8 Park Lane, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0DP

Offers Over

Circa 1850s with extensions 1970s & late 80s


Property Details


Ground Floor:– Two Double Bedrooms and Bathroom.

First Floor:- Open plan Sitting Room/Kitchen and Dining Room/Conservatory.


By arrangement.

Home Report Available. EPC - E(45)

Highly recommended.

Please contact the Seller on 07443 521 968 to arrange an alternative viewing time.


  • Gardens
  • Smoke Detector
  • Broadband Available
  • Double Glazing
  • Sea Views
  • Mains Electrcity

A rare opportunity to purchase this quaint two storey, two bedroom, detached cottage located in a quiet lane within the Lerwick Lanes Conversation Area. The original dwelling is believed to have been built in the 1850s with extensions added in the 1970s and late 80s.

The rear garden, with established bushes and tiered garden beds provides a private, enclosed area for sheltered alfresco entertaining.

Situated just a stones throw from Lerwick Harbour and Commercial Street with its retail shops, commercial business and restaurants and cafés, this property presents an ideal opportunity for first time buyers, couples or a young family.

General Information

  • Electric storage and panel heating in addition to an open fire.
  • Hot water provided by a pressurised hot water cylinder with dual electric immersion heaters.
  • Mains water and drainage.
  • Carpets throughout unless otherwise stated.
  • Mainly double glazed windows and Velux rooflights throughout unless otherwise stated.
  • All blinds, curtains and light fittings are included in the sale.
  • Contents are available by separate negotiation.

Room Specification

Dimensions: 2.50m x 2.62m

Access to the dwellinghouse is from Park Lane via a courtyard. A wooden external door leads to the ground floor Vestibule that contains coat hooks and Dimplex storage heater. A staircase leads to the first floor and has two cupboards providing access to the hot water tank and electric meter.

Dimensions: 1.13m x 1.50m

A small Hallway to the left of the entrance contains a window panel overlooking the front courtyard and “v” lined ceiling. Provides access to a utility cupboard (0.82m x 0.65m) and Bathroom.

Dimensions: 1.73m x 2.12m

The Bathroom is well lit with a Velux rooflight. Contains a bath with tile surround, sink, toilet, towel radiator, shaving socket, “v” lined ceiling and non-slip flooring.

Double Bedroom 1
Dimensions: 2.80m x 2.90m

With a window overlooking the front courtyard, this Double Bedroom contains built-in wardrobes with ample shelving and hanging space, a single socket, three double sockets, panel heater and exposed beams and wood ceiling.

Double Bedroom 2
Dimensions: 2.70m x 2.64m

This Double Bedroom has a window looking out over rear garden. Contains two double sockets, built-in wardrobe and wooden flooring.

Open Plan Kitchen & Sitting Room (First Floor)
Dimensions: 5.63m x 3.58m

The open plan combined Kitchen / Sitting Room is a spacious well lit area with three large rooflights, high “v” lined ceilings and walls, two single sockets, seven double sockets, a telephone point, smoke and heat detectors.
The Sitting Room contains an open fire place with tiled hearth and wood mantle, fitted shelving, television aerial point and carpet.
The Kitchen is “u” shaped with fitted cabinets, work tops, stainless steel sink, electric hob and oven, tiled splash back and non-slip flooring.

Dining Room / Conservatory (First Floor)
Dimensions: 3.20m x 2.08m

A glass door from the open plan area down two wooden steps provides access to the Dining Room / Conservatory. This room has windows looking out to the private rear garden and contains a double socket, panel heater and laminate flooring. A glass external door leads to the gravelled patio area.


A small courtyard at the front of the property provides access to the entrance of the property on the ground floor. There is also a stone built Shed (3.18m x 1.17m) that has a window, electricity, shelving and wooden flooring.

There is a private garden at the rear of the property that provides direct access to Park Lane albeit that the area is fenced in with a wooden gate and stone walls. This garden is a sun trap with gravelled and concrete paved patio area for alfresco entertaining and with direct access from the Dining Room/ Conservatory. There are established trees, bushes and tiered garden beds.


From Commercial Street, Park Lane is situated between Reform and Pitt Lanes and access to the top of Park Lane is provided by both via the community garden.

Places of Interest

  • Park Lane Community Garden
  • Commercial Street is situated at the bottom of the Lane.
  • A number of restaurants and cafés within walking distance
  • Lerwick Harbour
  • Shetland Museum
  • Mareel complex with cinema and bar/café.
  • Central location so everything is within easy distance whether by car, walk or public transport


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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