Fia Cottage, Hillwell

Fia Cottage, Hillwell, Quendale, ZE2 9JD

Offers Over £137,000



An Immaculately presented one-and-a-half storey detached stone built house situated in Quendale at the South end of Shetland. ‘Fia Cottage’ is in a walk-in condition, after having a scheme of renovation works completed over the years, including a new Decra tiled roof covering and internal re-lining, insulating and refurbishment. The property is fully double glazed, heated by electric storage heaters and has a multi-fuel burner in the open plan living area. This property presents an ideal opportunity for a first time buyer, a buy to let investment or for someone looking to downsize. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this charming home

The property is currently being operated as a successful self-catering business. Should interested parties be keen to run a self-catering business all future bookings, website and subscription to marketing websites, etc can be passed on as a going concern by negotiation

Accommodation Comprises:

Ground floor – Porch/utility room, bathroom, open plan kitchen/living/dining room, front porch

First Floor - One double or twin bedroom, one general purpose area currently in use as a double bedroom

Externally – fenced garden to the rear, garden shed, with power, and a vegetable patch. Parking for two vehicles and a coal/wood store smaller shed Walled garden to the front


‘Fia Cottage’ is situated in the South mainland of Shetland approximately21 miles from Lerwick. Many local attractions are nearby such as Quendale Mill, Quendale Beach, Sumburgh Head Visitor Centre, Spiggie Beach and St Ninians Isle. Amenities include Mainland’s Mini Mart, Gillocks of Shetland and a petrol station. Also nearby is the Dunrossness Primary School and, a doctor’s surgery in Levenwick. A bit further north, at Sandwick, is a High School and a swimming pool

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Property ID: 25531954
Price: Offers Over £137,000
Property Type: Detached House
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Receptions: 2
Gardens: 1
Parking Spaces: 2

Room Details

Ground Floor

Kitchen/ dining room area (4.7 x 3.3m)

White base and wall units, black laminate worktop with stainless steel sink and tiled splash back. Gas hob, electric oven, extractor hood and integrated fridge. Opposite is a section of worktop fixed at a lower height, purposely designed for baking and preparation of food

South and east facing windows, ‘Quantum’ storage heater, spotlights, feature light above dining area, newly laid laminate flooring throughout

Built-in cupboard under the stairs which houses the 'Megaflo' hot water cylinder and is fitted with shelves. A half-glazed door leads into the rear porch/ utility area.

Living Room Area (4.7 x 4.1m)

Multi-fuel burner, with wooden mantle-piece, tiled hearth and surround. Small storage heater below the window. West and south facing windows, alcove with shelf, feature light and wall hung TV. Newly laid laminate flooring.

Porch (2.5 x 1.2m)

South facing with windows all around, spotlights, half-glazed timber door and double doors with opaque glass leading into the kitchen/dining room. Newly laid laminate flooring.

Utility/ rear porch (2.5 x 1.8m)

Black laminate worktop with tiled splash back and appliances underneath – dishwasher, freezer and washing machine

West facing window, drying pulley, centered light, storage heater, coat hooks, high level cupboard housing electrical consumer units and meters, and laminate flooring.

Bathroom (2.5 x 1.7m)

Sink and toilet, east facing window, bath with PVC Wetwall panelling to ceiling height around bath and on lower half of all other walls. Shower over the bath. PVC Wetwall panelling to the ceiling, colour changing spotlights, extractor fan, fan heater, heated towel rail, wall mirror and mirrored wall unit. Water resistant tile effect flooring.

First Floor

Stairwell (2.7 x 1.2m)

Centre light, smoke detector, Velux window and carpet to the landing floor. Built-in cupboard with fitted shelves.

Multi-purpose area, currently in use as a bedroom (2.6 x 2.5m)

Spotlights, south facing Velux window and carpeted floor.

Bedroom (3.3 x 2.5m)

South facing Velux window, spotlights and carpeted floor.


Parking area, coal/wood storage shed, fenced garden to the rear, garden shed with power, small vegetable patch and a front walled garden

Electricity: Mains
Water: Mains
Drainage: Mains
Telephone:- Connected
Heating:- Electric Storage Heaters and Multi-fuel Burner

Council Tax - Band A

EPC Rating - Band D

All fixed items in the sale. Furniture and white goods 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

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

Arthur & Simpson
68 Commercial Street, Lerwick, ZE1 0DL
Telephone 01595 747 045

DISCLAIMER Note: Whilst we endeavor 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.