Horseshoe Crescent, Shoebury Garrison


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  • Bedrooms: 4
Home in Thorpe Bay are thrilled to bring to the market this exquisite, Grade II listed semi-detached property located on the historic Shoebury Garrison development with stunning views over the Parade Ground towards the iconic Clock Tower.

The accommodation comprises: Reception hallway with grand, double width staircase to the first floor, large living room with raised seating plus bar area. The luxurious kitchen/breakfast room has a roof lantern, four bi-folding doors onto the rear garden and outbuildings, a side door to the kitchen garden and integrated utility room.

The study/annex offers a quite striking adjacent wet room/w.c. There is also 'Hogwarts', a large store room, plus walk-in pantry with floor to ceiling shelving space. The basement level offers an incredible dining room with feature dumbwaiter lift for transport of food between kitchen and dining area.

To the first floor there are three/four bedrooms, en-suite shower room/w.c, to the master and a separate family designer bathroom. The first floor landing provides stunning views over the Parade Ground and Clock Tower. Further benefits include high ceilings, feature ceiling roses, ornate coving and many more Period features.

The two part garden is low maintenance and mainly laid to artificial lawn with access to the gym/games room with sauna facility. There is parking for two large cars in addition to the double garage, which also houses the workshop and laundry.

Horseshoe Crescent is a highly desirable location on the historic Shoebury Garrison dating back to the mid 1800's. Easy access to major rail links serving London's Fenchurch Street plus just minutes away from the seafront with its award-winning blue flag beaches. The Garrison has a nature reserve with lake and is located in the Hinguar Primary School and Shoeburyness High School catchment area. The Southend area is also served by four excellent grammar schools.


Grand hardwood solid wood entrance doors lead to:

Entrance Porch

8'1 x 4'7 (2.46m x 1.40m)

11'2 high ceiling. Original quarry tiles to floor, double radiator, wall mounted burglar alarm panel, hardwood French doors with side panel windows lead to:

Reception Hallway

9'11 x 9' (3.02m x 2.74m)

11'1 high ceiling, Smooth high ceiling with chandelier, radiator, double width stairs providing access to the first floor accommodation, all floors with fitted Ulster carpeting. Solid wood door to:

Luxury Guest w.c

5'7 x 4'2 (1.70m x 1.27m)

Stunning tiling to floor with mosaic border & splash back, this beautiful white suite comprises a w.c, circular gold-coloured sink unit with waterfall style mixer tap, heated towel rail, contemporary high gloss units with original Brazilian marble work surface and Xpelair extractor fan.

Living Room

26'11 x 20' (8.20m x 6.10m)

Gorgeous ceiling with ornate coving & two ceiling roses, two large feature sash windows to the front aspect overlooking the Parade Ground towards the Clock Tower, further sash window to the kitchen garden, three double radiators, t.v and telephone points. Luxury carpeting, ornate mantle and commissioned plasterwork. Versatile raised area to the rear with crystal chandelier, integral radiator and storage. Walk-in bar with feature Brazilian marble counter. From the living room there are crystal solid oak French doors to the kitchen/breakfast room. From the bar area there is arched access to:

Inner Lobby

11'7 high ceilings, mounted CCTV monitoring screen. Doors to:


A large split level understairs storeroom with radiator, power & lighting, storage shelving and coat rails.


5 x 4'4 (0.13m x 1.32m)

11'10 smooth ceiling, vast amount of floor to ceiling storage shelving, wall mounted ladder.


18'4 x 11' (5.59m x 3.35m)

11'3 high ceiling, grand array of quality built-in floor to ceiling book shelves with retractable ladder, chest & drawer units. Data shelf with Internet point, many sockets and CCTV control equipment. Loft hatch, double glazed Georgian style French doors providing access onto the garden, two double radiators, Door to:

Luxury Wetroom/w.c

5'4 x 4'10 (1.63m x 1.47m)

10'3 high ceiling with multiple inset down-lighters, stunning tiling to floor and wall areas, large mirror. The luxury suite comprises a w.c, sink unit with storage drawer, mixer tap, wetroom area with wall mounted mixer tap and retractable shower head, shaver point and chrome heated towel rail.

Orangery Style Kitchen/Breakfast Room

20'10 x 10'4 (6.35m x 3.15m)

Smooth ceiling with a gorgeous lantern roof and down-lighters, sash window and door to the side aspect, vinyl flooring. The kitchen comprises a luxury range of base & eye level curved units, central island and raised breakfast nook, all with Italian granite work surfaces. Inset one and a quarter bowl sink with mixer tap, boiling water tap and food waste InSinkErator.

Siemens self-cleaning built-in oven, warming drawer and steam oven. Induction hob with feature extractor. Space for an American style fridge/freezer. Bi-folding doors provide access to the rear garden. Slate feature wall to one aspect, dumbwaiter for transporting food/drinks to the dining room below. TV points and many sockets, including USB. Contemporary staircase with chrome hand rails to the dining room. Access to the utility room.

Utility Room

8'11 x 6'7 (2.72m x 2.01m)

Inset down-lighters, vinyl flooring, a luxury range of storage units, two boilers (individual for downstairs & upstairs), recyclables compactor unit. Vast amount of storage shelving with Italian granite work surface.

Dining Room

16'6 max x 13'9 (5.03m max x 4.19m)

Smooth ceiling with chandelier and multiple inset down-lighters, base units with Italian granite counter, inset feature wine rack, raised carpeted additional seating area. Quality glass balustrade with chrome hand rails leading up into the kitchen, chrome switches & sockets, dumbwaiter, slate feature wall to one aspect. Air exchanger unit, TV point.

Galleried Landing/Study

19'6 x 14' max (5.94m x 4.27m max)

Large feature sash window to the front aspect overlooking the Parade Ground onto the Clock Tower, radiator, large loft hatch with internal pull-down ladder. Floor to ceiling storage/airing cupboard with internal radiator & lighting. Hallway leading to:

Master Bedroom

26'1 x 10'4 (7.95m x 3.15m)

10'4 high ceiling with feature ornate coving, three large sash windows to the rear aspect overlooking the kitchen lantern roof and garden, two double radiators, one single radiator, ample space for wardrobes, etc. (Originally two rooms, easily restored). Steps up to:

En-Suite Shower Room/w.c

6' x 5' (1.83m x 1.52m)

Smooth ceiling with inset down-lighters, quality tiling to floor and wall areas. White suite comprises w.c, sink unit with storage drawers and mixer tap, mirrored medicine cabinet, large walk-in tiled shower enclosure, wall mounted mixer taps & shower along with waterfall shower head, mosaic tiling to the floor shower area, wall mounted vertical chrome radiator, extractor fan.


12'8 x 7'4 max (3.86m x 2.24m max)

Ornate coving, large sash window to the front aspect overlooking the Parade Ground onto the Clock Tower, double radiator, ample space for wardrobes and chest of drawer units.


12'11 x 10'3 (3.94m x 3.12m)

Ornate coving, large sash window to the front aspect overlooking the Parade Ground onto the Clock Tower, radiator, built-in wardrobe.

Designer Family Bathroom/w.c

6'5 x 5'6 (1.96m x 1.68m)

7'3 high ceiling with inset down-lighters, quality tiling to floor and wall areas, luxury white suite comprises a deeper than average L shape bath with mixer taps & waterfall wall mounted shower along with a further retractable shower head, w.c, sink unit with mixer tap, wall mounted chrome heated towel rail, shaver point, extractor fan.


Rear Garden

The rear garden is laid to rainbow sandstone paving with luxury putting green artificial lawn, feature brick wall boundaries, raised flower beds, raised durable composite decking area to the rear ideal for entertaining. Fencing & original historic Garrison brick wall boundaries.

Moongate archway to kitchen garden area laid to rainbow sandstone paving with brick wall boundary. Security metal and wood side gate access, outside tap, water butts, PIR and dusk-to-dawn lighting. Large garden and bin store cupboards.

Gym/Games Room/Annex

19'7 x 11'1 max (5.97m x 3.38m max)

Double glazed French Georgian style doors, smooth ceiling with two electrically operated roof dome windows, two electric radiators, multiple power points, original historic Garrison and garage exposed brick walls, multiple power points, large open area for many pieces of gym equipment, gym style mirror, glass door into the designer traditional Scandinavian sauna, with chromotherapy lighting. Tv and Internet points.


17'1 x 17'6 >11'2 (5.21m x 5.33m >11'2)

Electrically operated up and over door with opening wicket gate door, workshop area with base & eye level storage units and worktop, storage shelving, multiple power points with USB ports, instant walk-in lighting, sliding door to:

Laundry Room/w.c

7'11 x 5'6 (2.41m x 1.68m)

Smooth ceiling with inset down-lighters, high quality mosaic and tiling to floor and wall areas, w.c., large sluice unit with mixer tap and retractable shower head for wetroom area, plumbed for washing machine and tumble dryer with storage cupboards, hanging rails, multiple power points with USB ports. Overhead heater, dehumidifier, extractor fan and electric boiler for instant hot water provision.


There is parking for three cars, two of which are adjacent to the garage, one at the front of the property.

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