Lynngarth, 22 St Olaf Street, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0BX

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Circa 1913


Property Details


Ground Floor:– Porch, Hallway, Living Room, Kitchen and Utility Room.

First Floor:- Shower Room, two Double Bedrooms and Study.

Second Floor:- Two Double Bedrooms and Box Room.


By arrangement.

Home Report Available - EPC Rating E(47)

Highly recommended. Please contact the Seller on 07909 571 160 to arrange a viewing. Alternatively, leave a voicemail.


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

Situated in a sought-after area of Lerwick, this end-terrace, two-and-a-half storey, four-bedroom family home has stunning sea views across Breiwick Bay and the headlands to the south.

It retains many original features including the period tiles in the porch, ornate ceiling roses, high ceilings throughout and spacious living areas and bedrooms.

The low maintenance garden grounds are enclosed providing for a safe area for children and pets. At the rear of the property, there is a courtyard for alfresco entertaining with the additional benefit of two sheds currently used as a workshop and potting shed.

Lerwick provides all local amenities; with a nursery, primary school, health centre, hospital, library, flower park, cinema, cafes, bars and restaurants all within easy walking distance.

This property presents an ideal opportunity for a growing family.

General Information

  • Carpets, double glazed windows/Velux roof lights throughout unless otherwise stated.
  • Original features include attractive ceiling roses, ornate staircase, decorative motif on front door, unique stained glass window loft hatch, fireplaces.
  • Heating by way of Quantum Dimplex storage radiators.
  • Mains water and drainage.
  • All whitegoods are included in the sale.

Room Specification

Dimensions: 2.02m x 0.95m

There is a shared concrete pathway and concrete steps leading to a patio area at the front door that provides picturesque sea views across Breiwick Bay to Seafield. A timber external door with glass pane leads into the Porch with a west facing window and original period tiles. Contains a cupboard providing access to the electric meter.

Dimensions: 1.04m x 4.20m

An original glass paned door with attractive palm tree motif leads into the Hallway providing access to the Living Room, Kitchen, Utility Room and staircase. The Hallway contains a single socket, double socket, telephone point, smoke/heat alarms and Dimplex Quantum radiator. There are two Cupboards (0.96m (d)) (0.85m x 0.80m) under the stairs with coat hooks and shelving.

Living Room
Dimensions: 3.81m; 4.10m; 2.41m x 4.11m; 5.06m; 2.22m

The spacious Living Room has a bay window with sea views across Breiwick Bay to Seafield. Contains a large, ornate ceiling rose, distinctive cornices, four double sockets, smoke/heat alarm and Dimplex Quantum radiator.

Combined Kitchen & Dining Area
Dimensions: 3.66m x 3.96m

This good-sized combined Kitchen and Dining Area requires modernisation and has a window looking out of the rear courtyard. Contains fitted cabinets, worktops, stainless steel sink with two draining boards, electric oven, built-in pantry and cupboards, Secure Electronic 7 booster switch and control, one double socket, one triple socket, smoke/heat alarm and Dimplex Quantum radiator.

Utility room
Dimensions: 2.16m x 2.93m

Opposite the front door at the end of the Hallway there is a Utility Room providing direct access to the rear courtyard via an external timber door. Contains fitted cabinet and worktop, stainless steel sink, tiled splashback, washing machine, a small work bench, drying pulley, a single socket and two double sockets.

Staircase & Landing (First Floor)
Dimensions: 1.91m; 0.99m x 0.96m; 3.14m

The staircase, with original wood banister, provides access to the first floor Landing that has a large window facing south in the gable and a feature archway with decorate plasterwork. The Landing contains a single socket, smoke/heat alarm, Dimplex Quantum radiator and an under-stair Cupboard.

Shower Room (First Floor)
Dimensions: 1.78m x 2.75m

This Shower Room has a frosted window facing east. Contains a toilet, sink, spacious electric walk-in shower with wet wall, Dimplex Quantum radiator, mounted mirror and linoleum flooring.

Double Bedroom 1 (First Floor)
Dimensions: 2.71m; 3.90m; 1.47m x 3.00m; 3.97m; 4.26m

Situated at the rear of the property with a window facing east, this large Double Bedroom contains five double sockets one with USB ports.

Double Bedroom 2 (First Floor)
Dimensions: 3.00m; 3.32m; 2.40m x 4.16m; 5.10m; 2.30m

This spacious Double Bedroom has a bay window with fantastic sea views across Breiwick Bay. Contains five double sockets one with USB ports and Dimplex Quantum radiator.

Study (First Floor)
Dimensions: 2.76m x 2.07m

This Study also has a window with sea views to the south and west and has potential to be used as a single bedroom. Contains one double socket and Dimplex Quantum radiator.

Staircase & Landing (Second Floor)
Dimensions: 2.96m x 0.98m; 1.15m

A further staircase leads to the second floor Landing that contains Dimplex Quantum radiator, smoke/heat alarm and a unique original stained glass roof hatch.

Double Bedroom 3 (Second Floor)
Dimensions: 4.17m x 3.06m

Another good-sized Double Bedroom has a dormer window (0.43m(w)) with spectacular sea views. It benefits from an original fireplace and contains, two double sockets, Quantum Dimplex radiator, part coombed ceilings and a Cupboard (1.81m x 1.63m).

Double Bedroom 4 (Second Floor)
Dimensions: 2.98m x 3.04m

Situated overlooking the rear courtyard, this Double Bedroom has a rooflight facing east. Contains original fireplace, two double sockets, under eave storage cupboard and part coombed ceilings.

Box Room (Second Floor)
Dimensions: 2.95m x 1.94m

This Box Room would be ideal for a home office. Contains a double socket, rooflight facing east, under eave storage cupboard, coombed ceiling and bare floorboards.


The garden grounds are of low maintenance and are bounded by concrete block wall with wrought iron railing and gate at the front of the property.

The front has been tiered with stone chips and crush glass with steps leading from the public footpath. A further timber gate also leads from the footpath on the opposite boundary wall that provides access to the entrance and rear via a shared concrete pathway.

At the rear of the property there are timber gates providing access to the courtyard.There is an outside cold-water tap situated below the Utility Room window and a satellite aerial above the Kitchen window.

Concrete steps lead to the enclosed courtyard that benefits from raised flower/vegetable beds and is ideal for alfresco entertaining with access to the Utility Room. This area has a timber slatted privacy screen along the neighbouring boundary, drying green and two Sheds (2.23m x 1.84m) (5.62m x 1.84m) running along the rear boundary wall. These are of timber framed and blockwork construction on a concrete plinth with profile metal and clear sheeting on the sides and roof. They both have electricity with the smaller of the two being fitted out as a Potting Shed.


Situated in the centre of Lerwick on the east side of St Olaf Street, running from Scalloway Road to Breiwick Road.

Places of Interest

  • Coastal walks around The Knab, The Sletts and out to Seafield with Tesco Supermarket on the way
  • Easy Walking distance to Lerwick Pre School, Bells Brae Primary School, Gilbert Bain Hospital and the Health 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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