18 Longland, Upper Sound, Lerwick, ZE1 0SP

Key Details

Reception Rooms:






Energy Efficiency:

D (68)

Council Tax:

Band E




Sittingroom, kitchen / dining room, master bedroom & en-suite shower room, two bedrooms, bathroom, utility room, hall, rear lobby & vestibule. Detached garage.


Beautifully presented, three bedroom, single storey, detached house with a very spacious sittingroom, superb re-fitted kitchen / dining room and large detached garage, providing very comfortable family accommodation close to Sound primary school and a short walk from Sands of Sound beach.

Decorated in a very contemporary style and in 'walk-into' condition throughout, the double glazed accommodation which benefits from oil-fired central heating supplemented by electric under floor heating to the bath / shower rooms and vestibule, includes a 19' x 15' sittingroom, a 19' x 18' kitchen with breakfast bar and integral appliances, an en-suite master bedroom, two further bedrooms and a large utility room.

The house has been extensively upgraded by the current owners including a new kitchen and bathroom, a new central heating boiler, new internal doors, skirtings & facings, and complete re-decoration & new floor coverings throughout.

Established garden and lock-block paved parking area outside the 27' x 13' garage.



The double glazed front door opens to a bright vestibule with a large built-in cloak cupboard with hanging rail for coats etc. and also housing the electric meters, a ceramic tiled floor with electric under floor heating, and a glazed inner door to the hall.


(Approx. 4.65m x 1.8m) (15'3" x 6') The glazed door from the vestibule opens to a wide and welcoming hall with glazed doors to the left to the sittingroom and the kitchen. At the far end is the bathroom and a passage (approx. 3.5m x 1.1m) (11'6" x 3'7") leading to the three bedrooms and a handy built-in shelved cupboard at the end. Light oak laminate flooring is laid throughout and lighting is provided by recessed ceiling spotlighting and additional wall lights. Radiator. A hatch with pull-down ladder provides easy access to extensive storage space in the partially floored loft.


(Approx. 5.9m x 4.6m) (19'3" x 15'1") Great, light and very spacious room with the same laminate flooring as the hall, enjoying a dual aspect with large windows to the east and south, both having venetian blinds, and a distant view to the sea. Recessed ceiling spotlighting, satellite TV connection & telephone point, & two radiators. Further glazed door to:-

Kitchen / Dining Room

(Approx. 5.9m x 5.5m) (19'3" x 18') The light oak flooring in the sittingroom extends through into the adjoining kitchen, another very generously proportioned room, again with lots of natural light thanks to windows to the south and west, all with venetian blinds. Re-fitted about two years ago the room has extensive fitted units in a grey gloss finish set off by white worktops, the units including a full range of integral appliances including twin ovens, a microwave, warming plate, hob with feature stainless steel cooker hood over, plus a concealed fridge / freezer and dishwasher. The substantial island unit which houses the hob also has a breakfast bar, and there is a glazed cabinet with integral lighting and wine rack to the side, and an inset sink. There is plenty of space for a large table & chairs, the dining area having a further matching storage unit. Recessed ceiling spotlighting supplemented by three pendant light fittings to the dining area and plinth lighting to the units, & two radiators. Further glazed doors to the rear lobby and back to the hall.

Rear Lobby

With full-height glazed door to a deck in the back garden, built-in shelved cupboard, & tile effect laminate flooring. Door to:-

Utility Room

(Approx. 4.15m x 3.4m at widest points) (13'7" x 11'2) Very large room with fitted worktop & cupboard unit with inset sink and space below for a washing machine & tumble dryer (appliances not included), and a built-in cupboard to one side housing the 'Megaflo' water tank. A second built-in cupboard provides additional storage space, and there is plenty of space for a freezer etc., a clothes pulley, window blind, laminate flooring & loft hatch. The room also houses the 'Grant' oil-fired central heating boiler.

Back off the hall the remaining accommodation comprises:-


(Approx. 3m x 1.8m) (9'10" x 6') Family bathroom re-fitted about 18 months ago, comprising a white suite with WC & wash hand basin set in fitted cupboard / vanity unit which provides lots of useful shelf & storage space and has a tiled splashback, plus a bath with shower and glazed shower screen over. The floor, again with electric under floor heating, the walls around the bath and the bath panel are attractively clad with grey tiles. Recessed ceiling spotlighting, venetian blind & heated towel rail / radiator.

Bedroom 1

(Approx. 3.6m x 3m) (11'9" x 9'10") Carpeted master bedroom to the rear of the house with a large built-in wardrobe along one wall with sliding mirrored doors, shelf & hanging space. Radiator.

En-Suite Shower Room

(Approx. 3m x 1m) (9'10" x 3'3") Large en-suite with white WC & wash hand basin, plus a wet-wall lined shower enclosure with glazed screen / door. Wood laminate flooring with electric under floor heating, heated towel rail / radiator, mirror bathroom cabinet included.

Bedroom 2

(Approx. 3.5m x 2.9m) (11'6" x 9'6") Double bedroom to the front of the house facing east, with a large built-in cupboard / wardrobe, fitted carpet, window blind & radiator.

Bedroom 3

(Approx. 3.5m x 2.25m) (11'6" x 7'6") Single bedroom, again facing east, with fitted carpet, window blind & radiator.


The property sits in an established garden. Approaching from the street there is a lock-block paved parking area in front of the garage plus a lawned garden enclosed by a low wall with a gate opening to a path to the front door. To the left of the path is a further lawned area which carries on around to the south side of the house where there is a timber deck outside the back door and a small fenced enclosure in one corner, with established plants and shrubs around the perimeter.

The large garage (approx. 8.4m x 4m) (27'7' x 13'2) has an 'up & over' garage door, side door, power & lighting, sink with instant hot water supply, plus an external cold water tap. Behind the garage is a west-facing paved area behind the house and a further small lawn / drying green. A gate gives access to a path behind the house which leads down to the beach

Council Tax

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 Performance

Energy Efficiency Rating: D (68)

Property Location

'Longland' is situated in the Upper Sound area of Lerwick being a loop road off Oversund Road which runs between Ackrigarth to the west and Sound Primary School to the east. Approaching from the school end, No. 18 is the fifth house in on the left.

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