4 bedroom detached house for saleHeadlands, Virkie, Shetland Islands, ZE3
- Large, above average size site, extending to approx. 1/2 acre
- The site is screened off from the road by well established planting
- Stunning views
- Single storey accommodation
- Four bedrooms
Very spacious four bedroom detached property set in an above average sized ½ acre site approximately 22 miles south of Lerwick.
The elevated position of the house means it enjoys magnificent unrestricted views over the Pool of Virkie and the airport towards Sumburgh Head, Fair Isle and out to sea.
In addition to four good-sized double bedrooms, one of which has an en-suite shower room and box room off, the single storey accommodation also includes a large south-facing sittingroom with working open fire, fitted kitchen / diner, bathroom and utility room.
Windows are double glazed and central heating is provided by an oil-fired boiler.
The large site provides plenty of outside space with a large lawn extending around the south and west sides of the house screened from the road by well-established planting.
Some generally cosmetic updating would be beneficial which is reflected in the price but nonetheless the property offers lots of internal and external space with the added benefit of the south-facing aspect and lovely views.
'Headlands' is situated in the Dunrossness area of the South Mainland of Shetland, approximately 22 miles south of Lerwick.
The main local amenities in the area are situated just under two miles north of the house these including Mainland's mini-supermarket & post office, plus fuel pumps, and the area's primary school, older pupils going to Sandwick or Lerwick.
There is also another local shop at Toab to the south, a hotel at Sumburgh, and boating club and marina at the Pool of Virkie. Also within easy reach is the airport which provides links to mainland Scotland, whilst buses to Lerwick from the stop on the main road by the house.
Nearby places of interest include Sumburgh Head where a huge variety of bird life can be seen, Jarlshof, Old Scatness broch, Quendale Mill and slightly further afield Loch of Spiggie RSPB Reserve and St Ninian's Isle at Bigton.
The house was built around 1970 of cavity concrete blockwork construction. Windows are double glazed and central heating is provided by a 'Warmflow' condensing boiler in the utility room which also provides hot water via a pressurised hot water cylinder with electric back up. A working open fire in the sittingroom provides a cosy alternative heat source.
There is a satellite T.V. connection to the sittingroom although the dish is not presently used, and telephone points in the sittingroom, kitchen and bedrooms 2 & 4.
Sittingroom, kitchen / diner, master bedroom with en-suite shower room and box room off, three further double bedrooms, bathroom, utility room, hall & entrance vestibule / rear lobby.
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