Most of the sales in Cornwall over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £295,564. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £176,540 and semi-detached properties averaged at £189,901.
Cornwall, with an overall average price of £221,613, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Devon (£220,213), but was cheaper than Somerset (£235,474) and Dorset (£264,733). The most expensive area within Cornwall was St. Mawes (£763,342) and the cheapest was Camborne (£147,719).
In the past year house prices in Cornwall were similar to the year before and 4% down on 2007 when they averaged at £230,213.