This dreamy residence sits nestled on a quiet cul-de-sac in Kirkwood. The New England-style home stirs the imagination. An incredibly open layout reveals grand living spaces, from the awe-inspiring, two-story great room to the charming kitchen and eating areas, with an expansive center island. Visualize yourself waking up in the main-floor master’s chambers, where grooming requires a soak in the luxurious claw foot tub or steam shower, followed by a search through your wardrobe, housed in his-and-hers closets. Entertaining proves a delight, with a walkout lower level that offers a lovely family room, with a stone fireplace, and mini kitchen, plus wine and billiards rooms. The Bose surround system carries your favorite soundtracks throughout the abode, so you can host in whichever space you choose. When you seek solitude, stroll through French doors to the handsome study, which presents custom moldings and built-ins, and access to the master suite.

This 6-bedroom, 5 full-bathroom and 2 half-bathroom home in Kirkwood is listed for $1.229 million.

Joan Schnoebelen & Megan Rowe, 314-406-0005 (Schnoebelen), 314-378-4077 (Rowe), 314-725-5100 (office),

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