Ernest Place is a luxurious student accommodation located on Gilesgate just 10mins away from Durham’s city centre. If you are attending Durham University you will be able to reach lectures in under 15mins. Choose from any one of the cluster flats with en-suite rooms or enjoy a self-contained studio. There are luxurious facilities for you to enjoy as well such as fitness studio, glass-walled sky lounge and roof terrace, two dinner party rooms, relaxing sauna, on-site cinema, residents’ club lounge, quiet study room and plenty more.
All rooms at Ernest Place accommodation are well furnished and offer the best of living experience in the city. You will have a comfortable bed, study space, ample storage for all your belongings and a private shower. Cluster flats are perfect for under-graduate students and those of you who are looking to socialise with other university students. Each cluster flat has a communal lounge and a fully fitted kitchen. Come home to enjoying and unwinding with your flatmates after a long study day. Watch a movie or your favourite show on the laptop, you could also have a game night with your flatmates, it is always fun. The fully equipped kitchen has everything to ensure that you are able to prepare your meals well. Cook together with your flatmates and learn new recipes, making the whole process a little less tedious and more fun. However, if you’re a post-graduate student and looking for more privacy then you will enjoy the self-contained studios more. You will have your own comfortable bed, study space, ample space for storage, a private shower and a fully fitted kitchen. You will have your own privacy and the best of both worlds, living in a studio. You can come home to relaxing and unwinding after a long study day in your room. Watch your favourite show on your laptop or you can Skype at home with your family too. You can prepare your meals in the fully fitted kitchen and enjoy your dinner watching Netflix. When not studying, enjoy the great social facilities at the property and get the chance of meeting and socialising with the other residents as well. You can spend time on the top floor in the sky lounge that allows you a spectacular view of the city or the brilliant weather on the roof terrace. If you are a fitness fanatic then you will enjoy the fitness studio that is fully equipped to ensure you get a good workout, once done relax in the sauna and cool down. There is a cinema room on-site as well so if you are a movie buff or just like watching the matches on the big screen, well the property has you covered. There is a residents’ club lounge as well, at the property, you can get down your drinks here and enjoy with other residents or you can simply just catch up with your friends here. For when your exams are near there are quiet study rooms where you can study and if you are looking to study with your friends then too; they are perfect.
International students in Durham will find the city to be a historical treasure trove with castles nestled alongside the river, museums giving you a peek at their heritage and then there, of course, there is sightseeing and nature walks. Take a trip to Bernard Castle, this fortress is set on a high rock right above market town and the ruins will take you right back to the 12th Century. This riverside location has stunning views and will make for a great escape from books. If you are into museums then Beamish – The Living Museum of The North will be a great visit for you. This museum is a living, working museum, set in 300 acres of land and there is little doubt, you can your friends will have a great time here.
Closer to home at Ernest Place, Durham, there is plenty for you and your friends to explore. Looking to break the monotony of books then why not try The Boat Club. This riverside bar not only offers a great view but you will also be able to enjoy lively music and a place on the terrace if you will. Foster your no-cook mood at Zen, this Pan-Asian restaurant is within walking distance and will make for a perfect outing for you and your friends.
Luxury Studio is nicely built featuring good storage and living space. It includes full double bed, wardrobe, study desk chair, private bathroom and an open plan private kitchen. The studio is well equipped with all modern amenities required for an easy stay.
Deluxe Studio is nicely built featuring good storage and living space. It includes full double bed, wardrobe, study desk chair, private bathroom and an open plan private kitchen. The studio is well equipped with all the modern amenities required for an easy stay.
Premium Studio is nicely built holding good storage and living space. It incudes comfortable sized bed, wardrobe, study desk chair, television, private bathroom and an open plan private kitchen. The studio is well equipped with all the modern amenities required for an easy stay.
5 Bed En-suite is nicely built holding good storage and living space. It includes private bedroom having comfortable sized bed, wardrobe, study desk chair, bean bag chair, private bathroom and a shared kitchen. It is well featured with all modern amenities required for an easy stay.
6 Bed En-suite is nicely built holding good storage and living space. It includes private bedroom having comfortable sized bed, wardrobe, study desk chair, bean bag chair, private bathroom and a shared kitchen. It is well featured with all modern amenities required for an easy stay.
Instalment Fee – £100.00; if you select to pay your rent in monthly instalments, this fee will apply. It is payable in full, in advance of the start of your tenancy and if it is to be charged, it will be shown on your tenancy agreement.
Utility Fee – £195.00; where this is applicable, it is a one-off advance payment towards utility charges for the year. If it is to be charged, it will show on your tenancy agreement.
Arrears Charge – £25.00; if we need to write to you if your student account falls into an unauthorised arrears position, arrears charges and interest may be applied to your account.
Administration Fee – £25.00 If we have to arrange for work to be carried out as a result of you not complying with the terms and conditions, then we shall charge an administration fee.
1 Instalment Option – Due 1st August
3 Instalment Option – Due 1st September
– Due 1st January
– Due 1st April
10 Installment Option
– Due 1st September for 10 months
– Due 1st June being the last payment date
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