Key details

Address
House Site 1, Breiwick, Gott
Features
Within easy reach of Lerwick • Rural area • Fairly level site • Water, electricity and telephone services run close to the boundaries
Status
Sold
Entry
Immediate entry is available on conclusion of legal formalities

Overview

Excellent opportunity to acquire a house site in a rural area within easy reach of Lerwick and all its amenities, just 8 miles to the south, and on the right side of town for access to the north / Brae etc.

The fairly level site which extends to around 1/3 acre or thereby as shown on the plan should provide space for a good-sized detached house with a decent sized garden and views over the surrounding area.

The site previously had outline planning permission although this lapsed in 2018. Re-instating permission is not expected to be an issue although prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves in this regard by contacting the local planning office directly.

Water, electricity and telephone services serving neighbouring properties run close to the boundaries of the site, therefore servicing the site should be relatively straightforward although again purchasers should satisfy themselves in this regard.

General Information

The site is situated about 8 miles to the north of Lerwick at the end of the quiet Breiwick Road. The location puts it within easy reach of the town and also on the right side for access to the north / Brae etc.

The area has a very rural feel, with just a scattering of other houses. There is a local primary school in nearby Tingwall, other amenities can be found in the town.

The plot is generally level and enjoys a south / westerly aspect allowing for views over the surrounding area.

The size of the site should allow for plenty of space for a good-sized detached house with a decent garden.

Water, electricity and telephone services serving neighbouring properties run close to the boundaries of the site, therefore servicing the site should be relatively straightforward although purchasers should satisfy themselves in this regard by contacting the various utility providers directly as no warranties will be given.

Outline Planning Permission was granted in May 2013 (Ref: 2013/089) although this has now lapsed. Full planning permission will therefore be required which will be the responsibility of the purchaser. A copy of the previous outline planning permission can be found on Shetland Island Council’s website.

The site has already been decrofted.

Property location

To reach the site from the south, take the main road north out of Lerwick to Veensgarth, Tingwall and turn north following signs for Gott Farm, Strand & Laxfirth. Drive past the school on the right, up to the head of Strand Loch and turn right to Califf & Breiwick. Continue for just over a mile to a ‘T’ junction and turn left to Breiwick. Carry on for a further 1¼ to the end of the road; the site is on your right, next to a whitish coloured house with a side extension and brown wooden fence. From the north, turn left to Strand just before the main westside road junction, and follow directions from the head of Strand Loch.

We have availed ourselves of services provided by Harper Macleod of Lerwick, both in buying and selling residential property. Our needs on both these occasions were fully met and the service provided by them made our task in these circumstances, seemingly without effort.

Prior to this we had also received very helpful general advice pertaining to Shetland real estate from them. This was a tremendous benefit to us at the time.

If you are seeking cost effective, excellent real estate marketing and legal services, we would not hesitate in recommending Harper Macleod of Lerwick.
David & Jan Elliot
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