Guide to Students Accommodation, Lettings & Houses in Jesmond

Welcome to our student guide to Jesmond! Use the search bar to filter and find properties or scroll down to see some of our featured properties and read our top tips for student life in Jesmond.

  • Jesmond is the #1 area in Newcastle for students
  • Many large properties available, including houses with 6,7 or 8 bedrooms and private yards or gardens.
  • These properties are great for students who want to live in larger groups.
  • Student homes with en-suite bedrooms can be found in some properties.
  • Loads of local amenities on Osborne Road, Acorn Road, St Georges Terrace and Brentwood Avenue.
  • Suitable for students with higher budgets.
  • Some student properties in Jesmond are available with bills included and no admin fees to pay.


Using your tenancy agreement as proof of address, you can purchase a guest permit or an annual permit per vehicle if you’re bringing your car to uni. Permit parking is available on most streets in Jesmond, Newcastle. You can drive to the coast in around 20 minutes and to Durham in around 40 minutes.

If you don’t have your own car and you’ll be relying on public transport, students get 30% off metro season tickets. Jesmond has great transport connections to nearby areas of interest. Jesmond is a cycling-friendly area and Newcastle City Centre is within walking and cycling distance, West Jesmond metro is just two stops to Haymarket four stops to Central Station for national rail links.

Jesmond and West Jesmond both have conveniently placed metro stations, so you can get around easily no matter where you live. By metro, you can reach the airport in around 20 minutes.

Things to do in Jesmond

Jesmond is the most student-friendly area in Newcastle, offering plenty of great alternatives, no matter how you like spending your time.

  • Pubs & Bars: Spy Bar, SoHe, Fat Hippo, 97&Social and The Lonsdale are perfect for hanging out. You can find the most pubs and bars on Osborne Road and Brentwood Avenue. If you prefer a quieter lifestyle, you’ll love the quaint cafes on Acorn Road and St Georges Terrace.
  • Cafes & Restaurants: Cals Own, Arlos (recently named one of Britain’s best breakfast spots), Nudo Sushi Bar, Subway, Starbucks and Harvest (which is known for serving one of the most delicious flat whites).
  • Groceries/Shops: Tesco Express, Waitrose and Boots pharmacy are some of the handy places to shop for groceries and essentials in Jesmond. There are also several designer boutiques where you can find unique clothes, accessories and furniture.
  • Other things to do: Jesmond Pool is a great place to go for a swim and recently the building has also added a health & fitness wing; Jesmond Library offers free Wi-Fi and many student activities. Jesmond is close to Town Moor, known for its sports events. A popular parkrun takes place every Saturday morning.


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