• 3 bedrooms • living / dining room • kitchen / diner • bathroom • en-suite shower room • utility room • garden shed
Presented in immaculate 'walk-into' order, 33 Staneyhill is an extended, three bedroom single storey semi-detached house set in an attractively laid out low maintenance garden on the north side of Lerwick, enjoying a fine open view of the harbour area and across to Bressay.
The location puts the property within reasonable walking distance of the Co-op supermarket / Toll Clock, and also Anderson High School and Clickimin Leisure Centre.
Benefitting from oil-fired central heating, the accommodation comprises a living room with additional dining area off, an attractively fitted kitchen / diner with integral oven & hob, a modern bathroom with 'rainfall' shower, two double bedrooms with built-in wardrobes, the main bedroom having an en-suite shower room, plus a third single bedroom presently used a snug / additional living space, or would make an ideal home office. There is also a separate utility room and a large floored loft space.
The Town bus service runs past the house throughout the day.
Entry to the property is via a short shared stair / path from the street which leads to a gate to a paved area and a covered porch with handy lockable external store and inner door to an entrance lobby with high level fitted meter cupboard, wood effect vinyl flooring and glazed inner door to a carpeted hall with pine paneled internal doors. The hall is carpeted and there is a built-in cupboard, a hatch with pull-down ladder providing easy access to yet more storage space in the floored loft space. The living room is to the left, the remaining doors lead to the three bedrooms and the bathroom.
Re-fitted in 2017, the bathroom is attractively finished with wet-wall lining including contrasting paneling around the bath and bath panel, the bath having a shower with 'rainfall' shower head over, the white WC and wash hand basin being set in fitted units which provide lots of useful storage space for toiletries etc. and also conceal the cistern, the wash hand basin having a large wall mirror with integral spotlighting over supplementing the recessed ceiling spotlighting. Heating is provided by a ladder style heated towel rail supplied by the central heating system, or electric heating below the ceramic tiled floor.
Both the double bedrooms are carpeted and have built-in wardrobes, bedroom 1 enjoying the view of the harbour area (note the ceiling fan / spotlight fitting will be replaced by a standard pendant fitting prior to sale). Bedroom 2, the main bedroom, is quietly situated to the rear and has an en-suite with wet-wall lined corner shower enclosure with glazed screen / door plus a white WC & wash hand basin. Heated towel rail & tile effect vinyl flooring.
The third bedroom, a single, is also carpeted. It is presently used as a snug / additional living space, or would provide a handy home office.
The good-sized, carpeted living room also enjoys the great open view over the harbour, the living space room leading through to a separate dining area to the rear with a built-in shelved cupboard. A door leads through to the kitchen.
Again the kitchen / diner is a good size and has a large fitted breakfast bar / table, part of the extensive fitted units which are set off by black tiled splash backs and include an integral double oven, separate microwave plus a hob with stainless steel & glass cooker hood over. Other features include a 'Franke' 1½ bowl sink, plumbing for a dishwasher, corner carousel & handy pull-out larder unit. A centre spotlighting fitting is supplemented by additional worktop and plinth lighting. Slate tile effect vinyl flooring. Window looking out towards the harbour.
Finally a further glazed door from the kitchen leads to a rear lobby with doors to the back garden and a useful extra utility room with fitted worktop with plumbing for a washing machine and space for a freezer etc. below, and also housing the central heating boiler. Clothes pulley & vinyl tile flooring. The freestanding white goods in the kitchen and utility room are available by separate negotiation.
Approx. 4.05m x 3.95m (13'4" x 13')
Approx. 3.05m x 2.35m (10' x 7'8")
Kitchen / Diner
Approx. 4.5m x 3.4m (14'8" x 11'1")
Approx. 1.95m x 1.7m (6'6" x 5'7")
En-Suite Shower Room
Approx. 2.3m x 1.05m (7'6" x 3'6")
Approx. 3.5m x 3m at widest point including wardrobe (11'5" x 9'10")
Approx. 3.85m x 3.5m at widest points including wardrobe (12'7" x 9'8")
Approx. 2.85m x 2.85m (9'6" x 9'4")
Approx. 2.25m x 1.4m (7'5" x 4'7")
The fenced front garden comprises a small area of lawn plus a decked seating area which provides a great place to sit and enjoy the view of the harbour area. The back garden which can be accessed from the rear lobby of the kitchen or via a footpath which leads from the road in front of the house past the back garden to a public parking area in the additional section of Staneyhill to the rear, is enclosed by a high wooden fence providing privacy and is attractively laid out for low maintenance, its south-west facing aspect providing sunny places to sit. There is a decked area outside the back door with cold water tap, whilst to the right a path leads past a graveled area which extends along the rear boundary and has several raised flower beds, to a concreted patio area with rotary clothes dryer and wooden garden shed (approximately 2.3m x 1.7m) with power & work bench.
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 the Shetland Islands Council website.
Energy Efficiency Rating: D (61)
The property lies at the Gremista end of Staneyhill / North Road. Approaching from the Gremista roundabout turn up Gremista Brae and take the first left into North Road. There are two sections of Staneyhill, take the second turning on the right; No. 33 is the left hand house of the first pair of semi-detached houses on the right hand corner. Parking is available either right outside the property to the front, or in the public parking area to the upper section of Staneyhill (first turning on the right after turning left from Gremista Brae), from where a path leads down to the house.
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