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14 Observatory, Shetland, Shetland Islands, ZE1 0RR

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Added on 24/09/2021
Harper Macleod, Shetland

Key features

  • The property which benefits from fenced garden areas
  • Included with the property is a single garage
  • Close to the town centre with amenities

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Three bedroom, semi-detached house situated on the southern outskirts of Lerwick just over a mile from the centre of town and amenities.

The property which benefits from fenced garden areas to the front and the rear, provides double glazed, family accommodation comprising a spacious 24' living / dining room, kitchen and side porch / utility area downstairs plus three bedrooms, two doubles and a single, all with built-in wardrobes, and a modern shower room upstairs.

Central heating is provided by an oil-fired boiler supplemented by electric underfloor heating to the bathroom.

Included with the property is a single garage.

Entry is through the fenced back garden where a large lawn leads to the entrance door which opens to a porch / utility area to the side of the house with fitted cupboard space, coat hooks and vinyl flooring, and also housing the central heating boiler, a door from here opening to the west-facing kitchen with fitted units including an inset sink, plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher, and tiled splashbacks. The washing machine and dishwasher will be included in the sale along with the freestanding cooker. Tile effect laminate flooring.

A door from the kitchen leads to the spacious living / dining room, a large room to the rear spanning the full width of the house, with both living and dining areas having with windows overlooking the back garden, wood laminate flooring being laid throughout. A second door from the living area leads to a hallway with further entrance lobby to the west side of the house, and a handy built-in cupboard under the stairs to the first floor, the entrance lobby being laid with the same laminate flooring as in the kitchen.

Upstairs there is a carpeted landing lit by a side window, with doors to the three bedrooms, the bathroom and a built-in airing cupboard housing the 'Megaflo' water tank. A hatch with pull-down ladder provides easy access to the loft space.

The modern, fully tiled shower room which benefits from electric underfloor heating below the tiled floor in addition to a heated towel rail / radiator, comprises a white three piece suite, the bath having a shower & shower screen over.

All three bedrooms are carpeted and have built-in wardrobes. Double bedrooms 1 & 2 (the main bedroom) facing east and having a few over to the loch of Trebister, the third single room facing west.

Rooms Sizes
On the Ground Floor:-
Living / Dining Room

Approx. 7.25m x 2.85m (dining area) extending to 3.6m (living area) (23'9" x 9'4" / 11'10")


Approx. 3.35m x 2.55m (11' x 8'4")

Porch / Utility Area

Approx. 2.8m x 2.1m (9'2" x 7')

On the First Floor:-
Shower Room

Approx. 2.3m x 1.65m at widest points (7'7" x 5'5")

Bedroom 1

Approx. 3.05m x 2.7m plus wardrobe (10' x 8'11")

Bedroom 2

Approx. 3.9m x 3.15m plus wardrobe (12'9" x 10'3")

Bedroom 3

Approx. 2.35m x 2.15m plus wardrobe (7'8" x 7')

Fenced garden areas to the front and rear laid to lawn. Also included in the sale is a single garage (with power) being the northernmost garage of the block of garages opposite the house.

Council Tax
Understood to currently be Band C. Prospective purchasers should however contact Shetland Islands Council directly for confirmation. Details of Council Tax rates can be found on Shetland Island Council's website at:

Property location
The Observatory houses are situated on the southern approach to Lerwick. Take the northernmost turning to Gulberwick and turn immediately first left onto the shared private access and then first right into 'The Observatory'. No.14 is the first house on the right hand corner.
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14 Observatory, Shetland, Shetland Islands, ZE1 0RR

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Harper Macleod, Shetland

St. Olaf's Hall, Church Road, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0FD

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