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    Barker House

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    Shield St, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE2 1XR
    From £135 / week
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    2 Offers + Bills Included
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    Distance from Northumbria University
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    51 mins
    train
    30 mins
    car
    8 mins
    Flexible Move In
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    Overview:

    Launched in 2019, Barker House has quickly established itself as a modern and dynamic student accommodation in Newcastle. Offering a choice of three distinct Ensuite room types, each up to 19?, Barker House caters to a variety of student preferences and budgets. The residence is equipped with a plethora of amenities aimed at enhancing student life, from practical laundry facilities and bike storage to communal kitchens and lounges, all within an elevator-accessible building. The all-inclusive rent package, covering high-speed WIFI, utility bills, and financial insurance, ensures a worry-free living environment for all residents.

    Highlights:

    Barker House prides itself on providing an array of room options including Classic Ensuite, Ensuite Plus, and Premium Ensuite, each designed to meet the diverse needs of students. The accommodations boast comfortable bedding, ample study space with ergonomic furniture, and generous storage, making it easy for students to focus on their studies and rest comfortably. The thoughtful amenities extend to a communal kitchen for shared meals and socializing, a study room for focused academic work, and a lounge area complete with table tennis for relaxation and social interaction. The courtyard adds a serene green space for outdoor enjoyment, and the provision of free bike storage promotes a sustainable mode of transport around Newcastle.

    Location:

    Strategically located, Barker House is within walking distance to Newcastle's shopping hubs like Northumberland Street Market and Eldon Square, offering access to a wide range of retail options. Nearby supermarkets such as Tesco Express and Sainsbury's Local cater to everyday needs, while the local dining scene includes a variety of restaurants like Mascalzone and Zapatista Burrito Bar, offering diverse culinary experiences.Notably, Barker House is also within walking distance to key academic institutions such as Northumbria University and Newcastle University, making it an exceptionally convenient choice for students based on location.

    Transport:

    Barker House boasts excellent transport links, with Jesmond and Manors Metro stations just a 10-minute walk away, facilitating easy city navigation. Manors Train Station enhances connectivity with wider travel options, and nearby bus stops ensure efficient local commutes. The proximity to Newcastle International Airport adds to the convenience for international students.

    Safety and Services:

    Security is paramount at Barker House, a trusted option for student housing in Newcastle. We have a 24-hour electronic access control system and video surveillance in place to ensure a safe and secure environment for all residents. The presence of an independent equipment maintenance team guarantees prompt resolution of any facility issues, providing peace of mind and a comfortable stay for all students.

    Price Trend

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    Location

    Shield St, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE2 1XR

    Room Types

    Generic Room
    Classic Ensuite
    • study-deskStudy desk and chair
    • wardrobeWardrobe
    • Bed3/4 Double Bed
    • ShowerPrivate Bathroom
    • Room-typePrivate Room
    Move - InDurationRentDeposit
    2024-09-0751 week£145 / week£99
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    Generic Room
    Classic Ensuite Plus
    • study-deskStudy desk and chair
    • wardrobeWardrobe
    • Bed3/4 Double Bed
    • ShowerPrivate Bathroom
    • Room-typePrivate Room
    Move - InDurationRentDeposit
    2024-09-0751 week£135 / week£99
    2024-09-0743 week£145 / week£99
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    What To Expect

    Apartment
    tv
    Television
    wifi
    WiFi
    microwave
    Microwave
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    Utility Bills Included
    electric-stove
    Electric Stove
    fridge
    Fridge
    Community
    Communal Relaxing & Study Area
    Lounge Area
    Bike Storage
    CCTV
    Garden / Courtyard
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    Reviews

    Neighbourhood
    5.0
    Maintenance
    2.0
    Amenities
    2.0
    Security
    5.0
    Value of Services
    5.0
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    Facilities
    Maintenance

    Srijani Bose | Newcastle University

    Jun 15, 2023

    We have lived here for 9 months now out of which the lift was unavailable for nearly 3 months. The lift would be out of service most of the time. Some lights don't work and nothing is done either.

    FAQs

    The fee is intended to support the delivery of improved customer services and guarantee that you receive preferential treatment throughout the booking process.
    You can get a full refund if you cancel within 24 hours of payment, after which platform fees will not be refunded (To be added on Cancellation Policy also)
    Fee is non-refundable in case the student decides to swap their accommodation from a non-commissionable property to a commissionable property. Platform Fee is refundable to the student if they decide to cancel their booking within the defined “UniAcco Cooling Off Period”. This period will be upto 48 hours from the months April-September and 5 days from the months October-March.
    Platform fee reflects upfront for all non-commissionable properties. For partially commissionable properties, the platform fee should reflect at the time of the student filling the booking form. This is subject to the nationality of the student.
    We will assist the student with the entire booking process. End-to-end handling of the cancellation process for the student. (Platform Fee won’t be refundable to the student in this scenario). Post Move-In Assistance to the student.

    Yes, we accept bookings for those turning 18 in the first semester, with an adult co-signatory on the tenancy agreement. Policies for under-18s vary by property.

    No, pets of any kind are not permitted at properties, except registered assistance dogs.

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