4 North Park, Symbister, Whalsay, Shetland, ZE2 9AF

Offers Over

Circa 1957


Property Details


Ground Floor:– Sitting Room, Kitchen, Wet Room, Double Bedroom and Utility Cupboard.

First Floor:- Two Double Bedrooms.


Early entry is available once conveyancing formalities permit.

Home Report Available - EPC Rating D(58)

Highly recommended. Please contact Seller on 01806 566 630 to arrange a viewing.


  • Central Heating
  • Garage
  • Gardens
  • Smoke Detector
  • Double Glazing
  • Sea Views
  • Car Parking
  • Mains Electrcity

This three-bedroom, semi-detached, two storey home has spectacular sea views over Symbister, the Marina and over to the mainland of Shetland.

The property is located within a residential area and benefits from an enclosed garden with established bushes and garden shed. It has been adapted to include an accessibility ramp, which along with the ground floor bedroom, is ideal for those with mobility concerns. A single Garage, situated across the shared parking area, is also included in the sale.

Whalsay, known as the ‘bonnie isle’, is at the centre of Shetland’s fishing industry. It boasts stunning coastal walks to take in the abundant Shetland wildlife, beaches, archaeological sites and extensive wildflowers.

The community benefits from a nursery, primary and secondary schools (to S4), health centre and care centre, leisure centre with heated pool, grocery shops, pub, Boating Club, an infamously well-equipped charity shop and Britain’s most northerly 18-hole golf course.

This property is ideal as a family home or those looking for one level living.

General Information

  • Heating by way of electric storage/panel heaters.
  • Hot water by Megaflow hot water tank
  • Mains water, drainage and sewer.
  • Double glazed windows throughout unless otherwise stated.
  • White goods are included in the sale.
  • Furniture available by separate negotiation.

Room Specification

Dimensions: 0.80m x 1.03m

A concrete ramp with railings leads to the front door on the gable end of the dwelling. The Porch has a glass paned external door. Tiled floor in Porch and Utility Cupboard.

Utility Cupboard
Dimensions: 0.80m x 1.55m

Situated to the right of the Porch, the Utility Cupboard contains shelving, a double socket and water pipes for a washing machine.

Dimensions: 2.92m; 0.90m x 1.02m; 2.05m; 3.06m

From the Porch via an internal glass paned door the Hallway provides access to all further internal ground floor accommodation and stairs to the first floor. Contains a double socket, telephone point, storage heater, smoke detector and new vinyl flooring. There is a Storage Cupboard (0.80m x 0.93m) that contains coat hooks, a single socket and electric meter.

Wet Room
Dimensions: 1.70m x 1.78m

Situated just inside the internal entrance, the Wet Room has a frosted window facing south. Contains toilet, sink, mirrored cabinet, mounted heater, heated towel rail, wet wall and non-slip, one level flooring providing easy walk-in access to the Mira electric shower area.

Dimensions: 3.46m x 3.00m

With a window looking out over the rear garden, the Kitchen benefits from the morning sun. Contains fitted cabinets, stainless steel sink, standalone electric oven with gas hob, drying pulley, four double sockets, storage heater and new vinyl flooring.

Sitting Room
Dimensions: 4.25m x 4.02m

A large window in the Sitting Room overlooks the front garden with sea views out over Symbister towards the mainland of Shetland. Contains three double sockets, storage heater, boost temperature control, electric fireplace, built-in shelving and carpet.

Bedroom 1
Dimensions: 0.90m; 2.80m x 3.02m; 2.28m

This double Bedroom has a window overlooking the front garden with sea views. Contains three single sockets, panel heater, built-in wardrobe with a shelf and hanging space and new vinyl flooring.

Staircase & Landing to First Floor

The carpeted Staircase with handrails has a good sized window at the mid-landing providing additional light to the hallway. The Landing contains a single socket, smoke alarm, loft hatch and Storage Cupboard (0.92m x 1.58m) with shelving and access to under eave storage.

Bedroom 2 (First Floor)
Dimensions: 3.56m; 1.60m x 3.22m; 4.00m

This Double Bedroom is the largest of the three and has a dormer window overlooking the rear garden. Contains a single socket, double socket, telephone point, panel heater, under eave storage, hot water tank and is carpeted.

Bedroom 3 (First Floor)
Dimensions: 2.76m x 3.56m

This Double Bedroom has a window in the gable end and contains a single socket, double socket, panel heater, laminate flooring and under eave access hatch.


Access to the property is via a wooden slatted gate, the fence of which encloses the front garden with its established bushes and grass area. To the side of the property is a concrete ramp providing easy access to the home.

At the rear of the property is the drying green and good sized timber framed and clad Garden Shed (3.00m x 2.32m) constructed on a concrete slab. It contains a window, shelving and plywood flooring.

Outwith the boundaries of the property there is an end terrace single car Garage (3.40m x 4.98m).   with manual up and over metal door providing additional storage space or parking for a vehicle or small boat.

Shared on road parking available immediately outside the front gate.


Whalsay has an excellent car ferry link to/from Laxo/Vidlin on the mainland of Shetland, which takes approximately 30 minutes.
When disembarking veer left and carry on along this road passed the Public Hall. North Park is situated to the left at the top of a steep winding brae about a mile from the Hall.

Places of Interest

  • Nursery, primary and secondary schools (to S4)
  • Health Centre and Care Centre
  • Leisure centre with heated pool
  • Two grocery shops, a pub and well-equipped charity shop
  • Boating Club and large Marina
  • 18-hole golf course
  • Floodlit all weather football/sports field.


The agents for the Seller have prepared these particulars and whilst they are believed to be correct, no guarantee can be given. All measurements are approximate and taken at the widest point. Some photographs are taken with a 10mm – 20mm wide angle lens.

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