Most of the sales in Cornwall over the past year were detached properties which on average sold for £315,917. Terraced properties had an average sold price of £181,972 and semi-detached properties averaged at £196,948.
Cornwall, with an overall average price of £233,649, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Devon (£232,482), but was cheaper than Somerset (£247,323) and Dorset (£275,661). The most expensive area within Cornwall was St. Mawes (£775,531) and the cheapest was Delabole (£148,115).
In the past year house prices in Cornwall were 5% up on the year before and similar to 2007 when they averaged at £230,241.