With the property market unsteady and house prices gradually creeping up, it can be difficult to know where to start looking for a new house.

However, a great place to start is at the reduced section on Zoopla.

There can be some real hidden gem properties in this section of the website- one of them could even be your next dream home.

According to Zoopla, these are some of the most reduced Cumbrian houses for sale right now:

Abbey Road, Barrow
£199, 950

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This property was first listed for sale back in October 2020.

While this has only been a short time it has undergone many price reductions and increases since then.

In November, the property price was increased by £14,950, before being slashed by a total of £50,000.

However, the gorgeous property has a lot to offer.

It has three bedrooms and is beautifully presented with tasteful décor.

The garden is low maintenance, consisting of a paved patio garden with planted borders.

It is ideal for a young family, or those hoping to have a family in the future.

Highgate, Kendal

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On the market for a five bedroom home?

Then this one could be perfect for you.

The stunning farmhouse has a period aesthetic and even benefits from a self-contained annexe on the side.

The garden is a focal point of the property as it is patioed and could be a real sun trap in the summer.

In total, £80,000 has been knocked off this property’s asking price which was once listed for £475,000.

Dockray, Penrith

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This lush studio has an open plan design and an en-suite shower room.

Best of all, it could work as a great little lockdown project has planning permissions have been granted to convert this property into two residential units.

However, be aware that the interiors are bare and it’s currently a complete blank canvas for you to design and renovate at will.

The property was first listed for £89,950- since then, £15,000 has been slashed off the original asking price.

Clarence Road, Barrow

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This two bedroom property is described as “wonderful” and “spacious”.

The bungalow is located in a quiet residential street and would be best suited as a retirement home.

The house is neutrally decorated, ideal for those wanting to put their own stamp on the place.

The lounge is the focal point of the room, with a feature fireplace and an open dining area.

The property was first listed for sale last December- since then, a whopping £54,950 has been cut off the initial asking price.

Ellerthwaite Road, Windermere

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This flatv may only have one bedroom, but it a decent size.

The retirement apartment has a “spacious” lounge and dining area, with landscaped communal gardens to the rear.

There is also a guest suite on the property.

The flat was first put up for sale in August; since then, the price has been reduced by a total of £10,000.

Would you ever be tempted to invest?