Our new listing (SOLD) in the Central West End, 4411 McPherson, is a first floor condo located on a quiet corner in the most walkable city neighborhood in St. Louis. With over 75 businesses and proximity to universities, medical complexes, and Cortex, its location is ideal.
Dining in the central west end
The Central West End has over 34 restaurants and bars and offers countless options for dining al fresco. Cafe Osage, located within Bowood Farms, is just a 10 minute walk away. Featuring fresh vegetables and herbs grown directly on-site, you can enjoy a relaxing view of the garden courtyard or sit outside among the plants. The new Cork n’ Slice Woodfire Bistro serves pizza in the Central West End to great reviews. Get a table facing the Maryland Avenue street parade if you like to watch; sit back against the wall if you’re feeling romantic. But if you feel like staying in – the kitchen at 4411 McPherson is pretty hard to beat.
CULTURE in the central west end
The Central West End is home to several art galleries including Philip Slein, Atrium, and Houska, whose owner, Charles Houska, has pop art murals you may spot in the area. The Contemporary Art Museum is only an eight minute drive. A ten minute walk away is Left Bank Books, the oldest and largest independently-owned bookstore in St. Louis. They produce over 300 events a year, most free. If film is your thing, Chase Park Plaze Cinema is just a 15 minute walk away and features the biggest blockbusters to the most talked about independent films. Gaslight Theater, just a five minute walk away, is home to the St. Louis Actors’ Studio and features live music and comedy. The Schlafly branch of the public library is a convenient, less than 15 minute walk.
TECH & Healthcare hub
Bringing new businesses and activity to the area is Cortex, billed as mid-America’s premiere innovation hub for tech and bioscience research, development and commercialization. Cortex is just a five minute bike ride or ten minute walk away. A new $13 million Cortex Metrolink station is also under construction and should open later this year or early next – all part of the growth boom happening around Cortex.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Children’s Hospital, and St. Louis College of Pharmacy are all within the Central West End, making this condo convenient for those employed within the healthcare complex.
4411 McPherson provides easy access to both St. Louis University and Washington University. A bike commute is under 20 minutes to both, and each are about a ten minute drive. Hopping on Forest Park Parkway is a breeze, which will take you to Clayton in less than 15 minutes and the airport in about 25 minutes.
4411 McPherson has many special features, most notably is that it is newer construction (2008) but was built with an homage to the vintage neighborhood surrounding it. It blends seamlessly into the neighborhood and offers a true pedestrian lifestyle. Its spacious 3 bedroom, 3 full bath size with an open floor plan, appeals to modern living standards. There is plenty of extra storage in the underground garage, where the unit has one reserved parking space, plus a reserved space in the secured lot.
Don’t miss this opportunity to live in one of the most desirable areas of St. Louis. Contact us today for a showing.