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• 2 / 3 bedrooms • 2 reception rooms & sun room • 2 bath / shower rooms • kitchen • utility / boiler room & garage
Rare opportunity to acquire a distinctive detached house tucked away in a small cul-de-sac between Lovers Lane and the south end of Commercial Street, a very convenient central location a short stroll through the historic Lodberries area and past fictional TV detective Jimmy Perez's house to the small boat harbour, Commercial Street and town centre amenities.
The accommodation is arranged over two floors with the main rooms being on the first floor allowing the two reception rooms including a lovely bright sittingroom with additional sun room off, and one of the bedrooms to benefit from the fine view over the harbour area across to Bressay.
The remaining accommodation comprises two double bedrooms, an office or single bedroom with large shelved store room off, plus a modern fitted kitchen, bathroom and separate shower room.
The manageable garden has off-street tarred parking for two or three cars to the front plus a large, quite secluded paved patio area to the rear.
Although some elements of the property would benefit from updating, this unusual property is particularly light and airy internally with a lot of character for a 'modern' (1970's) house
On the Ground Floor:-
The glazed front door opens to a large entrance hall with extensive built-in cupboard space for coats etc. along one wall, and a glazed inner door to the hall
Bright space thanks to borrowed light filtering in through the full-height glazed panels to the entrance hall, plus a tall window over stair to the first floor. A glass door to the left leads to an office or single bedroom which has a large shelved store room off. To the right is a utility / boiler room with shower room off, and the integral garage
Office / Bedroom 3
(Approx. 3.75m x 2.5m) (12'3" x 8'3") With window to the front of the house and door to a large store room (approx. 3.75m x 1.75m) (12'3" x 5'9") with fitted bookshelves around two walls
Utility / Boiler Room
(Approx. 3.15m x 2.35m at widest points)) (10'3" x 7'8") With fitted worktop with plumbing below for a washing machine (appliance included but no warranty given) and wall cupboard over, space for coats etc., and Worcerster 'Danesmoor' oil-central heating boiler which supplies central heating radiators throughout the house. Door to:-
(Approx. 2.4m x 1.25m at widest point)) (7'10" x 4') Wood-lined shower room with WC & wash hand basin plus tiled shower enclosure with electric shower
(Approx. 5.8m x 3.1m) (19' x 10'3") With 'up & over' garage door, power & lighting, and cold water supply
On the First Floor:-
The open tread solid wood stair from the ground floor leads up to the first floor landing, a particularly bright space thanks to the tall window to the stairs plus full width glazed panels to the dining room and glass doors to most other rooms including a door opening to the bank garden. Built-in cupboard plus hatch with pull-down ladder providing easy access to extensive floored storage space in the loft.
(Approx. 4.65m x 3.75m) (15'3" x 12'4") A glass door from the landing opens to the sittingroom, again a particularly bright space with two windows to the front of the house either side of a tiled fireplace surround (decorative only) enjoying views over the Sound to Bressay, plus a wide floor-to-ceiling window to the rear overlooking the rear patio area to the south. A second glass door from the sittingroom leads to a further sun room (approx. 2.55m x 1.75m) (8'4" x 5'10") with full-height windows to two walls looking out over the back garden, a great place to sit in the sun.
(Approx. 3.75m x 3.15m) (12'4" x 10'6") Large, second reception room, again with a glass door from the landing, with a wide window looking out across to Bressay.
(Approx. 2.7m x 2.65m) (8'11" x 8'8") Modern fitted kitchen with window looking out over the back garden, the fitted units incorporating a range of integral appliances including a double oven and ceramic hood with concealed cooker hood over plus a concealed integrated fridge. The freestanding dishwasher will be included in the sale although no warranty will be given. Inset sink & wall cabinet with plate rack. Tiled floor.
(Approx. 2.7m x 2.05m at widest points including cupboard) (8'11" x 6'9") With three-piece suite and built-in shelved airing cupboard housing the hot water tank.
(Approx. 4.3m x 2.7m) 14'2" x 8'11") Good-sized double bedroom to the rear of the house.
(Approx. 4.35m x 3.15m + wardrobes) (14'3" x 10'6") Another generously sized room this time enjoying a dual aspect including a window enjoying the view across to Bressay. Built-in wardrobe units along one wall.
To the front of the house lies a tarred driveway / parking area with space for two / three cars bordered by an established flowerbed to the roadside, with lawned areas to either side. Steps to either side of the house lead up to a paved path running along the rear of the house where there is a large south-east facing paved patio area with access from the landing, and a lawn bordered by established shrubbery.
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 Efficiency Rating: E (45)
Leog Lane is accessed from the south end of Commercial Street. Turning into Commercial Street at the bottom of Church Road, continue past the Queens Hotel, the boating club and the Stouts Court flats, and Leog Lane is next right immediately after a row of single storey terraced houses. No.3 is the second house in on the left. The shore line is a stone's throw away from the house at the bottom of Leog Lane.
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