5005 Jamieson is a 2 bedroom condo in St. Louis Hills and is the epitome of cheerful. The terrazzo entryway is spotless and once you open the door to this second-floor unit, you are greeted with sunshine. Other perks of 5005 Jamieson #2S include:
- New cabinets, counters, and flooring in the kitchen (2015), stanless gas range, and new stainless refrigerator (2016)
- Lovely garden window in kitchen for plants
- Spacious closets, built-in linen closet, pantry
- Neat and tidy basement with access to FREE laundry
- Great condo association
- Close to public transportation
- Amazing location (more on that below)
St. Louis Hills neighborhood
Rich in architecture, strategic location, and history, St. Louis Hills was marketed as “Country Living in the City” during the 1930’s. The community has an active Neighborhood Association and the website has a nice history of the area.
Many prospective home buyers are attracted to St. Louis Hills because of the architecture, which varies from postwar condo buildings to charming bungalows, to stately 2-stories. Impressive brick and stonework, along with stained glass, are hallmarks. South of Lindenwood Park is known as St. Louis Hills Estate, where ranch homes rule and range from compact 2-bedroom homes to elegant sprawling styles. St. Louis Hills boasts a wide variety of architecture that appeals to nearly any preference and need.
ST. LOUIS HILLS PARKS
Francis Park is just a 5-minute walk from 5005 Jamieson. This 60-acre park is popular with walkers and joggers because a trip around the park is about one mile. It includes courts for handball, racquetball, and tennis, a soccer field, a baseball field, a playground, and a lily pond. An annual Art in the Park event is held each fall.
The 70-acre Willmore Park is farther south in St. Louis Hills. The walk from 5005 Jamieson is about 18 minutes and the bike ride is only 6 minutes. This park has two lakes, 2 baseball fields, 4 softball fields, 2 soccer fields, 4 tennis courts, a disc golf course, a bike trail, a roller hockey rink, a massive new playground with a splash pad, multiple picnic shelters, and a fenced dog park.
Linenwood Park (the neighborhood and the park) is also close to 5005 Jamieson. The actual park is just a 17-minute walk and a 6-minute bike ride. The 12 acres includes a soccer field, softball fields, tennis courts, skating rink, walking trail, picnic pavilion, and playground.
RESTAURANTS in and near st. louis hills
There are a wide variety of restaurants near 5005 Jamieson. Ted Drewes becomes the place to be at the first hint of a heat wave. Famous far and wide for their frozen custard concretes, you may gain a few pounds living so close.
Aya Sofia offers Middle Eastern and Turkish cuisine with curtained booths and a quaint outdoor patio. Mom’s Deli is the perfect spot to grab a sandwich on your way to Lindenwood Park. We recommend the “Mom’s Special”. Kounter Kulture is a carry-out spot with outside eats serving a rotating menu of sustainable sourced Asian-inspired meals. BluePrint Coffee, housed in a former break shop, is an outstanding coffee & wifi spot. Artisanal new American charcuterie boards and changing special menus are served at the casual and friendly Edibles & Essentials. The family owned and operated LeGrand’s Market offers a dazzling selection of sandwiches with an emphasis on quality meats. Additional nearby options include Salt + Smoke (Barbeque), Dado’s Cafe (Greek), and the usual fast food retailers like Dairy Queen, Lion’s Choice, Arby’s, etc.