Hertfordshire house features

March 2020

The average house size in Hertfordshire county is 106.0m². This is by 5.5m² more than the average house size in England and Wales. On average, a house has 5.0 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.1 more than the average house.

Hertfordshire 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.

Hertfordshire houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsHertfordshireEngland & Wales
23.3%2.9%
311.9%12.6%
425.8%27.2%
528.8%31.2%
6+30.2%26.1%

Hertfordshire houses by floor area size

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

Hertfordshire houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeHertfordshireEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.2%0.2%
30-49m²3.8%3.5%
50-69m²13.7%16.7%
70-89m²32.3%33.9%
90-109m²19.4%19.0%
110-149m²17.5%16.2%
150m²+13.1%10.5%

Hertfordshire houses by rental type

Hertfordshire houses by rental type
Rental typeHertfordshireEngland & Wales
social rental11.5%9.9%
private rental12.2%12.6%
non-rental76.3%77.5%

Hertfordshire 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.

Hertfordshire houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesHertfordshireEngland & Wales
083.5%87.6%
113.9%10.1%
22.1%1.9%
3+0.5%0.4%

Hertfordshire 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.

Hertfordshire houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeHertfordshireEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.0%
coal0.1%0.3%
dual0.1%0.3%
elect3.4%4.8%
gas93.3%88.4%
LPG0.5%0.9%
no heat0.1%0.2%
oil2.5%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.2%

Hertfordshire houses by windows glazing

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

Hertfordshire houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingHertfordshireEngland & Wales
sigle3.8%3.5%
double/secondary89.2%87.4%
triple/multiple0.3%0.3%
high perfomance6.8%8.9%

Hertfordshire 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.

Hertfordshire houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasHertfordshireEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance86.4%79.6%
no gas meter13.6%20.4%

Hertfordshire houses by number of heated rooms

Hertfordshire houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsHertfordshireEngland & Wales
10.4%0.8%
23.7%3.7%
312.3%13.2%
425.9%27.1%
528.1%30.1%
6+29.5%25.1%

Hertfordshire houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Hertfordshire houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingHertfordshireEngland & Wales
solar0.4%0.3%
no solar99.6%99.7%

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