This fantastic, custom-designed home resides on almost 2 acres in a prime location of Ladue within a cul-de-sac of newer homes. In the afternoon, relax inside the light-filled great room, which showcases floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the private, large backyard. The entirety of the first floor is framed by a high ceiling, including the formal dining room and handsome paneled study. Cook up excellent cuisine within your enormous kitchen, boasting an oversize center island, with eat-in counter. Adjoining it is the hearth room, with a second fireplace. The walkout lower level stuns with a premium bar area, third fireplace, exercise room and more. Retire to the main-floor master suite, boasting spacious his-and-her closets, for a soak in the luxurious bath. Additional amenities include first- and second-floor laundry rooms and a finished 4-car porte cochere garage. This incredible home offers a new price, so you and yours can soon call it your own.

This 6-bedroom, 5 full-bathroom and 2 half-bathroom home in Ladue is listed for $1,999,999.

Katie McLaughlin & Sue McLaughlin, The McLaughlin Team, 2730 N. Ballas Road, 314-504-4214 (Sue), 314-283-8444 (Katie), 314-569-1177 (office),

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.

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