1 + toilet
Sittingroom, kitchen / dining room, sunroom, two double bedrooms, bathroom, utility room / toilet & hallway / landing. Garage / workshop / shed.
Two bedroom semi-detached property in very central Lerwick location a few minutes' walk from Commercial Street and the small boat harbour area.
Set back from the road off a small loop road off Breiwick Road and enjoying an open aspect to the front, the property benefits from a secluded back garden and a garage / workshop / shed.
In addition to two good-sized double bedrooms, the accommodation also includes a sittingroom, kitchen / dining room, south-facing sun room looking out over the garden, bathroom and utility room / toilet. Electric storage heating.
The property would benefit from modernisation which is reflected in the price. As the house has now been unoccupied for over 2 years, it is understood that it should qualify for the reduced VAT rate of 5% on any works of repair, maintenance or improvement carried out by a builder. For details see HMRC Notice 708.
On the Ground Floor:-
Hallway & Stairs
Front door opening to hallway with doors to the sittingroom and kitchen, stair to the first floor, & storage heater.
(Approx. 5m x 3.6m) (16'6" x 11'10") With windows to the front and rear, two storage heaters, and door to handy under-stairs cupboard with wall shelving, power & light.
Kitchen / Dining Room
(Approx. 5.65m x 3.25m) (18'8" x 10'8") Good-sized kitchen with dining area to the front of the house with window looking out over the front garden, further natural light coming from the door from the kitchen area at the rear which opens to the sun room. Fitted units including sink although replacement would be desirable, & wood laminate flooring. Glazed door to:-
(Approx. 3.4m x 2.8m at widest points) (11'1" x 9'2") Bright room with windows to the south and west, the south-facing window looking out over the back garden, further natural light being provided by a roof light. Storage heater. Door to:-
With built-in cupboard and door to the utility room / toilet.
Utility Room / Toilet
(Overall approx. 2.45m x 2.3m at widest points inc. toilet) (8' x 7'7") Useful space with worktop with inset sink and plumbing for a washing machine below, separate built-in store cupboard, space for a freezer etc. Toilet off with WC & wash hand basin. Back door to the garden.
On the First Floor:-
With doors to two large double bedrooms and the bathroom, south-facing window and hatch with pull-down ladder providing easy access to storage space in the loft.
(Approx. 3.6m x 3.35m at widest points) (11'9" x 11') Bright room with a dual aspect, the windows facing east and south. A built-in wardrobe along one wall provides plenty of clothes space, a separate shelved airing cupboard houses the hot water tank.
(Approx. 3.75m x 3.25m at widest points) (12'4" x 10'8) This room has a window to the front of the house benefiting from the open aspect and a view over the houses opposite to the north harbour area. Two built-in cupboards & panel heater.
(Approx. 1.95m x 1.85m at widest points) (6'4" x 6'2") Comprising bath with electric shower over, wash hand basin, WC & bidet. Built-in shelving behind the bath / shower & heated towel rail.
The property benefits from garden areas to the front and rear, the front garden which is enclosed by a low wall and bordered by an established hedge, comprising a small lawn and raised bed either side of the path to the front door. A tarred driveway leads along the side of the house to the garage.
The attractive, mainly lawned back garden which can also be accessed via a gate from the side driveway, is particularly secluded thanks to several well-established trees and mature shrubs along the perimeter. There are clothes poles, a cold water tap outside the sun room, and a concrete found where there was previously a greenhouse.
The outbuilding comprises a garage (overall approx. 5.65m x 2.9m at maximum length) (18'6" x 9'7"), workshop (approx. 2.9m x 2.65m including work bench) (9'6" x 8'9") and potting shed (approx. 3.6m x 2.2m) (11'10" x 7'3"), the garage having a separate side entrance. All three parts of the outbuilding have power & lighting.
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: E (43)
The house is situated towards the eastern end of Brewick Road just in from the junction with Knab Road, being the left hand house of the pair of semi-detached houses in the middle of the small loop road off Brewick Road on the left (approaching from Knab Road).
As already noted the location of the property puts Commercial Street and town centre amenities within walking distance with a short walk to the end of the road and down Knab Road taking you to Church Road and beyond to the small boat harbour area. There are also pleasant walks around The Knab where there is a small pitch and putt golf course.
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