7 Burnside is a three bedroom, semi-detached, family home enjoying fantastic elevated views over the surrounding area and the north harbour entrance, to Whalsay with Skerries in the far distance. There is a local shop nearby and the Anderson High School, Clickimin leisure centre, Toll Clock and Co-op supermarket are within reasonable walking distance. There are several stops for the town bus service close by.
The split-level accommodation comprises of a dual-aspect living room, two bedrooms on the first floor, a bathroom and store on the mezzanine entrance level, plus a dual aspect kitchen / diner, appliances included, utility room / porch, and main double bedroom on the ground floor.
The property is fully double glazed and heated by electric storage and panel heaters. A particular feature of these houses is the amount of built-in storage provided with cupboard space on all three levels, and built-in cupboard / wardrobe space in all the bedrooms. Externally there is a low maintenance, fenced garden area.
The property is accessed via steps down from the public parking area by the house, that lead to the fenced garden area and the front door. This door opens on the mezzanine level commencing with a carpeted vestibule with coat hooks and a walk-in store room providing useful storage space.
A glazed inner door leads to a carpeted hallway and stairwell with a large window providing plenty of natural light, and a storage heater. At the end of the hallway is the bathroom with white three piece suite, heated towel rail and vinyl flooring.
A short flight of stairs from the mezzanine level leads up to the first floor where you will find a landing with further built-in storage, access to the loft space, and doors to the living room and bedrooms 1 and 2.
The carpeted dual-aspect living room is a bright space enjoying superb elevated views over the north harbour area and beyond. Heating is provided by a storage heater. The large sofa bed and small side table will remain although no warranties will be given.
Bedrooms 1 and 2 also benefit from the superb elevated view over the north harbour area. Both have built-in storage space, the smaller bedroom 2 having a second cupboard housing the hot water tank. Both are carpeted, and heated by panel heaters. The beds will remain but no warranties will be given.
A short flight of stairs from the mezzanine level leads down to the ground floor hallway, which has two more built-in cupboards providing further storage, one being shelved for linens. The door to the kitchen / diner is on the right, with the main bedroom door to the left.
The good-sized kitchen / diner has modern fitted units and a sink, vinyl flooring, plus plenty of space for a dining table & chairs. Like the living room above, the kitchen / diner has windows to the front and rear, and a fine view over the north harbour area and beyond. The cooker, microwave, kettle, toaster, table & chairs are included in the sale although no warranties will be given. Heating is provide by a storage heater.
A door to the left of the kitchen continues through to a utility room / porch with vinyl flooring, plumbing for a washing machine (with shelving over) and a fridge / freezer. These appliances are also included in the sale, although again no warranties will be given. A door leads to the back garden.
Finally, on the ground floor, the carpeted main double bedroom also enjoys the fine views over the north harbour area. Storage is provided by a built-in wardrobe and separate cupboard under the stairs. Heating is provided by the panel heater.
Rooms Sizes (All approximate)
On the First Floor:-
Approx. 4.15m x 3.6m (13'7" x 11'9")
Approx. 4.15m x 2m (13'7" x 6'6")
Approx. 3.05m x 2.15m (10'1" x 7')
On the Mezzanine Floor:-
Approx. 2.05m x 1.95m (6'9" x 6'4")
Approx. 1.3m x 1.3m (4'3" x 4'3")
Approx. 1.2m x 1.05m) (4’ x 3’6”)
On the Ground Floor:-
Kitchen / Diner
Approx. 4.15m x 3.6m (13'8" x 11'9")
Utility Room / Rear Porch
Approx. 2.05m x 1.65m (6'9" x 5'5”)
Main Bedroom 3
Approx. 4.15m x 2.9m including wardrobe (13'7" x 9'6")
The property sits in a fenced garden area, with established rockery along the front of the house, flowerbeds along the side of the house and the entire length of the rear garden. A concrete path surrounds the property. A chipped area for low maintenance is located to the side and rear providing plenty of space for outside furniture to enjoy the fine views.
Understood to currently be Band C. 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.
To reach the property turn up Gremista Brae from the Gremista roundabout at the north end of Lerwick. Follow the main road around to the right onto Ladies Drive. Take the second turning left into Burnside and follow the road uphill, around to the right, and then left to it’s end where there is a public parking area. Park to the left. The footpath down to No. 7 is in the left-hand corner, No.7 being the left hand house of the pair of semi-detached houses directly in front of you.
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.
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