Ness of Sound, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0RN

Offers Over £160,000

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A unique opportunity to purchase a cottage with a large detached double garage on the outskirts of Lerwick. There is a potential future house site (subject to Planning Approval) in the almost one acre of land. The 2 bedroom property has exceptional views across Ness of Sound, Breiwick Bay and the Knab and Bressay. It is in need of major refurbishment but has a great deal of potential. The buyer would be responsible for obtaining all consents required.

  • TypeCottage For Sale
  • StatusClosing Date Set
  • PriceOffers Over £160,000
  • Closing Date12 NOON ON FRIDAY, 26 April 2019
  • ViewingTelephone 01595 694122 or 07884 438807
  • EntryEarly entry available
  • Council TaxCurrently Band D
  • Energy Efficiency RatingBand F (22)

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All fittings are in a poor condition and are likely to require replacement. No warranty is given about the condition of the appliances, etc. The purchaser should check services as no warranty will be given regarding their condition or as to whether they are in working order.


  • Electricity - Mains
  • Water - Connected
  • Drainage – Septic tank
  • Telephone - Connected
  • Broadband - Connected


  • Porch (3.77m x 2.18m)
  • Hallway
  • Sittingroom (3.28m x 3.41m)
  • Kitchen (4.48m x 3.36m)
  • Bedroom 1 (3.25m x 2.47m)
  • Bedroom 2 (4.72m x 3.47m)
  • Bathroom (1.71m x 2.26m)


East, south and north facing windows and Velux rooflights. Carpet tiles on concrete floor.


Hatch to loft. Carpet.


East and west facing windows. Stone fireplace with solid fuel stove, wood surround and concrete hearth. Carpet.


East and west facing windows. Fitted kitchen units with stainless steel sink, drainer and mixer tap. Built-in wall cupboards, hot water tank cupboard with shelves. Hatch to loft area. Concrete floor.


Velux rooflight. Toilet, sink and bath, tiled splashback to bath area. Medicine cabinet with mirror doors. Heated electric towel rail, Creda fan wall heater and vinyl flooring.

Bedroom 1

West facing Velux rooflight and carpet.

Bedroom 2

2 east facing windows and south facing Velux rooflight. Concrete floor.



The boundaries are mainly defined by dry stone dykes and some post and wire fencing. A plan can be downloaded from my website showing the boundaries.

The remaining ground is set out to grass with trees, shrubs and drying green. There is parking for at least 5 vehicles.


Large detached double garage with inspection pit and floored storage area in the roof. 2 up-and-over steel garage doors (one is manual and the other has a remote opening device fitted), door, 6 windows and 2 workbenches. There is an electricity supply, water is plumbed into the garage however it is not connected and there is a drain.

Ruins of an Old House


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Proceed along Sea Road past West Hall, the driveway is the first on the right after the access to West Hall.

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: JOHND01-06

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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