4 double bedrooms, sittingroom, kitchen / dining room, family bathroom & en-suite, utility room, integral garage.
Superb, beautifully presented four bedroom detached family home set in an attractively landscaped, well-established 1/3 acre garden in a well-designed modern development in a popular rural location just six miles outside of Lerwick.
This exclusive development comprises just thirteen houses grouped around a large communal park which provides a great place for families as it lies on a no-through road with the central park being a great play area for children.
The well-designed accommodation in the house is ideally suited to family living or would equally suit a couple looking for plenty of living space. Underfloor central heating is provided by an eco-friendly air-source heat pump.
In addition to the four bedrooms, including an en-suite master, there is a generously proportioned west-facing sittingroom, very contemporary kitchen / dining room with integral appliances and patio doors to a timber deck, and a great family bathroom with bath and separate shower. The handy, good-sized utility room has a substantial built-in cupboard providing plenty of storage space. The lined integral garage has an electric roller shutter door.
The Greenwell development is a very low density private housing development at Tingwall, an attractive, conveniently situated rural area within easy commuting distance of Lerwick just six miles away. As well as being within easy reach of the town, the location means the property is also well-placed for commuting to Brae / Sullom Voe.
The local primary school (with nursery provision; secondary pupils go to Lerwick, school transport being provided) is situated just along the road at Strand, about ½ mile from the house, where there is also a playpark and community hall all by the loch, whilst nearby is the 18 hole golf course at Dale, although Lerwick and all its amenities are easily accessible.
The well-planned development by E & H Building Contractors, a local firm specialising in low-energy 'Scandinavian' style houses, comprises a mix of thirteen similar single storey detached houses, all of the same timber frame / timber clad construction below a pitched concrete tiled roof, and all attractively laid out around a large shared communal park for which each property pays a small maintenance fee.
Finished to a high standard the house benefits from underfloor central heating throughout provided by an environmentally friendly air-source heat pump which also supplies the hot water tank housed in a cupboard off the vestibule. Engineered wood laminate or tiled flooring is laid throughout, internal doors are an oak finish, and there is a satellite dish with connections to the sittingroom, kitchen and all four bedrooms.
The sale will include all fixed floor coverings and window blinds.
Entry is via a good-sized vestibule with a tiled floor and handy built-in cupboard providing space for coats, boots etc. and also housing the central heating equipment & hot water tank. Glazed double doors open to the hall.
The spacious feel of the house is enhanced by the wider than hall which has engineered wood laminate flooring throughout and extends from the integral garage at one end, to the bathroom at the other. Opposite the door from the vestibule is the utility room while half-way down glazed doors open to the sittingroom to the left and the kitchen / dining room to the right. Beyond that are the four double bedrooms and the family bathroom. A hatch will pull-down ladder provides easy access to the substantial loft space.
(Approx. 5m x 5m) (16'4" x 16'4") The laminate flooring in the hall extends into the sittingroom, a generously proportioned room accessed via glazed double doors, with lots of natural light thanks to a large west-facing triple window which enjoys an open aspect. Feature wallpaper to one wall is a striking feature.
Kitchen / Dining Room
(Approx. 6m x 3m) (19'8" x 10') A very spacious kitchen with fitted kitchen area to the right, and dining area to the left lit by a very contemporary light fitting over the table, with patio doors to a deck to the front of the house. The kitchen is fitted with units in a gloss white finish finished off by dark grey wood effect worktops, the units including an inset sink, corner carousels and a range of 'Neff' integral appliances including an induction hob with stainless steel & glass cooker hood over and stylish 'brick' tiled splashback behind, a double oven, concealed fridge / freezer and dishwasher. Tiled floor.
(Approx. 4m x 3.6m) (13'2" x 11'10") Generous master bedroom also enjoying a westerly aspect, with sliding mirror doors concealing a built-in double wardrobe with shelf & hanging rail, and again laminate flooring matching that in the hall. Again, feature wallpapering is used to good effect. Door to:-
En-suite Shower Room
(Approx. 2.1m x 1.2m) (6'10" x 4') Tiled en-suite, including the floor, comprising an extra wide shower enclosure with glazed screen / door plus a white WC & wash hand basin set in fitted unit providing handy cupboard space. Circular mirror / light fitting over the sink and ladder style towel rail.
Bedroom 2 or office
(Approx. 3.5m x 2.7m) (11'6" x 8'10") Double room currently used as an office, again facing west and having a built-in double wardrobe with sliding mirror doors, shelf & hanging rail. Feature 'brick' wallpaper to end wall and engineered wood laminate flooring.
(Approx. 2.5m x 2.3m) (8'3" x 7'7") Great family bathroom attractively finished with dark blue speckled tiles to the lower half of the walls and to the separate shower which has a glazed screen / door, and matching light grey speckled tiles to the floor. Also white suite comprising bath and wash hand basin with 'waterfall' mixer taps, plus WC, the wash hand basin being set in a fitted unit which again provides useful storage space and has a circular mirror / light fitting over. Ladder towel rail.
The remaining two bedrooms both face east and look out over the central park area. Each as a built-in double wardrobe with shelf & hanging rail, and engineered wood laminate flooring.
(Approx. 3.4m x 3m) (11'2" x 9'10")
(Approx. 3.05m x 3m) (10'0" x 9'10")
The remaining accommodation comprises the utility room and garage:-
(Approx. 3m x 1.9m + cupboard) (9'10" x 6'3") With the same modern units as the kitchen, with sink and space below for a washing machine, tumble dryer, freezer, etc. (appliances not included). Sliding doors conceal a massive built-in shelved providing extensive easily accessible storage space. Tiled floor and door to the back garden.
(Approx. 6.7m 4.2m) (22' x 13'9") Large lined and insulated garage with roller shutter door with electric remote control, double glazed rear window, ample power points & lighting.
The property sits in a now well-established site estimated to extend to around 1/3 acre or thereby, the site being attractively laid out and landscaped to the front and rear, the front garden area comprising tarred parking for three or four cars in front of the house & garage with an external power point outside the garage, and a paved area outside the front door. To the right lies a mature lawn and timber decked patio area outside the double doors from the kitchen.
Gates at either end of the house lead to the garden areas to the side and the rear; on the left is a gravel drying green generally enclosed by a wooden picket fence, the planters being included in the sale along with the wooden garden shed (approx. 12' x 10') built to match the house. To the north is a further large graveled area with a number of planters all included in the sale.
The back garden area which faces west, again has a large gravel seating area immediately outside of the house, again with several planters all include, and beyond that a large lawn to the side with mature planting along the perimeter. Further landscaped area behind the garage with a pergola leading to a small lawn.
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: C (75)
To reach the house turn north off the main north road at Veensgarth to Gott Farm, Strand & Laxfirth. Drive past the school and continue to the far end of Strand Loch, turning right at the bus shelter to Califf & Breiwick. 'Greenwell' is on the right hand side of the road a short distance from the junction, just past a row of three detached houses. Turn right into Greenwell and right again; No. 11 is the third house in.
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