- 1 Reception Room
- 3 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- Council Tax Band: C
- Energy Efficiency: E (49)
Conveniently situated by the local primary school and a mini-supermarket with post office & fuel, 'Berg' is a three bedroom, single storey, detached house set in an unusually large garden estimated to extend to around 2/3 acre or thereby. The house benefits from a sunny south-facing aspect to the front and fine open views over the surrounding countryside to rear. Lerwick approximately 20 miles.
In addition to the three bedrooms which includes a main bedroom with walk-in wardrobe, the double glazed accommodation which benefits from oil-fired central heating, also comprises a spacious south-facing living room, good-sized kitchen / dining room, shower room and utility area / store. The mainly grassed site provides plenty of space to extend the property or perhaps site a polytunnel.
The property provides a great family home thanks to its convenient location and the huge amount of outdoor space.
Early viewing recommended.
'Berg' is conveniently situated by the local primary school and Mainland’s mini-supermarket at Dunrossness in the South Mainland of Shetland approximately 20 miles from Lerwick which is easily accessible by bus as hourly Lerwick – Sumburgh bus services run along the main road through Dunrossness a short distance from the house. Mainland’s store has a post office and fuel and there is also a small DIY store. Secondary schooling is provided at Sandwick or Lerwick and the airport at Sumburgh is within easy reach for air travel to mainland Scotland. The doctor’s surgery for the South Mainland area is at Levenwick.
Further information about the South Mainland area can be found at:- https://www.shetland.org/visit/plan/areas/south-mainland
‘Berg’ is double glazed and has central heating provided by an oil-fired boiler in the garage which also supplies hot water although the hot water tank also has dual back-up immersion heaters. The property has been considerably upgraded since the current owners' purchase five years ago, work including re-plumbing and re-wiring, a new shower room, new uPVC front door, and complete re-decoration and new floor coverings throughout.
The sale will include all fixed floor coverings and light fittings.
Entry to the property is via a bright, south-facing porch with tile effect laminate flooring and an inner door with glazed side panel to the hall which like the rest of the house is decorated in light neutral colours and has wood effect vinyl flooring. The living room and kitchen / dining room are to the right, ahead is the shower room whilst a passage to the left leads to the three bedrooms. Two built-in cupboards provide useful storage space, one for coats etc. and also housing the electric meter. A hatch with pull-down ladder provides easy access to the loft.
The living room is a particularly bright and spacious room its large window enjoying a southerly aspect. Heating is provided by two central heating radiators. There is an open fire which is thought to be in working order however this has not been used by the current owners and should therefore be tested prior to use.
Next to the living room is the kitchen / dining room, again a good-size, with two windows to the rear of the house enjoying open views over the back garden and surrounding countryside. Modern fitted units provide ample cupboard & worktop space and include a cooker hood, concealed integrated fridge / freezer, inset sink, deep pan drawers, a useful pull-out larder unit and plumbing for a dishwasher which will remain along with the cooker and fridge / freezer although no warranties will be given. The dining area which is separated from the kitchen by a peninsular unit, has plenty of space for a table & chairs and two built-in cupboards, one a shelved airing cupboard with electric heater. Lighting is provided by recessed ceiling spotlights to the kitchen and a pendant fitting to the dining area.
A door from the kitchen opens to a utility area, this useful space having plumbing for a washing machine (appliance not included), a back door and also housing the hot water tank and central heating boiler. A door from here leads through to a further store for lawn mower, garden implements etc. The tumble dryer and possibly the freezer, and the ride-on lawn movwer are available by separate negotiation.
Back off the hall the shower room was attractively re-fitted in 2016 and now comprises an extra-large, walk-in wet wall lined shower enclosure with glazed screen / door plus a white WC and wash hand basin with mixer tap and mirror over. There is also a large capacity electric ladder style heated towel rail / radiator and a shaver point.
The remainder of the accommodation comprises the three bedrooms all of which have the same wood effect vinyl flooring. The large main bedroom 1 enjoys a southerly aspect this room having a striking wallpaper mural to one wall and a large walk-in wardrobe. This was originally an en-suite and the plumbing fittings remain in place allowing for easy reinstatement of an en-suite if required. Bedrooms 2 & 3, a good-sized double and a single, both face north. Bedroom 2 has a built-in wardrobe.
Approx. 5.3m x 4.75m at widest points (17’5” x 15’7”)
Kitchen / Dining Room
Approx. 5.3m x 4.2m (17’6” x 13’9”)
Approx. 2.8m x 1.8m (9’2” x 5’11”)
Approx. 4.2m x 2.9m (13’10” x 9’7”)
(Approx. 2m x 1.3m) (6’6” x 4’3”)
Approx. 4.2m x 2.9m (13’10” x 9’7”)
Approx. 3.2m x 2.6m (10’6” x 8’7”)
Approx. 4.5m x 3m (14’10” x 9’10”)
Approx. 3m x 2.7m (9’10” x 8’10”)
The property is set in an unusually large site which is estimated to extend to around 2/3 acre or thereby, the site being enclosed by a fence or stone wall and mainly grassed. There is a fenced dog run to the rear and a cold water tap outside the utility area / store.
The site provides a huge amount of outdoor space, great for families, and should provide space for extending the property or installing a polytunnel, subject to the usual consents and prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves in this regard.
Understood to currently be Band C. Prospective purchasers should however contact Shetland Islands Council directly for confirmation. Details of Council Tax rates can be found on Shetland Island Council’s website at:
To reach the property turn west to Quendale from the main Lerwick - Sumburgh road by Mainland’s mini-supermarket at Dunrossness. Turn immediately right towards a group of three houses; 'Berg' is 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.
Harper Macleod were a dream to work with when marketing our home. Robert Bell was professional, timely and organised when it came to all aspects of the marketing and correspondence. He took beautiful photographs for marketing and we felt he really understood our proprieties best features and exemplified this. We would not hesitate to use Harper Macleod again in the future and cannot thank them enough for making the selling process so easy
Please telephone the sellers direct on 07713 259 262 or 07765 397 272, or contact our reception.