Four West Cumbrian homes are set to go under the hammer with a nil reserve price tag.

A three-bedroomed, semi-detached house at Cumberland Road in Hensingham, Whitehaven, and a pair of two-bedroomed, mid-terraced houses at Ennerdale Road in Cleator Moor and Moss Bay Road in Workington all feature.

And another Cumbrian property will also be at Bond Wolfe Auctions' next auction on Wednesday, October 23.

It is a three-bedroomed, mid-terraced house at Wellington Street in the coastal town of Millom.

The remarkably low reserve prices are on properties appearing at the Birmingham auction.

The zero tags have been tied to the lots because they are boarded up, in need of serious renovation, or only available for external viewings.

Gurpreet Bassi, chief executive of Bond Wolfe Auctions, said: “Each of these properties obviously needs substantial investment, time and effort to return them into decent homes, but for the right investors they could be great bargains.”