Portswood is within walking distance of the University of Southampton’s Highfield Campus, and is just a 15-minute bus journey from Solent University. This makes it a very popular student area, and student homes in Portswood are ideal for students who want to be on the doorstep of their university.
Portswood Road, the main road running through the district, plays host to a bunch of commodities, such as supermarkets, restaurants and indie coffee shops. The area is always lively, with local pubs and bars often offering live music and cheap booze (you can get a pint at Jesters for only £1!). Choosing to rent in the district would put you right in the heart of student life in Southampton.
Portswood is just a 10-minute walk into Southampton’s city centre, and is walking distance from the other popular student areas in Southampton, such as Highfield, The Polygon and Swaythling. If you want a bit more greenery, Portswood is only a 10-minute walk from Southampton Common, which is ideal for a summer BBQ.
UniHomes have a great selection of student homes available in Portswood to choose from, especially for larger groups. Plus, through UniHomes, you’ll also be able to find accommodation across Southampton, if you fancy one of the other student districts. And, to make things even easier for you, every home that you come across with UniHomes has all of the bills included!