Property valued at £280,000, and an electronic copy of the home report is available from the seller.

About the House

Beautifully presented, 4 bedroomed, single storey detached house with spacious rooms throughout including a kitchen/diner, large lounge, study and integral garage. Surrounding the property is a well maintained fully enclosed garden surrounded by mature trees and shrubs.

The property is tastefully decorated throughout and provides comfortable family accommodation in the centre of lower Gulberwick and a short walk from Gulberwick beach and the local hall and play park. It is within the catchment area of Sound Primary School.

Crannochlea was built in 2004 and is in ‘walk into’ condition, with double glazing throughout and benefits from an oil-fired central heating system which also provides the domestic hot water.

Accommodation comprises of:

Sittingroom, kitchen/dining room, study/playroom, master bedroom & ensuite shower room, and a further 3 bedrooms, bathroom, utility room, hall, front vestibule and integral garage with internal access.

Vestibule (2.8m x 1.8m /8’ 10” x 5’ 10”)
The vestibule area at the front door is a wide bright area that opens to a wide octagonal shaped hallway. Within the vestibule area, there is a large double doored cupboard and access to the utility room. Tiled laminate flooring is laid in this area.

Sitting room (6.4m x 4.2m/21’ x 13’ 8”)
Very large airy living room with engineered wood flooring with an entrance on one side through to the study/playroom. This room offers views to the south east to Gulberwick Bay and Trebister Ness through both the large windows. A radiator is situated underneath one of the large windows. Another feature of the room is the electric fire and mantelpiece in the centre of the room.

Kitchen/dining room (5.33 x 4.8m/17’ 5”x 15’7”)
Well proportioned room split evenly between kitchen and dining area. There is an extensive amount of light oak kitchen units for storage and they are in excellent condition. There is an island also with fitted units within, and has a seating area with 2 bar stools. Integral appliances include a double electric oven, a 4-ring hob and a Bosch dishwasher. Tiled laminate flooring is laid in this room.

There are double doors in the dining area that lead onto the outside decking area, which then leads out onto the gravel area and gardens.

Utility Room (1.73m x 2.7m/5’7” x 8’9”)
The utility room comprises of a worktop area, sink/drainer, space for a washing machine, tumble dryer and upright freezer. There is a built in pantry type cupboard offering substantial storage space.

Bathroom (4m x 2.47m/13’ x 8’10”)
Family bathroom comprising of a white suite with WC & wash hand basin. There are useful fitted cupboards next to the sink area. There is also a bath and separate shower supplied by main hot water.

Master bedroom (4.2m x 4.0m/13’8” x 13’) – Ensuite (2.9m x 1.2m/9’5” x 4’)
Substantially sized main bedroom, which has 2 double wardrobes offering extensive storage. Ensuite facilities include a large shower, wc, sink and fitted storage units. Flooring in the ensuite is tiled laminate flooring.

Bedroom 2 (green room) and Bedroom 3(turquoise room) – both are (4.2 x 3.29m/13’8” x 10’ 8”)
These 2 double bedrooms are of a similar size, they are light and airy and offer views out to Gulberwick Bay. They both have double wardrobes for generous storage space.

Bedroom 4 (red room) (4m x 2.5m or 13’ x 8’2”)
This light but cosy room has ample space for a double bed, there is a built in double wardrobe. Flooring in all the bedrooms is light laminate flooring. Sky/tv points are available in 3 of the 4 bedrooms. Ethernet cabling is available for 2 bedrooms and the study/playroom.

Integral garage (6.2m x 3.98m or 20’3” x 13’)
Access to the integral garage is obtained from inside the property as well as through the electric Hormann door. The boiler is located in the garage together with the electricity meter, and oil tank gauge. There is plenty of storage shelves in the garage.

Gardens and surrounding area
The driveway was tarred in 2005, and can hold up to 4 vehicles comfortably. There are 2 separate gardens which are both fully enclosed. Mature trees, bushes and shrubs surround the property offering privacy and shelter. The sky dish is located below the decking area for ease of access.

The decking area that opens up from the kitchen/dining area offers generous space to hold picnic tables/deck chairs for outdoor dining.


Kitchen / Dining Area
Kitchen / Dining Area
Kitchen / Dining Area
Sitting Room
Sitting Room, Looking Through to Play Room
Bedroom (Turquoise Room)
Bedroom (Burgundy Room)
Master Bedroom (Purple Room)
Bedroom (Green Room)
Main Bathroom
Front Garden
Front Garden
Front Garden 3
Front Garden
Garden - Clothes Line
View across Gulberwick

Floor Plan

Crannochlea Floor Plan


How to find the house

From the South...

Turn into the Gulberwick junction next to the Moor Park Golf Driving Range and drive along the single track road for around half a mile. The road will level out and there is a sign for Lower Hillside, turn left up this road, follow the road till you see a sign ‘Hillside Park 1-7’, turn left into this road, and Crannochlea is the first driveway on the left.

From Lerwick and the North...

At the top of the Sound Brae on the outskirts of Lerwick, take the left turn into Gulberwick. Follow this road right into Gulberwick. You will drive down the hill passing a bus stop on the way down the hill, you will pass the church (on your left), then you will pass the Gulberwick Hall (on your right), take the first right turn past the next bus shelter at the sign for Lower Hillside (and also Children at play sign). Follow this road till you see a sign ‘Hillside Park 1-7’, turn left into this road, and Crannochlea is the first driveway on the left.