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Beach Lodge, Symbister, Whalsay, Shetland, ZE2 9AA

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Property Details


Combined Kitchen & Dining Area, Living Room, central Hallway, one Double Bedroom, Home Office, Wet Room, Shower Room, Utility Room & Sun Porch.


Early entry is available once conveyancing formalities allow.

Home Report Available - EPC Rating E47

Highly recommended. Please contact Marina on 01806 566 422 / 07756 487 748 or marinairvine@btinternet.com to arrange a viewing.


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

This one-bedroom, detached, harbour front bungalow has spectacular views across to the marina. It has been adapted to include an accessibility ramp, which along with the enlarged doors and renovated wet room, is ideal for those with mobility concerns.

The property is located within a residential area and benefits from an easy to maintain garden grounds with grassed areas, limited established bushes, garden shed, spacious single Garage, drying green and ample off-road parking.

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

This property is ideal for a professional couple or those looking for one level living.

General Information

  • Heating by way of electric storage and panel heaters with water tank.
  • Mains water and septic tank drainage.
  • Combination of linoleum and laminate flooring throughout unless otherwise stated.
  • Double glazed windows throughout unless otherwise stated.

Room Specification


There are two doors providing access to the dwellinghouse. One is an enlarged external timber door with double glazed pane into the combined Kitchen and Dining Area. The other is a standard sized timber external door with double glazed panel into the Porch.

Combined Kitchen & Dining Area
Dimensions: 2.44m; 3.63m x 4.76m; 5.78m

From the gravelled parking area, a concrete ramp leads to the accessibility door providing access directly into the Kitchen & Dining Area. This combined area benefits from windows facing south and a further window to the west overlooking Symbister Marina and Harbour. Contains timber fitted cabinets and work tops, stainless steel sink, Beko electric oven, extractor fan, tiled splashback, five double sockets, Dimplex heater, smoke/heat alarm, drying pulley and Cupboard (1.25m x 0.60m) containing the hot water tank and shelving.

Living Room
Dimensions: 4.60m x 3.43m

The spacious Living Room is situated off the combined Kitchen and Dining Area. It also has a window overlooking the Marina and Harbour to the west. Contains five double sockets, telephone point, tv aerial point, Dimplex heater and smoke/heat alarm.

Dimensions: 3.20m; 5.04m x 3.00m; 1.20m

A further door from the combined area leads into the central Hallway. Contains a double socket, Dimplex Quantum heater, loft hatch, Coat Cupboard (0.90m x 0.48m) containing the electric meters and coat hooks.

Shower Room
Dimensions: 2.00m x 1.82m

Situated close to the alternative entrance, the Shower Room has a patterned window facing east. Contains toilet, sink, corner Triton electric shower, mirrored cabinet and wet wall surround.

Wet Room
Dimensions: 2.80m x 2.04m

The spacious Wet Room has a north facing frosted window with an easy accessibility pocket door. Contains toilet, sink, Mira Sport electric shower, radiator, full wet wall lined and non-slip flooring.

Home Office
Dimensions: 2.10m x 2.10m

This room is situated between the Wet Room and Double Bedroom and would be an ideal space for a home office. It has a recessed window facing north looking out over the rear garden grounds and contains one double socket, panel heater and carpet.

Double Bedroom
Dimensions: 3.44m x 3.52m

The good-sized Double Bedroom has a recessed window facing south. Contains three double sockets, telephone point and panel heater.

Dimensions: 2.00m x 0.82m

A timber external door with glass pane leads from a concrete pathway into the Porch providing access to the Utility Room and central Hallway.

Utility Room
Dimensions: 2.30m x 1.98m

From the Porch a sliding door provides access to the Utility Room that has a window facing east and contains built-in shelving, a Belfast sink, hot and cold water taps and power points. An opening leads into a south facing Sun Porch (1.34m x 1.80m) with single glazed windows on three sides, “v” lined walls and built-in shelving.


The Property is bounded by a dry-stone dyke along the roadside, the garage and retaining wall to the north, a high stone wall to the east and post and wire fencing.

There is use of a gravelled parking area on the south side of the Property, together with clothesline, cold water tap on the external wall of the Utility Room and concrete patio area providing for a sunny aspect to enjoy throughout the summer months. The grassed area at the south of the property does not form part of the property.

A concrete pathway leads from this area along the east gable to concrete steps providing access to the north facing rear garden. This area contains some established bushes, good-sized flat grassed area, an elevated tiered grassed area along the east boundary, a garden shed and single car Garage (5.7m x 4.6m) that contains an electric up and over door, pit to work on vehicles, work bench and electricity.


Whalsay is accessible by a car ferry the leaves from Laxo (20 miles north of Lerwick). The crossing takes approx. 25 minutes and it’s advising to book during peak season.
On disembarking from the ferry, turn left onto the main road. Beach Lodge is situated on the opposite side of the Harbour from the ferry terminal on the left-hand bend before JWJ General Store.

Places of Interest

  • JWJ General Store with fuel (next door)
  • Tetley & Anderson General Store
  • Shoard Charity Shop at Brough
  • Aald Manse cafe
  • Marina
  • Community Hall
  • Boating Club
  • Primary School & Nursery
  • Health Centre & Care Centre
  • Heritage Centre
  • Most northerly Golf Club & 18-hole course at Skaw
  • Many trout inhabiting lochs & 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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