Noness, Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2 9HW

Offers Over £180,000

Last update: 7 days ago

Ladysmith is an attractive countryside house with a large mature garden and numerous outbuildings. The 3-bedroom family home is well decorated and in move-into condition, with ample parking space including a large detached garage with workshop. Situated in the village of Sandwick with access to a variety of local amenities, Ladysmith is also within easy commuting distance of both Lerwick and Sumburgh. Set in an idyllic location, the property has beautiful sea and countryside views, and viewing is essential.

  • TypeDetached House For Sale
  • StatusClosing Date Set
  • PriceOffers Over £180,000
  • Closing DateFriday, 23 June 2017 at 12 noon
  • ViewingTelephone 07802 342533 or 07736 806642
  • EntryEarly entry available.
  • Council TaxCurrently Band B
  • Energy Efficiency RatingBand E (45)

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Ladysmith is situated in Sandwick, approximately 14 miles from Shetland’s capital Lerwick in the north and Sumburgh in the south, where the island’s main airport is located. There is a regular bus service through Sandwick daily.

Sandwick is a popular village with a wide range of amenities including Junior High School with nursery department, leisure centre with swimming pool, community hall, Sandwick Baking Co shop with Post Office, social club and a private nursery and out of school club. The property is a short drive or walk from all of these amenities, as well as being a stone’s throw away from a beach and church.

Ladysmith sits in a large west facing plot, benefitting from light throughout the day and early evening, with stunning views of the sea and surrounding countryside. With substantial garden and large garage with adjoining workshop, the property has ample parking space and there is plenty of scope for gardening enthusiasts to make the site their own.

The sale of Ladysmith includes all fixtures and fittings. White goods and some furniture may be available by negotiation.


Electricity – Mains

Water – Mains

Drainage – Septic Tank

Telephone – Connected

Broadband – Connected

Satellite TV – Connected

Heating – Gas Central Heating & Electric Underfloor Heating


Ground Floor

  • Hallway
  • Living Room (4.06m x 3.90m)
  • Dining Area (1.98m x 1..83m)
  • Kitchen (4.85m x 2.50m)
  • Utility Room (3.10m x 1.65m, extending to 2.63m)
  • WC (1.84m x 0.76m)
  • Dining Room / Bedroom 1 (4.09m x 3.75m)

First Floor

  • Landing
  • Bedroom 2 (4.06m x 3.14m)
  • Bedroom 3 (4.00m x 2.88m)
  • Bathroom (L-shaped, 2.47m x 1.42m extending to 3.17m)
  • Shower Room (1.71m x 0.84m)


  • Garage & Adjoining Workshop (11.00m x 7.50m)
  • Shed (3.10m x 2.30m)
  • Peat Store
  • Greenhouse (4.65m x 1.65m)

Ground Floor


Glazed wooden front door into the hallway. Shelving unit with coat hooks. Carpeted staircase to first floor. Radiator. Karndean flooring with an access hatch to the under floor area.

Living Room

Dual aspect room with west and south facing windows with wooden venetian blinds. There is a window seat in the west window with storage below, and a cupboard below the south facing window. The focal point in this room is a multi-fuel stove with slate hearth and wooden mantelpiece. Radiator with decorative cover. Wood effect flooring. Opening to dining area.

Dining Area

Fitted bench seats with storage below, and table with wine rack. Internal window into the utility room. Radiator. Wooden flooring.


Bright and airy room with 2 east facing windows with roller blinds, and a Velux roof light. White coloured fitted kitchen with chrome handles and dark worktop. White ceramic sink with drainer and mixer tap. Rangemaster gas cooker with 5 burners, 2 ovens and a grill. Extractor fan above. Worktop areas have tiled splashback and there is a high shelf with feature lighting over the east wall. Radiator. Ceramic tiles with electric under floor heating.

Utility Room

Exterior door and Velux roof light. White coloured fitted units with chrome handles matching the kitchen, and tiled splashback. Stainless steel sink, drainer and mixer tap. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Central heating boiler. Clothes pulley. Ceramic tiles with electric under floor heating.


East facing frosted window. White WC and sink. Aquastep flooring.

Dining Room / Bedroom 1

Dual aspect room with west and north facing windows. Window seat in the north window with storage below. The focal point in this room is a solid fuel room heater with slate hearth and wooden mantelpiece. Radiator with decorative cover. Laminate flooring.

First Floor


Velux roof light providing natural light. Hatch with pull down ladder to partially floored loft area with lighting. Radiator with decorative cover. Carpet flooring.

Bedroom 2

Dual aspect room with west and south facing windows, with curtains on metal curtain poles. Window seat in the south window with storage below. Extensive fitted wardrobes and drawer space. Radiator. Laminate flooring.

Bedroom 3

Dual aspect room with west and north facing windows, with roller blinds. Window seat in the north window with storage below. Built-in cupboards. Radiator. Carpet flooring.


West facing room with 3 piece white bathroom suite. WC. Double sink set in a vanity unit with mirrors and shaver lights above. Bath with mixer tap and recessed shelf, Aqualisa shower above. Glazed shower screen. ICON extractor and heated towel rail. Laminate flooring.

Shower Room

Fully tiled room with built-in Gainsborough 9.5 electric shower and glazed door. Heated towel rail.


A path leads from the road to the front door of Ladysmith, with lawns at either side. The path continues around to the rear of the house where the shed is located. There are mature bushes and flower borders, as well as a pond and wooden garden bench in the front garden, enclosed by dry stone wall. A wooden fence surrounds the mature garden area to the north where there are bushes, flowers, vegetable plots, rhubarb and a frame structure currently used as a chicken coop. The greenhouse and peat store attached to the shed are also located here.


Power and lights. Belfast sink with cold water supply outside. Wooden peat store attached.


Wooden building with windows, currently used as a hen house. Shelves and cupboards.

Garage & Adjoining Workshop

The building is in two parts, the first area being the garage with a wooden garage door. Opening through to the workshop where there is an external pass door. Power and lights in both areas. Workshop area has a large workbench, shelves and sink with cold water supply.

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Proceed through Sandwick, heading for the Central crossroads. Turn left following the signs for Noness. Continue along the main road and past the Park Road crossroads. Take the first right, continue past the road to The Wart and take the next left into Noness. Ladysmith is the first house on the left.

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: HENRJ02-02

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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