Ground floor – kitchen / living room, bedroom, bathroom, hall & vestibule; first floor – landing / study area & two bedrooms.
Three bedroom, mid-terraced, semi-retirement property set in a small development of ten properties clustered around a shared central courtyard in a convenient central Lerwick location close to the health centre and hospital, and on the bus route for access to Commercial Street and the town centre, Tesco’s etc.
Completed in 2011 with the benefit of NHBC registration, the property is double-glazed throughout and has central heating provided by the Lerwick District Heating System, with under-floor heating throughout the ground floor, and radiators upstairs.
The light & airy accommodation includes a ground floor bedroom and bathroom allowing all the living accommodation to be on the one easily accessible level if required. There are two further bedrooms upstairs.
The property will particularly appeal to downsizers.
This complex of 10 semi-retirement homes was completed by Irvine Contractors in 2011, the development having the reassurance of NHBC registration.
The houses are located in the centre of Lerwick close by the health centre just beyond Lerwick Hotel, and Gilbert Bain Hospital, with Commercial Street and the small boat harbour area within reasonable walking distance.
The property features 'NorDan' factory finished low E double glazed windows and doors and are heated by the Lerwick District Heating scheme with under-floor heating throughout the ground floor and radiators upstairs, the system providing an instant heat response allowing the temperature to be quickly adjusted to suit prevailing conditions, and also providing hot water.
The accommodation features a living room open-plan to a fitted kitchen, a bathroom with bath and separate shower, and a bedroom on the ground floor, with two further bedrooms and a landing study area on the first floor, the layout providing all living accommodation on the one easily accessible level if required, with two additional upstairs bedrooms for visiting family or friends, or alternatively the downstairs bedroom could perhaps be used as a dining room or study.
Generously proportioned hallways, staircases and landings, and wider door frames allow for ease of movement, power sockets are placed at sensible heights, and there is plenty of built-in storage. The carpets and other fixed floor coverings, curtains & blinds, and light fittings are included in the sale.
A Deed of Conditions applies to the development. Prospective purchasers should note that one of the conditions of ownership is that at least one occupant must be 55 years or over.
On the Ground Floor:-
With double glazed front door with triple point locking, coat hooks, fitted meter cupboard, slate tile effect vinyl flooring and inner door to the hall.
Carpeted hall with door to the right to the kitchen / living room, and doors to the left to a ground floor bedroom and the bathroom, plus carpeted stair with oak banister to the first floor.
Kitchen / Living Room
(Overall approx. 6.7m x 3.5m at widest points) (22' x 11'6") Bright space with west-facing sliding patio doors to the kitchen and a further east-facing window to the living area, both with vertical blinds, the carpeted living area having TV & telephone points. The kitchen has ample cupboard & worktop space provided by modern units with a 1½ bowl sink and corner carousel plus an integral hob with glass splashback and concealed cooker hood over, oven & microwave and concealed washing machine. The freestanding fridge / freezer will be included in the sale. Further storage space is provided by a built-in cupboard under the stairs which also houses the District Heating unit. Recessed ceiling spotlighting & tiled floor.
(Approx. 3.4m x 2.7m at widest points) (11'2" x 8'9") Carpeted bedroom with two windows to the front of the property both with vertical blinds and curtains, and a built-in wardrobe with shelving & hanging rail. TV & telephone points.
(Approx. 2.7m x 2.45m) (8'10" x 8') Large bathroom with white three piece suite plus separate wet-wall lined walk-in shower enclosure with glazed screen / door. The wash hand basin is set on a fitted unit with handy cupboard space below and a large wall mirror, shelving & integral light / shaver point over, further storage space being provided by a handy unit behind the bath panel. Vertical blind at the window & tiled floor.
On the First Floor:-
The carpeted stair which is lit by a window to the half-landing and a large Velux window over, leads up to a carpeted landing with space for a study area. There is also a very big built-in cupboard with clothes pulley and fitted light, and access to the loft space.
Both the double bedrooms have fitted carpets, an east-facing Velux window with integral blind, TV & telephone points, and a radiator.
(Approx. 3.65m x 3.15m (floor area)) (12' x 10'4") With built-in wardrobe.
(Approx. 5.1m x 2.7m (floor area)) (16'9" x 8'10") With sliding doors opening to a large built-in wardrobe providing plenty of clothes space
Each property has shared use of a communal central courtyard area which is accessed via the patio doors from the kitchen and has several raised beds and a clothes line. There is also a shared parking area.
Understood to currently be Band D. Prospective purchasers should however contact Shetland Islands Council directly for confirmation. Details of Council Tax rates can be found on the Shetland Islands Council website.
Energy Efficiency Rating: B(81)
Brae Court is situated on South Road by the Lerwick Hotel just along from the health centre.
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