House Site at North Wart

Bressay, Shetland, ZE2 9ER

Fixed price of £25,000

Last update: 1 year ago

This house site with sea views towards Lerwick Harbour is situated in an elevated positon in East Ham, on the island of Bressay. Benefitting from both the convenience of nearby Lerwick and enjoying rural living in an island community, the site extends to approximately 0.126 ha however additional land may be available if required.

  • TypeHouse Site(s) For Sale
  • StatusPrice Reduced
  • PriceFixed price of £25,000
  • ViewingTelephone 01595 820 748
  • EntryEarly entry available.

Situated in the centre of the island of Bressay, to the east of Shetland’s capital town Lerwick. Bressay is approximately 7 miles long and 3 miles wide, and is home to a population of around 350-400 people. A subsidised ro-ro ferry crosses from Lerwick to Bressay on a regular basis throughout the day, and travel time is around 5 minutes.

As well as being close to all the amenities that Lerwick has to offer, Bressay has a shop with a post office and petrol pumps, public hall, recently reopened Maryfield hotel, bar and restaurant, and a small boat harbour. A newly established community café is situated in the old school building. There is also a lighthouse which has been converted for use as a camping böd, and Bressay is the departure point for trips to the Island of Noss, a National Nature Reserve and haven for birdwatchers and nature lovers alike.

Information regarding planning permission for the potential house site can be found on the Shetland Islands Council Planning Department website through this link:-


The purchaser will be responsible for the connections of the electricity and water supplies. Services are available on site. It is understood that the cost of a connection to the electricity supply will be of the order of £2,000 and approximately £1,000 for the water connection. Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries.

There is no public sewer in the vicinity of the property and a septic tank will be required. A foul water treatment system may suit this site best and the seller will grant all neccessary rights for the installation of same. The purchaser will be responsible for the cost of providing and installing the system.

The seller will be responsible for the cost of the road entrance configuration to satisfy planning conditions.


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Once you arrive in Bressay drive along Heogan Road, passing the church on your left. Continue along the road heading west and turn right at the junction by the shop. Continue along this road, which narrows into single track and goes through a 30mph zone, until you reach a junction on the left signposted for East Ham. The house site is at the top of this road, with an access track to a 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: CARER01-01

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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