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Falmouth University College



Packsaddle is a new development located a few minutes’ walk from Penryn Campus in peaceful surroundings.  The bus stop is just a minutes’ walk away with services run regularly to the vibrant coastal town of Falmouth and Falmouth Campus.


Packsaddle provides accommodation for 124 students, comprising of 16 flats and 14 self-contained studios

Each flat contains either six, seven or eight fully furnished bedrooms with 3/4 double beds with each flat offering a fully equipped kitchen/living area.

The majority of bedrooms are standard in size but there are a number of medium and larger rooms which are priced at a higher rate.  

What is in the bedroom?What is in the communal kitchen/living area? (excluding studios)What is in a Studio flat?
  • ¾ double bed 
  • En-suite shower room
  • Desk with chair
  • Shelving
  • Wardrobe
  • Secure entry system
  • 2 Fridge-freezers
  • 2 Ovens & hob
  • Microwave
  • Kettle, toaster
  • Bar stools
  • TV
  • Sofas
  • Vacuum cleaner & mop/bucket
  • Iron/Ironing board
  • 3/4 double bed & all other items listed under ‘what is in the bedroom’ plus:
  • Microwave and hob
  • Under counter fridge freezer
  • Kettle & Toaster
  • TV
  • Cleaning equipment (vacuum cleaner/ mop/ bucket/ iron/ ironing board etc)
Please note: you will need to provide your own bedding, towels, cooking utensils and crockery

Additional facilities for residents at Packsaddle:

  • Glasney Lodge is staffed 24/7 and is located close to the accommodation
  • Laundry facilities
  • CCTV

What’s included in the rent?

Our rent includes all bills; water, electricity, heating, internet and basic personal effects insurance.

The insurance cover is a basic policy and you may wish to extend this cover to ensure all your belongings are covered e.g. laptop, musical instruments, photographic equipment etc. For further information regarding insurance cover please visit

*Property currently being built - more photos to follow

Photos of the accommodation

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