Berkshire house features

March 2020

The average house size in Berkshire county is 108.3m². This is by 7.8m² more than the average house size in England and Wales. On average, a house has 5.1 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.2 more than the average house.

Berkshire houses by number of rooms

Room count is number of habitable rooms. Habitable rooms include any living room, sitting room, dining room, bedroom, study and similar; and also a non-separated conservatory and a kitchen/diner having a discrete seating area. Excluded from the room count are any room used solely as a kitchen, utility room, bathroom, cloakroom, en-suite accommodation and similar, any hallway, stairs or landing, and any room not having a window.

Berkshire houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsBerkshireEngland & Wales
23.2%2.9%
311.1%12.6%
424.6%27.2%
527.9%31.2%
6+33.2%26.1%

Berkshire houses by floor area size

The gross floor area - the total of all enclosed spaces measured to the internal face of the external walls

Berkshire houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeBerkshireEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.2%0.2%
30-49m²3.5%3.5%
50-69m²13.9%16.7%
70-89m²29.8%33.9%
90-109m²19.8%19.0%
110-149m²19.1%16.2%
150m²+13.7%10.5%

Berkshire houses by rental type

Berkshire houses by rental type
Rental typeBerkshireEngland & Wales
social rental6.7%9.9%
private rental15.7%12.6%
non-rental77.6%77.5%

Berkshire houses by number of fireplaces

The number of open fireplaces in the property. Air can pass between the inside of the property and the outside.

Berkshire houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesBerkshireEngland & Wales
081.7%87.6%
115.4%10.1%
22.3%1.9%
3+0.5%0.4%

Berkshire houses by main heating fuel

The type of fuel used to power the central heating. Bio is one of biomass, B30D, B30K, bioethanol, biogas, rapeseed. Coal also includes anthracite. Dual is dual fuel with mineral or wood. Wood can be pellets, chips or logs.

Berkshire houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeBerkshireEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.0%
coal0.1%0.3%
dual0.1%0.3%
elect4.7%4.8%
gas90.2%88.4%
LPG0.6%0.9%
no heat0.1%0.2%
oil4.0%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.2%

Berkshire houses by windows glazing

The type of glazing. From British Fenestration Rating Council or manufacturer declaration.

Berkshire houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingBerkshireEngland & Wales
sigle3.5%3.5%
double/secondary86.8%87.4%
triple/multiple0.4%0.3%
high perfomance9.3%8.9%

Berkshire houses by gas meter availability

A gas meter or a gas-burning appliance is available in the dwelling. A closed-off gas pipe does not count.

Berkshire houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasBerkshireEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance81.0%79.6%
no gas meter19.0%20.4%

Berkshire houses by number of heated rooms

Berkshire houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsBerkshireEngland & Wales
10.5%0.8%
23.6%3.7%
311.5%13.2%
424.7%27.1%
527.3%30.1%
6+32.3%25.1%

Berkshire houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Berkshire houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingBerkshireEngland & Wales
solar0.4%0.3%
no solar99.6%99.7%

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