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Torquay home features

The following charts compare home (both flats and houses) features in Torquay postcode area to the home features in whole England and Wales. Outer ring charts show share in Torquay, 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.

Torquay 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.

Torquay homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsTorquayEngland & Wales
11.4%1.7%
211.3%12.6%
322.7%21.1%
421.5%22.4%
520.7%22.9%
6+22.3%19.2%

Torquay homes by floor area size

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

Torquay homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeTorquayEngland & Wales
29m² or less1.7%1.4%
30-49m²12.1%12.5%
50-69m²21.9%23.7%
70-89m²25.3%28.4%
90-109m²14.7%14.7%
110-149m²13.6%11.8%
150m²+10.8%7.5%

Torquay homes by rental type

Torquay homes by rental type
Rental typeTorquayEngland & Wales
social rental5.2%14.2%
private rental16.0%16.6%
non-rental78.8%69.2%

Torquay 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.

Torquay homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesTorquayEngland & Wales
086.8%88.8%
111.1%9.1%
21.7%1.7%
3+0.4%0.4%

Torquay 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.

Torquay homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeTorquayEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.6%0.5%
dual0.4%0.2%
elect19.5%11.8%
gas70.7%82.6%
LPG1.4%0.7%
no heat0.7%0.3%
oil6.2%3.6%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.4%0.1%

Torquay homes by windows glazing

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

Torquay homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingTorquayEngland & Wales
sigle6.1%6.6%
double/secondary87.5%86.7%
triple/multiple0.3%0.2%
high perfomance6.2%6.4%

Torquay 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.

Torquay homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasTorquayEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance66.2%76.2%
no gas meter33.8%23.8%

Torquay homes by number of heated rooms

Torquay homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsTorquayEngland & Wales
13.6%2.7%
212.6%13.3%
322.8%21.4%
421.0%22.3%
519.2%22.1%
6+20.9%18.3%

Torquay homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Torquay homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingTorquayEngland & Wales
solar0.3%0.3%
no solar99.7%99.7%

Associated reports:

Torquay house features

Torquay flat features

Torquay crime statistics

Torquay population statistics

Torquay home energy certificates

Torquay real estate market

Torquay salary and unemployment

Torquay energy costs

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