East Sussex home features

March 2020

The average home size in East Sussex county is 86.3m². This is by 1.3m² less than the average home size in England and Wales. On average, a home has 4.0 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.3 less than the average home.

East Sussex 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.

East Sussex homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsEast SussexEngland & Wales
13.9%1.9%
217.6%13.1%
325.5%21.3%
419.4%22.3%
516.5%22.8%
6+17.2%18.7%

East Sussex homes by floor area size

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

East Sussex homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeEast SussexEngland & Wales
under 30m²2.7%1.6%
30-49m²15.9%12.6%
50-69m²23.8%23.8%
70-89m²24.4%28.3%
90-109m²13.2%14.4%
110-149m²11.9%11.8%
150m²+8.2%7.5%

East Sussex homes by rental type

East Sussex homes by rental type
Rental typeEast SussexEngland & Wales
social rental10.3%13.9%
private rental22.4%17.8%
non-rental67.3%68.3%

East Sussex 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.

East Sussex homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesEast SussexEngland & Wales
085.2%90.6%
112.2%7.7%
22.1%1.4%
3+0.5%0.3%

East Sussex 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.

East Sussex homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeEast SussexEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.1%
coal0.1%0.2%
dual0.1%0.2%
elect16.0%12.3%
gas79.4%82.6%
LPG0.6%0.7%
no heat0.4%0.3%
oil3.3%3.5%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.1%

East Sussex homes by windows glazing

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

East Sussex homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingEast SussexEngland & Wales
sigle12.2%5.6%
double/secondary81.5%84.1%
triple/multiple0.5%0.3%
high perfomance5.8%10.0%

East Sussex 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.

East Sussex homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasEast SussexEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance74.4%72.8%
no gas meter25.6%27.2%

East Sussex homes by number of heated rooms

East Sussex homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsEast SussexEngland & Wales
14.7%2.7%
217.9%13.6%
325.4%21.5%
419.2%22.2%
516.1%22.0%
6+16.6%17.9%

East Sussex homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

East Sussex homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingEast SussexEngland & Wales
solar0.5%0.3%
no solar99.5%99.7%

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