Surrounded by a serene setting and within walking distance of downtown Clayton, this classic, 2-story brick colonial gifts you with the best of both worlds – seclusion along a private lane and access to all the amenities of a thriving metropolitan district. The beautifully updated abode spreads across 4,300 square feet and offers both newer plumbing and electric. From the outside in, each space offers timeless design, including the beautiful brick patio and mature plants. Discover an incredible open layout leading from the updated kitchen to the dining area and great room, which greets you with 10-foot beamed ceilings, built-in bookcases, a gas fireplace and a bay window. Venture upstairs to uncover an elegant master suite, with bountiful closet space and a renovated bath. Every room welcomes in the natural light, but when you wish to truly soak up the sun, step inside the vaulted sunroom for a dose of warmth. At each turn, this residence presents you with one incredible sanctuary.

This 4-bedroom, 3 full-bathroom and 1 half-bathroom home in Ladue is listed for $1.2 million.

Stacie Fryrear, 314-223-3739 (direct), 314-821-5885 (Des Peres-Kirkwood office),

Coldwell Banker Gundaker (CBG), one of St. Louis’ leading residential real estate brokerage companies, offers 19 offices with more than 1,300 sales associates serving metropolitan St. Louis and east-central Missouri. CBG was formed in 2001 with the merger of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (originally the Ira E. Berry Company, founded in 1939) and Gundaker Realtors (founded in 1968). The associates of the Des Peres-Kirkwood office rank among the area’s most experienced retail professionals, with special expertise in the central corridor.

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