Most of the sales in Cumbria over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £124,630. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £155,599 and detached properties averaged at £267,643.
Cumbria, with an overall average price of £170,738 was more expensive than nearby Lancashire (£148,560), Greater Manchester (£159,340) and Merseyside (£148,065). The most expensive area within Cumbria was Grasmere (£619,209) and the cheapest was Millom (£94,486).
In the past year house prices in Cumbria were 3% up on the year before and similar to 2008 when they averaged at £171,892.