Colchester home features

March 2020

The average home size in Colchester postcode area is 89.1m². This is by 1.5m² more than the average home size in England and Wales. On average, a home has 4.3 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.1 more than the average home.

Colchester 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.

Colchester homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsColchesterEngland & Wales
11.3%1.9%
210.8%13.1%
324.3%21.3%
421.9%22.3%
521.1%22.8%
6+20.7%18.7%

Colchester homes by floor area size

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

Colchester homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeColchesterEngland & Wales
under 30m²1.2%1.6%
30-49m²11.7%12.6%
50-69m²24.4%23.8%
70-89m²27.3%28.3%
90-109m²14.4%14.4%
110-149m²12.7%11.8%
150m²+8.3%7.5%

Colchester homes by rental type

Colchester homes by rental type
Rental typeColchesterEngland & Wales
social rental9.6%13.9%
private rental16.3%17.8%
non-rental74.1%68.3%

Colchester 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.

Colchester homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesColchesterEngland & Wales
087.8%90.6%
110.1%7.7%
21.7%1.4%
3+0.4%0.3%

Colchester 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.

Colchester homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeColchesterEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.1%0.2%
dual0.2%0.2%
elect15.2%12.3%
gas76.1%82.6%
LPG0.5%0.7%
no heat0.3%0.3%
oil7.4%3.5%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.1%

Colchester homes by windows glazing

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

Colchester homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingColchesterEngland & Wales
sigle5.0%5.6%
double/secondary83.4%84.1%
triple/multiple0.3%0.3%
high perfomance11.2%10.0%

Colchester 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.

Colchester homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasColchesterEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance65.1%72.8%
no gas meter34.9%27.2%

Colchester homes by number of heated rooms

Colchester homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsColchesterEngland & Wales
12.6%2.7%
211.6%13.6%
324.2%21.5%
421.6%22.2%
520.3%22.0%
6+19.8%17.9%

Colchester homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Colchester homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingColchesterEngland & Wales
solar0.4%0.3%
no solar99.6%99.7%

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