Southampton house features

March 2020

The average house size in Southampton postcode area is 105.1m². This is by 4.5m² more than the average house size in England and Wales. On average, a house has 5.1 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.2 more than the average house.

Southampton 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.

Southampton houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsSouthamptonEngland & Wales
22.5%2.9%
311.8%12.6%
424.3%27.2%
530.8%31.2%
6+30.6%26.1%

Southampton houses by floor area size

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

Southampton houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeSouthamptonEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.1%0.2%
30-49m²2.9%3.5%
50-69m²13.9%16.7%
70-89m²31.8%33.9%
90-109m²20.6%19.0%
110-149m²18.4%16.2%
150m²+12.3%10.5%

Southampton houses by rental type

Southampton houses by rental type
Rental typeSouthamptonEngland & Wales
social rental6.9%9.9%
private rental13.9%12.6%
non-rental79.1%77.5%

Southampton 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.

Southampton houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesSouthamptonEngland & Wales
083.8%87.6%
113.6%10.1%
22.2%1.9%
3+0.5%0.4%

Southampton 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.

Southampton houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeSouthamptonEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.0%
coal0.1%0.3%
dual0.1%0.3%
elect5.4%4.8%
gas88.6%88.4%
LPG1.0%0.9%
no heat0.2%0.2%
oil4.3%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.2%0.2%

Southampton houses by windows glazing

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

Southampton houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingSouthamptonEngland & Wales
sigle2.9%3.5%
double/secondary87.1%87.4%
triple/multiple0.4%0.3%
high perfomance9.6%8.9%

Southampton 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.

Southampton houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasSouthamptonEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance79.8%79.6%
no gas meter20.2%20.4%

Southampton houses by number of heated rooms

Southampton houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsSouthamptonEngland & Wales
10.8%0.8%
23.2%3.7%
312.3%13.2%
424.3%27.1%
529.7%30.1%
6+29.6%25.1%

Southampton houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

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

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