Dorchester flat features

March 2020

The average flat size in Dorchester postcode area is 60.5m². This is by 1.5m² more than the average flat size in England and Wales. On average, a flat has 2.7 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.0 more than the average flat.

Dorchester flats 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.

Dorchester flats by number of rooms
No. of roomsDorchesterEngland & Wales
13.6%6.3%
238.6%37.4%
343.8%42.2%
410.6%10.6%
52.4%2.7%
6+0.9%0.9%

Dorchester flats by floor area size

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

Dorchester flats by floor area size
Floor area sizeDorchesterEngland & Wales
under 30m²3.1%4.7%
30-49m²33.9%32.7%
50-69m²38.8%39.5%
70-89m²15.4%16.1%
90-109m²4.9%4.1%
110-149m²2.9%2.2%
150m²+1.1%0.8%

Dorchester flats by rental type

Dorchester flats by rental type
Rental typeDorchesterEngland & Wales
social rental21.9%22.7%
private rental24.9%29.5%
non-rental53.2%47.8%

Dorchester flats by number of fireplaces

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

Dorchester flats by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesDorchesterEngland & Wales
097.1%97.2%
12.5%2.4%
20.3%0.3%
3+0.1%0.1%

Dorchester flats 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.

Dorchester flats by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeDorchesterEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.1%
coal0.1%0.0%
dual0.1%0.0%
elect33.8%29.9%
gas64.0%69.0%
LPG0.2%0.2%
no heat0.8%0.5%
oil0.8%0.2%
waste0.0%0.1%
wood0.0%0.0%

Dorchester flats by windows glazing

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

Dorchester flats by windows glazing
Windows glazingDorchesterEngland & Wales
sigle8.7%10.2%
double/secondary79.2%76.8%
triple/multiple0.5%0.3%
high perfomance11.6%12.7%

Dorchester flats 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.

Dorchester flats by gas meter availability
Mains gasDorchesterEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance53.0%57.6%
no gas meter47.0%42.4%

Dorchester flats by number of heated rooms

Dorchester flats by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsDorchesterEngland & Wales
15.2%7.3%
238.5%37.4%
342.9%41.6%
410.4%10.3%
52.3%2.6%
6+0.8%0.9%

Dorchester flats by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Dorchester flats by solar heating availability
Solar heatingDorchesterEngland & Wales
solar0.0%0.1%
no solar100.0%99.9%

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