Millga, 3 Upper Hillside, Gulberwick, ZE2 9JX

Key Details

Reception Rooms:






Energy Efficiency:

D (60)

Council Tax:

Band D




2 bedrooms, living / dining room, kitchen, bathroom, utility room, substantial basement.


This is an excellent opportunity to acquire an affordable, two bedroom detached property set in a large site in a popular semi-rural location just a few minutes' drive from the centre of town and enjoying fantastic elevated views over Gulber Wick to the harbour approach and the Bard of Bressay.

In addition to two bedrooms the 'move-into' accommodation also comprises a spacious living / dining room, fitted kitchen with space for table & chairs, bathroom & utility room. There is a substantial easily accessible basement covering the whole footprint of the house.

The site is estimated to extend to around a third of an acre of thereby which should offer potential for extending the house if desired subject to the usual consents required.

'Millga' would make an excellent 'first time buy' or would suit anyone looking to downsize in this area.

General Information

'Millga' is situated in the village of Gulberwick, a popular semi-rural location just a few miles outside of Lerwick and all its amenities all just a few minutes' drive away. A community hall provides a venue for social events and there is a beach by the bay.

Built of 'Scandinavian' style timber frame / timber clad construction below a concrete titled roof the property is double glazed with heating by electric storage heaters supplemented by under floor heating to the bathroom.

All curtains and light fittings are included in the sale.



With hardwood door, recess for coats etc., tile effect laminate flooring & half-glazed door to the hallway.


With doors to all rooms, handy built-in cupboard, wood laminate flooring, hatch to loft space & storage heater.

Living / Dining Room

(Approx. 6m x 4m) (19'10" x 13'3") A glazed door from the hall opens to the spacious living / dining room, a particularly bright and airy room with fantastic views over Gulber Wick thanks to the four windows which look out to the south-east over the bay and Gulberwick generally. Wood laminate flooring is laid throughout and a feature has been made of the lighting with LED spotlights set into the ceiling and a couple of lowered lighting panels, plus a couple of wall lights, all controlled by two dimmer switches. A wall-mounted contemporary flame effect fire creates an attractive focal point and a cosy additional heat source although there is also a storage / convector heater.


(Approx. 3.1m x 2.85m at widest points) (10'2" x 9'5") Attractive kitchen with space for a small table & chairs and fitted units to two walls including an integral hob with stainless steel cooker hood over, plus a concealed integrated fridge / freezer. Shelved pantry cupboard, inset sink & colourful tiled splash backs. Ceiling spotlight fitting & tiled floor.

Bedroom 1

(Approx. 3.45m x 3m) (11'5" x 9'10") Double bedroom with contemporary decor, wood laminate flooring and wall lights either side of the bed space. Wall-mounted TV included.


(Approx. 2.25m x 2m) (7'7" x 6'6") Featuring a white suite including a shower bath with water jets and tiled shower area with electric shower and glazed screen over, plus a WC and wash hand basin set in fitted cupboard unit with counter top which provides useful storage space with further large mirror doored wall cabinet over. Recessed ceiling spotlighting and under floor heating below the tiled floor and heated towel rail.

Box Bedroom 2

(Approx. 3.25m x 2m) (10'9" x 6'6") Could be used as a small bedroom or study. Wood laminate flooring.

Utility Room

(Approx. 2m x 1.5m) (6'6" x 5') Handy extra space with further fitted units including a second sink and plumbing for a washing machine (appliance not included). Tile effect laminate flooring.


The basement area extends under the whole area of the house and comprises three large very usable spaces, the main, full height area measuring approximately 6m x 5.2m (20' x 17') and having an entrance door and two high level windows. The undefloor area has power & lighting and is used for general storage as well as providing easy access to pipework etc. It also houses the 'Megaflo' hot water cylinder. Potential for use as a gym / multi-purpose space subject to any consents required.


Large, mainly grassed site garden with ample parking.

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 (60)

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