The Ready-To-Show Shuffle – 6015 Tennessee
The Ready-To-Show Super Slide Shuffle
(SOLD) 6015 Tennessee is on the edge of Carondelet, bordering Holly Hills. Built in 1926, it is a two story brick home with 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, and a garage. Move-in ready and loaded with updates (including the super slide showcased in our video), the house is on a quiet street with steadfast neighbors.
The Carondelet neighborhood
Carondelet offers big city amenities with a small town feel. It has a diverse and affordable housing stock including rehabbed historic homes, new construction, and modern city spaces. In 2009,the Carondelet Community Betterment Federation (CCBF) released a comprehensive 21st Century Strategic Plan and related projects are underway on a variety of initiatives. The Carondelet Historical Society also provides interesting information on the neighborhood.
Convenient and Modern Amenities
EASY ACCESS TO SHOPPING AT LOUGHBOROUGH COMMONS
Just an 18 minute walk or a 5 minute drive, Loughborough Commons is conveniently located to 6015 Tennessee and provides shopping, dining, and services. It is anchored by a Schnuck’s grocery store and Lowe’s Home Improvement Center and then offers many national chain options like Starbuck’s, Panera, Qdoba, Burger King, Little Caesar’s Pizza, Great Clips, Firestone Auto Repair, Fifth Third Bank, and other retail outlets.
SHORT Walk to the Carondelet YMCA
Less than a 15 minutes walk from 6015 Tennessee is the Carondelet branch of the YMCA. The current owners walk their kids to the pool almost daily in the summer months. The 76,000 square foot facility was built in 2009 and has an indoor water park featuring a two-story slide, lazy river, preschool play structure, zero-depth entry and lap lanes; a two-court gymnasium with an elevated indoor track; a state-of-the-art fitness center and aerobics studio; dedicated senior and teen recreation rooms; classes, camps, and more. This YMCA is an outstanding resource for residents.
Carondelet Park – St. Louis Gem
And as you will notice from both maps above, Carondelet Park is just a hop, skip, and a jump from 6015 Tennessee. A quick five minute walk and you are in the middle of St. Louis’ third largest park. Established in 1875, it boasts a beautiful boathouse, walking paths, tennis courts, ball fields, horseshoe pits, playgrounds, etc. In the summer there is a free concert series on Sunday nights featuring jazz, swing, and big-band sounds, in addition to Elvis and Beatles tributes bands.
Dining Options Abound
Besides the national chain restaurants at Loughborough Commons, there are many locally-owned restaurants in Cardondelet and Hollly Hills that are less than a 10 minute walk or drive. Some popular choices with area residents include:
- Iron Barley (5510 Virginia) serves up American comfort food, craft-beer, and live music. Annually it hosts a fun Tomato Festival.
- Stacked Burger Bar (7637 Ivory Ave) offers 12 signature burgers plus a build-your-own burger option with nearly 30 toppings. Pool and darts round make this a great hangout spot.
- Chimichanga’s Mexican (5425 S. Grand Blvd. ) has a festive vibe and great food, whether dining on the popular patio or inside.
- Quincy Street Bistro (6931 Gravois) bills itself as a comfort food eatery and bar offering pub grub in century-old digs with a classic vibe.
More Details on 6015 Tennessee
With a covered front porch, new tuckpointing and walkway (2015), this well-cared for brick home has striking cub appeal. It boasts a large living room with decorative fireplace and gleaming hardwoods. New(er) thermal windows and doors mean plenty of natural light throughout. The formal dining room has original stained glass window. Kitchen has updated cabinets, counter-tops & appliances. The first floor half bath is perfectly placed. Upstairs are three bedrooms and updated full bath. Master has private balcony overlooking fenced backyard and two car garage. Updates include roof (06), electric (07), attic insulation (07), thermal windows (08), glass block basement windows (09), 95% h-e Trane HVAC (09), water heater (09), 2-story deck (10), Thermal 1st & 2nd floor back doors (13) & garage siding (15). This is an outstanding home in a great neighborhood and the very affordable price of $164,900. You can see more photos at 6015Tennessee.com.
Make 6015 Tennesee Your Home
If you are interested in looking at this wonderful Carondelet home or trying out the super slide for yourself, contact us! We will work with your agent, or introduce you to a buyer’s agents on our team who would love to help you make 6015 Tennessee your home.
Special thanks to Michele Verna Photography for video production work.