7 Upper Baila, Lerwick, ZE1 0SF

Fixed Price £258,000
Key Details

Reception Rooms:






Energy Efficiency:

D (63)

Council Tax:

Band E


Fixed Price £258,000




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5 bedrooms, 2 reception rooms, breakfasting kitchen, 2 bathrooms, office / box room, double garage.

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Spacious, five bedroom / two reception room, detached house with a double garage, in established residential area on the south side of Lerwick within walking distance of both Sound Primary School and Anderson High School, and Tesco's supermarket. The house and the main garden enjoy a sunny southerly aspect and a fine sea view particularly from the upper floor.

Arranged over two floors the accommodation comprises two reception rooms both with south-facing, floor-to-ceiling windows, a breakfasting kitchen, two bath / shower rooms, two double bedrooms, a single bedroom and utility room on the ground floor, plus two very spacious double bedrooms and a large office / box room which could perhaps be converted into an extra bath room, on the first floor.

Oil-fired central heating downstairs, storage heating upstairs.

The property requires upgrading commensurate with its age which is reflected in the asking price; nonetheless it offers very spacious family accommodation in a popular area.


On the Ground Floor:-

Vestibule / Hall

Entry is to the rear where the vestibule leads to the hall, with the kitchen and sittingroom which has a large archway to the dining room, to the left, and three bedrooms, a bathroom, shower room, built-in cloak cupboard and separate built-in shelved linen cupboard, to the right.


(Approx. 6.85m x 4.15m) (22'6" x 13'8") Spacious, very bright room thanks to a wide south-facing floor-to-ceiling window which enjoys a view to the sea. Fireplace at one end housing a solid-fuel stove (not tested) although there is also the central heating radiator. Laminate flooring and archway to:-

Dining Room

(Approx. 4.15m x 3m) (13'7" x 9'10") The laminate flooring in the sittingroom extends into the good-sized separate dining room, again with south-facing floor-to-ceiling window. Further access from the kitchen.


(Approx. 3.75m x 3.7m) (12'3" x 12'2") Accessed from the hall or dining room and leading through to the utility room, the breakfasting kitchen has modern units including a fitted breakfast bar, a cooker hood, 1½ bowl sink and plumbing for a dishwasher (appliance not included). Rear-facing window & laminate flooring. Door to:-

Utility Room

(Approx. 3.75m x 1.8m) (12'3" x 6') With fitted units including a second sink and plumbing for a washing machine (appliance not included), and also housing the 'Warmflow' central heating boiler. Door to:-

Integral Garage

(Approx. 6.05m x 5.45m) (19'10" x 17'11") With twin 'up & over' garage doors, power & lighting, and door to the back garden.

Back off the hall the remaining ground floor accommodation comprises:-

Bedroom 1

(Approx. 4.15m x 2.9m) (13'8" x 9'6") South-facing double bedroom with view to the sea and two built-in wardrobes.

Bedroom 2

(Approx. 3.9m x 2.8m) (12'10" x 9'3") Similarly sized double room, again south-facing, with built-in wardrobe space.

Bedroom 3

(Approx. 2.8m x 2.65m) (9'2" x 8'9") Single bedroom to the rear with built-in wardrobes.


(Approx. 2.65m x 2.1m at widest points) (8'9" x 6'10") With white three piece suite, the wash hand basin set on a fitted cupboard unit. Laminate flooring and heated towel rail supplied by the central heating system.

Shower Room

(Approx. 2.65m x 1.8m at widest points) (8'9" x 6') Comprising white WC and wash hand basin plus wet wall lined shower enclosure. Laminate flooring & heated towel rail.

On the First Floor:-


Lit by a small window to the half-landing and a Velux window over, the stair from the hall leads up to a landing leading to two very spacious double bedrooms and an office / box room. Storage heater.

Bedroom 4

(Approx. 3.4m x 4.4m extending to 6.65m at longest point (floor area)) (11'3" x 14'5" / 21'10") Large double room with east-facing gable window & storage heater. The size and layout of the room could potentially allow space for an en-suite if required, subject to any consents required.

Office / Box Room

(Approx. 4.25m x 1.85m (floor area)) (14' x 6'2") Large room with Velux window which could potentially be converted into an extra bath / shower room, subject to any necessary consents.

Bedroom 5

(Approx. 5.35m x 4.65m (floor area)) (17'8" x 15'4") Very bright and spacious double bedroom with lots of natural light thanks to two south-facing Velux windows which enjoy the fine view, plus further window to the west gable. Storage heater.

There is access to storage space in the eaves from several rooms, one of the eaves spaces housing the hot water tank.


The property is accessed via a shared brick paved road from Upper Baila which serves four houses. The main garden is to the south side of the house where there is a lawn enclosed by a fence with established shrubbery along the perimeter creating privacy. Path to the front door to the north bordered by a strip of lawn.

Council Tax

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 Performance

Energy Efficiency Rating: D (63)

Property Location

To reach the property from the centre of town take the main road south, cross over the roundabout at Sound School and turn next right into Upper Baila. The access to No. 7 is immediately after the fourth house on the left (including the white cottage on the corner). No. 7 is the house in the far left corner.

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