On-site communal and study lounge with widescreen TV.
24/7 CCTV, electronic entry and on-site management
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Living at Chestnut House
Chestnut House is located just minutes away from Cambridge’s beautiful and bustling city centre.
Cambridge offers something for everyone from glorious parks, punting on the River Cam to excellent museums, galleries, theatres, pubs, restaurants and shopping.
There are many places to eat and drink in Cambridge from quaint coffee shops and quirky bars to restaurants serving a delicious selection of food.
If you love to shop then Cambridge won't disappoint, combining the major high street brands with arts and crafts markets and a large variety of independent shops you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Cambridge has a vibrant nightlife with many bars, clubs and music venues with a range of entertainment to suit all styles with many offering excellent student discounts.
- All-inclusive utility bills
- Wi-Fi throughout
- Fitted kitchen
- On-site laundry
- On-site maintenance
- Internal lifts
- Lounge area in Kitchen
- On-site communal lounge with wide-screen TV
- Electronic entry
- 24/7 CCTV
- On-site management
- Secure bike storage
Local pubs, clubs, restaurants and more...
At Chestnut House you could not be better placed to spend your days as a student. There are many great restaurants, pubs and local interests on the door step. We've put together some favourite hot spots:
Kettle’s yard art museum, CB3 0AQ
“Kettle’s Yard is the University of Cambridge’s modern and contemporary art gallery. Kettle’s Yard is a beautiful house with a remarkable collection of modern art and a gallery next door that hosts modern and contemporary art exhibitions.”
Fitzwilliam museum, CB2 1RB
"The Fitzwilliam Museum is one of the greatest glories of the University of Cambridge. It is a museum of international stature, with unique collections most splendidly housed... Like the University itself, the Fitzwilliam Museum is part of the national heritage, but, much more, it is part of a living and continuing culture which it is our statutory duty to transmit".
Grafton Shopping Centre, CB1 1PS
“The Grafton is ideal for a great day out with a wide variety of stores, cafés and restaurants and an eight screen Vue cinema.”
Grand Arcade Shopping Centre, CB2 3BJ
“Grand Arcade is the region's leading shopping destination. Located in the heart of Cambridge, Grand Arcade offers a choice of 60 fashion, beauty, home, technology, jewellery and food retailers, top high street names, premium brands and a flagship John Lewis department store.”
Jesus Green,CB5 8AQ
“This riverside park is the perfect venue to relax, picnic, walk, swim or play sport.”
The Junction Arts Centre, CB1 7GX
“At Cambridge Junction, audiences and artists experience and explore contemporary performance, popular culture, creative learning, and the rich territories in-between. We are committed to art and entertainment that is up-and-coming, youthful and cutting-edge. We seek to be relevant and meaningful to the lives of audiences, and informed by our location in Cambridge.”
Corn Exchange, CB2 3QE
“The Cambridge Corn Exchange is the largest multi-purpose entertainment venue in the region. Run by Cambridge City Council, it presents up to 300 performances per year ranging from the hottest names from the rock and pop world as well as musicals, comedy, opera, ballet orchestral concerts and an annual Christmas show.”
Cambridge Arts Theatre, CB2 3PJ
“The Cambridge Arts Theatre is a 666-seat theatre on Peas Hill and St Edward's Passage. The theatre presents a varied mix of drama, dance, opera and pantomime. It attracts some of the highest-quality touring productions in the country, as well as many shows direct from, or prior to, seasons in the West End.”
La Raza, CB2 3LL
“During the mornings and afternoons you’ll find a relaxed café atmosphere serving barista coffees. During lunch choose from a selection of toasted ciabattas and snacks or choose from our full tapas menu.
In the evening La Raza transforms into an intimate dinner venue with food perfect for sharing such as paella. It is also known as one of the most intimate and liveliest nightspots in the city, serving up a great range of live music and DJs during the week and at the weekend.”
The Vaults Bar, CB2 1TB
“The Vaults is a bar, hidden underground, right in the middle of Cambridge. We also want to be a nice place to hang out, we try to be as friendly as possible, as comfy as possible, and to play the best music possible. We have craft beers, good value wines, and delicious cocktails. We also have Happy Hour(s) every day from 5pm - 9pm.”
All Bar One, CB2 3AR
“All Bar One is a stylish city bar where you can catch up with friends, unwind after work or simply find a sophisticated space to indulge in an excellent selection of food and drink.”
- Can I pay my booking fee over the phone?
If you're having problems booking online please contact the accommodation team and we can try to assist you, if needed they’ll take your payment over the phone, securing your reservation.
- Do I need to have a UK-based guarantor?
You only need to provide a UK-based guarantor if you wish to pay your rent in three instalments. You do not need to provide a guarantor if you’re paying the full annual rent in advance.
- Can I choose who I live with?
We are more than happy to accommodate groups as well as individuals. Where you’re not booking in a group, we understand your flat mates will be key to your experience so when you book as an individual, we will ask you a series of questions to help us to match you with the perfect flatmates.
- Can I live with my friends?
Yes, you can share a flat, you need to let us know who you’re planning to live with. Provided we have the availability at the time of your booking, there shouldn’t be a problem. If you're looking to share a studio with a friend or partner you will have to book together. Please contact the site for further information on whether they allow dual occupancy as not all of our sites allow this. Some of our sites only allow dual occupancy in larger rooms.
- Do I have to pay council tax?
Students do not have to pay Council Tax, but you must inform the council that your are a student & apply for exemption as this does not automatically happen. It is the responsibility of every student to apply for exemption, your University/College or accommodation provider cannot do this for you, though we can help you!
- Is there an age limit for booking with CRM Students?
We only accept bookings if you are over 18. This is due to the legally binding tenancy agreement that every tenant is required to sign when living at with CRM Students. We also can only accept people in full time education.
CRM have arranged some contents insurance for you with Endsleigh, the No.1 student insurance provider. This cover does not protect laptops and phones or other items when you are outside your room. It is important for you to check this cover, so please follow the steps below to ensure you fully understand the protection provided.
Enter CRM in the Accommodation Provider search at endsleigh.co.uk/reviewcover to check your policy details.
Visit the review cover link to:
Check what is covered.
- Check key exclusions and limitations.
- Check your policy excess.
- Check how to make a claim.
- Extend and personalise your cover to protect laptops, phones and other valuables.
It is important to find out exactly what you are covered for, as you may find that the contents cover is not sufficient and you need to extend it to protect all of your possessions both inside and outside of your room.