Open House Blog of the Week – Tower Grove South – 10/21/12

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New Listings Oct 2012

I have found five fabulous homes for you to explore this Sunday!  All of these homes are within walking distance of one another as well as walkable to the South Grand and Morganford Strips including diverse and lively restaurants, local shops, and friendly faces.  Perhaps the biggest draw of these homes and this neighborhood is the Victorian-era Tower Grove Park!  Sunday is set to be sunny and in the 70’s! Take a walk through the park, look at some beautiful homes, and grab some grub for a fun and productive way to cap off your weekend!

3974 Wyoming1-3pm 3974 Wyoming – 3 Bed, 1 Bath, $159,000.  “Classic 2 story, 3 bedroom, brick home located within walking distance of Historic Tower Grove Park. The covered front porch accented w/ the original front door & sidelight are the architectural features welcoming you into this home. The open floorplan allows sunlight to flood the main living area highlighting the wood floors found in both the living rm & dining rm. Kitchen has plenty of cabinets & countertop space, SS appliances, & opens into the dining room, creating a great space for intimate family gatherings or social entertaining. All 3 bedrooms are located on the 2nd floor & have wood flrs. Master BR has a decorative vintage fireplace w/ summer screen & dual closets. If you enjoy spending time outdoors, the backyard space is fenced & includes a grape arbor that shades the patio, plus a 1-C parking pad. The easily maintained front yard is covered w/ ivy that stays green even during the summer months.”

3859 Hartford1-3pm 3859 Hartford – 4 Bed, 1 Bath, $165,000.  “Stately Victorian home with original pocket doors, and judges panel window woodwork, also features 9 ft ceilings, hardwood floors, period woodwork, and cozy living room gas fireplace, displaying the elegance of the turn of the century rooms. Charming original fireplace mantles and woodwork in dining room and 2nd bedroom (non-functional) and beautiful period style chandeliers in the living room and entry hall complete the feel. Most rooms have window treatments. Newer air and furnace (2007), as well as newer roof, electric, and plumbing (2009.) In back, the deck and patio add entertaining areas. The 2nd story bedroom balcony is perfect for reading. The original kitchen baker’s window and transom are still functional. AHS Protection Plan offered.”

4247juniata1-3pm 4247 Juniata – 3 Bed, 2 Bath, $169,000. “FULLY RENOVATED TOWNHOME!!! Amazing home in the best location in Tower Grove South. Tower Grove Park, Local Harvest, Three Monkeys, and all of the shops and action on Morganford are only a 1/2 block away!!! Full renovation was completed 2 years ago with ALL NEW: ROOF, WINDOWS, PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL, KITCHEN, BATHROOMS, AND MORE. Everything inside is updated from the major systems to flooring to the drywall, while maintaining the historic charm of the 100 year old building. Enjoy the low maintenance and amenities of a newer home with old world charm. Seller is motivated and providing a $5000 CREDIT FOR LANDSCAPING!!! Owner agent.”

3722 Juniata12-2pm 3722 Juniata – 4 Bed, 1.5 Bath, $249,900.  “Beautifully renovated 2.5 story home in the sought after neighborhood of Tower Grove Heights. Striking entry Foyer boasts refinished hardwood flooring, restored woodwork and beautiful oak spindle staircase. The formal Living Room and Dining Rooms both have restored fireplaces and tall ceilings. Updated Eat-In Kitchen (2007) features custom cabinetry, granite countertops and newer appliances. Finishing off the Main Level is a Half Bath. The 2nd floor has 3 spacious Bedrooms, one with a sitting room, and an updated Full Bathroom with clawfoot tub. The 3rd floor adds an additional 300sf of living space. Walk out the Basement door to fenced-in, level backyard; rear entry 1 car garage. Additional updates include: Roof (2011), AC (2009), updated electric with 200 amp panel and updated plumbing. Rare Opportunity on a very Desirable Block in Tower Grove Heights!”

3614 Arsenal12-3pm 3614 Arsenal – 3 Bed, 2.5Bath, $315,000 (Being Shown By Circa All-Star Christy Vogel) “Park facing views! This historically restored home in the Tower Grove Heights neighborhood invites you in to experience GRAND elegance & attention to detail at every turn. New custom millwork, stained glass, original mantels, and hardwood floors embrace the character of the period. The new kitchen is a chef’s delight w dark maple cabinets, honed marble tops, stainless appliances, in drawer microwave and wine cooler. Family room is the perfect place to gather with guests. The master bedroom suite has walk in closet and romantic chandelier lighting. The master bath offers a huge tiled shower w rain head, double bowl sink, and vanity area. 2nd floor laundry room. Privacy fenced yard w 2 car garage port. Alarm system. Zoned high efficiency hvac. New plumbing. Come see this one of a kind jewel today!5 year tax abatement is pending. Owner/Agent”

Happy home-hunting, happy fall, and – because I must – happy post-season baseball!

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