Beach Cottage

Hamnavoe, Burra Isle, Shetland, ZE2 9JY

Offers Over £105,000

Last update: 4 months ago

This generous sized traditional Shetland cottage has been extended and now provides two sitting rooms, a kitchen and two double bedrooms. Beach Cottage is double glazed with oil fired central heating; however would benefit from refurbishment. There is a mature garden at the rear of the cottage with shed, drying green and established planting. A variety of outbuildings, including a potting shed, are included in the sale.

  • TypeCottage For Sale
  • StatusNew on Market
  • PriceOffers Over £105,000
  • ViewingTelephone 01595 859345 or 07775 915021
  • EntryEarly entry available
  • Council TaxCurrently Band C
  • Energy Efficiency RatingBand E (46)

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The property is situated in Burra, an island community connected to mainland Shetland by two bridges. Hamnavoe is the main population centre of Burra. re are various amenities within easy walking distance including the local shop with a Post Office, Hamnavoe Primary School, playgroup, public hall with gym area and the small boat marina. re is a garage with petrol pumps situated at the bridge connecting Burra with Trondra. Secondary school pupils attend the Anderson High School in Lerwick and school transport is provided by Shetland Islands Council.

The house is approximately 10 miles travelling distance from Lerwick, and on a regular bus route.

Built circa 1940 with later extensions, the property is in need of some repair and refurbishment and this is reflected in the Home Report and the asking price. All carpets, floor coverings, curtains and light fittings are included in the sale. The purchaser should check services or appliances as no warranty will be given regarding their condition or as to whether they are in working order.


  • Electricity – Mains
  • Water - Mains
  • Drainage - Mains
  • Telephone - Connected
  • Broadband – Connected
  • Satellite TV – Connected
  • Heating – Oil fired central heating



  • Vestibule (1.20m x 1.68m)
  • Hallway “T” shaped
  • Sitting Room 1 (3.63m x 3.85m)
  • Kitchen (2.20m x 3.75m)
  • Sitting Room 2 (3.68m x 4.03m at largest)
  • Bedroom 1 (3.84m x 3.94m)
  • Bedroom 2 (3.11m x 3.86m)
  • Study / Boxroom (2.24m x 3.76m)
  • Bathroom (1.37m x 2.65m)
  • Back Vestibule (1.70m x 2.58m)


  • Back Garden Shed (3.86m x 2.86m)
  • Shed 1 (3.44m x 4.67m)
  • Potting Shed (3.77m x 4.15m)
  • Shed 2 (4.90m x 4.28m)


Front Vestibule

Tiled floor and consumer units located here.

Half glazed door to Hallway.


Central heating radiator, carpet tiles and hatch to loft area.

Sitting Room 1

West facing window looking towards the small boat marina. Pine mantelpiece with tiled back and hearth and electric fire. Built-in shelves with cupboards below and a corner television unit. Hatch to loft area. Fluorescent light, radiator, carpet and curtains.


East facing window overlooking the back garden. Wooden kitchen units with cream coloured sink, drainer and mixer tap. Tiled splashback to worktop area. Philips Whirlpool eyelevel oven and grill and separate 4 burner gas hob. Large built-in shelved cupboard. Clothes pulley, radiator, roller blind and laminate flooring.

Sitting Room 2

This room is currently being used as a Sitting Room but would also make a good sized bedroom. West facing window and alcove with built-in cupboards and shelves. Radiator, curtains, blinds and carpet.

Bedroom 1

Large double bedroom with dual aspect. Built-in cupboard with shelves. Radiator, carpet and curtains.

Bedroom 2

West facing window and built-in cupboard. Radiator, carpet and curtains.


East facing window. 3 piece bathroom suite. Carpet tiles.

Study / Boxroom

East facing window. Built-in cupboard with shelves. Worcester Greenstar Heatslave 18/25 boiler. Radiator, curtains and carpet.

Back Vestibule

Exterior door to back garden and east facing window. Built-in cupboard. Shower cabinet with electric shower. Radiator and lino flooring.


Back Garden Shed

2 oil tanks located here.

Shed 1

Wooden floor.

Potting Shed

2 large windows with workbench below. A raised planting bed and fluorescent light.

Shed 2

3 windows, wooden floor, workbench and loft area.

Back garden

A blockwork wall surrounds the back garden which is set out to lawn with drying green and mature planting. There is a concrete path running along the back of the cottage and a cold water tap.


Enlarge Map


Proceed through Hamnavoe heading in the direction of the harbour. After the road sign for “The Glen”, take the next road on the right (opposite the phone box), where there is a horseshoe parking area. Keep right passing 4 houses including “Roro”. Beach Cottage is the white cottage with the three sheds opposite including the yellow timber clad shed with beads in the window.

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: WARDG02-07

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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