Lingness, Skellister

Lingness, Skellister, Nesting, Shetland, ZE2 9PS

Offers over £130,000



Rural five bedroom detached single storey dwelling house located in a picturesque area of Skellister in Nesting with stunning views to the north west looking out over South Nesting bay and across towards Whalsay.

The property is a short distance away from the shoreline and lochs providing for avid walkers and outdoor activities.

This property presents an ideal opportunity for a first time buyer, growing family or those looking for a quiet, rural living.

Accommodation Comprises: Living room, Kitchen/dining area, 3 single bedrooms, 2 double bedrooms, one with en-suite and walk-in wardrobe, porch and bathroom.


The property sits in the South Nesting area of Shetland approximately 15 miles north of Lerwick, the location allows easy commuting to both Lerwick, Brae and also Sullom Voe to the north.

The property also being within easy reach of the local shop & post office (less than three miles away) which also sells fuel.

The local primary school is only a few minutes away from the house by car.

There is a good regular bus service that runs between Lerwick and Brae.


Property ID: 16992240
Price: Offers over £130,000
Property Type: Bungalow
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 2
Receptions: 1
Gardens: 1

Room Details

Entrance Porch (2.5 x 1.1m)

Four concrete steps leading to the front door. The entrance porch is well lit with a patterned glass front door, west facing window and an internal window looking into the dining area. There are tiles on the floor, coat hooks and a centre light.

Entrance Hallway (2.6 x 0.8m)

A glass paned door leads through into the entrance hallway. Wood effect linoleum flooring, centre light and loft access.

Bathroom (1.6 x 2.0m)

West facing window providing ample natural light. Three piece suite – toilet, sink and bath with mains pressure shower over. Linoleum on floor, towel rail, centre light, extractor fan and built-in cupboard.

Bedroom 1 (2.6 x 2.6m)

North facing window, centre light, radiator, wood effect laminate flooring and large built-in storage cupboard.

Kitchen/Dining Area (8.2 x 3.0m)

Kitchen – The large galley style kitchen contains white fitted units, stainless steel splash back on both walls, grey laminate worktop, ‘Rangemaster’ electric/ gas cooker, freestanding American style fridge and freezer, dishwasher, two south facing windows above worktop, spotlights in ceiling and laminate tile effect flooring.

Dining Area – Large south facing window letting in plenty of light with radiator underneath.

Large built-in cupboard housing the hot water tank and boiler.

Living Room (5.3 x 3.5m)

Leading from the dining area through a glass paneled door, the spacious living room has two North East facing windows with spectacular views to the dock of Lingness and over to Whalsay. Radiator, six spotlights, multi-fuel burning stove, carpet and built-in cupboard and shelves.

Hallway (4.7 x 0.8m)

Leading through a glass paneled door from the kitchen this hallway gives access to the bedrooms. Contains the electric meter and fuse box, smoke detector, laminate flooring, radiator, centre pendant light and loft access.

Bedroom 2 (2.4 x 3.2m)

North facing window, laminate flooring, centre light, radiator and built-in cupboard.

Bedroom 3 (2.8 x 2.5m)

Large window to the north, laminate flooring, radiator and centre light.

Bedroom 4 (2.6 x 3.3m)

Laminate flooring, north facing window, radiator, recessed built-in shelving and hanging rails.

Bedroom 5 (3.7 x 2.9m)

Large south facing window, radiator, centre light and carpet.

En-suite (1.8 x 1.6m)

East facing window, corner shower cubicle with mains pressure shower, toilet, sink, towel rail, mirror, extractor fan, tile effect lino and centre light.

Wardrobe (1.6 x 1.1m)

Window to the east, carpet and centre light.


Utility shed (3.4 x 2.2m)

Utility shed with power and water located just outside the front door to the house. Worktop with stainless steel sink, washing machine, shelving, workbench, window and drying pulley.

Outside area/garden

The property sits within a fenced site and is mainly laid to lawn with lots of trees planted along the south boundary and also at the north east end, various flowers & meadow grass areas. The rear has a pond frequented by wildlife and wild flowers in the rocky area produce a lovely display in spring. There is a graveled driveway leading off the single track road and can be closed off with the unique timber gates. The oil storage tank is located behind the utility shed. Two doors in the east side of the house provide access to the storage area underneath the house which also contains lighting and power.

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

Directions - Turn right at the shop and follow the road past the Methodist Kirk and Primary School. Continue to the North end of the Loch of Benston. Take a right up the road towards the primary school and hall. Keep travelling on the single track road for approximately 2 miles. You will come across Lingness on your left before the large blue agricultural shed.

Council Tax - Band C
EPC Rating - Band E

All white goods, curtains, blinds and all fixtures are included in the sale

Flexible Entry Date with Immediate Entry Available

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.