Looking to rent a student house for the first time can be daunting, especially if you are unfamiliar with the process. If you’re a student in Newcastle and are worried about looking for your perfect student home, then look no further. This list of some of the best student letting agencies in Newcastle in 2022 is the perfect place to start your search.
1. Pat Robson
You’ll be able to filter by location, price, property type and number of beds with Pat Robson’s handy filter system. With over 20 years of experience, this agency has generally mid-sized properties in some of the most commonly sought-after sizes (3-6 people) at a variety of prices. They list small maisonettes and flats as well, 1-2 bedrooms if you are looking to share with one friend. They have a diverse portfolio of houses and this is reflected, along with helpful staff and a stress-free process, in their search engine reviews.
Address: 20 Osborne Rd, Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE2 2AD
Phone: 0191 20 90 100
With houses ranging from 1 to 8 bedrooms, this agency boasts a number of professional accreditations, an office next to Newcastle University campus, more properties than any other Newcastle-based agency and multilingual staff. Their website contains a number of guides to life in different student areas – where is most suited to your budget, the nearest amenities and the kinds of social events you will find there – including Jesmond, Sandyford and Heaton. You also have the option to filter as being near Newcastle or Northumbria Universities.
Address: 101 Percy St, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 7RY
Phone: 0191 243 1000
As specialists in student lettings, Prem-lets are in the centre of Heaton and serve students and professionals across Newcastle’s student areas. As declared on their website, they own the majority of the properties that they let – so you get a more direct form of contact with the landlord. They also promise to have vetted both properties and landlords before letting places they don’t own. They let single rooms as well as up to 9 bed HMOs, so they have something for pretty much everyone.
Address: 196 Heaton Rd, Heaton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE6 5HP
Phone: 0191 287 2888
This agency has a filter for both finding a student house and for finding a student houseshare. If you’re looking to stay in the area last minute or otherwise need a single room, this might be a good starting point. They have properties in Jesmond, Sandyford, Heaton and Fenham, so wherever you need to be in whatever sized house, Baskeys will try and help you find the right house for you. All maintenance reporting is done online, so the process is sped up and you can keep track of any reports you have made. You can even pay your deposit and rent online through their payment portal.
Address: 22Osborne Rd, Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE2 2AD
Phone: 0191 281 6161
If you are worried about sorting out your bills for the first time, Roseworth offers an all-inclusive bills package (without Wi-fi) on ‘all 3-8 bedroom properties’ for a quoted extra of £15ppw on the market rent. Renters are often wary of bills included as it can often be more expensive, but it is a good option if you are worried about setting up bills. In addition, they offer advice to new tenants and students who are renting, along with lots of different properties, including 8 bed HMOs, small flats and individual rooms in larger houseshares.
Address: 51 Osborne Rd, Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE2 2AH
Phone: 0191 222 1225
The first thing you will come across on Ridley Properties’ website is a fantastic map of the city, with student areas marked, as well as the university and some great places to hang out with friends. Fully interactive, it will take you to information about different parts of the city, as well as a property search for that area. This is a fun take on student lettings that is uncommon but a great way of visualising where students will be living in relation to their uni. Their portfolio isn’t massive but their reviews reflect a dedicated and knowledgeable team.
Address: 27 Ridley Place, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 8JN