North West house features

June 2020

The average house size in North West region is 96.7m². This is by 3.9m² less than the average house size in England and Wales. On average, a house has 4.8 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.1 less than the average house.

North West 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.

North West houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsNorth WestEngland & Wales
22.3%2.9%
310.9%12.6%
430.9%27.2%
533.0%31.2%
6+23.0%26.1%

North West map of average floor area size of houses

North West map of average floor area size of houses

North West houses by floor area size

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

North West houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeNorth WestEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.1%0.2%
30-49m²2.9%3.5%
50-69m²17.8%16.7%
70-89m²37.4%33.8%
90-109m²19.4%19.0%
110-149m²14.2%16.2%
150m²+8.3%10.6%

North West houses by rental type

North West houses by rental type
Rental typeNorth WestEngland & Wales
social rental11.1%9.9%
private rental10.8%12.7%
non-rental78.1%77.4%

North West 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.

North West houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesNorth WestEngland & Wales
090.0%87.7%
18.1%10.1%
21.6%1.8%
3+0.3%0.4%

North West 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.

North West houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeNorth WestEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.0%
coal0.2%0.3%
dual0.2%0.3%
elect2.5%4.8%
gas94.2%88.4%
LPG0.6%0.9%
no heat0.3%0.2%
oil1.8%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.2%

North West houses by windows glazing

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

North West houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingNorth WestEngland & Wales
sigle2.6%3.5%
double/secondary89.2%87.3%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance8.1%8.9%

North West 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.

North West houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasNorth WestEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance86.5%79.6%
no gas meter13.5%20.4%

North West houses by number of heated rooms

North West houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsNorth WestEngland & Wales
10.7%0.8%
23.2%3.7%
311.6%13.1%
430.9%27.2%
531.8%30.2%
6+21.9%25.1%

North West houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

North West houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingNorth WestEngland & Wales
solar0.2%0.4%
no solar99.8%99.6%

Other reports for North West region

home features

flat features

home energy certificates

crime statistics

property prices

energy costs

population statistics

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