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Sugarhouse Close, Edinburgh

4.6 (9 reviews)

Student Accommodation

Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 8FF

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Property ID: S00013326
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Basic Info

No Deposit No Service Fee Short lease

Highest Floor 5

Block A, BREW HOUSE, DUNKELD HOUSE, JARDINE HOUSE, K, KILNS, Kilns, MALTBARN, SUGAR HOUSE, THOMAS HOUSE, Thomas House

Sugarhouse Close is a brand new student accommodation in Edinburgh, located in the heart of Edinburgh's historic Old Town. Sugarhouse Close is ideal for students who want to live in a brand new student house but are also looking for a sense of history and want to get away from the same old stereotypical flat. Edinburgh Moray House School of Education and Edinburgh GS campuses are within a 10-minute walk. In addition, Sugarhouse Close is within walking distance of Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street and the beautiful Princes Street Gardens, and Waverley train and bus terminals are just a 5-minute walk away, making it the ideal choice of accommodation for students!

 

Features

Sugarhouse Close has 300 modern rooms, mainly offering Studio, En-suite and Non En-suite room types. En-suite room types, where students have their own bedroom and en-suite bathroom, kitchen, and living room to enjoy with their housemates, are for those who like to be lively, socialise, and share. Studio room types, where students have their own bedroom and en-suite bathroom, kitchen and living room to enjoy with their housemates for those who like to be lively, socialise and share with their housemates for those who want to be active, socialise and share. In addition to a personal bedroom and en-suite bathroom, students also have an individual kitchen and enjoy more private space, which is more suitable for students who are happy to live alone and like to be quiet.

 

Sugarhouse Close flats have a desk, chair, bedside table, bookcase, wardrobe, bulletin board, and under-bed storage, providing plenty of storage space. Sugarhouse Close flats are well-equipped with a study room, laundry room, standard room, games room, and bike storage. The flats also offer a printing service to help students with their studies. The laundry room provides washing machines and dryers, which are coin-operated. The communal areas are regularly cleaned by housekeeping staff. 

 

Location and What's Hot?

Sugarhouse Close is situated in the centre of Edinburgh, next door to a small supermarket and close to several cafes, bars and travel souvenir shops. There is a Tesco downstairs and restaurants, pubs, shops, convenience stores and pharmacies within a 5-minute walk. Holyrood Park is also very close by, just a five or 6-minute walk from the entrance to the park, where you can walk, jog or hike in the flat. Arthur's Seat, at the top of the hill, is a popular tourist attraction in Edinburgh.

Princes Street, Edinburgh's favourite leisure and entertainment area, is only a 10-minute from the flat.

 

Transport

Sugarhouse Close is close to all of Edinburgh's universities and campuses, with the Edinburgh Moray House School of Education a 2-minute walk away, Edinburgh GS Campus a 15-minute walk away, the University of Edinburgh's KB Campus a 28-minute bus journey, and Edinburgh Napier University Craiglockhart Campus a 35-minute bus journey. The campus is a 6-minute walk from St Andrew's House and South Bridge bus stops, making it easy for students to commute to classes, and Waverley railway station and bus terminus are just a 5-minute walk away, making it easy for students to travel to other cities in the UK.

 

Security and Service

Sugarhouse Close has 24-hour security, visual security gates, cameras, fire protection systems, and many electronic gates that visitors must pass through to enter the halls of residence, ensuring the safety of our students. The flats have a dedicated cleaning staff, an in-house maintenance team and free fitness classes to provide students with quality accommodation.

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4.6

9 reviews

Amazing area · 6
Amazing facilities · 5
Super-fast internet · 2
Great customer service · 3

Cheng**

5.0

18 Mar 2022 10:10:11

The candy house is not bad overall, students who go to Edinburgh can consider it
The candy house is not bad overall, students who go to Edinburgh can consider it

ZHAOWENTAO**

5.0

22 Aug 2021 22:01:48

The location is excellent, not far from Calton Hill, Arthur's Seat, and the school... It is very close to Princes Street for shopping, the train station is more than ten minutes away, and the bus to the airport is also great...
The location is excellent, not far from Calton Hill, Arthur's Seat, and the school... It is very close to Princes Street for shopping, the train station is more than ten minutes away, and the bus to the airport is also great...
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House Rules

Cancellation Policy

No Visa No Pay

No Visa No Pay (NVNP)
a.If the student who has completed their booking has their visa application rejected, the student can provide evidence of the refusal and the booking will get cancelled with no liability.
b.For the evidence at 7(a) above to be valid it must:
i.be submitted within 7 days of the student receiving it;
ii.include the student's name and the date at which it was received;
iii.be received prior to 31 August of the Academic Year for those with tenancies starting in August or September;
iv.be received prior to 15 January of the Academic Year for those with tenancies starting in December or January.
c.Students can only cancel under 7(a) above, and under the NVNP policy, if they have applied for a visa and can evidence this. Students who haven't got a visa because they haven't applied for one are not eligible for the NVNP cancellation policy.

No Place No Pay

No Place No Pay (NPNP)
a.If the student who has completed their booking for a room is not accepted at a university in the city where they have booked a room with us, the student is able to cancel their room outside of the cooling-off period without the need for a replacement tenant provided they are able to provide evidence that they have not met the requirements for their offer or have been rejected by the university for some other reason.
b.For the evidence at 6(a) above to be valid it must:
i.be submitted within 7 days of the student receiving it;
ii.include the student's name and the date at which it was received;
iii.be received prior to 31 August of the Academic Year for those with tenancies starting in August or September;
iv.be received prior to 15 January of the Academic Year for those with tenancies starting in December or January.
c.We reserve the right to check with the university if the evidence is genuine or fake. Providing fake / photoshopped documents is forgery and is an offense punishable by law in the UK.

Refund Guarantees Time Limit

3 days to accept the offer+ 7 days cooling-off period
Once a booking is processed, the student has 3 days to accept the offer. It means for the student and the guarantor to accept the contract and pay the £250 advance rent payment. (For bookings in England only. No Advance Rent Payment is required for bookings in Scotland).

Once these steps are done, the booking is completed.
If one of the step is not completed within these 3 days, the offer will expire.
If the student still wants a room, we can re-process a booking, but we cannot guarantee that the same room or the same price will be available.
Once the booking is completed, the student has another 7 days to change their mind and cancel their booking without any reasons. This is called the cooling-off period.

Details

Making a Booking
Once a booking is processed, the student has 3 days to accept the offer. It means for the student and the guarantor to accept the contract and pay the £250 advance rent payment. (For bookings in England only. No Advance Rent Payment is required for bookings in Scotland).
Once these steps are done, the booking is completed.
If one of the step is not completed within these 3 days, the offer will expire.
If the student still wants a room, we can re-process a booking, but we cannot guarantee that the same room or the same price will be available.
International cancellation provisions
These additional cancellation provisions apply for any individual making a booking outside of the United Kingdom.
1.Cooling Off Period – the provisions for the Cooling Off Period set out in the main Cancellation Policy shall apply;
2.After the Cooling Off Period - Once the Cooling Off Period has expired the Tenant remains liable for the rent for the whole length of the tenancy unless they want to cancel with one of these 3 conditions:
-No Place No Pay: the provisions for No Place No Pay set out in the main Cancellation Policy shall apply, save that this option shall not be available after the 31st August in the year the Tenancy Start Date is due to occur.
-No Visa No Pay:if the student doesn’t get their visa to come and study in the UK, the student must send us the visa application rejection letter within 7 days of receiving it. On receipt of the required documentation, it will be verified and, provided we are satisfied, we will cancel your Tenancy Agreement and refund any deposit or advance rent paid in full. This option shall not be available after the 31st August in the year the Tenancy Start Date is due to occur.
-No ATAS certificate, No Pay: Some international students coming to the UK to study in very specific fields need to apply for an ATAS certificate. (Academic Technology Approval Scheme). If a student’s ATAS certificate application is rejected the student must send us the ATAS certificate application rejection letter within 7 days of receiving it. On receipt of the required documentation, it will be verified and, provided we are satisfied, we will cancel your Tenancy Agreement and refund any deposit or advance rent paid in full. This option shall not be available after the 31st August in the year the Tenancy Start Date is due to occur.
The cancellation requests along with the proof documents must be sent by the student, from the email address they have registered their account with Unite Students and must be sent to internationalcancellations@unitestudents.com.
If an agent is involved the evidence must be sent to the agent and then forwarded on to internationalcancellations@unitestudents.com.
3. Replacement Tenants - the provisions for the Cooling Off Period set out in the main Cancellation Policy shall apply. Please note the point that Unite Students is under no obligation to enter into a Tenancy Agreement with any replacement Tenant that is suggested under this provision.
Passed the 31st August, the No Place No Pay and No Visa No Pay do not apply.
The student remains liable for the rent unless they find a replacement Tenant.

Sugarhouse Close FAQs

What is Internal “Health checks” for hot cities’ bookings?

Students will be asked to provide their university offer or a screenshot of the university portal showing their name and enough information to confirm the student has completed the application process.↵↵For a small sample of students, Supplier might check with their university partners if they can confirm the offers and information are genuine.↵↵If the student doesn’t reply to any of the 3 attempts, Supplier will have a red flat to this booking.↵↵If Supplier still cannot get any contact from the student, Supplier will cancel the booking.

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When is the due date for rent payment?

Please log in to the Account of Unite Students, enter the Booking page, and click on the Tenancy agreement file. In the YOUR PAYMENT SCHEDULE BREAKDOWN part of the document, you can find the deadline for paying rent and the corresponding rent amount. [DATE] is the rent payment deadline (the format is day/month/year) [AMOUNT] is the amount of rent that needs to be paid

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When I make a reservation, is the advance rent paid a deposit? How to refund?

Advance Rent is prepaid rent, used as a deposit. After you successfully check in, Advance rent will be deducted from your rent and will not be refunded.

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