Key details

Address
5 Havragord, Brae, ZE2 9SZ
Features
3 bedrooms • living room • kitchen / diner • bathroom • garden shed
Status
Sold
Entry
Immediate entry is available on completion of legal formalities.
Closing date
12:00pm Friday 4th February

  • receptions 1 Reception Room
  • bedrooms 3 Bedrooms
  • bathrooms 1 Bathroom
  • Council Tax Band: A
  • Energy Efficiency: D (62)

Overview

Set on the edge of the estate and enjoying an open view at the rear across to the voe, 5 Havragord is a three bedroom semi-detached property situated in a very convenient central Brae location by a public open space and children’s play park, and within easy walking distance of a range of amenities including the High School, leisure centre, health centre & Co-op. Lerwick approximately 23 miles.

Arranged over two floors, the double-glazed, ‘walk-into’ accommodation which is heated by electric storage / panel heaters, comprises a good-sized south-facing living room, attractively fitted kitchen / diner with integral appliances, a single bedroom and a modern bathroom on the ground floor, plus two further double bedrooms upstairs. There are fenced garden areas to the front and rear, the large rear garden having a lawn / drying green, garden shed, private parking space plus a large timber deck outside the kitchen.

Excellent first time buy or ‘buy-to-let’.

General Information

‘Havragord’ is conveniently situated right in the centre of Brae within each reach of a wide range of amenities including the High School which provides nursery, primary & secondary school (including to year 6), the swimming pool & leisure centre, health centre including dental suite, and also a Co-op mini-supermarket, all a short stroll away. Other amenities, again within walking distance, include an award winning fish & chip shop, garage, builder’s merchants, hotel & bar. There is a public open space and children’s play park right next to Havragord.

Brae is the main population centre for the North Mainland area of Shetland and is convenient for easy access to Sullom Voe Oil Terminal and the gas plant.

Accommodation

Entry is to the side of the house, the uPVC double glazed door opening to a lobby with handy built-in cloak cupboard which also houses the meters etc., tile effect vinyl flooring and a half-glazed inner door to the hall laid with wooden flooring which extends into the living room.

On the left is a built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water tank, a carpeted single bedroom or office which enjoys a view to the voe, plus a glazed door to the attractively fitted kitchen which also has a window and glazed door enjoying the view, the door opening to a substantial timber deck and the back garden. There is plenty of space for a table & chairs and the modern cream coloured units are finished off with solid woodblock worktops and include an integral oven, microwave & hob with concealed cooker hood over plus a concealed integrated fridge / freezer and dishwasher. There is also a 1½ bowl sink, plumbing for a washing machine (appliance not included) and a glazed cabinet with integral light. Worktop low level plinth lights provide additional artificial light. Grey wood effect vinyl flooring throughout. Note all the appliances in the kitchen are understood to be in working order although no warranties will be given.

At the other end of the hall is another built-in storage cupboard plus a wetwall-lined bathroom with white three-piece suite, the bath having an electric shower and glazed screen over. Heating is provided by heated towel rail and the flooring is tile effect vinyl.

Finally on the ground floor, the good-sized living room has the same flooring as the hall and feature wallpapering to one wall, this room enjoying an open southerly aspect, the triple window looking out over the front garden.

The carpeted stair from the hall leads up to a carpeted landing with Velux window, loft hatch and doors to two double bedrooms, both with south-facing Velux windows with integral blinds, and wood laminate flooring, the main bedroom (bedroom 2) having a walk-in wardrobe.

Rooms Sizes

On the Ground Floor:-

Living Room

Approx. 4.3m x 3.35m (14’ x 11’)

Kitchen / Diner

Approx. 4.2m x 2.8m (13’9” x 9’3”)

Bedroom 1

Approx. 2.8m x 2.65m (at widest points) (9’3”x 8’9”)

Bathroom

Approx. 2m x 1.65m (6’6” x 5’6”)

On the First Floor:-

Bedroom 2 (right)

Approx. 3.35m x 3.05m (floor area) (11’ x 10’)

Bedroom 3 (left)

Approx. 4.2m x 2.55m at widest points (floor area) (13’9” x 8’4”)

External

The site comprises a fenced stone chipped garden area to the front, a further area to the side of the house with garden shed (approx. 12’ x 7’), plus good-sized back garden, again fenced, comprising a lawn / drying green, stone chipped area and a large timber deck outside the kitchen. The house has its own private parking space to the rear accessed via ‘Lingapund’, although there is also a large public parking area on ‘Havragord’ to the front. Due to the location of the property on the edge of the estate, the house enjoys open views to the voe.

Council Tax

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 Shetland Island Council’s website at:

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

Property location

To reach the property drive into the centre of Brae on the main A970 road north, and take the turning signposted for Sullom Voe Oil Terminal (B9076) between the leisure centre and Co-op. Pass the garage depot on the right and turn first left into Havragord continuing to a large public parking area at the end of the road next to the children’s play area. No.5 is the left hand house of the second pair of semi-detached houses on the left.

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5 Havragord, Brae, ZE2 9SZ