Most of the sales in Cumbria over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £121,243. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £154,948 and detached properties averaged at £267,210.
Cumbria, with an overall average price of £170,279 was more expensive than nearby Lancashire (£144,430), Greater Manchester (£155,101) and Merseyside (£145,440). The most expensive area within Cumbria was Grasmere (£544,792) and the cheapest was Millom (£90,103).
In the past year house prices in Cumbria were 5% up on the year before and similar to 2008 when they averaged at £171,892.