Marine Parade, Leigh-on-sea, Essex


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  • Bedrooms: 6
Home Estate Agents are privileged with instructions to offer for sale this wonderful six bedroom detached marine residence commanding a prime corner plot and enjoying a stunning 180 degree vista over the estuary from possibly one of the largest roof terraces on Marine Parade.

We understand the property was built in 1918 and has been the subject of a comprehensive refurbishment programme carried over a two year period between 2012 & 2014 by award winning architects, carefully blending the Edwardian influenced interior with 21st century contemporary living.

The spacious and well proportioned accommodation is beautifully presented throughout comprising; entrance vestibule, reception hall, cloakroom, sitting room, media room, study, conservatory and a fabulous contemporary open plan living/dining/kitchen fitted with an extensive range of German units and appliances with a large feature breakfast island, granite Samsung Quartz work tops and a concealed utility room. An array of bi--fold doors open on to a delightful landscaped garden ideal for entertaining.

The first floor accommodation is approached from an elegant staircase leading to a large landing which provides access to the bedrooms and the first floor drawing room. There are are four bedrooms on this floor, the master and guest bedrooms enjoying en-suite facilities and there is also a luxury principal bathroom with a separate shower cubicle. The drawing room extends across the full width of the house capitalising on the stunning estuary views and could easily be utilised as further bedroom accommodation if required.

A particular feature to the property is the top floor roof terrace which encompasses views from Southend Pier to the east to 'Two Tree Island' and beyond to the west. This really is a unique and fabulous entertaining area with a glass & steel balustrade wrapping around the terrace and incorporating a large private sunbathing area. The terrace is accessed from a delightful sitting room with adjacent kitchenette and a fully fitted shower room.

Approached from a walled front garden providing extremely generous parking for four vehicles and with additional parking to rear with a large garage creating space for three further vehicles. The rear garden has been very attractively landscaped and again is a super entertaining area with secluded and private sitting areas flower beds incorporating a water irrigation system.

Marine Parade is one of the most sought after locations in the area, falling within catchment of the well regarded West Leigh School and ideal for commuting to the city with steps down 'Belton Way Cliffs' to the doorstep of Leigh station with travelling time to Fenchurch Street taking about 50 minutes. The fashionable Leigh Broadway with its wide array of restaurants, cafés and boutiques is also within easy walking distance.

Viewing of this exceptional home is highly recommended.

Entrance Vestibule

Approached from solid wood door and with twin lead light doors opening into;

Reception Hall

15'0 x 8'7 (4.57m x 2.62m)

A wonderful inviting reception hall with staircase rising to first floor landing, under stairs storage cupboard, cloaks cupboard with shelving and cupboard above, dimmer lights, digital thermostat, feature stained glass oval window to side, high cornice ceiling, radiator and original solid light oak flooring.

Sitting Room

19'0 into Bay x 14'1 (5.79m into Bay x 4.29m)

A delightful well-proportioned room with a deep bay window overlooking Marine Parade and the Estuary beyond. Twin Oriel stained glass windows to side, picture rail, deep skirting, feature marble fireplace with Living Flame gas fire, radiators, high decorative cornice ceiling, down lights, Twin bevelled glass oak doors leading back through to the reception hall.

Media Room

15'8 x 12'5 (4.78m x 3.78m)

A super room with window to the front incorporating Plantation shutters overlooking Marine Parade and the Estuary beyond, window to side, high cornice ceiling, down lights, Brunei arch with twin bevelled glass oak doors leading through to:

Open Plan Family/Kitchen/ Dining Room

20'9 x 20'6 (6.32m x 6.25m)

A fabulous room, the kitchen being fitted with an extensive range of high quality German units in a combination of high gloss and matt finish with quartz worktops. Large feature breakfast island with Samsung quartz worktop and built in storage cupboards, integrated Siemens Linear four ring induction hob with remote controlled retractable ceiling extractor. Integrated appliances by NEFF include oven, microwave oven, warming drawer, dishwasher, fridge, integrated contemporary sink with a Pegler mixer tap and quartz splashback. Polished porcelain tiled floor, window to side with Plantation shutters, radiators, array of bi-fold doors to the garden and sun terrace.

Utility Room

10'0 x 6'0 (3.05m x 1.83m)

A concealed utility area fitted with cupboards, integrated sink, room for tumble dryer and space/plumbing for washing machine. Power and plumbing for side by side fridge freezer. Worcester Bosch central heating boiler providing heating and hot water.


Wall mounted wash hand basin with cupboard below, marble splashback, WC, bidet, down lights, extractor, vertical chrome towel rail/ radiator and mirror.


12'0 Max x 10'0 (3.66m Max x 3.05m)

High cornice ceiling, down lights, column radiator, twin French doors opening through to the:


12'0 x 7'0 (3.66m x 2.13m)

Pitched ceiling, radiator, continuation of porcelain tiled flooring, French doors leading to the garden, contemporary wall light and integrated book shelving with lighting, radiator.

First Floor Landing

Galleried landing with dog leg staircase rising to the top floor, deep skirting, radiator, down lights, number of storage cupboards one which is the airing cupboard housing the electrics/fuse box and radiator.

First Floor Drawing Room/Bedroom 6

23'0 x 16'0 Max (7.01m x 4.88m Max)

Glorious room which capitalises on a far reaching vista over the Estuary. High cornice ceiling, solid oak flooring with inlaid border, feature marble fireplace with Living Flame gas fire , two radiators, down lights and ceiling fan. Archway leading through to sitting area with feature roof light window again making the most of the stunning views, deep skirting. (Please note this room could very easily be used as further bedroom accommodation if required).

Bedroom One

18'2 x 14'7 into Bay (5.54m x 4.45m into Bay)

A spacious and well-proportioned master bedroom suite with a deep bay window to the east elevation and again enjoying views over the estuary, high cornice ceilings, radiator, down lights and a contemporary double wardrobe.

En-Suite Wet Room

7'6 x 5'6 (2.29m x 1.68m)

Large double size shower area with overhead shower and body shower, wall mounted contemporary wash hand basin with bevelled glass mirror above, shaver socket, porcelain tiled floor, WC, heated towel rail/radiator, down lights and extractor.

Bedroom Two

12'4 x 11'9 (3.76m x 3.58m)

A super guest bedroom with a large picture window overlooking the estuary again with stunning views, radiator, solid oak flooring, high coved ceiling and down lights.

En-Suite Shower Room

12'8 x 5'10 (3.86m x 1.78m)

Shower cubicle, wall mounted wash hand basin, WC, shaver socket, porcelain tiled walls and floor, down lights, extractor and contemporary heated towel rail/radiator.

Bedroom Three

12'3 x 10'2 (3.73m x 3.10m)

Window overlooking the rear garden, ceiling, down lights and radiator.

Bedroom Four

11'2 x 6'3 (3.40m x 1.91m)

Window to side, radiator, down lights, ceiling coving and door leading to Juliet balcony overlooking the rear garden.

Family Bathroom

8'5 x 7'4 (2.57m x 2.24m)

Luxury bathroom with bath and shower, wall mounted Linear wash hand basin with drawer below and bevelled glass mirror above, WC, shower cubicle, Porcelain tiled floor and walls, down lights, extractor, vertical towel rail and shaver socket.

Top Floor Suite

Landing providing access to a first floor suite which has been designed to serve the outside roof terrace for the purpose of entertaining.

Sitting Room/Bedroom 5

18'9 x 13'2 Max (5.72m x 4.01m Max)

An L shaped room with window to the rear, radiator, access to eaves storage area french doors to roof terrace. (This area can be easily used as a further bedroom accommodation if required).

Kitchenette/Wet Bar

13'1 x 5'0 (3.99m x 1.52m)

Galleried kitchenette with super views over Two Tree Island and the estuary, radiator, dishwasher, sink, fridge, ample power points, eaves storage space.

Shower Room

7'6 x 5'9 (2.29m x 1.75m)

Wall mounted sink with drawers below, WC, shower cubicle, porcelain tiled walls and floor, heated towel rail and down lights.

Roof Terrace

A most unique arrangement with a top floor roof terrace which is enclosed with a contemporary glass and steel balustrade which also incorporates a totally secluded sunbathing area affording a considerable amount of privacy yet still benefiting from the wonderful estuary views extending to Southend Pier to the east and Two Tree Island and beyond to the west. This fabulous outside area has been meticulously designed by a specialist roof terrace architect and installed by a by a steel glazing specialist to exacting standards.

Rear Garden

A very attractive contemporary landscaped garden designed for ease of maintenance with patio, well kept lawns, raised decking incorporating pond, delightful shrubbery borders, further raised terrace. The sitting areas afford a considerable amount of privacy. Patio area to side with gated access to front, fence with trellising leading to a secure private gated driveway to the rear providing further off road parking and access to:

Detached Double Garage

18'7 x 19' (5.66m x 5.79m)

Large detached double garage with pitched roof, electric up and over door and personal door to garden.

Front Garden

The property is approached from a walled front garden with a 'turn in turn out' driveway providing off road parking for four vehicles.


The property further benefits from a recently installed gas heating system with excellent pressure providing instant hot water to the four bathrooms and rewiring with generous points throughout incorporating a Cat 5 system catering for state of the art computer and media facilities predominantly through the residence.

The refurbishment programme also included new double glazing, a comprehensive alarm system complete with security cameras. LED lighting and insulation all of which has created an extremely energy efficient home. There are a number of elegant Edwardian features throughout including deep skirtings, high cornice ceilings, picture rails.

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