Braeside, Dunrossness, Dunrossness, ZE2 9JQ

Key Details



Council Tax:

Band C




Porch, Hall, Sittingroom, Dining Kitchen, 2nd Reception Room / 5th Bedroom, two Double Bedrooms, two Single Bedrooms, Bathroom, separate Toilet, Utility / Laundry Room, side Porch & integral Garage.


Four / five bedroom detached property with an integral garage, situated in a good-sized garden at Dunrossness within walking distance of the local primary school and Mainland’s store, and enjoying fine views over the surrounding area to the Loch of Brow and the voe. Lerwick approximately 20 miles.

The flexible accommodation is currently being used as a two reception room / three bedroom house with an office, however the dining room and the office could be used as a fourth and fifth bedroom if required. The bright sittingroom has two windows facing south enjoying the views and the fitted kitchen has space for a table & chairs. There is also a bathroom, separate toilet and useful utility / laundry room.

The property is of block cavity wall construction and benefits from oil-fired central heating.


On the Ground Floor


(Approx. 2.4m x 1.35m) (7’11” x 4’5”) Glazed porch forming the main entrance to the property with space for coats etc., quarry tiled floor and doors to the integral garage, utility room & hall.


(Approx. 6.1m x 3.35m) (20’ x 11’) With ‘up & over’ garage door, rear window, power & lighting, cold water tap & central heating radiator.


(Approx. 3.5m x 2.45m) (11’6” x 8’) Good-sized utility room with ceramic sink, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a freezer etc., clothes pulley, tiled floor & radiator. The ‘Worcester’ oil-fired boiler supplies the central heating system & hot water.


(Approx. 7.1m x 1.2m + 2.8 x 1.45m) (23’3” x 3’10” + 9’2” x 4’10”) A glazed door from the porch leads to the ‘L’-shaped hall which has a further glazed door at the other end leading to a second porch, a useful under-stairs cupboard, telephone point & two radiators. The single glazed PORCH (approx. 2.5m x 1.45m) (8’3” x 4’10”) has a door leading to a timber deck on the south-west corner of the house and enjoys fine views westwards over to the Loch of Brow. Tiled window shelf & high level plate shelf, & wood laminate flooring.


(Approx. 3.1m x 2.95m) (10’2” x 9’7”) East-facing double bedroom with views over open farmland and to the voe, & radiator.


(Approx. 5.8m x 3.2m extending to 4.25m at widest point) (19’ x 10’7” / 13’10”) Another glazed door from the hall leads to this particularly bright room which has two south-facing windows enjoying views over the surrounding area and to the voe. A pine mantlepiece surrounds an electric flame effect fire, however it is understood that the chimney behind could be re-used if a solid-fuel stove was required for example, however it has not been tested. Two wall lights, satellite T.V. connection, telephone point & two radiators.


(Approx. 4.3m x 3.25m) (14’1” x 10’7”) Dual-aspect kitchen with windows to the south & west (roller blind to the south window) and space for a table & chairs. The fitted units provide ample cupboard & worktop space and include an integral oven, hob & cooker hood, inset 1½ bowl sink, glazed display cabinets & tiled splashbacks. The dishwasher & fridge / freezer are included in the sale. Wood effect vinyl flooring & radiator.


(Approx. 3.55m x 2.65m) (11’7” x 8’8”) Another dual-aspect room, currently used as a dining room, but could be used as a 5th bedroom.


(Approx. 1.85m x 1.15m) (6’1” x 3’10”) Comprising white W.C. & wash hand basin, heated towel rail supplied by the central heating system, & wood parquet flooring.

On the First Floor


With built-in cupboard with fitted shelving & light plus additional storage space behind in the eaves, and hatch to the loft space.


(Approx. 3.8m x 3.7m at widest point (+ wardrobes)) (12’6” x 12’1”) Master bedroom with south-facing dormer window and two double & one single wardrobe along one wall with louvre doors, fitted shelving & hanging rail. There is additional eaves storage space behind the single wardrobe. Radiator.


(Approx. 2.75m x 2.55m) (9’ x 8’4”) Single bedroom to the front of the house, currently used as an office. Radiator.


(Approx. 3.85m x 1.95m extending to 2.85m at widest points) (12’7” x 6’4” / 9’4”) Single bedroom with dormer window, access to eaves storage space & radiator.


(Approx. 1.8m x 2.9m extending to 3.4m at widest point) (12’11” x 9’5” / 11’1”) Comprising white suite with electric over-bath shower, tiled recess with shelf & built-in cupboard space below, ‘v’-lined ceiling, tiling to the walls around the bath & wash hand basin, ladder radiator / heated towel rail supplied by the central heating system plus separate radiator, window blind & wood effect vinyl flooring.


The property sits in a good-sized plot with a driveway / parking area leading up to the garage and the main door. A large lawn extends around the sides and front of the house. Note a triangular area of ground on the east side of the house was fenced-in many years ago with the informal agreement of the adjoining land owner although this area does not form part of the subjects of sale. The line of the east boundary will be pointed out at time of viewing.

Council Tax

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.

Property Location

Drive to Robin’s Brae at Dunrossness on the main Lerwick-Sumburgh Road, and turn east to ‘Boddam & Troswickness’. ‘Braeside’ is on the far corner of the first access track on the left opposite the telephone box.

Just to the south of the property within reasonable walking distance is the local primary school and Mainland’s mini-supermarket where there is also a post office, off-licence & fuel pumps, plus a hairdresser and small timber merchant / DIY store.

This part of Shetland has much to offer particularly in terms of scenery and places of interest including Sumburgh Head, Loch of Spiggie Reserve, St Ninians Isle, Jarlshof and Quendale Mill. Sumburgh Airport is easily accessible for air travel to mainland Scotland.

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