Conveniently situated right in the centre of Lerwick within easy walking distance of Commercial Street, North Ness Business Park & Mareel cinema / music venue, and the Toll Clock & Co-op, 13a Market Street is a two double bedroom, first floor flat forming part of a detached building housing two flats.
In addition to two double bedrooms, the accommodation which benefits from central heating provided by a heat exchanger connected to the Lerwick District Heating system, also includes a good-sized living room plus a modern fitted kitchen / diner and bathroom.
Externally the flat has its own shed plus use of a shared back garden / drying green.
The property requires some upgrading which is reflected in the price but nonetheless provides a spacious flatted property with the benefits of amenities close at hand.
The sale will include all white goods and furniture in the property at the time of viewing.
The flat has its own entrance at ground floor level to the rear, the entrance door opening to a part wood-lined lobby with plumbing for a washing machine and also housing the District Heating unit, an inner door opening to a further lobby and stair lit by a high level window and Velux to a hallway on the first floor with doors to all rooms and two handy built-in cupboards, one a general store cupboard with space for coats etc., the other a shelved airing cupboard with central heating radiator. A large ceiling hatch provides access a huge amount of storage space in the substantial floored and lined loft space which spans the full width of the building.
The kitchen / diner on the left which has a west-facing window to the rear of the building, has space for a table & chairs and ample modern fitted units with woodblock effect worktops and attractively tiled splash backs, the units including an integral electric oven and gas hub with cooker hood over, plus an inset sink. There is also space for a fridge and freezer, both appliances being included in the sale along with the washing machine in the lobby, although no warranties will be given. Wood effect laminate is laid to the floor and lighting is provided by a centre spotlight fitting.
Next to the kitchen is the living room, a good-sized room with window to Market Street, a fireplace with working open fire and shelved recess with meter cupboard below to one side, varnished floorboards and centre spotlight fitting. Note TV and chair not included.
The modern bathroom comprises a double ended bath with mixer tap and shower fitting over, the shower area being lined with tiles and large wall mirrors at either end, plus a white WC & wash hand basin with mirror over. Heating is provided by electric underfloor heating below the tiled floor and a heated towel rail / radiator supplied by the central heating system.
Finally there are two carpeted double bedrooms, bedroom 1 having a window to Market Street and shelved recess. West-facing bedroom 2 to the rear has a shelved-in cupboard.
Approx. 4.15m x 3.9m at widest points (13'8" x 12'10")
Kitchen / Diner
Approx. 3.45m x 3.35m (11'4" x 11')
Approx. 2.45m x 2m (8' x 6'8")
Approx. 3.9m x 2.6m (12'10" x 8'6")
Approx. 3.8m x 3.35m (12'6" x 11')
The flat enjoys use of the shared back garden / drying green where there is a large west-facing timber deck and a paved patio area. The first two sheds, originally and outside toilet and washroom, are shared with the ground floor flat. The last shed (with two doors) goes with 13a.
Understood to currently be Band B. 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:
The property is situated towards the southern end of the section of Market Street which runs between Commercial Road to the north and Harbour Street to the south. Approaching from the Harbour Street end, the flat is the upper flat in the second detached building on the left (west) side of the road. Entry is to the rear accessed via the path to the left side of the building.
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