Sittingroom, family room, kitchen / dining room, four double bedrooms, bathroom, shower room, box room, utility room, hall & entrance hall. Garden shed.
Great, extended, west-facing, family home with two reception rooms, two bathrooms and four bedrooms, set in a small development in a convenient rural situation next to the local primary school and within easy commuting distance of Lerwick just 6 miles away.
In addition to four double bedrooms (all with built-in wardrobes), the well-presented, 'walk-into', double glazed, 174m² accommodation (gross internal floor area) which benefits from oil-fired under-floor central heating, also includes a sittingroom, separate 22’ family room, very spacious attractively fitted kitchen / dining room with range cooker & ‘American’ style fridge / freezer, a bathroom and shower room. Also handy box room and utility room.
Tarred parking area, fenced front & rear gardens, decked seating / barbeque area and garden shed.
A regular bus service to Lerwick runs past the house.
11 Strand is situated in a small residential development at Tingwall, a rural area just 6 miles from the centre of Lerwick, an ideal location for commuting into the town or for access to the north and Brae / Sullom Voe etc.
Local amenities in the area include the primary school which is next to the development, and a picturesque 9 hole golf course at Asta, additional amenities being available in Scalloway or Lerwick. A regular bus service to Lerwick runs past the house through the day.
The original house was built in 1996 of 'Scandinavian' style timber frame / timber clad construction with a concrete tiled roof. A large extension using the same materials and therefore blending in seamlessly with the original house, was added in 2008 increasing the gross internal floor area to around 174m² and adding an extra reception room and bedroom.
Windows are double glazed and oil-fired under-floor central heating is installed throughout supplied by a boiler in the utility room, each room having an individual thermostat.
The interior is attractively finished with pine finishes to skirtings & door surrounds etc. and the house is being sold with all carpets and other fixed floor coverings, curtains & blinds and light fittings included along with the range cooker and ‘American’ style fridge / freezer in the kitchen. Satellite T.V. points are installed in reception rooms, the kitchen & bedroom 3.
On the Ground Floor:-
(Approx. 2.45m x 1.95m) (8’ x 6’4”) Entry to the property is via a double glazed front door with triple point locking which opens to a large entrance hall with south-facing window with wooden slatted blind, a built-in cupboard housing the meters etc., space for coats etc. and tile effect laminate flooring. Inner doors lead to the utility room & hall (glazed).
(Approx. 2.15m x 1.95m) (7’ x 6’4”) With fitted units, space for a washing machine, tumble dryer, freezer etc. (appliances included / not included / available separately), built-in cupboard with space for an ironing board etc. and shelving for linens, and also housing the under-floor heating controls, clothes pulley, laminate flooring matching that in the entrance hall, & window with wooden slatted blind.
(Approx. 4.6m x 1.75m extending to 2.55m at widest point) (15’ x 5’9” / 8’4”) Attractive space with wood laminate flooring and handy built-in cloak cupboard plus further storage under the carpeted pine staircase which leads to the first floor. To the left is a bedroom and beyond that is the sittingroom, bathroom and the kitchen & family room. Telephone point.
(Approx. 6.65m x 3.7m) (22’ x 12’2”) Superb, very spacious extended kitchen with plenty of space for a table & chairs and extensive cupboard & worktop space, the units which are neatly finished off with a cornice, including a breakfast bar separating the kitchen from the dining area, and a concealed dishwasher. Other features include ‘soft-close’ doors & drawers, an inset 1½ bowl sink, corner carousels, and two glazed display cabinets with integral spotlighting and open display shelving in between. The stainless steel finish ‘Rangemaster’ dual-fuel range cooker and matching cooker hood are included in the sale along with the ‘American’ style plumbed-in fridge / freezer which is housed in a recess with additional cupboard space either side including a pull-out larder unit. Attractive 'brick' tiled splashbacks, slate tile effect laminate flooring, recessed ceiling spotlighting and three pendant lights over the dining area controlled by two dimmer switches. Glazed double doors to the adjoining family room and east-facing window looking out over the back garden.
(Approx. 6.7m x 3.35m) (22’ x 11’) Another generously proportioned room which provides a great family space next to the kitchen, with wood laminate flooring, two glass & metal centre light fittings & four wall lights. ‘NorDan’ patio doors open to the back garden.
(Approx. 2.45m x 1.75m) (8’1” x 5’10”) Tiled to dado height, the tiles being attractively finished off with a glazed border tile, this downstairs shower room comprises a white WC, contemporary style ceramic wash hand basin set on a fitted cupboard unit which provides useful storage space, plus an extra-wide shower enclosure with 'rainfall' shower, separate hand-held fitting and additional body jets, and a glazed screen / door. Recessed ceiling spotlighting, usual fitments included.
(Approx. 4.3m x 4.1m) (14’ x 13’5”) Main reception room with a large window enjoying a westerly aspect. An electric flame effect fire housed in a fireplace surround provides an attractive focal point although the room also has under-floor heating. Telephone point. What type of flooring does this room have?
(Approx. 3.5m x 3m) (11’6” x 9’9”) Handy ground floor, carpeted, double bedroom with west-facing window and large built-in wardrobe with shelving & hanging rail.
On the First Floor:-
Lit by a Velux window with integral blind over the stairs, the landing leads to three bedrooms, a bathroom & box room. A ceiling hatch provides access to the loft space.
(Approx. 5.55m x 2.65m at widest points (floor area)) (18’3” x 8’9”) Large carpeted double bedroom with window to the east gable plus separate Velux window with integral blind facing south. Built-in wardrobe with shelf & hanging rail, and hatch to the under-floor heating controls for the extension.
(Approx. 6.85m x 2.65m at widest points (floor area)) (22’5” x 8’9”) Another large double bedroom, again carpeted and with window to the east gable, with north-facing Velux window with integral blind, and built-in wardrobe with shelf & hanging space.
(Approx. 2.7m x 2.4m (floor area)) (8’10” x 7’10”) Well-appointed bathroom with jacuzzi bath with mixer tap / shower fitting, a separate tiled shower enclosure with remote control shower unit & glazed screen / door, plus a white WC and wash hand basin set in a large fitted unit which provides plenty of cupboard & shelf space and also conceals the plumbing. Recessed ceiling spotlighting, vinyl flooring, large bathroom cabinet and Velux window with integral blind.
(Approx. 3.8m x 3.2m (floor area)) (12’5” x 10’6”) Fourth double bedroom with window to the west, fitted carpet, large built-in cupboard with shelving, hanging rail & fitted light, & telephone point.
(Approx. 3.3m x 1.85m (floor area)) (10’9” x6’) Large walk-in carpeted box room with Velux window with integral blind.
Understood to currently be Band E. 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: C (69)
To reach the property, turn right to Laxfirth & Gott from the main north road at Veensgarth. The Strand houses are on the right hand side of the road about ½ mile from the junction. Just after the turning to Gaet-a-Gott. Turn into the development, No.11 is one of the 1½ storey houses to the rear, being the green house second from the right.
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