- 2 Reception Rooms
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- Council Tax Band: D
- Energy Efficiency: E (54)
Enjoying picturesque views over the sea and to Sandwick, Springfield is a beautifully presented three bedroom detached property with close proximity to local amenities including a local shop, primary school and swimming pool. Lerwick approximately 13 miles.
This accommodation is arranged over two floors and comprises of three double bedrooms (one with a large walk in wardrobe), two reception rooms, kitchen / dining area, sun room, family bathroom, shower room and utility room.
Central heating is provided by an oil-fired boiler with underfloor heating in the family bathroom.
The property sits on a large garden with a chipped seating area for low maintenance to the front, a shed with power and heating and a large tarred driveway on the approach and to the side of the house.
Lovely family home – early viewing recommended.
‘Springfield’ is situated in the village of Hoswick, part of the wider Sandwick area, conveniently located in the South Mainland of Shetland approximately mid-way between Lerwick, 13 miles to the north, and Sumburgh and the airport to the south, both being within easy reach by car or by bus as Lerwick - Sumburgh bus services run through Sandwick.
Sandwick benefits from an excellent range of amenities including a local shop & post office, Junior High School (nursery, primary & secondary schooling to year 4), public swimming pool, village hall, community centre, social club & garage. Hoswick itself has a small visitor centre / tea room, whilst Leebitton is the departure point for the summer boat trips to the island of Mousa and its historic broch.
Further information about Sandwick and the South Mainland area can be found at:-
Entry to the property is to the front of the house through the sun room which enjoys stunning views over Hoswick Bay, the sea and to Sandwick. An inner door opens to a short hallway with coat hooks and two doors, to the right you will find the living room and to the left you will find a second reception room.
The carpeted, dual-aspect living room benefits from the beautiful views and windows let in lots of natural light. A cosy solid-fuel stove set on a dark grey slate hearth provides alternate heating.
The second reception room is currently used as an office but this good-sized room offers lots of extra space, also benefitting from the stunning views and again, a solid-fuel stove set in a tiled fireplace surround. Wood flooring.
The carpeted master bedroom is located at the rear of the property and benefits from a dual aspect. There is a huge-walk in wardrobe with lots of storage space.
The family bathroom comprises of a white WC, wash hand basin, bath and separate shower. Heated towel rail. Dark grey tiled flooring.
The large triple-aspect kitchen / dining area offers plenty of natural light, one window facing south, one looking over the beautiful views and one looking to the rear. The modern kitchen has ample modern cabinets with wood effect worktops and including an integral hob, double oven, grill and dishwasher. There is also plenty of space for a dining table and chairs. Wood effect laminate flooring.
The utility room includes a washing machine, freezer and space for a tumble dryer. Dark grey tile effect vinyl flooring.
Upstairs you will find two large double bedrooms, a shower room and a seating area on the landing.
The two spacious, carpeted double bedrooms both look out onto the stunning views and have access to the eaves. Bedroom 3 benefits from a large wardrobe.
The shower room comprises of a white WC, wash hand basin and electric corner shower.
Rooms Sizes (All approximate)
On the Ground Floor:-
4.1m x 3.65m (13’5” x 11’11”)
2nd Reception Room
4.1m x 3.65m (13’5” x 11’11)
7.1m x 3.9m (23’5” x 12’9”)
3m x 4.95m (9’10” x 16’2”)
2.85m x 2.05m (9’4” x 6’8”)
3.6m x 1.85m (11’9” x 6’)
2.85m x 2.4m (9’4” x 7’10”)
On the First Floor:-
3.75m x 2.6m (12’3” x 8’6”)
4.55m x 3.1m (14’11” x 10’2”)
2.35m x 1.95m (7’8” x 6’4”)
The property has a large grassed area to the front with a chipped seating area that leads to the front door and the shed which benefits from having a power supply and heating. The driveway is tarred on the approach and to the side of the house.
Understood to currently be Band D. Prospective purchasers should however contact Shetland Islands Council directly for confirmation. Council Tax Bands may be reassessed by the Joint Valuation Board when a property is sold. Details of Council Tax rates can be found on Shetland Island Council’s website at:
Take the Sandwick/Hoswick junction from the main road and follow the road into Hoswick, past the visitor centre. Continue up the hill almost to the top, ‘Springfield’ is on your left.
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.
Many thanks for dealing with our sale so efficiently.