East Voe, Scalloway, Shetland, ZE1 0US

Offers in the region of £185,000

Last update: 14 days ago

Detached 3 bedroomed bungalow with a large garden and garage. Leengera is situated in an elevated position with fantastic west-facing sea views towards Scalloway and Trondra. The property requires some refurbishment, reflected in the asking price. The extensive garden is ideal for enjoying the outdoors and offers a lot of potential for further development. Leengera benefits from spacious rooms with plenty of built-in storage. Viewing is recommended.

  • TypeBungalow For Sale
  • StatusNew on Market
  • PriceOffers in the region of £185,000
  • ViewingTelephone our reception on 01595 695262 or email [email protected]
  • EntryEarly entry available.
  • Council TaxCurrently Band E
  • Energy Efficiency RatingD (56)

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Situated in East Voe, just across from Scalloway, Leengera benefits from the village’s many amenities while also enjoying quiet rural living and stunning uninterrupted sea views. The property is close to a regular bus route, and Lerwick is less than 15 minutes’ drive away.

The village of Scalloway is the ancient capital of Shetland, situated on the west side of the mainland. It has a primary school, a popular private nursery, swimming pool, health centre, an award-winning hotel, and a selection of public houses and cafes. There are two hairdressers, a popular community hall, garage, and two shops. There is also the North Atlantic Fisheries College and the Scalloway Boating Club, amongst other amenities. Secondary school pupils go the Anderson High School in Lerwick, and school transport is provided. Popular tourist attraction Scalloway Castle can be seen from Leengera across the water, and the Scalloway Museum is right next to it. The island of Burra, connected by bridge, is also a short drive from the property and is home to some of Shetland’s most popular beaches.

The sale of the property includes all fixtures, fittings and white goods.

The house has been vacant for some time and requires some repair and refurbishment, reflected in the asking price. We are aware that some Lenders are not willing to lend on the property as it does not fit their lending criteria. Lenders should be contacted direct in this regard.

No warranties will be given in respect to its condition or the state of any services.


Electricity – Mains

Water – Mains

Drainage - Mains

Heating – Oil-fired Central Heating


  • Vestibule (1.47m x 1.25m)
  • Hallway (L-shaped; 3.03m x 1.46m, 7.1m x 0.98m)
  • Lounge (5.53m x 3.95m)
  • Dining Room (3.92m x 2.68m)
  • Kitchen (3.92m x 3.82m)
  • Utility Room (3.92m x 2.09m)
  • Master Bedroom (4.01m x 3.52m)
  • Master En-Suite (2.63m x 1.18m)
  • Bedroom 2 (3.97m x 3.43m at widest point)
  • Bedroom 3 (3.95m x 3.45m)
  • Bathroom (3.57m x 2.17m)


  • Garage

The front door of the property is located in the vestibule, however the rear door in the utility room is currently used as the main entrance.

Utility Room

East facing window. Worktop and units. Sink with tiled splashback. Cupboards with shelving and louvre door. Large built-in cupboard housing hot water heater. Washing machine and tumble dryer, included in the sale/available by separate negotiation. Laminate flooring. Glazed panel door to kitchen.


South facing window with views of the large garden. Modern fitted kitchen with shaker-style cupboards and wood-effect worktop. 1.5 sink and drainer with mixer tap. Integrated fridge freezer, Lamona oven and microwave. 5-ring electric induction hob and extractor fan above. Vinyl tile-effect flooring. Glazed panel door giving access to bathroom and bedrooms, and an archway leading to dining room.

Dining Room

West facing, with sea views towards Trondra and Scalloway. Central heating radiator. Laminate flooring. Door giving access to lounge.


Bright and spacious west facing room, with fantastic sea views towards Scalloway. Central heating radiator. Carpet flooring.


L-shaped hallway from the kitchen to the front vestibule, giving access to all rooms. Large built-in cupboard with shelving and louvre door. Central heating radiator. Hatch to floored/unfloored loft, suitable for storage. Carpet flooring.


Frosted glazed front door with glazed side panels, allowing natural light into the hallway. The front door leads to the substantial garden, however it is not currently in use. Fitted coat hooks. Cork tiled flooring.

Master Bedroom

Bright east facing room. Central heating radiator. Laminate flooring.

Master En-Suite

East facing frosted window. Wash hand basin with tiled splashback, WC, and enclosed shower with wet wall and folding shower screen. Parquet tiled flooring.

Bedroom 2

North facing room. Large built-in wardrobe with sliding mirrored doors. Central heating radiator. Carpet flooring.

Bedroom 3

West facing room. Built-in wardrobe with sliding mirrored doors. Fitted shelves and coat hooks. Central heating radiator. Carpet flooring.


East facing frosted window. Fitted bathroom suite comprising of WC, wash hand basin, bath and enclosed shower. Tiled ½ wall. Fitted shelves. Heated towel radiator. Cork tiled flooring.


Leengera is set in a large corner site, enclosed by concrete wall and post and wire fencing. There is a substantial stepped lawn with drying green to the south of the property. This extends around the back of the house, where the oil tank is located, and there are stepped beds for flowers and plants. The expansive garden is mature, and a variety of shrubs, bushes, and small trees are located around the property, providing shelter to the front and rear gardens. There is a driveway with room for at least two vehicles, and this is where the garage is located. A garden path extends from the driveway to the front and rear doors of the property.


Good-sized single garage with up and over garage door, and a separate ½ glazed door giving access. West facing window. Power and lighting. Workbenches and shelving.


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Driving towards Scalloway, turn left at the junction for East Voe, Trondra and Burra. Follow this road past the marina and turn left opposite the bus shelter just before the bridge to Trondra. Leengera is the property on the corner of this junction, on the right-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: GARRR03-02

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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