Most of the sales in Cumbria over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £124,256. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £168,058 and detached properties averaged at £289,260.
Cumbria, with an overall average price of £181,805, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Greater Manchester (£182,139), but was more expensive than Lancashire (£160,390) and Merseyside (£162,023). The most expensive area within Cumbria was Grasmere (£713,500) and the cheapest was Moor Row (£63,342).
In the past year house prices in Cumbria were similar to the year before and 5% up on 2008 when they averaged at £173,814.