House Prices in Whitehaven

Whitehaven is a town and port on the coast of Cumbria, England. Historically a part of Cumberland, it lies equidistant between Cumbria's two largest settlements, Carlisle and Barrow-in-Furness, and is served by the Cumbrian Coast Line and the A595 road. It is the administrative centre of the Borough of Copeland and an unparished area. The population of the town was 23,986 at the 2011 Census.Located on the west coast of the county, outside the Lake District National Park, Whitehaven includes a number of former villages, estates and suburbs, such as Mirehouse, Woodhouse, Kells and Hensingham.

Valuations in Whitehaven

The most expensive recorded transaction in Whitehaven was £2,650,000 on 13 May 2014. The most recent recorded sale in Whitehaven was £65,000 on 26 August 2016. Properties in Whitehaven have an average price of £162,727 over the last 3 years.

Average property price


-10% since 2018
-50% since 2017

Average selling prices in last 12 months by types

Schools in Whitehaven

Whitehaven has 21 schools with capacities ranging from 99 to 1465. There are a number of schools that cater for special educational needs. There is a mix of Community School, Voluntary Aided School, Voluntary Controlled School, Community Special School, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Whitehaven (by capacity)

  • Whitehaven School


    It's a Mixed Community School for children aged 11 to 18. The school enrols 1465 students.

  • St Benedict's Catholic High School


    A Mixed Voluntary Aided School for pupils 11 to 18 years. The school enrols 1398 students.

  • Valley Primary School and Nursery


    It's a Mixed Community School for children aged 3 to 11. The school enrols 385 students.

  • Jericho Primary School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils aged 4 to 11 years. The schools has a capacity of 329 pupils.

  • St Begh's Catholic Junior School


    Pupils aged 7 to 11 attend this Mixed Voluntary Aided School. The school enrols 300 students.

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