De Dannan, Houlland, Sandwick | Shetland News

Conveniently located in the center of Sandwick, within walking distance of a range of amenities including the college, swimming pool and local shop, ‘De Dannan’ is a four bedroom detached property presented in excellent ‘one level’ order. -foot everywhere. Lerwick about 13 miles.

In addition to the four double bedrooms (one on the ground floor) which includes a master bedroom with covered balcony and a large built-in wardrobe, the triple-glazed accommodation also comprises an attractive living room with a large glazed area and a door leading onto a wooden terrace, a very spacious 28′ kitchen/dining room, a bathroom and a separate shower room, and an equipped laundry room.

The Scandinavian timber frame/timber cladding property “Fjogstad” was built in the mid 1990’s. The windows are triple glazed, most windows and the front door were replaced with “NorDan” units in the year latest, and central heating is provided by the latest Dimplex Quantum storage/convector heaters.

The sale will include all fixed flooring, curtains and blinds, light fixtures.

Outside, the site offers ample parking, a lawn and garden shed to the side of the road, plus a sizable timber deck and further lawn to the north which provides a great place to sit in the sun of the evening.

This is a large family home in a very convenient location close to Lerwick; early viewing essential.


Entrance to the property is at the side of the house, the door opens into a hall with tiled floor and a large dressing room with hanging space and shelves for boots etc. A glazed door opens into the hall, a space with pine doors to the ground floor rooms and an open staircase to the first floor, the floor being of ‘Junckers’ beech wood which also extends in the living room.

On the left is a double bedroom or office with laminate flooring, currently used as a gym. This is followed by a large family bathroom featuring a double ended bath with freestanding tap/shower, plus a white WC and washbasin on an overhead drawer unit which provides useful storage, with an additional matching unit of a side. The sink also has a mirror and light while a striking circular towel rail/radiator provides the heating. The floor is tiled.

The kitchen/dining room is a very spacious large room with a nicely fitted kitchen area to the left and a large dining area to the right, plenty of natural light being provided by four windows, two to the kitchen and two to the dining room, mostly benefiting from a west orientation. Artificial light is provided by a recessed light in the kitchen and a glazed light in the dining room. Again, ‘Junckers’ parquet is laid throughout, in this case oak. The kitchen comprises of modern fitted units in a high gloss white finish highlighted by solid wood worktops, the units including a ‘Neff’ integrated oven and hob with stainless steel extractor, as well as a dishwasher. Concealed built-in crockery, 1½ bowl sink by south orientation. window and a corner carousel. All window blinds are included in the sale. Next to the kitchen is a well-equipped utility room with plenty more storage space and a second sink, plus plumbing for a washing machine, space for a freezer etc. (appliances not included), clothes pulley and tiled floor.

Double glazed doors from the dining room lead to the lounge, an attractive and bright room thanks to its large glazed area comprising two windows and a glazed door which benefit from an open aspect to the rear garden and beyond, the door opening on a large covered wooden terrace which offers a great place to sit in the evening sun. Again, curtains and blinds are included. Two other high level windows on the side of the house provide additional natural light while artificial light is provided by a central light fixture and additional wall sconces. ‘Junckers’ beech flooring.

The staircase from the hall leads to a carpeted landing, the pine clad ceiling which stretches across the entire first floor accommodation, being a special feature. A walk-in closet provides additional storage space and also houses the “Megaflo” hot water tank. Again there are internal pine doors leading to three bedrooms and a large shower room. The master bedroom, which has solid wood flooring, has a door leading out to a covered balcony while sliding pocket doors give access to a large built-in wardrobe along one wall which offers a huge amount of space for clothes and is fitted with hanging rails, wire shelves and a light. Ceiling recessed spotlights. The other two double bedrooms of similar size face south and have laminate flooring and access to storage space in the attic.

Finally there is a good sized and nicely finished shower room with a tiled shower cubicle with a glass screen/door, a white WC and a contemporary ‘stone’ sink and mixer tap on a fitted vanity unit with mirror/light fixture on. The room has a heated towel rail and recessed ceiling lighting in addition to low intensity LED lighting.


In front of the house, a large space in cut stone offers plenty of parking and there is also a lawn bordered by established plantings with rotary dryer, garden shed (approx 9′ x 7′) and cold water tap . A path to the side of the house leads to the side entrance door and a substantial wooden deck outside the living room with perimeter lighting and a fenced lawn beyond.

To arrange a viewing, please phone the sellers direct on 01950 431 320 or 07867 493 310.

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