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We are Brighton based property agents, who specialise in Students and Professional lets. Our friendly, helpful team are experts in matching the right tenants for the right houses and helping to find where you belong. Are you looking to move into the University of Brighton or the University of Sussex? Where do you want your house located?

Our experience can be the difference in helping you to find the right student property in Brighton. We understand what it feels like to finally find a group of friends you want to live with and then have the mad dash of securing somewhere that you can all live together. We can help you, guide you through the first forays into student life. What area do you want to be in? Central Brighton, Kemptown Village, Hanover or the Lewes Road the areas are all different and we can help you through the whole process of what you want and what you are looking for.


Student Life In Brighton.

This is our guide for you to being a student in Brighton and Hove. Brighton’s city centre spreads out from North of the coast, between the icon piers and the newest landmark the i360. This is the cultural centre of Brighton to include the historic lanes and all the boutique shops. There are fashionable restaurants, cafe’s and bars and amongst all of these is the main library, Brighton Museum and several Theatres. The city centre is a busy and electric sometimes surprisingly liberal and friendly place. The Brighton Art College is located at the Old Steine so an easy walk and there are several buses.

The rents are always slightly higher in the centre and there are less student properties available, with more 1 and 2 bedroom apartments and houses. However, you would be able to live the Brighton lifestyle with the vibrant nightlife always awaiting on your doorstop and plenty of opportunities for part time work nearby for those supporting themselves during their studies.

If you are currently looking for student accommodation in Brighton why not click here and search now.


Which campus are you likely to be on, they are very different? There are various campus’ such as;

City Campus – The city campus is in the heart of Brighton a short stroll from the beach and the pier. The city centre is just a short walk away including the popular Kemptown, Hanover and Queen Park areas. On this particular campus you are just within walking distance of bars, pubs, clubs, theatres, comedy and live music centres they make Brighton a popular destination for a night out. In the summer the seafront buzzes with activities, impromptu BBQ’s and picnics on the beach.

You can attend either the University of Sussex or the University of Brighton from the city centre, there is a train station Moulsecoomb. There is also the central Brighton train station which is located in the heart of Brighton which will allow you to get to the University in no more than 10-15 minutes. Brighton and Hove’s biggest art festival in May in each, and has a selection of theatres, galleries and events, not to mention the Royal Pavilion. This is located in the heart of Brighton and is one of the crown jewels of the South Coast. The Royal Pavilion is located close to all of the central parts of Brighton.

There are various halls of residents some of them are located in the heart of Brighton. They all have en suites and some are quite near a train station like London Road for example. All located close to the universities.

You will have access to all the sports facilities that are on Falmer and Moulsecoomb Campus including gyms, AstroTurf, pitches and a climbing wall. The seafront is a popular place for runners and cyclists, and beach volleyball is a common place throughout the year not just in the summer. You are within short walking distance of a number of cafes and restaurants.

Moulsecoomb Campus – This is 2 miles north of Brighton city centre and the seafront, Moulsecoomb is a large 4 campus’ with normally in excess of 8,000 students.

This area is popular with students and it is just a short walking distance from the city centre or a cycle/bus ride away. The areas include Moulsecoomb, Bevendean, Hollingbury, Elm Grove, Hanover and other suburbs that stretch up the hills on either side of Lewes Road.


You will find a lot of houses located in this area and we have a huge amount under our property management so don’t hesitate to contact us.

The social scene is lively as you will be able to get into the mix of bars, pubs, clubs, theatres and live music venues.

There are loads of arts and crafts in the area to do. The choice of cafes and restaurants is absolutely huge throughout the area. The sports on campus includes, basketball, badminton courts, fitness suite and climbing wall. Just beyond the campus within short you will be able to find facilities for every sport from beach volleyball to touch rugby. It is only a short walking distance to the seafront and beautiful South Downs which you can explore on foot or by bike.

Falmer Campus – This campus is on the edge of the South Downs National Park. There are over 7,000 students based here and it has superb modern facilities.

It is a short walk to Moulsecoomb, Bevendean, Hollingbury, Elm Grove and other suburbs.

The social scene is obviously student life at it’s best as there is so much to do in the local area. There are huge amounts of arts and crafts in the area and we have many houses that are located here.

For sports there is a flood light AstroTurf football pitch, netball and tennis courts, a sports centre with a fitness suite and various other sports facilities. You don’t have to look far beyond the campus to find other sports. It is also right next door to the Brighton and Hove Albion Amex stadium.


Hanover and Lewes Road Area

Hanover is an attractive and diverse area built into one of Brighton’s most famous hills. So, don’t forget to get your walking boots on! Lewes Road skirts it’s bottom and sitting at the top of Queens Park Road is the stunning park. In between lives a vibrant community filled with colourful terraces, local shops and several popular pubs serving local craft beer. They also all compete for the best Sunday roast. It is just a short walk down from any of the hills to which the shops and amenities of Lewes Road and there is a 24 hour bus service to the University Campus at Moulsecoomb and Falmer. It also goes into the city or anywhere on the beach. Students can find a range of accommodation here, from 1 to 2 bed flats to student houses up to 8 bedrooms and rents in the area are average for the city.

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Kemptown Village

Kemptown sits on the East of the city centre along the coast as the wonderful diverse. It has strong LGBT community. It holds a length of history of fine Victorian terraces and regency buildings with quirky shops, cafes and restaurants and bars running through the middle of it. The Royal County Sussex Hospital is located in the middle so it is perfect for medical students studying and working there. The American Express building is also a prime employer for students who can work part time and flexible hours whilst they study. The accommodation is very mixed from whole houses to modern apartments and rents can be slightly higher due to the easy access to the city centre and the station. The Brighton University Art College is accessible on foot and there are many buses which can take you to each campus of Moulsecoomb and Falmer.

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Finding a property to rent in Brighton and Hove

Don’t fancy any of the above areas then don’t worry. There are many areas throughout the whole of Brighton and Hove and you don’t need to be near the Universities to enjoy yourself. It all depends no what you are looking for whether you want to be close at hand to a station, beach, bars or buses and there are various areas in Brighton that we can help you with.

Most student accommodation is done on a part furnished basis but it varies from property to property. There is the basics like a desk, chair, beds, wardrobes and perhaps even a sofa. It is something you will need to decide on when you are looking for a property.


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It is always good to look at the area that you want before you consider making it home. Once you think you have found the area then give us a call and we will be able to help you with your student accommodation search.Click here for the latest list.

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