159 Commercial Street
Lerwick, Shetland
ZE1 0EX

Solheimr, 51 Fogralea, Lerwick, ZE1 0SR (Offers in excess of 365,000). click here for map

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Front View

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Stunning Views

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Secluded Back Garden

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Rear View

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Living Room

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Spacious Modern Kitchen

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Dining Area

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Main Bedroom

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Bathroom First Floor

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Garage

Type: Detached

Location: Central Mainland

Bedooms: 5+ | Bathrooms: 3+

Garden: yes | Garage: yes | Loft: yes | CH: yes

Details:

SUBSTANTIAL 4-STOREY DETACHED HOUSE IN ELEVATED POSITION IN SOUGHT-AFTER AREA OF LERWICK WITH STUNNING PANORAMIC LAND AND SEA VIEWS. LARGE LAWN AND GARDEN AREAS TO THE FRONT AND REAR, INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE AND TARRED DRIVEWAY.  FULLY DOUBLE-GLAZED, WITH OIL-FIRED CENTRAL HEATING.  IDEAL FAMILY HOME, BUY-TO LET OR POTENTIAL GUEST HOUSE (SUBJECT TO USUAL CONSENTS.)
VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:-

BASEMENT
HALLWAY
LARGE DOUBLE GARAGE
UTILITY ROOM
BEDROOM
 

GROUND FLOOR
ENTRANCE VESTIBULE & HALLWAY
OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/LIVINGROOM/DINING AREA
SHOWER ROOM
FIRST FLOOR
3 BEDROOMS (1 WITH ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM)
BATHROOM
 

SECOND FLOOR
OPEN PLAN AREA/BEDROOM/STUDY
BEDROOM

OFFERS IN EXCESS OF £365,000

TO VIEW TELEPHONE: 07793 080605

 

This substantial property is set in an elevated position in the south end of Lerwick, overlooking the island of Bressay, the Knab, the Ness of Sound, Clickimin Broch and the surrounding area.  It is within close proximity to most local amenities, including both primary schools, the local supermarkets,  the newly-built Anderson High School and indoor football facility, football pitches and Clickimin Sports Centre, with the public service bus route only a short stroll away. It is also within easy commuting distance of Sumburgh airport to the south and Sullom Voe Oil Terminal to the north

The property, which is fully double-glazed, has oil-fired central heating and a large integral double garage.  It is in ‘move into’ condition and would make an ideal family home or buy-to-let.

There are extensive, fully enclosed lawn and garden areas with mature trees, shrubs and bushes providing both privacy and shelter. 

Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate its full potential.

The Accommodation comprises:- 

Basement

Hallway
There is an outside door leading to the back garden and a large built-in cupboard with hanging rail and shelving.

Double Garage
The large integral double garage has two windows, a work bench and built-in cupboards and shelving.  One of the garages has a Hormann electric door.

Utility Room (2 m x 3.10 m approx.)
With large window, radiator, sink with storage cupboards below, overhead pulley, built-in full-length cupboard (housing hot water tank), pull out storage cupboard/laundry drawer, washing machine and tumble drier.

Bedroom (3 m x 3 m approx.)
With window overlooking the back garden, radiator and small under-stair cupboard. This room would benefit from being upgraded and does not have a carpet at present.

Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule (1.53 m x 2.67 m approx.)
With attractive wood floorcovering and two sets of fitted coat pegs.

Hallway
Also with wood floorcovering and radiator. 

The stairs leading to all parts of the property are carpeted.

Open Plan Kitchen/Livingroom/Dining Area
(Total area - 9.40 m x 7.60 m approx.)

With wood floorcovering throughout, this part of the house can be accessed from either the kitchen or the dining area.

Kitchen (4.84 m x 4.35 m approx.)
The attractive and modern kitchen which was refurbished in 2013 has two windows, ample base and wall units and a pull-out larder.  There is an island in the centre with further storage below, a wine fridge and an integrated Bosch induction hob and extractor fan.  The large brushed stainless-steel fridge freezer (with ice and water dispenser), double oven and dishwasher are also Bosch brands.

Livingroom (7.60 x 5.05 m approx)
The spacious and airy living room which has one large window overlooking the back garden and windows along the front wall full-length into the dining area (all with fitted curtains and vertical blinds) enjoys stunning panoramic views over the surrounding area and coastline (see photo below). With radiator and imitation wood-burning electric fire with modern surround. 

Dining Area (4.84 x 2.76 m approx)
With large radiator and stunning views.

Shower Room (1.62 m x 1.74 m approx.)
The shower room which was refurbished in 2014 is mostly tiled and has a linoleum floorcovering.  There is a boxed WC and a small wash-hand basin with vanity unity and fitted cupboards below.  There is a window (with fitted blinds), a radiator and a Triton T80 electric shower. 

First Floor

Main bedroom (7.33 m x 4 .42 m approx.)
This is a very spacious room which has the potential to have a living area/small gym/study etc in the second section of the room.  With fitted carpet, two radiators, en-suite shower room and two windows with beautiful views over the surrounding area.   (See photo below.)

Ensuite Shower Room (3 m x 1 m approx.)
With wc, wash-hand basin and large, modern power shower with wet walls.  There is a small radiator, shaving socket and fitted mirror with cabinets on either side.  The walls are fully tiled and there is a linoleum floorcovering and sliding door.

Bedroom 2 (3 m x 3 m approx)
With fitted carpet, radiator, window and two full-length, built-in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelves.

Bedroom 3 (3.30 m x 3 m approx.)
Also with fitted carpet, window and large radiator.  This room has a wood-panelled unit around the bed with fitted lights and fitted wardrobes/cupboards along the full-length of the back wall with desk and vanity unit.

Bathroom (2.40 m x 3 m approx.)
The modern bathroom which was refurbished in 2013 has a deep corner bath with fitted shower hose, a WC and wash-hand basin with drawers below.  There is a large, wet-walled shower cubicle with a Buistan Joy electric shower, attractive tiled floorcovering, a fitted mirror with shelf and four bathroom cabinets.  It is part tiled, has a window and an electric towel rail.

Second Floor

On the top floor landing there is a radiator and access to a large loft area which is part floored.

Bedroom/study (5.31 m x 3.56 m approx.)

This area, with wood-panelled ceiling is accessed from the upper staircase and is currently used as a bedroom but could equally be a family room/study etc.    With fitted carpet, window with curtains and a velux window.  There are two loft cupboards off (one quite large and floored) and a radiator.  There is also a fitted wooden seat with storage below.  There is access to the top loft space from this area.
There is a door between this room and the other bedroom on the second floor.

Bedroom (4.36 m x 3. 56 m approx.)

This room, with panoramic views (see photo below) also has a wood-panelled ceiling (painted), a fitted carpet, radiator and a large loft cupboard off. 

Exterior

The fully-enclosed site has a large tarred driveway  with steps leading to the front of the house where there is a paved patio and small garden with perimeter shrubs and bushes. 

A gate leads to the large back garden which is divided in two by a wooden fence.  This area can also be accessed from the basement. Both garden areas boast mature trees, shrubs and bushes providing shelter and privacy.  The smaller area is currently used as a drying green (with rotary drier) and a children’s play area.


Another gate leads from the back garden to the side of the house where there is a gravelled area and oil tank.  The tank (and boiler in utility room) were both replaced in 2013.

The views enjoyed from the property are simply breathtaking.

Extras
All floorcoverings, curtains, blinds and light fittings are included in the sale.  Other items of furniture/white goods may be available by separate negotiation with the vendor.

General
Council Tax Band F.  Early entry is available.

Directions
Driving into Lerwick from the south, take a left-turn after the first roundabout at Westerloch Drive.  Take the second road on the left (Fogralea) and continue driving to the top of this road.  The property is the second house from the end on your right-hand side.

 

 

 

These details are believed to be correct although the information is not warranted and does not form part of any contract of sale. In particular, it should be noted that no warranty is given regarding the condition of electrical, plumbing, drainage or other installations including any central heating system. Furthermore, all stated dimensions are approximate only and prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries to satisfy themselves on all such matters through their professional advisers.
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