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• 2 bedrooms • living room • kitchen • bathroom • box room
Two bedroom, semi-detached, mainly stone-built former manse, situated in the easily accessible village of Quarff just over five miles south of Lerwick.
The property sits in a garden area enclosed by a stone dyke, the east side of the house enjoying fine views over the surrounding countryside to the sea in the distance.
In addition to two double bedrooms the mainly double glazed accommodation also comprises a living room, kitchen, bathroom & box room. Electric storage heating.
The property requires renovation and modernisation which is reflected in the price but nonetheless has the potential to provide an attractive home in this convenient location.
The adjoining church building is for sale separately through the Church of Scotland
'Virdalea' is situated in the village of Quarff which lies just over five miles south of Lerwick mainly on the west side of the A970 main road south road which puts Lerwick and all its amenities within easy commuting distance.
Quarff has its own village hall whilst primary schooling is provided at nearby Cunningsburgh about four miles to the south, secondary schooling at either or Sandwick or Lerwick, with school transport available.
The house, originally a manse, later a post office, and then a house, is attached to the Quarff Church of Scotland which is earmarked for closure and is now being advertised for sale.
The property is being sold in its current condition. No warranties will be given in respect of any contents or services.
On the Ground Floor:-
(Approx. 3.9m x 3.55m) (12'9" x 11'9") South-west facing room with space for a small table & chairs, fitted units and sink, built-in airing cupboard housing the stainless steel hot water tank, & storage heater. Entrance Lobby off with door to the garden.
(Approx. 4.5m x 3.3m at widest points) (14'9" x 10'10") North-west facing room with shelved cupboard housing the electric meters etc., storage heater and door to a hallway leading to the bathroom and stair to the first floor, with rear porch off providing a second entrance.
(Approx. 2.3m x 3.45m at longest point) (7'6" x 11'3") With bath, WC & wash hand basin, under-stairs cupboard & storage heater.
On the First Floor:-
With conservation style roof light and doors to two bedrooms and a box room.
(Approx. 3.9m x 3.2m (floor area)) (12'9" x 10'6") Double bedroom with gable window to the south-east looking out over the surrounding countryside to the sea.
(Approx. 3.85m x 3.3m at widest points (floor area)) (12'9" x 10'10") 'L'-shaped second double bedroom with gable window facing south-west and further Velux roof light.
(Approx. 2.9m x 1.95m at widest points (floor area)) (9'6" x 6'5") Velux window.
Most of the surrounding land goes with the property, the garden being surrounded by a stone dyke with access from the north-east between the church hall and a shed which is included in the sale, or from the roadside. The main garden area is to the south-east side of the house where there is a lawn / drying green. Note a small area of ground approximately 4' x 5' on the south-east side of the church hall belongs to the church.
Understood to currently be Band A. 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 (21)
The property is situated approximately half-way along the Easter & Wester Quarff loop road on the west side of the main A970 Lerwick - Sumburgh road which runs through Quarff.
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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.
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