House site with full planning permission, Russell Crescent, Lerwick

Offers Over £65,000 (site valuation £85,000)
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Offers Over £65,000 (site valuation £85,000)




By arrangement.


This is a very rare opportunity for a new-build in a convenient location in the centre of Lerwick, early viewing recommended. For further details please contact the sellers direct on 01595 695641 or 07533 544 471.


Very rare opportunity to acquire a house site with detailed planning permission and a building warrant already in place for a detached two bedroom single storey property in a convenient central Lerwick location just along the road from the hospital, and also within easy walking distance of the Clickimin leisure centre, Tesco's supermarket, and also both the new Anderson High School and Bells Brae primary.

Designed by renowned local architect Alan McKay and benefitting from a westerly aspect, the proposed accommodation which would be ideal for anyone downsizing, comprises a living / dining room, kitchen, utility room, two double bedrooms (one en-suite), a second shower room, plus an entrance hall / sunroom.

Separately accessed from Russell Crescent the site will have two off-street parking spaces and a small, easily managed garden area.

General Information

The site has detailed planning permission and a building warrant for a single storey detached blockwork clad house with a mainly rendered finish aside from timber cladding to the porch, all below a fibre cement profile sheet roof.

Details of the planning permission (Ref: 2018/016/PPF) and the building warrant (Ref: BW/2018/119) including plans can be found on the Council's website.

Click here for copies of plans and elevations.

The well-designed accommodation comprises a bright entrance porch / sun room with a large glazed area to the west, a 27m² living / dining room with a dual-aspect including west-facing patio doors and further window to the east, and doors to an 8m² kitchen and a separate utility room, two double bedrooms both with built-in wardrobes, the master bedroom having an en-suite, a further shower room and hall.

Central heating would be provided by an air-source heat pump.

Externally there is an easily managed garden area and off-street parking for two cars.

The site is situated on the corner by the junction of Russell Crescent where there is a low wall, and Cairnfield Road, just along from the hospital. Access would be from Russell Crescent.

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