3 Hardbrakes Place, Dunrossness, ZE2 9GB

Under offer
Key Details

Reception Rooms:






Energy Efficiency:

D (63)

Council Tax:

Band A


Under offer


3 bedrooms • living room with dining area off • kitchen • bathroom • garage


Good-sized, three bedroom, single story detached house with a garage, conveniently situated about ½ mile from the local shop & primary school at Dunrossness, approximately 21 miles south of Lerwick.

Situated on the edge of the Hardbrakes houses, the property benefits from open views over farmland to the rear, and a westerly aspect to the front.

The double glazed accommodation which has electric storage / panel heating, comprises a living room leading through to a separate dining area, a modern fitted kitchen, bathroom and three bedrooms, two with built-in wardrobes. Externally there is an easily maintained fenced garden, driveway and garage.

The property which is presented in 'walk-into' condition would make an ideal first time buy or would equally suit anyone looking to downsize to more manageable accommodation particularly on the one level.

General Information

Hardbrakes Place is situated about ½ west of the main Lerwick - Sumburgh Road at Dunrossness in the South Mainland of Shetland approximately 21 miles south of Lerwick.

Local amenities in the area are easily accessible being situated on the main Lerwick – Sumburgh road where there is a mini-supermarket with post office & fuel pumps, and a small timber merchants/ DIY store. Just across the main road is the area's primary school, secondary pupils going to Sandwick or Lerwick to the north, school transport being available, while the doctor's surgery for the South Mainland area is at Levenwick. Regular Lerwick - Sumburgh bus services run along the main road.

Further information about the South Mainland area can be found at:- South Mainland | Shetland.org


Entry to the property is via a double glazed front door which opens to a carpeted vestibule with coat hooks and glazed inner door to the hall, also carpeted. A built-in shelved airing cupboard houses the hot water tank which has a dual immersion, two ceiling spotlight fittings provide lighting, and heating is provided by a storage heater. A hatch with pull-down ladder provides easy access to storage space in the partially floored loft, the loft having been fitted with 'Loftzone' loft decking system which allows for storage over the insulation without the insulation efficiency being compromised. The living room is to the left, ahead is the kitchen, the bedrooms and the bathroom are to the right.

The good sized living room is a particularly bright thanks to the substantial triple window to the front of the house which spans almost the full length of the front wall flooding the room with light. The floor is carpeted and the feature centre light fitting is included in the sale. A wide archway at the rear leads through to the separate dining area, also carpeted, which has a window enjoying the open outlook to the east, a matching feature light fitting, and further door through to the kitchen. Both the living & dining areas have a storage heater.

The modern fitted kitchen which also faces east, has ample fitted cupboard space plus additional storage being provided by a built-in shelved cupboard, the fitted units including an inset sink, a freestanding cooker with cooker hood over, and plumbing for a washing machine (appliance included). Vinyl flooring, storage heater and door to a small rear lobby leading to the back garden.

The bathroom has been re-fitted by the current owners and comprises a white suite, the bath having a 'waterfall' mixer tap and wet-wall lined shower area with the electric shower over, the wash hand basin being set in a fitted unit which provides handy storage space. Wood effect vinyl flooring & storage heater.

Down the hall are the three carpeted bedrooms. Bedroom 1 is a good-sized double which enjoys the fine open view to the east and has a large built-in wardrobe with shelving & hanging rail. Bedroom 2, the largest room which also has built-in wardrobe, enjoys a westerly outlook and has a chandelier style light fitting. Finally bedroom 3 is a small double facing west.

Room Sizes

Living Room

Approx. 4.6m x 4.4m (15'1" x 14'6")

Dining Area

Approx. 3m x 2.75m (9'10" x 9')


Approx. 4.05m x 2.75m at widest points (13'4" x 9')


Approx. 2.4m x 1.7m (7'10" x 5'6")

Bedroom 1

Approx. 3.4m x 3.05m (11'2" x 10')

Bedroom 2

Approx. 4.4m x 3.3m (14'6" x 10'10")

Bedroom 3

Approx. 3.3m x 2.4m (10'10" x 7'10")


The property sits in a fenced garden, the front garden comprising lawns either side of the path to the front door, and a driveway with space for a couple of cars in front of a single garage with 'up & over' garage door. A gate gives access to a further lawn to the rear, again fenced, this part of the garden also being accessible via the lobby from the kitchen.

Council Tax

Understood to currently be Band A. 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: D (63)

Property Location

To reach the house turn west to Quendale from the main Lerwick - Sumburgh Road by Mainland's store at Dunrossness. Follow the road passing the Baptist Church (red roof & tower) on the left; the Hardbrakes houses are a short distance further on on the left, about ½ mile from the main road junction. No. 3 is the third house in on the left. The access road through the estate is not adopted.

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