Roselea, Gluss, Ollaberry, Ollaberry, ZE2 9RU

Key Details

Reception Rooms:






Energy Efficiency:

E (45)

Council Tax:

Band A




Living room, Dining kitchen, two double bedrooms, two single bedrooms, bathroom, hall, vestibule & side lobby. Garage / workshop.


Attractive, four bedroom single storey detached house which would make an ideal first time buy, set in a lovely, unusually leafy, well-established garden in a quiet rural location just 10 miles north of Brae. Lerwick approximately 32 miles.

In addition to the four bedrooms, one of which could be used as a second reception room or office, the accommodation also includes a dual-aspect living room, a modern fitted kitchen with space for a table & chairs and appliances included, and a bathroom.

The property was re-roofed in the late 1990’s, and most windows were replaced with new double glazed uPVC units about 8 years ago. Central heating is provided by an oil-fired boiler.

The site which has plenty of space for parking, includes a substantial 46’ x 25’ detached garage / workshop with inspection pit, power & water.

General Information

‘Roselea’ is situated in a rural location just outside the village of Ollaberry in the North Mainland of Shetland approximately 10 miles north of Brae and therefore within easy commuting distance of Sullom Voe. There location allows for views over Gluss Ayre & Gluss Isle to Sullom Voe.

Amenities in the area include a local shop about ½ mile from the house, which also sells fuel, a post office, garage, primary school & public hall. Additional amenities can be found in Brae, the main population centre for the North Mainland area, where there is a high school, swimming pool & leisure centre, health centre, dentist, further shopping (including a Co-op mini supermarket), several garages and various social and recreational facilities.

Windows in the property are double glazed and central heating is provided by a ‘Worcester Danesmoor’ oil-fired boiler in the lobby off the kitchen, the boiler also heating the hot water although there is an electric immersion also. There are telephone points in porch, hall, kitchen & master bedroom, and a cabling for satellite T.V. in the living room.



(Approx. 1.6m x 1.2m) (5’3” x 4’) With double glazed front door & inner door to the hall.


(Approx. 5.2m x 1.05m extending to 3.05m at widest point by door) (17’3” x 3’6” / 10’) Carpeted hall with Velux skylight, built-in cupboard with access to the loft space above, & two radiators. Bathroom & living room to the right, two single bedrooms ahead, two double bedrooms to the left.


(Approx. 1.25m x 4.2m at longest point) (4’2” x 13’9”) Comprising bath with ‘Triton’ electric shower over, W.C. & wash hand basin with fitted cupboard below. Vinyl flooring.

Living room

(Approx. 4.4m x 4.35m) (14’5” x 14’3”) Bright room with windows to the south-east looking over the front garden, & the south-west. Recess with cupboard and shelf over, ceiling spotlight fitting, fitted carpet & & two radiators. Door to:-

Dining Kitchen

(Approx. 4.2m x 2.7m) (13’10” x 8’11”) Also enjoying a dual aspect and with further light provided by two Velux windows, the kitchen has space for a table & chairs and modern fitted units including an inset 1 ½ bowl sink. The gas cooker, fridge & washing machine will be included in the sale. Further storage space is provided by a built-in pantry cupboard, there is also an airing cupboard which houses the hot water tank. Clothes pulley & radiator.

Side lobby

(Approx. 1.9m x 1.05m) (6’3” x 3’6”) With central heating boiler and door to the garden.

Bedroom 1

(Approx. 3.25m x 2.55m) (10’7” x 8’5”) Single bedroom looking out over the front garden, with fitted carpet and radiator.

Bedroom 2

(Approx. 3.25m x 2.6m) (10’9” x 8’5”) 2nd single room as bedroom 1.

Bedroom 3

(Approx. 4.45m x 3.65m) (14’6” x 12’) Large, dual-aspect double bedroom with built-in wardrobe, fitted carpet & radiator.

Bedroom 4

(Approx. 4.1m x 3.6m) (13’5” x 11’10”) 2nd double bedroom, with two windows to the front of the house, built-in wardrobe, fitted carpet & radiator.


The property sits in a large site which includes the main, well-established garden area around the house, space for parking plus a substantial garage / workshop.

There is a lawn to the front of the house with steps and a path to the front door, and a large enclosed, paved patio area to the south-west, a perfect suntrap. The main garden area is however being behind the house, this space being surrounded by mature trees and shrubbery making it a particularly secluded and sheltered space. Immediately outside of the house is a path and lawn, with a further lawn area beyond that.

Garage / Workshop

(Approx. 14m x 7.65m) (46’ x 25’) Substantial detached building with garage doors at either end including one pair 3.5m high x 3.5m wide (11’6” x 11’6”), drained inspection pit, power & lighting, a water supply and overhead storage in the roof trusses. This requires some attention particularly to the roof but a supply of replacement profile metal sheeting will be left.

Council Tax

Understood to currently be Band A. 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 (45)

Property Location

Take the main A970 road north following signs for Collafirth, North Roe & Ollaberry. At Eela Water turn right to Ollaberry and follow the road for about a mile to the shop. Just after the shop turn right to Gluss & Bardister. Cross the grid and pass the turning left to Bardister, ‘Roselea’ is on the left just past the junction.

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