Open Houses with the Perk of Parks – 11/18/12

Dawn Griffin Posted by
New Listings Nov 2012

This week I wanted to share four great St Louis City homes that are near four of our city’s finest parks. This Sunday is set to be another fabulous fall day – so get out, enjoy the city’s parks, and see if you can’t find yourself a dream home!

6717 AlexanderCarondelet Park

1-3pm – 6717 Alexander St. 2 Bed, 1 Bath.  “Welcome home to this fantastic 1920s classic Holly Hills home located 1 block to Carondelet Park. Curb appeal starts this one out right complete with stone walls, front porch stoop and classic details. Living room complete with refinished hardwoods, crown molding, great architectural details and a center stone fireplace. Dining room offers a great space for entertaining and also continues with classic details and gleaming hardwoods. Kitchen has been transformed and has tile floors, custom maple cabinets, solid counters, deluxe SS appliances and opens out into a breakfast room or den space. This room is flooded in natural light and is a great flex space. Ascend the great staircase to 2 very large bedrooms. Front bedroom with two HUGE closets, upgraded carpeting and crown molding. Rear bedroom with 2 closets and access to a private deck. Updated bathroom complete with Hollywood tub rounds out the 2nd floor. Detached 2 car garage, fenced yard and updates galore! This one is ready to go!” $182,500

3220 IndianaBenton Park

1-3pm – 3220 Indiana. 4 Bed, 3.5 Bath.  “(c.) 1904: Stately, classic & updated Benton Park 3-story home that has been re-envisioned for modern living! Just steps away from Benton Park proper, this home greets you with handsome curb appeal and an inviting formal entry with striking waterfall staircase! The newer pine floors are a throwback to yesteryear yet give the home a modern feel. Large rooms, tall ceilings & open flow describe the foyer, formal living room, formal dining room and open concept kitchen with pantry. Main floor half bath rounds out main floor. The 2nd level, entered from the amazing staircase, features 3 bedrooms: 2 bedrooms, full bath PLUS a true master suite w/walk-in closet and large pvt bath plus balcony overlooking yard. Top level is a retreat suite with two large rooms plus 3rd full bath. Full basement, incredibly landscaped grounds w/paver patio, privacy fencing and 2-car off-street parking pad round out the equation. Updated systems throughout. Walk to park, restaurants & more! Wonderful Neighbors!” Being shown by my friend and colleague, Christopher Thiemet.  $229,900

3719 JuniataTower Grove Park

1-3pm – 3719 Juniata. 4 bed, 2.5 Bath. “This wonderful renovation in sought after Tower Grove Heights has lots to offer: a strikingly restored staircase, spacious rooms with refinished hardwood floors, charming bay windows, newer windows and beautiful mill work. The kitchen opens to the dining room with an island, and offers granite countertops and new stainless steel appliances. A master bedroom suite has its own full bath with a Jacuzzi soaker tub and there are additional bedroom suites on the second and third floors. Systems include all new plumbing and water line, updated sewer, electric, and zoned, energy efficient HVAC that keeps the entire home comfortable all year long. This home is ready for cable, satellite, internet access and has a security system. There is a full walkout basement, a large deck, fenced yard, and a 1-car garage with opener.” $249,900

5367 PershingForest Park

1-3pm – 5367 Pershing Ave #3. 3 Bed, 2.5 Bath.  “This nearly 2600 square foot condo has been tastefully updated to meet the needs of modern living while retaining the charm of an historic building. The foyer is large with a coat closet and a half bath. Step into the living room with a wood burning fireplace, built in bookcases and hardwood floors. Enjoy your morning coffee in the front sunroom/den with the sunlight streaming in. Separate dining room with a coffered ceiling ensures plenty of space for entertaining. The kitchen has been updated with stainless appliances, granite countertops and custom cabinetry. There is a butlers pantry off the kitchen with the refrigerator and a separate freezer. The Master Bedroom suite includes a sitting area that leads to the deck, a walk-in closet and a remodeled full bath with a whirlpool tub and double sinks. Two other bedrooms and a second luxurious full bath rounds out the living space. Also included is in-unit laundry, zoned HVAC and a garage space.” $250,000

Happy home hunting – and I hope you’re looking forward to a delightful Thanksgiving! -D

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