5 St Sunniva Street, Lerwick, ZE1 0HL

Under offer
Key Details

Reception Rooms:



2 / 3



Energy Efficiency:

E (42)

Council Tax:

Band C


Under offer


Sittingroom, kitchen / diner, two double bedrooms, box bedroom or office, bathroom & hallway.


Two / three bedroom terraced property which would make an excellent first time buy or 'buy-to-let', in very handy central Lerwick location within walking distance of amenities.

Arranged over three floors, the 'walk-into', double glazed, south-facing accommodation comprises a good-sized sittingroom and modern kitchen / diner on the ground floor, plus a large main bedroom and bathroom on the first floor. There is a second double bedroom and a handy additional box bedroom or office on the second floor.

Heating is provided by electric storage / panel heaters supplemented by under-floor heating to the bathroom which has a mains pressure shower over the bath.

Early viewing recommended.


On the Ground Floor:-


With double glazed front door, coat hooks, vinyl flooring, telephone point, storage heater & high level cupboard housing the meters etc.. Door to the sittingroom and carpeted stair to the first floor.


(Approx. 4.25m x 4.25m at widest points) (14' x 14') This good-sized room which has a window to St Sunniva Street with built-in cupboard space below, has been re-lined and insulated. Like the rest of the property (except the kitchen) it is attractively finished with pine doors, skirtings & door surrounds etc. Further storage space is provided by a handy under-stairs cupboard and there is a fitted carpet, centre & wall lights, and a storage / convector heater. Door to:-

Kitchen / Diner

(Approx. 5.55m x 1.9m) (18'3" x 6'2") The kitchen which was completely refurbished and insulated two years ago, is accessed via a door from the sittingroom and is a particularly bright space thanks to three windows to the side street all with venetian blinds. Modern cream coloured units set off by wood block effect worktops provide lots of storage and cupboard & worktop space and include a 1½ bowl sink, cooker hood and plumbing for a washing machine. The free-standing appliances are available by separate negotiation. Space for a small table & chairs, wood effect vinyl flooring & storage heater.

On the First Floor:-

The carpeted stair leads up to the main bedroom and the bathroom on the first floor.

Bedroom 1

(Approx. 4.3m x 3.45m) (14'2" x 11'5") Generously proportioned main bedroom with window with venetian blind to the street, built-in cupboard housing the 'Albion Ultrasteel' hot water tank, fitted carpet & storage heater.


(Approx. 1.85m x 1.8m) (6'2" x 6') Comprising a white three piece suite, the walls around the bath being tiled, the bath having a mains pressure shower over. Bathroom cabinet & usual fitments included. Window blind & under-floor heating below the tiled floor.

On the Second Floor:-

The carpeted stair leads up to a small hallway on the top floor where there is a handy shelved linen cupboard and doors to bedrooms 2 & 3.

Bedroom 2

(Approx. 4.05m x 2.55m) (13'3" x 8'4") Carpeted double bedroom with large south-facing window & panel heater.

Bedroom 3

(Approx. 2.55m x 2.05m) (8'6" x 6'8") Single / box bedroom or office, again carpeted and with a large window to the south. Built-in wardrobe over the stairs.

Council Tax

Understood to currently be Band C. 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 Performance

Energy Efficiency Rating: E (42)

Property Location

The property is situated on the north side of St Sunniva Street close to the junction with the north end of Burgh Road. Approaching from the Burgh Road end No. 5 is situated at the end of the terraced block on the right hand side of the road on the corner of St Sunniva Street and the road to the Galley Shed.

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