Durham county house features

March 2020

The average house size in Durham county county is 92.7m². This is by 7.8m² less than the average house size in England and Wales. On average, a house has 4.6 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.3 less than the average house.

Durham county 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.

Durham county houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsDurham countyEngland & Wales
23.9%2.9%
317.2%12.6%
431.3%27.2%
529.2%31.2%
6+18.3%26.1%

Durham county houses by floor area size

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

Durham county houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeDurham countyEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.1%0.2%
30-49m²4.0%3.5%
50-69m²19.5%16.7%
70-89m²38.2%33.9%
90-109m²19.4%19.0%
110-149m²12.2%16.2%
150m²+6.8%10.5%

Durham county houses by rental type

Durham county houses by rental type
Rental typeDurham countyEngland & Wales
social rental19.0%9.9%
private rental8.8%12.6%
non-rental72.2%77.5%

Durham county 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.

Durham county houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesDurham countyEngland & Wales
092.9%87.6%
15.9%10.1%
21.0%1.9%
3+0.2%0.4%

Durham county 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.

Durham county houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeDurham countyEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.0%
coal0.6%0.3%
dual0.3%0.3%
elect1.9%4.8%
gas94.2%88.4%
LPG0.4%0.9%
no heat0.3%0.2%
oil2.2%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.2%

Durham county houses by windows glazing

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

Durham county houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingDurham countyEngland & Wales
sigle2.9%3.5%
double/secondary89.2%87.4%
triple/multiple0.1%0.3%
high perfomance7.8%8.9%

Durham county 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.

Durham county houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasDurham countyEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance84.3%79.6%
no gas meter15.7%20.4%

Durham county houses by number of heated rooms

Durham county houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsDurham countyEngland & Wales
10.4%0.8%
24.4%3.7%
317.7%13.2%
431.3%27.1%
528.6%30.1%
6+17.7%25.1%

Durham county houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Durham county houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingDurham countyEngland & Wales
solar0.1%0.3%
no solar99.9%99.7%

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