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2 double bedrooms, living room, dining kitchen & shower room.
Traditional stone-built, two bedroom, semi-detached property situated by the Town Hall right in the centre of Lerwick, within walking distance of Commercial Street, North Ness Business Park, Mareel cinema & music venue, Shetland Museum & the Toll Clock.
In addition to two large double bedrooms both enjoying views across to Bressay, the double glazed accommodation also includes a living room with solid-fuel stove, a spacious kitchen with room for a table & chairs and integral appliances, and a shower room.
Heating is presently provided by electric storage / panel heaters plus a solid-fuel fire in the living room, although the property is on the waiting list for a District Heating connection. Externally the property benefits from an enclosed garden area with lawn / drying green & garden shed.
Some updating would be beneficial which is reflected in the price, but nonetheless the property offers good-sized two bedroom accommodation with some period feaures remaining, in this great, very central location.
On the Ground Floor:-
With doors to the living room to the left and kitchen to the right, and stair to the first floor.
(Approx. 4.25m x 4.25m) (14' x 14') Good-sized room with window overlooking the garden. Heating is provided by a solid-fuel stove set in a fireplace surround with shelved recess to one side, although there is also a storage heater. Wood laminate flooring.
(Approx. 4.3m x 4.25m) (14' x 14') Large kitchen with plenty of space in the centre for a table & chairs. Extensive modern fitted units in a cream finish set off by woodblock effect worktops and attractively tiled splashbacks provide ample storage and worktop space, the units including an integral electric oven and ceramic hob with concealed cooker hood over, plus a concealed fridge and freezer, and also featuring several glazed cabinets and an open plate rack. By the window which again overlooks the garden, is a sink with additional cupboard space below plus a tiled worktop to the side with plumbing below for a washing machine which is included in the sale, and a built-in cupboard housing the hot water tank. Painted wood-lined ceiling and wood laminate flooring.
On the First Floor:-
With window to the rear, storage heater and doors to two large double bedrooms, both facing east with views over the harbour to Bressay, and the shower room.
(Approx. 4.35m x 4.35m at widest points) (14'3" x 14'3") With storage cupboards either side of an original fireplace (thought to be usable but should be tested to confirm prior to use), further walk-in wardrobe / storage space with hatch to the loft space, painted wood-lined ceiling with skylight, & panel heater.
(Approx. 4.2m x 3.45m) (13'9" x 11'4") Enjoying a dual-aspect this room also has an original fireplace although again this should be tested as noted above. Panel heater.
(Approx. 3.35m x 1.4m at widest point) (11' x 4'6") With tiled shower enclosure with electric shower, WC & wash hand basin. Wall-mounted fan heater & heated towel rail.
The property is accessed via a doorway directly off Anderson Place which opens to a stone flagged path leading to the front door with a stone dyke separating it from a good-sized, enclosed lawn / drying green with established planting along the perimeter and a garden shed.
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: E (48)
The property is situated in the Lerwick Conservation Area. Access is directly opposite the entrance to the Garrison Theatre.
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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.
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