Bressay, Shetland, ZE2 9ER

Fixed price of £25,000

Situated in the centre of the island of Bressay, to the east of Shetland’s capital town Lerwick. Bressay is approximately 7 miles long and 3 miles wide, and is home to a population of around 350-400 people. A subsidised ro-ro ferry crosses from Lerwick to Bressay on a regular basis throughout the day, and travel time is around 5 minutes.

As well as being close to all the amenities that Lerwick has to offer, Bressay has a shop with a post office and petrol pumps, public hall, recently reopened Maryfield hotel, bar and restaurant, and a small boat harbour. A newly established community café is situated in the old school building. There is also a lighthouse which has been converted for use as a camping böd, and Bressay is the departure point for trips to the Island of Noss, a National Nature Reserve and haven for birdwatchers and nature lovers alike.

Information regarding planning permission for the potential house site can be found on the Shetland Islands Council Planning Department website through this link:-

The purchaser will be responsible for the connections of the electricity and water supplies. Services are available on site. It is understood that the cost of a connection to the electricity supply will be of the order of £2,000 and approximately £1,000 for the water connection. Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries.

There is no public sewer in the vicinity of the property and a septic tank will be required. A foul water treatment system may suit this site best and the seller will grant all neccessary rights for the installation of same. The purchaser will be responsible for the cost of providing and installing the system.

The seller will be responsible for the cost of the road entrance configuration to satisfy planning conditions.


  • Solo Purchase
  • Scope for up to 0 House(s)
  • Plot Has Planning Permission: No
  • Electricity / Water /

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