• double bedroom • living room • kitchen • shower room
Providing a great Lerwick pied-a-terre, rental property or first step on the property ladder, 5 Queens Lane is a super, one bedroom property situated right in the centre of town on Commercial Street, close to the small boat harbour and other amenities.
The property forms the upper half of a two and a half storey detached stone building on Queens Lane.
The 'walk-into' accommodation comprises an impressive double-height living room, attractively fitted kitchen with all appliances included, a modern shower room plus a double bedroom with extensive built-in storage.
Windows and doors are double glazed and heating is provided by a solid-fuel stove in the living area or electric panel heaters.
Early viewing recommended.
Entry to the property is via a shared access on the south side of the building which leads to the double glazed front door to a hallway with laminate flooring and doors to the shower room, kitchen & living room. Electric panel heater.
('L'-shaped room approx. 2.35m x 1.65m at widest points) (7'9" x 5'6") Wet wall lined shower room with white WC & wash hand basin plus shower enclosure with 'Mira' electric shower and glazed screen / door. Mirror / shelf over the w.h.b and bathroom cabinet included, tile effect laminate flooring & heated towel rail.
('L'-shaped space approx. 2.4m x 2.3m at widest points) (7'10" x 7'8") Compact but stylish kitchen with window to the lane and fitted units in a cream finish set off by woodblock effect work tops, the units making the most of the available space and including an inset sink with plumbing below for a washing machine, a tall larder unit with cubbyholes to the side, plus open display shelving (with lighting below) and a plate rack above the fridge and freezer which are both included in the sale along with the electric cooker and washing machine. Wood laminate flooring.
(Approx. 4.9m x 3.4m at widest points including stair) (16' x 11') Impressive double-height space with vaulted ceiling with exposed 'beams', window to the lane, a glazed door to the rear which provides a second shared access, and two Velux windows. Heating is provided by solid-fuel stove set in a fire place surround or an electric panel heater. A built-in cupboard under the stairs provides useful storage space and there is a shelved recess with fitted meter cupboard below. The flooring is wood laminate and high level spotlighting provides artificial light.
(Approx. 3.3m x 2.15m (floor area) + cupboard space) (10'11" x 7'2") The pine staircase from the living area leads up to a small galleried landing space with built-in storage box and fitted book shelves over, and a door to a carpeted double bedroom with Velux window with integral blind. Extensive storage / clothes space is provided by built-in cupboards / wardrobes to either side, one of which houses the electric hot water heater which provides instantaneous hot water.
Understood to currently be Band B. 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 (44)
The property is situated in the Lerwick Lanes Conservation Area at the Commercial Street end of Queens Lane which runs between the Shetland Times Bookshop and the Royal Bank of Scotland. 5 Queens Lane is the detached building immediately behind the bookshop, the access being the second gate up on the left approaching from the Commercial Street end.
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