Just a 10-minute walk from campus, close to a range of convenience stores and leisure facilities, Filbert Village is privately managed by Unite Students.
Its flats feature two, four, five or six bedrooms, all with en suite facilities. Premium rooms are also available, which include a larger room and a double bed.
Each flat has a shared kitchen, with a breakfast bar and stools, as well as a carpeted area with a sofa and curtains. They are equipped with a cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave, kettle, toaster, vacuum cleaner, dustpan and brush, mop and bucket, iron and an ironing board and bin.
A classic en suite bedroom at Filbert Village
Included in rent is a 50MB broadband connection, while TV connection points are available in bedrooms and kitchens (a co-axial cable is required).
The hall features CCTV, a secure door entry system and 24-hour roaming security, bicycle storage and coinless laundry facilities (£3 per wash, £1.50 per dry).
Filbert Village also features a common area, including a study room, table football, an outdoor barbecue area and Sky TV (including Sky Sports).
Limited car parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. A 43-week parking space costs £645.
Each bedroom has:
- Bed (three-quarter for classic rooms, double for premium rooms)
- Desk and chair
- Notice board
- Chest of drawers
- Shelving unit
- Coat hook
- Mood lamp
Each en suite has:
- Shower curtain
- Toilet roll holder
- Towel rail
- Wash basin
A shared kitchen and lounge area at Filbert Village
A contract at Filbert Village last for 43 weeks and one day, running from Friday 22 September 2017 to Friday 20 July 2018.
International students can start a week earlier (additional costs apply).
Rent and costs
Classic en suite: £110 per week, inclusive of bills. Total: £4,745.40
Premium en suite: £123 per week, inclusive of bills. Total: £5,306.57
N.B. A guarantor is required. They can be either UK or international, but must be over the age of 21 and in full-time employment. Without a guarantor, you will have to pay the full year’s rent when making the booking.
Rent instalments 2017/18
Classic en suite (43 week and one day contract), four instalments:
- 8 September 2017: £474.57
- 13 October 2017: £1,423.71
- 19 January 2018: £1,898.28
- 13 April 2018: £949.15
Premium en suite (43 week and one day contract), four instalments:
- 8 September 2017: £530.66
- 13 October 2017: £1,591.97
- 19 January 2018: £2,122.63
- 13 April 2018: £1,061.31
Students with an international home address will need to pay in two equal instalments on 8 September 2017 and 12 January 2018
Classic en suite: two instalments of £2,427.87 (based on a 44 week and one day contract)
Premium en suite: two instalments of £2,714.79 (based on a 44 week and one day contract)
Additional rent considerations
The first instalment is due before you arrive. You will not be able to use your student loan to pay this, as you won’t receive this until after you have enrolled on your course.
Payments can be made by debit card or credit card (although there is a two per cent surcharge on credit card transactions) or by direct debit. You can make a bank transfer if you have no other ways of paying.
Filbert Village address
1 Linekar Road
Leicester, LE2 7FZ
T: +44 (0)116 254 1231