525 East Argonne Drive

This 5-bedroom, 3-full and 1-half bathroom home in Kirkwood is listed for $1.595 million.

Nineteenth-century charm and 21st-century convenience marry in this exquisite Kirkwood home. Rich hardwood floors run throughout much of its 5,100 square feet; and its elegant architectural details include built-in bookcases, 9- and 10-foot ceilings and period millwork. The eat-in chef’s kitchen, with custom Amish cabinetry, a large center island, breakfast bar and top-of-the-line appliances, is perfect for a busy family. An adjoining breakfast room has a built-in china cabinet and large bay window, drenching the room in sunlight. The home’s award-winning addition boasts a family room with stone fireplace and luxury master suite, with a double sink, whirlpool and separate shower. The finished lower level features a game room, media room and office space, providing a plethora of room for entertaining. This must-see home also has second-floor laundry, a grand entry foyer and mud room.

Carla Britton and Sally Dowling,922-6041, 518-3338, 569-1177, lauramccarthy.com

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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