A handsome six bedroom period property with extensive accommodation in a superb position in 0.43 acres, moments from St. Albans city centre and within the sound of the cathedral bells. 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 in1927 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...setin 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 wooden parquet flooring. 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 and integrated appliances, including a double oven and a gas hob with an extractor hood. There are five bedrooms and three 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, as well as a family bathroom and a utility/store room. 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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