Durham house features

March 2020

The average house size in Durham postcode area is 90.9m². This is by 9.6m² less than the average house size in England and Wales. On average, a house has 4.4 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.5 less than the average house.

Durham 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 houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsDurhamEngland & Wales
24.9%2.9%
319.5%12.6%
431.5%27.2%
527.9%31.2%
6+16.3%26.1%

Durham 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 houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeDurhamEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.1%0.2%
30-49m²4.4%3.5%
50-69m²20.2%16.7%
70-89m²38.2%33.9%
90-109m²19.0%19.0%
110-149m²12.6%16.2%
150m²+5.5%10.5%

Durham houses by rental type

Durham houses by rental type
Rental typeDurhamEngland & Wales
social rental22.1%9.9%
private rental8.6%12.6%
non-rental69.3%77.5%

Durham 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 houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesDurhamEngland & Wales
093.1%87.6%
16.0%10.1%
20.8%1.9%
3+0.2%0.4%

Durham 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 houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeDurhamEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.0%
coal0.7%0.3%
dual0.2%0.3%
elect1.4%4.8%
gas95.9%88.4%
LPG0.4%0.9%
no heat0.1%0.2%
oil1.2%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.2%

Durham houses by windows glazing

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

Durham houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingDurhamEngland & Wales
sigle3.3%3.5%
double/secondary87.1%87.4%
triple/multiple0.1%0.3%
high perfomance9.5%8.9%

Durham 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 houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasDurhamEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance83.8%79.6%
no gas meter16.2%20.4%

Durham houses by number of heated rooms

Durham houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsDurhamEngland & Wales
10.3%0.8%
25.3%3.7%
319.8%13.2%
431.5%27.1%
527.4%30.1%
6+15.8%25.1%

Durham houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

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

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