The Chapel

Orgill, Vidlin, Shetland, ZE2 9QB

Offers in the region of £120,000

Last update: 1 month ago

Charming semi-detached 1 bedroomed bungalow in the village of Vidin. This former chapel has been modernised to a high standard and benefits from a bright and airy open-plan living area with uninterrupted sea views. Set in a large site with lots of potential, The Chapel is conveniently located within commuting distance of both Lerwick and Brae, while enjoying the many benefits of rural living. The property is in move-into condition and viewing is highly recommended.

  • TypeSemi-Detached House For Sale
  • StatusAvailable
  • PriceOffers in the region of £120,000
  • ViewingEmail [email protected] Telephone 07740 856754 or 01806 577444.
  • EntryEntry by negotiation.
  • Council TaxCurrently Band B
  • Energy Efficiency RatingD (68)

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The Chapel is situated in Vidlin, a small village in the north mainland of Shetland located approximately 23 miles from Lerwick and also within easy commuting distance of Brae and Sullom Voe. The village of Vidlin has a variety of amenities including a primary school and children’s playpark, village hall, shop with fuel pumps and a sheltered small boat marina. There is also a small private museum on the main road out of the village.

Formerly a chapel house, the property was renovated circa 2014 to a very high standard. The property is set in a large site, partially undefined. Buyers should note that the driveway does not belong to The Chapel, but there is a permanent right of access granted for its use. There is a lot of potential to landscape the site and create a very attractive garden, and there is plenty of room to extend the house. Please note that it is the purchaser’s responsibility to seek advice from the Shetland Islands Council’s Planning Department regarding any proposed building works.

The sale of the property includes all fixtures, fittings, and integral white goods. Some of the furniture may be available to purchase by separate negotiation.


Electricity - Mains

Water – Mains

Drainage – Mains

Telephone – Connected, Sky

Broadband – Connected, Sky

Satellite TV – Connected, Sky TV

Heating – Electric; Dimplex Quantum storage heaters


  • Front Porch (1.65m x 1.62m)
  • Hallway
  • Open Plan Living Room & Dining Kitchen (7.39m x 3.52m)
  • Shower Room (2.31m x 1.33m)
  • Store (2.31m x 1.39m)
  • Bedroom (3.58m x 3.28m)

Wooden ramp provides access to ½ glazed front door.

Front Porch

West facing slim window. Curtain on pole above passageway giving access to the hallway. Laminate wood-effect flooring.


Doors giving access to open plan living room and dining kitchen, shower room, store, and bedroom. Dimplex Quantum storage heater. Laminate wood-effect flooring. flooring.

Open Plan Living Room & Dining Kitchen

Bright and spacious multi-aspect room; there are three west facing floor-to-ceiling windows with sea views, and an east facing window with deep sill looking out on to the rear garden. High ceiling with partially exposed wooden beams. Modern fitted kitchen with shaker-style cupboards and drawers, and ample worktop space. Plinth spotlights. Sink, drainer, and mixer tap. NEFF oven and grill, and 4-ring induction hob with extractor fan above. Integral dishwasher. Under-counter fridge. Dimplex Quantum storage heater. Laminate wood-effect flooring.

Shower Room

East facing Velux window. Fresh and bright shower room with white tiled walls and flooring. WC, wash hand basin and good-sized shower with rainfall shower head.


East facing Velux window. Good-sized store with ample room for storage. Large build-in cupboard housing hot water immersion tank. Plumbing and space for washing machine, tumble dryer and additional fridge/freezer if required. Shelving. Laminate wood-effect flooring.


Steps from hallway lead into the bedroom. Two west facing windows with deep sills. High alcoves create shelves, providing ideal bedroom storage. Small cupboard housing consumer units. Hatch and drop-down ladder to a good-sized attic for convenient storage. Carpet flooring.


The property is set in a large lawned site, undefined by walls or fencing. The front garden is west facing, and there is lots of potential here to create an attractive outdoor area to enjoy the afternoon and evening sun. A gravelled driveway leads from the main road to the side of the house, and there is parking space for multiple vehicles. The large rear garden is lawned and an ideal blank canvas for a green-fingered buyer, with lots of scope for development. There is certainly room available to extend the house or erect outbuildings; please note that it is the purchaser’s responsibility to seek advice from the Shetland Islands Council’s Planning Department regarding any proposed building works.


Enlarge Map


Driving north from Lerwick, follow the signs to Vidlin. Keep travelling along the main road through the village and turn right at the sign for Levaneap. The Chapel is the fifth 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: SPICE01-02

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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