Key details

10 Sycamore Avenue, Scalloway, ZE1 0UX
3 bedrooms • living room • kitchen / diner • bathroom • substantial shed / workshop
Under offer
By arrangement.
Closing date
12:00pm Friday 15th July

  • receptions 1 Reception Room
  • bedrooms 3 Bedrooms
  • bathrooms 1 Bathroom
  • Council Tax Band: B
  • Energy Efficiency: D (66)


Attractive, three bedroom, semi-detached property conveniently situated a short stroll from the harbour area and other amenities including the school, swimming pool & doctor’s surgery, as well as local shopping on Main Street. Lerwick approximately 5 miles. Included with the property is a substantial 19’ x 11’ insulated shed / workshop.

Set in a well-kept and well-established, secluded garden in a small cul-de-sac on the edge of the village (the property enjoys an open aspect to the rear), the property provides well-presented, ‘walk-into’, double glazed accommodation decorated in a fresh, contemporary style throughout, with central heating provided by an oil-boiler supplemented by a cosy wood-burning stove in the south-facing, bay windowed living room. The bright fitted kitchen / diner has space for a table & chairs and includes an integral oven, hob & dishwasher. The modern bathroom has a bath with electric shower over. Plenty of built-in storage is provided.

Ideal property for a couple / young family, or for letting out.

Early viewing recommended.

General Information

Sycamore Avenue is situated in the village of Scalloway, Shetland’s historic capital, which lies on the west coast of Shetland approximately 5 miles from Lerwick.

Although quietly situated on the edge of the village, the house is only a short stroll from Main Street and the harbour area, putting it conveniently within easy walking distance of a range of amenities including the school, swimming pool & doctor’s surgery, as well as local shopping including a couple of general stores and a chemist / post office, cafes and a bar, a garage and youth centre, plus a boating club at Port Arthur, the location of the Shetland campus of the University of the Highlands and Islands, and marina and vets surgery at East Voe. The village also has its own museum and historic castle.

The property is fully double glazed and central heating and hot water are provided by a ‘Worcester Heatslave’ oil-fired combi boiler housed in a cupboard under the stairs.

The sale will include all carpets and other fixed floor coverings, curtains & blinds, and light fittings.


Entry is to the side of the house, the double glazed door opening to a lobby with large built-in cupboard to the side providing plenty space for coats, boots, etc., and a half-glazed inner door to the hall, a welcoming space laid with wood laminate flooring and being attractively finished with painted tongue and groove paneling below a dado rail which continues up the stairwell to the first floor.

On the right is the bathroom which comprises a modern white WC and vanity wash hand basin set in a fitted cupboard unit which provides handy storage space and also conceals the cistern, the wash hand basins having a mirror over. The bath has a wet-wall lined shower area over with electric shower and glazed screen / door over. Vinyl flooring. Opposite the bathroom a ‘secret’ door conceals additional storage space in another built-in cupboard.

The living room is a lovely, good-sized room, its wide south-facing bay window enjoying a southerly aspect and looking out over the front garden. A wood-burning stove creates an attractive focal point as well as a cosy additional heat source, although there is also a central heating radiator, the shelved recess to one side providing space for books, display etc. Exposed stained wooden floorboards add character and lighting is provided by a feature centre fitting.

Next to the living room is the kitchen / diner, again an attractive space, this room having a window to the rear of the house behind the inset 1½ bowl sink which looks out over the back garden area to the open farmland beyond. This bright room has plenty of space for a table & chairs and modern units in a white finish set off by dark woodblock effect worktops and stylish white retro style ‘brick’ tiled splash backs, the units including an integral electric oven, gas hob with cooker hood over, plus a concealed integrated dishwasher. There is also space for a fridge / freezer and plumbing for a washing machine, these appliances being available by separate negotiation. Two corner carousels make maximum use of the available space. Lighting is provided by a centre spotlight fitting supplemented by additional worktop lights and high level lighting above the wall units. Tile effect laminate flooring.

Finally on the ground floor, there is a south-facing, carpeted single bedroom with recess fitted out with display shelving, the room being perfect for office use if use as a third bedroom is not required.

A large window to the half-landing lights the carpeted stair to the first floor where further storage is provided by a walk-in cupboard on the landing. Off the landing are two bright double bedrooms both with laminate flooring, the room to the right having a window facing north enjoying the open aspect, and a fitted display shelf to one wall. The other bedroom has a window to the east gable wall which enjoys a fine open view over the surrounding area and Scalloway generally to the Hill of Easterhoull on the other side of East Voe in the distance. Built-in cupboard with recess to one side.

Rooms Sizes (All approximate)

On the Ground Floor:-

Living Room

4.6m x 4.05m at widest points (15’2” x 13’3”)

Kitchen / Diner

3.5m x 3m (11’6” x 9’11”)

Bedroom 1

2.8m x 2.25m + recess (9’2” x 7’6”)


1.8m x 1.75m (5’10” x 5’9”)

On the First Floor:-

Bedroom 2

3.6m x 3.2m extending to 4.05m at longest point into bay (11’9” x 10’6” / 13’3”)

Bedroom 3

3.55m x 2.85m + cupboard / recess (11’8” x 9’3”)


The property sits in a delightful, particularly secluded garden, a driveway providing off-street parking for two or three cars. The neatly kept front garden to the side of the drive comprises a sheltered south-facing timber deck immediately outside the house, plus a mature lawn bordered by a raised bed along the driveway and established shrubs and planting, a tall hedge screening the garden from the adjoining property. A path continues down the side of the house to the entrance and beyond to the back garden mainly laid with paving and stone chips and bordered by a stone dyke. The substantial insulated shed / workshop which has power & lighting, measures approximately 5.9m x 3.3m (19’4” x 10’10”) and has fitted cupboard units and shelving. External cold water tap. A gate at the back of the garden provides access to the open countryside beyond.

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 Shetland Island Council’s website at:

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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.

Harper Macleod were a dream to work with when marketing our home. Robert Bell was professional, timely and organised when it came to all aspects of the marketing and correspondence. He took beautiful photographs for marketing and we felt he really understood our proprieties best features and exemplified this. We would not hesitate to use Harper Macleod again in the future and cannot thank them enough for making the selling process so easy
Mr & Mrs Sjoberg
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