4 double bedrooms, 2 reception rooms, kitchen / dining room, bathroom & en-suite shower room, utility room, garage & 2 sheds.
Spacious, two reception room / four bedroom detached property set in good-sized, well-stocked mature garden in the sought-after Upper Sound residential area on the south side of Lerwick just a few minutes' drive from the centre of town.
In addition to four large double bedrooms which includes a master bedroom with en-suite shower room, the 19' x 14' dual-aspect living room and a separate dining room, the family accommodation which is all on the one level, also includes a generously proportioned kitchen / dining room, separate utility room, and bathroom.
The garden which is enclosed by a wall throughout, is particularly well-established and well-stocked with a variety of shrubs and planting. A brick paved drive provides parking for three or four cars in front of a large garage, whilst the particularly secluded back garden has a large patio area and two sheds.
Great family home – viewing highly recommended.
The house was built in the late 1980's of timber frame construction clad externally with rendered concrete blockwork below a concrete tiled roof. Windows are double glazed and heating is provided by electric storage / panel heaters supplemented by a solid-fuel stove in the living room.
The fittings to the bathroom & en-suite are original however in excellent, serviceable condition although it is assumed that a purchaser may want to upgrade them at some point in the future which is reflected in the price.
The double glazed front door which has a full-height sidelight opens to an entrance porch with side window with venetian blind, quarry tile flooring and a built-in services cupboard housing the meters etc. A half-glazed inner door again with side light, opens to the hall
Laid with oak laminate flooring which extends into the living room accessed via a glazed door to the right, the hall has doors to all rooms, is heated by two storage heaters and lit by two pendant fittings to the entrance hall area and two ceiling lights to the passage to the bedrooms. Two built-in cupboards provide storage space, one being a large walk-in cupboard with space for coats and shelving for linens etc. It also houses the hot water tank and has a hatch to the loft space.
(Approx. 5.8m x 4.15m) (19' x 13'8") Bright, generously proportioned room with a double window to the front of the house enjoying a glimpse of the sea past the houses opposite, plus a second window to the side, both with venetian blinds. A solid-fuel stove set on a marble hearth provides an attractive focal point as well as a cosy additional heat source although there is also a storage heater. Laminate flooring matching that in the hall with matching skirtings, telephone point & feature light fitting.
(Approx. 4.15m x 3.05m) (13'8" x 10') Another glazed door from the hall opens to the separate dining room which has a storage heater and also a radiator fed by the solid-fuel stove in the living room. Wood laminate flooring, feature light fitting, vertical blind & satellite TV connection.
Kitchen / Dining Room
(Approx. 5.3m x 3.5m) (17'4" x 11'6") Spacious room with plenty of space for a table & chairs and modern units providing extensive cupboard and worktop space including a handy island unit, an integral double oven and ceramic hob with glass & stainless steel cooker hood over, concealed integrated fridge / freezer, inset double bowl sink and pull-out larder unit. The splash backs are attractively tiled and worktop lights supplement the spotlighting to the kitchen and the feature light over the dining area. Storage heater. The two windows, both with venetian blinds, look out over the back garden.
(Approx. 2.15m x 2m) (7'2" x 6'7") Re-fitted last year with new floor & wall cupboards, a worktop & inset sink, the utility room has plumbing for a washing machine (appliance included), space for a freezer etc., tile effect laminate flooring and a uPVC double glazed back door.
(Approx. 3.3m x 2.4m) (10'10" x 7'10") Large fully tiled family bathroom with bath with shower & glazed screen over, WC & bidet, plus twin wash hand basins set in a fitted countertop with cupboard space below and to the side, and a large wall mirror and shaver point over. Heated towel rail, wall-mounted fan heater, window blind & vinyl flooring.
(Approx. 3.5m x 3.3m) (11'6" x 10'10") Good-sized double bedroom to the rear of the house, with dado rail, wood laminate flooring, curtains & panel heater.
(Approx. 3.6m x 3.05m) (11'9" x 10') Another similarly sized double, details as per bedroom 1. A large built-in triple wardrobe provides plenty of shelf and hanging space.
(Approx. 4.2m x 3.3m) (13'9" x 10'11") Master bedroom situated to the front of the house, again enjoying a glimpse of the sea, with curtains & blind at the window. Large built-in wardrobe with sliding mirror doors, wood laminate flooring, feature light fitting & panel heater. Door to:-
En-suite Shower Room
(Approx. 2.25m x 2.2m + shower) (7'5" x 7'3") Again fully tiled and a good size, the en-suite has a WC, bidet and tiled shower enclosure with glazed shower screen. Again the wash hand basin is set in a fitted countertop / cupboard unit with mirror and shaver point over. Heated towel rail & wall-mounted fan heater, window blind, & vinyl flooring
(Approx. 3.3m x 3.05m) (10'10" x 10') Fourth double bedroom to the front of the house currently used as an office, with laminate flooring & venetian blind.
The property sits in a good-sized well-established site which is enclosed by a wall throughout. In front of the house a brick paved area provides parking for three / four cars in front of the garage, steps from here leading up to the front door, the remaining front garden area comprising a lawn surrounded by established beds. Around the north side of the house a paved path leads to a tall gate to the back garden which is attractively laid out with a large split-level paved area outside the utility room. Here there is a rotary clothes dryer and a useful external store (approx. 2.4m x 4.5m at longest point) (7'10" x 14'9"). A tall fence separates this part of the garden from the remaining back garden area, a particularly secluded and sheltered space, well-stocked with a variety of mature shrubs and other planting around a small lawn. Wooden garden shed. Finally a large south-west facing seating area to the side of the house leads back around to the front and the garage which measures approximately 7.8m x 3.7m (25'6" x 12'2") and has a garage door, separate side door, a double glazed window, power & lighting and a work bench.
Understood to currently be Band F. 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 (55)
Sandy Loch Drive is situated on the southern approach to Lerwick, on the north side of the main Lerwick-Sumburgh Road. Turn into the street at the top of Sound Brae and follow the road around to the right passing the first on the left on the corner. No.4 is the second house on the left.
To see the location of the property in an overall Shetland context, adjust the zoom by clicking the + or - buttons. Use the 'Map', 'Satellite' & 'Hybrid' buttons to switch between an ordnance survey style road map, a satellite aerial photograph or a combination (hybrid) of the two. Please note that the date of the satellite image is unknown and may not show new buildings.
(Please be aware the Google Street View was taken on the date shown. The building and surroundings may have changed since then. We always recommend you view the property personally.)
We were very impressed with your professional manner and always keeping us up to date with progress.