Bakkakot, Port Arthur

Bakkakot, Port Arthur, Scalloway, Shetland, ZE1 0UN

Offers Over £250,000



Fantastically positioned four bedroom detached house situated in a secluded spot at Port Arthur in Scalloway. The property is a ‘Fjogstad’ scandinavian style timber frame/ timber clad house and benefits from full triple-glazed timber framed windows. ‘Bakkakot’ sits in a stunning location with a fantastic uninterrupted South facing view across the sea towards Trondra and beyond. The rear of the site is sheltered by mature trees and there is plenty of outside space including a South facing decking area and front garden.

Accommodation comprises:- Entrance porch, utility room, kitchen, living/dining room, studio, four bedrooms (one with en suite), bathroom and a shower room.

Externally there is a front garden, polytunnel, vegetable plot, wooden decking area and a shed.


‘Bakkakot’ is situated in Port Arthur in Scalloway which lies on the west coast of Shetland approximately 6 miles from Lerwick. The property is located near the seaside overlooking the Harbour entrance and across to Trondra. There is a range of amenities near including the school, swimming pool, doctor's surgery and local shops including a couple of general stores and a chemist / post office and Cornerstone Café/ bar. There is also a garage, youth centre, museum, boating club, two marinas and the NAFC Marine Centre.


Property ID: 21339795
Price: Offers Over £250,000
Property Type: Detached House
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Receptions: 2
Gardens: 1
Parking Spaces: 3

Room Details

Porch (2.1 x 2.0m) 

Hardwood external door, centre light, coat hooks and lino to the floor.

Utility Room (2.7 x 1.7m) 

Laminate worktop with space for washing machine and tumble dryer underneath, painted chipboard floor, drying pulley, built-in storage cupboard, hot water cylinder, North facing window, fuse box located at high level and centre light.

Dining/Living room (6.1 x 4.6m) 

Rustic oak solid floor to dining area, ‘click’ laminate floor to living room, storage heater, South facing triple aspect bay window, two wall lights, two centre lights, external half-glazed door to decking area and half glazed door to hallway.

Kitchen (3.2 x 2.7m) 

Solid wood flooring, white base units, laminate worktop wit stainless steel sink and tiled splash back, freestanding ‘Beko’ oven and hob, extractor hood, freestanding fridge/freezer, North and West facing windows, spotlights and centre light.

Hallway (4.1 x 1.3m)

Carpet to the floor, smoke detector, centre light, loft hatch and storage heater.

Bathroom (2.7 x 2.0m) 

North facing window, lino to the floor, heated towel rail, toilet, pedestal sink, bath, v-lining to walls at half height, centre light and extractor fan.  

Bedroom 1 (3.2 x 2.6m) 

South facing window, laminate flooring and centre light.

Bedroom 2 (3.2 x 2.9m) 

Laminate to the floor, two South facing windows and centre light.

En Suite (2.0 x 1.3m) 

Toilet, pedestal sink, lino to the floor, shower with wet wall around, mains pressure shower, centre light and extractor fan. 

Bedroom 3 (3.7 x 3.2m) 

North facing window, laminate to the floor and centre light. The is access through to the studio.

Studio (3.7 x 4.2m) 

Click laminate to the floor, built-in units with laminate worktop, stainless steel sink, tiled splash back, extractor hood, external door and storage heater.

Shower Room (2.3 x 0.9m) 

Toilet, pedestal sink, extractor fan, lino to the floor, electric towel rail, mains pressure shower with tiles around.

Bedroom 4 (4.2 x 3.0m)

Laminate to the floor, South facing window, centre light, built-in cupboard containing the hot water cylinder.


Parking area at rear and side, grassed lawn at the front, stone chip path round entire property, polytunnel, vegetable plot, large decking area and shed.

Electricity: Mains 
Water: Mains 
Drainage: Mains (Pump station chamber to public sewer)
Telephone:- Connected
Heating:- Electric Storage Heating

Council Tax - Band D

EPC Rating - Band D

All fixed items included in the sale. Some furniture is available by separate negotiation. 

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

By appointment only. Contact 01595 747 045 or email 

Email  or for a copy.

Arthur & Simpson 
68 Commercial Street, Lerwick, ZE1 0DL 
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.