Da Braes, Weisdale, Shetland, ZE2 9LN

Offers Over

Circa 1979


Property Details


Boot Room/Entrance Lobby, Kitchen, Dining Area, Sun Room, Sitting Room, Master Bedroom with Ensuite and walk-in wardrobe, three Double Bedrooms and large family Bathroom.


By arrangement.

Home Report Available - EPC Rating D(65)

Highly recommended. Please contact the Sellers on 07796 504 067 / 07880 846 921 to arrange a viewing.


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

A superb opportunity to purchase this detached, four-bedroom bungalow situated in the rural outskirts of Weisdale benefitting from uninterrupted sea and valley views.

This spacious family home benefits from a spacious south facing Sun Room and Master Bedroom with an attractive Ensuite and walk-in wardrobe.

The garden grounds have well established trees and hedges with grassed areas. The large Garage/Workshop provides an ideal space for a mechanic or builder, with the possibility of converting to a one bedroom annex (subject to the usual consents).

The school bus conveniently runs along the front of the property providing a good service to and from Whiteness & Weisdale Primary School, which also has a Nursery attached.

The village of Weisdale has its own local shop with fuel and Bonhoga Art Gallery & Café and the second-hand Kergord Hatchery Bookshop up the valley towards scenic Kergord.

This Property within its rural location presents an ideal opportunity for a tradesperson requiring a Workshop, a growing family or those requiring one level accommodation.

General Information

  • Heating by way of oil fired wet-radiator system with new boiler system installed Sept/Oct 2023.
  • Mains water and septic tank drainage.
  • Carpets throughout unless otherwise stated.
  • Double glazed windows rooflights throughout unless otherwise stated.
  • External doors and windows installed 2016.

Room Specification


There are three entrances to the dwellinghouse, the one in use on a day-to-day basis is located off the parking area on the north side leading into the Boot Room/Entrance Lobby. The east facing front door provides access to the public road with convenient pick-up/drop-off for the school bus. A rear door leads to the south facing garden.

Boot Room/Entrance Lobby
Dimensions: 2.58m x 2.89m

The good-sized Boot Room/Entrance Lobby has a north facing window and glass paned external door and provides access to the Master Bedroom and Kitchen. Contains coat hooks, radiator and linoleum flooring.

Master Bedroom
Dimensions: 4.59m x 3.93m

The Master Bedroom was converted from the integral Garage and has a south facing window. Contains three double sockets and radiator. This bedroom benefits from an attractive, modern Ensuite (2.22m x 2.05m) containing shower with rainfall and dual shower heads, wet wall surround and glass screen, toilet, vanity with striking, unique river stone basin, towel radiator, extractor fan, vintage style linoleum flooring and patterned window with northern aspect. The walk-in Wardrobe (2.22m x 1.77m) contains radiator.

Dimensions: 3.00m x 5.93m

The spacious Kitchen has a south facing window and opens into the Dining Area that leads to the Sun Room. These combined areas are bright and airy given the substantial windows facing south. The Kitchen contains fitted cabinets, worktops, stainless steel sink, integral oven, integral ceramic hob, extractor fan, tiled splashback, a single socket, two double sockets, American style fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, linoleum flooring and Cupboard (2.08m x 0.56m) with ample shelving.

Dining Area
Dimensions: 3.45m; 2.71m x 2.95m; 2.28m

An opening from the Kitchen provides access to the central Dining Area with a window to the west and direct access to the Sun Room. Contains a double socket, radiator and wood flooring.

Sun Room
Dimensions: 2.20m x 7.14m

The large Sun Room is situated on the south gable of the house with sea views and overlooks neighbouring croft land. There are windows on three walls providing for a spacious and light entertaining area. Contains a radiator and laminate flooring.

Dimensions: 5.83m; 1.47m x 4.10m; 1.01m

A door leads from the Kitchen into the “L” shaped Hallway that has an east facing timber, glass paned external “front” door providing access via concrete step down the path to the public road. Contains a double socket, telephone point, radiator, smoke alarm, access hatch to the floor loft, Coat Cupboard (0.47m x 1.45m) with hanging space and a further Cupboard (0.61m x 1.01m) at the end of the hall containing the hot water tank and shelving.

Living Room
Dimensions: 5.41m x 4.09m

The spacious Living Room as large windows with sea and valley views of Weisdale Voe. Contains five double sockets, television aerial point, radiator and satellite dish outside window.

Dimensions: 2.9m x 3.10m

The large, family sized Bathroom has a west facing patterned window. Contains walk-in shower with wet wall, bath, toilet, fitted vanity with sink, radiator, two extractor fans, tiled surround and non-slip flooring.

Double Bedroom 1
Dimensions: 2.55m x 3.00m

This Double Bedroom has a window facing east with sea views. Contains two double sockets, radiator and built-in wardrobe (0.47m x 1.44m) with hanging space and shelving.

Double Bedroom 2
Dimensions: 3.00m x 3.00m

This Double Bedroom also has an east facing window looking out over the Voe. Contains two double sockets, radiator and built-in wardrobe (1.10m x 0.45m) with hanging space and shelving.

Double Bedroom 3
Dimensions: 3.00m x 3.00m

This Double Bedroom is a mirror image of Bedroom 2 but with a north facing window. Contains two double sockets, radiator and built-in wardrobe (1.10m x 0.45m) with hanging space and shelving.


A new post and wire fence bounds the Property with its mature trees, hedges, grassed areas and garden beds. A timber, pedestrian gate provides access to the public road where the school bus stops.

A tarred driveway leads to the ample off road parking area at the rear that also provides access to the large Garage/Workshop (8.84m x 5.52m) constructed on a concrete slab with concrete blocks and reinforced steel rods with pitched timber roof. Contains electricity, ample storage, work benches and air-to-air heating system. There is a convenient inspection manhole to provide easy access to the stop-cock and waste pipes that lead to the septic tank situated in the field across the public road from the neighbouring chalet. There are concrete blockwork plinths providing access to the clothesline and oil tank with a cold water tap situated on the southwest corner of the boundary.

A stone chipped/concrete pathway surrounds the dwellinghouse providing access to the established garden at the front of the Property and a sunny, sheltered area to the southwest that leads directly into the Sun Room.


Travel to the west side by turning left onto the A971 at Tingwall. Continue passed through the village of Weisdale an at the head of the voe turn left onto the Cott single track road. Da Braes is situated on the right in a group of three dwellings with the driveway just before the white clad chalet.

Places of Interest

  • Weisdale Shop with fuel
  • Bonhoga Gallery & Café
  • Kergord Hatchery Bookshop
  • Kergord forest
  • Whiteness & Weisdale Primary School
  • Aith Junior High School
  • Westside Leisure Centre


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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