• 3 bedrooms • living room • kitchen / diner • 2 shower rooms • 2 box rooms
Ideal for a young family thanks to its central Brae location by the school and leisure centre and its positioning close to a children's play area and away from traffic, 5 Burgadale is a three bedroom semi-detached property in a particularly leafy part of the estate.
In addition to three bedrooms, one of which is on the ground floor and has been used as a dining room, the accommodation also includes a south-facing living room, kitchen / diner and two shower rooms. Lots of storage space is provided by box rooms on each floor, and also the loft. Heating is by electric storage heaters.
Externally there are fenced low maintenance paved garden areas to the front and rear.
The property would benefit from updating which is reflected in the price but nonetheless offers a great first time buy opportunity.
The Burgadale houses are part of a residential estate conveniently situated right in the centre of Brae, the closest main population centre to the Sullom Voe oil terminal and the gas plant, on the north side the main road through Brae. The house is therefore ideally placed for easy access to amenities including the swimming pool & leisure cente, the High School which provides nursery, primary and secondary schooling, and also the Co-op mini-supermarket. Other amenities, again within walking distance, include the health centre (including dental suite), 'Frankies' award winning fish & chip shop, a couple of garages, builder's merchants and pub. There is a children's play area close by the house.
Entry to the property is from the front or rear, entry to the front is from a parking area to Runafirth from where a footpath leads to a fenced and paved front garden bordered by established flower beds, leading to a front porch with uPVC double glazed door, and inner door to the hall with doors to all downstairs rooms and a built-in shelved airing cupboard housing the hot water tank, and a storage heater. Entry from the Burgadale side is via a further paved back garden area, also fenced, the back door opening to a rear lobby and the hall.
The carpeted living room is a bright room with wide triple window to the front of the house facing south, and a storage heater. On the other side of the hall is a ground floor bedroom which has been used as a dining room, again with south-facing window, pine 'v'-lining below the dado rail being a feature. This room has wood laminate flooring & storage heater.
Behind the dining room is a box room providing useful storage space and also housing the electric fuse boxes etc., and a wet room style part wet-wall lined, part tiled shower room with electric shower, WC and wash hand basin with fitted cupboard space below. Light / shaver point & heated towel rail.
Finally on the ground floor is a good-sized kitchen / diner with window overlooking the rear yard, space for a small table & chairs and fitted units to two walls including an integral hob and sink plus plumbing for a washing machine, although replacement units would be desirable. Storage / convector heater & clothes pulley.
Upstairs there are two bedrooms and a second shower room with shower cubicle with electric shower, WC & wash hand basin, Velux window and heated towel rail / radiator. Plenty of additional storage is provided by another box room.
Both bedrooms have Velux windows, the main bedroom to the right having a large eaves storage cupboard. The second bedroom is a single.
On the ground floor
Approx. 4.15m x 3.6m (13'7" x 11'9")
Kitchen / Diner
Approx. 3.5m x 3.25m (11'5" x 10'7")
Approx. 1.95m x 1.7m (6'4" x 5'6")
Bedroom 3 or 2nd Reception Room
Approx. 3.6m x 2.65m (11'9" x 8'8")
Approx. 2.65m x 1.45m at widest points (8'8" x 4'9" at widest points)
On the first floor
Approx. 4.2m x 3.25m (floor area) (13'9" x 10'7" (floor area))
Approx. 3.55m x 2.85m (floor area) (11'7" x 9'4" (floor area))
Approx. 3.95m x 1.5m (floor area) (12'11" x 4'11" (floor area))
Approx. 2.95m x 2.15m (floor area) (9'8" x 7'0" (floor area))
The property has fenced, low maintenance, mainly paved garden areas to the front and rear, the back garden including a shed / greenhouse although this is in poor condition, and a rotary clothes dryer. There is a public parking area outside the house.
Understood to currently be Band A. 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.
Burgadale is situated off the Moorfield Loop Road in the centre of Brae. Approaching from the main north road to the south, take the first turning right into the Moorfield loop road just before Garriock Bros depot, the turning to Burgadale being situated at the far end of the road as it turns around to the left (fifth junction on the left from Garriock Bros). Drive right to the parking area at the far end of the cul-de-sac; No. 5 is straight ahead. The property can also be accessed from the north end of the Moorfield loop road, Burgadale being the third junction on the right.
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