Students choose to travel by public transport as it is inexpensive, and transit cards are offered such that they become economical. Besides commuting by bus or train, students can also use cycles or walk to get around the city. Hiring private cars or carpooling can also be another way to get around the city from your student housing Aberdeen property. Here are some transport links near your Aberdeen student accommodation:

1. Bus

Stagecoach Bus and First Bus are listed city bus services in Aberdeen. These buses run from the north and south of the city. Students can go for either contactless or cash payments for the bus fares. Single-journey ticket prices start from approximately £2 for adults. You can take the Aberdeen Bus Station, Airyhall Drive bus stop, and Erskine Street bus stop located near your Aberdeen student accommodation

2. Train

Aberdeen railway station is the leading UK rail network, and Abellio ScotRail has frequent direct trains to major cities where you can travel. Students can book their tickets in advance or buy them when they travel. The anytime single fare is approximately £41.80, and the booking fee can be as low as £5.

3. Cycling: Cycling is the most popular and sustainable way of travelling. There are several beautiful and safe cycling trails available in and around the city. In addition, you will also find secure bike/cycle storage spaces and facilities at your student accommodation in Aberdeen.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Aberdeen

Aberdeen is one of the busiest cities in Scotland. The hustling and bustling can be heard loudly until late at night in this city. The city has a wide range of cultural activities, amenities, and museums. Various options Aberdeen student accommodation are in prime locations where students can easily explore the best parts of the city.

Apart from this, there are many places where students can relax and have a peaceful time. Bars and pubs are everywhere to give students the time of their life. You can visit the Union Cafe & Bistro, Cafe Society, Cafe Cognito, and The Long Dog Cafe when you’re craving good coffee. Enjoy a good meal at The Braided Fig, Chaophraya, Mi Amore, and No.10 Bar and Restaurant. Love to party? Then head to Northern Bar, Molly Malones, and Prince of Wales. Malls, open spaces, and other recreational centres are all up for grabs for students to enjoy their leisure time peacefully. The Aberdeen Art Gallery, The Aberdeen Maritime Museum, and the Marischal Museum are widely renowned museums in the city. It is also home to many cultural and youth festivals like the Aberdeen International Youth Festival, The Aberdeen Student Show, and InterVarsity Folk Dance Festival. If you love the outdoors, you can explore Duthie Park, Johnston Gardens, and Garden Roof Park. Students can see what suits them best and get the best out of what the city offers.

Aberdeen Tourist Attractions

With so many captivating tourist attractions and things to do, it's no wonder Aberdeen is among the most famous cities in the world. The picturesque views, historical palaces, green spaces, and traditions make it intriguing and attract a large group of people, especially students new to the city. Some popular attractions accessible from your student accommodation in Aberdeen include:

1. Aberdeen Maritime Museum
2. The Gordon Highlanders Museum
3. Aberdeen Art Gallery
4. Slains Castle
5. His Majesty’s Theatre
6. Hazlehead Park

Universities in Aberdeen

There are many universities in Aberdeen offering a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees across disciplines like marketing, law, business, medicine, and engineering. Here are a few universities situated near your Aberdeen student accommodation:

1. University of Aberdeen

2. Robert Gordon University

3. Marischal College

4. North East Scotland College

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