- 1 Reception Room
- 3 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom + WC
- Council Tax Band: D
- Energy Efficiency: D (61)
Presented in excellent ‘move-into’ condition throughout, 3 Parklands is an attractive, three bedroom, semi-detached property with an integral garage, set in an established garden with tarred driveway in a small cul-de-sac conveniently situated within walking distance of the school, swimming pool and shop, and also within easy commuting distance of Lerwick (13 miles) by car or by bus as Lerwick – Sumburgh buses run through the village.
The house offers very comfortable accommodation decorated in a contemporary style, also benefiting from ‘NorDan’ double glazed windows and electric central heating controlled by a smart thermostat.
The spacious, dual-aspect living / dining room enjoys a dual-aspect, the attractively fitted kitchen includes a range of built-in appliances, and there is a separate utility room fitted to the same high standard. The family bathroom has a bath and separate shower, and there is a handy separate toilet on the ground floor.
A particular feature is the amount of built-in storage, whilst a recess on the landing provides a handy study area. The garage has an electric garage door.
3 Parklands is set in a small cul-de-sac in the centre of the village of Sandwick, a popular location, particularly with families, conveniently situated in the South Mainland area of Shetland approximately mid-way between Lerwick, 13 miles to the north, and Sumburgh and the airport, 13 miles to the south.
Sandwick boasts a wide range of amenities most of which are within reasonable walking distance of the house, these including the Junior High School (primary & secondary education to year 4), a public swimming pool, shop & post office, plus a youth & community centre and social club. There is also a visitor’s centre / tearoom at Hoswick, whilst Sandsayre Pier at Leebitton is the departure point for summer boat trips to the island of Mousa. Regular buses to Lerwick and Sumburgh run through Sandwick throughout the day, stopping at ‘Central’ crossroad near to the house.
Further information about the wider South Mainland area can be found at:-
Built in 2008 of ‘Scandinavian’ style timber frame / timber clad construction below a concrete tiled roof, the house has ‘NorDan’ double glazed windows to the downstairs rooms and Velux windows upstairs. Central heating is provided by a space saving ‘Heatrae Sadia Amptec’ electric boiler houses in a cupboard off the entrance lobby which also houses the ‘Megaflo’ hot water tank. The central heating is controlled by a ‘Google Nest’ smart thermostat, which can be controlled from anywhere, is programmable by schedule, and can turn the heating off when you leave the house.
All carpets and other fixed floor coverings, blinds and light fittings are included in the sale.
Entry to the property is via an entrance lobby laid with wood laminate flooring, a built-in cupboard to the side providing useful storage space as well as housing the heating controls, hot water tank and electric meter. A glazed inner door then opens into the hall, sliding doors concealing another large built-in coat cupboard, whilst yet more storage space can be found under the wooden stair to the first floor. The engineered oak flooring extends into the living / dining room and kitchen both accessed via glazed doors. Also off the hall is handy separate toilet with white WC & wash hand basin and mosaic tile effect vinyl flooring.
The living room is a good-sized attractive room with painted feature wall and space for both living and dining areas, the living area being situated to the front of the house and enjoying a south-facing aspect, the dining area, which can also be accessed via another glazed door direct from the kitchen, being situated to the rear. The blinds at both windows are included.
The large galley kitchen is attractively fitted with ample units in an easy clean cream gloss finish set off by walnut woodblock effect worktops and wrap-around side panels, the units featuring ‘soft-close’ doors & drawers, an inset 1½ bowl sink, plus a 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. Open wall-mounted display shelving adds a stylish touch and provides additional storage. Like the hall and living room, the flooring is engineered oak, whilst the window which again has a fitted blind, looks out over the back garden.
Another glazed door from the kitchen opens to the utility fitted with the same quality units as the kitchen, the units providing yet more storage space and also including a second sink, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer / freezer etc. The washing machine and tumble dryer may be available by separate negotiation. Again, the window has a blind and looks out over the back garden which ca be accessed via the side entrance door. Wood laminate flooring.
Finally, also off the utility room, is the fully lined garage with electric ‘up & over’ garage door, double glazed side window, power & lighting.
The 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 study alcove (approx. 1.9m x 1.6m (6’3” x 5’4”)) fitted with a power socket and telephone point which provides a useful study space. Off the landing is a family bathroom and three carpeted bedrooms. The main bedroom 1 is a south-facing room with a substantial 3.45m (11’4”) long with a built-in wardrobe behind sliding doors providing lots of storage space. Bedroom 2 is a double room to the rear of the house, with a built-in cupboard / wardrobe, whilst single bedroom 3 again faces south. Bedrooms 1 & 2 have integral black-out blinds to the Velux windows.
The family bathroom comprises 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 shower with over-head shower head and second handheld fitting, radio & integral light. Mosaic tile effect vinyl flooring, window blind & radiator.
Rooms Sizes (All approximate)
On the Ground Floor:-
Living / Dining Room
Overall 7.2m x 3.65m (23’8” x 12’)
4.4m x 2.8m (14’6” x 9’2”)
3.05m x 1.8m (10’x 6”)
2.15m x 1m (7’ x 3’4”)
5.2m x 3m (17’2” x 10’)
On the First Floor:-
3.3m x 2m (floor area) (10’9” x 6’6”)
3.35m x 3.05m extending to 3.45m at widest point (floor area) (11’ x 10’ / 11’4”)
4.85m x 2.4m (floor area) (16’ x 7’10”)
3.65m x 2.1m (floor area) (12’ x 6’10”)
The property sits in an established site with tarred driveway providing plenty of parking in front of the garage, a front lawn with wooden fencing either side, plus a further fenced rear garden area, again laid to lawn, with rotary clothes dryer and fenced enclosure which has in the past housed a hot tub. External lights by both entrance doors & cold water tap.
Understood to currently be Band D. Prospective purchasers should however contact Shetland Islands Council directly for confirmation. Council Tax Bands may be reassessed by the Joint Valuation Board when a property is sold. Details of Council Tax rates can be found on Shetland Island Council’s website.
Drive to ‘Central’ crossroads in the centre of Sandwick and turn east to ‘Noness’. Follow the past an orange building on the left and ‘Parklands’ is part of 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.
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.
Many thanks for dealing with our sale so efficiently.
Viewing recommended - please telephone the seller direct on 07547 301 256, or contact our reception.