Most of the sales in Cumbria over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £122,471. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £157,848 and detached properties averaged at £262,122.
Cumbria, with an overall average price of £169,644 was more expensive than nearby Lancashire (£144,677), Greater Manchester (£157,095) and Merseyside (£146,377). The most expensive area within Cumbria was Grasmere (£476,818) and the cheapest was Millom (£90,736).
In the past year house prices in Cumbria were similar to the year before and similar to 2008 when they averaged at £171,892.