Key details

Address
Mangaster, Sullom, Brae, ZE2 9RE
Features
3 bedrooms • living room • kitchen • bathroom & separate toilet • utility room
Status
Available
Price
Offers over £60,000
Entry
Immediate entry is available on conclusion of legal formalities.
Closing date
12:00pm Wednesday 20th October

  • receptions 1 Reception Room
  • bedrooms 3 Bedrooms
  • bathrooms 1 Bathroom
  • Council Tax Band: C

Overview

Detached three bedroom property in an attractive rural location at the end of a side road just over three miles from the centre of Brae and amenities including the High School, leisure centre & Co-op mini-supermarket.

The property enjoys a southerly aspect and stunning views over Mangaster Voe.

The accommodation currently comprises a kitchen, bedroom (or 2nd reception room), bathroom and utility room on the ground floor plus a living room, two bedrooms and a toilet upstairs.

The property sits in around ¼ acre although the site requires development.

The property requires extensive repair including the likelihood of some structural work, and modernisation, which is reflected in the price.

Due to the condition of the property a home report is not required.

General Information

The property is situated just over three miles north of the village of Brae, the main population centre for the North Mainland area and the location of the area’s main services and amenities, these including a High School providing nursery, primary & secondary schooling, a leisure centre / swimming pool, health centre (including dental suite) and Co-op mini-supermarket. There are also several other local shops, a garage, award winning fish & chip shop, hotel & bar.

The location of the property means it is well placed for access to oil and other related industries at Sullom Voe oil terminal and the Shetland gas plant. Lerwick is also within easy commuting distance.

The property is being sold in its current condition and no warranties will be given in respect of any contents or services. The property is clad with Sullom blocks which can suffer from a degenerative condition. Prospective purchasers seeking more advice in this regard should discuss with a surveyor / builder etc. Drainage is to a septic tank although this is in poor condition.

Accommodation

Entry is via a side porch which leads to a hall passage with two cupboards, one for coats etc. and the other housing a hot water tank, and doors to a kitchen with windows to the front and side enjoying the views, a dual-aspect double bedroom or second reception room to the rear, and a further lobby by the stairs to the first floor, with second entrance door, leading to a bathroom and utility room.

Upstairs there is a living room with windows to the south and west again making the most of the fine views, two bedrooms, a toilet with WC & wash hand basin, plus a large eaves store cupboard.

Room Sizes

On the Ground Floor:-

Porch

Approx. 2.85m x 1.65m

Kitchen

Approx. 4.05m x 3.9m

Bedroom 1 or 2nd Reception Room

Approx. 4.95m x 3.7m

Bathroom

Approx. 2.15m x 1.9m

Utility Room

Approx. 3.2m x 1.95m

On the Ground Floor:-

Living Room

Approx. 3.9m x 3.9m

Bedroom 2

Approx. 3.9m x 2.55m

Bedroom 3

Approx. 4.95m x 2.8m

Toilet

Approx. 2.2m x 1m

External

Access to the property is over a shared track from the cattle grid at the end of the road. A small garden area surrounds the house, but the site also includes the additional area to the west which includes the ruin of an old stone byre and the grassed fenced area next to it. Click here to see a site plan.

Council Tax

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:

http://www.shetland.gov.uk/counciltax/charges.asp

Property location

The property is situated off the main A970 road about three miles north of Brae. Drive past Mavis Grind (where the Atlantic Ocean meets the North Sea and continue alongside the head of Mangaster Voe, to a turning left to Mangaster. The property is the middle house of the three houses right at the end of the road.

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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.

Thanks again for your brilliant service with both my property sales over the past years. Your experience in Shetland is much noted with local people.

Selling my house whilst living in Edinburgh was a daunting prospect but I should not have worried. The communications between both parties was easy and the sale of my property went through without any hitches.
Diane Legget
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Mangaster, Sullom, Brae, ZE2 9RE