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Somerset home features

The following charts compare home (both flats and houses) features in Somerset county to the home features in whole England and Wales. Outer ring charts show share in Somerset, inner charts show share for England and Wales. Data is taken from energy certificates for domestic buildings. The certificates were issued between 2008-2016. Data is available for more than 50% of all domestic properties. In case of multiple certificate for one property, only the latest available certificate data was used in the charts.

Somerset 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.

Somerset homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsSomersetEngland & Wales
11.3%1.7%
211.4%12.6%
319.6%21.1%
420.1%22.4%
522.8%22.9%
6+24.9%19.2%

Somerset homes by floor area size

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

Somerset homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeSomersetEngland & Wales
29m² or less1.1%1.4%
30-49m²11.0%12.5%
50-69m²21.9%23.7%
70-89m²25.7%28.4%
90-109m²15.0%14.7%
110-149m²14.5%11.8%
150m²+10.7%7.5%

Somerset homes by rental type

Somerset homes by rental type
Rental typeSomersetEngland & Wales
social rental10.8%14.2%
private rental15.4%16.6%
non-rental73.8%69.2%

Somerset 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.

Somerset homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesSomersetEngland & Wales
084.6%88.8%
112.6%9.1%
22.3%1.7%
3+0.5%0.4%

Somerset 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.

Somerset homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeSomersetEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.6%0.5%
dual0.4%0.2%
elect15.2%11.8%
gas73.3%82.6%
LPG1.1%0.7%
no heat0.3%0.3%
oil8.7%3.6%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.3%0.1%

Somerset homes by windows glazing

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

Somerset homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingSomersetEngland & Wales
sigle7.3%6.6%
double/secondary84.0%86.7%
triple/multiple0.3%0.2%
high perfomance8.4%6.4%

Somerset 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.

Somerset homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasSomersetEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance65.1%76.2%
no gas meter34.9%23.8%

Somerset homes by number of heated rooms

Somerset homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsSomersetEngland & Wales
12.5%2.7%
212.4%13.3%
319.8%21.4%
419.8%22.3%
521.7%22.1%
6+23.8%18.3%

Somerset homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Somerset homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingSomersetEngland & Wales
solar0.4%0.3%
no solar99.6%99.7%

Associated reports:

Somerset house features

Somerset flat features

Somerset crime statistics

Somerset population statistics

Somerset home energy certificates

Somerset real estate market

Somerset salary and unemployment

Somerset energy costs

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