Parkhead, Houlland

Parkhead, Houlland, Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2 9HW

Offers Over £180,000



Well presented three bedroom house with detached garage situated within a quiet residential area in Sandwick. The property is wooden clad under a concrete tiled roof and boasts a large wrap around garden. Accommodation comprises a porch, hallway, kitchen, living room, utility room, three double bedrooms and a bathroom. The separate garage is connected with power and water supplies, has a new electric opening garage door and houses the boiler and hot water storage tank for the house. Heating is provided by a wet radiator system powered by an oil-fired boiler. The house is in great decorative order and is available for immediate entry after the conclusion of legal formalities. 


Parkhead is conveniently situated in the Houlland area of Sandwick, approximately mid-way between Lerwick, 13 miles to the north, and the airport at Sumburgh, approximately 13 miles to the south, meaning both are within easy reach by car or by bus as Lerwick – Sumburgh buses run through the village regularly. 

Sandwick has a great community and hosts wide range of amenities, most of which are within walking distance of the house and include the local shop, post office & bakery. Just behind the house is the School and South Mainland swimming pool. There is also a private nursery, youth & community centre, social club & car garage. In Hoswick there is a visitor's centre and tea room and also down at Leebitton there is the pier which is used for boat trips to the island of Mousa.


Property ID: 15479868
Price: Offers Over £180,000
Property Type: Detached House
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Receptions: 1
Gardens: 1
Parking Spaces: 4
Garages: 1

Room Details

Kitchen (4.7 x 3.9m)

Large kitchen with built in units across three walls and a dining area. Two south-east facing windows allow plenty of light to flood into the room. White base and wall units with a black laminate worktop form the kitchen. Gas freestanding 'Rangemaster' hob and oven with extractor unit above, 'Bosch' freestanding fridge freezer and built-in dishwasher. 'Quickstep' laminate tiles to the floor, spotlights in the ceiling and radiator. Double glazed doors lead into the living room and single glazed door provides access to the hallway.

Living Room (5.1 x 3.8m)

Large north-west facing window and one south facing window. Oak laminate flooring, radiator, centre triple lighter in ceiling, and two wall lights. A glazed door leads to the hallway.

Porch (1.5 x 1.3m)

Hardwood half-glazed external door, tiles laid to floor, built-in shoe storage, pendant light in ceiling and glazed door and screen leading to hallway.

Utility Room (2.9 x 1.3m)

Worktop fitted along the back wall with space for washing machine and tumble drier. Built-in linen cupboard, triple spotlight in ceiling, radiator, lino laid to floor and south-east facing window.

Hall (5.4 x 3.2m)

Light coloured laminate flooring, built-in cupboard with sliding doors which is shelved out and space for hanging coats and shoe storage. Radiator, two triple spotlights in ceiling, smoke detector, loft hatch, glazed door and screens to porch.

Bedroom 1 (3.1 x 3.2m)

Window to north-west, carpet to floor, pendant light and radiator.

Bedroom 2 (3.9 x 3.1m)

Carpet to floor, built-in wardrobe, pendant light, window to north-west and radiator.

Bathroom (2.7 x 2.1m)

Bath, quadrant shower lined with wetwall and mains pressure shower. Sink with built-in vanity units and mirror with storage units and lighting above. Separate toilet, radiator, extractor fan, lino to floor, north facing window and two spotlights in the ceiling.

Garage (6.5 x 6.0m)

Detached garage lined with plywood all around and with water and power supplies. New garage door with electric opener, separate external door to the west, windows to the north and south, three fluorescent strip lights. Oil-fired boiler and hot water storage tank for the house, sink and fitted shelving. Storage in the loft area.


Large garden wraps around the house with fenced in site. Drying line at the side of the property, hose reel on side of garage, oil storage tank. Satellite dish fixed to house. Large driveway for parking.

Additional Information
The loft is floored for storage and has power sockets.
Carpets are fairly new and come with warranty.
Dishwasher is only one years old.
Fridge/freezer is only two years old and is included with the sale.
Internal doors replaced three years ago.

Electricity: Mains
Water: Mains
Drainage: Mains
Telephone:- Connected
Heating:- Wet radiator system off oil-fired boiler


Take the north junction into Sandwick and follow the road in. When you get the car garage just past the football pitch take a left turn into the junction. Carry on up that road and take the next right to the road heading up the hill. Parkhead is the first house on the right hand side.

Council Tax - Band D

EPC Rating - Band D

All fixed items included in sale.

Immediate entry available on conclusion of legal formalities with a flexible entry date.

By appointment only. Contact 01595 747 045 or email

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

Arthur & Simpson 29 Kantersted Road, Lerwick, ZE1 0RH
Telephone 01595 747 045

DISCLAIMER Note: Whilst we endeavour to make these particulars accurate, they do not offer/form any part of a contract on offer and are not guaranteed. Measurements are approximate. We have not tested electricity, gas or water services or any appliances. Photographs may have been taken with a wide angle lens.