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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Murrion, Eshaness, Shetland, Shetland Islands, ZE2 9RS

Under Offer £98,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Registered croft extending to approx 18.5 acres
  • Garage with power and lighting
  • Workshop with power and lighting

Full description

Semi-detached four bedroomed croft house on 18.5 acre (7.5 ha) owner occupied croft in unspoilt rural area of Shetland renowned for its dramatic and rugged cliff scenery. Brae approx. 15 miles; Lerwick approx. 40 miles.

Situated at the end of a side road the house faces south and enjoys a fine view over the surrounding countryside.

In addition to the four bedrooms, the accommodation also includes a sizeable living room, large kitchen and a bathroom. By the house is a garage and separate workshop.

Immediate garden area Garage & workshop.

The house requires modernisation but nonetheless offers lots of potential with the bonus of the outbuildings and land.


'Murrion' is situated in the particularly scenic area of Eshaness in the Northmavine area of Shetland approximately 15 miles north of Brae, and 40 miles from Lerwick.

The Shetland Islands lie in the middle of the North Sea about 100 miles north of Mainland Scotland, and are in fact closer to Bergen in Norway than to Edinburgh. A daily overnight ferry service links Shetland with Aberdeen & Orkney (, and there are regular flights by Loganair ( from Sumburgh Airport at the very southern tip of Shetland, to Aberdeen, Glasgow & Edinburgh, islanders currently enjoying discounted airfares.
Eshaness is a particularly unspoilt area of Shetland well known for its dramatic and rugged cliff scenery with great walks along the cliff tops by the lighthouse just over three miles from the house.

On the road to the lighthouse, about a mile from the house, is a summer cafe and campsite, further amenities being available at nearby Hillswick (approximately 6 miles) where there is a community-owned licensed shop with part-time post office & fuel, a health centre and hotel.

On the road back towards Lerwick there is a primary school at Urafirth, and another shop & school at Ollaberry, whilst Brae, the main population centre for the North Mainland, is the location of the area's high school, a swimming pool & leisure centre, another health centre, Co-op mini-supermarket, garage services and various other social & recreational activities.

The House - Accommodation
The house is a semi-detached, traditional, storey and a half croft house comprising two rooms on the ground floor and 2 rooms upstairs, plus a later extension to the rear housing the living room, kitchen and bathroom. Central heating is provided by an oil-fired boiler in the kitchen.

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 July 2018

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