Burnbreddie, Gulberwick, ZE2 9JX

Key Details

Reception Rooms:






Energy Efficiency:

D (58)

Council Tax:

Band E




3 bedrooms, living room, kitchen / dining room, bathroom & en-suite shower room, utility room, large garage.


Situated just three miles from the centre of town and enjoying fantastic unrestricted panoramic views over the Bay of Gulber Wick and out to sea, 'Burnbreddie' is a three bedroom detached family home set in a fenced garden in a popular, semi-rural location within easy reach of amenities.

The living accommodation is all on the one level above a large garage. In addition to the three bedrooms, one of which has an en-suite shower room, there is also a good-sized living room with large picture window making the most of the view, a spacious kitchen / dining room, bathroom and utility room.

Central heating is provided by an oil-fired boiler.

The garage provides plenty of space for a car and room for a workshop area, and also has access to the remaining underfloor of the house.

Viewing is essential to appreciate the views from this property.

General Information

'Burnbreddie' situated just three miles from the centre of Lerwick on the sea side of the Gulberwick loop road allowing the property to enjoy spectacular unrestricted views eastwards over the Bay of Gulber Wick and the Ness of Trebister and beyond across to Bressay and out to sea. The area has proved a popular location particularly with families as it provides a more rural situation yet still within easy reach of all the amenities Lerwick, just a short five-minute drive away, has to offer.

School transport is provided for primary & secondary pupils to Lerwick at either Sound Primary School or the Anderson High School. The shore is a short distance from the house.

'Burnbreddie' is built of 'Scandinavian' style timber frame / timber clad construction over a concrete blockwork basement. Windows are double glazed and central heating is provided by an oil-fired boiler in the basement.


Utility Room

(Approx. 2.1m x 1.6m) (6'10" x 5'3") Access to the property is via a large decked area which leads to a door to the utility room with worktop with space below for a washing machine / tumble-dryer etc. (appliances not included), laminate flooring and inner door to the hall.


Laid with wood laminate flooring, the hall is attractively finished with internal doors in a natural wood finish, the door to the living room being glazed. A handy shelved cupboard provides space for linens etc., the hall then opening out to the left where there is a further large built-in cupboard with fitted shelving & coat hooks, and doors to the living room & kitchen, this space being lit by a window to the sea side of the house enjoying the fantastic view. To the right, the hall passage leads to the three bedrooms and bathroom. Hatch to loft space.

Kitchen / Dining Room

(Approx. 5.75m x 3.2m) (19' x 10'6") Very spacious room benefiting from lots of natural light thanks to two double windows. There is plenty of space for a table & chairs and fitted units to two walls provide ample cupboard and worktop space, the units including an integral oven & hob with stainless steel cooker hood over, a concealed integrated dishwasher, inset sink and a couple of glazed display cabinets with integral spotlighting. Wood laminate flooring & ceiling spotlight fittings.

Living Room

(Approx. 4.5m x 4.2m) (14'10" x 13'9") Again a bright room benefiting from a wide triple picture window which makes the most of the fantastic view. The flooring is wood laminate and three wall lights provide lighting. Satellite TV connection.


(Approx. 3.15m x 1.55m) (10'5" x 5'1") Comprising a contemporary white suite including a double ended bath with glass splashback, a wash hand basin set on a wall-hung drawer unit with glass splashback, mirror & light over and matching cupboard to the side, & WC. White wood-effect laminate flooring.

Bedroom 1

(Approx. 3.35m x 3.15m) (11' x 10'5") Good-sized double bedroom with large built-in wardrobe along one wall fitted with shelf & hanging space. Fitted carpet & ceiling spotlighting.

Bedroom 2

(Approx. 3.55m x 3.35m) (11'9" x 11') Carpeted master bedroom, this time with east-facing window enjoying the fine view. Again there is a substantial built-in wardrobe providing shelf and hanging space. Door to:-

En-Suite Shower Room

(Approx. 2.3m x 1.1m) (7'7" x 3'6") With wet-wall-lined shower enclosure with electric shower & glazed screen / door, plus white WC and wash hand basin set in fitted unit providing handy storage space with splashback and mirror over. Tiled floor.

Bedroom 3

(Approx. 3.35m x 2.2m) (11' x 7'3") East-facing carpeted single bedroom with built-in cupboard / wardrobe.


The property sits in a good-sized, fenced site accessed via a driveway which leads past the house where there is a large decked area outside the door to the utility room, down to the garage below. The site is mainly grassed with a concreted platform providing a possible base for a shed. Established planting along the north and west boundaries screens the house from the road.

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: D (58)

Property Location

To reach the property, take the southernmost turning to Gulberwick by the former golf range. Follow the road down towards the shore, passing the junction for Heathery Park on the left and a road to the right; 'Burnbreddie' being the first house on the right after the junction.

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