17A Market Street, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0JP

Offers Over

Circa 1900


Property Details


Kitchen, Sitting Room, one large Double Bedroom, Study and Wet Room.


Early entry is available once conveyancing formalities permit.

Home Report Available - EPC Rating D(55)

Highly recommended. Please contact Agents to arrange a viewing.


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

This ground floor, two bedroomed flat is situated in a desirable location in the heart of Lerwick being within close proximity and easy walking distance to all local amenities within the town centre.

The property has its own entrance at the rear and would benefit from refurbishment to bring it up to its maximum potential.

The sheltered rear garden is shared and enclosed providing for a safe area. It contains a drying green, mature sycamore tree, flower beds and shared Shed situated along the boundary.

This property presents an ideal opportunity for a first time buyer, those wishing to downsize, requiring ground floor accommodation or as a Lerwick base.

General Information

  • Heating by way of Dimplex Quantum storage heaters and a panel heater.
  • Hot water provided by Megaflow hot water tank.
  • Mains water and drainage.
  • Carpets throughout unless otherwise stated.
  • Double glazed windows throughout unless otherwise stated.
  • All blinds, curtains, light fittings, appliances and all other furniture and contents within the property are included in the sale.

Room Specification

Dimensions: 0.96m; 4.80m x 0.86m; 3.15m

Entrance to the ground floor flat is at the rear of the property via a concrete pathway leading to a glass paned external door. The “t” shaped Hallway contains a double socket, telephone point, smoke alarm and storage heater.
A Cupboard (0.80m x 1.00m) opposite the front door contains shelving and the electric meter.
A further walk-in Cupboard (1.27m x 1.77m) contains a double socket, built-in shelving and the Megaflow hot water tank.

Dimensions: 2.87m x 2.74m

At the end of the Hallway there is an opening leading to the Kitchen that has a window looking out over the rear garden. Contains fitted cabinets, work tops, stainless steel sink, five double sockets and vinyl flooring.

Sitting Room
Dimensions: 3.84m x 4.05m

The spacious Sitting Room has a window overlooking the front garden beds. Contains four double sockets and storage heater.

Double Bedroom
Dimensions: 3.80m x 4.05m

Situated adjacent to the Sitting Room with a good sized window also looking out over the front garden beds, this spacious Double Bedroom contains five double sockets, a telephone point and storage heater.

Dimensions: 1.80m x 2.70m

At the opposite end of the Hallway to the Kitchen, this Study has a window overlooking the rear garden. Contains two double sockets and panel heater.

Wet Room
Dimensions: 2.38m x 1.77m

The Wet Room has a patterned window overlooking the rear garden and contains a toilet, sink, mounted mirror with shelf, radiator, walk-in electric shower with helping aids, wet wall surround and non-slip flooring.


The detached property of 17 Market Street consists of three flatted dwellinghouses. Access to 17A Market Street is at the rear of the property via a concrete path from Market Street itself.

The private, sheltered garden at the rear is owned in common. The garden comprises of a grassed area with drying green, mature tree, garden beds and a concrete patio area. It is entirely enclosed providing for a safe environment.

The larger Shed (5.28m x 2.30m) is the former washhouse which is communal to all three flatted dwellings. It has concrete blocks on the outside wall. There is a workshop area with bench, raised timber floors and it has been connected to electricity in the past.

There is also a former out door toilet.


Market Street is situated between Commercial Road (just near Home Furnishings) and Harbour Street. 17 Market Street is situated about half way up and access to 17A is at the rear of the property via a concrete pathway around the north/east gable end.

Places of Interest

  • Retail Shops, restaurants and take-aways are in easy walking distance.
  • Shetland Museum and Mareel Entertainment Complex with cinema and café just down the hill.
  • Viking Bus Terminal around the corner


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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