Student Accommodation Leicester
For all those attending university this year, you will be interested to know that the property team at Keywest specialise in providing some of the best Student Accommodation Leicester has to offer.
With many years experience of managing hundreds of houses, we’re sure to have something for you. Our experienced accommodation team of property managers have unrivalled knowledge of the Leicester market.
Keywest vet all our properties and landlords before entering into any agreement.
Whilst we can’t get it right 100% of the time, our stringent checks mean that we work hard to look after our tenant’s needs. If situations do arise, and we need to step in, such as maintenance requirements and repairs, we will act quickly and effectively, with as little fuss as possible.
How to Find the Best Student Accommodation to Rent?
Finding the best accommodation in Leicester isn’t always easy. Whether you are a student living alone or intend to live with a friend and feel the university campus life is not for you then Keywest has a wide range of student accommodation for you to choose from.
To live your best student life while attending the University of Leicester, your accommodation is everything. Selecting the wrong accommodation options, and you could end up with more of a headache than you bargained for. Will you rent a private studio alone close to Leicester City Centre, or will you live with friends in a shared living space?
As a Leicester student you will want to ensure your future accommodation is fit for your daily needs so that you can focus on what matters most. By selecting the right property you will have easy access to local stores, amenities and public transport.
Our wide variety of student friendly properties are equipped with en suite bathrooms, modern kitchens, study spaces, private gardens and benefit from being within walking distance to the University.
Shared Accommodation, Apartments and Flats
If you are starting University and looking for the best Leicester student accommodation options, whether that’s a student flat, private studio or house share, speak to the professional team at Keywest. Our wide range of student properties range from affordable rentals that suit your budget to luxury student accommodation. Whatever your preferences, we have something that suits you.
Whether you’re looking for the perfect house share with friends on the busy Narborough Road, or a one-bedroom flat to yourself on a quiet road on the outskirts of the city centre, we have something for you.
If you haven’t yet viewed our student property listings, head over to our student lettings page, where you can find a list of our top properties available to rent. Best student properties rent first and fast, so if you see something you like, don’t leave it last minute before you secure your home for the Academic year ahead.
Things to Do for Students at Leicester University
The city of Leicester is known for its vibrant culture and lively atmosphere. With so much to offer, Leicester is one of the UK’s fastest growing cities. It offers a diverse mix of green spaces, attractions and events throughout the year.
The University of Leicester is known in recent years for the discovery of the remains of Richard III and the visitor centre is open to all students and residents.
Below are 5 more attractions in Leicester to keep you busy during your stay.
- Leicester Cathedral
- Museum of Science & Industry
- Fountain Square Shopping Centre
- Curve Theatre
- National Space Museum
This stunning cathedral was built between 1075 and 1140 and is considered by many to be one of the finest examples of Norman architecture in England. The cathedral is a Grade I listed building and is open every day except Sunday. There are guided tours available which run regularly during the week.
Visit the Cathedral and enjoy the beautiful stained-glass windows as well as the impressive vaulted ceiling. You can also take part in religious services held here.
Museum of Science & Industry
A visit to this museum is a must for any visitor to Leicester. This museum houses a huge collection of exhibits including steam engines, dinosaurs, space rockets and even a submarine!
The Museum of Science & Industry is located just off Junction 24 of the M1 motorway and only around 20 minutes away from the city centre.
Fountain Square Shopping Centre
Located in the heart of the city centre, Fountain Square has become Leicester’s premier retail destination. A great place to shop for everything from fashion to food and drink, this shopping centre has an array of shops, restaurants and bars.
The Fountain Square Shopping Centre is situated close to the main train station and bus routes into town.
A trip to Curve theatre is a fun way to spend a Saturday afternoon. Located in the heart of the historic Stoneygate area, this venue hosts a wide range of live music performances, comedy shows and family entertainment.
There are plenty of places to eat nearby too, so why not treat yourself to some delicious Italian cuisine at Il Forno?
National Space Museum
The National Space Museum is a fantastic attraction that will appeal to all ages. Visitors can learn about the history of space exploration and how it changed the world.
Visitors can experience what it would feel like to walk on Mars, view a model of the International Space Station and even go inside a rocket tower housing the UK’s largest planetarium.
The National Space Museum takes place in the former RAF Cosford airbase and is easily accessible via public transport.
More About Student Accommodation in Leicester City Centre
Leicester City is an incredible city which is a popular destination for students to come and study from around the world.
But where is the best area for student housing for your stay? With our knowledge of the local area and universities, our professional letting team at Keywest are here to help.
There are many popular areas to live for students in Leicester and if you’re new to the city, our property managers will be able to give you a feel for what to expect, and find the neighbourhood that’s right for you.
You’ll want to be close to the university buildings to keep travel costs down, but you’ll also want to have plenty of shops, bars and restaurants nearby to make the most of your time. There are various types of student houses, including studio apartments, flats and houses, and we’ll help you find the right type of home.
Need Help Finding the Perfect Accommodation While Attending University?
As for many people starting university, it is the first time you’ll be living away from home. Keywest understands this, and we take extra care and attention to explain in simple terms the roles and responsibilities of tenants and landlords before you enter into any tenancy agreement. This means you can rest assured that we maintain the highest possible standards of practice and strive to look after all our tenants as best we can.
Whichever way you wish to carry out a property search with Keywest, we are sure that we can help you find the right rental property. Get in touch today.