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Flat 1, Leog House, 2 Leog Lane, Lerwick

PriceOffers over £185,000
AddressFlat 1, Leog House, 2 Leog Lane, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0AH


Bright and modern two-bedroomed, ground floor flat in Lerwick’s town centre. This newly-converted flat forms part of a redevelopment of Leog House and is ready for immediate occupation. Finished to a high standard, Flat 1 benefits from a large open plan lounge and dining kitchen with all new built-in kitchen appliances. This flat comes with two garage-sized external stores, and there is a large shared garden and off-street parking for several vehicles. A fantastic opportunity for first-time buyers, viewing is highly recommended.


Formerly used as a children’s home by Shetland Islands Council and situated within the old town centre conservation area, Leog House was built circa 1900 and is a Class C (S) listed building. The renovation has been done in sympathetic fashion to preserve the original features of the building, whilst providing bright, spacious rooms with modern amenities. There are five, two-bedroomed flats in total, each benefitting from its own entrance. This flat has the additional benefit of its own rear porch leading to the garden.

The large, 3-storey building is of traditional masonry construction with a slate roof, and benefits from double glazing throughout. The property has been fully relined and insulated with thermal and acoustic insulation to building warrant standard. Each flat conversion has electric storage heating provided by a combination of Dimplex Quantum storage heaters and Dimplex panel heaters. There is a satellite dish and TV aerial, with individual outlets in each flat. The five flats share a large lawned garden enclosed by masonry walls which provides a pleasant outdoor space for the use of all residents. There is a public carpark to the rear of the property with space for several vehicles. The two external stores to the south of the property belong exclusively to Flat 1.

As new-build flats, a Home Report is not required however a Mortgage Valuation Report is available to prospective buyers for lending purposes.

There is a shared garden to the front of Leog House, which is east facing with views towards Bressay. This provides a lovely spot to sit outside and enjoy the early morning and afternoon sun. Accessed via concrete steps with handrail and partially bordered by stone-built walls, there are mature lawns with established trees and bushes. There is a large public carpark to the rear of the property with ample parking. There is an additional enclosed garden to the south of the building, where the two external stores belonging to this flat are located. Both stores are good-sized and benefit from power and lighting.

In addition to this flat, Flats 2 and 4 will be available to purchase shortly and can also be viewed. Flats 3 and 5 were completed and sold in 2019.


Situated in a prominent but quiet location in Lerwick’s old town, the flats are within walking distance of all the amenities the town centre has to offer. This includes the main shopping area on Commercial Street which has a variety of shops, restaurants and cafes; a small boat Harbour at Victoria Pier, and the North Ness area which boasts a business park, Lerwick Museum, and Mareel arts venue and cinema.


To arrange a viewing telephone 07831 297131 or 01595 840 352. Email crheunson@gmail.com.

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