Key details

Address
Bonarbrak, Sullom, ZE2 9RD
Features
double bedroom • living room • kitchen • shower room
Status
Sold
Entry
By arrangement.
Closing date
12:00pm Friday 29th September

  • receptions 1 Reception Room
  • bedrooms 1 Bedroom
  • bathrooms 1 Bathroom
  • Council Tax Band: A
  • Energy Efficiency: C (70)

Overview

Charming one bedroom detached cottage set in a scenic, secluded area with fine views over to Sullom Voe, approximately 5 miles from Brae and 28 miles from Lerwick.

This double-glazed accommodation is all conveniently arranged on one level and comprises of a double bedroom, living room, kitchen and shower room.

Heating is provided by storage heaters, electric underfloor heating in the kitchen and shower room and a cosy solid-fuel stove.

The property sits in a large fenced garden area with additional area of ground to the rear with a polytunnel.

Ideal first time buy or rental opportunity.

General Information

‘Bonarbrak’ is situated on the east side of Sullom just a couple of miles to the north of Brae, the main population centre for the North Mainland area of Shetland and the location of the area’s main services and amenities which are conveniently within easy reach, these including a High School providing nursery, primary & secondary schooling, a leisure centre / swimming pool, health centre (including dental suite) and a Co-op mini-supermarket. There are also a couple of other local shops including a small DIY store, a garage, fish & chip shop, takeaway, hotel and bar.

The location of the property means it is well placed for access to oil and other related industries at Sullom Voe oil terminal, and also the Shetland Gas Plant. Lerwick is still within easy commuting distance.

Further information on Brae and also the Northmavine area can be found at:

https://www.shetland.org/visit/plan/areas/northmavine

Accommodation

Entry to the property is via the front door which opens to a bright, dual-aspect entrance hallway with coat hooks and plenty of space for shoes, artificial lighting is provided by spotlights. Dark grey tiled flooring.

A door to the left opens to the south-facing, good-sized living room with a cosy solid-fuel stove set on dark grey heath. Wood effect laminate flooring.

The kitchen benefits from modern cabinets with white worktops and black and silver splash backs, to the units including an integral gas hob and electric oven plus space for a washing machine and dishwasher which are included in the sale although no warranties will be given. Dark grey tiled flooring.

To the other side of the property, you will find a carpeted double bedroom. Natural lighting is provided by dual-aspect windows, one being south-facing and artificial lighting is provided by spotlights.

The shower room comprises of a large shower, WC and table top sink. A shelved cupboard is off the shower room and has additional storage space with loft access. Heated towel rail. Tiled flooring.

Rooms Sizes (All approximate)

Living Room

3.9m x 3.6m (12’9” x 11’9”)

Kitchen

3.6m x 2m (11’9” x 6’6”)

Bedroom

3.9m x 3.6m (12’9” x 11’9”)

Shower Room

2.8m x 1m extending to 2.4m (9’2” x 3’3” / 7’10”)

External

The property sits in a good-sized fenced garden area to the front and rear. The rear having a clothes pole. There is additional land behind the property which includes a polytunnel.

Council Tax

Understood to currently be Band A. 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:

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

Property location

To reach the house, continue past Brae and follow the main road, passing the road to Mangaster on the left. Turn right to Sullom, the turn in just before the bus stop. Follow the road until you come to the junction heading straight over the cattle grid or around to the community centre and go straight ahead over the cattle grid. Follow the road to the end and you will reach Bonarbrak.

Personally I was absolutely delighted with how it was handled from start to finish. Also, As a couple, Beth and myself were hugely impressed with the professionalism, attention to detail and speed your team delivered to us selling both property and buying another.
David Simpson
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Bonarbrak, Sullom, ZE2 9RD