Larger than life but smaller than Godzilla
AVERAGE HOME SIZE:
US: 2,300sfAustralia: 2,217sfDenmark: 1,475sfFrance: 1,216sfSpain: 1,044sfIreland: 947sfUK: 818sf
UK floor area and room sizes are the smallest in Europe - the average room in a newly built dwelling in France is 26.9 square metres, compared with 15.8 square metres in the UK - and, the graph shows how British new-builds are less than half the size of those in the United States and Australia.
*Averages take from new homes constructed since 2003 within an hour’s radius of London.
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I always madly envy how impossibly huge houses over in the US are…

AVERAGE HOME SIZE:

US: 2,300sf
Australia: 2,217sf
Denmark: 1,475sf
France: 1,216sf
Spain: 1,044sf
Ireland: 947sf
UK: 818sf

UK floor area and room sizes are the smallest in Europe - the average room in a newly built dwelling in France is 26.9 square metres, compared with 15.8 square metres in the UK - and, the graph shows how British new-builds are less than half the size of those in the United States and Australia.

*Averages take from new homes constructed since 2003 within an hour’s radius of London.

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I always madly envy how impossibly huge houses over in the US are…