A story-and-a-half home in Town & Country with 12 rooms, 5 bedrooms, 5 full- and 2 half-baths is listed for $1.695 million.

A Colonial home has been exquisitely renovated in an exclusive enclave of custom-made estates. Situated on a 1-acre lot and bordered by trees, the traditional floor plan provides 8,000 square feet on one-and-a-half stories and a finished basement. A 1.5-story foyer and great room provide plenty of natural light. A new kitchen offers a granite cooking island with breakfast bar, and direct access to a patio with in-ground swimming pool and cabana. The main floor master suite has a sitting area with fireplace. The master bath offers double vanities, a whirlpool bath and separate shower. The second floor provides three oversized bedrooms, each with separate full baths. The lower level has a media room, wet bar, full bath and fifth bedroom. Design aesthetics include special millwork, French doors and cathedral and coffered ceilings.

Jeff Warner and Sam Hall from Laura McCarthy Real Estate, 725-5100, lauramccarthy.com

Laura McCarty Real Estate

Laura McCarthy is a residential real estate company with expertise in the neighborhoods along St. Louis’ central corridor. Founded in 1944, Laura McCarthy is consistently ranked among St. Louis’ top real estate companies in sales volume. Many of its 100-plus agents specialize in the luxury real estate market, but all are familiar with St. Louis’ neighborhoods from the Central West End to those on the Highway 64/40 corridor to Chesterfield and the St. Charles area.

Photographer: Steven B. Smith

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