Situated west of the city centre by the union canal, Silk Mill is just a 12-minute walk from Edinburgh Napier University and a 26-minute walk from the University of Edinburgh. And with Fountainbridge nearby, youll have access to plenty of shops, cafes and bars to keep you entertained outside of studying.

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Only 3 min walk to Fountain Park Shopping Center

Only 12 min walk to Edinburg Napier University

Only 26 Min walk to Edinburg University 

only 27 Min walk to Edinburg City Center 

Community Facilities

Security
24/7 staff
Fire system
CCTV
Onsite service team and maintenance
digital mobile entry and secure fob system.
Free weekday grab and go breakfast including 24/7 coffee
Weekly cleaning
Weekly events
On-site secure bike storage
Digital Gaming
Karaoke
Gym
Lounge
Bar Room
pool Table

Apartment Facilities

washer dryer and dishwasher
Boutique bedrooms
All-inclusive bills including gas, water and electricity
High-speed WiFi
chair
Study table
Bedside Table
Sofa
Wardrobe

Configurations

9 Bedroom Standard Enuite £215/week
Available from04-09-2021
Bedrooms9
Bathrooms9 Bath
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Shared living, kitchen and dining area | fully fitted kitchen, washer and dryer, sofa, television, dining table and chairs

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8 Bedroom Standard Ensuite £220/week
Available from04-09-2021
Bedrooms8
Bathrooms8 Bath
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Shared living, kitchen and dining area | fully fitted kitchen, washer and dryer, sofa, television, dining table and chairs

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7 Bedroom Standard Ensuite £225/week
Available from04-09-2021
Bedrooms7
Bathrooms7 Bath
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Shared living, kitchen and dining area | fully fitted kitchen, washer and dryer, sofa, television, dining table and chairs

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6 Bedroom Standard Ensuite £230/week
Available from04-09-2021
Bedrooms6
Bathrooms6 Bath
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Shared living, kitchen and dining area | fully fitted kitchen, washer and dryer, sofa, television, dining table and chairs

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7 Bedroom Premium Ensuite£230/week
Available from04-09-2021
Bedrooms7
Bathrooms7 Bath
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Shared living,kitchen and dining area | fully fitted kitchen, washer and dryer, sofa, television, dining table and chairs

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Standard Studio£295 - £300/week

Tenancies

44 week£295/week
51 week£300/week
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

En-suite with underbed storage, television, fully fitted kitchen, in room washer and dryer

Premium Studio£300/week
Available from04-01-2021
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

En-suite with underbed storage, television, fully fitted kitchen, 2 seater sofa and in room washer and dryer

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Deluxe Studio£335/week
Available from04-01-2021
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

En-suite with underbed storage, television, fully fitted kitchen, in room washer and dryer

Executive Studio£355/week
Available from04-01-2021
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

En-suite with underbed storage, television, fully fitted kitchen, in room washer and dryer

9 Bedroom Premium Ensuite Sold OutPrice on Request
Bedrooms9
Bathrooms9 Bath
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Shared living, kitchen and dining area | fully fitted kitchen, washer and dryer, sofa, television, dining table and chairs

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Booking Details

Booking Info:-

 -1st-week rent to book the accommodation. 


Frequently Asked Questions

What happens if there is a maintenance issue in my room?

Novel have a dedicated maintenance team on-site who are there to quickly resolve any breakages you may have in your room. 

Can I arrive earlier than my tenancy start date?

In some circumstances Novel will be able to allow you to move into the room earlier than your start date, but this will depend on the availability of your room.

Do I need to pay a deposit?

Novel require a holding deposit to secure your room. Your holding deposit will be equal to one weeks rent. This is shown as a credit against your first rental payment.

Whats included in my rent?

All utility bills (gas, water and electricity), and your own private wifi network are all included in the rent. Free weekly grab and go breakfast, coffee, 24/7 staff on site and cleaning of communal areas is also included.

What if I have a disability or special requirement?

Novel cater for all individuals and have accessible rooms for disabled students. 

Do you offer short term lets?

If you are studying or attending a language course that lasts a few months, Novel have some rooms with short term contracts available for you.

Can I stay with you?

Any person who is a full time student, enrolled with an educational institution can live within our buildings.

What amenity spaces do you have?

At the heart of Novel Community there are exceptional communal spaces. With fun spaces to enjoy with friends, including Cinemas and Rooftop Terraces, spaces to relax and connect, with dedicated Wellness Studios, and places to focus, with private and group study areas. Each Novel property is unique so check out the individual property pages for more information.

Do you offer dual occupancy for couples?

Yes, some of Novel spacious studio rooms are perfect for couples. Both residents must be students and you can find out which studios are available for dual occupancy by enquiring with the property team.

How far is the university to my accommodation?

This is your new home, and at Novel you will be located in the hub of your university town or city. Novel buildings are strategically placed, ensuring you are in the best place to explore and immerse yourself in this new city. All Novel residents benefit from being in close proximity to campuses, just how close will depend on the university campus you are studying at. 

Which room types do you have available?

For those looking to share with friends, or living communally with like minded others, we have a selection of en-suite rooms in shared apartments, with elegant shared living areas which boast lounges and televisions, dining seating and plenty of kitchen space to cook up a storm. If you are looking for a bit more privacy we also have a variety of studio rooms available, each with their own private kitchen.

How do you price your Standard, Premium and Luxury Studios?

All Novel rooms have been designed for both style and practicality, beautiful spaces which largely all have the same furniture and fixtures. However, they do differ on size, view and layout; they have been priced to reflect this. 

What is a guarantor?

A guarantor is someone who is over the age of 21 who takes financial responsibility of your tenancy. If, for any reason you are unable to pay an amount owed to Novel, the guarantor is liable to do so on your behalf.

Who can be a guarantor?

Anyone who is over the age of 21 and lives in the UK.

Who needs a guarantor?

If you choose to pay by monthly or quarterly instalments you will need to have a UK-based guarantor.