Most of the sales in Cornwall over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £296,184. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £175,623 and semi-detached properties averaged at £189,621.
Cornwall, with an overall average price of £222,059, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Devon (£218,656), but was cheaper than Somerset (£233,426) and Dorset (£265,245). The most expensive area within Cornwall was St. Mawes (£721,676) and the cheapest was Camborne (£147,005).
In the past year house prices in Cornwall were similar to the year before and 4% down on 2007 when they averaged at £230,222.