7 bedroom Detached House for sale: North Shoebury House, North Shoebury, Essex, SS3

  • reception rooms 4
  • bedrooms 7
  • bathrooms 3
Reference: 37226_BAY200157

Key Features

  • An impressive Country Home with a heritage 'Blue Plaque', glorious rural views, bright; well proportioned rooms and substantial outbuildings on around six acres
  • Seven bedrooms including a full master suite with sun terrace and three bathrooms
  • Impressive reception hallway, dual aspect sitting room with two original fireplaces, formal dining room, 40' vaulted triple aspect 'white' sitting room & study
  • Bespoke 39' kitchen/breakfast room with vaulted ceiling, solid oak floor, a further spacious service kitchen, a utility room and a wine cellar
  • Approaching six acres in total with fenced and railed open paddocks, fabulous equestrian facilities and a large screened natural pond
  • Substantial principal stable block, various tack rooms, huge vaulted barn with mezzanine, additional stable block & large second barn
  • Beautifully landscaped, walled Georgian garden in excess of a quarter of an acre and an enclosed flagstoned central courtyard
  • A wealth of original character features including fireplaces, ironmongery, beams, studwork, solid wooden floors and ornate plasterwork
  • Gated private driveway with extensive private parking & comprehensive security alarm system
  • To make further enquiries, to pre-register your interest to view or to arrange a virtual accompanied viewing tour - please contact Shaun Roche on 01702 588599 or shaunroche@huntroche.co.uk


A magnificent seven bedroom, gated Georgian Country House with provenant Elizabethan origins. North Shoebury House stands centrally on a level plot approaching six acres with superb equestrian facilities and substantial outbuildings. A prestigious landmark home, ideal for entertaining.

Reception Hallway

6.9m x 5.08m (22' 8" x 16' 8")

Portico Entrance Porch has a Georgian glazed entrance door with original ironmongery leading into the impressive reception hallway. Multi-pane sash window to front, three wall light points, high level skirting. Ornate cornicing, high level feature fireplace with antique oak surround. Turning staircase to first floor landing with balustrade and understairs storage cupboard. Original panelled doors lead off to the sitting room, formal dining room and an inner hallway.

Inner Hallway

Tiled floor, three wall light points, partial panelling to walls. Service staircase to the first floor accommodation (north). The inner hallway seamlessly links the Georgian and Elizabethan wings of the house and (to the east) becomes a side entrance hallway, accessed from both the driveway and courtyard terrace. Panelled doors from this hallway lead off to a large understairs cloaks cupboard, cloakroom/w.c., utility room, 'white' sitting room, service kitchen and farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room:


3.23m x 1.93m (10' 7" x 6' 4")

Obscure glazed window to rear. Porcelain tiled floor. Radiator in ornamental cabinet, Low level w.c. and Regency wash hand basin. Feature ceiling rose.

Dual Aspect Sitting Room

7.32m x 5.3m (24' 0" x 17' 5")

Two multi-pane sash windows to front and one to side. High level skirting. Three double banked radiators, two 'Milton Hall' red brick feature fireplaces, seven wall light points. Arched display niches, lead light glazed cupboards, exposed studwork, panelling to dado height. Ornate coved cornice to ceiling.

Formal Dining Room

6.55m x 4.2m (21' 6" x 13' 9")

A beautifully appointed south westerly room that overlooks the Georgian walled gardens. Three multi-pane sash windows to side and one to front. High level skirting. Feature oak parquet flooring, three radiators. Large central sandstone fireplace with living flame coal effect fire in cast iron basket. Seven wall light points.

White Sitting Room

12.22m x 4.37m (40' 1" x 14' 4")

A triple aspect L shaped room of three sections with a spectacular vaulted ceiling to the rear with exposed oak beams and studwork. Two sets of french doors onto the Georgian walled garden, one set of french doors (under feature gable end window) onto the courtyard terrace, two further doors onto the courtyard. Three windows to the west and a further two windows to the east. Polished oak flooring, original red brick feature fireplace on raised hearth with open flue and an additional cast iron log efect stove on stone hearth. Four radiators, high level skirting, eight wall light points. Feature uplighters to the rear vaulted ceiling.

Farmhouse Kitchen/Breakfast Room

11.94m x 3.56m (39' 2" x 11' 8")

Four multi-pane windows overlook the driveway and paddocks beyond, two windows and french doors onto the courtyard terrace. Four 'old school' radiators, Polished oak split level floor. Fitted with a range of bespoke base and eye level cabinets with solid granite surfaces and inset 'Butler' style sink with mixer tap. Glazed display cupboards, plate rack, saucepan drawers, access to cupboard housing oil fired boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating system. Range style cooker with double width extractor canopy above, space for American style fridge/freezer, integrated dishwasher. Designer ceramic wall tiling to the kitchen area, feature hand painted part vaulted ceiling with recessed LED lighting. Exposed beams and studwork.

Service Kitchen

4.93m x 4.01m (16' 2" x 13' 2")

A useful second kitchen, ideal for entertaining on a grand scale or for use as a large boot room/dog room or Livery Office. Door to side (east), window to side, fitted with a range of cabinets with working surfaces and inset sink unit. Access to storage cupboard, exposed beams and studwork, exposed feature brckwork.

Utility Room/Laundry

3.15m x 1.96m (10' 4" x 6' 5")

Window to rear overlooking the courtyard terrace. Tiled floor, fitted cabinets with working surfaces and inset sink unit. Space, plumbing and drainage for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer with further appliance space.

Wine Cellar

Accessed externally from the courtyard terrace with timber steps leading down to a sizeable, racked wine cellar.

First Floor Accommodation

Landing & Minstrels Gallery

The first floor landing and corridor has two further staircases leading to the second floor accommodation, a bridged Minstrels Gallery that links the Master Bedroom Suite to Bedroom Five/Nursery with multi-pane sash window to front. Panelled doors leading off to all principal rooms:

Master Bedroom Suite

6.45m x 4.2m (21' 2" x 13' 9")

A beauifully appointed, professionally planned and fitted master bedroom with multi-pane sash windows to side (overlooking the Georgian walled gardens) and front. Feature cast iron fireplace, radiator, fitted with a range of bedroom furniture comprising full height wardrobe cupboards. A panelled door leads up to:

En Suite Bathroom

4.17m x 3.56m (13' 8" x 11' 8")

A spectacular remodelled room with multi-pane single french window leading onto a delightful roof terrace. Professionally planned and fitted with a five piece suite comprising of rolled edged free standing bath with telephone mixer tap and shower attachment, double shower enclosure with rainwater shower, close couple w.c. and twin wash hand basins. Heated towel rail, radiator, metallic ceramic tiling to all walls, polished foor tiles and full width fitted mirror. Recessed LED lighting.

Sun Terrace

Space for cafe table and chairs, high quality artificial lawn, views across the Georgian walled garden and paddocks beyond to farmland.

Bedroom Two

5.26m x 4.14m (17' 3" x 13' 7")

Multi-pane sash window to front, double banked radiator. High level skirting, dado rail, access to built in wardrobe. Coved cornice to ceiling with feature ceiling rose.

Bedroom Three

4.04m x 3.35m (13' 3" x 11' 0")

Multi-pane sash window to side, double banked radiator. Access to under stairs storage cupboard, access to built in wardrobe, exposed studwork and beams.

Bedroom Four

4.01m x 3.25m (13' 2" x 10' 8")

Multi-pane sash window to front, radiator, access to built in wardrobe cupboard, coved cornice to ceiling with feature ceiling rose and recessed LED lighting.

Bedroom Five/Nursery

3.73m x 3.48m (12' 3" x 11' 5")

Multi-pane sash window to front, panelled door to minstrels gallery, double banked radiator, dado rail, coved cornice to ceiling with feature ceiling rose.

Family Bathroom

Multi-pane sash window to rear, Fitted with a five piece suite comprising panel enclosed bath, independent shower cubicle, wash hand basin, bidet and close couple w.c. Electric shaver point, ceramic tiling. Coved cornice to ceiling.

Guest Bathroom

Two windows to rear, fitted with a five piece suite comprising panel enclosed bath, independent shower cubicle, bidet, wash hand basin and close couple w.c. Full ceramic tiling to walls.

Second Floor Accommodation Comprises

From the first floor landing and corridor, two staircases give access to the second floor accommodation:

Study/Home Office

4.32m x 2.44m (14' 2" x 8' 0")

(measurements to standing height). Window to rear with views across farmland, double banked radiator, exposed brickwork, access to eaves storage, feature vaulted ceiling.

Bedroom Six

4.11m x 4.06m (13' 6" x 13' 4")

(measurements to standing height) Window to front, double banked radiator, feature part vaulted ceiling.

Bedroom Seven

3.53m x 2.34m (11' 7" x 7' 8")

(measurements to standing height) Window to front, double banked radiator, access to eaves storage, feature part vaulted ceiling.

To the Outside

Georgian Walled Garden

A beautifully landscaped Georgian walled garden of around one quarter of an acre lies to the West of North Shoebury House. Arched gate onto the paddocks to rear, open access to the front gardens, raised terrace from the 'white' sitting room (ideal for dining 'al fresco'), wrought iron gated access to the courtyard terrace. Planted with an array of annual and perennial shrubs with a large expanse of well tended lawns.

Courtyard Terrace

Walled, wrought iron railed and gated to the north boundary, flanked by the the kitchen/breakfast room, 'white' sitting room and domestic offices to the east, west and south. Access to wine cellar, Flagstone terrace with feature fountain - a perfect screened area for outdoor entertaining.

Main Barn

A very substantial drive through barn with large mezzanine levels to the east and west, incorporating two large stables, large tack room, twelve smaller tack rooms. Power, light and water connected. A large open fronted loggia area overlooks the west paddocks.

Adjacent Stable Block

A block of eight east facing traditional stables with power, water supply and five bar gated side access to the west paddocks.

Second Barn

A large traditonal barn adjacent to the east paddocks and currently utilised by our clients as garaging for several vehicles.

Detached Stable Block

Located immediately to the north of the Main Barn - providing barn stabling for six or useful additional storage.


Circa 5 acres - Around five acres of paddocks are located to the east and west of the property. Our clients have used the land for grazing for some time but both meadows have been kept in good order and regularly cut. The west paddock has a large enlcosed natural pond and independent gated access to the front.

Driveway & Frontage

A large pair of wrought iron gates give access to the extensive private driveway with parking space for dozens of vehicles and a central lawned area to the east of the main stable block.

Agents notes

North Shoebury House may offer potential for a substantial Barn Conversion project (subject to Planning Approval & [curtilage] Listed Building Consent). There is also potential to establish a livery business.

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Reference: 37226_BAY200157

Contact Agent

Hunt Roche
Tel: 01702 588599