• 4 double bedrooms • living room • kitchen / dining room • family bathroom & en-suite shower room • utility room • integral garage & garden shed
Presented in immaculate 'walk-into' order, 6 Greenwell is a highly desirable four bedroom detached property with a large integral garage, set in a well-designed sought-after development in a semi-rural location just six miles outside Lerwick.
This exclusive development which comprises just 13 houses is set around a large communal park providing a great location for families as it is situated within walking distance of the local primary school and playpark, the quiet loop road serving only this development, the central park providing a play area for children.
In addition to four good-sized double bedrooms including an en-suite main bedroom, there is also a generously proportioned west-facing living room, spacious kitchen / dining room with integral appliances and patio doors to a deck, plus a family bathroom with bath and separate shower.
A particular feature is the extensive storage space provided by a built-in cupboard to the hall, built-in wardrobes to all bedrooms, and a good-sized utility room and loft.
Underfloor central heating is provided by an eco-friendly air source heat pump; the garage has an electric roller shutter door.
Ideal family home or would suit anyone looking for plenty of space, particularly all on the one level.
The Greenwell development is a very low density private housing development at in a conveniently situated semi-rural location within easy commuting distance of Lerwick just six miles away. As well as being within easy reach of the town the location means that the property is also well-placed for commuting to Brae / Sullom Voe.
The local primary school (with nursery provision; secondary pupils go to Lerwick, school transport being provided) is situated just along the road at Strand, about ½ mile from the house, where there is also a playpark and community hall all by the loch, whilst nearby is the 18 hall golf course at Dale, although Lerwick and all its amenities are easily accessible.
This well-planned development by E & H Building Contractors, a local firm specialising with low-energy 'Scandinavian' style houses, comprises a mix of 13 similar single story detached properties, all of the same timber frame / timber clad construction below a pitched concrete tiled roof, all the houses being attractively laid out around a large shared communal park for which each property pays a small maintenance fee. Being off a loop road that only serves this development, the location is particularly suited to families with the communal park providing a great additional play area.
Finished to a high standard the house benefits from underfloor central heating throughout provided by the environmentally friendly air-source heat pump which also supplies the hot water tank housed in a cupboard off the vestibule. There is a satellite dish with connection to the living room.
The sale will include all carpets and other fixed floor coverings, curtains & blinds, and light fittings.
The front door opens to a large vestibule with tiled floor and handy built-in cloak cupboard which also houses the 'Dimplex' hot water tank and central heating equipment, a door to the left opening to a large lined and insulated integral garage with roller shutter door with electric remote control, double glazed side window, ample power points & lighting.
The glazed door to the right opens to the hall which is wider than usual enhancing the spacious feel of the property, and is finished with engineered oak flooring (which also extends into the living room) and pine internal doors and skirting etc., the whole space being lit by recessed ceiling spotlights. At the far end a large built-in cupboard provides handy storage space, additional storage being provided by the extensive loft space which is easily accessed via a ceiling hatch with pull-down ladder.
On the right glazed double doors open to the living room, a very generously proportioned room with plenty of natural light thanks to its large west-facing window to the front which looks out over the central park. Again artificial light is provided by recessed ceiling spot lights.
Next to the living room another glazed door leads to the spacious kitchen / dining room which also enjoys plenty of natural light with south-facing patio doors to a deck outside the dining area which has a second window facing west, plus a further south-facing window to the kitchen area fitted with ample units in a white gloss finish set off by black speckled worktops and matching upstands. The units provide plenty of cupboard & worktop space and include an integral stainless steel splash back and cooker hood over, plus an integrated double oven, concealed larger ladder fridge / freezer and dishwasher, plus an inset 1½ bowl sink with 'insinkerator' waste disposal unit. The flooring throughout is laid with hardwearing 'Kardean' vinyl tiles, lighting is provided by recessed ceiling spotlights.
The hall then continues to the utility room, bathroom and four bedrooms, the large well laid out utility room which has a glazed door to the back garden, providing more storage space with a run of fitted units matching those on the kitchen on the right including a sink, double cupboard unit and space for a washing machine & tumble dryer (appliances not included), whilst on the left is a further substantial shelved cupboard spanning the full length of the wall concealed by sliding doors. 'Kardean' flooring.
Next to the utility room is a large family bathroom comprising a white three piece suite with Jacuzzi bath, WC and wash hand basin set in fitted unit with space for toiletries etc., the inset wash hand basin bowl having a free standing mixer tap, mirror and light over. There is also a separate corner shower enclosure with glazed screen / door. 'Kardean' flooring.
All four carpeted double bedrooms all a good size and benefit from built-in wardrobes with fitted shelf & hanging rail. Bedrooms 1 & 2 face north, 3 & 4 face south. Bedroom 3, the main bedroom, has a wet room style en-suite accessed via a sliding pocket door, with 'rainfall' shower and white WC & wash hand basin.
Approx. 5.1m x 4.7m (16'9" x 15'6")
Kitchen / Dining Room
Approx. 7.45m x 3.6m (24'6" x 11'10")
Approx. 3.4m x 2m (11'2" x 6'6")
Approx. 3.4m x 2.85m (11'2" x 9'5")
Approx. 3.4m x 2.85m (11'2" x 9'5")
Approx. 4m x 3.6m (13'2" x 11'10")
En-suite Shower Room
Approx. 1.8m x 1.65m (5'10" x 5'6")
Approx. 3.6m x 3m (11'10" x 10')
Utility Room +
Approx. 3m x 2m plus built-In cupboard space (9'10" x 6'7")
Approx. 6.1m x 4.3m (20' x 14')
The property sits in a good-sized, already well-established site enclosed to the front by a sturdy timber fence and by post & wire fencing elsewhere.
An extensive tarred parking area provides ample parking in front of the garage, a gate to the right opening to a front lawn which extends around the south side of the house, the partly covered decked seating area on the south-west corner of the house outside the dining room providing a place to sit in the sun.
The lawn continues around to the rear and back along the north side of the house to a stone-chipped drying area and a wooden garden shed (approx. 11' x 9') built to match the house and having power & lighting and a cold water tap outside. Finally a further gate leads back to the parking area.
Understood to currently be Band E. 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 (80)
To reach the house turn north off the main north road at Veensgarth to Gott Farm, Strand & Laxfirth. Drive past the school and continue to the far end of the loch, turning right at the bus shelter to Califf & Brewick. The Greenwell development is on the right hand side of the road a short distance from the junction, just past a row of three detached houses. Turn into Greenwell and continue straight on; No.6 being the sixth house in on the left.
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