Most of the sales in Cumbria over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £119,866. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £153,833 and detached properties averaged at £262,436.
Cumbria, with an overall average price of £167,199 was more expensive than nearby Lancashire (£144,843), Greater Manchester (£153,640) and Merseyside (£143,411). The most expensive area within Cumbria was Grasmere (£571,812) and the cheapest was Millom (£97,518).
In the past year house prices in Cumbria were similar to the year before and 3% down on 2008 when they averaged at £171,892.