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Northernhay House

Northernhay Place, EX4 3RY

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  • 218 Beds

  • 0.6 miles from city centre

About Northernhay House

Northernhay House is a popular student property located in the heart of Exeter, close to the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus and a 20-minute walk to St Luke’s Campus. Exeter Central train station is only a five-minute walk away. With the city’s best shops, bars and restaurants close by, you’re right at the centre of Exeter’s vibrant student social life.

If you have a booking which has been allocated by the University of Exeter Accommodation Office please contact us at and a member of the team will be happy to help.

Ensuite rooms

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

Studio rooms

Individual flats with your own kitchen and own bathroom
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En-suite rooms have a private bathroom, your own desk and Wi-Fi connected work space. Basic en-suite rooms have a single bed.

You will have a shared lounge and fully fitted kitchen area to relax in with your flat mates. You'll find plenty of room for your belongings with a large wardrobe and under-bed storage space.

  • 2

All year - £157 per week

Academic year - £170 per week


Classic en-suite rooms have three-quarter sized beds and include a private bathroom, your own desk and Wi-Fi connected desk space.

There is plenty of space to store your belongings with a large wardrobe and under-bed storage space. Classic en-suite rooms have a shared kitchen and lounge, which you and your flatmates can relax in.

  • 2-5

All year - £168 per week

Academic year - £185 per week


Perfect for students who want to live by themselves, our studios are ideal homes for studying and living independently.

Basic studios have a single bed, and as well as your own bathroom and fully fitted kitchen/dining area, you’ll have a well-equipped and Wi-Fi connected work space.

You’ll also find plenty of space for your belongings with a large wardrobe, under-bed storage, shelves and drawers.

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If you prefer independent apartment style living you will feel right at home in a one bedroom flat.

Classic one bedroom flats have three-quarter sized beds and are 2.4 metres x 4.5metres. The separate dining room is 2.2metres x 4.75 metres. Adjoining kitchen is 3.4 metres x 2.54 metres.

The bedrooms are fitted with a large Wi-Fi connected study area with a desk and chair. You will also find plenty of storage for your belongings, with a large wardrobe, under-bed space, drawers and shelves.

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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 Northernhay House

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    Furnished bedrooms and fitted kitchens

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    Study and socialise in your common space

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    Laundry facilities in the property

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    Bike storage

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    Vending machines - snacks on site!

On your doorstep

Social Scenes
Exeter city centre is home to a range of social activities and entertainment venues. Whether you enjoy a coffee and newspaper at a local café, or a night out at lively student bars and clubs, the city has something for you.
The Imperial, the second largest Wetherspoons pub in the country, sits less than a 15-minute walk from Northernhay House and provides everything on a budget; breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as special grill and curry nights, and a wide selection of drinks.
The Quay is just a 20-minute walk or short taxi ride away from Northernhay, and is home to one of the most relaxed parts of the Exeter bar scene - day or night. The Waterfront is popular whatever the time of day or night, and even more so when it’s sunny.
The city centre is home to many bars and nightclubs with weekly student nights. Popular venues include Arena, The Cavern, Timepiece or Mosaic.
The city centre is also home to Starbucks and Costa Coffee, as well as many independent coffee houses where you can meet up with friends or simply watch the world go by.
There are numerous independent and chain bookshops in the city and a wide array of fashion boutiques to choose from.
Exeter is home to a range of great live venues, so whether its theatre, comedy or music you’re into, there’s something to suit every taste. The Exeter Phoenix, the city’s arts centre, offers top quality theatre, dance, live music, and exhibitions throughout the year.
The Northcott Theatre is based on Streatham Campus and stages its own productions as well as national tours, comedy nights and concerts.
The Vue Cinema is the main cinema in Exeter, but The Picturehouse is also very popular. Its programme includes art house and classic films, as well as major blockbusters.
Getting Active
The University of Exeter’s Sports Park is located on campus, just off Stocker Road, and is home to some of the South West’s leading sports facilities. The facilities host events from the Athletic Union clubs and societies, plus competitions in the British Universities Sports Association (BUSA) and College Sports events.
Exeter Tennis Centre and the Sir Christopher Ondaatje Devon Cricket Centre are also based here, offering indoor playing space that is unrivalled in the region.
The Sports Park is currently benefitting from an £8million development which has already seen the water-based hockey pitch resurfaced, a new 3G rubber crumb MUGA pitch installed and six outdoor tennis courts covered.

Close and convenient

Travel and Transport
Exeter Central Train Station is just five minutes’ walk from Northernhay House, so you’ve got great access to public transport across the country. Direct lines to London, Bristol, Leeds, Plymouth and Edinburgh run regularly, so you can really make the most of holidays and weekends.
Exeter’s other main station, Exeter St Davids, is just 15 minutes’ walk from the property. The property’s city centre location means you have good access to trains and taxis. The property team will be happy to assist if you need help choosing the best public transport to suit your journey.
Local Essentials
The city centre location of Northernhay House means you have plenty of local stores to choose from. There are several supermarkets and convenience stores located on Sidwell Street, just a minute around the corner from the property.
Exeter is home to a range of shopping outlets, from local stores to giant department stores. The standout shopping centres include Princesshay, Guild Hall and Harlequins.
Princesshay has more than 70 shops dedicated to lifestyle, fashion, food, drink and leisure. In addition, the newly constructed John Lewis store boasts 65,000 square feet of shopping space.
Your Wellbeing
Exeter has two main hospitals; Wonford and Heavitree. Wonford Hospital can be accessed via the ‘H’ bus service from the city centre. Heavitree can be accessed via the ‘D’ bus service which stops at the University’s Streatham Campus.
The University of Exeter provides many welfare services. We have a long and successful history of working with the university and we will support you to get access to appropriate support for any problems or challenges that you encounter.