• 6 bedrooms • 2 reception rooms • kitchen / diner • 3 bath / shower rooms • utility room • garage
Rare opportunity to acquire a substantial end-terraced property in sought-after central Lerwick location within easy reach of amenities.
Although benefitting from central heating provided by the Lerwick District Heating system, and double glazing, the property still retains some original features, the accommodation including two good-sized reception rooms, a very spacious kitchen / dining room and utility room on the ground floor, two bathrooms and a bedroom on the mezzanine floor, three bedrooms on the first floor plus two further bedrooms and a shower room on the top floor.
Included in the sale is a single garage next to the house.
The property provides spacious family accommodation but also has B&B potential as it has been used as such in the past.
On the Ground Floor:-
Entrance Porch & Hall
The front door opens to a porch with original tiled floor and inner door leading to a carpeted hall with stripped pine paneled doors and original staircase with cast iron balusters and wooden banister. To the right are two good-sized reception rooms and a third door to the rear to a passageway with extensive built-in shelved cupboard space leading to the utility room and kitchen.
(Approx. 4.5m x 4.1m + bay) (14'9" x 13'6") Again with original features and a large bay window to the street. Heating is provided by two radiators although there is also a tiled fireplace surround with working open fire and display alcoves to either side with fitted cupboard space below. Centre & wall lighting, & fitted carpet.
(Approx. 3.9m x 3.55m) (12'10" x 11'9") Presently used as a bedroom this room is accessed either from the hall or via folding doors from the sittingroom. Window to the rear of the property and laminate flooring.
Kitchen / Dining Room
(Approx. 5.5m x 4.1m) (18'2" x 13'6") Generously proportioned room with plenty of space for a table & chairs and fitted units including a 1½ bowl sink. The 'Rangemaster' dual-fuel range cooker which is set in a tiled recess with a concealed cooker hood will be included in the sale along with the fridge / freezer and separate larder fridge although no warranties will be given. Tiled floor, recessed ceiling spotlighting supplemented by a couple of spotlights over the sink, and glazed back door and window overlooking the rear yard.
(Approx. 2.05m x 1.5m) (6'9" x 5') Useful extra space housing the District Heating unit, with sink with tiled work surface and fitted cupboard space below, plus worktop with space below for a washing machine and tumble dryer both of which will be included in the sale (no warranties given). Separate shelved cupboard, tiled floor & clothes pulley.
On the Mezzanine Floor:-
On the half-landing to the first floor are two doors, one to the main bathroom, the other opening to a passageway with second bathroom and bedroom effectively creating an en-suite.
(Approx. 2.55m x 1.95m) (8'4" x 6'6") Modernised bathroom with white three piece suite including a bath / shower tub with 'Monsoon' shower fitting and glazed shower screen over, plus a wash hand basin with mirror & light over, & WC. Tiling to the floor and around the fittings, and heated towel rail / radiator.
(Approx. 4.3m x 3.4m) (14'2" x 11'2") Good-sized, dual-aspect double bedroom with fitted carpet.
(Approx. 3.25m x 2m at widest points) (10'8" x 6'6") With grey three piece suite the bath having an electric shower over. Built-in shelved cupboard, light / shaver fitting over the wash hand basin, vinyl flooring & heated towel rail.
On the First Floor:-
(Approx. 3.75m x 3.75m) (12'4" x 12'4") Rear-facing double bedroom with alcove with fitted cupboard below, and fitted carpet.
(Approx. 4.3m x 3.9m + bay) (14'2" x 12'9") Substantial, particularly bright bedroom with large bay window to the street, shelved cupboard & fitted carpet.
(Approx. 3.05m x 1.95m) (10' x 6'5"') Single bedroom which could alternatively be used as an office, with window to the street. Fitted carpet
On the Second Floor:-
(Approx. 3.9m x 1.9m (floor area)) (12'10" x 6'3") Single room with Velux window and access to the eaves space.
(Approx. 3.65m x 3.65m at widest points (floor area)) (12' x 12') Double room with dormer bay window to the street and original fireplace surround (decorative only). Fitted carpet.
(Approx. 2.5m x 2.1m (floor area)) (8'3" x 7') Also modernised, with shower enclosure with glazed shower screen / door, plus white WC & wash hand basin. Vinyl flooring & heated towel rail / radiator. Velux window.
Small garden area to the front of the house with cast iron railings & gate, plus mainly paved yard to the rear which can be accessed from the kitchen or via a shared alley to the side of the house where there is a cold water tap. Note the adjoining property has a right of access over the rear yard.
Included in the sale is the terraced single garage next to the house which has a power supply.
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.
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