Cornwall house features

March 2020

The average house size in Cornwall county is 101.7m². This is by 1.2m² more than the average house size in England and Wales. On average, a house has 4.8 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.1 less than the average house.

Cornwall 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.

Cornwall houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsCornwallEngland & Wales
23.9%2.9%
315.5%12.6%
426.5%27.2%
527.8%31.2%
6+26.3%26.1%

Cornwall houses by floor area size

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

Cornwall houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeCornwallEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.5%0.2%
30-49m²5.9%3.5%
50-69m²18.4%16.7%
70-89m²28.5%33.9%
90-109m²17.0%19.0%
110-149m²16.5%16.2%
150m²+13.2%10.5%

Cornwall houses by rental type

Cornwall houses by rental type
Rental typeCornwallEngland & Wales
social rental4.8%9.9%
private rental14.4%12.6%
non-rental80.8%77.5%

Cornwall 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.

Cornwall houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesCornwallEngland & Wales
085.0%87.6%
112.8%10.1%
21.9%1.9%
3+0.3%0.4%

Cornwall 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.

Cornwall houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeCornwallEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.0%
coal0.7%0.3%
dual1.5%0.3%
elect25.8%4.8%
gas47.7%88.4%
LPG4.7%0.9%
no heat0.7%0.2%
oil18.1%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.8%0.2%

Cornwall houses by windows glazing

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

Cornwall houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingCornwallEngland & Wales
sigle5.8%3.5%
double/secondary82.0%87.4%
triple/multiple0.3%0.3%
high perfomance11.9%8.9%

Cornwall 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.

Cornwall houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasCornwallEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance40.0%79.6%
no gas meter60.0%20.4%

Cornwall houses by number of heated rooms

Cornwall houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsCornwallEngland & Wales
13.9%0.8%
27.4%3.7%
316.4%13.2%
424.8%27.1%
524.5%30.1%
6+23.0%25.1%

Cornwall houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Cornwall houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingCornwallEngland & Wales
solar0.8%0.3%
no solar99.2%99.7%

Other reports for Cornwall county

home features

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property prices

crime statistics

energy costs

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salary and unemployment

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