Mount Pleasant House, Mount Pleasant, St. Albans, Hertfordshire

£3,000,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
Vestibule |

Reception hall |

Drawing room |

Sitting room |

Office |

Dining room |

Kitchen/breakfast area |

Utility room |

Butlers serving room |

2 Cloakrooms |

Principal bedroom with dressing room & en suite bathroom |

6 further bedrooms including a self-contained flat for housekeeper/au pair/granny flat |

Family bathroom |

Carport|

Garden |

EPC rating D

• EPC rating D

Bullet Points

Vestibule | Reception hall | Drawing room | Sitting room | Office | Dining room | Kitchen/breakfast area | Utility room | Butlers Pantry | Cloakroom | 6 bedrooms | 3 en suites | Family bathroom | 1 bedroom self contained flat with shower room, livingroom | Store room | Cellar | Carport | Garden About 0.43 acres | EPC rating D

The property

Mount Pleasant House stands in the heart of the Conservation area, within the sound of the cathedral bells, it is a highly impressive and substantial detached period property, built in

1927 by master builder C. Miskin.

The property features seven bedrooms and more than 4,000 square feet of accommodation, with

elegant period features including oak panelling, stained glass windows and hand carved fireplaces and stylish modern fittings, while the house is set

in a beautifully presented garden.

The ground floor has four comfortable reception rooms, as well as a welcoming and spacious reception hall, with original oak panelling and 1920's wooden parquet flooring, original stained glass, two storage cupboards. The main reception room is the 24ft drawing room, which welcomes plenty of natural light through its dual aspect, and features wooden flooring and an open fireplace. There is also a sitting room with a woodburning stove and a formal dining room with an open fireplace. The open plan kitchen and breakfast area has modern wooden units to base and wall level, a central island, butler pantry and integrated appliances, including a double oven and a gas hob with an extractor hood.

There are five bedrooms and 3 en suite on the first floor, including the generous principal bedroom, which has its own dressing room and an en suite bathroom with a separate shower unit and a self contained flat. The second floor has two more double bedrooms, one of which could be

used as a study/home office, as well as a family bathroom (JP Hart) and a utility/store room, with magnificent views over Fishpool Street.

The key fundamentals to this property are - location, size of plot, size of house, quality of construction, green and quiet setting.

Mileages

City Centre 0.2 miles, St. Albans City mainline railway station 1.0 miles (London St. Pancras 19 minutes), London Heathrow airport 26 miles

Location

The property is located in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter in the old conservation area and within very easy reach of the City Centre, with its wealth of amenities including shopping and leisure activities, Verulamium Park, The Abbey, St Michael's Village and very well regarded local schools. The mainline station, with its fast through services via St Pancras International to the City (19 mins) Gatwick and beyond, is also close at hand. Road users enjoy easy access to the M1, M25 and the A1(M) and to the airports at Heathrow, Luton and Stansted.

Outside

At the front of the property, wrought iron security gates open onto a gravel, resin bonded driveway, which provides parking space for several vehicles and leads to the large carport. The house is surrounded by a stunning terraced walled garden, which includes paved and gravel pathways and seating areas, raised terraced flowerbeds, a split level lawn and border hedgerow, shrubs and trees. The landscaping was carried out by Chelsea gold medalist, Julie Toll who also designed the No 10

Downing Street garden. The gardens also include a greenhouse and storage shed, for garden tools and equipment.

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