Herrislea House Hotel

Herrislea House Hotel, Tingwall, Shetland, ZE2 9SB

Offer Over £295,000


An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone to purchase this charming 10 bedroom property/family home, presently operating as a successful Guest House. This property as a large family home has the benefit of great earning potential using the popular and lucrative Air BnB, through the letting of the bedrooms.

Shetland is a popular tourist destination attracting visitors from across the whole world. There are also accommodation demands from contractors and business people who travel regularly to do business in the islands.  


Herrislea House is located just above the Tingwall crossroads in the centre of the village. The property lies in a rural area just 5 miles from the centre of Lerwick. The location means the property is ideally placed for commuting into Lerwick or for access to the north, Brae / Sullom Voe etc. The local primary school, nursery and active community hall are situated close by; other amenities are available at Scalloway or Lerwick, buses to Lerwick running throughout the day along the road past the house. There are two golf courses nearby - ‘Asta’ and ‘Dale’ as well as various fishing lochs.  

The property compromises: Ground Floor - Entrance porch, reception area/office, lounge room, toilets, dining room, kitchen and laundry. First Floor - 8 En-suite bedrooms. All bathrooms with bath and shower over. Second Floor - 2 En-suite rooms (This has the potential to be easily converted into a top floor apartment)

The Herrislea House was acquired by the present owners in 1997 in a burnt out shell condition. Since acquiring the property they have extensively refurbished the accommodation as well as developing a business with an excellent local reputation. Herrislea House has 9 letting rooms, staff accommodation, a good sized restaurant area, large residents lounge, and an excellent commercial kitchen. There is ample parking in front and to the side of the Hotel. The business is predominately accommodation sales.

There is scope to develop the business by reopening the restaurant to the public. This would ideally suit a couple looking to develop the business, whilst enjoying the island lifestyle.

External  There is a large car parking are to the front and side of the property and a small lawn area at the front.  


Electricity: Mains

Water: Mains

Drainage: Public sewer

Telephone:- Connected

Heating:- Oil Boiler - Radiators

EPC Rating - Band G

Please telephone 01595 747 045

Flexible Entry Date

 Parties wishing to be advised of a closing date should note their interest with the selling agent.


Arthur & Simpson

29 Kantersted Road



 01595 747 045



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Property ID: 14644084
Price: Offer Over £295,000
Property Type: House (unspecified)
Bedrooms: 9
Bathrooms: 12
Receptions: 2
Gardens: 1
Parking Spaces: 20