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Filbert Village

Total number of bedrooms in hall: 662

 

Total number via DMU 2021/22: 547


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 communal area with a sofa and curtains. They are equipped with a cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave, vacuum cleaner, dustpan and brush, mop and bucket, iron and an ironing board and bin.

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Shared kitchen and lounge area.

Hall facilities

  • Ensuite

    Ensuites available

  • security

    CCTV, secure entry and 24-hour security

  • Bicycle storage

    Bicycle storage

  • Laundry

    Laundry facilities

  • car parking

    Car parking

  • >Up to 70mb broadband

    Up to 70mb broadband

  • communal area

    Common area

  • contents insurance

    Contents insurance included

Highspeed broadband connection is included in rent costs, 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 (£3.60 per wash, £1.70 per dry).

Filbert Village also features a common area; this includes a study room, table tennis table and TV.

Common areas in Filbert Village.

Limited car parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. A 43-week parking space costs £645.

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A Premium Ensuite bedroom.

Each bedroom has:

  • Bed (three-quarter for classic rooms, double for premium rooms) 
  • Desk and chair
  • Notice board
  • Wardrobe
  • Chest of drawers
  • Shelving unit
  • Coat hook
  • Mirror

Each en suite has:

  • Shower
  • Shower curtain
  • Toilet
  • Toilet roll holder
  • Towel rail
  • Wash basin

A Classic Ensuite room.

  1. Contract length

    2020/21 entry

    UK/EU student - 43 weeks and one night, from Friday 25 September 2020 to Saturday 24 July 2021

    UK/EU student - 40 weeks and one night, from Friday 25 September 2020 to Saturday 3 July 2021

    UK/EU student - 35 weeks and one night, from Friday 25 September 2020 to Saturday 29 May 2021

    International student - 44 weeks and one night, from Friday 18 September 2020 to Saturday 24 July 2021.

    2021/22 entry

    UK/EU student - 35 weeks and one night, from Friday 24 September 2021 to Saturday 28 May 2022

    UK/EU student - 40 weeks and one night, from Friday 24 September 2021 to Saturday 2 July 2022

    UK/EU student - 43 weeks and one night, from Friday 24 September 2021 to Saturday 23 July 2022

    International student - 44 weeks and one night, from Friday 17 September 2021 to Saturday 23 July 2022

  2. Rent and costs

    2020/21

    UK/EU Students

    Classic en suite, £120 per week, inclusive of bills.

    43 weeks total- £5,177.16

    40 weeks total - £4,817.14

    35 weeks total - £4,217.14

    Premium en suite, £135 per week, inclusive of bills.

    43 weeks total - £5,824.31

    40 weeks total - £5,419.29

    35 weeks total - £4,744.29

    International Students

    Classic en suite, £120 per week, inclusive of bills.

    44 weeks total - £5,297.16

    Premium en suite, £135 per week, inclusive of bills.

    44 weeks total - £5,959.30

    N.B. A guarantor is required. They can be either UK or international, but must be over the age of 25

    2021/22

    UK/EU Students

    Classic en suite, £122.40 per week, inclusive of bills.

    35 weeks 1 day total - £4,301.50

    40 weeks 1 day total - £4,913.50

    43 weeks 1 day total- £5,280.70

    Premium en suite, £137.70 per week, inclusive of bills.

    35 weeks 1 day total - £4,839.19

    40 weeks 1 day total - £5,527.69

    43 weeks 1 day total - £5,940.79

    International Students

    Classic en suite, £122.40 per week, inclusive of bills.

    44 weeks 1 day total - £5,403.10

    Premium en suite, £137.70 per week, inclusive of bills.

    44 weeks total - £6,078.49

    N.B. A guarantor is required. They can be either UK or international, but must be over the age of 25.

  3. Rent instalments 2020/21

    Classic en suite, UK/ EU students, four instalments:

    • 25 August 2020: £517.72            
    • 09 October 2020: £1,553.15  
    • 18 January 2021:  £2,070.86
    • 26 April 2021: £1,035.43

    Premium en suite, UK/ EU students, four instalments:

    • 25 August 2020: £582.43            
    • 09 October 2020: £1,747.29 
    • 18 January 2021: £2,329.72
    • 26 April 2021: £1,164.86

    Students with an international home address will need to pay in two equal instalments on 25 August 2020 and 18 January 2021

    Classic en suite: two instalments of £2,648.57 (based on a 44 week and one day contract) 

    Premium en suite: two instalments of £2,979.65 (based on a 44 week and one day contract)

  4. Rent instalments 2021/22

    Classic en suite, UK/ EU students, 43 weeks 1 day, three instalments:

    • 05 October 2021: £2,112.28            
    • 25 January 2022: £2,112.28  
    • 26 April 2022: £1,056.14

    Premium en suite, UK/ EU students, 43 weeks 1 day, three instalments:

    • 05 October 2021: £2,376.32            
    • 25 January 2022: £2,376.32  
    • 26 April 2022: £1,188.16

    Students with an international home address will need to pay in full or two equal instalments on 25 August 2021 and 25 January 2022

    Classic en suite: two instalments of £2,701.55 (based on a 44 week and one day contract) 

    Premium en suite: two instalments of £3,039.25 (based on a 44 week and one day contract)

  5. Additional (and important) rent considerations

    Please be sure to check payment dates and amounts prior to making your booking. Not all payment options fall in line with your student loan. The first instalment is not due until shortly after you arrive. Your student loan is not usually deposited until after you have enrolled on your course..

    Payments can be made by debit card or credit card or by direct debit, bank transfers can be used for customers with no other ways of making payment.

    The rent instalments should be made directly to Unite Group.

  6. Filbert Village address

    Filbert Village 
    1 Lineker Road 
    Leicester, LE2 7FZ

    T: +44 (0)116 254 1231

    E:  DMUbooking@unitestudents.com

  7. Sample tenancy document