Most of the sales in Cornwall over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £324,383. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £191,790 and semi-detached properties averaged at £208,693.
Cornwall, with an overall average price of £242,252, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Devon (£237,641), but was cheaper than Somerset (£260,778) and Dorset (£294,877). The most expensive area within Cornwall was Rock (£1,010,059) and the cheapest was Torpoint (£153,715).
In the past year house prices in Cornwall were similar to the year before and 5% up on 2007 when they averaged at £231,300.