Key details

2 Roebrek, Brae, ZE2 9QY
5 bedrooms • living room • kitchen / dining room • 2 shower rooms (one en-suite) & separate WC • utility room • garage
Under offer
By arrangement.

  • receptions 1 Reception Room
  • bedrooms 5 Bedrooms
  • bathrooms 2 Bathrooms + WC
  • Council Tax Band: C
  • Energy Efficiency: E (50)


Five bedroom single storey detached house at the south end of Brae approximately 23 miles from Lerwick, in an area benefiting from a wide range of amenities including the High School, leisure centre / swimming pool, health centre & Co-op supermarket. The property, which sits in a good-sized fenced garden and includes a single garage, enjoys a westerly aspect.

In addition to the five bedrooms the accommodation also includes a spacious 18’ x 13’ dual aspect living room, 23’ long kitchen / dining room with modern fitted units and integral appliances, two shower rooms (one en-suite), a separate WC and utility room. Heating is provided by electric storage / panel heaters.

The property would benefit from some mainly cosmetic updating which is reflected in the price, nonetheless it provides a very spacious family home with the convenience of amenities nearby, and accommodation all on the one level.

General Information

Roebrek is an estate of 14 similar detached houses on the south side of Brae, the main population centre for the North Mainland area of Shetland, and the location of the area’s amenities which include the High School which provides nursery, primary & secondary schooling to year 6, the leisure centre / swimming pool, Co-op supermarket, health centre, several local shops, a hotel, bar and fish & chip shop, and garage. The property sits on the edge of the estate by the roadside and enjoys a westerly aspect.


Entry to the property is via the double glazed front door which opens to a mainly wood-lined porch with toilet with WC & corner wash hand basin with fitted cupboard space below to the right, and glazed double doors ahead leading to the hall, both the porch and hall having the same laminate flooring.

The hall has doors to all rooms, recessed ceiling spotlighting and a hatch with pull-down ladder which provides easy access to storage space in the loft. On the left is the living room, a generously proportioned, bright room with windows to the west and north, the west-facing room enjoying a view over to the head of the voe on the other side of the road. The flame effect electric fire and surround will stay although there is also a storage heater, lighting is provided by two centre light fittings.

An archway from the living room extends into the adjoining kitchen / dining room, both rooms having the same wood laminate flooring. Like the living room the kitchen is a very spacious room with plenty of space for a table & chairs, and again the room enjoys a dual aspect this time with windows to the north and east. Modern fitted units in a cream finish set off by black speckled worktops and striking red splash backs provide extensive cupboard and worktop space, the units by the window including breakfast bar, inset sink, concealed integrated dishwasher, glazed display cabinet plus an induction hob with stainless steel cooker hood over, whilst the run of units to the opposite wall incorporate an integral oven, microwave & hot drawer plus a large concealed larder fridge and freezer to either side. Lighting is providing by a spotlight fitting in the kitchen and a feature light over the dining area.

A door from the kitchen leads back to hall and the bedroom accommodation comprising along the rear of the house, an east-facing carpeted single bedroom or office, shower room with large walk-in shower, white WC & wash hand basin and fitted cupboard units, a double bedroom, again east-facing, and at the end, a large utility room with fitted units, space for a tumble dryer and plumbing for a washing machine (appliances not included), a built-in cupboard and recess providing additional storage space. Clothes pulley.

On the front (west) side of the house is bedroom 3, the main double bedroom which looks out over the front garden and has an en-suite shower room with walk-in shower with additional body jets, WC & wash hand basin, then bedrooms 4 & 5, both similarly sized double rooms.

Room sizes

Living Room

Approx. 5.65m x 4m (18'6" x 13'1")

Kitchen / Dining Room

Approx. 6.9m x 3m (22'7" x 9'10")

Bedroom 1 / Office

Approx. 3m x 2.45m (9'10" x 8'0")

Shower Room

Approx. 3m x 1.7m (9'10" x 5'6")

Bedroom 2

Approx. 3m x 2.95m (9'10" x 9'8")

Utility Room

Approx. 3.6m x 2.5m (11'9" x 8'2")

Main Bedroom 3

Approx. 4.1m x 4m (13'5" x 13'1")

En-suite Shower Room

Approx. 2.95m x 1.45m (9'8" x 4'9")

Bedroom 4

Approx. 4m x 3m (13'1" x 9'10")

Bedroom 5

Approx. 4m x 2.9m (13'1" x 9'6")


Approx. 1.8m x 0.85m (5'10" x 2'9")


The property sits in a good-sized site which is enclosed by a wooden fence, the main garden area lying on the west side of the house and comprising a lawn with rotary clothes dryer. The single garage next to the house goes with the property; communal parking is available outside the house.

Council Tax

Understood to currently be Band C. 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:

Property location

Roebrek lies to the south side of Brae, being the first group of houses on the right on entering the village. No.2 is the first house in on the right.


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.

Personally I was absolutely delighted with how it was handled from start to finish. Also, As a couple, Beth and myself were hugely impressed with the professionalism, attention to detail and speed your team delivered to us selling both property and buying another.
David Simpson
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