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Scape Redfern, Sydney
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Scape Redfern, Sydney

Eveleigh St, Redfern, 2016, Australia
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About the Property

There are so many options for student accommodation in Sydney, but none are as chic and comfortable as Scape Redfern Sydney, located on Eveleigh St 2016. With a modern and premium building in a bustling and safe neighbourhood, the location doesn’t get any better than this. Many different types of rooms are available at Scape Redfern Sydney for the students to choose from. From Large studio apartments and 5-bed apartments to Medium twin apartments and Medium Studio apartments, they have it all.  The University of Notre Dame is just a walkable distance away from the student accommodation, while The University of Sydney, too, is in close proximity. In addition, SAE Institute is right around the corner with a short walkable distance. This proximity to the esteemed universities makes this student accommodation in Sydney the perfect location.

Scape has a very inclusive environment for everyone, so if any specific accessibility needs are required, they can be offered. Commuting to and from the student housing in Sydney won’t be a problem either, as the public transport in the city is fast and cheap, making it very convenient. The public transport stops are located very close to Scape Redfern Sydney, so getting to places will be fast. This student housing in Sydney is perfect because you get to experience the beautiful landmarks of the city, such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge as well as The Sydney Opera House, both of which are close to Scape Redfern Sydney. The city is the hub of iconic attractions and places to visit: from stunning beaches to cultural vibrance, it truly has something for everyone, making it another benefit to opt for Scape Redfern Sydney. Become a part of this amazing student accommodation in Sydney now!


The rooms are chic and modern, and the quality is amazing. The rooms are spacious and well-furnished and come with a flat-screen TV for you to catch up on your favourite shows and online series. You also get access to a comfortable study desk along with unlimited Wi-Fi. You also get a personal study desk to keep your coursework in check. For the chefs in our midst, you will receive a shared kitchen and a shared dining area. Not just this, you will also be treated to a personal dining area so you can enjoy your meals in peace.

Living at Scape Redfern Sydney provides students with the ultimate living experience. In addition to the amazing room amenities, you get stellar common amenities as well in this student housing in Sydney. The events program will help you break the ice with your new roommates and flatmates. The management community is always there to help you navigate your way, and the shared lounge is ever-present for you to chill in the quarters with your friends.

Location and What's Hot?

Located at Everleigh St, it is a lively and safe area to be in for the students. There are a number of restaurants, cafes, pubs and other tourist places nearby that can be easily accessed with public transport. There are many prestigious universities located close to Scape Redfern student accommodation, like The University of Notre and The University of Sydney are just a walkable distance away from the student accommodation, Curtin University Sydney is also in quite close proximity. The public transport in Sydney is very helpful in getting students where they need to be.

When the residents crave some nice food, restaurants in Sydney, including Japanese, Indian and Vegan restaurants. The Exhibition Hotel, Metro Aspire Hotel, Newtown North Indian Diner, Delhi o’ Delhi, Adina Apartment Hotel and Oxford House are a blessing for foodies. Later, students can go out for drinks at one of the lively bars in Sydney like Hustle and Flow Bar, The Trinity, Bar Cleveland, The Bearded Tit, Misfits and Tilly May’s, where they can have amazing cocktails. There are also a number of cafes in Sydney with nice snacks, like Blue Brew Cafe, Gibbons Street Cafe, Cafe Nookie, First Drop Cafe and Paddock on Crown. There are also a number of tourist attractions in Sydney as well like Luna Park, Powerhouse Museum, Hyde Park Barracks, Darling Harbour, Bridgeclimb Sydney and SEA LIFE Aquarium. Sydney has a beautiful coastline, so some of the beaches to visit are Bondi Beach, Bronte Beach, Gordons Bay, Many Beach, Palm Beach and Balmoral Beach. There are also a number of grocery stores and supermarkets nearby, like Woolworths Redfern, Foodworks Redfern, Coles Waterloo, Scoop Supermarket and ALDI.


The Sydney public transport system is very convenient and cheap, and so it is usually used by students living here. The bus stop closest to Scape Redfern Sydney is Redfern Station as well as Cleveland St, which are both a short walk away, and the closest railway station is Redfern, which is also right around the corner. There are student cards and discounts available that make the fares much cheaper, and that is helpful for the students. Cycling and walking are great eco-friendly and healthy options, and taxis are fast but can be expensive. A weekly bus pass will cost around 10-30 AUD, depending on the service.

What will you get

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Common Amenities

Events program
Management Community
Shared Lounge

Cancellation Policies (3)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property does not offer cooling-off period.
  • No Visa No Pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
  • No Place No Pay
    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.

Payment Policies (5)

  • Booking Deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
  • Security Deposit
    This property requires security deposit.
  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers flexible instalment plan.

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s included at this property?

All your utilities including electricity, water and heating, plus unlimited broadband internet are included with your rent. There are no additional bills to worry about. You’ll also enjoy access to our common spaces, plus, a packed calendar bursting with exclusive events, mentorship programs, and internship opportunities where you can experience other cultures and make friends at the same time

Do I need to be a student to live at this property?

Yes, property student accommodation is purpose built for students and a confirmation of enrolment is required to secure your room.

Can I take a look around?

We would love you to! We offer both in-person and virtual tours of all Properties. Book a tour today!

How close is property to universities?

This property is strategically located to ensure that students can easily access top universities and colleges in Sydney. Here’s how close you are to each institution:

University of Sydney (USYD): Just an 11-minute walk away, making it a convenient option for those studying at USYD.

University of Technology Sydney (UTS): A 12-minute walk will get you to the UTS campus, ideal for attending classes or university events.

Taylors College: Commuting is a breeze with a 10-minute walk to the Redfern bus stop and a subsequent 10-minute bus ride.

University of New South Wales (UNSW): A 10-minute walk to the nearest bus stop followed by a 20-minute bus ride ensures you’re on campus in no time.

TAFE Ultimo: Located a short 10-minute walk away, it’s extremely convenient for those studying at TAFE Ultimo.

Where’s the nearest public transport to property?

Property is well-connected to the public transport system in Sydney:

Redfern Station: Only 4 minutes on foot, this station connects you to various areas in Sydney, including direct routes to the CBD and beyond. Redfern Station in Sydney connects to various train lines including the BMT Blue Mountains, CCN Central Coast & Newcastle, SCO South Coast, and lines T1 through T9, serving destinations like the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, South Coast, and key areas in Sydney.

Bus Services: A plethora of bus routes operate within a 5-minute walk, linking you to key locations like the University of Sydney, city beaches, and the CBD. Redfern Station bus stop in Sydney serves as a vital transit hub, connecting you with various bus lines including the 343, 308, and 352. These lines offer direct access to key destinations such as the bustling CBD, the serene Centennial Park, and the vibrant suburb of Marrickville, facilitating convenient travel across the city for both locals and tourists alike.

What shops are close to property?

Property is surrounded by an array of shopping options:

Broadway Shopping Centre: A 15-minute walk from Scape Redfern, offering over 100 stores, a cinema, and a diverse selection of dining options.

Central Park Mall: Just a 13-minute walk away, featuring a wide range of stores and eateries, perfect for everyday shopping and dining.

Queen Victoria Building (QVB): A quick 5-minute train ride takes you to this iconic shopping destination, known for its exquisite architecture and a variety of stores.

Westfield Sydney: Located near QVB, a further 7-minute walk from there. It’s an upscale shopping center with over 280 stores, including major fashion brands and department stores like Myer and David Jones.

How often do I pay my rent?

The easiest way to pay your rent is through our fortnightly direct debit system. We also have full upfront payment options. If you wish to pay the full rent amount in one lump sum, you can do this with a credit or debit card at Reception or by bank transfer. International transfers or credit card payments may result in a surcharge from your bank.

What is a Bond? And how do I pay it?

The bond is a security deposit registered with the appropriate state-based authority and covers any damage you may cause to the room. Don’t worry, this excludes normal wear and tear. You will receive an email 10 days before your contract start date asking you to pay a security deposit through the Resident Portal.

It is refundable at the end of your stay with us if there are no damages, your room is left clean and there is no outstanding rent. You will receive an email when your bond is ready to be returned. Release of your bond from the state-based authority will either be transferred into an Australian bank account of your choice which is the preferred method, or you can arrange for a cheque to be sent to you.

When do I sign my contract?

Would you like an express check-in? If you complete your pre-arrival process before arrival your check-in will only take 10 minutes. If you haven’t completed your pre-arrival process, your check-in could take up to 30 minutes.

What do I need to do to complete an express check in?

Your contract will be available 12 weeks prior to your contract start date via our Resident Portal . Once logged in to the portal, you will be able to review and sign your contract prior to arriving at property. Make sure to give yourself enough time to read the contract carefully before signing. Once completed, we’ll send you a copy of the final signed contract via email for your records.

You’ll also need to upload your Confirmation of Enrolment and Photo ID, plus complete your emergency contact and rent payment information.

Do I need to bring my own bedspread, quilt and pillow?

Yes. However, to make life easier, these items may be purchased on our website when booking your room, or via our Resident Portal, and can be ready for you on check-in. They can also be purchased from Reception, subject to availability. Get settled early and purchase your bedding pack to guarantee availability.

How do I buy linen and kitchen supplies in advance?

You can log in to our Resident Porta to buy kitchen and bedding before arriving at this property. Alternatively, you can email the property directly.

Does property have an airport transfer service?

Yes! To arrange a pick-up service from the airport directly to Scape Cleveland, please visit our partner Airport Transfer page and complete the form at least 72 hours before your scheduled arrival at the airport.

Alternatively, all major Australian airports have taxi ranks and dedicated pick-up areas for ridesharing services including Didi and Uber that will take you to any of our buildings. There are also public transport options available.

What time is check-in at this property?

Property will welcome you at any time of day or night. To assist with a smooth arrival, we ask residents who plan to arrive outside normal business hours (9.00 to 18.00) to inform us by email at least 72 hours in advance. This way we can make sure a Scape team member is available to greet you.

If you arrive outside of normal business hours, you’ll find contact information at the entrance of the building. Your calls will be answered by a friendly team member who will help you check-in.

What goes on in the communal spaces?

Property features a range of communal spaces available to all residents where you can rest and relax or socialise with friends. These include a gaming lounge, outdoor courtyard, BBQ area, social lounge, private cinema and gym. We’ll host resident events in these spaces from time to time, but they can also be booked in advance if you’d like them all to yourself!

Can friends visit?

Of course! This is your home. If you would like to have a guest stay overnight, that is fine too, but you’ll need to be over 18. Unfortunately, overnight guests aren’t permitted in twin rooms, shared apartments or Under 18 rooms. There are also a few rules around guests in the property which staff would be happy to brief you on. You will need to register your guest at Reception, so we know who is in the building for security reasons.

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