Scottish Association for Marine Science UHI
- Kirk Road, Dunbeg: 2 x five-bedroomed student houses within five minutes of the Institute. Each house comprises five bedrooms, two shower rooms, one kitchen/common room and is fully furnished. The rental cost per room is £400 per calendar month and this includes all utilities and Wi-Fi.
- 1 Artornish Place, Oban: A five-bedroomed student house located close to the centre of Oban. The house is within 15 minutes’ walk from local amenities like shops, supermarkets and restaurants. All five bedrooms are fully furnished with two bathrooms in the property for tenants to share along with a kitchen with a large conservatory. The rental cost per room is £375.00 per calendar month and this includes all utilities, Wi-Fi and cleaning of communal areas.
- SAMS student hostel: The Scottish Association for Marine Science UHI has an on-site hostel adjacent to the Institute in Dunstaffnage. From there it takes approximately 10 minutes to walk into Dunbeg village, which has a local shop and post office, and from where a regular bus service takes residents into Oban, which is 3.5 miles away. There is also a scenic cycle path from Dunbeg to Ganavan beach in Oban. The hostel accommodates 7 residents in en-suite bedrooms. Tenants share a kitchen, laundry room, lounge and computer area. All accommodation is on the ground floor. The rental cost per room is £364.00 and this includes all utilities, TV licence, Wi-Fi, computer and laundry facilities.
Average price of private accommodation
The average price for a house/flat share in Oban is £289.33*; this excludes all utility bills and is based on your own room with shared facilities.
*We researched and calculated the average price in 2013
- The Oban Times newspaper