Key details

Top Floor Flat, 82b Commercial Street, Lerwick, ZE1 0DL
two double bedrooms • living room • kitchen / diner • shower room
Under offer
By arrangement.

  • receptions 1 Reception Room
  • bedrooms 2 Bedrooms
  • bathrooms 1 Bathroom
  • Council Tax Band: D
  • Energy Efficiency: D (59)


Top floor, two double bedroom flat situated right in the heart of Lerwick’s town centre with amenities close at hand, enjoying fantastic views over the Esplanade, Victoria Pier and the harbour area, and across the sound to Bressay.

This double-glazed accommodation comprises of two double bedrooms with built-in wardrobes, a modern kitchen, an attractive living room and a shower room.

The flat forms part of a four storey Grade 'B' listed building on Commercial Street.

If not used on a permanent basis, the property would make a great town centre base given the close proximity to the harbour area and amenities.


The flat door opens to a short stair with a large, electrically controlled Velux window overhead providing plenty of natural light (there are also high level spotlights around the Velux and floor level lights to the stair), to the large hall. On the right is the kitchen and bedroom whilst to the left the hall opens out to provide a wider area outside the second bedroom and the living room with three pendant light fittings. Storage is provided by two handy cupboards, a good-sized cloak cupboard with fitted light, and a second shelved cupboard which has power points. The engineered wood laminate flooring has two separate individually controllable electric under-floor heating zones.

The recently fitted modern kitchen has cream cupboards set off by wood effect worktops, grey marble effect splash backs, an integral oven / hob, fridge / freezer and a washing machine which are included in the sale There is a wood effect laminate floor and ceiling spotlights.

The attractive, light and airy living room with engineered wood laminate flooring throughout matching that in the hall (again with electric under-floor heating), and a large east-facing window enjoying the fantastic views across to Bressay. At one end of the room is a recess for a flat screen T.V, with additional display recesses to either side with glazed shelving & integral spotlighting. At the other end of the room a large recess provides a dining or general study area. Lighting is provided by a series of recessed ceiling spotlights controlled by three dimmer switches allowing a variety of lighting effects to be created.

Two carpeted double bedrooms. Bedroom 1 is north-facing with a large built-in wardrobe along one wall with sliding black glass doors and fitted shelving & hanging space. Providing lots of useful storage space. Individually controllable electric under-floor heating. Bedroom 2 is a generously proportioned room with a window to the west overlooking Commercial Street and lots of storage space provided by built-in wardrobes along one wall with further shelving to the side. Storage / convector heater.

A few steps up from the hall, again with floor level lighting, lead to the shower room which comprises of a tiled shower enclosure with a feature glass block wall, electric shower & glazed door, plus a contemporary white wall hung W.C. with concealed cistern and a wash hand basin / vanity unit with cupboard space below and large wall mirror & light over. Window with built-in storage below, further built-in shelving on either side of the W.C. and additional wall mirrors over, recessed ceiling spotlighting, vinyl flooring, chrome finish electric ladder towel rail & loft hatch.

The property is situated in the Lerwick Conservation Area.

Rooms Sizes (All approximate)

Living Room

4.05m x 3.55m at widest points plus recess measuring approx. 3m x 1.1m) (13’4” x 11’8” + 9’10” x 3’7”)

Kitchen / Diner

4.65mn x 2.8m (15’3” x 9’3”)

Bedroom 1

3.6m x 3.05m including wardrobe (11’10” x 10’)

Bedroom 2

5.2m x 3.25m at widest points (17’1” x 10’8” + wardrobes)

Shower Room

2.6m x 1.7m) (8’6” x 5’7”)

Council Tax

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.

Property location

Entrance to the property is from Angus Closs which runs between Commercial Street and Harrison Square / the Esplanade, just to the left of the ‘Aurora’ shop on Commercial Street. The entrance opens to a shared stair leading up to a landing and the door to the flat.


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.

We have been very pleased with the professional service we received from Harper Macleod. In particular the sales particulars and marketing of the property.  The advice received during the sale process was extremely helpful and the conveyancing was straightforward and hassle free. Would recommend Harper Macleod.
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