Most of the sales in Cornwall over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £324,440. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £190,636 and semi-detached properties averaged at £208,842.
Cornwall, with an overall average price of £241,720, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Devon (£237,298), but was cheaper than Somerset (£258,767) and Dorset (£294,595). The most expensive area within Cornwall was Rock (£980,067) and the cheapest was Torpoint (£156,853).
In the past year house prices in Cornwall were similar to the year before and 5% up on 2007 when they averaged at £231,278.