Investment overview

Completed in 2017, Vita Student York is the brand’s most unique development. Our first ever student village, Vita Student York takes the student experience to a new level, with premium rooms inside a grade two listed building. With 26 operational residences in the UK and Europe, Vita Student is now a brand demanded by some of Europe’s biggest institutions. As a result, Vita Student is now exclusively sold to institutional investors and sits within Vita Group as a separate entity.

Vita Student raises the benchmark in York for quality purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA), and is just a 10-minute walk from the city centre and universities. Combining all the qualities that have established the Vita Student brand as the UK’s most successful student property investment, this unique development elevates York’s student experience like never before.

Property features and amenities

517 purpose-built apartments
Located just a 10-minute walk from city centre
10-minute walk to universities
State-of-the-art gymnasium
Private study rooms
Cinema and games rooms
Luxury co-working space
Integrated kitchens
Exclusive resident events
Bright, modern apartments
24-7 concierge
Luxury communal facilities

Location overview

Vita Student York

York is an iconic university city in the UK, renowned for its history and culture. Home to the prestigious Russell Group institution – the University of York – it has a vibrant student population which contributes to the city’s unique atmosphere. The city boasts stunning architecture, beautiful gardens and parks, as well as a wide selection of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants.

York is a city in the north of England with a rich and varied history. It has been an important cultural and economic centre since ancient Roman times, when it was known as Eboracum.

More recently, York has reinvented itself as a tourist destination, boasting attractions such as the iconic York Minster cathedral and its picturesque cobbled streets. It is also home to an array of festivals throughout the year including annual Viking Festivals celebrating the city’s history. York is a popular destination for students, with three leading universities located in the city: University of York, York St John University and Leeds Beckett University.

York is an increasingly attractive city for investors turning to UK property investment. Its economy is diverse and dynamic, with a thriving cultural sector, strong education links and a long history of industry.

The city has seen significant investment over the years, particularly in its retail sector, which contributes to its upcoming status as one of the UK’s most vibrant cities. Infrastructure improvements such as high-speed rail links and the expansion of York’s airport have further enhanced the city’s appeal to investors, while its convenient location has been a major draw for businesses seeking easy access to the rest of the country. 

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York is a vibrant city with a wide variety of popular food and nightlife hotspots. With an abundance of shops, bars and restaurants scattered around the city, York is a popular option for students and graduates.

The beautiful medieval architecture adds a unique charm to the city, while its diverse population ensures there is a vibrant atmosphere all year round. Dating back centuries and featuring spectacular stained glass windows and stunning architecture, York Minster is one of the most impressive cathedrals in Britain. Other historical attractions include the Castle Museum, which showcases artifacts from around 1,000 years ago, and Clifford’s Tower, a 12th-century castle fortress. 

York is renowned for its excellent transport links, from the fast trains to London, Manchester and Leeds making commuting easy, to the quality bus network connecting all areas of the city.

The city centre is home to two railway stations – York Station and Poppleton Station – which provide access to major cities across the UK such as London and Leeds. The regular bus services connect York with other areas within North Yorkshire, while Park & Ride buses provide easy access to the city centre from outlying areas. York is also served by two airports nearby – Leeds Bradford International Airport and Doncaster Sheffield Airport – which offer flights to both domestic and international destinations. 

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