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Student Accommodation in Carlisle

Written by Sam | February 10, 2021

In Carlisle you have the University of Cumbria and has around 5,000 students. It also has campuses based in Carlisle, Lancaster and Ambleside are home to the university’s campuses.

Because the university is smaller than other universities, you actually get more contact time and due to it’s location you get access to some fantastic country side and natural beauties.

Living in Carlisle means that you won’t be based in a big city and that getting to it can be trickier than say travelling to Birmingham or Manchester, however, it still has good transport links in and out.

If you want to read more about living in Carlisle as a student and want to see what there is to do, stay and explore, our places pages will help you: Living in Carlisle as a student.

If you want to see what it is like going to the University of Cumbria, main statistics, good courses, bad courses and what the campuses are like this page will give you more information: University of Cumbria

Private Student Accommodation in Carlisle

In this section I look at the purpose built student accommodation that is in Carlisle for students. These are big blocks of studios, flats and other rooms built specifically for students, they are normally located close to the city centre and come with a lot of added extras.

Some of the extras are:

  • Accommodation managers
  • Extra security
  • Bills included
  • Gym, cinema and study rooms
  • En-suites
  • Social events
  • On-site maintenance
  • Free breakfasts
  • Bikes to use

The only downside is that they are most expensive than student housing, however, it depends what you want and value in the accommodation.

Map of Student Accommodation in Carlisle

All the student accommodation in Carlisle is within walking distance to university and the train station. Carlisle isn’t a huge place and you can get from one side to the other relatively easily compared to other bigger cities.

Some student accommodation providers in Carlisle are:

If you are searching for student accommodation in Carlisle, I have put some tips below to help you find a good quality place. However, because of the size and amount of suppliers, as a student you don’t have too much of a choice when it comes to private student accommodation providers, my tips are:

  • Always view the accommodation
  • View the communal areas and make sure they are fit for purpose
  • Read the tenancy before you book
  • Check the inventory
  • Make sure that you check the quality of the furnishings
  • Check the social calendar

There are more things to check but here are some of the things you can check, if you would like to see more detail, this article will help you: How To Find Your Next Student Accommodation

Student Housing in Carlisle

As the university is smaller than others and is on the rise, it hasn’t got a lot of student housing options in terms of student letting agents and landlords.

There is still some great student letting agents and landlords in Carlisle to choose from.

Best places to live as a student in Carlisle are:

  • Caldewgate
  • Denton holme
  • Stanwix

If you are searching for student housing in Carlise, here are some good student letting agents and landlords in the area:

This is not all the student letting agents in Carlisle, there are more, these are just the ones that I like as they offer something more than a traditional place.

In Carlisle a lot of students start looking for the next years student housing or accommodation around late November and December with a view to usually book in the new year. Some students book beforehand, however you will still find good quality housing if you want to book in the new year!

If you are searching for student housing and want to make sure that you get in with a good student housing provider, here are my tips:

  • Always view the property
  • Check each room and every bedroom
  • Make sure the common areas have good quality fixtures and fittings
  • Read the tenancy and check the deposit scheme
  • Make sure the rooms are functional
  • Check the inventory
  • Research the agent or landlord online for any history

If you want more detail about how to find a good quality student house in Carlisle then there is more detail in this article: How To Find Your Next Student Accommodation.

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