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Living / dining room, kitchen, 2 double bedrooms, single bedroom, bathroom & separate toilet, utility room, landing / study area, hall & vestibule, integral garage.
Immaculately presented, three bedroom, semi-detached property set in a small cul-de-sac within walking distance of the school, swimming pool and shop, and also within easy commuting distance of Lerwick (approx. 13 miles) by car or by bus and similarly (13 miles approx.) to Sumburgh Airport to the south.
The property is in 'move-into' condition and benefits from 'NorDan' double glazed windows and central heating supplied by an electric boiler, the property comprises a 24' x 12' dual-aspect living / dining room, attractively fitted kitchen with integral appliances, a utility room and toilet on the ground floor, plus two double bedrooms, a single bedroom and bathroom with bath and separate shower on the first floor. There is a handy study area on the landing and lots of built-in storage.
There are established, fenced-in garden areas to the front and rear including a hot tub within a small enclosure, and a tarred driveway / parking area in front of an integral garage with electric garage door.
The property is set in a small cul-de-sac in the centre of the village of Sandwick, a popular location in the South Mainland area of Shetland approximately 13 miles south of Lerwick and 13 miles north of the airport at Sumburgh.
The village boasts a wide range of amenities most of which are within reasonable walking distance of the house, these including the Junior High School, swimming pool, shop & post office, plus a youth & community centre and social club. There is also a visitor’s centre / tea room at Hoswick, and Sandsayre Pier at Leebitton is the departure point for boat trips to the island of Mousa.
Built in 2008 of ‘Scandinavian’ style timber frame / timber clad construction with a concrete tiled roof, the house has ‘NorDan’ double glazed windows to the downstairs rooms and Velux windows, all with integral blinds, to the upstairs bedrooms. Central heating is provided by a space saving ‘Heatrae Sadia Amptec’ electric boiler in a cupboard off the vestibule which also houses the ‘Megaflo’ water tank.
The property is immaculately decorated throughout in light neutral colours which enhances the light & airy feel of the house.
All carpets and other fixed floor coverings, curtains & blinds, and light fittings are included in the sale.
Some items of furniture may be available by separate negotiation and will be pointed out at viewing.
On the Ground Floor:-
(Approx. 2.3m x 1.15m) (7’6” x 3’10”) Entry to the property is via a double glazed front door with triple point locking which opens to a vestibule with sliding doors to a large built-in cupboard with space for coats etc., and also housing the heating controls, ‘Megaflo’ water tank & electric meters. Wood laminate flooring, radiator & glazed inner door to the hall.
(Approx. 3.3m x 1.15m extending to 1.85m at widest point) (10’8” x 3’9” / 6’) Carpeted hall with another large cupboard and additional storage space under the stairs, telephone point & radiator. From here doors open to the living / dining room, kitchen and a toilet / cloakroom.
Toilet / Cloakroom
(Approx. 2.15m x 1m) (7’ x 3’4”) With white W.C. & wash hand basin, vinyl flooring & radiator.
Living / Dining Room
(Overall approx. 7.2m x 3.65m) (23’8” x 12’) Spacious, dual-aspect room with south-facing living area to the front of the house and dining area to the rear where a further door leads to the adjoining kitchen. There is a fitted carpet, vertical blinds at both windows, two centre light fittings, satellite T.V. & telephone points, and a radiator.
(Approx. 4.4m x 2.8m) (14’6” x 9’2”) Stylish galley kitchen accessed via glazed doors from the hall, living / dining room & utility room, attractively fitted with quality ‘Shaker’ style units featuring ‘soft-close’ doors & drawers in an easy clean gloss finish with walnut woodblock effect worktops and wrap-around side panels.
There is an inset 1½ bowl sink and a full range of integral appliances including a touch control ceramic hob with stainless steel & glass cooker hood over, stainless steel finish oven and separate microwave, plus a concealed fridge and dishwasher. The wood laminate flooring continues into the adjoining utility room and there is a window blind & radiator. The ionizer will be included in the sale.
(Approx. 3.05m x 1.8m) (10’x 6”) Fitted utility room with units matching those in the kitchen, including a large worktop with another inset sink, plenty of additional cupboard space, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer, (both appliances included), wood laminate flooring, rear window with vertical blind, radiator & double glazed side door again with triple point locking. Door to:-
(Approx. 5.2m x 3m) (17’2” x 10’) Fully lined garage with ‘up & over’ garage door with electric remote control, double glazed side window with blind, power & lighting. The freezer will be included in the sale.
On the First Floor:-
Landing / Study Area
The carpeted stair from the hall which is lit by a window to the half-landing, leads up to the carpeted first floor landing which has a handy alcove (approx. 1.9m x 1.6m (6’3” x 5’4”)) fitted with a power socket and telephone point thus being ideal for use as a study area. Doors open to a family bathroom and three carpeted bedrooms all of which have a Velux window with integral blackout blind, a T.V. point & radiator.
(Approx. 3.3m x 2m (floor area)) (10’9” x 6’6”) Family bathroom comprising a contemporary style white three piece suite including a double ended bath with centrally mounted mixer tap plus a separate multi-jet power shower enclosure complete with thermostatic mixer shower with over-head shower head and second handset, foot massager, radio & integral light. Mosaic tile effect vinyl flooring, window blind & radiator.
(Approx. 3.35m x 3.05m extending to 3.45m at widest point (floor area)) (11’ x 10’ / 11’4”) South-facing main bedroom with substantial 3.45m (11’4”) long built-in wardrobe with sliding doors.
(Approx. 4.85m x 2.4m (floor area)) (16’ x 7’10”) Rear-facing double bedroom with built-in wardrobe.
(Approx. 3.65m x 2.1m (floor area)) (12’ x 6’10”) South-facing single bedroom.
The property sits in an established site with tarred driveway providing plenty of parking in front of the garage, a fenced in front lawn, plus a further fenced rear garden area with rotary clothes dryer. External lights by both entrance doors & cold water tap.
Included in the sale is a hot tub housed in a fenced enclosure to the rear of the house.
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 Efficiency Rating: D (68)
Drive to ‘Central’ crossroads in the centre of Sandwick and turn east to ‘Noness’. Pass the private nursery / after-school club (orange building) on the left and follow the road as it forks left. ‘Parklands’ is set in the development of blue & green timber houses on the right. Turn into the development and follow the road left into ‘Parklands’. No. 3 is the second house in on the left.
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