West Sussex house features

June 2020

The average house size in West Sussex county is 106.8m². This is by 6.2m² more than the average house size in England and Wales. On average, a house has 5.0 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.1 more than the average house.

West Sussex 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.

West Sussex houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsWest SussexEngland & Wales
22.6%2.9%
313.7%12.6%
427.4%27.2%
526.8%31.2%
6+29.5%26.1%

West Sussex map of average floor area size of houses

West Sussex map of average floor area size of houses

West Sussex houses by floor area size

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

West Sussex houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeWest SussexEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.2%0.2%
30-49m²3.0%3.5%
50-69m²13.6%16.7%
70-89m²31.6%33.8%
90-109m²19.6%19.0%
110-149m²18.7%16.2%
150m²+13.3%10.6%

West Sussex houses by rental type

West Sussex houses by rental type
Rental typeWest SussexEngland & Wales
social rental5.2%9.9%
private rental11.1%12.7%
non-rental83.7%77.4%

West Sussex 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.

West Sussex houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesWest SussexEngland & Wales
081.7%87.7%
115.5%10.1%
22.3%1.8%
3+0.5%0.4%

West Sussex 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.

West Sussex houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeWest SussexEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.0%
coal0.1%0.3%
dual0.1%0.3%
elect5.4%4.8%
gas87.4%88.4%
LPG1.1%0.9%
no heat0.2%0.2%
oil5.5%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.2%0.2%

West Sussex houses by windows glazing

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

West Sussex houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingWest SussexEngland & Wales
sigle3.3%3.5%
double/secondary83.6%87.3%
triple/multiple0.4%0.3%
high perfomance12.6%8.9%

West Sussex 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.

West Sussex houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasWest SussexEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance75.5%79.6%
no gas meter24.5%20.4%

West Sussex houses by number of heated rooms

West Sussex houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsWest SussexEngland & Wales
10.7%0.8%
23.2%3.7%
314.3%13.1%
427.3%27.2%
526.0%30.2%
6+28.5%25.1%

West Sussex houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

West Sussex houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingWest SussexEngland & Wales
solar0.7%0.4%
no solar99.3%99.6%

Other reports for West Sussex county

home features

flat features

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property prices

salary and unemployment

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