Somerset home features

March 2020

The average home size in Somerset county is 94.4m². This is by 6.8m² 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.

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
11.2%1.9%
211.8%13.1%
319.9%21.3%
420.3%22.3%
522.8%22.8%
6+24.0%18.7%

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
under 30m²1.2%1.6%
30-49m²11.1%12.6%
50-69m²22.1%23.8%
70-89m²25.9%28.3%
90-109m²14.8%14.4%
110-149m²14.4%11.8%
150m²+10.6%7.5%

Somerset homes by rental type

Somerset homes by rental type
Rental typeSomersetEngland & Wales
social rental10.4%13.9%
private rental16.4%17.8%
non-rental73.2%68.3%

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
086.8%90.6%
110.9%7.7%
21.9%1.4%
3+0.4%0.3%

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%
coal0.2%0.2%
dual0.4%0.2%
elect15.3%12.3%
gas73.9%82.6%
LPG1.2%0.7%
no heat0.2%0.3%
oil8.4%3.5%
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
sigle6.4%5.6%
double/secondary81.5%84.1%
triple/multiple0.4%0.3%
high perfomance11.7%10.0%

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 appliance62.6%72.8%
no gas meter37.4%27.2%

Somerset homes by number of heated rooms

Somerset homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsSomersetEngland & Wales
12.3%2.7%
212.7%13.6%
320.0%21.5%
420.0%22.2%
521.9%22.0%
6+23.1%17.9%

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
solar0.5%0.3%
no solar99.5%99.7%

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