Sound View, a former holistic spa with four en-suite guest letting bedrooms at Uphouse, Bressay in the Shetland Isles, is being offered to the market by DM Hall, one of Scotland’s largest firms of Chartered Surveyor, for offers around £250,000.
Suzanne Lawrie of DM Hall, who is overseeing the sales process said: “This property offers an outstanding lifestyle business opportunity, perhaps as holiday lets, as a guest house or, alternatively, a conversion to full residential use.
“The small island of Bressay, which lies directly opposite Lerwick, the main town in the Shetlands, is a scenic tourist destination, particularly attractive to those interested in outdoor pursuits. Bressay’s outstanding views draw also many wildlife enthusiasts including bird watchers.
“We expect interest in this property, particularly from people looking for a change of pace and an opportunity to relocate to a starkly beautiful part of Scotland.”
The property comprises ground and first floor levels and has a total area of 554 sq m or 5,962 sq ft. There are four en-suite letting bedrooms, guests’ lounge and residents’ room and an extensive proprietor’s suite including kitchen, family bathroom, master-bedroom with en-suite, open plan lounge/dining room and three further family bedrooms.
Bressay with a population of 360 people is 11 square miles in area and is the fifth biggest island in Shetland. It has a typical, quiet rural island environment with a health centre, a church, a marina, shop and community hall. Access to Lerwick is via a regular car ferry service.