• 2 bedrooms • living room • kitchen / diner • bathroom • large loft & cellar
Two bedroom, mid-terraced property situated right in the heart of Lerwick's town centre off Mounthooly Street, a short stroll from shops, cafés etc. on Commercial Street, and the small boat harbour.
In addition to two double bedrooms, the accommodation comprises a generously proportioned living room, kitchen / diner and bathroom with electric over-bath shower.
Windows are triple or double glazed and heating is provided by electric storage heaters.
Externally there is a small, easily maintained garden area to the rear.
The property provides a good-sized two bedroom house which would make an ideal first time buy or rental property.
On the Ground Floor:-
The main entrance is to the north side of the house (opposite the Mounthooly Place flats), the front door opening to a hall with a window to the front, wood effect laminate flooring, coat hooks, storage heater and doors to the living room and kitchen. Below the stair to the first floor is handy built-in shelved cupboard, a hatch to the substantial cellar which extends under the whole area of the house, and a meter cupboard.
(Approx. 6.25m x 2.9m extending to 3.35m at widest point) (20'6" x 9'6" / 11') Generously proportioned, carpeted room with windows to the front and rear, storage / convector heater and ceiling mounted spotlight fitting. The fireplace recess with tiled hearth used to house a solid-fuel stove although this was removed however it is thought it should be possible to re-instate this although the chimney should be checked and purchasers should satisfy themselves in this regard.
Kitchen / Diner
(Kitchen - approx. 2.9m x 2.45m) (9'6" x 8'); Dining Area - approx. 2.5m x 2.05m (8'3" x 6'9")) The kitchen, which is situated to the rear of the house with a door to the back garden, is larger than the surrounding properties as this house was extended to provide a dining area overlooking the garden. The fitted units include a small breakfast bar, cooker hood with external vent, inset 1½ bowl sink plus plumbing for a washing machine which is included in the sale. The cooker and fridge / freezer are available by separate negotiation. Laminate flooring matching that in the hall, & storage heater.
On the First Floor:-
The stair leads up to a small landing with wood effect laminate flooring which extends into both bedrooms. A hatch with pull-down ladder provides easy access to extensive storage space in the floored loft which has a Velux roof light.
(Approx. 4.5m x 2.75m) (14'8" x 9') Good-sized master bedroom with wardrobe recess.
(Overall approx. 3.4m x 3.4m at widest points including cupboard) (11'3" x 11') Another good-sized double with built-in shelved airing cupboard housing the hot water tank.
(Approx. 1.95m x 1.85m) (6'6" x 6') With white three piece suite including bath with 'Triton' electric shower and glazed shower screen over and wash hand basin set on a fitted cupboard unit which provides space for toiletries etc. Tiled flooring and wall-mounted fan heater.
The sale will include all carpets and other fixed floor coverings, blinds and light fittings.
Small area with raised flower bed to the front plus main garden area comprising a small lawn with fences to either side, to the rear.
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 Efficiency Rating: D (56)
Chapel Place is situated in the Lerwick Conservation area at the top of Mounthooly Street which runs up from the Market Cross on Commercial Street. Public parking is available on Church Road / Queens Place, with access to the property by foot being from Mounthooly Street / Mounthooly Place to the north or Gardie Lane / Queens Place to the south.
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