7 Twageos Road, Lerwick, ZE1 0BB

Key Details

Reception Rooms:






Energy Efficiency:

E (42)

Council Tax:

Band E




2 reception rooms & sun room, 3 bedrooms, kitchen, 2 shower rooms (one en-suite), utility room, external store & garage.


Detached property in highly sought-after shore side location on Twageos Road benefiting from being within walking distance of the small boat harbour and shopping on Commercial Street, a pleasant stroll through the historic lodberries area of Lerwick, and also enjoying stunning views over the harbour approach and across to Bressay.

Arranged over three floors the accommodation which has oil-fired central heating, comprises two bright bay-windowed reception rooms, a separate sun room, kitchen, two bedrooms and a shower room on the ground floor, plus an en-suite main bedroom upstairs. The lower basement floor comprises a utility room, external store plus access to the underfloor area of the house. A mature garden area surrounds the house and there is a single garage with electric garage door.

The property requires modernisation which is reflected in the price but nonetheless offers fantastic potential in this great location.


On the Ground Floor:-



With doors to all ground floor rooms, stair to the first floor and handy built-in shelved cupboard.


(Approx. 4.55m x 4.45m into bay) (15' x 14'8") Situated to the left on entering the hall, the sittingroom has a large west-facing bay window looking out over the front garden, and a tiled fireplace surround housing flame effect electric fire which is included in the sale, although there is a working open fire behind, with recesses to either side.

Dining Room

(Approx. 4.55m x 4.4m into bay) (15' x 14'6") On the other side of the hall is the separate dining room, a good-sized room, also with a large bay window facing west. Fitted cupboards and space for a TV etc. either side of a tiled fireplace surround with electric fire, and door at the rear through to the kitchen.


(Approx. 3.65m x 2.75m + 1.6m x 1.55m) (12' x 9' + 5'3" x 5'2") Accessible either from the dining room or the hall, the galley style kitchen has a glazed door at the far end leading through to the sunroom, additional natural light being provided by a south-facing window to the side of the house. The units include an integral double oven, hob with cooker hood over, plus a concealed fridge and dishwasher, along with an inset sink, although replacement units would be desirable.

Sun Room

(Overall approx. 3.45m x 3.2m including stairwell) (11'5" x 10'6") Situated to the rear of the house with a large window area to the south and east, the sun room is well placed to make the most of the spectacular views from the rear of the house across the harbour approach to Bressay. The stair leads down to the utility room and a door to the back garden.

Utility room

(Approx. 3.45m x 1.6m (11'3" x 5'3") Situated on the lower ground floor with run of modern units with plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer and upright freezer which will be included in the sale although no warranties will be given. At the rear a door provides access to the under-floor area of the house, the first space housing the central heating boiler which supplies radiators throughout the house, and the 'Megaflo' water tank, and also providing access to pipework etc.

Back off the hall, the remaining ground floor accommodation comprises:-

Shower Room

(Approx. 1.9m x 1.75m) (6'3" x 5'9") Part-tiled, part wet-wall lined wet room style shower room with WC with fitted cupboard over and wash hand basin with mirror cabinet over. Heated towel rail / radiator supplied by the central heating system.

Bedroom 1

(Approx. 3.65m x 2.95m plus wardrobes) (12' x 9'9") Double bedroom enjoying the fine view to the rear of the house, with extensive built-in wardrobe and cupboard space along one wall.

Bedroom 2

(Approx. 3.7m x 2.4m including wardrobes) (12'2" x 7'10") Single bedroom with corner window to the north and east again enjoying the view, again with fitted wardrobes and bedroom furniture. Separate built-in shelved cupboard.

On the First Floor:-


The stair from the hall leads up to a small first floor landing with built-in cupboard and a separate walk-in box room (approx. 4.4m x 1.1m (floor area)) (14'4" x 3'7") with access to the loft space.

Bedroom 3

(Approx. 4.6m x 4.35m at widest points including en-suite (floor area)) (15' x 14'4") Bright master bedroom thanks to two large west-facing Velux windows both with an integral blackout blind and fitted bedroom furniture below. Separate built-in wardrobe with access to the loft space, and door to:-

En-suite Shower Room

(Approx. 2.1m x 2.1m (floor area)) (6'10" x 6'8") Tiled shower room with wide shower enclosure with electric shower and glazed screen / door, WC & wash hand basin with counter top space behind. Velux window.


The property sits in a well-established garden which stretches down to just above the shoreline to the rear. To the front of the house the gate from the roadside opens to steps leading down to a timber deck ramp to the front door with mature lawns to either side each bordered by a rockery, the ramp extending around to the garage to the side of the house where there is a tarred off-street parking space. The garage measures approximately 5.25m x 3.05m (17'3" x 10'") and has an 'up & over' garage door with electric remote control, a side door, rear window, power & lighting.

On the other side of the house is an area of lawn leading to the back garden which extends along the rear and north sides of the house and has access to the shore where seals can be often be seen, as well as otters and even some times porpoises and killer whales. An external store (approx. 3.7m x 3.55m) (12' x 11'7") provides space for garden implements etc. and also has a 'Belfast' sink with hot & cold water supply.

Council Tax

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 Performance

Energy Efficiency Rating: E (42)

Property Location

The property is situated on the shore side of Twageos Road, a couple of doors along from the junction with Midgarth Crescent.

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