Student Homes in Old Heath, Colchester

Students settling down for a few semesters in Old Heath won’t be disappointed. This prime location is situated at just a ten-minute bus ride from Colchester city centre and a 15-minute bus to the University of Essex. That means you’ll never have to travel far to make those early morning lectures or to take advantage of the nightlife in Colchester's bustling town centre.

If you choose to live in Old Heath, you’ll benefit from a welcoming community atmosphere and all the local amenities you could need to feel at home. Stop into the Co-op Food to restock your cupboards or turn lunch into a full-blown Nepalese feast at the Quayside Bar & Gurkha Restaurant.

Make the most of the scenic landscapes and calming environment at Hythe Lagoons, just a short walk along the River Colne. This 17-acre site lies to the south of Colchester's former harbour, and the sights here are majestic and make the perfect setting for a post-exam picnic. If you’re all about keeping fit at uni, Old Heath Recreation Ground is always worth a visit - this gorgeous park is even complete with outdoor exercise equipment. Alternatively, take advantage of the gym facilities in the local area such as Pump Gyms - a spacious and modern gym with a wide variety of workout equipment.

Student homes in Old Heath range in size and type. From the converted apartments in maisonettes to large semi-detached homes for big groups, there are plenty of properties available for rent. Since it’s at such a short distance from campus, you’ll always feel connected to the culture that the University of Essex is renowned for.

Why UniHomes?

At UniHomes, we know how daunting it can be to move home for university. That’s why we try to keep things as simple as possible. You’ll find a diverse collection of spacious, stylish and affordable student homes in Old Heath, Colchester. Most of these properties come fully furnished with modern features so you can move right in and make yourself at home. To make budgeting as easy as possible, we’ve also bundled up the costs of utilities into the fixed monthly rent – so you won’t have to worry about unexpected costs later down the line!

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