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Odd Down Sports Ground


The Red Lion


Sulis Meadows




About student living in Odd Down


Odd Down is an area to the southwest of Bath city centre. It is quite well-connected with several bus routes. It takes less than twenty-five minutes to get from student accommodation in Odd Down to Bath city centre on the bus. You can also reach the University of Bath in forty minutes and Bath Spa University in just under an hour.


Student houses in Odd Down are surrounded by green spaces. Head to Sulis Meadows to hang out with friends in the summer months or play some sports on the grass. Or you can head over to Bull Hill which is a popular area for hiking.

Food and Drink

When you live in Odd Down student accommodation, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to takeaways. Enjoy some classic fish and chips from Cod Down Chippy or grab a Chinese takeaway form Lido Chef or Fortune Cookie. Or, if you’re in the mood for a drink with friends, The Red Lion is the perfect pub.


There are lots of recreation grounds and leisure activities close to student housing in Odd Down so the area is perfect for active students. Head to Odd Down Sports Ground to play sports on the pitches or bike around the cycle track. You can also go to Old Culverhaysians RFC to watch some rugby.


When you live in student houses in Odd Down you can buy all your groceries and essentials from the Co-op or the Sainsbury’s in the area. You can also go to one of the local off-licences to supplement anything else you might need in a pinch. There are also a few interesting independent shops close by which are perfect for a browse.

Student Housing

The wide range of student accommodation Odd Down has to offer means there is something for everyone. There are student lets in Odd Down to suit every taste and budget, from shared houses to purpose-built apartments. Have a browse of our student housing in Odd Down and find your next home, today.

FAQs about student accommodation in Odd Down

Is Odd Down a student area?

As Odd Down student accommodation tends to be cheaper as it is slightly further out from the city centre and the universities, the area is popular with students.

Where is Odd Down in Bath?

Odd Down is located to the southwest of Bath city centre.

What is Odd Down, Bath, like?

Odd Down is a great place to live, with lots of spots for recreational activities, stunning natural surroundings, and an efficient bus service. As a result, lots of students choose to live in student houses in Odd Down.

Is Odd Down safe?

Odd Down is generally considered to be a safe area. You should feel secure living in student accommodation in Odd Down as long as you take sensible precautions.

Does the University of Bath provide accommodation?

The University of Bath has fourteen halls of residence. Typically, students will live in halls in their first year before moving into private student houses in Odd Down and the surrounding areas for the rest of their time at university.

Where do students live in Bath?

As there are two universities in the city, students live in lots of different areas across Bath. Typically, they will live in student accommodation in Odd Down, Combe Down, Bath city centre, Bathwick, Oldfield Park, Southdown, and Widcombe.

Are bills included in the cost?

Many student houses in Odd Down are now advertised with bills included in the price. Where this is the case, your rental price could include electricity, gas, internet, TV licence and water bills and this is clearly stated on the listing. Properties without bills included are also available, giving you the flexibility to choose your own energy and water suppliers and internet service provider.

Do I need to pay a deposit?

It is normal for property managers to require you to pay a security deposit at the time of booking or before you move in. Where a deposit is required and you are signing a tenancy agreement, your property manager must protect your deposit in a legally recognised tenancy deposit scheme. As long as you look after the property and have no deductions for damage or unpaid rent, your deposit will be returned to you after your tenancy agreement ends. Whilst tenancy deposits are legally capped at five weeks' rent per person, it is more common for student deposits to be in the lower £100-250 range.

How long does a tenancy agreement last for?

The majority of student accommodation in Odd Down can be rented for fixed contract lengths. For purpose built student accommodation, 43 and 51-week fixed-term contracts are the most common. For shared houses, 52-week contracts are the most common and generally start in July to September.

Do you offer student accommodation for short-term stays?

Short-term student rentals in Odd Down are becoming more popular every year. As a result, property managers are increasingly offering shorter tenancy lengths, whether for the summer period or for individual semesters and terms. This is more common in the purpose-built student accommodation sector than in shared student rental houses across Bath.

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