- 1 Reception Room
- 3 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- Council Tax Band: B
- Energy Efficiency: D (60)
Three bedroom, semi-detached property set in a good-sized garden which benefits from a westerly aspect and an open aspect to the hill behind. Located in the village of Aith on Shetland’s westside, within walking distance of the school, local community shop and leisure centre / swimming pool. Lerwick 20 miles.
The double-glazed accommodation comprises of three bedrooms, a living room, kitchen and shower room.
Heating is provided by an oil-fired boiler.
There is a good-sized fenced garden which includes a garden shed and a separate garage.
The property offers a three bedroom family home with the convenience of amenities close by.
6 Whitelaw Road is situated in the village of Aith which lies at the head of Aith Voe on the north coast of the West Shetland mainland.
In addition to the Junior High School which caters to primary and secondary pupils to year 4, and the community shop & post office, Aith is also the location of the West Mainland Leisure Centre which has a swimming pool, games hall, fitness and health suite, as well as a pier and marina (Aith is home to the most northerly lifeboat station in Great Britain), all conveniently within walking distance of the house. There is also a garage, public hall and a daily commuter bus service to Lerwick. Further amenities are available at nearby Bixter (approximately 3 miles) where there is another local shop and garage plus a vet and health centre.
Aith is also the location of 'Michaelswood', a delightful 12 acre woodland with picnic facilities and woodland walks, a great place for children.
Further information about the local area can be found at https://www.shetland.org/visit/plan/areas/westside
Entry to the property is via the porch to the side of the house which has a store providing additional storage space. An inner door leads into the accommodation.
The good-sized kitchen enjoys a west-facing aspect and has fitted units including white tiled splash-backs, a sink, space for a cooker, fridge, freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer which are available by separate negotiation. The spacious living room also benefits from the west-facing aspect and provides a comfortable living space.
Back off the hall, the single bedroom is situated to the rear of the property and a built-in shelved cupboard.
The modern shower room comprises of a white WC, a wash hand basin set in a fitted unit providing handy storage with a mirror / light over and a corner shower with an electric shower.
The first floor which is accessed via a stair lit by a large window to the half-landing looking out over the back garden, leads up to a small landing with access to the eaves, a hatch to the loft space and doors to two double bedrooms both with west-facing dormer windows, each room also having built-in eaves cupboard.
Rooms Sizes (All approximate)
On the Ground Floor:-
4.7m x 3.5m (15’5” x 11’5”)
3.4m x 3.2m (11’1” x 10’5”)
1.85m x 1.85m (6’ x 6’)
3.2m x 2.25m extending to 2.9 (10’5” x 7’4” / 9’6”)
On the First Floor:-
3.6m x 3.15m (11’9” x 10’4”)
3.6m x 2.9m (11’9” x 9’6”)
The property sits in a good-sized garden which is enclosed by a fence to the front and post & wire fencing elsewhere. A path to the left leads down the side of the house to the back garden, a path leading to the drying area and garden shed.
There is a separate garage with power which measures approximately 6.1m x 3.5m (20’ x 11’5”).
On-street public parking is available by the house.
Understood to currently be Band B. Prospective purchasers should however contact Shetland Islands Council directly for confirmation. Council Tax Bands may be reassessed by the Joint Valuation Board when a property is sold. Details of Council Tax rates can be found on Shetland Island Council’s website.
Whitelaw Road is situated at the east end of Aith being the last turning on the right on leaving the village. No. 6 is the third house in on the left.
Important Information for Prospective Purchasers
This schedule is intended only to help you decide whether to view the property. We always recommend you view the property personally.
The information is believed to be correct, but it is not warranted and is not to form part of any contract of sale. All dates, distances, areas and room sizes noted are approximate and for use as a general guide only. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the working condition or otherwise of any equipment such as central heating or kitchen appliances.
This schedule should not be taken as a comment on the condition of the property. This is a matter for your surveyor and we recommend that once you have found a property you are interested in, you obtain a survey report. We can provide details of surveyors if required.
Interested parties are advised to note their interest through their solicitor as soon as possible so that they can be informed if a closing date is fixed. Noting interest does not place any obligation on the seller to set a closing date or to give any noted interests the opportunity to offer. Whilst every effort will be made to advise noted interests of any closing date set, this cannot be guaranteed.
No responsibility will be accepted for expenses incurred by parties who have noted interest but do not get an opportunity to offer, or for any expenses incurred traveling to properties which have been sold or withdrawn.
We have availed ourselves of services provided by Harper Macleod of Lerwick, both in buying and selling residential property. Our needs on both these occasions were fully met and the service provided by them made our task in these circumstances, seemingly without effort.
Prior to this we had also received very helpful general advice pertaining to Shetland real estate from them. This was a tremendous benefit to us at the time.
If you are seeking cost effective, excellent real estate marketing and legal services, we would not hesitate in recommending Harper Macleod of Lerwick.
Please contact the sellers direct on 01595 810 848 or 07741 050 202.