- 1 Reception Room
- 3 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- Council Tax Band: A
- Energy Efficiency: D (63)
Good-sized, three bedroom, semi-detached property set in a particularly leafy garden, ideally situated within walking distance of amenities in the picturesque village of Walls on Shetland’s sunny westside, approximately 24 miles from Lerwick.
The double glazed accommodation which is decorated in light neutral colours throughout, is in immediate ‘walk-into’ condition, and comprises a large living / dining room, modern fitted kitchen, single bedroom or office, and a shower room which was completely re-fitted in 2019, on the ground floor. Upstairs there are two double bedrooms which enjoy views to Vaila Sound. Electric heating with radiators downstairs and storage heaters upstairs.
Being within easy walking distance of the shop and school, the property will be of particular interest to young families, and would make an ideal first time buy.
Early viewing recommended.
New Road is conveniently situated close to amenities in the picturesque village of Walls which is clustered round the head of Vaila Sound on the south side of the West Mainland area of Shetland approximately 24 miles from Lerwick.
Walls benefits from a range of amenities all within walking distance of the house, including a primary school, shop & post office, health centre, small community swimming pool for private hire, village hall, pier & boating club. The village hosts an annual agricultural show and regatta, and a commuter bus service operates to Lerwick daily, with several additional services at other times of the day.
Further amenities are available at Bixter approximately seven miles back towards Lerwick, and also Airth (approximately 10 miles) where the West Mainland Junior High School and leisure centre are situated.
For further information on the West Mainland area can be found at https://www.shetland.org/visit/plan/areas/westside
The property has electric heating, a ‘Heatrae Sadia Electromax’ combined electric boiler / hot water storage cylinder supplying central heating radiators throughout the ground floor, the two upstairs bedrooms having electric storage heaters. All carpets and other fixed floor coverings, the curtains & blinds, and light fittings are included in the sale, along with the washing machine. The bedroom furniture is available by separate negotiation along with the free-standing fridge and freezer.
Entry is to the side of the house, the door opening to a vestibule with doors to the kitchen and hall, and a storage heater, the wood laminate flooring in the lobby continuing throughout the whole of the ground floor (except bathroom). The good-sized, modern kitchen which has a window to the front of the house, has fitted units in a stylish grey colour set off by black speckled worktops and white tiled splash backs, the units providing plenty of cupboard and worktop space and including an integral double oven and hob with cooker hood over, plus plumbing for a washing machine and an inset sink. A built-in cupboard houses the electric central heating boiler / water tank.
Moving on into the hall, the bathroom is to the right, a glazed door opens to the living room to the left, whilst at the end is a bedroom or office and the stair to the first floor which has some storage space under.
The living room is generously proportioned with plenty of space for living and dining areas, and plenty of natural light thanks to the wide triple window which overlooks the front garden. A shelved recess provides space for books, display, etc., with fitted cupboard space below. The single bedroom at the end of the hall has a built-in shelved cupboard, and a west-facing window looking out over the back garden. It provides an ideal office space if not used as a bedroom.
Finally the bathroom was completely re-fitted in 2019 and now comprises a modern white suite, the bath having a shower with ‘rainfall’ shower head and separate hand held fitting over, the WC and wash hand basin being set in a fitted unit which conceals the cistern and provides handy storage space for toiletries etc. Ladder style heated towel rail & laminate flooring.
The carpeted stair which is lit by a large window to the half-landing, leads up to two carpeted, double bedrooms on the first floor, both having east-facing dormer windows enjoying the view to the voe, a storage heater and a built-in eaves store cupboard.
Rooms Sizes (All approximate)
On the Ground Floor:-
Living / Dining Room
5.1m x 3.4m (16’10” x 11’2”)
3.4m x 3.2m at widest points (11’2” x 10’6”)
3.15m x 2.8m at widest points including cupboard (10’5” x 9’3”)
1.9m x 1.75m (6’2” x 5’9”)
On the First Floor:-
Bedroom 2 (Left)
3.3m x 3.65m at widest points into bay (12’ x 10’9”)
Bedroom 3 (Right)
3.95m x 3.65m at widest points into bay (13’ x 12’)
The property benefits from fenced garden areas to the front and rear which are mainly laid to lawn, mature trees along the roadside and at the rear provide privacy. A handy external store (approximately 1.85m x 1.25m (6’ x 4’)) provides useful storage space for garden tools etc., and the back garden includes a drying green.
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 Shetland Island Council’s website at:
To reach the property drive into the village and continue past the shop on the left, and the war memorial, the Sandness junction and school on the right. Take the second turning on the left immediately after the head of the voe, into New Road (signposted Pier Road & Toilets). No. 10 is the second last house on the right opposite the church.
Important Information for Prospective Purchasers
This schedule is intended only to help you decide whether to view the property. We always recommend you view the property personally.
The information is believed to be correct, but it is not warranted and is not to form part of any contract of sale. All dates, distances, areas and room sizes noted are approximate and for use as a general guide only. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the working condition or otherwise of any equipment such as central heating or kitchen appliances.
This schedule should not be taken as a comment on the condition of the property. This is a matter for your surveyor and we recommend that once you have found a property you are interested in, you obtain a survey report. We can provide details of surveyors if required.
Interested parties are advised to note their interest through their solicitor as soon as possible so that they can be informed if a closing date is fixed. Noting interest does not place any obligation on the seller to set a closing date or to give any noted interests the opportunity to offer. Whilst every effort will be made to advise noted interests of any closing date set, this cannot be guaranteed.
No responsibility will be accepted for expenses incurred by parties who have noted interest but do not get an opportunity to offer, or for any expenses incurred traveling to properties which have been sold or withdrawn.
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