Most of the sales in Cumbria over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £124,334. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £167,378 and detached properties averaged at £293,917.
Cumbria, with an overall average price of £182,903, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Greater Manchester (£182,941), but was more expensive than Lancashire (£160,083) and Merseyside (£161,209). The most expensive area within Cumbria was Grasmere (£592,804) and the cheapest was Bolton Low Houses (£40,500).
In the past year house prices in Cumbria were 3% up on the year before and 5% up on 2008 when they averaged at £173,827.