Set on 3 acres in Ladue, this Ralph Fournier-designed home boasts more than 10,000 square feet of living space with extraordinary details inside and out, including a full masonry exterior, Ludowici clay tile roof, two-story entry foyer and 10 fireplaces. A grand circular staircase connects three floors, with a master suite offering a library and two baths, complemented by five additional bedrooms and family space on the second and third floors. A hearth room adjoins the center island kitchen and a finished lower walk-out level includes a recreation area, fireplace and bath, along with extensive storage space. Built by Higginbotham Brothers, the home also features an elevator, 10-foot ceilings, built-in bookcases, walk-in closets, French doors and Palladian windows. A four-car garage provides plenty of space for parking, and a lighted tennis court is ready for a game when the weather turns warm.

Located at 10123 Winding Ridge Road in Ladue, the home is listed for $3.95 million. For more information, call John Ryan or Anne Ryan at 993-8000 or visit

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