6 Vallafield, Tingwall, ZE2 9XH

Key Details

Reception Rooms:

1 / 2


4 / 5


1 + WC

Energy Efficiency:

D (62)

Council Tax:

Band D




4 bedrooms, living room, 2nd reception room / bedroom 5, kitchen / dining room, bathroom & separate toilet, garage.


Modern and spacious four / five bedroom detached family home with the benefit of accommodation all on the one level, in popular rural location just 5 miles outside of Lerwick.

Set in a well-kept and well-established garden, the property comprises, in addition to the four bedrooms, a generously proportioned living room, modern kitchen / dining room with integral appliances, separate utility room, very contemporary family bathroom with free-standing bath and separate shower, plus a separate toilet.

A second reception room which has patio doors to a large south-facing patio, could be used as a fifth bedroom.

Oil-fired central heating.

A brick paved driveway provides ample parking, the garage has a newly installed electric door.

Viewing highly recommended.

General Information

6 Vallafield is situated in a small cul-de-sac of just 5 houses in the popular Tingwall area, a rural location just to the north of Lerwick just five minutes' drive away. Although all the amenities in Lerwick are therefore easily accessible, there is a local primary school and village hall not far from the house at Strand Loch to the north.

The house was built in 1982 and later extended. It is fully double glazed and benefits from oil-fired central heating throughout supplied by a boiler in the garage. There is a satellite TV connection.

The sale will include all carpets and fitted floor coverings, curtains & blinds, and light fittings.


Vestibule / Hall

Entry to the property is via a double glazed front door which opens to a vestibule with fitted meter cupboard, 'Karndean' flooring and glazed double doors leading to a wide carpeted hall. On entering the hall a glazed door to the right opens to the kitchen, whilst around to the left glazed double doors open to a good-sized living room. At the rear are three bedrooms, a handy separate toilet and a further glazed door to a passage leading to the remaining accommodation. Hatch to the loft space.

Kitchen / Dining Room

(Approx. 5.65m x 3.15m) (18'6" x 10'6") Enjoying a dual aspect with a window to the dining area looking out over the front garden, the kitchen area having a second window enjoying an open aspect to the west. There is plenty of space for a table & chairs, the dining area having wood laminate flooring and a feature light fitting over. The modern fitted kitchen has ample units in a beech finish set off by dark grey worktops and stainless steel splash backs, the units including an integral electric oven with gas hob and a stainless steel cooker hood over, a concealed integrated dishwasher, 1&½ bowl sink, a couple of corner carousels and a pull out larder unit. A peninsula unit with raised breakfast bar shelf separates the kitchen from the dining area. The fridge / freezer is available by separate negotiation. Lighting to the kitchen is provided by a ceiling mounted spotlight fitting, the flooring is tile effect laminate.

Utility Room

(Approx. 3.2m x 1.55m) (10'6" x 5'2") A sliding pocket door from the kitchen leads to the good-sized separate utility room with further fitted floor & wall units and plumbing for a washing machine (appliance not included), wood laminate flooring & double glazed door to the garden.

Living Room

(Approx. 5.35m x 4.2m) (17'6" x 13'9") Generously proportioned room with a large window looking out over the front garden, engineered wood flooring, a bank of recessed ceiling spotlights operated by two dimmer switches.


(Approx. 1.5m x 1.3m at widest points) (5' x 4'3") With white WC & wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Vinyl flooring.

Bedroom 1

(Approx. 3.9m x 3.25m plus wardrobe) (12'10" x 5'7") Large south-facing carpeted double bedroom with window looking out over the back garden, a substantial built-in wardrobe with sliding mirror doors, fitted drawer & hanging space, centre & wall lighting, and fitted carpet.

Bedroom 2

(Approx. 2.7m x 2.35m) (9' x 7'9") South-facing single carpeted bedroom.

Bedroom 3

(Approx. 3.9m x 3.15m) (12'9" x 10'6") Double bedroom, also south facing, with fitted carpet.


The passage off the hall leads to the remaining accommodation comprising a bedroom, second reception room / fifth bedroom, and family bathroom. Two built-in cupboards provide useful storage space, one having coat hooks and shelving, the other being a shelved airing cupboard housing the hot water tank.

Bedroom 4

(Approx. 2.65m x 2.05m) (8'9" x 6'9") North-facing single bedroom with built-in cupboard / wardrobe, & wood laminate flooring.

2nd Reception Room / Bedroom 5

(Approx. 3.6m x 2.7m) (11'10" x 8'10") A glazed door at the end of the passage opens to a second reception room or fifth bedroom, a particularly bright room thanks to 'NorDan' sliding patio doors opening to a brick paved patio which runs along the rear of the house, plus a second window facing east. Wood laminate flooring, centre & wall lighting controlled by two dimmer switches.


(Approx. 2.85m x 2.55m) (9'3" x 8'5") Large family bathroom with a contemporary style white suite including a free-standing bath with mixer tap & shower attachment, a WC and wash hand basin set in extensive fitted cupboard unit providing plenty of counter top and storage space and having a large wall mirror behind, plus a wet-wall lined walk-in shower enclosure with glazed screen / door. Recessed ceiling spotlighting & attractive slate tile effect vinyl flooring.


The property sits in a large, well-kept and well-established site which is enclosed wooden or post & wire fencing. In front of the house a brick paved driveway provides parking for two or three cars, the remainder of the front garden being lawned. The children's swing / climbing frame can ne negotiated as an extra.

The brick paved path continues around both sides of the house to the rear where a large south-facing brick paved patio runs along the rear of the house, with access from the second reception room. Beyond that is a further lawn bordered by established planting, and a rotary clothes dryer


(Approx. 5.2m x 3.3) (17'x 11') Single garage with electric garage door, separate double glazed side window, power & lighting, and sink unit with hot & cold running water, separate cold water tap & central heating boiler. A hatch with pull-down ladder provides access to the loft space.

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 (62)

Property Location

To reach the property approaching from Lerwick, drive past the golf course at Dales Voe and turn left to Veensgarth and Tingwall at the brow of the hill. Continue down the hill to the Herrislea House Hotel and turn left to Veensgarth. Turn first right into Vallafield; No. 6 is the first house on the left.

Approaching from the north, drive to the crossroads at Veensgarth and turn right to Veensgarth & Scalloway. Turn left at the roundabout and then right again to Veensgarth opposite the hotel and continue as before.

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Thanks again for your brilliant service with both my property sales over the past years. Your experience in Shetland is much noted with local people.

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.

Diane Legget

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