• 3 bedrooms • living / dining room • kitchen • shower room
Three bedroom, 'Scandinavian' style, timber frame / timber clad detached house, one of the original 'Fjogstad' properties, in small estate conveniently situated just ½ mile from the local shop and 1½ miles from the ferry terminal on the island of Bressay which lies just across Bressay Sound from Lerwick, the regular ro-ro ferry which runs throughout the day taking just five minutes to reach the Esplanade right in the centre of town.
In addition to the three bedrooms, the single store accommodation also comprises a good-sized, triple aspect living / dining room, kitchen and shower room. Extensive built-in cupboards in the hall provide ample storage space and heating is by electric storage / panel heaters. The property sits in a small grassed garden area with a handy lockable external store outside the front door.
The property requires updating which is reflected in the price but nonetheless offers a detached family home with the benefit of accommodation all on the one level.
5 Glebe Park is situated about 1½ miles from the ferry terminal on the island of Bressay which lies off the east coast of Shetland just across Bressay Sound from Lerwick.
The island which has a population of around 360 is served by a quick five minute ro-ro ferry service which runs to the Esplanade right in the centre of Lerwick, the service generally running hourly throughout the day.
Local amenities on Bressay itself include the shop & post office just ½ mile from the house, plus a community hall, heritage centre & marina, although the frequent ferry service means amenities in the town are relatively easily accessible. During the summer months it is possible to access the neighbouring uninhabited island of Noss at the southern end of Bressay, an important national nature reserve notable for its bird life.
5 Glebe Park is double glazed and heated by electric storage / panel heaters. The sale will include all carpets and other fixed floor coverings, the curtains & blinds, and light fittings. The free-standing white goods are available by separate negotiation.
The property is being sold in its current condition and no warranties will be given in respect of any services or contents.
Entry to the property is via an enclosed porch area with door to a handy lockable external store plus an inner door to an entrance lobby with door to the kitchen to the left and door ahead to the hall. On entering the hall immediately to the right is the third bedroom, and then a passage with extensive built-in cupboard space along one wall, and a storage heater.
The galley style kitchen which is situated to the front of the house has ample cupboard & worktop space provided by fitted units including a double sink, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a fridge, freezer etc. A door at the other end leads to through to the living / dining room, a good-sized space with windows to three sides, a fitted cupboard / display unit separating the living and dining areas. Heating is provided by two storage heaters, one with added convector facility.
A door from the living area leads back through to the hall and the remaining accommodation comprising two double bedrooms both with windows to the rear of the house, each having built-in wardrobe space and a panel heater, the second room having a hatch with pull-down ladder to the loft space.
The part wet-wall lined wet-room style shower room has an electric shower and white WC & wash hand basin, with heating provided by electric towel rail or wall-mounted fan heater.
Living / Dining Room
Approx. 7.2m x 2.45m (dining area) extending to 3.45m (living area) (23'8" x 8' / 11'5")
Approx. 3.95m x 2.35m (13' x 7'9")
Approx. 3.55m x 2.9m (11'8" x 9'7")
Approx. 3.65m x 2.9m (12' x 9'7")
Approx. 2.55m x 1.75m (8'5" x 5'10")
Approx. 3.25m x 2.3m (10'8" x 7'7")
The property sits in a fenced, mainly grassed garden area with established hedge and planting along the perimeter providing privacy.
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.
Energy Efficiency Rating: E (52)
To reach the property drive off the ferry and follow the road past the Maryfield Hotel following the road to the right and along the shore. Pass the church and turn right by the shop to Glebe & Kirkabister. Follow the road towards to the group of houses in the distance; Glebe Park being on the right. Turn into Glebe Park and park in the parking area on the right immediately after the house on the corner. No.5 is facing you.
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