42 Breiwick Road, Lerwick, ZE1 0AT

Key Details

Reception Rooms:





1 + toilet

Energy Efficiency:

D (65)

Council Tax:

Band D




42 Breiwick Road is an immaculately presented, extended, semi-detached property with two reception rooms and three double bedrooms, in a handy central location by the park at the Knab and within walking distance of Commercial Street.

Extensively re-furbished by the current owners and benefiting from central heating provided by the Lerwick District Heating system, the double glazed accommodation comprises a living room with 'Morso' multi-fuel stove, modern kitchen, dining room, double bedroom and toilet on the ground floor, plus two double bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor.

In addition to being completely re-decorated with light neutral colours throughout creating a very contemporary feel to the interior, the kitchen, bathroom and toilet have all been attractively re-fitted.

Externally there are well maintained garden areas to the front and rear including a south-facing timber deck with store for garden furniture etc., and several sheds including a workshop, bike store and small shed for garden tools.


On the Ground Floor:-

Vestibule / Hallway

The front door opens to a small carpeted vestibule with space for coats etc. warmed by the radiator below, and a fitted meter cupboard. A pine paneled door opens to the hallway and stairs and onwards to the living room.

Living room

(Approx. 4.25m x 4.1m at widest points) (13'10" x '13'6") Lovely bright room with a double window to the front, south, side of the house. The flooring is engineered oak and heating is provided either by a central heating radiator or a 'Morso squirrel' multi-fuel stove set on a tiled hearth which has built-in shelf and cupboard space to one side. Telephone & TV aerial points. A solid oak glazed door leads through to the kitchen at the rear.


(Approx. 4.05m x 2.55m) (13'3" x 8'4") Completely re-fitted by the current owners the kitchen features modern units in a white gloss finish providing extensive cupboard and worktop space also including a concealed cooker hood, inset 1½ bowl sink and corner carousel. The cooker and washing machine are included in the sale, the fridge and freezer are available by separate negotiation. Tiled splashbacks, tile effect vinyl flooring & window blind. Steps lead down to the dining room whilst a further glazed oak door opens to the side lobby and toilet.

Side Lobby

Carpeted lobby with side entrance door and built-in under-stairs cupboard housing the District Heating unit.


(Approx. 1.55m x 1.15m) (5'1" x 3'9") Also completely refurbished, the toilet which has tiling to the lower half of the walls, has a white W.C. and wash hand basin set in a fitted unit providing handy cupboard space. Wall cabinet and mirror included. Vinyl flooring.

Dining Room

(Approx. 3.2m x 2.9m) (10'6" x 9'7") Handy second reception room which provides useful additional living space currently used as a dining room but could be used as a play room easily visible from the kitchen. There is a window to the side of the house, engineered oak flooring, a TV point & radiator. Door to:-

Bedroom 1

(Approx. 3.2m x 2.8m) (10'6" x 9'3") Ground floor double bedroom with fitted carpet, TV point & radiator.

On the First Floor:-


The stairs from the hallway which have a window to the side of the house, lead up to a small carpeted landing with doors to two double bedrooms and the bathroom. A hatch provides access to the loft space.

Bedroom 2

(Approx. 4.25m x 3.3m at widest points) (14' x 10'11") Generously proportioned master bedroom with a window to the front of the house enjoying an open view over the Knab and to the sea, with fitted carpet, radiator and useful built-in cupboard fitted with shelving and a hanging rail, and also a light, which could perhaps be converted to form an en-suite subject to any necessary consents required.

Bedroom 3

(Approx. 3.35m x 3.25m at widest points) (10'8" x 10'8") Third double bedroom, again carpeted, this time facing north with an open outlook over Lerwick generally to the rear. Built-in shelved cupboard & radiator.


(Approx. 1.95m x 1.55m) (6'5" x 5') Again completely refurbished by the current owners, the bathroom now comprises a modern white suite including a bath with tap / shower fitting & glazed shower screen over, plus a W.C. and wash hand basin set in fitted units which provide useful storage space and also conceal the cistern and plumbing. There is also an additional wall mounted cupboard which is included in the sale along with the usual fittings including the towel rail over the central heating radiator. Vinyl flooring.


The property benefits from neatly kept established garden areas to the front and rear, the gate to the front opening to a small garden with lawns either side of a path to the front door and established planting along the wall to the street. To the left of the front door is a wooden shed, ideal for storing a motor bike / bikes. A gate to the high fence leads to a path running along the side of the house with cold water tap and coal bunker outside the side door.

The attractive back garden is enclosed by a tall fence which provides shelter and privacy. The wooden garden shed / workshop by the house has a workbench, cupboard space, power & lighting, and beyond that steps lead across a lawn / drying green to a south-west facing timber deck which provides a great place to sit and enjoy the sun with another garden store providing space for a BBQ, garden furniture etc. There is a further small garden store for garden tools at the back of the house.

Council Tax

Understood to currently be Band D. 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 (65)

Property Location

No. 42 is situated on the north side of Breiwick Road in the section which runs between Knab Road to the east and Ronald Street to the west. The property looks out over to Breiwick.

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Selling my house whilst living in Edinburgh was a daunting prospect but I should not have worried. The communications between both parties was easy and the sale of my property went through without any hitches.

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