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• 2 bedrooms & box bedroom / office • 2 reception rooms • Kitchen • 2 bath / shower rooms (one en-suite) • utility room
Tucked away behind Gladstone Terrace / Hillhead in the heart of the Lerwick Lanes conservation area, 'Uphus' is a spacious, split-level property by the Park Lane Community Garden, enjoying fantastic views over the rooftops of the old town across the harbour area to Bressay.
Built in 1989 this attractive detached house comprises two large dual-aspect reception rooms and a kitchen on the first floor, a utility room on the mezzanine entry level, plus a large master bedroom with extensive fitted wardrobes and en-suite shower room, a second double bedroom, bathroom & box bedroom / office on the lower ground floor which has access to a paved rear yard.
This is a rare opportunity to acquire a unique, modern property in this very central, sought-after, lanes location. The property has recently been redecorated internally and is therefore in 'walk-into' condition and offers a great Lerwick base within easy reach of Commercial Street shops, restaurants etc. and also the small boat harbour area.
On the Mezzanine Level:-
Entry to this split-level property is to the mezzanine floor, the front door opening to a large painted wood-lined hallway with window overlooking the picturesque Park Lane Community Garden by the house, a door to the utility room, and stairs up to the first floor and down to the lower ground floor. The flooring is hardwearing wood look 'Karndean' Palio Clic, and a hatch provides access to a large loft space.
(Approx. 2.2m x 1.45m) (7'2" x 4'9") With fitted units including plumbing for a washing machine which is included in the sale, coat hooks and wood laminate flooring.
On the First Floor:-
The carpeted stair leads up to the first floor with the dining area straight ahead and a large archway opening out to the sittingroom to the right. A door to the left opens to the kitchen.
(Approx. 5.7m x 3.9m) (18'8" x 12'9") Generously proportioned, particularly bright space thanks to its dual aspect, the windows to the rear enjoying the fantastic view over the rooftops of the Old Town to the harbour area and across to Bressay, the other windows facing south. Fitted shelving for books etc., fitted carpet, recessed ceiling spotlighting to the painted panelled ceiling controlled by two dimmer switches, & electric radiator.
(Approx. 4.3m x 3.2m) (14'6" x 10'6") Large dining area also enjoying a dual aspect and the view across to Bressay, with fitted carpet.
(Approx. 4.5m x 3.1m at widest points) (14'10" x 10'3") Good-sized kitchen with ample cupboard and worktop space provided by fitted units which include an integral oven and hob with concealed cooker hood over, plus inset sink, corner carousel & integral wine rack. A separate built-in cupboard provides additional shelved storage space. Freestanding fridge / freezer and dishwasher included in the sale. Tile effect laminate flooring & ceiling spotlighting.
On the Lower Ground Floor:-
The stairs from the mezzanine floor lead down to a carpeted hallway on the lower ground floor with doors to two bedrooms, the box bedroom / office & bathroom. Two built-in cupboards, one housing the Albion Ultrasteel hot water tank. Electric radiator.
Box Bedroom / Office
(Approx. 2.8m x 2.1m) (9'3" x 7') With window to the side lane and large built-in shelved cupboard along the end wall. Electric panel heater.
(Approx. 3.1m x 1.7m at widest points) (10'3" x 5'7") Family bathroom comprising a white suite, the bath having a wet wall lined shower area and glazed shower screen over, the wash hand basin being set in a fitted cupboard / vanity unit providing useful storage space for toiletries etc., with mirror over. Electric underfloor heating below the tiled floor, and ceiling spotlight fitting.
(Approx. 4.25m x 2.5m at widest points) (14' x 18'3") Carpeted double bedroom with window and glazed door to the rear yard. Electric panel heater.
(Approx. 4.15m x 3.95m at widest points) (13'6" x 13') Spacious master bedroom with two windows looking out to the rear yard and extensive run of fitted wardrobes and a dressing table along one wall providing extensive space for clothes. Fitted carpet & electric panel heater. Door to:-
En-suite Shower Room
(Approx. 2.1m x 1.6m) 6'10" x 5'3"). Tiled en-suite with shower, WC & wash hand basin set in fitted cupboard / vanity unit.
There are mains powered smoke and heat detectors throughout the house.
Paved rear yard enclosed by a stone dyke and established planting. Rotary clothes dryer.
Understood to currently be Band E. 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: F (30)
'Uphus' is tucked away behind Gladstone Terrace / Hillhead in the Lerwick Lanes conservation area with access down from either Reform or Pitt Lanes, or up Park Lane from Commercial Street, the property being situated next to the attractively landscaped communal garden area.
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