Last year most property sales in Dorset involved detached properties which sold for on average £417,870. Flats sold for an average price of £204,768, while terraced properties fetched £241,844.
Dorset, with an overall average price of £302,503, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Bristol (County) (£292,670), but was more expensive than Somerset (£272,815) and Wiltshire (£268,224). The priciest area within Dorset was Studland (£1,062,333) and the least expensive was Portland (£181,372).
During the last year, sold prices in Dorset were 4% up on the previous year and 11% up on 2014 when the average house price was £271,680.