It is not as straight forward as one expects. These things tend to work differently in the UK.
Try looking for a commercial rental which comes with accommodation. It gets frustrating. You end up either looking for a business that comes with a lease or worse still trying to figure out how to buy the property.
What makes it frustrating is getting access to information and advise.
Getting answers to questions everyone has. The agents will refer you to their web site where you wade through what content you can find. But they are not there to give advice, to answer difficult questions. They do the paper work. The difficult stuff.
It’s never simple and straight forward. Particularly if you are new to the country. Generally landlords will ask for six months rent in advance at the very least. Then there is a question of employment and references and credit checks and kids and pets are always a problem.