2 Vatna Gaet, Skellister, South Nesting, ZE2 9PP

Under offer
Key Details

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Energy Efficiency:


Council Tax:

Band D


Under offer


Living room, kitchen / dining room, two bedrooms, bathroom, hall & vestibule. Garage.


Attractive, two bedroom, single storey, semi-detached property forming part of a small low density development of six houses conveniently situated within a mile of the local shop and school at South Nesting, within easy reach of Lerwick (approximately 14 miles) and Brae / Sullom Voe.

Completed in 2014, this NHBC registered property offers highly insulated, 'walk-into' accommodation benefitting from oil-fired under-floor central heating and comprising a bright, south-facing living room, large 23' kitchen / dining room with integral appliances, two bedrooms and a tiled bathroom with over-bath / shower.

New floor coverings have recently been laid throughout much of the house.

Externally there is tarred parking for several cars, a large lock-block paved area in front of the house and a detached shed, plus a good-sized grassed garden area to the rear. The large garage has an electric garage door.

General Information

'2 Vatna Gaet' forms part of a small, recently completed low density development of six timber clad houses at Skellister in the South Nesting area of Shetland, approximately 14 miles north of Lerwick. The location puts both Lerwick and also Brae / Sullom Voe to the north, within easy commuting distance, the location also being convenient for access to the area's primary school and the local shop & post office which also sells fuel, both of which are situated within a mile of the house. There is also a village hall in the area.

No. 2 was completed in 2014, and like the other houses is of highly insulated 'Scandinavian' style timber frame / timber clad construction with a concrete tiled roof.

Windows and doors are double-glazed and under-floor central heating is provided by an oil-fired 'Worcester Greenstar Danesmoor' boiler situated in the garage. The house also has a heat recovery / ventilation system.

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



Entry to the property is via a double-glazed 'NorDan' front door which opens to a vestibule with space for coats etc. and a glazed inner door to the hall, the same tiled flooring which has matching tile skirtings, being laid throughout the vestibule & hall.


With white factory finished internal doors, those to the kitchen and living room being glazed, and three built-in cupboards, one housing the meters and heating controls etc., the second providing shelved storage space, and a third housing the 'Albion Ultrasteel' hot water tank. A hatch with pull-down ladder provides easy access to the loft space.

Living Room

(Approx. 4.3m x 3.5m) (14' x 11'6") Lovely bright room thanks to its south-facing aspect, the large double window having two Velux roof lights over, all the windows having integral blinds. New wood effect ceramic flooring has just been laid, again with matching skirtings, and lighting is provided by a centre light and two wall lights. Telephone point & satellite TV connection.

Kitchen / Dining Room

(Approx. 6.95m x 2.85m) (22'9" x 9'6") Another bright room with two windows to the dining area, and a third to the kitchen, again all with blinds. There is plenty of space for a table & chairs as well as a large breakfast bar which forms part of the gloss white doored fitted units, the units including an integral oven and hob with glass splashback and concealed cooker hood over, plus a concealed fridge / freezer, dishwasher & washing machine. Inset sink & wine rack. Lighting is provided by two ceiling mounted spotlight fittings and vinyl flooring is laid throughout. Telephone point & satellite TV connection.


(Approx. 2.25m x 2.1m at widest points) (7'6" x 7') Fully tiled bathroom, including the floor, comprising a white suite with large shower / bath with shower and glazed shower screen over, plus a WC & wash hand basin, the wash hand basin having a large mirror & light over.

Bedroom 1

(Approx. 3.05m x 2.9m at widest points) (10' x 9'6") Carpeted single bedroom to the front of the house with window blind.

Bedroom 2

(Approx. 3.7m x 3.45m at widest points) (12'1" x 11'5") Carpeted double bedroom to the rear of the house, with shelved wardrobe recess, window blind, telephone point & satellite TV connection.


The property sits in a good-sized plot which includes a tarred parking area with space for two or three cars in front of the garage, plus a large lock-block paved area immediately in front of the house which is enclosed by a sturdy wooden fence. Next to this is a shed measuring approximately 4 x 3m which was built to match the house and has a covered seating area outside the door and two double-glazed windows. To the side a gate opens to the large garden area which extends around the east and south sides of the house and is mainly grassed. It is enclosed by a stone dyke to the rear and by a fence elsewhere, and has a paved path leading to a rotary clothes dryer.

The attached, lined and insulated garage measures approximately 6.55m x 3.4m (21'6" x 11'3") and has an 'up & over' garage door with electric remote control, power & lighting and a cold water tap.

Council Tax

Understood to currently be Band D. 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: B(85)

Property Location

To reach the property take the South Nesting road (B90175) from the main road north. Drive to the local shop and turn right to Benston and the South Nesting school. The 'Vatna Gaet' houses are on the left hand side of the road about a mile from the shop, No.2 being the first house of the pair of semi-detached houses on the right.

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Selling my house whilst living in Edinburgh was a daunting prospect but I should not have worried. The communications between both parties was easy and the sale of my property went through without any hitches.

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