Tarskavaig, Cumliewick

Tarskavaig, Cumliewick, Sandwick, Shetland, ZE2 9HH

Offers Over £350,000




Immaculately presented, modern four-bedroom detached house situated within a very large site in Cumliewick at the south end of Sandwick. Completed in 2013 'Tarskavaig' is a modern family home of timber frame/ block clad construction and completed to a high standard featuring underfloor heating powered by an air source heat pump and double-glazed windows. Sliding patio doors open out from the kitchen/dining room to a decking area for outdoor dining and a great place to appreciate the lovely sea views.There is a tarred parking area at the rear of the property and a fenced in grassed lawn to the front and sides. 

Viewing is essential to fully appreciate this stunning family home. 

Accommodation comprises:-

Ground Floor - Rear porch, kitchen/dining room, living room, utility, bedroom, shower room and front porch.

First Floor - Three bedrooms (one with En-suite shower room) and Bathroom.


Location 'Tarskavaig' is situated in the picturesque area of Cumliewick, part of the wider Sandwick area, in the South Mainland of Shetland, approximately mid-way between Lerwick, 13 miles to the north, and the airport at Sumburgh, 13 miles to the south, both of which are within easy commuting distance. Cumliewick is situated only a short distance down the road from the Sandwick school and swimming pool, There is a local shop, post office & bakery at Stove (approximately 1 mile from the house). Other amenities include a youth / community centre, garage and social club. The property has sea views looking over towards Hoswick and further South.


Property ID: 24948784
Price: Offers Over £350,000
Property Type: Detached House
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Receptions: 1
Gardens: 1
Parking Spaces: 4

Room Details

Ground Floor

Kitchen/ Dining (6.6 x 3.8m)

Base and wall units with solid oak doors, granite worktop on top and upstand. There is a breakfast bar, stainless steel sink, 'Rangemaster' gas hob and electric oven with glass splash back behind and extractor hood above. Freestanding 'Hisense' fridge/ freezer, integrated 'rangemaster' dishwasher. Spotlights to the ceiling, heat detector and lino tile effect flooring. There is a South facing window to the kitchen, a South facing patio door and a West facing window in the dining area which allows light to flood into the room.

Living Room (6.5 x 3.8m)

North and West facing windows, Solid fuel burner with feature stone surround, hardwood mantlepiece and tiled hearth. Two triple spotlight bars, carbon monoxide detector and laminate flooring.

Hallway (8.3 x 2.7m)

Laminate flooring, spotlights, smoke detector, built-in cupboard under the stairs housing the underfloor heating manifold and fuse box etc and two high level velux windows over the stairs.

Shower Room (2.3 x 2.0m)

Corner quadrant shower with curved glass screen, wet wall around and mixer shower, pedestal sink, toilet, electric towel rail, mirrored cupboard with light, extractor fan, triple centre light, North facing window and laminate tile effect flooring.

Rear porch (2.2 x 1.5m)

Laminate floor, half glazed external door, spotlights and smoke detector.

Utility room (2.4 x 2.2m)

East facing window, white base units with black laminate worktop and upstand, round stainless steel sink, freestanding washing machine and tumble drier, freezer, drying pulley, extractor fan, triple spotlight and large built-in cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and fitted with coat hooks.

Bedroom (4.1 x 3.3m)

Two North facing windows, centre light and carpet to the floor.

Front Porch (2.9 x 1.8m)

Half-glazed external door, West facing window, centre light, loft hatch, controls for operating hallway velux windows and tile effect laminate flooring.

First Floor

Landing (2.7 x 3.1m)

Loft hatch, spotlights, smoke detector, carpet to the floor and three built-in storage cupboards with shelving and hanging space.

Bedroom 2 (3.8 x 4.0m)

South and West facing windows, centre light, radiator and carpet to the floor.

Bathroom (2.6 x 2.4m)

Tile effect laminate flooring, bath, pedestal sink, toilet, electric towel rail, extractor fan, double spotlight bar and East facing velux window.

Bedroom 3 (5.0 x 3.4m)

Carpet to the floor, radiator, North and South facing windows and centre light.

Bedroom 4 (5.5 x 3.8m)

North and West facing windows, centre light, radiator, built-in cupboard with hanging rail and shelves and carpet to the floor.

En-suite (2.8 x 1.9m)

Corner shower with glazed screen, wet wall around and mixer shower. Vanity units with white doors and laminate worktop, fitted sink and toilet. Round mirror with light, electric towel rail, triple centre light, extractor fan, East facing velux window and tile effect lino.


Grassed lawn to the front and sides of the property and a timber fence to the West and North perimeter. There is West and South facing timber decking areas with stunning views over Hoswick bay which can be accessed from the patio door in the dining area or the front porch as well as from steps externally. There are various trees and shrubs planted, a 'wendy house', and a garden shed. To the rear there is a tarred driveway leading on from electric operated double metal gates.

The foundations for a detached double garage are in place - Planning permission for this was granted in September 2017 - 2017/249/PPF

Electricity: Mains 
Water: Mains 
Drainage: Septic Tank
Telephone:- Connected
Heating:- Air source heat pump to underfloor heating system and radiators to the first floor. Secondary heating provided by a solid fuel stove in the living room.

Council Tax - Band  E

EPC Rating - Band  C

All fixed items included in the sale.

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

By appointment only. Contact 01595 747 045 or email estateagency@arthursimpson.co.uk

For a copy of the home report email estateagency@arthursimpson.co.uk

Arthur & Simpson 
68 Commercial Street, Lerwick, ZE1 0DL 
Telephone 01595 747 045 
Email: estateagency@arthursimpson.co.uk

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.