Vidlin, Shetland, ZE2 9QB

Offers Over £130,000

Last update: 9 days ago

Charming tri-level 2-bedroomed family home with unobstructed sea views. This detached, 1 ½ storey property benefits from mature front and rear gardens and a detached shed. Situated in the village of Vidlin, Gilsbrake is within commuting distance of both Lerwick and Brae while enjoying the benefits of rural living. In move-into condition; viewing is recommended.

  • TypeDetached House For Sale
  • StatusNew on Market
  • PriceOffers Over £130,000
  • ViewingTelephone 01806 577310
  • EntryBy arrangement.
  • Council TaxCurrently Band A
  • Energy Efficiency RatingBand E (44)

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Gilsbrake is situated in Vidlin, a small village in the north mainland of Shetland, located approximately 23 miles from Lerwick and also within easy commuting distance of Brae (11 miles approx.) and Sullom Voe. The village of Vidlin has a variety of amenities including a primary school and children’s playpark, village hall, shop with fuel pumps and a sheltered small boat marina which can be seen from the property. There is also a small private museum on the main road out of the village.

The sale of the property includes floor coverings, curtains, blinds and white goods. Some furniture may be available. Please note that the photographs were taken before the property was vacated and may include furnishings that are not included in the sale.


Electricity - Mains

Water - Mains

Drainage – Mains

Telephone – Connected, BT

Broadband – Connected, BT

Satellite TV – Connected, Freesat

Heating – Oil Fired Central Heating


Ground Floor

  • Front Porch (2.29m x 1.31m)
  • Hallway
  • Shower Room (2.31m x 1.72m)
  • Utility Room (2.11m x 1.33m)
  • Kitchen (3.76m x 3.11m)

Lower Ground Floor

  • Living Room (8.13m x 3.19m)
  • Rear Porch (2.43m x 1.71m)

First Floor

  • Landing
  • Bedroom 1 (4.36m x 4.34m)
  • Bedroom 2 (4.34m x 3.62m)


  • Garden Shed

Ground Floor

Front Porch

Glazed panel front door. Multi-aspect room with south and east facing windows. Internal frosted window, and ½ glazed panel door to main house.


East facing window with roller blind. Wooden staircase to first floor, and steps to lower ground floor. Large under stairs cupboard with hanging rail. Radiator. Solid bamboo flooring.

Shower Room

East facing frosted internal window to front porch with blind. Spacious Triton T100xr shower with glazed panel enclosure. Wash hand basin with mixer tap, with bathroom shelf and mirror above. WC. Bathroom cabinet with mirrored doors. Heated towel rail. Radiator. Tiled flooring with underfloor heating.

Utility Room

East facing window. Eye-level cupboards and fitted shelves. Coat hooks. Bosch washing machine and Indesit freezer. Laminate flooring.


Bright room with east facing window with roller blind. Fitted kitchen with double oven and grill. 4-ring gas hob with Siemens extractor fan above. Worcester Danesmoor 15/19 oil-fired boiler. Built-in dishwasher. Built-in cupboards either side of oven, one housing hot water cylinder and slatted shelves. Sink, drainer and mixer tap. Tiled splashback and task lighting. Smeg fridge freezer. Radiator. Laminate flooring.

Lower Ground Floor

Living Room

Well-presented room with lovely sea views. Two west facing windows with roller blinds, and ½ glazed panel door to rear porch allowing additional light. Built-in bookshelf and corner TV unit. Attractive cast-iron fireplace with decorative tiles. Fitted shelves. Two radiators. Solid bamboo flooring.

Rear Porch

½ glazed panel rear door. Multi-aspect room with west and north facing windows, allowing panoramic views of the sea and surrounding countryside. Kitchen-style cupboards and worktop. Fitted shelves. Cupboard housing consumer units. Radiator. Tiled flooring.

First Floor


West facing Velux window. Under eaves cupboard. Solid bamboo flooring.

Bedroom 1

West facing window with fitted curtains. Coombed ceiling. Fitted shelves. Built-in cupboard with hanging rail. Radiator. Solid bamboo flooring.

Bedroom 2

West facing window with fitted curtains. Coombed ceiling. Fitted shelves. Built-in cupboard with hanging rail. Solid bamboo flooring.


Mature front and rear gardens enclosed by a combination of stone-built walls, concrete walls and ranch style fencing. Garden path leads to front porch and extends around the south side of the house to the garden shed and rear porch. Front garden with lawn is bordered by a mixture of shrubs and small trees. Concrete steps connect the front and rear gardens and shrubs, flowers and rockery to the north. Rear garden features a wooden garden bench to enjoy the stunning, uninterrupted sea views towards Vidlin Voe.

Garden Shed

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Heading north from Lerwick, turn right at the sign for Vidlin & Whalsay Ferry. Follow the road past Laxo to Vidlin. Proceed into Vidlin turning right at the hall and past the junction to the Vidlin Ferry Terminal; continue over the ayre (road with water at either side) and take the road up the hill. Gilsbrake is the second house on the left hand side.

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: ALDEA01-01

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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