Holmsgarth Cottage, 144 North Road, Lerwick, ZE1 0PR

Fixed Price £238,000
Key Details

Reception Rooms:






Energy Efficiency:

C (75)

Council Tax:

Band E


Fixed Price £238,000




By arrangement

Home Report:

Available for this property


Please telephone the seller direct on 07738 957 314 or 01595 691033


• 3 bedrooms, one with en-suite and one with dressing room • living room • kitchen / diner • 1 family bathroom • porch / utility area • garden shed

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Attractive, three double bedroom detached house set in a well-kept mature garden with ample parking, on the north side of Lerwick enjoying a fine view of the harbour area to the rear and side. The location puts the property within 10 minute walking distance of the Co-op supermarket, and also Anderson High School and the Clickimin leisure centre.

Benefitting from central heating and hot water provided by the Lerwick District Heating system, PVC double glazing throughout. This 'walk-into', particularly bright accommodation comprises porch/utility, entrance hallway leading to a living room, kitchen, bathroom, and 2 double bedrooms on the ground floor, one with en-suite shower. On the first floor, 3rd double bedroom and 2 walk in closets with ample storage.

In addition to a large graveled parking area suitable for 5 cars, there is a lawned front garden, south-facing deck, detached garden shed and particularly secluded back garden area surrounded by mature trees and rockery.

Viewing essential


On the Ground Floor:-


Access to the property is through the large parking area and the neatly kept front garden which leads to a south-facing timber deck and the uPVC front door to porch/utility area. (Appliance available by separate negotiation).


Brightly lit hall with triple window overlooking the deck providing lots of natural light. On entering the hall there are doors to the living room, a bathroom and one of the two downstairs bedrooms. Airing cupboard housing district heating unit newly installed in 2019.

Living Room

(Approx. 4.4m x 3.7m) (14'6" x 12'2") Dual-aspect room, again with lots of natural light thanks to windows to the south and east, the east window providing harbour views.


(Approx. 3.4m x 2.9m) (11'2" x 9'7") Another bright room, this time the windows facing east and north, enjoying views to Whalsay and Bressay. Fully fitted kitchen, including fridge, dishwasher and cooker. This kitchen can comfortably seat 6 – 8 people.


(Approx. 2.3m x 1.65m) (7'8" x 5'5") Comprising a white three piece suite with wet-wall lined screened shower over bath.

Master Bedroom with en-suite shower

(Overall approx. 5.55m x 2.6m at widest point including wardrobe) (18'2" x 8'6") Master bedroom with good sized en-suite including ample storage. Windows to the front and side, and rear, and a built-in triple wardrobe with sliding mirror doors, hanging & shelf space. Telephone point & Sky TV.

Bedroom 2

(Approximately 3.3m x 2.7m at widest point) North-facing double bedroom with view of the Marina out towards Whalsay. A built-in triple wardrobe with sliding mirror doors, fitted shelving and hanging rail provides ample space for clothes / storage, there is a further built-in cupboard under the stairs. Telephone point.

On the First Floor:-

Bedroom 3

(Approx. 3.55m x 2.65m (floor area)) (11'7" x 8'8") Double bedroom with south facing dormer window, telephone point and access to further storage in the eaves to both sides of the room. A walk-in dressing room (approx. 2.6m x 1.3m (floor area)) (8'7" x 4'4") with a velux window and access door to the attic. Telephone point and Sky TV.

Top Landing

Walk-in cupboard directly above main bathroom, would be suitable as a third toilet/shower room.

The sale will include all carpets and other fixed floor coverings, the curtains and blinds, and light fittings.


The property sits in a mature garden which includes a large chipped parking area along the roadside. From the parking area a graveled path with mature lawns to either side leads to a south-facing timber deck and the porch. To the side is a large garden shed (approx. 3.9m x 2.45m) (12'9" x 8'2") with fitted work bench and cabinets, power & lighting, and inspection pit. There is a cold water tap by the deck and a rotary clothes dryer.

A graveled area behind the shed leads round to the back garden, a particularly private and sheltered space with lawn and raised flower bed surrounded by several mature trees and established planting.

It is understood that there used to be a garage on the parking area which suggests that it may be possible to erect a garage there although this would be subject to the usual consents required and prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves in this regard.

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: C (75)

Property Location

The property lies towards the Gremista end of North Road. Approaching from the Gremista roundabout turn up Gremista Brae and take the first right into North Road. Past the first turning on the left (Holmsgarth Brae); Holmsgarth Cottage is the second house on the left after the house on the corner.

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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.

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