Student Homes in Whitley, Reading
The popular suburb of Whitley in Reading continues to attract a large student population, giving the area a buzzing community feel of a university town. Situated just north of Whitley Wood, this residential area was once home to comedian Ricky Gervais!
Student accommodation in Whitley benefits from close links to the town - but without the prices that come in the centre. These properties are spacious and range from terraced housing to detached properties that accommodate for large groups of up to ten. Sports fans living in Whitley will be pleased to know they’ll be in close proximity to the Madejski Stadium, home to Reading Football Club. If you can get tickets to a game, it makes for a great day out!
From Callington Road, you can catch the number 5 bus to get to the University of Reading in just over five minutes. The same bus route can also take you to the town centre in just under half an hour.
Of course, local amenities make life in Whitley convenient, with an Aldi and a Morrisons just off Gillette Way to keep you stocked with groceries. Don’t fancy cooking? Take advantage of the many takeaway options available. Sample the fish and chips at the New City Fish Bar – dubbed the best in town, or grab a kebab from Turkish Mangal. Work off the calories at PureGym, FnM Fitness or gather some friends for a session at Atom Trampoline Park – just make sure you wait for the food to go down first!
More of an outdoorsy type? Go for an adventure in Cowsey Wood Nature Reserve, soak up the beautiful views and pick some blackberries when they’re in season!
At UniHomes, we make searching for student homes easy. If you’re studying in Reading, use our simple search tool to find the best student accommodation in Whitley, where you’ll have everything you need within walking distance. To make it easier to plan your finances for the year, we’ve included the cost of utility bills and monthly rent into one fee. So, the price you see on each property listing is the price you’ll pay each month – not a penny more. Not sure Whitley is the place for you? Check out all the other student homes in Reading we have to offer.