From its fanciful façade to an incredible interior, this brick-and-stone manse appeals with a pretty package and even prettier amenities. Residing on the 17th fairway of the Lewis & Clark Golf Course in St. Albans, this beautiful abode offers spectacular views, with fine craftsmanship found inside and out. Wood floors lead you through the 2-story entry to the magnificent 2-story great room, with an impressive fireplace and a walk-up wet bar. Seek solitude in the paneled study, complete with built-in bookcases and a cozy fireplace. Serving as the heart of your home, the kitchen boasts a center island, granite countertops, newer appliances and 42-inch custom cabinets. It adjoins the breakfast and sun rooms, which overlook the picturesque backyard. Naturally a favorite gathering spot, the finished lower level tantalizes with recreation and game areas, a spacious theater, exercise room and even a walk-behind wet bar. This remarkable home proves too good to resist.

This 4-bedroom, 4 full-bathroom and 1 half-bathroom home in St. Albans is listed for $1.1 million.

The Kristi & JT Monschein Team, 636-537-8288, motherandson.com

For more than 35 years, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Alliance Real Estate (formerly Prudential Alliance, Realtors) has served the greater St. Louis metropolitan area. The company operates seven branch locations with more than 400 agents in four major counties, making it one of the largest residential real estate brokerages in the area. Berkshire Hathaway offers one-stop shopping services, including corporate relocation, new-homes marketing, commercial sales, and mortgage, title and warranty products.

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