8 Burgh Road, Lerwick, ZE1 0LB

Key Details

Reception Rooms:






Energy Efficiency:

E (46)

Council Tax:

Band C




Living room / kitchen, bathroom, two double bedrooms, box room & side porch.


Great 'walk-into' two bedroom ground floor flat in handy central Lerwick location within easy reach of amenities.

Forming the ground floor of a two storey building fronting Burgh Road, the flat provides well-presented attractively decorated double glazed accommodation ideal as a first time buy or a 'buy-to-let', or simply a Lerwick base, comprising the main living room with a large fitted kitchen area off, two double bedrooms both with built-in wardrobe space, a bathroom plus a useful box room.

Heating is provided by electric radiators.

Externally there is shared garden area to the rear of the building.

The flat is in walking distance of Commercial Street, both Bells Brae and Anderson High Schools, as well as the hospital, and slightly further afield, Mareel / North Ness and Tesco's.

Early viewing recommended.


Access to the flat is to the side of the building where a gate from the street opens to a shared path leading to the door to the flat and beyond to the garden area at the rear.


With painted wood paneling below windows to two sides, the south-facing windows have venetian blinds. The floor is tiled, lighting is provided by a wall light, and an inner door opens to the living room. Telephone point.

Living Room / Kitchen

(Approx. 5.65m x 4.7m at widest points) (18'7" x 15'4") Attractive 'L'-shaped space with wood laminate flooring throughout, the window to the living area which has a venetian blind, enjoying a southerly aspect and a glimpse down Burgh Road to the sea. Heating is provided by a 'Haverland' gel-filled electric radiator concealed behind a decorative cover and there is a satellite TV connection. A fitted breakfast bar separates the living area from the kitchen which has lots of cupboard and worktop space, the units including an inset sink with open display shelving over, a concealed cooker hood, plumbing for a dishwasher and a corner carousel. The freestanding appliances in the kitchen (cooker, fridge / freezer & dishwasher, and the washing machine and tumble dryer in the utility area) will be included in the sale although no warranties will be given. Lighting to the room is provided by two pendant lights supplemented by additional worktop lighting in the kitchen.

To the right of the living space two doors lead to a handy box room and an inner hallway / utility space leading to the bathroom, with plumbing for a washing machine (appliance not included) with fitted cupboard space to one side, matching wood laminate flooring and a heated towel rail.


(Approx. 2.7m x 1.6m) (9' x 5'4") Modern bathroom with contemporary white three piece suite including a bath / shower tub with shower supplied by the hot water tank and glazed shower screen over. Tiled splashback and mirror / shelf over the wash hand basin, wood effect vinyl flooring, window blind & ladder towel rail / radiator.

Box Room

(Approx. 2.95m x 1.55m extending to 2.75m at widest point) (9'8" x 5'2" / 9') Providing useful storage space for coats, a freezer etc. Wood effect vinyl flooring and 'Megaflo' water tank under the stairs.

Back off the main living space is a small carpeted hallway with another 'Haverland' electric radiator again concealed by a decorative cover, which leads to the two carpeted bedrooms, both of which face west and overlook the garden area, both windows having a venetian blind.

Bedroom 1

(Approx. 4.5m x 2.5m) (14'10" x 8'2") Good-sized master bedroom with sliding mirror / glazed doors concealing a large built-in wardrobe with fitted shelf and hanging space, and also housing an electric towel rail. A recess to one side provides space for a chest of drawers etc. TV & telephone points.

Bedroom 2

(Generally approx. 3.45m x 2.75m at widest points) (11'4" x 9'10") Small double Room, with built-in double wardrobe.


Shared garden area to the rear of the building (note shed not included). On-street parking.

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 (46)

Property Location

The property is situated on the west side of Burgh Road towards the southern end of the street opposite the junction with Union Street.

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