Shared Student Houses in Selly Oak

If you're looking for the quintessential form of student life at university, a student house to let could be exactly what you are looking for. Houses are suitable for a group of sharers, from smaller 2 or 3 people groups, up to larger parties of 5 or 6 students. When searching for the right accommodation for you and your group, it's important to look at everything that your accommodation can offer you.

At Unihousing, we aim to provide student accommodation that can enhance the university experience. This means making the letting process as easy as possible for our tenants, and providing high quality student homes.

What Can I Expect When Living in a Student House?

All of our accommodation have been built with students in mind. Regardless of the quantity, all of our properties come with well-sized bedrooms, including a double bed and wardrobe. Every property comes with at least one shower room, while the larger properties may come with ensuite bathrooms or more than one washroom.

Moving into a new student property can be stressful, which is why all of of our housing comes fully fitted and furnished with sofas, beds, wardrobes, fridge freezers and washing machines. Inside the kitchen of one of our student houses, you can find an oven, hob and microwave for all your meal preparations. There's also ample storage space for everyone in the property.

The living room really is the hub of student living. All our living rooms include at least one sofa to give you and your friends a space to relax after a day of lectures. You'll have plenty of room to relax, enjoy some drinks, or play a board game with your friends. Some of our houses also come with a rear garden to enjoy summer parties or BBQs.

Gas central heating and double glazed windows come as standard for all of our student accommodation. Some properties have the added benefit of utility bills being included in the price of rent. These can include gas, electric and water. Other houses include extras, such as inclusive internet or a flat screen TV being provided in each room.

What is Available in the Local Area?

Selly Oak is home to a large population of students attending courses at the University of Birmingham. Because of this, Selly Oak is capable of providing everything that a student could need while living at university. With a selection of supermarkets, shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants, including a local pharmacy, you should have everything you need nearby.

Transport is easily accessible in Selly Oak, with many bus routes going through the student village and into the city centre and neighbouring districts. There is also Selly Oak Train Station, where trains run frequently into and out of the city centre. Don't forget that there are travel discounts available for students.

Birmingham is one of the largest cities in the UK, which means that there is a large number of things to both see and do. The city centre contains the Bullring shopping centre and Grand Central, which house a variety of shops and restaurants. From there, you can easily access Birmingham High Street, and the rest of the city.

Why Choose Unihousing for Student Housing?

Owning all of its available accommodation is one way in which Unihousing helps to provide reassurance and confidence in its tenants that we are here for them. By owning all of its property, Unihousing can eliminate the need for third-party interference and allows for quick response times questions. Unihousing also has a dedicated maintenance team that can reach properties quickly and fix issues promptly, which would not be possible if we did not own our accommodation.

We have a great amount of experience providing high standards of accommodation to students at the University of Birmingham. Our friendly reception team has helped hundreds of students find their ideal student let. In addition, we have our own qualified, dedicated maintenance team who can facilitate fast repairs.

If you're looking for a student house in Selly Oak, you can use our accommodation search facility to find your ideal property. Alternatively, you can contact our reception team who will be able to help you find what you're looking for.

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Student Houses FAQ

What are the posh areas in Birmingham?

The wealthiest areas in Birmingham include Edgbaston, Sutton Coldfield, Moseley, and Harborne.

How much does it cost to live in Birmingham as a student?

The average price for student accommodation in Birmingham is between £550 and £800. Course-related costs such as books and stationery can add up to about £35 a month

Do Unihousing offer high quality student accommodation in Birmingham?

Unihousing have just built a brand-new complex on Bristol Road in Selly Oak. This has 4 floors of varying luxury accommodation for students attending the university of Birmingham. These properties provide safe, comfortable and spacious living areas for students looking to live in style during their time at university.

When should I start looking for student housing?

The earlier you look for student housing the better. By looking early, you can be sure to find the exact type of property that you are looking for. You can also ensure that the property that you want is available, as housing sells fast near the new term time.

How long can you stay at uni accommodation?

You can stay in university-supplied accommodation for as long as you are a student. Many students tend to only stay in uni halls for just their first year, however. This is because university halls tend to be more expensive than other forms of accommodation around the area of the university. This will solely depend on your unique situation, as well as the type of experience you want to have whilst in university.

Can you choose who to live with at uni?

Depending on the circumstances of your accommodation, you may be able to choose who you live with. Whereas student halls usually mix you randomly, if you have friends that you would like to stay with, there is private student accommodation that can help you with group housing. As long as you explain your situation to the landlord an agreement can be made that will benefit both parties.

What are student houses?

Student houses are a great opportunity to live with student friends while studying at university. Whereas in student halls you are usually limited to your room and a shared area/kitchen, student houses allow you as a group to have the space you need to have the best type of student life at university. Houses are usually available for groups of 2-6 people.