HOPES Auction Company of Wigton have launched to the market three blocks of bare land surrounding Carlisle.

Each of the blocks carry long term development potential and the current owners have taken the decision to place no claw backs or restrictions on the properties and they should all therefore be of significant interest to long term investors looking for capital growth of their investment.

The three blocks are made up of 46 acres surrounding the village of Houghton, 21.89 acres lying close to the village of Tarraby on Houghton Road and finally a block of 14.25 acres adjoining the M6 motorway close to the village of Scotby which comprises of approximately seven acres of mowing land and seven acres of woodland.

Commenting on the properties, Craig Brough, head of land agency at Hopes Auction Co Ltd, said “These are three fantastic blocks of land which will appeal to both local farmers and investors and provide an excellent opportunity to invest in property on the outskirts of the city”.

Full details of the properties are available from the Sole Agents Hope’s Auction Co Ltd.

Hopes, based at Syke Road, offer sales and valuations of farms and agricultural land, preparation of compensation claims for water mains, gas mains road schemes etc, preparation of Defra grant schemes, agricultural planning applications, entry level stewardship schemes, mobile phone mast negotiations.

With over 120 years of experience serving the agricultural community, Hope’s Auction Co Ltd was established in 1897 by a group of local Wigton men led by William Hope, who later became managing director and chairman.