For this installment of "House Hunt" we have a full slate of five homes for sale.
First up is an Italian Renaissance home at 9119 Clayton Rd., listed by Tina Niemann of Prudential Alliance Realtors for $1,100,000. This five bedroom 3.5 bath, two-story home is perfect for entertaining family and friends.
Sunshine spills in through windows that are everywhere, especially in the two sunrooms that flank the east and west wings. French doors and walls of windows bring the outside in. The formal living room and dining room are equally bright, as the fall sun bathes the front of the house. The formal areas feature arched doorways, impressive crown moldings and fireplaces.
The grand foyer connects the flanking living and dining rooms and the updated kitchen to the rear. There, you’ll find a breakfast area lined with glass-front cabinets, a wine fridge and plenty of built-ins. The main area of the kitchen has a nicely appointed workspace with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. Through the rear is a connecting covered deck that’s perfect for a grill. A main-floor guest bedroom and full bath completes the main first floor.
The second floor has a large master suite with a fireplace, a sunny sitting room, a pantry with a fridge and an updated master bathroom with separate jetted tub and glass wall shower. The other bedrooms are large, and one has its own private deck with pergola.
Outside are more entertaining areas with a new deck off the east sunroom and lots of gardens. For a private appointment, call Tina at 314-997-7600.
Next up is 100 North Price Rd. listed by Laura Donovan and Kathleen A. Lovett of Janet McAfee for $779,000. This is a great living space with high ceilings and classic appointments, found at the end of a private drive off North Price Road. The formal living room is gracious with fireplace, built-in bookcases and opens to the family room and the glass-enclosed sunroom.
The family room adjoins the kitchen and has two skylights, built-in bookcases, a wet bar and a wood-burning fireplace with a brick hearth. The kitchen is a cook's dream. This room boasts a Viking gas range, warming drawer and hood exhaust; double Thermador ovens; a full-size Sub-Zero refrigerator and full-size freezer; granite countertops; custom cabinetry; and an expanded breakfast room that is gracious enough for formal dining with its curved wall of windows overlooking the backyard pool, deck and gazebo.
The main floor master includes two large walk-in closets, his and her bathrooms—hers has been updated and expanded with double sinks, whirlpool tub, a glass wall shower, handsome building dresser and dressing area. Upstairs, you will find two more bedrooms and one bath. To see it before it goes, call Laura Donovan or Kathleen A. Lovett at 314-997-4800.
Next up is 37 Willow Hill Rd., listed by Berkley Land and Kendra Downs of Prudential Alliance Realtors for $975,000. This four bedroom, 3.5 bath home in an established Ladue neighborhood is four years young.
The brilliance starts at the front entry flanked by the dining room with wood floors and wainscot moldings. The large family room with vaulted ceilings is beautiful with wood floors and a brick surround gas fireplace. It opens to the gourmet kitchen. The kitchen with breakfast room has great design elements including mosaic glass tile details, custom cabinetry, granite and upgraded appliances. Off the breakfast room is an aggregate back patio great for entertaining.
There is a spacious first floor master suite with a luxurious bath. The upper level has three additional bedrooms including one en suite. All bedrooms are large with great closets. The lower level is finished with a huge recreation room and full bath. Plantation shutters and gorgeous moldings are throughout. The laundry room is on the main floor. To arrange a showing call Berkley or Kendra at 314-997-7600.
Close by is our next stop at 111 Pointer Ln., listed by Duncan Andrews of Janet McAfee for $699,900. This a lovely two-story white colonial home, located in the cul-de-sac of desirable Pointer Lane, a superb location, just minutes from Clayton, Interstate 170 and Highway 40.
The main floor living area features large, well-proportioned rooms that provide great space. Beautiful kitchen and breakfast room overlook the private, landscaped backyard, terrace and saltwater swimming pool. Formal living and dining rooms have large bay windows that allow plenty of light. The fireplace in the living room is surrounded by built-in bookcases. The family room has wet bar, wine cooler and many windows. The den/sunroom is also surrounded by windows and overlooks the connecting terrace to the pool beyond
Downstairs is a bright recreation room with Dutch door to the utility area. There are plenty of desirable spaces in this home for everyone. To see it, call Duncan at 314-997-4800.
To conclude "House Hunt" is midcentury modern at its best. The home at 9038 Wasonia Ct, listed by Diane Patershuk of Prudential Alliance Realtors for $198,900, is completely deceiving from the curb. This four bedroom, three bath, well-cared-for home is a testament to the wise use of more than 2,400 square feet of space to for both livability and entertaining.
The living room and great room have vaulted ceilings. They include a large, floor-to-ceiling picture window with sliding glass doors that opens to the deck and overlooks the private, level and deep backyard with mature trees.
There is an updated eat-in kitchen with solid surface countertops, newer appliances including a convection oven, and custom oak cabinets. The master suite has a private bath and vaulted ceilings. Two more bedrooms and a bathroom complete the main floor. The finished lower level features a walkout and bar, plenty of space to entertain and includes utility and laundry. A fourth bedroom is located on the lower level. For more information, call Diane at 314-477-7673.