Most of the sales in Cumbria over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £123,834. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £158,408 and detached properties averaged at £266,237.
Cumbria, with an overall average price of £170,495 was more expensive than nearby Lancashire (£150,051), Greater Manchester (£160,777) and Merseyside (£148,547). The most expensive area within Cumbria was Grasmere (£625,500) and the cheapest was Maryport (£94,942).
In the past year house prices in Cumbria were similar to the year before and similar to 2008 when they averaged at £171,919.