4 North Park, Symbister, Whalsay, Shetland, ZE2 9AF

Offers Over

Circa 1957


Property Details


Ground Floor:– Porch/Utility Area, Hallway, Wet Room, Kitchen, Sitting Room and Double Bedroom.

First Floor:- Two Double Bedrooms.


By arrangement.

Home Report Available - EPC Rating D(58)

Highly recommended. Please contact Seller on 07766 835 996 to arrange a viewing.


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

With picturesque sea views over Symbister to the mainland of Shetland this three bedroom, semi-detached, family home is in move-in condition being refurbished and decorated to a high standard in recent months.

Located within a quiet, residential cul-de-sac, this property benefits from an enclosed garden with grassed areas and garden shed. There is an accessibility ramp, which, along with the ground floor bedroom, is ideal for those with mobility concerns. A single Garage, situated across the public parking area, is also included in the sale.

Whalsay (known as the ‘Bonnie Isle’) is at the centre of Shetland’s fishing industry. It boasts stunning coastal walks to take in the abundant Shetland wildlife, beaches, archaeological sites and extensive wildflowers.

The self-sufficient community benefits from a nursery, primary and secondary schools (to S4), health centre and care centre, leisure centre with heated pool, grocery shops, pub, Boating Club, an infamously well-equipped charity shop and Britain’s most northerly 18-hole golf course.

This property is ideal as a family home, a professional couple or those looking for one level living.

General Information

  • Heating by way of electric storage/panel heaters with hot water provided by Megaflow hot water tank.
  • Mains water and drainage.
  • New insulation in Sitting Room and ground floor Double Bedroom external walls.
  • Most flooring has been updated within last 12 months including new carpets (fitted October 2021) on the stairs and first floor accommodation.
  • Laminate flooring on ground floor unless otherwise stated.
  • New light switches and oak thresholds throughout.
  • Double glazed windows throughout unless otherwise stated.

Room Specification

Porch & Utility Area
Dimensions: 0.83m x 2.77m

An external wooden door with double glazed pane leads into the Porch that provides access to the Utility Area to the right. These combined areas include pipes for washing machine, double socket, built-in shelving and attractive linoleum flooring.

Dimensions: 2.92m; 0.91m x 1.03m; 2.06m

The Hallway is accessed via an internal glass paned door. Contains a double socket, telephone point, radiator, under stair storage and Cupboard (0.80m x 0.86m) containing the electric meter, coat hooks and shelving.

Wet Room
Dimensions: 1.70m x 1.78m

The Wet Room has a patterned window at the rear of the property facing east. Contains toilet, sink, mirrored cabinet, heater, heated towel rail, Mira electric walk-in shower with wet wall surround and non-slip flooring throughout.

Double Bedroom 1
Dimensions: 0.92m; 2.81m x 3.00m; 2.28m

This convenient ground floor Double Bedroom has a window overlooking the front garden with sea views. This room benefits from new insulation and updated electrical fittings. Contains a single socket, two double sockets, two tv aerial points, new carpet and built-in wardrobe (0.80m x 0.62m) with a shelf and hanging space.

Sitting Room
Dimensions: 4.03m x 4.61m

The spacious Sitting Room has a good sized bay window that provides stunning sea views out across Symbister towards the mainland of Shetland. This room also benefits from new insulation, along with new skirtings, facings, laminate flooring and updated electrical fittings. Contains three double sockets some with USB points, telephone points, tv aerial point, storage heater and fitted wood shelving.

Dimensions: 3.47m x 3.01m

The east facing Kitchen has a window overlooking the rear of the property. Contains fitted cabinets and worktops, stainless steel sink, standalone gas cooker, under counter fridge, microwave, four double sockets, tv aerial point and storage heater.

Staircase & Landing (First Floor)

The Staircase (1.97m w) leads to the Landing (0.90m w) and Bedrooms on the first floor that all have new carpet.
The mid-landing has a large south face window and a panel heater.
The Landing contains a single socket, smoke alarm, loft access and a Cupboard (0.92m x 1.50m) with ample shelving and storage space.

Double Bedroom 2 (First Floor)
Dimensions: 3.56m; 1.60m x 3.22m; 4.00m

At the top of the stairs to the left is a spacious Double Bedroom with a dormer window looking out over the rear garden facing east. Contains new electrical fittings, HDMI cable, panel heater, part coombed ceilings and under eave storage that contains the hot water tank.

Double Bedroom 3 (First Floor)
Dimensions: 2.76m x 3.55m

Across the Landing this good sized Double Bedroom has a window in the gable. Contains panel heater, a single socket, new electrical fittings, part coombed ceiling and under eave access hatch.


The boundaries are wooden slatted and post and wire with access to the property from the public footpath via a concrete pathway and ramp leading to the front door situated in the north facing gable end.

The garden grounds were extensively landscaped during the Summer with the enclosed front garden having established garden beds and grass area.

At the rear of the property is the drying green and a good sized timber framed and clad Garden Shed (3.00m x 2.32m) constructed on a concrete slab with a window, shelving and plywood flooring. A fuse box and switches are fitted so could be connected if desired (subject to the usual planning consent being obtained, if required).

An end terrace single car Garage (3.40m x 5.00m) with manual up and over metal door has ample room for the installation of work benches and is situated outwith the property boundaries.

Shared on road parking available within the North Park development.


Whalsay has an excellent car ferry link to/from Laxo/Vidlin on the mainland of Shetland, which takes approximately 30 minutes. When disembarking veer left and carry on along this road past the Public Hall. North Park is situated to the left at the top of a steep winding brae about a mile from the Hall.

Places of Interest

  • Health Centre and Care Centre
  • Leisure centre with heated pool
  • Nursery, primary and secondary schools (to S4)
  • Two grocery shops, a pub and well-equipped charity shop
  • Boating Club and large Marina
  • 18-hole golf course
  • Floodlit all weather football/sports field.


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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