living room / kitchen, 2 bedrooms, bathroom, garage.
Attractively situated two bedroom single storey detached house enjoying magnificent views over West Voe, requiring complete refurbishment. Lerwick, approximately 13 miles.
In addition to two bedrooms, the accommodation also includes a spacious living room / kitchen, and bathroom, plus a large attached garage.
The property is in poor condition which is reflected in the price. The original access to the site, which is now blocked by a fence, is owned by the adjoining landowner. Potential purchasers will therefore require to make their own enquiries regarding access to the property.
‘Idono’ is situated towards the south end of East Burra, about 7 miles from Scalloway and 13 miles from Lerwick, both of which are within easy commuting distance.
Although an island, Burra is linked to mainland Shetland by two fixed bridges via the neighbouring island of Trondra. There is an outdoor centre in Bridge End itself however the main amenities on the island are situated at Hamnavoe just over two miles north of the house, where there is a shop, primary school & marina. There is a garage with fuel pumps by the bridge over from Trondra, and further amenities at Scalloway include additional local shopping, another school and a swimming pool.
Burra has several fine beaches including Bannamin on West Burra, and Meal Beach to the north.
The house which is of timber frame / timber clad construction, was built in the late 1990's. It is however now in poor condition with much of the interior stripped out and will therefore require complete refurbishment.
It is being sold as seen and no warranties will be given in respect of any contents or services. All services / appliances have not and will not be tested. It is likely the property may not be mortgageable. Prospective purchasers requiring a loan should consult their lender.
Leading to hallway, with built-in cupboard space.
With built-in cupboard housing the hot water tank.
Living Room / Kitchen
(Approx. 6.6m x 4m) (21’8” x 13’) Good-sized bright room with window area to three sides making the most of the views. The living area has a window overlooking West Voe plus French doors to a covered deck along the south-west side of the house. The kitchen area has some fitted units although these are incomplete.
(Approx. 2.35m x 2m) (7’8” x 6’6”) Bath only, wash hand basin & WC removed.
(Approx. 3.2m x 3.05m) (10’6” x 10’)
(Approx. 3.45m x 2.9m) (11’4” x 9’7”) With two built-in cupboards.
(Approximately 6.6m x 4m) (21’8” x 13’2”)
Unfenced, rough site.
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 the Shetland Islands Council website.
Energy Efficiency Rating: D (60)
Drive to Bridge End at the southern end of Burra. Turn left at the War Memorial to Houss. Pass the Outdoor Centre on the right, cross the bridge and follow the road up the hill and around to the right past the Kirk. Continue past the Hall and the East Hogaland junction, turning right to a track with a sign for ‘Blimister’. ‘Idono’ is on the right opposite a modern white house on the left.
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