Dating back to the early 12th century, the main house of Markyate Cell offers in the region 12,000 Sq ft. Unquestionably one of the finest and most lavish abodes in the county, the staggering property has been meticulously enhanced by the current owners who have embraced the elegant and nuanced décor of a traditional home.
Through the picturesque and meandering tree lined driveway you approach the property in all its magnificent grandeur. Notably, the three rounded lead covered turrets, crenelated gable end brick work and ornate moulded stonework. Sitting prominently in an elevated central location within the grounds the resplendent home offers a range of fine, well-proportioned reception rooms, nine bedrooms and five bathrooms. Ornate moulded ceilings with cornices, a stunning Jacobean staircase, wood panelling, Tudor fireplaces and stone arch doorways further showcases the architectural character.
Externally, the formal South-West facing gardens comprises of a patio and landscaped lawn area with stone steps leading to two separate elevated walled gardens. The double garage and separate bike store are situated to the East side of the main residence. Furthermore, a self-contained two-bedroom cottage, a one-bedroom staff apartment and a two-bedroom original gate keepers’ cottage are part of the estate.
St Albans 10miles; Harpenden 7miles; M1 (Jct9) 3miles; M25 (Jct21) 10miles; Central London 32miles; Beechwood Park Independent School 1.9mile; Berkhamsted Independent School 9miles; St Columba's Independent College 10miles; Aldwickbury Independent School 8miles; Whipsnade (ZSL) Zoo 3miles;