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Student Living on Riversdale, Melbourne

Student Accommodation

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71 Riversdale Rd,Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria 3122

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Property ID: S00069691
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Basic Info

53 Beds

Built in 2007

No Service Fee Flexible lease Flexible move-in 24 hours security

Student Living on Riversdale is a well-equipped student accommodation in Melbourne. With 53 beds in various studio apartments, this accommodation offers comfortable living spaces with heating, functional furnishings, and essential amenities. Student Living on Riversdale is conveniently situated at 71 Riversdale Road in Hawthorn and provides easy access to local dining, shopping, and cultural attractions. With excellent access to public transportation, students can quickly reach nearby educational institutions (Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn Campus, etc.), making it an ideal choice for student living.


Student Living on Riversdale, built in 2007, offers 53 beds with various studio apartments. Each thoughtfully designed studio comes equipped with essential amenities for a comfortable living experience, including heating to keep you cosy during colder seasons, a comfortable bed, functional desk and chairs for your study needs, a convenient refrigerator, ample storage room, spacious closets for organized storage, an electric stove, and a practical microwave.

Student Living on Riversdale provides a range of shared community amenities, including bike storage, a laundry room, vending machines, a mailroom, and study rooms. For those seeking fitness and recreation, the property offers a pool table. The residents can also enjoy the outdoor balcony space.


Location and What's Hot? 

Located at 71 Riversdale Road in Hawthorn, Student Living on Riversdale offers a delightful array of dining, shopping, and attractions. For food enthusiasts, you'll find a range of restaurants nearby, such as "Boss Pizzeria," "The Backyard," and "Denis The Menace." These dining options provide diverse culinary experiences for you to savour. Camberwell Junction Shopping Precinct is a short distance away if you're a shopping enthusiast. It's a bustling hub where you can explore various retail stores, boutiques, and more. This area is known for its charming shopping experience, making it a great place to find unique items. The Hawthorn Arts Centre is just a stroll away for cultural exploration and leisure. This vibrant cultural hub hosts exhibitions, performances, and events, providing opportunities for relaxation and enrichment. The beautiful Yarra River is nearby, offering scenic spots for leisurely walks and picnics.


At Student Living on Riversdale, residents can conveniently access various public transportation options. The Hawthorn Train Station is approximately 650 meters away, providing easy access to train services. Riversdale Road and Glenferrie Road's tram stops offer seamless connections to Melbourne's extensive tram network. These options make commuting around the city and accessing educational institutions a breeze.

Student Living on Riversdale offers students convenient access to several educational institutions, like :


1. Swinburne University of Technology Hawthorn Campus

   - Distance: Approximately 2.5 kilometres.

   - Travel: Accessible by tram or bus. It takes around 10-15 minutes by tram or bus.


2. Deakin University Burwood Campus

   - Distance: Approximately 6.2 kilometres.

   - Travel: Accessible by tram and bus. It requires around 30-35 minutes by tram and bus.


3. University of Melbourne Parkville Campus

   - Distance: Approximately 6.9 kilometres.

   - Travel: Accessible by tram and bus. It takes around 30-35 minutes by tram and bus.


4. RMIT University City Campus

   - Distance: Approximately 7.2 kilometres.

   - Travel: Accessible by tram and bus. It takes around 30-35 minutes by tram and bus.


5. Monash University Caulfield Campus

   - Distance: Approximately 10.7 kilometres.

   - Travel: Accessible by tram and bus. It requires around 45-50 minutes by tram and bus.


Security & Services
Student Living on Riversdale provides professional property services to enhance residents' experiences and keep the safety of residents, including Wi-Fi access, a convenient locker service, on-site reception, round-the-clock CCTV surveillance, and 24-hour security.

House Rules

Cancellation Policy


Once you have entered into an offer and acceptance agreement with the owner, you are legally bound by the Residential Tenancies Act and deemed to be in a leasing arrangement.

We understand that from time-to-time issues can arise with your entry into Australia.

Cancellation without penalty is possible if:

you fail to meet student status requirement;
you fail to gain lawful entry into Australia
you cannot enter Australia due to border closures or restrictions
If you are unable to arrive on your selected date due to flight cancellations, we may be able to move your lease commencement date. Depending on the length of delay, there may be some financial penalties incurred. This is handled on a case-by-case basis. If your flight is delayed, please email the property directly.

Cancellation due to:

providing false or misleading information during your application or booking process
failure to pay your bond or rent in advance
failure to sign the Residential Tenancy Agreement when required
a change of mind will result in a monetary penalty. This may include forfeiting some or all of your advance rental payment and/or bond payment and is negotiated on a case-by-case basis.
Please note any refundable fees will be processed within 14 days of finalization of refund.

Pets Policy

No Pet

Double Occupancy Policy

Double occupancy rooms:

No double occupancy rooms.

Student Living on Riversdale FAQs

Can I keep pets?

No pets allowed. Under no circumstances are you allowed to bring any pets or animals into the building, including fish.

Is there a kitchen in my room?

The studio unit has an independent kitchen, and the multi-person room has a large communal kitchen

Do I still have to pay if my visa is not approved?

If you are unsuccessful in obtaining an Australian student visa by the rental start date, we ask that you write an email requesting visa cancellation, which must be submitted to you along with the email within 24 hours of being notified by the Home Office The apartment informs you that you have been refused to study in Australia. You will then be officially notified and your tenancy agreement will be canceled without penalty.

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