1 Longland, Upper Sound, Lerwick, ZE1 0SP

Offers Over £280,000
Key Details

Reception Rooms:





1 + WC

Energy Efficiency:

C (69)

Council Tax:

Band E


Offers Over £280,000




By arrangement.

Home Report:

Available for this property


Viewing highly recommended - please telephone the sellers direct on 07876 788 003, or contact our reception.


3 double bedrooms, living room, kitchen / living / dining room, bathroom & integral double garage.

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Set in an easily kept, low maintenance, fenced garden with tarred parking outside of the substantial integral double garage (with electric garage door), 1 Longland is a single storey detached house in 'walk-into' condition, which has been extensively upgraded in recent years including a very spacious re-modelled and re-fitted kitchen / living / dining room, and a new family bathroom with roll-top bath and separate walk-in shower. All the skirtings and facings have been replaced and new internal doors in an oak finish fitted.

Central heating is provided by the latest Dimplex 'Quantum' storage heaters with 'Futura' eco panel heaters in the bedrooms, a contemporary style solid-fuel stove in the living room providing a cosy additional heat source. The remaining accommodation comprises a west-facing living room and three double bedrooms.

Viewing highly recommended.



Entry to the property is via a ramped access which leads along the north side of the house to an entrance vestibule with tiled floor and glazed inner door to the carpeted hall. The kitchen is to the left, a glazed door ahead opens to the living room, whilst to the right the hall continues to the three bedrooms and the bathroom, two built-in cupboards providing space for coats and storage. At the end a door opens to the sizeable integral garage. Storage heater. A hatch with pull-down ladder provides easy access to floored storage space in the loft.

Kitchen / Dining / Living Room

(Approx. 8.45m x 2.95m (dining area) / 4.65m (kitchen area)) (27'10" x 9'8" / 15'3") This very spacious 'L'-shaped room was completely re-modelled and re-fitted about 18 months ago and now comprises a very sociable space including a super fitted kitchen with space in the centre for a table & chairs, plus a further living / dining area from where double doors open to the main living room. The room has plenty of natural light thanks to the dual aspect, all the windows having venetian blinds, and 'Quick Step' laminate flooring throughout. The kitchen units which have white doors to the floor units and sahara grey doors to the wall units, finished off by grey worktops and matching upstands, provide extensive cupboard and worktop space and include an inset 1½ bowl sink with mixer tap / hose fitting and waste disposal unit, two corner carousels, pull-out units either side of the dual-fuel 'Leisure Cuisine' range cooker which is included in the sale and has a glass splashback and stainless steel cooker hood over, an integral wine cooler plus a handy tall pull-out larder unit to the side of the fridge / freezer which is available by separate negotiation. Plumbing is in place for a dishwasher if required. The window to the living / dining area looks out over the open amenity ground in front of the house and beyond to the Ness of Sound & Bressay in the distance. Storage heater.

Living Room

(Approx. 4.8m x 4.5m) (15'10" x 14'10") Carpeted west-facing room also accessible from the hall, with solid-fuel cast iron stove set on a slate hearth providing an attractive focal point as well as a cosy alternative heat source although there is also a storage heater. LED recessed ceiling spotlighting & satellite TV connection.

Bedroom 1

(Approx. 3.5m x 3m + wardrobe) (11'6" x 9'10") Carpeted, west-facing double bedroom with built-in wardrobe & 'Futura' eco panel heater.

Bedroom 2

(Approx. 3.5m x 3m + wardrobe) (11'6" x 9'10") As bedroom 1.

Bedroom 3

(Approx. 4.2m x 3.1m) (13'9" x 10'2") Carpeted master bedroom facing north, again with 'Futura' eco panel heater.


(Approx. 3.45m x 2.6m) (11'4" x 8'6") Re-fitted and enlarged at the same time as the kitchen, the stunning family bathroom comprises a white three piece suite including a roll-top bath with mixer tap / hose fitting, plus a WC with touch-free flush and a wall-hung vanity wash hand basin with fitted drawer space below, mirror / light fitting over, and additional tall cabinets, again wall-hung, to either side. Separate walk-in, wet-wall lined shower with mains pressure 'monsoon' shower head. Electric underfloor heating below the tiled floor & storage heater.

Integral Garage

(Approx. 8.7m x 6.0m) (28'6" x 9'9") Huge integral garage with twin 'up & over' garage doors, one with electric remote control, windows to either side, and side door to the garden. An internal door with ramp access opens to the hall, and there is a utility area with fitted worktop with inset sink and plumbing and space for washing machine / tumble dryer / freezer etc. below (appliances not included). Storage space in the roof trusses, cold water tap outside. Off the garage is a handy additional toilet with WC & wash hand basin. 


The property sits in a low maintenance site which includes a large tarred parking area with space for four cars outside the garage, a fenced and chipped area to the north side of the house, and a further garden area with small lawn to the south. A hatch provides access to the underfloor area of the house for access to pipework etc. and general storage. This space also houses the 'Megaflo' hot water tank.

Council Tax

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 Performance

Energy Efficiency Rating: C (69)

Property Location

'Longland' is situated in the Upper Sound area of Lerwick being a loop road off Oversund Road which runs between Ackrigarth to the west and Sound Primary School to the east. No. 1 is situated at the west end of the street, on the corner of Longland & Oversund Road.

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