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Traditional and charming "but & ben" style one living room and one bedroom cottage with kitchen and bathroom extension, situated in a commanding position overlooking Skelda Voe. The compact accommodation offers a mix of old style character and modern convenience.
|EPC Rating:||E (51)|
|Price:||Offers Over £50,000|
|VIEWING:||Telephone 01595 860394|
|HOME REPORT:||Available on Request|
|ACCOMMODATION:||Porch, Living Room, Kitchen, Bedroom and Bathroom|
This charming traditional “but & ben” style cottage is situated in an elevated position at the head of Skelda Voe with views across the valley and towards the harbour and marina. The original two room cottage was extended in 2006/7 to add a kitchen and bathroom and the roof was recovered with Decra tiles. The property benefits from double glazing and has electric storage heating in addition to the open fire in the Living Room.
Skeld is a picturesque village on the west side of Shetland and is renowned for its marina, annual regatta, flower show and other community events held in the local public Hall, which is situated nearby. Although some 30 miles from Lerwick, it is an easy commute by car or by bus.
PORCH - (Approx. 1.25m x 1.8m) - The solid timber front door leads into small Porch with V-lined varnished pine walls, small window, shelf, small single drainer butler sink and double socket. An inner door leads into a passage clad with varnished pine, which provides access to the Living Room and Bedroom and is fitted with a smoke alarm.-
BEDROOM - (Approx. 2.9m x 3.6m) - A double-glazed window with deep ingoes overlooks the front of the property. Notable features are the box-bed with adjacent varnished V-lined pine walls and the open fireplace (blocked). Other features include a wardrobe and a separate shallow cupboard with louvre door, book shelves, Dimplex storage heater and a hatchway leading to the Loft.
LIVING ROOM - (Approx. 2.9m x 3.3m) - This cosy room has a working open fireplace and hearth with an attractive natural timber mantelpiece and surround. A double-glazed window with deep ingoes overlooks the front of the property. With carpet, Dimplex storage heater, TV and telephone sockets and three double electric sockets. A wall-mounted cupboard houses the hydro meter and MCB unit. The free-standing bookcases and the small wall-mounted cupboard behind the sofa are not included in the sale and will be removed by the seller. A door leads to a passage (with a further smoke alarm) which in turn leads into the Kitchen.
KITCHEN - (Approx. 3.2m x 2.2m) - The double-glazed window with roller blind looks to the south. With electric hob, oven and grill, fridge and washing machine, floor and wall mounted kitchen units, worktop with inset single drainer stainless steel sink, tile effect vinyl flooring, Dimplex storage heater, extractor fan and five double sockets. A cupboard contains the Megaflo hot water cylinder and shelving for storage.
BATHROOM - (Approx. 1.7m x 2.2m) - Tile effect vinyl flooring. White toilet, basin and bath with plumbed in shower. The bath and basin have Wetwall splashbacks. With extractor fan, electric towel warmer and medicine cabinet with mirror.
GARDEN - The triangular garden surrounds the house on three sides and comprises areas laid to lawn and plots planted with a variety of vegetables. A Nissen hut (Approx. 6m x 5m) with lighting and power is used as a workshop and for storage (the workbench is not included in the purchase price).
While these contents and particulars described here are believed to be correct, they do not form part of any contract and are not warranted.
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