Merlin Heights

Opened in Sept 2016, Merlin Heights is located in the heart of Leicester City but away from the main road.

This stylish student accommodation includes en-suite rooms in shared apartments with quality fixtures and stylish interiors.

The Sky Lounge social space on the top floor comes complete with drinks area and study space and is a great place to catch up with friends and make new ones. The Games Room on the ground floor has comfortable seating areas, a TV, pool table and ping-pong table and is a cosy space for friends to meet up.

Merlin Heights is perfectly located just 7 minutes’ walk away from De Montfort University. The City centre is right on your doorstep, with top high street favourites, great restaurants, and bars, the lovely Highcross Shopping Centre and a large Tesco supermarket nearby. Adjacent to Merlin Heights there is a shop which is open daily from 8 am to 8 pm and also a fitness centre.

merlin heights shared flat bedroom
A bedroom at Merlin Heights

Each en-suite room is stylishly designed to include great storage space, a small double/ full size double bed, spacious work area and an en-suite shower room. The shared kitchen and lounge area has a TV with Freeview channels. Shared apartments range from 3 to 6 bedrooms. All utility bills, contents insurance and 100Mbps Broadband & Wi-Fi are included in your rent.

Each bedroom has:

  • Double beds in shared apartments
  • Work space
  • Wardrobe and drawers
  • Full -length mirror
  • Spacious storage
  • En-suite shower room

The building has:

  • Social space
  • Study area
  • Outdoor courtyard
  • Games room
  • CCTV
  • Security team
  • Laundry room
  • Bike store
  • Dedicated on-site team
  • Social events
  • Vending machines
  • Card & app operated laundry (£3.10 wash, £1.60 dry)

merlin heights living area

A kitchen area at Merlin Heights

Contract lengths

44-week from Saturday 14 September 2019 to Saturday 18 July 2020

44-week from Saturday 21 September 2019 to Saturday 25 July 2020

Rent and costs

Bronze en-suite-£127 per week, Total £5,588

Silver en-suite - £132 per week, Total £5,808

Gold en-suite - £137 per week, Total £6,028

Platinum en-suite - £145 per week, Total £6,380

Rent instalments 2019/20

The rent may be paid in either four instalments or in one full payment, (full payment includes a two per cent annual advance discount).

Four instalment payment dates:

4 September 2019 -Bronze £1016/ Silver £1056 / Gold £1096 / Platinum £1160
3 October 2019 -Bronze £889/ Silver £924 / Gold £959 / Platinum £1,015
9 January 2020 -Bronze £2032/ Silver £2112 / Gold £2192 / Platinum £2320
9 April 2020 -Bronze £1651/ Silver £1716 / Gold £1781 / Platinum £1885

N.B. The first rent instalment is due before the students move in. Payments should be made directly to Fresh Student Living on the student portal by debit card or credit card, or by bank transfer.

If paying by BACS please include your reference number and surname when making the payment and then email a screen print of the payment to so their Finance Office can reconcile the payment to the correct account.

A guarantor is required for your tenancy at Merlin Heights, even if you opt to pay your rent in full at the beginning of your stay.

The guarantor can be international but must be aged over 21 years old and be in a position to pay any charges or rent if the student fails to do so.

Merlin Heights Address

Merlin Heights
75 Bath Lane

0116 366 0831

Sample Tenancy Documents

 Merlin Heights AST


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