Isle of Wight house features

March 2020

The average house size in Isle of Wight county is 100.5m². This is by 0.1m² less than the average house size in England and Wales. On average, a house has 4.8 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.1 less than the average house.

Isle of Wight 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.

Isle of Wight houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsIsle of WightEngland & Wales
22.1%2.9%
316.4%12.6%
428.6%27.2%
528.4%31.2%
6+24.5%26.1%

Isle of Wight houses by floor area size

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

Isle of Wight houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeIsle of WightEngland & Wales
0.2%0.2%
30-49m4.4%3.5%
50-69m18.9%16.7%
70-89m30.1%33.9%
90-109m18.5%19.0%
110-149m16.4%16.2%
150m+11.5%10.5%

Isle of Wight houses by rental type

Isle of Wight houses by rental type
Rental typeIsle of WightEngland & Wales
social rental3.8%9.9%
private rental13.1%12.6%
non-rental83.1%77.5%

Isle of Wight 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.

Isle of Wight houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesIsle of WightEngland & Wales
089.2%87.6%
18.8%10.1%
21.7%1.9%
3+0.3%0.4%

Isle of Wight 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.

Isle of Wight houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeIsle of WightEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.0%
coal0.2%0.3%
dual0.5%0.3%
elect9.9%4.8%
gas83.6%88.4%
LPG1.6%0.9%
no heat0.4%0.2%
oil3.6%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.2%0.2%

Isle of Wight houses by windows glazing

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

Isle of Wight houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingIsle of WightEngland & Wales
sigle4.2%3.5%
double/secondary87.7%87.4%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance7.9%8.9%

Isle of Wight 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.

Isle of Wight houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasIsle of WightEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance76.6%79.6%
no gas meter23.4%20.4%

Isle of Wight houses by number of heated rooms

Isle of Wight houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsIsle of WightEngland & Wales
11.0%0.8%
23.3%3.7%
317.1%13.2%
428.6%27.1%
527.0%30.1%
6+23.0%25.1%

Isle of Wight houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Isle of Wight houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingIsle of WightEngland & Wales
solar0.7%0.3%
no solar99.3%99.7%

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