Sittingroom, kitchen / dining room, master bedroom & en-suite shower room, two further double bedrooms, fourth bedroom or office, bathroom, utility room, hall & vestibule. Garden shed.
Particularly light & airy four bedroom detached 'Fjogstad' property in sought-after residential area on the south side of Lerwick.
The elevated situation of the house high above the town means it enjoys magnificent panoramic views over the Ness of Sound and the town towards Bressay and out to sea, which can be enjoyed from a wraparound timber deck and a balcony to the master bedroom.
In addition to the four bedrooms which includes a master bedroom & en-suite shower room, the triple-glazed accommodation which has oil-fired central heating also includes a dual-aspect sittingroom with access to the timber deck and wide archway to the adjoining dining area, a stylish new fitted kitchen, a family bathroom with bath and separate shower, and utility room.
The ground floor bedroom could alternatively be used as an office.
There is a tarred driveway and parking area, grassed garden, drying area, sheltered patio and a garden shed.
On the Ground Floor:-
Entry to the property is to the south side of the house where the double glazed front door opens to a vestibule with tiled floor, handy built-in cupboard with shelving and space for coats etc., and a glazed inner door to the hall.
Floored with solid wood flooring, the hall has doors to the left to a bedroom and the bathroom, plus glazed doors ahead to the kitchen and to the right to the living room, a large Velux window over the open-tread stairs providing lots of natural light, recesses in the wall to side of staircase allowing light to filter through to the remainder of the hall. Recessed ceiling spotlighting & radiator.
(Approx. 5.05m x 4.05m) (16'6" x 13'4") This is a lovely bright room which is positioned to take full advantage of the outstanding views with a large window area to the south and also to the east, where a glazed door opens to the wraparound timber deck, all the windows having wooden venetian blinds. A wide archway through to the dining area lets further light filter in from that side. The oak laminate flooring has under-floor heating supplied by the central heating system, this also extending into the dining area and the kitchen.
Kitchen / Dining Room
The large dining area (approx. 4.05m x 2.95m) (13'4" x 9'7") again enjoys a dual aspect with windows to the east and north, again both with venetian blinds, and there is a triple pendant fitting over the dining space. The kitchen (approx. 3.75m x 2.9m) (12'4" x 9'6") has just been completely re-fitted with contemporary style handleless units in a fashionable high gloss 'cashmere' colour set off by grey wood effect worktops. The units include integral twin ovens and an integral flexi-induction hob with stainless steel cooker hood over. Also handy pull-out larder unit, swing out corner carousels, breakfast bar and inset sink with instant hot water tap and 'Insinkerator' waste disposal unit. Lighting is provided by ceiling spotlighting, although again there is plenty of natural light with two windows facing north, again with venetian blinds. A glazed door leads back from the kitchen to the hall, a second door opens to the utility room. The whole space has oak laminate flooring and under-floor heating in addition to a radiator to the dining area.
(Approx. 2.9m x 2.35m) (9'6" x 7'8") With further fitted units including plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble-dryer, freezer etc. (appliances not included), plus built-in airing cupboard. Clothes pulley, laminate flooring, radiator & double glazed back door.
Back off the hall the remaining accommodation comprises:-
(Approx. 3.05m x 1.95m) (10' x 6'5") Attractively re-fitted just a a few years ago and tiled to dado height, the family bathroom comprises a bath with mixer tap / shower attachment, separate wet-wall lined shower enclosure with 'Triton' electric shower and glazed screen / door, plus a WC and wash hand basin set on fitted drawer unit and with mirror & shaver point over. Underfloor heating below the tiled floor, feature towel rail / radiator supplied by the central heating system, & recessed ceiling spotlighting.
(Approx. 3.05m x 2.95m) (10' x 9'7") Bright south-facing single bedroom with wood effect vinyl flooring, window blind & radiator. Could alternatively be used as an office.
On the First Floor:-
The pine staircase leads up to a small carpeted landing with doors to three bedrooms and hatch to the loft space.
(Approx. 4.05m x 3.6m (floor area)) (13'4" x 11'10") Carpeted master bedroom which benefits from a glazed door and window to the east-facing covered balcony which enjoys the fine elevated view over the town generally towards Bressay in the distance. Sliding pocket doors open to the en-suite and a large walk-in wardrobe with fitted rail and lighting, with further storage space in the eaves to the wall opposite. Radiator.
En-suite Shower Room
(Approx. 2.4m x 1.85m (floor area)) (8' x 6') Well-appointed wet-wall lined shower room, also re-fitted in recent years, with large wet-wall lined shower enclosure with 'rainfall' shower and separate hand held fitting, plus a wash hand basin unit with mixer tap and fitted drawer space below, and a wall-hung WC with 'Geberit' cistern. Useful shelf space to the side of the shower, ladder towel rail & laminate flooring.
(Approx. 4.3m x 3.1m (floor area)) (14' x 10') Carpeted double bedroom with window facing west with roller blind and further Velux with integral blind to the north. Access to storage space in the eaves, & radiator.
(Approx. 4.3m x 3.1m (floor area)) (14' x 10') Third double bedroom, again with window facing west, plus Velux with integral blind, this time facing south and enjoying the spectacular view. Access to storage space in the eaves, laminate flooring & radiator.
A tarred drive leads down to the house where there is large parking area, also tarred, and bounded by stone dyke, with space for three or four cars. From here a timber deck wraps around the south, east and west sides of the house, providing a great vantage point from which to enjoy the fine view.
Steps down from the parking area lead to the grassed garden which extends around the east side of the house to the rear where there is a drying area with rotary clothes dryer, and a paved patio area which would catch the late afternoon and evening sun, and a wooden garden shed (approx. 3.7m x 2.6m) with power & lighting. External cold water tap.
There is access beneath the deck to the under floor area of the house which spans the full width and length of the house and has power & lighting. The 'Grants' oil-fired boiler which was replaced about a year ago is situated here.
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: D (68)
Sandyloch Drive is situated on the southern approach to Lerwick, on the north side of the main Lerwick-Sumburgh road. Turn into Sandyloch Drive at the top of Sound Brae and follow the road around to the right. No. 15 is almost at the end of the road on the right-hand side just before the turning circle on the left.
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