5 Union Street

Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0ET

Offers Over £170,000

Last update: 22 days ago

This 3-storey terraced townhouse with 2 double bedrooms is conveniently situated in central Lerwick, within walking distance of a variety of local amenities that Shetland’s capital has to offer. 5 Union Street is a stone’s throw away from Islesburgh Community Centre and is only a few minutes’ walk from Bell’s Brae Primary School and the new Anderson High School. The property is in move-into condition and would make a good first time buy.

  • TypeTerraced House For Sale
  • StatusNew on Market
  • PriceOffers Over £170,000
  • ViewingTelephone our reception on 01595 695262 to arrange an appointment.
  • EntryEarly entry available.
  • Council TaxCurrently Band D
  • Energy Efficiency RatingBand TBC

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5 Union Street is situated in sought-after central Lerwick, Shetland’s capital town and population centre. There is a rear garden with access via a gated passageway shared with the neighbouring property.

The property is sold as seen, and the sale includes all fixtures and fittings. White goods, assorted furniture and appliances are also included.

Please note that since the Energy Performance Certificate was produced in 2015, significant work to insulate the property has been carried out. A new EPC is due to be produced and will likely show an improvement to the current Energy Efficiency Rating.


Electricity - Mains

Water - Mains

Drainage - Mains

Telephone – Connected, BT

Broadband – Connected, BT

Heating – Electric storage & panel heaters


Ground Floor

  • Entrance Hallway
  • Living Room (4.24m x 3.32m)
  • Passageway / Office (1.72m x 1.46m)
  • Kitchen (5.17m x 2.30m)

First Floor

  • Landing
  • Bedroom (3.73m 3.39m)
  • Bathroom (L-shaped; 2.79m x 1.50m, 4.69m x 0.89m)

Second Floor

  • Landing
  • Master Bedroom (4.27m x 3.37m)
  • Master En-Suite (2.80m x 1.38m)


  • Garden Shed

Ground Floor

Entrance by street level front door.

Entrance Hallway

Carpeted staircase to first floor. Large under stairs cupboard with coat hooks. Dimplex storage heater. Carpet flooring.

Living Room

South facing window with deep sill, and fitted curtains on a wooden curtain pole. Fireplace with wooden mantel and tiled hearth. Alcove with built-in shelves. Dimplex storage heater. Carpet flooring.

Passageway / Office

Room connecting living room to kitchen, currently used as office. West facing window with venetian blind. Built-in wooden desk and shelves. Carpet flooring.


Large north facing window with venetian blind, and back door to garden. Fitted kitchen with sink, drainer and mixer tap. Beko oven and grill with 4-ring gas hob, Whirlpool extractor fan above. Tiled splashback. Blomberg under-counter fridge, Beko under-counter freezer, Hotpoint Aquarius washing machine, and various kitchen appliances and utensils - all included in the sale. Corner shelves and fitted kitchen roll holder. Dimplex storage heater. Linoleum flooring.

First Floor


South facing window with venetian blind. Dimplex storage heater. Carpet flooring.

Bedroom 2

Dual aspect with east and south facing windows, both with fitted curtains on a wooden curtain pole. Built-in cupboard with louvre doors under the south facing window, housing consumer units. Large built-in wardrobe with mirrored doors, shelves and hanging rail. Dimplex storage heater. Carpet flooring.


L-shaped, dual aspect with north and south facing frosted windows. Bright, decorative glass panel door. White 3-piece bathroom suite comprising of WC, wash hand basin and bath. Bristan shower over bath with wet wall and glazed panel shower screen. Wooden mirror above wash hand basin with shaving light and power point, toothbrush and towel holder either side. Heated towel rail. Small storage heater. Vinyl wood-effect flooring.

Second Floor


South facing window with venetian blind. Clothes pulley. Large cupboard room with south facing window, shelves and hatch to floored/unfloored loft. Dimplex storage heater. Carpet flooring.

Master Bedroom

Dual aspect with east and south facing windows, both with fitted curtains on a wooden curtain pole. Fireplace with wooden mantel. Alcove with light. Dimplex panel heater. Wooden flooring.

Master En-Suite

North facing frosted window. Wash hand basin with decorative tiled splashback and mirror above. WC. Corner shower. Airing cupboard with louvre doors housing boiler and fitted shelves. Heated towel rail. Vinyl wood-effect flooring.


Gated shared passageway on west side of property leads to an enclosed rear garden. Concrete steps lead to a drying green bordered by mature shrubs, bushes and flower bed. Wooden bird table. Cold water tap.


Wooden garden shed with east facing window. Built-in workbench, shelves and coat hooks. Power supply with ample power sockets. Beko chest freezer, included in the sale.

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Driving north on King Harald Street, turn left into Union Street. 5 Union Street is the second house on the right, after the driveway and directly opposite the turning into Islesburgh Community Centre.

Offers To:

Neil Risk, Solicitor & Estate Agent,
Nordhus, North Ness Business Park,
Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0LZ.

+44 (0) 1595 695262
+44 (0) 1595 695331

Ref: SMITD06-01

Note: While the foregoing particulars are believed to be correct, their accuracy is not guaranteed and they do not form part of any contract. The dimensions given are approximate only and are not warranted. Photographs may have been taken with a wide angle lens.

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