Most of the sales in Cumbria over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £123,560. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £154,580 and detached properties averaged at £266,079.
Cumbria, with an overall average price of £169,576 was more expensive than nearby Lancashire (£147,606), Greater Manchester (£158,980) and Merseyside (£147,753). The most expensive area within Cumbria was Grasmere (£584,808) and the cheapest was Bolton Low Houses (£86,250).
In the past year house prices in Cumbria were similar to the year before and similar to 2008 when they averaged at £171,892.