Student Accommodation Leamington Spa
This leafy town, with a village feel, is a short commute to both Coventry and Warwick Universities.
Student properties in Leamington Spa
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AFS always has the widest choice of student accommodation available. To help you find the right place to live, read our brief guide to the different types of accommodation below.
University residences which are generally full of first year undergraduates are a great way to adjust to living away from home and making new friends. Uni halls are usually located close to campus.
Generally offer a higher level of amenities than University Halls, at higher rents. Will be home to a more diverse mix of students and normally located close to campus.
A house share with a group of friends is often the lowest cost option and popular as the next step after living in Halls. Typically located in student friendly areas which require some travel to University.
A flat or apartment is similar to a house share on a smaller scale and will normally have one or two bedrooms. Ideal for smaller groups or couples.
Either a premium room in a Private Hall of Residence or a self-contained flat or apartment where all of the amenities are in one space. Typically the most expensive option.
A room in a house where the landlord or owner currently lives. A good option if you are not too concerned about living with other students and are budget conscious.
A self-contained room, which includes most amenities but with shared bathroom facilities.
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Living in Leamington Spa as a student
Royal Leamington Spa, known more commonly as Leamington, is home to many students & staff of Coventry University and Warwick University, with their combined population of 62,000. Most famous for its regency architecture and its spas, it is a fantastic destination and a place to live for students in Warwickshire.
In Coventry the large student population ensures a good provision of accommodation venues across the city. There are over 23 halls, managed either by the universities or the private providers. University accommodation offers a good variety of rooms, both self-catered and Monday-Friday full board, in a variety of sizes and standards. Students can expect shared bathroom facilities single rooms as well as superior, en-suite studios. Both universities offer various accommodation options for students with a disability too.
Private halls are operated by a variety of leading nation’s providers. New, purpose-built halls are the most numerous, but students can opt for period buildings, should they wish so. Rooms on offer vary from standard singles to larger, self-enclosed studios. Either type will benefit from a range of attractive amenities. In Leamington Spa itself there are a couple private halls, offering the same level of standard and room types as their often larger counterparts in Coventry or Warwick In addition to the halls of residence there is a good range of other accommodation options.
Living in Leamington-spa is a very popular choice with students of Warwick University due to a wide range of social venues and attractive amenities, as well as beautiful, period architecture. Good transport links between Leamington and Coventry & WU’s main campus are a further benefit of living in the town. Groups of 4 or more students who choose to rent a house together benefit from lower per-tenant cost, flexibility in location, building type, and furnishing. Renting in smaller towns may also carry the benefits of having a garden or general access to larger green spaces, perfect for running, cycling or pleasant walks. Smaller properties such as flats and apartments are always a good option too, as they are often located in more central location, ensuring easy access to social venues such as pubs, bars and clubs. They are especially suited for those preferring a smaller number of flatmates or hoping to move in with their partner. Both flats and houses are typically managed by Leamington’s landlords and estate agents, many of which specialise in renting to students due to the proximity of CU and WU.
For more information about the city read our in-depth online guide. When you are ready to find accommodation, start your search on accommodationforstudents.com. Our search tool allows you to tailor the search results to your exact needs and enquire directly with the accommodation of your choice. If you ever feel that you need additional support, our team is always on stand-by to assist you and answer any enquiries. We are proud of our 20 years of experience in helping students find the perfect accommodation. We currently list a good selection of accommodation on our website, so you are sure to find something just right for you.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are you going to live and study in Leamington Spa? Here are the most frequent questions asked by other students.
Most students look for shared housing in Leamington Spa from October, although there will be student accommodation available all year round. First year and international students generally start looking in January for halls of residence.
The amount you pay will depend on the type of student accommodation you choose. A shared house in Leamington Spa will cost you £86 per week. A halls of residence will cost, on average £168 per week, but could cost more depending on what type of room you select.
Accommodation for Students has the widest range of student accommodation currently available in Leamington Spa. This includes halls of residence, house shares, flats and apartments. You can enquire directly to your chosen accommodation or get more support through our live help team. AFS has accommodation across the whole city including City Centre and Near University.
In Leamington Spa the standard length of contract is 46 weeks. However it is possible to have a longer or shorter agreement than this. Some halls of residence will only offer a 50 or 52 week tenancy agreement for example.
Yes, a selection of the student accommodation listed on AFS will offer short term stays. This is most often the case for halls of residence in Leamington Spa. Look out for the properties which have the short term let badge or filter your search by ‘letting period’.
This will depend on the type of property you choose. The most anyone can legally charge is 5 weeks rent. Some accommodation in Leamington Spa halls of residence will not require a deposit at all, while on average the deposit in a shared house in Leamington Spa will be £344.
All landlords and property managers in Leamington Spa are legally required to protect your deposit in a legally recognised tenancy deposit scheme. If you take care of your student accommodation you should have no problem getting your money back. You can check out some further information right here.