Providing an ideal first time buy, this three bedroom, semi-detached property is situated in a convenient picturesque village located at the head of Vaila Sound within walking distance of the local shop & primary school. Lerwick 24 miles.
This accommodation is arranged over two floors and comprises of three bedrooms, a living room, a kitchen and a bathroom.
Heating is provided by storage and panel heaters supplemented by a feature flame effect electric fire in the living room.
The property is set in a good-sized, fenced garden area to the front and rear, the back garden enjoying a very sunny westerly aspect and an open outlook.
New Road is conveniently situated close to amenities in the picturesque village of Walls on the south side of the West Mainland of Shetland, a particularly scenic area surrounding the head of Vaila Sound which is sheltered by the islands of Vaila & Linga to the south.
A commuter bus service (plus several additional services during the day) links the village with Lerwick, approximately 24 miles to the west.
The property is within walking distance of the local primary school / nursery, a licensed village shop with post office, bakery and summer tea room, health centre, care centre, small community swimming pool for private hire, village hall, pier, marina & boating club.
Further amenities are available at Aith (approx. 10 miles), the location of the Junior High School for the West Mainland area, and the superb West Mainland leisure centre / swimming pool.
Entry to the property is via the front door to the side of the house which opens to the entrance vestibule and an inner door leading to the hallway.
The kitchen is situated to the front of the house with a window looking out over the front garden area and has tiled splashbacks, ample fitted units providing plenty of cupboard and worktop space and an integral oven & hob with stainless steel cooker hood over plus space for a fridge, dishwasher and plumbing for a washing machine which are included in the sale.
The living room benefits from a large window which provides lots of natural light, again looking over the front garden. A contemporary style, wall-mounted ‘flame’ effect electric heater provides a striking focal point but there is also a storage heater with an added boost.
The bathroom comprises of a white three piece suite including a WC, wash hand basin and bath.
The first bedroom which is a single bedroom is located at the rear of the property overlooking the back garden and enjoys a west-facing aspect with open views.
Up the stairs, you will find two good-sized double bedrooms each of which has a large dormer window to the front of the house, a built-in cupboard in the eaves and a shelved recess.
Rooms Sizes (All approximate)
On the Ground Floor:-
5.15m x 3.5m (16’11” x 11’6”)
3.45m x 3.2m (11’4” x 10’6”)
1.9m x 1.75m) (6’2” x 5’9”)
3.15m x 2.8m) (10’3” x 9’2”)
On the First Floor:-
4.05m x 3.7m into dormer (floor area) (13’3” x 12’1”)
3.35m x 3.7m into dormer (floor area) (11’ x 12’1”)
The property sits in a good-sized, established site with garden areas to the front and rear. In front of the house lies an off-street parking area plus a fenced & graveled, low maintenance garden area. There is a large lawn / drying area to the rear which benefits from a westerly aspect.
Understood to currently be Band A. 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 into the village passing the shop on your left and continue past the junction to Sandness. New Road is the second turning on the left after the head of the voe. No. 4 is the second house in on the right (left hand property in the first semi-detached block).
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.
We have been very pleased with the professional service we received from Harper Macleod. In particular the sales particulars and marketing of the property. The advice received during the sale process was extremely helpful and the conveyancing was straightforward and hassle free. Would recommend Harper Macleod.