Most of the sales in Cumbria over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £121,230. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £157,850 and detached properties averaged at £264,334.
Cumbria, with an overall average price of £170,484 was more expensive than nearby Lancashire (£144,751), Greater Manchester (£154,916) and Merseyside (£146,035). The most expensive area within Cumbria was Grasmere (£467,046) and the cheapest was Millom (£90,611).
In the past year house prices in Cumbria were 4% up on the year before and similar to 2008 when they averaged at £171,892.