Benholm, 6a Burgh Road, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0LB

Offers Over

Circa 1982


Property Details


Ground Floor:– Porch, Vestibule, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Conservatory and Double Bedroom with Ensuite.

First Floor:- Double Bedroom, Bathroom, Study and Box Room.


By arrangement.

Home Report Available - EPC F(27)

Highly recommended. Please contact Seller on 07743 361 058 to arrange a viewing.


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

With its tree lined driveway, established garden grounds and sea views this two bedroom, two storey, south facing property is a true jewel within a sought after residential area of Lerwick that also benefits from off road parking, a Garage, Study and Conservatory.

The property was built circa 1982 and designed by Richard Gibson, Architects.

Centrally located, this property is within easy walking distance to Bells Brae Primary School, a chemist, Gilbert Bain Hospital, Lerwick Health Centre, Tesco and all the retail and commercial shops and restaurants the Town Centre has to offer.

Lerwick provides for all types of activities with coastal walks available, Clickimin Leisure Centre and Mareel entertainment complex and cinema.

This property presents an ideal opportunity for first time buyers, those looking to downsize or for bungalow style living.

General Information

  • Heating is via electric panel heaters supplemented by gas fireplace and blow-heater.
  • Hot water via immersion heater (renewed 2019).
  • Mains water and drainage.
  • Carpets throughout unless otherwise stated.
  • White goods available by separate arrangement.
  • All blinds, curtains and light fittings are included in the sale.
  • Roof skews repointed in May 2019 and the outside of the dwellinghouse painted Summer 2018.

Room Specification

Entrance Porch
Dimensions: 1.76m x 1.03m

From the gravelled parking area there is a paved ramp leading to a glass paned external door leading into the Porch. Contains a cupboard with electric meter.

Dimensions: 1.76m x 1.85m

A further glass paned internal door leads to the Vestibule. Contains heater, smoke detector and a door across from the entrance providing access to a coat cupboard (1.76m x 0.76m), WC (1.76m x 0.88m) with toilet, sink and extractor fan and storage cupboard (0.63m x 1.73m) with shelving.

Sitting Room
Dimensions: 3.33m x 4.80m

The Sitting Room is situated at the gable end with a window overlooking the established garden beds and with sea views. A further window looks out to the driveway with its mature trees. Contains a gas fireplace with stone hearth, built-in bookshelf, three double sockets and heater.

Dining Room
Dimensions: 3.61m x 4.63m

Centrally located, the good sized Dining Room has windows looking out over the garden toward the Knab. Contains three double sockets, a telephone point and heater.

Dimensions: 3.00m x 2.87m

Via an opening from the Dining Room, the Kitchen has two windows one looking into the Conservatory and the other out over the side garden. Contains fitted cabinets, worktops, stainless steel sink, two double sockets, one triple socket, blow heater and vinyl flooring.

Dimensions: 3.70m x 2.53m

A glass paned door situated between the Dining Room and Kitchen leads out to the Conservatory. Contains a water tap, shelving, raised floor and access to the garden grounds.

Double Bedroom 1
Dimensions: 4.04m x 2.88m

This spacious Double Bedroom is conveniently situated on the ground floor, off the Dining Room and has a window overlooking the side garden. Contains built-in wardrobes (d 0.60m) with hanging space, shelving and hot water tank, one single and two double sockets, two heaters and Ensuite (2.88m x 1.73m) containing toilet, sink, large walk-in shower with accessibility aids, heated towel radiator, non-slip flooring, tile surround, bar heater, shaving socket and extractor fan.

Landing (First Floor)
Dimensions: 2.70m x 1.70m

Between the Dining Room and the Kitchen is a staircase leading to the first floor Landing. Contains a Velux roof window, smoke detector, heater and coombed ceiling. Doors lead to Double Bedroom 2, the Bathroom and Study.

Double Bedroom 2 (First Floor)
Dimensions: 3.03m x 3.40m

At the top of the staircase to the left is a second Double Bedroom that has sea views via a Velux roof window and a window in the gable end overlooking the side garden. Contains built-in wardrobes (d 0.60m) with hanging space and shelving, two double sockets, heater and part coombed ceilings.

Bathroom (First Floor)
Dimensions: 1.48m x 2.16m

Via a Velux roof window the Bathroom has sea views. Contains a three piece suite (small bath, toilet and sink), shaving socket, heated towel radiator, tiled surround and part coombed ceiling.

Study (First Floor)
Dimensions: 2.03m x 4.00m

The Study is well lit with a Velux roof window providing sea views. Contains three double sockets, a telephone point, heater, fitted shelving and part coombed ceiling.

Box Room (First Floor)
Dimensions: 3.32m x 1.97m

From the Study a door leads into a Box Room that has a Velux roof window also having sea views. Contains two single sockets, heater, built-in cupboard and a door leading to an unlined, floored storage area (1.76m x 1.97m).


The private gravelled driveway (flanked by mature trees and hedging) leads from Burgh Road to an off road parking area and triangular Garage (5.89m x 7.70m x 10.53m) with ample room for a single car and workshop. Contains work bench, electricity, running water, stainless steel sink, electric up & over door and single door.

At the front and side of the dwellinghouse are established hedges, garden beds and rockeries intermingled with gravelled pathways.


Burgh Road runs between Commercial Road and South Road. The property is located closer to the south end.

Places of Interest

  • Coastal walks
  • Clickimin Broch
  • Clickimin Leisure Centre
  • Anderson High School
  • Retail, commercial and grocery shops
  • Gilbert Bain Hospital
  • Bells Brae Primary School is on the next parallel road via Gilbertson Park
  • Mareel complex with cinema
  • Shetland Museum
  • All Shetland bus routes run via the stop around the corner on King Harald Street.


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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