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These are the most luxurious and expensive student houses currently up for grabs in Cathays

How the other half live

Nearly everyone complains about the state of their student house, whether it's messy, everything's broken, small or just purely horrible. However, apparently some lucky Cathays residents seem to be living a life of luxury with stunning interior decors and even hot tubs.

It may hurt your bank balance just to look, but feast your eyes on a selection of some of the most luxurious and expensive student houses currently up for sale in Cathays – if you can afford them.

Richards Street – £460 per month, bills included

This eight bedroom property includes an outdoor raised decking area featuring a garden hot tub. Its stunning interior boasts an open plan living / kitchen area as well as a wall-mounted plasma TV and matching furniture throughout. It's listed with CPS Homes and will cost you £400 a month per person, or £460 with bills (gas, water, electricity) included.

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That wall is an art form

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Coburn Street – £495 per month

This architect-designed five bedroom property includes everything from a crushed ice-dispensing fridge-freezer, pop-up sockets and bluetooth speakers within an illuminated makeup station mirror. If this wasn't enough, it also allows you the convenience of controlling your heating from anywhere via the Nest thermostat. It's listed with John Winter at £495 per month (per person) excluding bills.

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I'm assuming the Apple Mac comes with the house for that price

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The grass is a lovely shade of green too

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Exposed brick work is so trendy

Harriet Street – £395 per month, including bills

Like many of the other pricy properties, this house boasts an open plan living / kitchen area with a modern simplistic design. The large lounge is ideal for sociable students, with a large sofa and impeccable finish. Each of its six bedrooms are equally sized and come with fitted wardrobes too. It's listed at £395 per month (per person) including bills with 2Let2.

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The floor won't stay clean for long

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The comfiest sofa in Cathays?

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Spacious attic room, check

Russell Street – £440 per month

Remodelled for summer 2016, this house was also architecturally-designed. This property not only has designer furniture and fittings but customisable lighting in all five bedrooms. It also includes a hair and makeup station with automatic lighting. It is listed at £440 per month (per person) excluding bills with John Winter.

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It even has its own breakfast bar

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Most of us are lucky to even get a mirror in our houses, let alone one with lights and a charging station

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We're totally not jel of those who get to live in these beaut houses next year.

Photo credit: 2Let2, John Winter, CPS Homes