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Cornwall home features

The following charts compare home (both flats and houses) features in Cornwall county to the home features in whole England and Wales. Outer ring charts show share in Cornwall, inner charts show share for England and Wales. Data is taken from energy certificates for domestic buildings. The certificates were issued between 2008-2016. Data is available for more than 50% of all domestic properties. In case of multiple certificate for one property, only the latest available certificate data was used in the charts.

Cornwall 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.

Cornwall homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsCornwallEngland & Wales
11.0%1.7%
29.5%12.6%
319.8%21.1%
423.8%22.4%
523.5%22.9%
6+22.4%19.2%

Cornwall homes by floor area size

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

Cornwall homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeCornwallEngland & Wales
29m² or less1.3%1.4%
30-49m²11.4%12.5%
50-69m²21.5%23.7%
70-89m²25.7%28.4%
90-109m²14.9%14.7%
110-149m²14.1%11.8%
150m²+11.1%7.5%

Cornwall homes by rental type

Cornwall homes by rental type
Rental typeCornwallEngland & Wales
social rental6.8%14.2%
private rental15.8%16.6%
non-rental77.4%69.2%

Cornwall 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.

Cornwall homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesCornwallEngland & Wales
084.5%88.8%
113.0%9.1%
22.1%1.7%
3+0.4%0.4%

Cornwall 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.

Cornwall homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeCornwallEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.1%
coal0.9%0.5%
dual1.2%0.2%
elect29.2%11.8%
gas47.1%82.6%
LPG3.9%0.7%
no heat0.8%0.3%
oil16.1%3.6%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.7%0.1%

Cornwall homes by windows glazing

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

Cornwall homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingCornwallEngland & Wales
sigle7.5%6.6%
double/secondary84.0%86.7%
triple/multiple0.3%0.2%
high perfomance8.2%6.4%

Cornwall 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.

Cornwall homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasCornwallEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance41.2%76.2%
no gas meter58.8%23.8%

Cornwall homes by number of heated rooms

Cornwall homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsCornwallEngland & Wales
15.2%2.7%
212.5%13.3%
320.0%21.4%
422.1%22.3%
520.4%22.1%
6+19.8%18.3%

Cornwall homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

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

Associated reports:

Cornwall house features

Cornwall flat features

Cornwall crime statistics

Cornwall population statistics

Cornwall home energy certificates

Cornwall real estate market

Cornwall salary and unemployment

Cornwall energy costs

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