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Housing / Scottish Home of the Year finalist up for sale

Inside Evrabister. Photo: IWC & BBC Scotland

THERE IS a rare opportunity to buy a Shetland house which was a finalist in the Scotland’s Homes of the Year TV programme.

Evrabister in Kergord is up for sale with an asking price of offers over £215,000.

The cosy two-bedroom detached cottage was featured on the BBC TV programme in 2021.

Located next to the trees at Kergord, it also features a substantial detached garage.

Julie and Gary at Evrabister in Kergord. Photo: IWC & BBC Scotland

Owner Julie Talbot said Evrabister has an “interesting history”.

She said the property previously belonged to Nellie Hunter.

“I’m not sure if this is true, but Nellie’s parents/relatives may have lived in the now derelict croft house located in the Kergord woods,” Talbot added.

“Evrabister may have also perhaps played some part in the Second World War Shetland Bus operation, with Flemington House being adjacent.

“For me, Evrabister and the valley have treated me very well. The unique and beautiful location is perfect.

“I will be very sad to leave Evrabister, but it’s time for someone else to experience the calmness and love the house has brought me.”

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