Jesmond is one of Newcastle’s most prestigious areas - and one of the most popular locations for student accommodation! Osborne Road which runs through Jesmond has a strong student population with a selection of student bars, restaurants and housing.
This prime location is near both Newcastle University and Northumbria University, and is perfect for students who want to be close to the campus, and still have a lively social scene right on their doorstep.
Here at Roseworth Student Lettings, we offer a variety of fantastic student properties in Jesmond. From Victorian houses and flats to share with a friends, to purpose-built blocks that give an authentic student experience, you’re guaranteed to find something to suit your circumstances and requirements.
By choosing a property with Roseworth, you can benefit from our fully-managed services. This means our team will make the process as simple, and stress-free, as possible.
Think Jesmond could be the place for you? Check out our range of student properties in Jesmond, or read on for more reasons to live in this brilliant student area.
As a student who is thinking of living in Jesmond, you may want to know a little more about the area, so we've developed this short introduction of must knows.
With Roseworth Student Lettings, you can choose from all types of Jesmond student accommodation, including Victorian houses, purpose-built private halls and blocks, maisonettes, studios and townhouses.
Whether you would like to live with a group of friends in a house share, or on your own in a one-bed apartment, you can find the student property in Jesmond that’s right for you. Some of our properties also have the choice of outside space and off-street parking, so you can find something that suits your lifestyle perfectly.
All of our properties are fully managed, which means we take care of all of the administration, paperwork and correspondence that comes with renting a property. This leaves you with a stress-free experience, and allows you to focus on your studies.
Why choose to live in Jesmond?
Jesmond is one of Newcastle upon Tyne’s most most sought-after student locations. From a huge choice of excellent restaurants and bars, to excellent transport links, you will have everything you need right by your student accommodation in Jesmond.
Things to do in Jesmond
With so many things to do in Jesmond, it’s no wonder that it’s a prime location for students. Whether you’re looking for student-friendly pubs and restaurants, or local parks to chill out in, you’ll find everything on the doorstep of your Jesmond student accommodation with Roseworth.
Close by is the beautiful Jesmond Dene, a wooded park that’s perfect for weekend walks or summer evening runs. If you’re looking to keep active on your study breaks, you will have access to gyms, tennis courts and a nearby swimming pool, all within a short distance.
Jesmond Bars and Nightlife
Jesmond is full of student-friendly bars and pubs, making it such a popular area to live in. Just a couple of the must-visit Jesmond bars during your time in Newcastle are:
- The Lonsdale: A long-standing student favourite, the Lonsdale is a traditional pub serving classic pub grub. They’ve got plenty of deals, pub quizzes and trivia nights - what more could you ask for from your local?
- Osborne’s: The perfect student meet-up spot at any time day or night, Osborne’s screens plenty of sports, has a daily Happy Hour game and serves a wide range of food and drinks.
- As You Like It: Just a short walk from Jesmond metro station, As You Like It is a popular late night bar that has something for everyone. Enjoy dinner, drinks, live music or even dancing, all in As You Like It’s quirky setting.
Whether you want a laid-back meal with friends, or a beer and a burger, Jesmond restaurants have something to offer you. If you’re feeling spoiled for choice, why not start with one of the following?
- Jam Jar: If you’re in the mood for barbeque-style food, burgers and cocktails, Jam Jar on Osborne Road is the perfect choice. With great offers through the week, their infamous Bottomless Brunch, and a pub quiz every Sunday, you can see why students love it.
- Pizzeria Francesca: Known as Francesca’s by the locals, this family-run restaurant offers traditional Italian cuisine that’s affordable on a student budget. With a light-hearted atmosphere and a generous, welcoming team, Francesca’s is popular every day of the week.
- Dabbawal: Specialising in authentic Indian street food, Dabbawal offers colourful interiors, a laid-back atmosphere and a delicious menu that’s perfect for sharing. You’re sure to find something you’ll like from their varied menu - or you can try the Chef’s Surprise Menu, and let their team decide for you.
If you don’t feel like hitting the city centre, there are plenty of shops around Jesmond to visit on weekends. From fashion boutiques like Joules B, to unique homeware like Gourmet Gifts, there’s plenty of stores to browse. For groceries, there is a Tesco Express and Waitrose, both located in the heart of Jesmond.
Do you think Jesmond could be the place for you? Contact a member of the Roseworth team to find out more about our accommodation in Jesmond.
Jesmond transport links
Jesmond has excellent transport links, both to the city centre and other parts of the North East, making it the ideal area to live in as you explore the city.
Whether you need easy access to the city shops, train station or airport, you can get anywhere you need to via public transport or on-foot.
Jesmond and West Jesmond Metro
One of the easiest ways to travel from Jesmond is by metro. There are two metro stations just a short distance from all of our Jesmond student accommodation:
West Jesmond Metro
- Time to Monument: 5 minutes
- Time to Central Station: 7 minutes
- Time to Newcastle Airport: 20 minutes
- Time to Monument: 4 minutes
- Time to Central Station: 6 minutes
- Time to Newcastle Airport: 21 minutes
You can also jump on the metro and explore a little further afield. Visit North East beaches, such as Tynemouth, Whitley Bay and South Shields, or visit Northumberland Park for an active day out.
Jesmond has a variety of bus services running from the area to the rest of the North East. Hop on a bus and you can be in Newcastle in less than 15 minutes - perfect if you are running a little late!
If you’d prefer to travel on foot, it is just a short walk into Newcastle from Jesmond. You can walk to both Newcastle University and Northumbria University without any travel costs, in less than 30 minutes. Find out more about Jesmond and nearby universities.
Did you know that there are also plenty of things to do in Jesmond, if you’d prefer to stay a little closer to home? You have a range of pubs, restaurants, shops and parklands, right on your doorstep.
Jesmond and nearby universities
Jesmond is perfectly-situated to give students easy access to both Newcastle University and Northumbria University buildings.
You can walk to both universities in under 30 minutes, or your commute can be even quicker if you take advantage of Jesmond’s excellent transport links - ideal if you’re running a little late for lectures.
If you choose student accommodation in Jesmond with Roseworth, you will be just a short distance from the main campuses and buildings, including:
Jesmond is near a number of key Newcastle University buildings, including the Newcastle Campus near Haymarket and the Students’ Union. The Philip Robinson Library will be just a short walk from your door, and all other buildings can be accessed easily by public transport, or on foot.
Jesmond is a great location for Northumbria University students, who can reach many of their main campuses within minutes of leaving home. The Northumbria University Squires Building is just a 20 minute walk away, and the Business School and Design School are equally easy to reach.
Did you know that there are also plenty of things to do in Jesmond when you need to take a break from studying? You’ll be spoilt for choice with the variety of bars, restaurants and sports facilities on offer.
If you are interested in living in Jesmond, the team at Roseworth would be delighted to find the property that’s right for you. Contact the team through our online form, or call us today on 0191 222 1225.
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