20a Chromate Lane, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0AL

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Guess built c. mid 19th Century


Property Details


Kitchen, Sitting Room, Double Bedroom and Shower Room.


By arrangement.

Home Report Available - EPC Rating C(69)

Highly recommended. Please contact the Seller on 07879 687 792 to arrange a viewing.


  • Central Heating
  • Gardens
  • Smoke Detector
  • Broadband Available
  • Satellite Available
  • Double Glazing
  • Mains Electrcity

This ground floor, one bedroom flat is in good decorative order and move in condition. Centrally located, the property is situated within a line of terraced houses at the top end of Chromate Lane, just a stone’s throw from Commercial Street with its retail shops, Post Office, restaurants and bars.

This area is known as the Old Town and provides for picturesque coastal walks from the small boat harbour around the Knab to Breiwick. Within easy walking distance are Mareel Entertainment Complex and Cinema, Shetland Museum with Hays Dock Restaurant and Clickimin Leisure Centre.

This property presents an ideal opportunity for a first time buyer, as a buy to let or as for those seeking an affordable Lerwick base.

General Information

  • Heating is via Dimplex electric radiators, panel radiator and heated towel rail. New Dimplex Quantum radiator installed in Sitting Room in 2016.
  • Mains water and drainage.
  • Carpets throughout unless otherwise stated. All fixed floor coverings are included in the sale.
  • Four double glazed windows put in 2013.
  • All blinds, curtains and light fittings are included in the sale.
  • Cavity wall, roof and floor insulation completed in 2016/2017. 10 year guarantee.

Room Specification

Dimensions: 3.60m x 2.56m

Entrance to the property is via a paved courtyard leading into the spacious Hallway that provides access to all rooms. Contains a double socket, telephone point, smoke and heat alarms, storage radiator and water heating controls. There are two cupboards one of which contains the hot water tank and the other the electric meter, both with hanging space and shelving (0.66m x 0.65m) (0.83m x 0.59m).

Dimensions: 3.35m x 2.59m

The modern Kitchen has a window overlooking the courtyard and contains fitted cabinets with worktops, tiled splashback, stainless steel sink, electric oven and hob, standalone fridge/freezer, four double sockets and linoleum flooring.

Sitting Room
Dimensions: 3.93m x 3.72m

The good sized Sitting Room has a window looking out over the public green and Church Road. Contains four double sockets, a television aerial point and Dimplex Quantum radiator.

Double Bedroom
Dimensions: 3.99m x 3.67m

The large Double Bedroom also has a window looking North over the public green and contains two double sockets and panel radiator. There is a walk-in wardrobe with shelving (1.02m x 2.63m).

Dimensions: 2.33m x 2.67m

The Shower Room has a patterned window overlooking the courtyard. Contains a walk-in electric shower, toilet, sink, heated towel rail, mounted fan heater, large wall mirror, and non-slip flooring.


The enclosed paved courtyard is a generous size ideal for alfresco entertaining. There is also a clothes line.

A right of access over the courtyard exists to the elevated communal drying green.

Off street free parking is available opposite the flat on Church Road.


Church Road is located at the East end of Commercial Street. The Chromate Lane terraced houses run parallel to Church Road and are separated by a public green. Entry to the ground floor flat is via the rear of the terraces access being obtained via an opening. Turning right after this opening 20a is the second dwelling up.

Places of Interest

  • Coastal walks.
  • Small boat harbour.
  • Commercial Street providing access to all retail and commercial shops, banks, Post Office, restaurants and cafes.
  • Walking distance to Mareel Entertainment Complex and Cinema, Library, the Garrison Theatre, public parks, Islesburgh Community Centre and many more local attractions


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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