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2 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms, kitchen & separate utility room, bathroom & separate toilet, 2 garden sheds.
Attractive two reception room / four bedroom ‘Scandinavian’ style semi-detached property set in a small cul-de-sac, offering very comfortable family accommodation in a convenient location within walking distance of the local shop, school & swimming pool, and also within easy commuting distance of Lerwick, just 13 miles to the north, by car or by bus.
Arranged over two floors, the ‘walk-into’ accommodation comprises two bright reception rooms, a superb ‘Shaker’ style fitted kitchen with integral oven, hob, hood & microwave, a good-sized separate utility room, double bedroom (ideal for a teenager or perhaps a dependent relative) and a toilet on the ground floor, plus three bedrooms, a family bathroom with bath and separate shower, and a landing study space on the first floor.
The property features lots of built-in storage, ‘NorDan’ double glazed windows and central heating provided by an electric boiler.
Established garden with large deck accessed via patio doors from the dining room, two garden sheds and tarred driveway.
4 Parklands is set in a small private cul-de-sac of six houses in the centre of the village of Sandwick, an area with an excellent range of local amenities most of which are within reasonable walking distance of the house and include the school, South Mainland swimming pool and the local shop & post office. There is also a garage, youth & community centre and social club whilst Sandsayre pier at Leebitton is the departure point for boat trips to the island of Mousa.
Sandwick is also conveniently situated within easy reach of both Lerwick and Sumburgh by car or by bus as Lerwick – Sumburgh buses run through the village.
The house was built in 2007 of 'Scandinavian' style timber frame / timber clad construction below a concrete tiled roof. The property benefits from ‘NorDan’ high performance double glazed windows (with Velux windows to the three upstairs bedrooms), and central heating provided by a Heatrae Sadia ‘Amptec’ electric boiler situated in a cupboard off the vestibule, which supplies radiators throughout the house, all of which have individual thermostats for increased comfort & efficiency, the cupboard also housing the 'Megaflo' water tank. There is cabling in place to the living room for the installation of a satellite dish if required.
The sale will include all carpets and other fixed floor coverings (all the carpets with the exception of bedroom 4, have been replaced in the past year), curtains & blinds and light fittings.
On the Ground Floor:-
Entry to the property is via the double glazed front door which opens to the vestibule which has a good-sized built-in cupboard (approx. 2m x 1m) (6’5” x 3’3) on the left providing useful storage space and also housing the central heating boiler & water tank, and tile effect laminate flooring. A glazed inner door leads to the hall.
Also laid with wood laminate flooring, the hall which has doors to the living room, kitchen & a handy downstairs toilet, has additional storage space provided by two large built-in cupboards, one a cloak cupboard with coot hooks and shelving for shoes etc., the other under the stairs.
(Approx. 2.15m x 1.0m) (7’ x 3’3”) With white W.C. & wash hand basin with bathroom cabinet over, and wood effect vinyl flooring.
(Approx. 4.2m x 3.65m) (13'10" x12’) A glazed door from the hall leads to the light & airy, carpeted living room which has a large window with venetian blinds & curtains to the front of the house. An archway leads through to the separate dining room to the rear.
(Approx. 3.65m x 2.9m x) (13'10" x 9'6") Good-sized second reception room, again a bright space thanks to the south-facing sliding patio doors with curtains which open to a large deck in the back garden. Wood laminate flooring & glazed door to the kitchen.
(Approx. 4.4m x 2.8m) (14’6” x 9’3”) Accessible via glazed doors from both the hall and the dining room, the superb well-appointed galley style kitchen enjoys a view to the sea in the distance thanks to its south-facing window which looks out over the back garden. ‘Shaker’ style ‘Chippendale’ units in an easy clean ‘gloss stone’ finish complete with ‘walnut’ effect worktops and wrap-around side panels, feature ‘soft close’ doors and full extension soft closing drawers, tiled splashbacks, an integral fan oven & microwave, both in a stainless steel finish plus an integral ceramic hob with touch controls and stainless steel & glass cooker hood over. The free-standing dishwasher and 'American ' style fridge / freezer will be included in the sale. Tile effect laminate flooring & venetian blind. A further door leads to the separate utility room.
(Approx. 3m x 1.8m) (9’10” x 5’11”) Good-sized utility room with further fitted units matching those in the kitchen providing yet more storage space and a second sink, with space for a washing machine, tumble dryer & fridge (appliances not included. Tile effect laminate flooring matching that in the kitchen, & venetian blind. Doors to bedroom 4 and the garden.
Bedroom 4 / Office / Play Room
(Overall approx. 5.15m x 2.95m) (17’ x 9’9”) Presently used as a fourth bedroom with an easily removable centre partition dividing the space into separate living and sleeping areas, ideal for a teenager or perhaps a dependent relative, this room could alternatively be used as an office or play room. There are windows to the front & side of the house, both with venetian blinds, and a fitted carpet.
On the First Floor:-
Landing / Study Area
The carpeted stair from the hall which is lit by a window to the half landing with venetian blind, leads up to the carpeted first floor landing with doors to three bedrooms and the bathroom. A recess provides a useful study area with space for a computer desk etc.
(Approx. 3.3m x 2m) (10’10” x 6’6”) Family bathroom with white contemporary style suite including a fashionable double ended bath with centrally mounted single lever mixer tap, wash hand basin, W.C. and separate wet-wall lined shower with 'monsoon' shower head & glazed screen / door. Attractive glass tiled splashbacks to the bath & w.h.b. which has a glass shelf & mirror over, venetian blind & wood effect vinyl flooring.
(Approx. 3.35m x 3.05m (floor area)) (11’ x 10’) Carpeted, master bedroom to the front of the house, with sliding double doors concealing a substantial 3.45m (11’4”) long built-in cupboard / wardrobe. Velux window with integral blackout blind.
(Approx. 4.9m x 2.35m (floor area)) (16’ x 7’9”) Rear-facing double bedroom, again carpeted, with built-in wardrobe & Velux window with integral blackout blind.
(Approx. 3.65m x 2.1m (floor area)) (12’ x 6’10”) Large single bedroom with Velux window with integral blackout blind to the front of the house, and fitted carpet.
Mature garden areas to the front & rear, the front garden comprising a tarred driveway with space for two or three cars, a small lawn and path to the front door. A gate provides access to a fenced enclosure to the side of the house outside of the utility room where there is wall-mounted rotary clothes dryer.
The back garden which is enclosed by a wooden fence, comprises a large lawn, a south-facing aspect timber deck outside the patio doors from the dining room, two sheds, approx. 13' x 8' and 10’ x 8’, one with power & light, and an external cold water tap.
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: C (75)
To reach the property, drive to the ‘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 on the right. Turn into the development and follow the road around to the left into ‘Parklands’; No. 4 being the second house in on the right.
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