Superb, newly converted, two bedroom flat, 38 Commercial Street, Lerwick, ZE1 0AB

Key Details

Reception Rooms:









• 2 bedrooms • living / dining room / kitchen • shower room


Rare opportunity to acquire a stunning, newly converted two bedroom flat in a great, very central location right in the heart of Lerwick's town centre with shops, cafés etc. close at hand and views over the small boat harbour and across to Bressay.

The property which is finished to a high modern standard, forms part of a three storey & attic detached building at the east end of Commercial Street. The generously proportioned accommodation comprises an open-plan living / dining area with stylish fitted kitchen complete with integral appliances, two double bedrooms and a shower room.

The property is ready to move into with all floor coverings already in place. The furniture is available separately.

Given its location the property would make a great Lerwick pied-a-terre, or rental property particularly for holiday use, and would be of particular interest to sailing enthusiasts.

General Information

The flat forms the lower ground floor of a three storey and attic stone-built, Grade 'B'-Listed, detached building situated in the Lerwick Conservation area. The lower ground, first and second floors of the building have recently been converted from office space into high quality residential accommodation, the project involving taking the property back to its original shell and also re-slating the roof. A self-contained sandwich shop occupies the ground floor of the building.


The property has its own self-contained access to the rear (sea) side of the building, a gated passageway leading to a front door which opening to an entrance lobby with inner door to the main open-plan living space with a large living / dining area and stylish fitted kitchen. Off the main space are two double bedrooms and a shower room. In detail the accommodation comprises:-

Entrance Lobby

(Approx. 1.95m x 1.35m) (6'6" x 4'5")

Living / Dining Room / Kitchen

('L'-shaped space approx. 7m x 5.6m at widest points) (23' x 18'4") Generously proportioned open-plan space laid with hardwearing wood effect 'Malmo' rigid waterproof vinyl flooring throughout, with a window to the living area looking out across the small boat harbour to Bressay, artificial lighting being provided by several banks of recessed ceiling spotlights and additional worktop lighting.

The stylish fitted kitchen has ample units in a 'cashmere' colour set off by solid wood block worktops and white 'brick' tile splashbacks, the units including an integral 'Bosch' oven & hob with concealed cooker over, plus a concealed integrated fridge / freezer & dishwasher. Ample power points are provided throughout and there is a TV point. Heating is provided by two of the latest Dimplex 'Quantum' electric storage / convector heaters. Built-in storage is provided by two cupboards and a shelved recess, one of the cupboards housing the mains pressure hot water tank.

Bedroom 1

(Approx. 3.65m x 2.85m + wardrobe) (12' x 9'4") Carpeted master bedroom with two windows enjoying the fantastic view over the harbour area and across to Bressay. A built-in triple wardrobe fitted out with hanging and shelf space spans the full width of one wall and there is a Dimplex 'Q-Rad' electric panel heater.

Bedroom 2

(Approx. 3.1m x 2.7m) (10'2" x 8'11") Second bedroom, again carpeted, with window to the side of the building and Dimplex 'Q-Rad' electric panel heater.

Shower Room

(Approx. 2.9m x 1.55m) (9'6" x 5'1") Accessed via a sliding pocket door from the hall the shower room comprises a 'brick' tiled shower enclosure with a glazed screen / door and shower supplied by the mains pressure water tank, plus a white WC and wash hand basin set in fitted units which provide lots of useful storage space for toiletries etc. and also conceals the cistern, both having a 'brick' tiled splashback, the wash hand basin having a mirror / light fitting over. The large built-in cupboard to the side of the shower has plumbing and power for a washing machine. Ladder style heated towel rail / radiator & 'Malmo' rigid vinyl flooring matching that in the hall.

Property Location

The building of which the property forms part, occupies a prominent corner position right in the heart of Lerwick's town centre at the intersection of Commercial Street and the bottom of Church Road, the building lying between Commercial Street to the south and the Esplanade to the north. Access is to the rear (sea) side of the building.

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