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18A Harbour Street, Shetland, Shetland Islands, ZE1

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Added on 15/10/2020
Harper Macleod, Shetland

Key features

  • Great central Lerwick location
  • Good-sized living room
  • Shared back green

Property description

Tenure: Freehold


Spacious three bedroom first floor flat benefitting from central heating provided by the Lerwick District Heating System, in great central Lerwick location within walking distance of amenities.

Forming part of a three storey stone-built detached property comprising four flats, 18a occupies the whole of the middle (first) floor and benefits from a shared back green.

In addition to the three bedrooms, two doubles and a single which could alternatively be used as an office, the double glazed accommodation also includes a good-sized living room with window looking down St Magnus Street to the harbour area beyond, a large kitchen / diner and a modern bathroom. High ceilings enhance the spacious feel.

Early viewing recommended.


Entry to the property is to the rear where a door opens to a lobby with doors to the top two flats, the door to 18a opening to a carpeted hall with original stripped pine doors to all rooms including a handy under-stairs cloak cupboard. On the left are two double bedrooms, next is a third single bedroom or office, followed by the living room, kitchen / diner and bathroom to the right.

The good-sized living room is accessed via a glazed door from the hall and has a window to the front of the property enjoying an open view down St Magnus Street to the harbour area in the distance, with window seat below. A solid-fuel stove set in fireplace surround provides a cosy additional heat source although there is also a central heating radiator. Some original features remain including the cornice, picture and dado rails, and there is a shelved recess for books etc. and a fitted carpet.

A second glazed door from the hall opens to the spacious kitchen / diner which has space for a table & chairs and extensive modern fitted cupboards to two walls providing ample cupboard & worktop space, the units including an integral oven & hob with stainless steel cooker hood over, an inset sink plus space for a fridge & freezer, and plumbing for a dishwasher & washing machine. A matching fitted unit in one corner houses the District Heating unit. The window looks out over the back green. Slate tile effect vinyl flooring.

The bathroom comprises a white three piece suite including a shower bath with tiled shower area and glazed shower screen over, the shower being supplied by the District Heating unit. There are matching tiles to the lower half of the wall opposite. Light / mirror unit over the wash hand basin, and vinyl flooring.

The three bedrooms are all carpeted. Bedroom 1, a double has a window to the rear of the house plus a recess housing an inset sink with mirror and spotlighting over. The main double bedroom (bedroom 2) has a north-facing window to Harbour Street, a recess housing a large wall mirror lit by spotlighting over, and an original cornice and picture rail. Finally the third single bedroom (or office) also looks out on to Harbour Street, this room having a built-in wardrobe.

All fixed floor coverings, carpets & blinds, and light fittings will be included in the sale. The white goods are available by separate negotiation along with the two large wardrobes.

Rooms Sizes

Living Room

Approx. 4.4m x 3.7m (14'5" x 12'2")

Kitchen / Diner

Approx. 3.7m x 3.4m (12'2" x 11'3")

Bedroom 1

Approx. 3.65m x 3.3m (12' x 10'9")

Bedroom 2

Approx. 4.45m x 3.7m (14'7" x 12'2")

Bedroom 3

Approx. 3.75m x 1.9m at widest points (12'4" x 6'3")


Approx. 2.55m x 2m (8'5" x 6'6")


Access to the flat is to the side of the building, the alley leading around to the rear and the shared first floor lobby to the two top floor flats. The shared back green comprises a lawn and decked seating area. Included with the property is a coal cellar / store at ground floor level to the rear of the building. There is a garden shed which goes with the flat although it is situated on shared ground.

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 the Shetland Islands Council website.

Energy Performance Certificates


18A Harbour Street, Shetland, Shetland Islands, ZE1

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Harper Macleod, Shetland

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

Harper Macleod, Shetland

With an in-depth knowledge of the area and more than 20 years experience of selling homes for our clients, Harper Macleod's local estate agency offers you the highest quality of service from start to finish all under one roof.

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