Cheshire home features

March 2020

The average home size in Cheshire county is 94.2m². This is by 6.6m² more than the average home size in England and Wales. On average, a home has 4.6 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.3 more than the average home.

Cheshire homes 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.

Cheshire homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsCheshireEngland & Wales
10.6%1.9%
29.6%13.1%
316.6%21.3%
424.7%22.3%
525.1%22.8%
6+23.3%18.7%

Cheshire homes by floor area size

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

Cheshire homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeCheshireEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.7%1.6%
30-49m²9.2%12.6%
50-69m²21.7%23.8%
70-89m²29.7%28.3%
90-109m²15.5%14.4%
110-149m²13.6%11.8%
150m²+9.6%7.5%

Cheshire homes by rental type

Cheshire homes by rental type
Rental typeCheshireEngland & Wales
social rental11.7%13.9%
private rental13.4%17.8%
non-rental74.9%68.3%

Cheshire homes by number of fireplaces

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

Cheshire homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesCheshireEngland & Wales
089.2%90.6%
18.9%7.7%
21.6%1.4%
3+0.4%0.3%

Cheshire homes 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.

Cheshire homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeCheshireEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.2%0.2%
dual0.1%0.2%
elect8.0%12.3%
gas87.2%82.6%
LPG1.0%0.7%
no heat0.2%0.3%
oil3.2%3.5%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.1%

Cheshire homes by windows glazing

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

Cheshire homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingCheshireEngland & Wales
sigle3.2%5.6%
double/secondary84.5%84.1%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance12.2%10.0%

Cheshire homes 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.

Cheshire homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasCheshireEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance75.2%72.8%
no gas meter24.8%27.2%

Cheshire homes by number of heated rooms

Cheshire homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsCheshireEngland & Wales
11.3%2.7%
210.2%13.6%
317.0%21.5%
424.6%22.2%
524.3%22.0%
6+22.6%17.9%

Cheshire homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Cheshire homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingCheshireEngland & Wales
solar0.2%0.3%
no solar99.8%99.7%

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