Most of the sales in South West over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £191,199. Detached properties had an average sold price of £337,882 and semi-detached properties averaged at £215,213.
South West, with an overall average price of £235,091 was more expensive than nearby West Midlands (£182,339), but was cheaper than South East (£319,216) and London (£512,265). The most expensive area within South West was Dorset (£265,926) and the cheapest was Cornwall (£222,661).
In the past year house prices in South West were 4% up on the year before and 3% up on 2010 when they averaged at £228,234.