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Five most expensive places to purchase property in Cumbria

5. Kendal

The market town of Kendal sometimes known as Kirkby or Kirkby Kendal is less than 20 miles from Lancaster and only approximately 8 miles from Windermere. It is located in the South Lakeland District of Cumbria but historically it is part of Westmorland. It is very close to the River Kent which is also where the name of this town has its origin. There are approximately 30,000 people living in Kendal and only two other towns in Cumbria namely Barrow-in-Furness and Carlisle have more residents. Over the years it has become popular as a shopping center and also for its frequent festivals. It also has several historic attractions such as Kendal Castle. Properties in Kendal can cost as much as 1.1 million pounds.

4. Ambleside

The town of Ambleside is located in Cumbria which is in North West England. Ambleside is historically part of Westmorland and it is close to Windermere which is the largest natural lake in England. It is also located in the Lake District National Park not far from the Kirkstone Pass which is the highest road pass in the Lake District region. This entire area is known for its mountain hiking trails and there are many well-marked paths which is popular among hikers. South Lakeland District Council and the Lakes civil parish are responsible for the administration of this town. Properties for a quick sale can cost approximately 1.2 million pounds.

3. Carlisle

The border city of Carlisle is located in Cumbria. It is also the administrative centre of the City of Carlisle district in North West England. Three rivers merge where Carlisle is located and they are Petteril, Caldew and Eden. Carlisle is only 10 miles south of the Scottish border. This is an important city because it is also the largest settlement in the county of Cumbria. Both Cumbria County Council and Carlisle City Council are administered from the city of Carlisle. Historically Carlisle is in the County Cumberland. Almost 80,000 people are living in Carlisle. People can expect to pay approximately 1.5 million pounds for properties in this city.

2. Penrith

The town of Penrith is located in Cumbria’s Eden Valley. One of the primary attractions in the area is the14th-century Penrith Castle which has been constructed on a grassy meadow. Other attractions include the Penrith Museum where people can see many objects reflecting local history as well as Roman pottery. Not far from Penrith there is Beacon Hill which is the location of the Penrith Beacon monument. There is also the prehistoric monument of Mayburgh Henge as well as the Norman Brougham Castle. People can expect to pay approximately 1.7 million pounds for properties in this area.

1. Ulverston

The market town of Ulverston is located in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria. Approximately 12,000 people are residing in this town. Ulverston is historically part of Lancashire. It is not far from the Lake District national Park and it is also very close to Morecambe Bay. Ulverston is approximately33 miles from Kendal, 8 miles from Barrow-in-Furness and 10 miles from Lancaster. Properties in this town can cost as much as 2,000,000 pounds even to a cash buyer for a quick sale.