Sevilla Cottage, Tresta, ZE2 9LT

Key Details

Reception Rooms:






Energy Efficiency:

D (58)

Council Tax:

Band B




3 double bedrooms, living / dining room / kitchen, bathroom, summerhouse & garden shed.


Attractive three double bedroom detached cottage set in an established garden close to the northern shore of Tresta Voe, enjoying fine views over the voe to the south and over open countryside to the rear. Aith approximately 5 miles, Lerwick approximately 15 miles.

In addition to the three bedrooms, the double glazed accommodation which is all on the one level and benefits from oil-fired central heating, also comprises a very sociable open-plan living / dining area with modern fitted kitchen with integral appliances off, plus a bathroom.

Externally the established, fenced garden includes a parking area with garden shed behind, plus a summerhouse.

General Information

'Sevilla Cottage' is situated on the north side of Tresta Voe between Weisdale to the east and Bixter to the west, local amenities at Bixter (just under two miles) including the local shop & post office which also sells fuel, a health centre, community hall, garage & vets surgery, with further amenities including the area's Junior High School (primary and secondary schooling to year 4), the West Mainland Leisure Centre & Swimming Pool, another shop and a marina at nearby Aith, about three miles north of Bixter. There is yet another local shop and also another primary school at Whiteness / Weisdale on the road into Lerwick.

Brae / Sullom Voe are easily accessible via the road through Kergord from the head of Weisdale Voe which connects with the main road north.

'Sevilla Cottage' is fully double glazed and benefits from oil-fired central heating provided by an external boiler.


Living / Dining Room / Kitchen

Entry to the property is via a double glazed porch with hardwood inner door opening to a large open-plan living / dining room, an attractive space with solid wood flooring throughout, the living area to the left (approx. 4.35m x 3m) (14'3" x 9'9") having a south-facing window enjoying the view to the voe, the dining area to the right leading to the kitchen the whole space measuring approx. 4.9m x 3.5m (16' x 11'6") again having a window facing south but with further windows to the east and north.

The kitchen comprises modern units in a white finish finished off by solid woodblock worktops and including an integral electric oven & hob with cooker hood over, plus a concealed dishwasher & washing machine, two corner carousels and an inset sink. Lighting is provided by three matching pendant fittings, one to each space.

Lobby / Hallway

A door to the rear of the living area opens to a lobby leading to the bathroom, again with the same wooden flooring, and onwards via a hallway, also with the same flooring, with extensive built-in shelved storage space along one wall, to the three bedrooms.


(Approx. 3.15m x 2m) (10'6" x 6'6") Large east-facing bathroom with white three piece suite, the bath having a wet-wall lined shower area and glazed shower screen over. Tiled floor.

All three bedrooms are doubles and have the same solid wood flooring.

Bedroom 1

(Approx. 3.55m x 3.15m) (11'8" x 10'6") Facing north.

Bedroom 2

(Approx. 4.1m x 3.4m at widest points) (13'6" x 11'2") Enjoying a dual-aspect with windows to the north and west, the double glazed west-facing external door opening to a timber deck between the house and the garden shed.

Bedroom 3

(Approx. 4.2m x 3.4m at widest points) (13'9" x 11'3") Also enjoying a dual-aspect with windows to the west and the south enjoying views of the voe. Built-in wardrobe with cupboard space to one side.


The property is situated in an established garden, the garden area in front of the house being enclosed by a wall with a gate & pergola from the roadside leading to a brick-paved path with lawns either side to the porch, with established shrubbery and several mature trees along the perimeter providing privacy and shelter.

The garden extends around the east side of the house where there is an octagonal summerhouse with decked area outside. Finally to the west is a brick-paved parking area for two or three cars plus a large wooden garden shed with timber deck accessible from bedroom 2, and a sheltered, chipped seating area.

Council Tax

Understood to currently be Band B. 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

The property is situated on the A971 Westside Road, on the upper side of the road just before the road starts to run alongside the voe, about ¼ mile past the Sandsound junction.

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