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8 Roxburgh, Edinburgh

5.0 (1 review)

Student Accommodation

8 Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9SU

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Property ID: S01505424
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Basic Info

24 hours security Renovated Bills included Parcels collect

59 Beds

Built in 2000 · Renovated in 2021

Block A, E

8 Roxburgh is a stylish student accommodation in Edinburgh, in the heart of Edinburgh's city centre, perfect for students who enjoy a lively city life. The flats were refurbished in 2021, and all rooms have been decorated according to students' preferences. 8 Roxburgh is close to the Moray House School of Education and Sport and the University of Edinburgh. And there are several supermarkets close by, including Tesco and Starlight Chinese Supermarket, making it easy to shop.

 

Features

Renovated in 2021, 8 Roxburgh student accommodation has 59 beds for ultimate privacy. Non En-suite rooms are available in standard, classic and premium grades, with new heating, furniture, and appliances to make you feel at home in 8 Roxburgh. Rooms allow double occupancy; each room has a comfortable double bed, table and chairs, wardrobe and ample storage space. 

 

The communal kitchen is also equipped with a brand-new cooker, a large TV, and cupboards where you can cook with your friends. 8 Roxburgh student accommodation also has a laundry room and a communal recreation area to enjoy your downtime with friends. The flat's rent includes all utilities, heating and Wi-Fi, so you don't have to worry about these costs when calculating living costs in Edinburgh.

 

Location and What's Hot?

8 Roxburgh student accommodation is in a prime location in Edinburgh city centre, with plenty of restaurants, clubs, cafes and parks to explore. With Sainsbury's Local and Lidl just a three-minute walk away, stocking up on essentials is easy. If you're looking for a relaxing afternoon, grab a coffee at The City Cafe, which is popular with students. For a bite to eat near 8 Roxburgh, the nearest is the City Restaurant. For Indian food, there is The Pakora Bar. And for drinks, there are clubs and bars such as The Mitre Bar, Barony Bar, and The Advocate. If you want to take a stroll, Edinburgh Castle and the Old Town are great places to walk around.

 

Transport

From 8 Roxburgh, it's a 9-minute walk to the University of Edinburgh's GS Campus and a 14-minute walk to the Edinburgh College of Art. From the flat, it is a 3-minute walk to Surgeons' Hall and West Richmond Street bus stops, from which buses take 36 minutes to Heriot-Watt University. If you want to take the train, it is also very convenient. Edinburgh Waverley train station is also a 10-minute walk from the flat.

 

Security and Service

8 Roxburgh offers multiple security measures, including safety and security surveillance cameras, 24-hour security access, and a card access system. In addition, fire extinguishers and smoke alarms are in place to ensure safety.

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5.0

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5.0

09 May 2023 01:48:52

The apartment is cost-effective and overall is recommended.
The apartment is cost-effective and overall is recommended.
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House Rules

Cancellation Policy

No Visa No Pay

Prospective international students who have applied to attend a University or a Higher Education Institution in any of the cities in which Homes for Students operates, and who book a room with Homes for Students, will be allowed to be released from their Tenancy Agreement if they do not receive the entry Visa they require for their study in the UK and evidence is provided.

Only new customers who have never lived at a Homes for Students property are eligible.

If a customer does not receive the entry Visa they require for their study in the UK and wishes to be released from their Tenancy Agreement, they must provide Homes for Students with evidence of their refusal of entry to the UK to study no later than 7 days after notification of their refusal.

Evidence can be a copy of the letter from the Home Office, UK Visas and Immigration service or other official Visa issuing body as well as a letter from the university, sponsor or institution where they were supposed to be studying. It must clearly show the student's full name, address and date of issue. This can be emailed to salesenquiries@wearehomesforstudents.com or posted to Homes for Students, 3 Clock Tower Park, Longmoor Lane, Fazakerley, Liverpool, L10 1LD.
Customers who do not apply to be released from their Tenancy Agreement within this timescale will be bound by the terms and conditions set out in the Tenancy Agreement.

No Place No Pay

Prospective first year students who have applied to attend a University or a Higher Education Institution in any of the cities in which Homes for Students operates, and who book a room with Homes for Students, will be allowed to be released from their Tenancy Agreement if, as a result of not achieving the required A-Level, Scottish Higher (or equivalent) results, they do not gain a place at their chosen university and evidence is provided.

Only new customers who have never lived at a Homes for Students property are eligible.

If a customer does not gain a place at their chosen University or College and wishes to be released from their Tenancy Agreement, they must provide Homes for Students with evidence of their rejection and evidence of the reason why (proof of results achieved etc) no later than 3 working days after their results day.

Evidence can be a written rejection letter from the University/College/UCAS, or a screen shot of the customer's UCAS status along with the results etc. This can be emailed to salesenquiries@wearehomesforstudents.com or posted to Homes for Students, Clock Tower Park, Longmoor Lane, Fazakerley, Liverpool, L10 1LD.

Customers who do not apply to be released from their Tenancy Agreement within this timescale and provide the correct evidence will be bound by the terms and conditions set out in the Tenancy Agreement.

Refund Guarantees Time Limit

7 days cooling off period
You can cancel your booking up to 7 days after you accept your offer or pay your deposit, providing you have not already moved in to the property and the apartment will refund your security deposit in full. Deposits will normally be refunded within 28 working days of cancellation, however the legal obligation as a landlord is to secure all deposits with a third party protection scheme. In the event that your deposit has already been sent to the protection scheme by the time you cancel your booking, your refund could take up to 60 days to be refunded due to the protection scheme's processing period and your deposit refund will come directly from them - you will need your repayment ID which will be sent to you directly by the protection scheme. If the deposit has already been sent to the deposit protection scheme, then the apartment is unable to influence their processing time.

Details

1.Initial Cancellation Period
You can cancel your booking up to 7 days after you accept your offer or pay your deposit, providing you have not already moved in to the property and the apartment will refund your security deposit in full. Deposits will normally be refunded within 28 working days of cancellation, however the legal obligation as a landlord is to secure all deposits with a third party protection scheme. In the event that your deposit has already been sent to the protection scheme by the time you cancel your booking, your refund could take up to 60 days to be refunded due to the protection scheme's processing period and your deposit refund will come directly from them - you will need your repayment ID which will be sent to you directly by the protection scheme. If the deposit has already been sent to the deposit protection scheme, then the apartment is unable to influence their processing time.
2.Out of Initial Cancellation Period
If you cancel your booking after the 7 day Initial Cancellation Period, you will remain liable for the weekly rent (for each and every week or part week) until the apartment is able to re-let the room. If they are able to re-let the room they will release you from the agreement upon payment of a £50 variation of contract fee which they will recover by retaining part or all of your deposit. If you have paid a lower deposit amount, that's the amount that will be retained.

Pets Policy

No Pet

Double Occupancy Policy

Double occupancy rooms:

No double occupancy rooms.

8 Roxburgh FAQs

When is the due date for rent payment?

Please enter the Student Portal interface of your apartment, click Review My Offer to enter the contract review interface, click CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE TENANCY AGREEMENT in the lower right corner again or enter the registered email to check the rent payment deadline on the contract. If you need to pay the rent, you can return to the homepage and click Review/Pay Statement to view the details of the payment plan. The corresponding key information is [Balance] The current total amount to be paid for this payment item [Due Date] Payment deadline (format day/month/year) Please pay the rent before the due date

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Is an installment purchase possible?

If you have a valid UK guarantor, you can choose to pay the rent in three installments, in September, January and April. If there is no valid UK guarantor, full rent must be paid 1 month before the start of the contract.

How to pay rent?

Please enter the Student Portal interface of your apartment, click Review/Pay Statement to enter the payment interface, then tick the items that need to be paid, and click pay to enter the payment interface. The apartment supports online credit card payment (credit card is supported) or bank transfer 1. For online credit card payment, please ensure that the payment card type is one of the following four types: Mastercard/Visa/Visa Debit/Visa Electron. Carefully fill in the cardholder information, and please ensure that the payment card has sufficient credit, and the bank is opened and supports payment behavior. Please note that payment cards do not need to be present in person. 2. For bank remittance, please contact the apartment to obtain the transfer account under the guidance of the consultant, and then complete the corresponding payment in the bank. However, please note that wire transfers can take several business days to arrive, so payment needs to be arranged in advance.

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