|Price||Fixed price £68,000|
|Address||10 Brakefield Crescent, Haroldswick, Unst, Shetland ZE2 9EJ|
|Agent||Harper Macleod LLP incorp. Dowle, Smith & Rutherford|
Affordable three bedroom semi-detached property, understood to have been built in the mid-1970s, in a small estate in the village of Haroldswick on the island of Unst, Britain’s most northerly inhabited island.
The double-glazed accommodation which is arranged over two floors, comprises a bright living room, large modern fitted kitchen/diner with integral appliances, a single bedroom and shower room on the ground floor, plus two good-sized double bedrooms upstairs. New windows and doors were fitted in 2017 and heating is provided by electric radiators. The property is fitted out for disabled access with a concrete ramp to the front door and a wet room style shower room.
There is a small garden area to the rear which enjoys an open outlook over the surrounding countryside, accessed via the rear lobby. To the front is a small bricked paved area plus the ramp leading to the front door. The property also has shared use of the drying green to the side of the house, whilst there is public parking right outside the house.
Brakefield Crescent is situated in Haroldswick at the north end of Unst, Britain’s most northerly inhabited island which measures approximately 12 miles long by five miles wide.
Although the island has a population of only around 650 it has excellent amenities most of which are based in Baltasound, the main population centre a few miles south of the house, where there is a Junior High School, superb leisure centre/swimming pool, several local shops (one with fuel), post office, garage, doctors surgery, care centre, hotel and marina. Haroldswick itself has a heritage centre and small boat museum, a tea room plus a small brewery at the Saxa Vord resort.
Unst has many places of interest in particular Hermaness National Nature Reserve, Keen of Hammer Reserve, fine beaches at Norwick, Skaw, Sandwick and Westing, Muckle Flugga and also Muness Castle.
The island is connected to mainland Shetland by regular ro-ro ferry service which runs throughout the day from Belmont at the south end of Unst, to the neighbouring island of Yell (approximately 10 minute crossing), and from Yell to Toft on mainland Shetland (approximately 20 minute crossing).
For viewing arrangments, please contact Agent’s reception on 01595 695583.