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Houghall Court

East Durham, DH1 3SG

  • Across the road from The Graham Sports Centre
  • Only 10 - 15 minutes walk to the city centre and main university campuses
 
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  • 222 Beds

  • 0.9 miles from city centre

About Houghall Court

Houghall Court is a stunning redevelopment located at East Durham College’s Houghall campus - providing a home for 222 students in both ensuite and studio rooms.

Enjoy laid-back living in our comfortable common and TV rooms - complete with enormous bean bags. A large, shared study room means you’ll always have a private space to focus on your studies.

Houghall Court sits beside the River Wear, less than a mile from Durham city centre and just 15 minutes’ walk from the train and bus stations. A free university bus service connects you to all Durham University campuses.

Just across the road, you’ll find Durham University’s Graham Sports Centre - home to a fully-equipped gym, indoor sports hall, tennis courts, artificial sports pitches, running track, and more.

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Ensuite rooms

A range of rooms in shared flats with shared kitchens and your own bathroom
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Studio rooms

Individual flats with your own kitchen and own bathroom
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CLASSIC STUDIO

With these studios you will have all that you need at hand, with a comfortable double bed with under bed storage, a private bathroom, desk area with shelves, a chair and Wi-Fi connection. Within your kitchen area you will have a combination oven, hob, extractor fan and fridge with a freezer compartment.

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All year - £170 per week

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PREMIUM RANGE 1 STUDIO

Premium range 1 studios have more floor space than a Classic studio with 20 meters squared of floor space.

The feature a comfortable double bed with under bed storage, a private bathroom, Wi-Fi and a desk study area with shelves and a chair. Within your kitchen area you will have a combination oven, hob, extractor fan and fridge with a freezer compartment.

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All year - £185 per week

CLASSIC ENSUITE

En-suite rooms are packed with features such as a private bathroom, a comfortable three-quarter size bed, your own desk and Wi-Fi connected work space. You'll find plenty of room for your belongings with a large wardrobe and under-bed storage space. You will also have a shared lounge and fully fitted kitchen area to relax in with your flat mates.

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PREMIUM RANGE 1 ENSUITE

Premium range 1 en-suite rooms are packed with features such as a private bathroom, a comfortable three-quarter size bed, your own desk and Wi-Fi connected work space. You'll find plenty of room for your belongings with a large wardrobe and under-bed storage space. You will also have a shared lounge and fully fitted kitchen area to relax in with your flat mates.

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PREMIUM RANGE 2 STUDIO

Premium range 2 studios have more floor space than a Premium range 1 studio with 25 meters squared of floor space.

The feature a comfortable double bed with under bed storage, a private bathroom, Wi-Fi and a desk study area with shelves and a chair. Within your kitchen area you will have a combination oven, hob, extractor fan and fridge with a freezer compartment.

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All of the following comes included in the room price

With Unite Students you won't have to worry about the little details. We've got everything covered, from internet to contents insurance.

Your living essentials

  • All bills included in the rent

  • Wi-fi included throughout the property

  • Basic contents insurance included

  • Secure properties looked after by service teams 24/7

  • Log any maintenance requests with our teams via the free MyUnite app

  • On site support from property teams

  • 24/7 emergency contact centre

Facilities in Houghall Court

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    Furnished bedrooms and fitted kitchens

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    Laundry facilities in the property

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    Study and socialise in your common space

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    Bike storage

On your doorstep

Social Scenes
If you are hungry but don’t want to cook, Durham has a lot to offer….. You will find a wide range of bars to suit every taste. If you fancy light snacks, there are cafés, coffee shops or tearooms. There’s even an ice cream parlour and milkshake bar if that’s what you’re in the mood for.
It has every kind of restaurant you can think of Spanish, Asian, French, Italian, Mexican, Mediterranean, Indian, fish, steak and your traditional Sunday carvery too.
The city has many pubs if you just fancy a drink in a traditional English pub with an open fire. Or perhaps you prefer lively bars / wine bars – Durham has those too!
What
Durham is home to The Gala Theatre and Cinema. So if you fancy watching a film or a show, you have the choice right on your doorstep.
Getting Active
In the city centre you'll find Freemans Quay Leisure Centre, so if you fancy a swim, workout, fitness class or personal training, the great facilities there will help you stay in shape.

Close and convenient

Travel and Transport
The property is ideally located within a 5-minute walk to the train and the bus station. If you enjoy walking, Durham is a great city to walk around. You can also hire a bike in the city centre and make use of Durham’s cycle routes.  Durham University also offer a range of free bus services to get you around the different campuses.
Local Essentials
The property is a 15 minute walk away from Durham City Centre where you can find a range of local shops and resturants. For wider shopping choices the fantastic public transport system makes getting around the area really easy, with a 20 minute commute to Newcastle City Centre or Intu Metrocentre.
Your Wellbeing
There is a hospital within a 10-minute walk away from the property and the nearest doctor’s surgery is at Clay Path next to the Gala. The university also offer a range of wellbeing services and are able to signpost you should you need further advice and guidance. Durham also has a hospital and a range of dentist surgeries available.