CORTEX Phase 2 Will Bring 1400 New Jobs: Where Will the New Professionals Live?

Dawn Griffin Posted by
Local Developments Oct 2012

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Phase 2 of the Cortex development will bring 1400 new jobs to the area. Where will all these professionals live? Here are some amazing options (and their MLS descriptions) in some of the surrounding neighborhoods .

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Central West End 4550 McPherson $469,000. 6 bedrooms, 4.5 baths: Not only is this 6 bed, 4.5 bath home situated in a prime CWE location, it is perfectly renovated with a mix of historic, classic & modern elegance. The grand entry foyer with custom marble floors sets the tone for this home. You will also find original stained glass windows, an abundance of natural light throughout, zoned HVAC, second floor laundry, second floor sleeping porch, beautifully refinished hardwood floors & a partially finished walk-out lower level with its own full bath. The finished third floor offers three bedrooms, a full bath & an eat-in kitchenette, perfect for a mother-n-law suite.Your love for this home will not be lost as you enter the backyard to find your own private oasis with an amazing new salt water, in-ground pool, patio & gazebo, perfect for entertaining!

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Gas Light Square 4100 Olive $279,900. 2 beds, 2.5baths: The most popular model in The Gate District. Open floor plan and two story great room, perfect for entertaining! This area is the best kept secret for buyers wanting a newer home with a great location. Within 5 mins to SLU, Downtown, Lafayette Square, Soulard, The Groove and South Grand. You also have parks, restaurants and stores within a bike ride too! The home was built for entertaining! The home offers open floor plan, large deck, and a kitchen than any chef would love to call home. This home was redone with the master suite in mind, overall the home consist of three suites. Upstairs is the true master suite with enormous closet and spa bathroom. Great closets, unfinished basement could be more square footage(rough-in for bath already in place) and the home sits on one of the larger lots in the area too! Be sure to check out the list of all the upgrades. Everything from jetted tub, tinted windows, larger deck, larger hot water heater, insulated garage door, 6ft vinyl fence & more!

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Forest Park South East (The Grove)4540 Oakland $314,900. 3 beds, 2.5baths: This Forest Park Southeast-Grove 3B-3b, 2 story is a 2006 complete rehab conversion to a one family home. With remarkable high quality finishes, it has all the ambiance of similarly sized, higher priced Central West End properties. Quick access to Washington University Medical Center, Forest Park, Missouri Botanical Gardens and all points from Kingshighway/64. Detailed restoration and re-use of wood trim throughout including original pocket doors and pinewood floors except for top-shelf slate flooring in the kitchen, floor-to-ceiling travertine marble in the master bath, and subway tiling in the other baths mimically respecting the house’s original history. Kitchen=WOW. Custom kitchen cabinetry and master suite casework. It beams with open spaciousness between the Dining Room and Central Hall, Kitchen and Family Room, and Master Suite. Custom Craftsman-Mission style doors throughout.

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Shaw 3670 Flora Place $418,500. 5 beds, 3 baths. NEW TIMBERLINE ULTRA ROOF WITH LIFETIME TRANSFERABLE WARRANTY. IN ADDITION, NEW GUTTERS AND SIDING REPAIRS. NEW STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES HAVE BEEN INSTALLED IN THE KITCHEN. Large, circa 1908 light-filled home on a private place featuring hardwood floors, stained and leaded glass windows, newer kitchen with granite counters, main floor laundry, family room leading to newer deck. Fenced yard with patio, hot tub and two-car garage. 4,406 square feet of living space. Five+ bedrooms, three full baths. Several additional rooms used for office and storage purposes. Sitting rooms on both the second and third floors. Full, walk-out basement. Convenient to Tower Grove Park and South Grand shopping and dining, Saint Louis University and the Grand Center Arts and Entertainment Center. Flora Place also hosts a highly successful art fair each Fall.

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Skinker DeBaliviere 6182 Washington $275,000. 3 beds, 2 baths: With lovely original woodwork and hardwood floors thruout, this two story three bedroom two bath Skinker DeBaliviere home is waiting for a loving owner. Elaborate architectural detail – both inside and out – add turn-of-the-century charm, while zoned HVAC, and updated kitchen and baths add today’s conveniences. The large living room is all across the front of the home with a fireplace at each end. French doors open from the living room to the dining room, while the original butler’s pantry connects the kitchen to the dining room. Three large bedrooms and laundry room are on the second floor. One bedroom has a private bath, while the other two bedrooms are served by the hall bath – two of these bedrooms have fireplaces. The large laundry room – which was once a bedroom – provides plenty of space for sewing, ironing, or even a small at-home office. Plus, leave the car behind and walk to one of two Metro stops, the “Loop”, Wash U & Forest Park.

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Gate District 2901 St. Vincent $319,000. 3 beds, 3 baths: The most popular model in The Gate District. Open floor plan and two story great room, perfect for entertaining! This area is the best kept secret for buyers wanting a newer home with a great location. Within 5 mins to SLU, Downtown, Lafayette Square, Soulard, The Groove and South Grand. You also have parks, restaurants and stores within a bike ride too! The home was built for entertaining! The home offers open floor plan, large deck, and a kitchen than any chef would love to call home. This home was redone with the master suite in mind, overall the home consist of three suites. Upstairs is the true master suite with enormous closet and spa bathroom. Great closets, unfinished basement could be more square footage(rough-in for bath already in place) and the home sits on one of the larger lots in the area too! Be sure to check out the list of all the upgrades. Everything from jetted tub, tinted windows, larger deck, larger hot water heater, insulated garage door, 6ft vinyl fence & more!

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