Student Homes in Colchester City Centre

Impressive student accommodation in Colchester city centre isn’t hard to come by. For students seeking to live in the heart of this historic Essex town, there are plenty of homes ranging in size and style. Situated on the River Colne, this market town was actually Britain’s first city, and has been internationally renowned for it's history for decades. To this day, its culturally rich heritage shines through in its many museums, medieval buildings and impressive ruins.

Student homes in Colchester's city centre sit where town and country meet to make a place that is equally as good for shopping, clubbing and soaking up the culture as it is for relaxing and unwinding. Talking of which, if you choose to live here, you’ll never be far from High Woods Country Park, where you can kick back and enjoy the great views of Colchester or make use of the green spaces to keep fit.

The thriving city of Colchester keeps residents entertained with a bustling town centre packed with restaurants and shopping facilities. Sample the local produce at the market stalls in the town centre or go on a spending spree at Lion Walk Shopping Centre. 

Student properties in Colchester range from 4-bed terraced houses to modern new-build apartments and spacious semi-detached homes – there truly is something for everyone. Whatever you choose, you’ll be just a short bus ride from the University of Essex’s Colchester Campus.

Say hello to the wildlife at Colchester Zoo, home to rhinos, giraffes and Komodo dragons, or soak up the South East vibes in Castle Park, a gorgeous Victorian Park boasting over 2,000 years of local history. Top it off with a show at Charter Hall, one of Colchester’s most esteemed event venues which has played host to a long list of big-name artists in the world of music, drama and comedy.

More of a night owl? Show off your best (and worst) dance moves at ATIK, a student-favourite club in Colchester that regularly hosts themed parties and a diverse collection of DJs.

Why UniHomes?

At UniHomes, we’re dedicated to keeping the property search simple for students. Whether you’ve lived in Colchester before, or you've come from further afield to study, we have a collection of stylish, spacious and affordable student homes in Colchester city centre. Whatever your preferences, we’ve got something to suit your needs. Best of all, our properties come with bills included as part of the monthly rent, which makes budgeting as easy as possible.

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