Colchester house features

The following charts compare house features (e.g. no. of rooms, floor area size, number of fireplaces, ...) in Colchester postcode area to the house features in whole England and Wales. Data is taken from energy certificates for domestic buildings. The certificates were issued between 2008-2019. Data is available for more than 15 million properties.

Colchester 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.

Colchester houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsColchesterEngland & Wales
10.2%0.1%
23.4%2.9%
317.2%12.6%
425.9%27.0%
526.5%31.0%
6+26.9%26.4%

Colchester houses by floor area size

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

Colchester houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeColchesterEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.2%0.2%
30-49m²4.9%3.6%
50-69m²19.2%16.8%
70-89m²30.9%33.8%
90-109m²18.0%19.0%
110-149m²16.1%16.1%
150m²+10.6%10.5%

Colchester houses by rental type

Colchester houses by rental type
Rental typeColchesterEngland & Wales
social rental7.0%9.9%
private rental12.1%12.4%
non-rental80.9%77.7%

Colchester 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.

Colchester houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesColchesterEngland & Wales
084.0%87.3%
113.2%10.3%
22.3%1.9%
3+0.5%0.4%

Colchester 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.

Colchester houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeColchesterEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.0%
coal0.2%0.3%
dual0.2%0.3%
elect6.9%4.8%
gas82.1%88.3%
LPG0.6%0.9%
no heat0.2%0.2%
oil9.7%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.2%0.2%

Colchester houses by windows glazing

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

Colchester houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingColchesterEngland & Wales
sigle4.5%3.7%
double/secondary85.0%87.7%
triple/multiple0.4%0.3%
high perfomance10.2%8.4%

Colchester 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.

Colchester houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasColchesterEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance71.8%80.0%
no gas meter28.2%20.0%

Colchester houses by number of heated rooms

Colchester houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsColchesterEngland & Wales
11.2%0.9%
24.3%3.7%
317.6%13.1%
425.7%26.9%
525.5%29.9%
6+25.7%25.4%

Colchester houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Colchester houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingColchesterEngland & Wales
solar0.5%0.3%
no solar99.5%99.7%

Associated reports:

Colchester home features

Colchester flat features

Colchester home energy certificates

Colchester salary and unemployment

Colchester crime statistics

Colchester population statistics

Colchester property prices

Colchester energy costs

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