Are you hoping to get on the property ladder?

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

The Westmorland Gazette: Abbey Road propertyAbbey Road property

(Photo: Zoopla/Corrie and Co)

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

The Westmorland Gazette: Kendal homeKendal home

(Photo: Zoopla/ H&H Land and Estates)

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

The Westmorland Gazette: The house is a blank slateThe house is a blank slate

(Photo: Zoopla/Cumbrian Properties)

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

The Westmorland Gazette: Clarence Road propertyClarence Road property

(Photo: Zoopla/Farrell Heyworth Sales and Lettings)

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

The Westmorland Gazette: Ellerthwaite Road, WindermereEllerthwaite Road, Windermere

(Photo: Zoopla, Express Estate Agency)

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?