210524492873 Firelight Drive
St. Louis, MO 63129  $269,000

A Stylish Alternative To The Ordinary!

Refreshing taste and style will cradle your daily life with comfort in this updated 3Br-2.5BA beauty! The relaxed one level living is enhanced by an updated kitchen with 42” cabinets, newer appliances, entrance foyer opening up to the living room-dining room combo, vaulted ceiling family room with skylights and a wood burning fireplace adjacent to the eat-in kitchen, an elegant master bedroom suite and 2 more bedrooms double up as kid’s rooms or an office and a guest room - perfect for downsizing.

The attached 2-car garage, fabulous front and back yards with mature trees, main floor laundry, gleaming hardwood floors, TV alcove and natural light complete the picture. Imagine cuddling with a book by the wood burning fireplace on those winter nights or greeting your guests with afternoon cocktails in the summer for those perfect indoor-outdoor parties. Kids’ birthdays will be a breeze in your fully fenced leveled yard.

Hop on I-270 or Lindbergh for an easy 10-20-minute drive to the airport and major hospitals, businesses & shopping in St. Louis and St. Charles, convenience only topped by a surprisingly affordable value for a home updated to provide an elegant alternative to the ordinary. Great South county schools in a quiet residential setting. 


4901 Washington Blvd., 4B
St. Louis, MO 63108  $340,000

Feel the spirit of cosmopolitan London, high-tech Boston, style-central New York or artsy San Francisco with the pampering touches of St. Louis sensitivity!

Rarely does city life offer the best of so many worlds—architecture, modern amenities & location! This gorgeous two-bedroom-two-bathroom condo with 9’ ceilings & soaring views can easily accommodate the most discerning tastes. Enjoy an open floor plan, luxurious master suite with a SPA-like bath anchored between a two-people Jacuzzi and fabulous shower, gourmet kitchen with center island, walk-in closets and updated systems.

Your time to relax after a dynamic day at work will be secured par excellence in the master suite, with room for in-suite office or a sitting room, huge walk-in closet and a fantastic master bath, with oversized corner tub, double vanity and separate shower. Rich hardwood floors, 42” cabinets customized with dark cherry hue, granite counter tops and stainless appliances, and soothing colors are complemented by newer plumbing, electrical, HVAC, roofing & a heated garage. And who wouldn’t love to chill with a glass of their favorite cocktail at the end of a hectic day at work, gazing through the wall of windows overlooking The Arch! Shaken not stirred, perhaps?!

Greet your friends for outdoor entertainment on the back patio. Tasteful, professional landscaping and manicured front yard are both practical and esthetically appealing. Oversized elevator, temperature controlled garage and extra space to park in the secure outdoor parking pad in the back of the building add a touch of comfort for those of us who do not like stairs and prefer to enter our building from a heated underground garage.

Every original detail of this residence has been restored in and new ones have been added to enrich the classy feel of this fabulous rehab. The building was converted to 13 residences in 2003 with uncompromising attention to detail, each unit developed with custom finishes. Private laundry and utility room with additional storage, second bedroom for family, guests or office/art/craft space, and a low condo fee complete the package.

Add to that the historic flair of a timeless architectural exterior and VOILA— this easy city living could be yours! Walk or bike to Barnes Jewish and Children’s hospitals, Washington University & Saint Louis University, Forest Park, use the Metro Link to Downtown for a ball game, and enjoy a short drive to The Fabulous Fox Theater and Powell Hall or the Jazz scene in Soulard. Traveling for work? St. Louis Airport is only 25-30 minutes away with traffic (whaaat!). This location offers vicinity to work, highways and entertainment, while providing luxurious residential setting in the most walkable community of St. Louis.

The COOL JEWEL of Central West End!

 


210557618007 Teasdale Ave
University City, MO 63130  $435,000
More Info: 8007Teasdale.com

Updated top to bottom (REALLY!) and a block from Clayton, this UCity irresistible cuteness will steal your heart!

Refreshing taste and style will cradle your daily life with comfort and calm in this renovated 3.5-bedroom-1.5-bath beauty! Gracious architecture greets you with two bay windows cradled among luscious hydrangeas, elegant foyer flanked by the well-appointed living room with a wood-burning fireplace and built-in library, and beautiful dining room adjacent to the custom kitchen with 42” cabinets, high-end Quartz, stainless appliances, farmer sink, gorgeous backsplash and glass door cabinets.

The main-floor bedroom, currently used as a family room, complements the two additional bedrooms and an office upstairs with a gorgeous renovated bathroom where the classic marble and newer vanity and light fixtures are complemented by a luxurious Japanese toilet. Fabulous hardwood floors and walk-in closets throughout, as well as that coveted outdoor play space through the rebuilt breezeway, deck and fully fenced and landscaped backyard are perfect for entertainment. The finished lower level with built-ins, a second wood-burning fireplace and sump pump extends your living area. Don’t forget the 2 car garage - such a rare treat for the area and this price!

Walk to downtown Clayton and enjoy a short drive to the airport, shopping, businesses, hospitals and Washington University’s main campus – this is what I call the pleasure to live close to work, entertainment and parks in a quiet residential setting with modern amenities, embraced by classic architecture. 


7420 York Drive
Clayton, MO 63105  $890,000
More Info: 7420York.com

Updated Elegance In The Heart Of Clayton!

Blooming red-bud tree to the right, a whiff of lilac as you pass the driveway to park in the two-car garage, greeted by vibrant hydrangeas and perennials— coming home after a long day at work would resemble living in a park. Did I mention all the renovations, replaced systems, finished basement, and fabulous yard with 3-tiered deck—perfect for entertaining and only 2 blocks close to Glenridge elementary, one of the most coveted Clayton schools?

Transform your daily and social life with this updated 3+bedroom-2-full-2-half-bath home with a home office and a sun room, gracing one of the most beautiful streets in Clayton. The elegant Tudor façade welcomes you to a large center hall foyer where you would greet your guests with refreshments in the living room, warmed up by natural light and the cozy fireplace. When it's time for activities, nothing spells fun like the sun/family/music room, brimming with built-in cabinets and shelves, yet spacious enough to take in a baby-grand and entertain daily.

Of course, the magic presented in the charming dining room happens in the updated eat-in kitchen with granite and travertine backsplash, stainless appliances and a modern gas stove.  You will not know what to do first: cook, read a book by the fireplace, laugh with the kids when they ask you a 100 “why” questions while doing homework, play your piano and strings or impress your friends with an unforgettable dinner.

The bedrooms and bathrooms are updated with a thought for esthetics and an eye for practical detail. The primary bedrooms with vaulted and coffered ceiling was expanded to the 4th bedroom, enclosed as a private home office and a dressing room, while the en-suite bath was remodeled with a separate shower, jetted tub, travertine and pedestal sink. Recently updated second bath is great for the two extra bedrooms upstairs.

Finished basement with a faux fireplace, second powder room, laundry, two-car garage and three-tiered deck complete the package. The sunny yard could house any size veggie, herb or flower gardens. And the location, walking to Glenridge school, biking to the middle school and close to shopping and restaurants, is unbeatable!

Live within 5-10 minutes drive to Washington University, BJC and Children’s hospitals, groceries, theaters, music & art venues, and the fabulous Shaw & Forest Parks, while mingling with cheerful neighbors and exchanging play-dates at a walking distance. You CAN have it all!

 


2106856939 Godwin Lane
Ladue, MO 63124  $1,295,000
More Info: 39Godwin.com

FORGET THE ORDINARY! Allow your senses to meander between new and traditional in this sprawling Ladue home, renovated top to bottom with a main-floor master suite and guest quarters, open floor plan and two kitchens.

Greet your guests at the elegant foyer with aperitifs waiting in the living/music room with a wall of windows, adorned with plaster moldings and enlivened by the wood-burning fireplace and piano. Your dining feels like alfresco  through the garland of windows unveiling fabulous views of the patios and private yard - an excellent site for a future infinity pool you can build into the natural slope of the almost an acre lot.

The best surprise is revealed in the gourmet kitchen – the ultimate entertainment space, opened to the family and breakfast rooms where a true chef would appreciate the Italian FULGOR Milano gas cooktop, with extra spice cabinets, the rare two dishwashers and two prep areas, two pantries - one walk-in and one with pullouts, two Lazy-Suzan cabinets, deep drawers and a massive center island with normal depth cabinets on both sides, built-in book shelves, bar stools, wine cooler, double oven, mother-of-pearl backsplash and exotic granite countertop. All new windows, built-in cubbies for the family and tons of natural light, enhanced by the gas fireplace will make your daily life a joy.

The library sings a more serene tune where you can curl up with a book facing the second wood-burning fireplace embraced by the luxurious mahogany paneling – an excellent ambiance for a home office or a den with built-in book cases. Daydreaming would be easy when you gaze through the oversized window to expand your horizon to the lavish yard.

Your pleasure would extend into the completely remodeled main-floor master suite with a SPA-like, heated-floor master bath and a separate dressing room. Your guests will enjoy their own main-floor sleeping quarters with renovated bath, while the kids’ kingdom bursts with energy upstairs with 2 huge bedrooms (one en-suite), walk-in closets, 2 baths with skylights and a bonus/game room with a large window and a skylight.

The recently finished lower level walks-out with stunning views to the almost acre lot through the second kitchen/bar area, while the rec area feels like an in-law suite. Your kitchen here can be equally entertaining for adults with its 2 California shelves with built-in LED lights, as well as for a joyful crowd in a kids’ birthday party with a fantastic new patio with built-in seating areas for outdoor gatherings. The basement also offers a full bath, a screened sleeping area, a living and dining area with a fireplace, a wine cellar room separated by French doors and ready for your favorite shelves and a laundry room.

Granite, marble, travertine, hard wood floors, walls of windows, 3 dishwashers, 2 laundry areas, 2 kitchens, 2 new patios, most systems replaced in the last 10 years, chef’s gourmet kitchen and stunning baths – nothing was spared for your joie de vivre, whether you run around with kids, teens or just want to entertain and relax with friends.

Extra perks: Ladue schools (Reed elementary), Tilles Park (2-3 minutes by car), Shaw Park (5-miute drive), shopping 5-10 minutes, the airport – 15 minutes with traffic, Washington University and St. Louis University, BJC and Children’s Hospitals, Mercy, Missouri Baptist hospital and St. Luke’s are all 10-15 minute drives. Boeing, Monsanto and Purina/Nestle – about 20-30 minutes. Major brand outlets – less than half an hour. Groceries in every direction are within 5 minutes and the walkability was recently enhanced by newer sidewalks alongside the undulating community roads.

Live in the heart of Ladue where the comfort and beauty of modern amenities comingle with the subdued elegance of traditional architecture in a private community, far from the bustle of the city, yet close enough to shopping, businesses and work to make your life easy. The award winning school district is the cherry on the top of the cake.

Maya Kefalov

RedKey Realty Leaders

Maya Kefalov

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