Torquay house features

The following charts compare house features (e.g. no. of rooms, floor area size, number of fireplaces, ...) in Torquay postcode area to the house features in whole England and Wales. Data is taken from energy certificates for domestic buildings. The certificates were issued between 2008-2019. Data is available for more than 15 million properties.

Torquay 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.

Torquay houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsTorquayEngland & Wales
10.2%0.1%
22.4%2.9%
315.4%12.6%
424.8%27.0%
527.1%31.0%
6+30.2%26.4%

Torquay houses by floor area size

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

Torquay houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeTorquayEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.3%0.2%
30-49m²3.8%3.6%
50-69m²16.5%16.8%
70-89m²28.9%33.8%
90-109m²17.8%19.0%
110-149m²18.0%16.1%
150m²+14.7%10.5%

Torquay houses by rental type

Torquay houses by rental type
Rental typeTorquayEngland & Wales
social rental3.8%9.9%
private rental12.0%12.4%
non-rental84.2%77.7%

Torquay 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.

Torquay houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesTorquayEngland & Wales
085.2%87.3%
112.5%10.3%
21.9%1.9%
3+0.4%0.4%

Torquay 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.

Torquay houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeTorquayEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.0%
coal0.2%0.3%
dual0.5%0.3%
elect11.2%4.8%
gas77.4%88.3%
LPG1.8%0.9%
no heat0.4%0.2%
oil7.9%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.6%0.2%

Torquay houses by windows glazing

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

Torquay houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingTorquayEngland & Wales
sigle4.0%3.7%
double/secondary87.0%87.7%
triple/multiple0.3%0.3%
high perfomance8.7%8.4%

Torquay 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.

Torquay houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasTorquayEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance69.9%80.0%
no gas meter30.1%20.0%

Torquay houses by number of heated rooms

Torquay houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsTorquayEngland & Wales
11.9%0.9%
24.1%3.7%
316.0%13.1%
424.5%26.9%
525.2%29.9%
6+28.2%25.4%

Torquay houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Torquay houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingTorquayEngland & Wales
solar0.5%0.3%
no solar99.5%99.7%

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