Most of the sales in Cumbria over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £119,302. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £155,506 and detached properties averaged at £261,810.
Cumbria, with an overall average price of £165,744 was more expensive than nearby Lancashire (£143,522), Greater Manchester (£152,324) and Merseyside (£141,521). The most expensive area within Cumbria was Grasmere (£680,750) and the cheapest was Cleator Moor (£78,187).
In the past year house prices in Cumbria were similar to the year before and 4% down on 2008 when they averaged at £171,882.