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The world's largest student housing provider
Trusted by students in 177+ countries
24x7 personalised support, Lowest price guaranteed, No booking fee, Free cancellation
Student-certified: on Trustpilot

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Duresme Court, Durham

Studio Flat/ Shared Room

Newcastle Road Nevilles Cross Durham DH1 4FA, United Kingdom Distance From University

About Duresme Court

Book Duresme Court starting at just £145 per week with offers worth up to £350. Choose from studio flats. Located close to the City Centre and University of Durham on Newcastle Road. 100% free service. No booking fee. Free cancellation.

Duresme Court offers No Place, No Pay ­which means that if your university
cancels your course, or you don’t get a place, you can cancel your booking for free, and No
Visa, No Pay which means if you don’t get your Visa, you can cancel your booking for free. This
way, you can book Duresme Court well in advance before it sells out!

Duresme Court, a brand new and luxury student accommodation located on Newcastle Road in Durham. Be conveniently located from the Durham University City Campus, popular nightlife spots and entertainment. Choose from a range of luxuriously furnished studio apartments and enjoy great social spaces, state of art gym, games area, cinema lounge, car parking, electric car charging point and so much more.

All rooms at Duresme Court student accommodation are thoughtfully furnished with a comfortable bed, study space, great storage solutions, a fully fitted kitchen and a personal bathroom. The studio rooms allow you the best of both worlds, by letting you enjoy your privacy and there are great social spaces when you are looking for company. Simply head over to the communal lounge to catch up with your friends or challenge one of them to a match of table tennis in the games room. As required it is to incorporate a workout in your busy schedule as difficult it is to find the time. But with a gym on site, you will have to do away with your excuses. A jog every now and then will do you wonders, not only will it help you in staying in shape but also to remain focused on your studies. Catch the latest movies in the cinema lounge or a match with the rest of the residents. The property also features a private dining room where you can host your friends, throw parties or simply have your pre-drinking sessions! With everyone so concerned about their carbon footprint if you plan on bringing your electric car, the property has a charging point too. Whilst you sleep your car can get recharged for the next day. This student housing in Durham has been tailor-made to ensure that you have an extremely comfortable stay and also enjoy not only studying but your social life as well.

International students in Durham will find plenty to do in the city with vibrant nightlife, great shopping centres and delightful cafes all just a few minutes from Duresme Court Glasgow. There is a lot of history to be discovered here as well.

To foster your no-cook mood there is Bella Mamma Italian Restaurant right across the street where you can enjoy great pasta and ravioli and give your cooking duties a miss. For lighter moments you will find the Union Bar Durham just your place to be. Enjoy a few cocktails with your friends along with some good music.

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Features

Gym

Parking

Close to Universities

Cinema Room

Study Room

Outdoor Courtyard

Common Room

Wifi

Safety

Secure Door Entry

Price also includes

Wifi

Rooms from
£145 Per week

Shared Room(1 types to choose from)

Premium Twin Studio
1 single bed
Shared Bathroom

Premium Twin Studio is nicely built holding good storage and living space in 30sqm size situated on the highest floor. It includes 3/4 sized bed, wardrobe, study desk chair, shared bathroom and an open plan fully equipped shared kitchen. The studio is well equipped with all modern amenities required for an easy and comfortable living.

Price £159/week

Move in

Move out

Total

17 Sep 2022

9 Sep 2023

£8,109

Stay 51 weeks

Price £145/week

Move in

Move out

Total

18 Sep 2021

10 Sep 2022

£7,395

Stay 51 weeks

Price £145/week

Move in

Move out

Total

18 Sep 2021

9 Sep 2022

£7,374

Stay 51 weeks

Studio Flat(8 types to choose from)

Penthouse Studio
1 single bed
Ensuite Bathroom

Situated on the higher floors, with stunning views of the countryside, this large studio measures  30m². Features a double sized bed, dining area, ample storage, mirror, study desk and chair, modern kitchenette, and large accessible en-suite bathroom. Fully-fitted en-suite with large shower

Price £298/week

Move in

Move out

Total

17 Sep 2022

9 Sep 2023

£15,198

Stay 51 weeks

Superior Balcony Studio
1 single bed
Ensuite Bathroom

A large spacious studio measuring 23-25m2 situated on the higher floors for spectacular views of the countryside. These rooms come with a three quarter sized bed, dining area, ample storage, mirror, study desk and chair and modern kitchenette with fridge-freezer, microwave oven and hob. This studio also has a fully fitted en-suite containing a large shower and stylish fittings and a private balcony. You will also have access to the cinema and games room, and a large study room.

Price £247/week

Move in

Move out

Total

17 Sep 2022

9 Sep 2023

£12,597

Stay 51 weeks

Superior Studio
1 single bed
Ensuite Bathroom

Superior studio is a largest modern private studio designed for students who seek all private facilities. The studio is well built and comes with a large bed, wardrobe, study desk and storage space.The studio comes fully equipped with all the features required to make the living a comfortable one & independent experience with ensuite bathroom & a private kitchenette in the studio.

Price £245/week

Move in

Move out

Total

17 Sep 2022

9 Sep 2023

£12,495

Stay 51 weeks

Price £226/week

Move in

Move out

Total

18 Sep 2021

10 Sep 2022

£11,526

Stay 51 weeks

Premium Studio
1 single bed
Ensuite Bathroom

Premium studio is a modern spacious studio designed for students who seek all private facilities. The studio is well built and comes with a large bed, wardrobe, study desk and storage space.The studio comes fully equipped with all the features required to make the living a comfortable one & independent experience with ensuite bathroom & a private kitchenette in the studio.

Price £216/week

Move in

Move out

Total

17 Sep 2022

9 Sep 2023

£11,016

Stay 51 weeks

Deluxe Studio
1 single bed
Ensuite Bathroom

Deluxe studio is a modern private studio designed for students who seek all private facilities. The studio is well built and comes with a large bed, wardrobe, study desk and storage space.The studio comes fully equipped with all the features required to make the living a comfortable one & independent experience with ensuite bathroom & a private kitchenette in the studio.

Price £234/week

Move in

Move out

Total

17 Sep 2022

9 Sep 2023

£11,934

Stay 51 weeks

Price £223/week

Move in

Move out

Total

17 Sep 2022

8 Sep 2023

£11,341

Stay 51 weeks

Price £209/week

Move in

Move out

Total

2 Jan 2021

11 Sep 2021

£7,524

Stay 36 weeks

Price £209/week

Move in

Move out

Total

7 Nov 2020

11 Sep 2021

£9,196

Stay 44 weeks

Classic Studio
1 single bed
Ensuite Bathroom

Classic studio is a modern private studio designed for students who seek all private facilities. The studio is well built and comes with a large bed, wardrobe, study desk and storage space.The studio comes fully equipped with all the features required to make the living a comfortable one & independent experience with ensuite bathroom & a private kitchenette in the studio.

Price £233/week

Move in

Move out

Total

17 Sep 2022

9 Sep 2023

£11,883

Stay 51 weeks

Price £187/week

Move in

Move out

Total

22 Apr 2021

11 Sep 2021

£3,793

Stay 20 weeks

Price £187/week

Move in

Move out

Total

14 Jan 2021

4 Sep 2021

£6,224

Stay 33 weeks

Price £187/week

Move in

Move out

Total

7 Jan 2021

11 Sep 2021

£6,598

Stay 35 weeks

Price £182/week

Move in

Move out

Total

18 Sep 2021

23 Jul 2022

£8,008

Stay 44 weeks

Premium Accessible Studio
1 single bed
Ensuite Bathroom

Premium accessible studio is a modern private studio with larger floor space and comes with all accessible facilities. The studio is well built and comes with a large bed, wardrobe, study desk and storage space.The studio comes fully equipped with all the features required to make the living a comfortable one & independent experience with ensuite bathroom & a private kitchenette in the studio.

Price £190/week

Move in

Move out

Total

17 Sep 2022

9 Sep 2023

£9,690

Stay 51 weeks

Duresme Studio
1 single bed
Ensuite Bathroom

Duresme studio is a beautifully self contained studio especially designed for students who seek all private facilities. The studio is well built and comes with a large bed, wardrobe, study desk and storage space.The studio comes fully equipped with all the features required to make the living a comfortable one & independent experience with ensuite bathroom & a private kitchenette in the studio.

Price £219/week

Move in

Move out

Total

17 Sep 2022

9 Sep 2023

£11,169

Stay 51 weeks

Price £184/week

Move in

Move out

Total

18 Sep 2021

10 Sep 2022

£9,384

Stay 51 weeks

Price £179/week

Move in

Move out

Total

22 Apr 2021

11 Sep 2021

£3,631

Stay 20 weeks

Price £175/week

Move in

Move out

Total

18 Sep 2021

23 Jul 2022

£7,700

Stay 44 weeks

Payment Info

Deposit Fees:

£49 - £250 to confirm the booking (Refundable at the end of tenancy)

Rent Payments:

Pay in Full (14 days prior to your contract start date) (If you don’t have a valid UK Guarantor)
Pay in 3 instalments, due in September, January and April (UK based guarantor required)
Other instalment options may be available.

Mode of Payment:

Pay using a debit card or a credit card (1.5% surcharge) online, over the phone or at the reception
Pay via direct debit or bank transfer

Booking Info

FIRST YEAR STUDENT WAITING FOR EXAM RESULTS
If you’re still waiting for your exam results and you’re not sure whether your place at
university is confirmed, don’t worry, you can still apply. 
If you are a prospective first year Undergraduate or Postgraduate student and your
offer of a place at your preferred University or Higher Education Institute is
withdrawn by the University or Higher Education Institute because you do not
achieve the required entry grades, you may be eligible to be released from this
agreement. 
You must provide written evidence from the University that you do not have a place
within 3 days of your results being published (and no later than 28th August,
whichever date is sooner) and we will release you from the contract without penalty
and refund the deposit paid. 
You may also be eligible to be released from this agreement if you are a prospective
first year Undergraduate student and you choose to go to a different University
because you have exceeded your expected grades. 
To apply to be released from this agreement in the circumstances referred to above,
you will need to supply us with a copy of: 
 A written or email confirmation that you wish to cancel your reservation,
stating full name and full details of the property booked;
 A written rejection letter from your chosen university/college or UCAS, a
screen shot of your UCAS status which confirms that the required results
were not achieved, or a copy of the proof of acceptance of your new
university by UCAS adjustment.
These document(s) must be received by us within 3 calendar days from the date
your results are published. On receipt of the required documentation it will be
verified and, provided we are satisfied, we will cancel your agreement and
refund your deposit in full.

FIRST YEAR POST GRADUATE STUDENT WAITING FOR EXAM RESULTS
If you’re still waiting for your exam results and you’re not sure whether your place at
university is confirmed, don’t worry, you can still apply. 
If you are a prospective first year Postgraduate student and your offer of a place at
your preferred University or Higher Education Institute is withdrawn by the
University or Higher Education Institute because you do not achieve the required
entry grades, you may be eligible to be released from this agreement. 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT WAITING FOR VISA
If you’re still waiting for your VISA to study in the UK and you’re not sure whether
your place is confirmed, don’t worry, you can still apply. 
If you are a prospective international student who has applied to a University
or Higher Education Institute and booked a room, you will be allowed to be released

from your Tenancy Agreement if you do not receive the entry Visa required for your
study in the UK and evidence is provided.
You must provide written evidence of your refusal of entry to the UK to study within
7 days of your notification of refusal. For more information, please speak with our
team.

CANCELATION POLICY (UK PROPERTY)
You can cancel your tenancy agreement for up to 14 days after the date of your
booking (the Initial Cancellation Period). For bookings made from 1st August to 30th
September ahead of the academic year the booking is for, the Initial Cancellation
Period reduces to 7 days. We will refund the full security deposit. 
Please note, £20 will be deducted from the refunded amount to cover any
international bank charges for deposit refunds made to non-UK banks. 
If you cancel your booking after the Initial Cancellation Period, you remain liable for
the weekly rent (for each and every week or part week) until you are able to find
another tenant that is acceptable and we are able to re-let the room. The
replacement tenant must be over the age of 18 and have the necessary student
status (it is your responsibility to find another tenant and provide them with the
correction information). If you find a suitable replacement tenant and the room is re-
let we will refund your deposit, less any appropriate charges, as well as a deduction
of £50 for the variation of the contract.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can I live here?

You must be a full-time student, and be 18 years or older to live in the property. You can book with this property whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of the cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

Q. Are pets allowed?

No, pets are not permitted in the buildings.

Q. What are your contract lengths?

Each of the properties offers different contract lengths and room types.

Q. 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, we will then contact them and make the arrangements for you!

Q. Can I choose my room?

Rooms are allotted on first cum first served basis.

Q. 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.

Q. Do you provide summer accommodation?

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

Q. Do I have to move out in the holidays?

No, your room is yours for the full contract period! You won’t have to move out in the holidays, so you won’t have to remove your belongings every term.

Q. How do I book a viewing?

You can book a viewing of any selected property by sending us an email.

Q. How do I cancel or re-arrange my viewing?

By dropping us an email for the same.

Q. Can I book a room without a viewing?

Absolutely. However, we would always recommend booking a viewing wherever possible.

Q. How long does a viewing take?

Usually up to 30 minutes. However, the sales team are always happy to spend as much time as is needed assisting you with your booking.

Q. What will I be shown on my viewing?

All communal areas and room types requested (dependent upon availability).

Q. I'm in a different country, how do I view a property?

All the properties of the provider have access to Skype option, so you can view property from wherever you want. Just drop us an email the date & time that suits you and we would arrange a viewing for you.

Q. What do I do if I’m a first-year student and I’m still waiting for my exam results?

If you’re still waiting for your exam results and you’re not sure whether your place at university is confirmed, don’t worry! You can still apply. You just need to ensure that if you do not get your place at university, you let us know on your chosen property in writing a maximum of 3 days after the A Level results day, to cancel your booking. You must provide a UCAS letter to verify your change in circumstances. In this instance, you will receive a full refund of your deposit. If you don’t let us know within 3 days, your tenancy agreement will remain in place, and you will be liable for the rent on your room for the entire contract period.

Q. What do you need from me to book a room?

Register with us.

Tell us your preferences and then select your chosen room

Complete all of your personal information and pay your deposit

Accept your tenancy agreement

Provide a UK guarantor (Only if you’re requesting to pay by instalments)

Q. Can I book if I’m under 18?

The bookings from students who are under 18 are accepted only if they will turn 18 in the first term of the academic year. Unfortunately, for health and safety reasons, applications from students who won’t turn 18 in their first term are not accepted.

Q. What is included in my rent?

All utility bills are included in your rent such as gas, electricity and water and unlimited wifi*. However, your TV license is not included and this is the sole responsibility of the resident as this is not classed as a utility. 

Q. Can I  pay my rent from overseas?

You can pay your rent either online, or by bank transfer depending on your chosen property. Please note that if you make your payment using a credit card or an overseas debit card, you will be required to pay a surcharge of 1.5%.

Q. Can I pay my rent weekly?

The largest instalment plan with this provider is 10, the total contract value is divided into 10 equal amounts and this is paid across 10 months.

Q. What do I need to provide to be a guarantor?

Please note to be a guarantor you must be in full time employment or a homeowner and lived in the UK (England or Wales) for more than 5 years.

You can provide:

A copy of proof of identity (with photograph) such as:

  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • ID Badge

A copy of proof of address (less than 3 months old) such as: Utility bill statement (i.e. Electricity, Water, Telephone)

  • Bank statement
  • Council tax bill for current year

Q. Can I move in before I pay my rent?

Students who are up to date with their rental schedule are only allowed to move in early.

Q. What do I do if my student loan hasn’t arrived yet?

A deferred rent payment option is available for students paying their rent instalments with student finance.

Please note the following steps in order to request a deferred rent instalment plan if you are student who has rebooked to live in a Homes for Students property.

In order to defer your 1st, 2nd and 3rd rent payments you will be required to do the following:

  1. Provide evidence of your student loan finance schedule, showing when you will receive your 1st payment, please forward this by email to the property you will be living at in September.
  2. Make a payment of 2 weeks rent, 14 days prior to your contract starting, the date of your tenancy can be found on your tenancy agreement.
  3. The 2 week rent payment will be deducted from the 1st instalment and the remaining balance will need to be paid in line with the date your student finance will be paid.
  4. You will also need to advise if you wish to defer the date of the 2nd and 3rd rent payments in line with your student finance, this request also needs to go to your property team.

There is no additional charge for the deferred payment plan for rebooking student

Q. Do I need a guarantor?

If you wish to pay your rent in three instalments, you will need a guarantor. Your guarantor must be a homeowner or in full-time employment.

Q. What happens to my deposit?

Your deposit is placed into a Deposit Protection Scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year.

Q. When do I get my deposit back?

Your deposit will be returned to you after your tenancy agreement has ended and your room has been inspected. The amount returned to you will depend on any outstanding charges and any damages found in your room or the communal areas in your flat. Please see your tenancy agreement for more information. The deposit can take up to 30 days to get credited.

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