4 Brakefield Road, Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2 9HJ

Offers Over

Circa 1948


Property Details


Ground Floor:– Hallway, Sitting Room, combined Kitchen & Dining Area and Bathroom.

First Floor:- Three Double Bedrooms and WC.

Second Floor:- Spacious Double Bedroom.


By arrangement.

Home Report Available - EPC Rating D(64)


  • Central Heating
  • Gardens
  • Smoke Detector
  • Broadband Available
  • Satellite Available
  • Double Glazing
  • Sea Views
  • Car Parking
  • Mains Electrcity

This four bedroom, family home is located in the rural village of Sandwick close to all local amenities and a short walk to the beach.

The property benefits from a well maintained, landscaped garden and off road parking.

This rural community benefits from many facilities including the Sandwick Primary & Junior High School and Leisure Centre, the local bakery, shop, Post Office, play parks, football pitch, community hall and sailing club. Sandwick is approximately half way between Sumburgh Airport to the south and Lerwick some 20 minutes to the north with a good bus service between the two.

This property presents an ideal opportunity for a growing family and first time buyers.

General Information

  • Heating is via the Worcester oil fired boiler and wet radiator system.
  • Mains water and drainage.
  • Mixture of laminate, linoleum and carpet throughout.
  • Double glazed windows/Velux skylights throughout unless otherwise stated.
  • Standalone electric oven available by separate negotiation.

Room Specification

Dimensions: 1.23m x 1.03m

A concrete path leads from the public walkway through a wooden gate to two steps into the front Porch via a glass paned external wood door. Contains cupboard with electric meter, coat hooks and linoleum flooring.

Dimensions: 2.03m x 3.70m

The Hallway provides access to all ground floor accommodation and the first floor via the carpeted staircase. Contains window in the gable end of the property, a single socket, telephone point, radiator and a Storage Cupboard (1.00m x 1.88m) with shelving that contains two double sockets and the Worcester boiler (installed October 2017). A further Storage Cupboard (0.68m x 1.11m) with shelving is situated just at the start of the staircase.

Sitting Room
Dimensions: 4.60m x 3.77m

The good sized Sitting Room has a large window looking out over the front garden and croft land across the road and benefits from a fitted stove within the fireplace situated on a tiled hearth. Contains four double sockets, telephone point, television aerial point and a radiator.

Dimensions: 2.08m x 1.70m

Across from the entrance is the recently updated family Bathroom with a patterned window at the rear of the property. Contains a shower of bath, sink and toilet with built-in vanity and cistern, radiator and wet wall.

Combined Kitchen & Dining Area
Dimensions: 4.50m x 2.70m

Situated at the rear of the property with a window and glass paned door leading to the landscaped garden, this combined area is bright and airy. Contains fitted cream cabinets with worktop, fitted shelving, stainless steel sink, glass splashback, extractor fan, a single socket, three double sockets, smoke alarm and radiator.

Staircase & Landing (First Floor)
Dimensions: 1.98m x 2.68m

A carpeted staircase with a window at the top leads to the first floor Landing. Contains a smoke alarm and provides access via a staircase to the second floor.

WC (First Floor)
Dimensions: 1.98m x 0.90m

Situated at the top of the staircase, the WC has a patterned window overlooking the rear garden. Contains a toilet, sink with cupboard below and splashback.

Double Bedroom 1
Dimensions: 4.65m x 2.73m

This Double Bedroom has two windows looking out over the landscaped rear garden. Contains two double sockets, television aerial wire and radiator.

Double Bedroom 2 (First Floor)
Dimensions: 3.82m x 2.73m

This Double Bedroom has a window overlooking the front garden with views out over the neighbouring croft land to the sea. Contains three double sockets, radiator and built-in wardrobe with shelving and hanging space.

Double Bedroom 3 (First Floor)
Dimensions: 2.80m 2.37m; 2.83m x 0.96m; 3.78m; 2.32m; 1.50m

A further Double Bedroom is situated along the Hallway with a window again looking out over croft land to the sea. Contains three double sockets, radiator, smoke alarm, fitted shelving and built-in wardrobe (1.35m x 0.70m) with shelving and hanging space that contains the water tank.

Landing (Second Floor)
Dimensions: 1.31(w)

A staircase (w 0.68m) provides access to the Landing on the second floor. Contains a skylight, under eave storage and smoke alarm.

Double Bedroom 4 (Second Floor)
Dimensions: 5.94m; 2.37m x 2.38m; 3.80m

This spacious Double Bedroom has a window in the gable end and has coombed ceilings. Contains four double sockets, radiator, down lights, two built in wardrobes (0.50m) with shelving and hanging space and a hatch providing access to under eave storage.


The property is bounded by wood slat and post and wire fencing and has off road parking on the gravelled driveway.

The landscaped garden grounds provide for an idyllic space to de-stress and take time for the family.

The front garden has an enclosed grassed area with established bushes and concrete path leading to the public footpath.

The rear garden is divided into different areas and provides for quiet nooks near the pond and water feature surrounded by established trees and plants, tiered gravel areas for alfresco entertaining, grassed areas for the children to enjoy the play equipment, established flower beds and also benefits from raised vegetable beds.

There is also a shed (4.20m x 2.97m) with the oil tank behind.


From Lerwick take the main A970 south towards Sumburgh, Sandwick is approximately 12 miles south just after Cunningsburgh. Turn left at the second Sandwick junction and carry on along this road. Braefield Road is at the bottom of the hill and the property is painted yellow.

Places of Interest

  • Sandwick Primary and Secondary Schools
  • Sandwick Bakery and also a local shop
  • Levenwick Health Centre
  • Knitwear Factory & Shop at Hoswick
  • Hoswick Visitor Centre
  • Iron Age Broch of Mousa
  • Stunning south mainland beaches and coastal walks.


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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