Somerset house features

March 2020

The average house size in Somerset county is 105.3m². This is by 4.7m² 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.

Somerset 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.

Somerset houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsSomersetEngland & Wales
23.9%2.9%
313.4%12.6%
423.1%27.2%
528.7%31.2%
6+30.9%26.1%

Somerset houses by floor area size

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

Somerset houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeSomersetEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.2%0.2%
30-49m²4.2%3.5%
50-69m²16.3%16.7%
70-89m²29.6%33.9%
90-109m²18.0%19.0%
110-149m²18.0%16.2%
150m²+13.6%10.5%

Somerset houses by rental type

Somerset houses by rental type
Rental typeSomersetEngland & Wales
social rental7.9%9.9%
private rental12.3%12.6%
non-rental79.8%77.5%

Somerset 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.

Somerset houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesSomersetEngland & Wales
084.2%87.6%
113.0%10.1%
22.3%1.9%
3+0.5%0.4%

Somerset 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.

Somerset houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeSomersetEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.0%
coal0.3%0.3%
dual0.5%0.3%
elect8.9%4.8%
gas77.4%88.4%
LPG1.5%0.9%
no heat0.2%0.2%
oil10.8%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.4%0.2%

Somerset houses by windows glazing

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

Somerset houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingSomersetEngland & Wales
sigle3.9%3.5%
double/secondary84.4%87.4%
triple/multiple0.5%0.3%
high perfomance11.2%8.9%

Somerset 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.

Somerset houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasSomersetEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance66.3%79.6%
no gas meter33.7%20.4%

Somerset houses by number of heated rooms

Somerset houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsSomersetEngland & Wales
11.1%0.8%
25.0%3.7%
313.9%13.2%
422.8%27.1%
527.6%30.1%
6+29.6%25.1%

Somerset houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

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

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