Lot 2 GIRLSTA CWT, BONN HOGA, GIRLSTA, SHETLAND ZE2 9LH Sold for £5,500

Redundant Tank Site in Remote Location – 0.019 ha. (0.046 ac) approx.

LOCATION

The asset is located near Girlsta, a small settlement on Mainland Shetland lying some 9.5 miles north west of Lerwick. The surrounding area is popular for walking, cycling, fishing, sailing and wildlife watching. Nearby is Girlsta Loch, which is said to be named after Geirhild, the daughter of a 9th Century Viking explorer who died when she fell through the ice whilst overwintering in Shetland. It is one of the deepest and largest lochs in Shetland and the only one to contain arctic char. Lerwick provides a good range of amenities and facilities and is the commercial and industrial centre of the islands.

DIRECTIONS

Heading north on the A970 from Lerwick, before reaching the settlement of Girlsta, turn west onto a C class road to Stromfirth. After approx. 1km the site lies near to the road on the left hand side. Grid Ref: HU4165050617.

DESCRIPTION

The site comprises a rectangular shaped area located in a rural setting which contains a redundant covered tank and associated infrastructure. It lies approx. 10m south of the public road and is slightly elevated, enjoying open views to the west and east. Extending to 5m x 3.2m the tank is part bunded and is raised above ground level with a number of access hatches and an electrical cabinet. It lies within a site extending to 12m x 10m which is bounded by post and wire fencing. There is a small concrete base with a marker and a valve cover located some 10m outwith the fenced area. The surrounding land is down to grazing. The total area included within the title extends to 0.046ac. (0.019ha.). Prospective purchasers are advised to check access provision, site plans and boundaries, the details of which are included within the title pack which can be obtained from the seller’s solicitors. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or otherwise without prior permission of SVA Property Auctions Ltd.

SITE AREA

0.019 ha. (0.046 ac.) approx.

PLANNING

Alternative uses may be possible and interested parties should make enquiries to Development Management, Shetland Islands Council, Planning Service, 8 North Ness Business Park, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0LZ Tel: 01595 744293 Email: development.management@shetland.gov.uk

TENURE

Owner Vacant Possession.

VIEWING

At any time. Please park with care and be aware of surrounding farming activities. Viewers take access at their own risk.

SOLICITORS

Further information regarding the Title Deeds, Articles of Roup and any Special Conditions of Sale will be available, strictly by request, from the Seller’s Solicitors: Anderson Strathern LLP, Laura Flounders. Tel: 0131 270 5371 Email: auctionlots@andersonstrathern.co.uk

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