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The principle of flatshare is to share your accommodation with other people, to divide the costs and responsibilities. Collocations are often organized on the basis of common interests or other specific criteria (field of study, female/male, age, passion, etc.). It is a good option for someone who is looking to limit their budget without limiting their comfort, and who likes to live in a community.

In Bordeaux, flatshare is a democratized way of life. 


The flatshare market in Bordeaux



Shared accommodation is a democratized type of housing in France, even if it is more easily found in student cities. If other types of shared accommodation are beginning to arise (seniors, families, etc.), in the majority of cases, this is a form of accommodation popular with students. It is hard to find shared housing offers in Bordeaux. 



Bordeaux, a city victim of its own success


Bordeaux has nearly 265,000 inhabitants, over an area of ​​49.36 km2. It is the ninth largest municipality in France. Center of the Aquitaine region and the Gironde department. It belongs to the South West of France. Founded around the 3rd century BC, it was first baptized Burdigala. The city is crossed by the Garonne. Recognized for being the capital of wine in the world, but also of business tourism for the organization of international congresses, its historic center is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

It has many tourist sites to see such as the Girondins monuments, the Grand Théâtre, the Pont de Pierre or the Saint-André Cathedral but also the Pey Berland Tower.

The Place de la Bourse being the most touristic place, it is a must!

Museums such as the Aquitaine Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Decorative Arts, the Casa de Goya, the Jean Moulin Center contribute to the cultural richness of the city.

Many green spaces such as the public garden of Bordeaux, the botanical garden but also the floral park will be perfect for your walks. 

Bordeaux has an attractive living environment. On the real estate side, the city is a victim of its own success. After increased demand and rising prices, the Bordeaux real estate market is stabilizing somewhat. With soon 260,000 inhabitants, against 215,000 in 1999, the total population testifies to the overall dynamism of the city.



We find a lot of flatshare ads in Bordeaux, it is a democratized form of accommodation 



You will hardly find a room in a shared apartment Bordeaux. In fact, there we find a lot of} ads of this type. People sharing accommodation in Bordeaux put about more or less 15 days for housing. 


On Studapart, you will find more than 500 offers of shared accommodation.


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Choosing to share a flat is a good idea for a student or a young worker who wants to control his budget. It is also a good option for an elderly person who does not wish to live alone or families who prefer to share their expenses.


In Bordeaux, the percentage of accommodation where it is possible to make a roommate amounts to 10%.


What is the average surface area for a roommate in Bordeaux ? 



In Bordeaux, most shared accommodations are T3. A T3 apartment is a dwelling that contains three rooms, generally a living room and two bedrooms. This is the ideal type of accommodation for students considering shared accommodation. On average, it takes an area of ​​about 65sq.m. 


In shared accommodation, you can also opt for a T4 apartment. A T4 apartment, that is to say with a main room and three bedrooms, is ideal for several people to settle in and thus reduce the costs of shared accommodation (rent, charges, appendices...). In this case, it will therefore be necessary to count an average surface of more than 70q.m


What budget for the rent of a room in a shared apartment in Bordeaux ? 



To rent a room in a shared flat in Bordeaux, it amounts roughly to 600€/month per person, or 14€/sq.m per m². 


The amount of rent in a roommate also depends on the house in general, its equipment, its location, the furniture, the associated amenities, or quite simply the number of roommates.

  • The T3 apartments represent 14% of accommodation available in  Bordeaux

  • 17% of from Bordeaux flatshares are T4 apartments


Some tips for an efficient search for flatshares in Bordeaux



Flatshare is a democratized type of housing in France and widely used abroad. This is often an option that attracts students and it is quite easy to find roommate offers, especially in so-called student cities. It is the ideal choice to control your budget, since it is generally the cheapest solution on the market. Your next roommates may already be waiting for you at Bordeaux!



The Golden Triangle, the most prestigious district


The Golden Triangle was formed in the 18th century around the Notre-Dame church. This district was born thanks to the architect Chalifour in 1790. It is the most prestigious district of Bordeaux. It is considered the most beautiful area of ​​the city. It is bounded by the Cours de l'Intendance, the Allées de Tourny and the Cours George Clémenceau.

The district has many squares: Place des Grands Hommes, Place Gambetta, Place de Tourny and Place de la Comédie. It concentrates beautiful architecture, historical monuments and works of art. The Grand Théâtre which houses the Opéra National de Bordeaux is the work of Victor Louis, a famous architect. It is a very lively sector, very lively thanks to the Great Men market. The Golden Triangle gives access to the assets of the other surrounding districts such as the lively evenings of Place de la Victoire, the calm of the Esplanade des Quinconces and other places to discover. The golden triangle is also very well served by public transport.

Living in this district has a fairly high cost, indeed it is one of the most popular districts of Bordeaux but also one of the most expensive!




The Saint-Pierre district, the cradle of Bordeaux


The district is considered the cradle of Bordeaux, it is one of the oldest districts of the city. Its existence dates back to the 12th century.

Place Saint-Pierre corresponds to the location of the old entrance to the inner port, which will give its name to the district. Porte Cailhau is an emblematic place in the district, 35 meters high and built in the 15th century. The Place de la Bourse, a huge work of art, is reflected in its water mirror. The district offers its inhabitants a rich cultural life. 

Don't miss the Saint-Pierre church built during the 16th century. It also has several schools (nursery, primary, middle and high school), perfect for families. Dynamic district, ideal for going out and enjoying life in Bordeaux. Saint-Pierre is very much alive. It is near the quays of the Garonne. Rue Saint-Rémi is a place where a multitude of restaurants reside. Calm reigns in the neighborhood thanks to its many pedestrian streets and reduced car traffic. But the district remains very well served by public transport but also by bike! The prices are quite high due to the attractiveness of the neighborhood. 



The shared tenancy contract, how does it work?



Flatshare is governed by specific rules. Within the framework of the lease contract, there are two possibilities: a single rental lease or a lease per co-tenant. Depending on the type of contract, certain rules differ:



The single lease


It is a classic rental lease whose rules differ according to the category of accommodation: furnished or not. Similarly, the accommodation must respect a minimum surface area (9m² or 20m3 minimum).

  • All roommates must sign the lease in order to have rights to the accommodation.

  • The inventory must be made and signed in the presence of all the roommates.

  • The rent is paid in one go and shared amicably by the roommates.

  • A solidarity clause can be integrated into the lease and implies obligations towards the others in the event of the departure of one of the roommates.


The lease per roommate


It respects the same basic rules as a classic lease, furnished or not.

  • Each roommate signs a lease contract with the landlord.

  • Each roommate pays their rent independently to the landlord.

  • A deposit may be requested from each roommate.

  • The departure of one of the roommates is simplified and does not commit him to the others.


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500 flatshare offers in Bordeaux are waiting for you on Studapart! 



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Frequently asked questions

What is the average rent for student accommodation in Bordeaux?

For the most part, students looking for student accommodation in Bordeaux are looking for studios from € 515 to € 615

What type of accommodation should you choose to stay in Bordeaux?

Students looking for student accommodation in Bordeaux outside the family home are looking primarily for a studio with an average rent of € 565 or a T1, a one-room apartment, with a average rent of € 768. Shared accommodation is also in great demand, since it is the cheapest solution to obtain a more spacious and comfortable student apartment in Bordeaux.