Most of the sales in Cumbria over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £122,542. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £166,946 and detached properties averaged at £286,696.
Cumbria, with an overall average price of £179,094, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Greater Manchester (£180,583), but was more expensive than Lancashire (£159,313) and Merseyside (£161,338). The most expensive area within Cumbria was Grasmere (£691,438) and the cheapest was Eamont Bridge (£82,500).
In the past year house prices in Cumbria were similar to the year before and 3% up on 2008 when they averaged at £173,814.