Whiteness, Shetland, ZE2 9LJ

Offers Over £270,000

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Eraclett is a well-maintained 3 bedroom family home with stunning sea views overlooking Whiteness Voe. The property is set in a very large, immaculately kept garden with garage, greenhouse, garden shed and a substantial workshop. The workshop, situated at the rear of the property, has planning permission to be turned into an additional accommodation unit. South west facing, Eraclett enjoys the early evening sun and spectacular sunsets. Within easy commuting distance of both Lerwick and Brae, the property is in an ideal position to enjoy countryside living while being close to a variety of local amenities. Viewing is essential.

  • TypeBungalow For Sale
  • StatusClosing Date Set
  • PriceOffers Over £270,000
  • Closing Date4pm, Friday 10th July 2020
  • ViewingTelephone 07340 355474 or 01595 840342. Email [email protected]
  • EntryEntry by negotiation.
  • Council TaxCurrently Band E
  • Energy Efficiency RatingBand D (61)

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Eraclett is situated in Nesbister, a picturesque hamlet by the sea, on the west side of mainland Shetland. The property boasts spectacular undisturbed sea views over Whiteness Voe and as Eraclett faces the south west, it enjoys fantastic sunsets. There is a small beach directly opposite the property, ideal for enjoying the outdoors in a peaceful and relaxing setting.

It is within commuting distance of both Lerwick (7.5 miles approx.) and Brae (18 miles approx.), and is close to a variety of local amenities. The popular Nesbister camping bod is a relatively short walk to the shore, Andersons general store is a 2-minute drive away, and Whiteness general store with Post Office and fuel pumps a further few minutes away. The nearby village of Whiteness also has a primary school with a playground and sports pitch, and community hall. Popular Bonhoga Gallery Shop and Café at Weisdale Mill, and the Shetland Jewellery workshop, are also nearby.

The substantial workshop to the rear of the property has planning permission in place to be turned into an accommodation unit. Interested parties should consult the Shetland Islands Council Planning Department for further information. The Planning Reference number is: 2018/157/PPF.

The sale of Eraclett includes all fixtures and fittings. White goods and furniture may be available to purchase by separate negotiation.


Electricity - Mains

Water - Mains

Drainage - Mains

Telephone – Connected, BT

Broadband – Connected, BT

Satellite TV – Connected, Sky TV

Heating – Airdun Electricaire ducted hot air system


  • Entrance Porch (3.72m x 2.87m)
  • Hallway (3.5m x 7m at longest points)
  • Living Room (4.6m x 4.27m)
  • Dining Kitchen (7.66m x 3.30m)
  • Master Bedroom (3.34m x 2.8m)
  • Master En-Suite Shower Room (2m x 1.79m)
  • Bedroom 2 / Study (2.94m x 2.4m)
  • Bedroom 3 (4.4m x 3.5m)
  • Bathroom (2.94m x 2m)


  • Integral Garage (9.5m x 5m)
  • Large workshop (15m x 7.6m)
  • Greenhouse (4.5m x 2.36m)
  • Garden Shed

Entrance by ½ glazed front door and glazed side panel.

Entrance Porch

Bright and airy multi-aspect room with stunning views over Whiteness Voe. Wall mounted shelves provide ample storage. Glazed panel door to hallway with side panel. Dimplex electric heater. Laminate flooring.


Large L-shaped hallway. An airing cupboard houses the boiler and Airdun Electricaire ducted hot air system. There is an additional cupboard (1.3m x 0.3m approx.) with fitted shelves. An internal door gives access to a passageway to the garage, and doors to the garden. Hatch giving access to loft for additional storage. Carpet flooring.

Living Room

Dual aspect room with beautiful sea views. Two windows, one with fitted curtains. Bright but cosy, the living room is immaculately presented. A fireplace with gas fire and attractive tiled hearth and surround, with a wooden mantel, provides a focal point for the room. Fitted shelves above the fireplace. Built-in wooden television cabinet with glass cabinet below. Carpet flooring.

Dining Kitchen

Bright and airy room with three windows; two of which overlook the garden and the sea. Modern fitted kitchen with sink, drainer and mixer tap. Built-in cooker with 4-ring electric hob and extractor fan above. Worktops and cabinets provide plenty of kitchen storage. Integral fridge freezer and dishwasher. Door giving access to airing cupboard, which can also be accessed from the hallway. Laminate flooring.

Master Bedroom

Window with fitted curtains, overlooking back garden and workshop. Large built-in wardrobe with mirrored sliding doors. Carpet flooring.

Master En-Suite Shower Room

Window with voile curtain. Enclosed Mira shower with frosted panel door. WC, and wash hand basin set into vanity unit with cabinets and mirror. Vinyl flooring.

Bedroom 2 / Study

Window with fitted curtains, overlooking back garden and workshop. Carpet flooring.

Bedroom 3

Window with fitted curtains, overlooking back garden and workshop. A built-in wardrobe spans one wall with hanging space, shelving, drawers with mirror above, and two full-length mirrors. Matching bedside tables are also built in. Carpet flooring.


Window with fitted blind. P-shaped bath with shower attachment and glazed shower screen. WC. Wash hand basin set into unit with drawers and cupboards below. Ceramic tiled flooring.


Eraclett is set in a large, impressive site with a beautifully kept garden. The site is bordered by a combination of concrete walls and wooden ranch-style fencing. A sizable driveway leads to the rear of the property where the substantial workshop is situated, and there is parking for multiple vehicles. The rear garden has a drying green with a lawn which extends around to the front garden.

The front garden, where the greenhouse is located, is very attractive and immaculately kept. The large lawn is bordered by a variety of shrubs and small trees, and there are multiple flower beds. West-facing with unobstructed sea views, the garden is ideal for anyone who enjoys spending time outdoors.


Integral garage accessed internally via passageway which connects to the main house, and has doors to the front and rear gardens. Room for two vehicles. Up-and-over garage door. Worktops with sink and splashback, and ample fitted shelves and cupboards. Power points and lights, and plumbing for a washing machine. Hatch giving access to loft for additional storage. Multiple windows looking out to garden. Painted concrete flooring.

Large Workshop

Substantial workshop – dimensions nearly the size of the main house – with planning permission to be turned into additional accommodation. Room for multiple vehicles. 3 phase power, suitable for industrial machinery, and lighting. Multiple windows looking out to garden. Hatch with ladder giving access to loft for additional storage. Concrete flooring.

Garden Shed

Wooden garden shed situated between the main house and workshop, with lighting.


Hardwood construction with double glazing. Fitted wooden benches, shelves and cupboards. Power and lighting. Tile-effect vinyl flooring.


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Driving on the main road west from Tingwall, follow the road signs for Whiteness & Weisdale. Turn left at the junction to Wormadale & Nesbister, and then take the first right after the cattle grid into Nesbister. Follow this road down to the beach– Eraclett is the fourth 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: WARDR02-02

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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