A 5-bedroom, 10-bath home in Ladue is listed for $7,100,000.
A treasure tucked away on 3.4 secluded acres, this château-esque home is both impressive and inviting. From the sweeping circular drive, step through heavy double-doors into the entrance hall, which features a grand staircase. The parlor and two-story dining room each boasts a fireplace and chandelier, plus plenty of natural light. The kitchen, which has been photographed for several national publications, opens onto a breakfast banquette and a cozy hearth room. There also is a library lined with built-in bookcases, a wood-paneled game room with a wet bar and a soundproof state-of-the-art home theater. Completing the first floor is a lavish master suite with his-and-her bathrooms, separate closets and a sitting room. There are more bedrooms upstairs, plus comfortable living quarters for a guest or housekeeper. Beautiful terraces, a pavilion and swimming pool extend luxury living to the outdoors.
James Manion & Barbara Wulfing of Janet McAfee Real Estate
954-5954 / 277-3285, janetmcafee.com
Janet McAfee Weakley, with 10 other real estate agents, started Janet McAfee Real Estate in 1975. The firm currently has 150 sales associates and a sales volume of $400 million. Locally owned and operated, the agency is among the largest privately owned luxury real estate firms in St. Louis.
Photos by Steven B. Smith