Situated off a small cul-de-sac towards the eastern end of Breiwick Road, No.24 is a three bedroom semi-detached property set in a good-sized garden in a central location within walking distance of Commercial Street and also pleasant walks around the Knab.
Benefiting from central heating provided by the Lerwick District Heating system which supplies radiators throughout the house, the double glazed accommodation comprises a living room, kitchen and bathroom on the ground floor plus three double bedrooms upstairs.
There are garden areas to the front and rear, the large back garden including a shed.
The property would benefit from some updating which is reflected in the price but nonetheless offers three bedroom family accommodation in this convenient location.
Entry is to the side of the house, the door opening to a hallway with handy built-in cupboard space under the stairs, high level fitted meter cupboard and doors to the bathroom and living room, the bathroom comprising a white three piece suite with tiled shower area and electric shower over the bath.
The carpeted living room is a good-sized room with a double window looking out over the front garden, lighting being provided by a centre light and two matching wall lights. A door at the rear opens to the kitchen which has space for a small table & chairs and fitted units including an inset sink and space for a cooker, fridge & washing machine, any remaining appliances being included in the sale (along with a chest freezer in the shed) although no warranties will be given. Vinyl flooring. A small lobby off the kitchen provides access to the back garden.
The stair from the hall which is lit by windows to the half-landing and at the top, leads up to the first floor and three carpeted bedrooms. The main bedroom is situated to the front of the house and enjoys a southerly aspect, a large built-in wardrobe along one wall and a separate cupboard over the stairs providing plenty of clothes space. Bedrooms two and three are situated to the rear of the house, the larger double room, bedroom two, also having a built-in double wardrobe. Bedroom three is a single room.
A ceiling hatch on the landing with pull-down ladder provides easy access to the substantial floored loft which is of standing room height in the centre thus providing extensive storage space.
On the Ground Floor:-
Approx. 4.1m x 3.65m at widest points (13'5" x 11'11" at widest points)
Approx. 4m x 2.5m at widest points (13'1" x 8'2" at widest points)
Approx. 2.9m x 1.8m at widest points (9'6" x 5'10" at widest points)
On the First Floor:-
Approx. 4.33m x 3.05m at widest points plus wardro (14'2" x 10'0" at widest points plus wardro)
Approx. 3.55m x 2.8m at widest points (11'7" x 9'2" at widest points)
Approx. 3m x 2.55m (9'10" x 8'4")
The property sits in a good-sized site, the front lawn which is bordered by established planting being enclosed by a low wall and gate to the street, a path with further lawned area with rotary clothes dryer to the side leading to the entrance door, a garden shed and the back garden, a large outdoor space mainly laid to lawn with drying green and concreted area outside the back door. There is also an external cold water tap and an old concrete air raid shelter.
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:
The property is situated on a small cul-de-sac close to the junction of Breiwick Road and Knab Road. Approaching from Annsbrae Place turn up the hill into Knab Road at the small roundabout at the top of Church Road. Turn first right into Breiwick Road and No.24 is in the cul-de-sac on your right being the right hand house of the second pair of semi-detached houses on the left side of the cul-de-sac.
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.
We have availed ourselves of services provided by Harper Macleod of Lerwick, both in buying and selling residential property. Our needs on both these occasions were fully met and the service provided by them made our task in these circumstances, seemingly without effort.
Prior to this we had also received very helpful general advice pertaining to Shetland real estate from them. This was a tremendous benefit to us at the time.
If you are seeking cost effective, excellent real estate marketing and legal services, we would not hesitate in recommending Harper Macleod of Lerwick.