Leicester home features

March 2020

The average home size in Leicester postcode area is 90.0m². This is by 2.4m² more than the average home size in England and Wales. On average, a home has 4.5 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.2 more than the average home.

Leicester 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.

Leicester homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsLeicesterEngland & Wales
11.5%1.9%
211.0%13.1%
315.6%21.3%
424.0%22.3%
526.7%22.8%
6+21.1%18.7%

Leicester homes by floor area size

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

Leicester homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeLeicesterEngland & Wales
under 30m²1.9%1.6%
30-49m²10.8%12.6%
50-69m²20.4%23.8%
70-89m²30.3%28.3%
90-109m²15.1%14.4%
110-149m²13.6%11.8%
150m²+7.9%7.5%

Leicester homes by rental type

Leicester homes by rental type
Rental typeLeicesterEngland & Wales
social rental12.5%13.9%
private rental15.5%17.8%
non-rental72.0%68.3%

Leicester 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.

Leicester homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesLeicesterEngland & Wales
089.6%90.6%
18.5%7.7%
21.6%1.4%
3+0.3%0.3%

Leicester 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.

Leicester homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeLeicesterEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.2%0.2%
dual0.1%0.2%
elect10.5%12.3%
gas86.4%82.6%
LPG0.4%0.7%
no heat0.2%0.3%
oil2.0%3.5%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.1%

Leicester homes by windows glazing

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

Leicester homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingLeicesterEngland & Wales
sigle3.2%5.6%
double/secondary83.7%84.1%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance12.9%10.0%

Leicester 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.

Leicester homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasLeicesterEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance73.1%72.8%
no gas meter26.9%27.2%

Leicester homes by number of heated rooms

Leicester homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsLeicesterEngland & Wales
12.1%2.7%
211.3%13.6%
315.8%21.5%
424.0%22.2%
526.1%22.0%
6+20.6%17.9%

Leicester homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Leicester homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingLeicesterEngland & Wales
solar0.2%0.3%
no solar99.8%99.7%

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