Residing in a most desirable neighborhood, this fabulous entertaining mecca of a home showcases luxurious amenities that will have you letting out a low whistle. Find likings for the entire family inside the expansive great room, which features a game area, fireplace, bar and walk-in wine room. The gourmet kitchen proves a definite draw with top-of-the-line appliances, including 2 Fischer Paykal dishwashers, 2 SubZeros and a 6-burner Viking cooktop. Seek solitude in the cozy study, which serves as a delightful getaway, or the spa area, with a t.v., mere steps from your master bedroom. The lower level appeals with an exercise room and playroom, plus storage, while the backyard offers an oasis, with a fire pit, outdoor Viking kitchen, and award-winning lighted saltwater pool, with waterfall. A 2-car garage, whole house generator, and indoor and outdoor sound system complete this amazing abode.

This 4-bedroom, 4 full-bathroom and 2 half-bathroom home in Des Peres is listed for $1.15 million.

Anne Hizar, 314-330-7999 (direct), 314-725-5100 (office),

Laura McCarthy is a residential real estate company with expertise in the neighborhoods along St. Louis’ central corridor. Founded in 1944, Laura McCarthy consistently is 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 40/64 corridor to Chesterfield and the St. Charles area.

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