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Chaucer House

Isambard Brunel Rd, Portsmouth, PO1 2GP

  • Variety of social spaces and common room areas
  • Mixture of room types available
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  • 484 Beds

  • 0.1 miles from city centre

About Chaucer House

Chaucer House is close to our Greetham Street property. It's right next to Portsmouth and Southsea railway station and 10 minutes walk to the university. There are a mixture of en-suite flats and studios with great study space and communal areas.

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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 ENSUITE

Our classic ensuite rooms provide all your home comforts with the added bonus of living with new students.

The rooms are fitted with a three-quarter size bed, your own shower room and a Wi-Fi connected study space. Ensuite rooms also come with plenty of space for your belongings with a wardrobe, under-bed storage, drawers and shelves.

  • 4-9

Academic year - £164 per week

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CLASSIC STUDIO

Our studios provide all your home comforts with the added benefit of living independently. Our studios include a modern kitchen/dining area with enough space for you to cook, study and entertain.

The rooms are fitted with a double bed, your own private bathroom/wet room and a Wi-Fi connected study space. Studios also have facilities that can be used with ease and plenty of space for your belongings, with a wardrobe, under-bed storage, drawers and shelves.

  • 0

All year - £187 per week

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CLASSIC ACCESSIBLE STUDIO

Our accessible studios provide all your home comforts with the added benefit of living independently. These studios include a modern kitchen/dining area with enough space for you to cook, study and entertain. These rooms are fitted with a double bed, your own private wet room and a Wi-Fi connected study space. Our accessible studios have facilities that can be used with ease and plenty of space for your belongings, with a wardrobe, under-bed storage, drawers and shelves.

  • 0

All year - £187 per week

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 Chaucer House

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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

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    Vending machines - snacks on site!

On your doorstep

Social Scenes
Portsmouth is home to loads of live music venues, pubs, breweries, clubs and everything in between, which is great as it is all accessible in this walkable city.
 
Just 6 minutes’ walk away from Chaucer House you have the Portsmouth Guildhall and the Pyramids Centre, and only a miles walk to Gunwharf Quays which hosts a mixture of pubs and bars, and indulge your taste buds with a fantastic line up of cafes and restaurants.
 
Being a short walk from Portsmouth University, Chaucer House also gives you immediate access to the Students' Union, which is a great place to meet new people and socialise.
 
For those seeking student nightlife, there are a variety of bars within short walking distance, such as Liquid & Envy & The Whetherspoons, as well as Gunwharf Quay being home to many more like Tiger Tiger. 
Chaucer House is in the heart of Portsmouth where you will find a wide range of shopping opportunities, where you can peruse the Gunwharf Quays for designer goods, in less than 10 minutes you can hit Commercial Road and the Cascades Shopping Centre for your high street favourites or if you are shopping for that unique purchase then in 5 minutes you could be at Southsea for antique goods, vintage clothing and bohemian felt shops.
What
Portsmouth is packed full of cultural experiences; with Portsmouth Anglican Cathedral only 1 mile away, and  contemporary art galleries, literary heritage, museums, theatres and live music venues.
 
Chaucer House gives you great access to many activities right on your doorstep, with the cutting edge theatre at the New Theatre Royal only 5 minutes’ walk, as well as less than a mile you can catch a West End production at the Kings Theatre.
 
In less than 1 mile you can be at the fantastic Portsmouth Museum, where you can discover over 500 years’ worth of sculptures, prints, ceramics, furniture, fine and decorative art gallery.
 
Visit Aspex Gallery in Gunwharf Quays which is just over 1 miles walk from Chaucer House, the gallery features works by contemporary artists from around the world, as well as the latest in contemporary art and newest artistic talent.
Getting Active
Portsmouth is a fantastic place to go running, with plenty of scenic paths to adventure right on your doorstep. Chaucer House has easy access to a range of outdoor activities with plenty of green areas and sport facilities, like the Charter Community Sports Centre which is basically next door. If you prefer to spectate then just over a miles stroll will have you watching Portsmouth F.C play a home game at Fratton Park. 
 
Portsmouth University offers a wide range of activities, exercise classes, sports leagues and competitions, and sports-related coaching courses which students can get involved with. There's also the opportunity to join in on one of the many fitness classes on campus including Zumba and circuit training, as well as the facilities to partake in basketball, badminton, table tennis, netball or five-a-side football.

Close and convenient

Travel and Transport
Chaucer House is perfectly located right next to Portsmouth and Southsea train station, so you have the best transport link in and out of Portsmouth right on your doorstep. Portsmouth is a walkable city, so everything is accessible on foot, but if not Chaucer House has great access to bus lines, but speak to a member of staff and they will be more than happy to offer guidance on getting around town.
Local Essentials
Chaucer House has a Sainsburys Local only 7minutes walk away, so you can grab the essentials without venturing too far from home. The Cascades Shopping Centre is only 7 minutes away and this offers over 50 shops and outlets. Commercial road is home to a lot of the essentials you may need, including banks, building societies, pharmacies and more, and Commercial Road is also only 7 minutes away.
 
Larger supermarkets can be found in the city centre, including ASDA, Sainsbury’s, Co-op and Spar. These are all either a short walk or taxi ride away.
Your Wellbeing
Southsea Medical Centre, Somers Town Health Centre and Guildhall Walk-In Health Centre are all less than 10minutes walk from Chaucer House, as well as SWITCH and Portsmouth Counselling Services, which offer great services from sexual health drop-in clinics, financial advice and emotional support and counselling.
 
We take student welfare extremely seriously and have set up student representation with the Students' Union. As such, if you are struggling to settle at university and need help to get used to your new life, our in-house team and student representatives are here to support you.