Residing on 5-plus acres, this impressive custom home boasts beautiful views, complete with a koi pond and pool. Step inside and be completely blown away by the open floor plan, with a dramatic 3-story window flooding all levels with natural light. Whether enjoying quality family time, hosting relatives or large parties for friends and colleagues, this residence proves perfect for every occasion. The open concept kitchen showcases stainless appliances and granite counters, plus a breakfast area, and adjoins the wood-beamed hearth room, with access to the pool and Jacuzzi. The spectacular lower level boasts a walk-behind wet bar, media room, separate apartment with a garage, and an additional family room. The main-floor master suite offers his-and-her walk-in closets, a large spa bath and a private balcony for when you seek solitude. From the serene setting to the inspiring interiors, this property truly has it all.

This 6-bedroom, 9-bathroom home in Ladue is listed for $1.65 million.

Julie Lane, 314-303-6504 (direct), 314-983-2199 (office), julielane@sbcglobal.net, janetmcafee.com/julielane

From its humble beginning in the founder’s basement, the Janet McAfee Real Estate network is now four decades strong and a recognized local leader. Today, the firm enjoys a corporate office in Ladue, more than 100 active professional agents and a significant presence in the St. Louis central corridor. Through exclusive relocation and marketing affiliations, the syndication of listings to leading real estate portals and distinguished luxury partners, Janet McAfee Real Estate offers global reach.

LN's advertorial/wedding coordinator and staff writer has a love for all things beautiful, from fashion and beauty to picturesque places found around the world. Photo by Essence Photography by Martha

More Distinctive Properties articles.