Plymouth home features

June 2020

The average home size in Plymouth postcode area is 91.1m². This is by 3.5m² more than the average home size in England and Wales. On average, a home has 4.3 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.1 more than the average home.

Plymouth 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.

Plymouth homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsPlymouthEngland & Wales
11.3%1.9%
211.9%13.1%
320.1%21.3%
423.2%22.3%
523.4%22.8%
6+19.9%18.7%

Plymouth map of average floor area size of properties

Plymouth map of average floor area size of properties

Plymouth homes by floor area size

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

Plymouth homes by floor area size
Floor area sizePlymouthEngland & Wales
under 30m²1.5%1.6%
30-49m²11.8%12.6%
50-69m²21.6%23.8%
70-89m²27.9%28.3%
90-109m²14.7%14.4%
110-149m²13.2%11.8%
150m²+9.3%7.5%

Plymouth homes by rental type

Plymouth homes by rental type
Rental typePlymouthEngland & Wales
social rental9.3%13.9%
private rental18.1%18.0%
non-rental72.6%68.2%

Plymouth 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.

Plymouth homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesPlymouthEngland & Wales
088.3%90.7%
19.5%7.7%
21.8%1.4%
3+0.4%0.3%

Plymouth 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.

Plymouth homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typePlymouthEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.1%
coal0.3%0.2%
dual0.7%0.2%
elect18.7%12.3%
gas68.4%82.5%
LPG2.1%0.7%
no heat0.6%0.3%
oil8.7%3.5%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.4%0.1%

Plymouth homes by windows glazing

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

Plymouth homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingPlymouthEngland & Wales
sigle4.9%5.5%
double/secondary85.1%84.1%
triple/multiple0.3%0.3%
high perfomance9.7%10.1%

Plymouth 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.

Plymouth homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasPlymouthEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance59.9%72.7%
no gas meter40.1%27.3%

Plymouth homes by number of heated rooms

Plymouth homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsPlymouthEngland & Wales
13.8%2.7%
213.8%13.6%
320.5%21.5%
422.4%22.2%
521.4%22.0%
6+18.1%17.9%

Plymouth homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Plymouth homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingPlymouthEngland & Wales
solar0.4%0.3%
no solar99.6%99.7%

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