This 6-bedroom, 5-full and 1-half bathroom home in Creve Coeur is listed for $1.299 million.
A 1.5-story, 4-bedroom, 5-full and 1-half bath home in Ladue is listed for $2.095 million.
A 5-bedroom, 10-bath home in Ladue is listed for $7,100,000.
Barbara Wulfing, Janet McAfee Real Estate
A 5-bedroom, 6-bath home in Town & Country is listed for $1,295,000.
A TWO-STORY HOME IN FRONTENAC WITH 5 BEDROOMS AND 8 BATHS IS LISTED FOR $2.395 MILLION.
DR. BOB BERGAMINI (1) was named medical director for Mercy Palliative Care Services. DR. WEGDAN ANDREWS has joined Mercy Clinic Neurology; obstetrician, DR.YULIA LIFITIS-PODOROZHANSKY (2), has joined Mercy Clinic Women’s Health Fenton; DR. CHRISTINA MEDDOWS-JACKSON has joined Mercy Clinic OB/GYN in the Mercy Hospital Doctors Building; and internal medicine specialist, DR. JESSICA GRUBB, has joined the Graduate Medical Education program at the Mercy JFK Clinic.
While a return to the boom days of the real estate market might still be a long way off, local agents are coming up with a lot of creative ways to make it work. These are the top agents from area agencies for 2011.
Combining Bill DeWitt III’s duties as president of the St. Louis Cardinals with his wife Ira’s role as founder of Notifi Records, an urban music label, means a busy life for the DeWitt family. Their Ladue home provides a relaxing retreat at the end of the day.
A PENTHOUSE IN CLAYTON FOR $1.080 MILLION
A custom-built atrium ranch home is located on a private two-and-a-half acre lot in Des Peres. Outdoor amenities include a pebble tec pool with cascading waterfall, flagstone terraces, covered porches, hot tub and a tennis court.
The home located at 21 Deerfield Road in Ladue has a grand entry with a curved staircase and rich hardwood floors. High-end living spaces include an office with special milled-wood paneling, a dining room with coffered ceiling, and a great room with two-story windows, a wet bar and well-designed fireplace. The eat-in kitchen has granite countertops, designer lighting, a center island and a butler’s pantry and opens to a cozy hearth room with floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace. Large windows look out onto a patio and rear yard.
Designed by renowned architects LaBeaume and Klein, a grand home built in 1914 has extraordinary architectural details—both historic and modern, including the current owner’s impeccable preservation and renovation. Original features in the traditional 7-bedroom, 5 1/2-bath manse include elaborate millwork and moldings, six fireplaces with detailed wood and limestone mantels, ceramic tile and wood floors, crystal chandeliers, wall sconces, and a mahogany paneled library. The kitchen and butler’s pantry have been updated, as well as the second-floor master suite with his-and-her bathrooms.
The traditional, Colonial home at 16 Crestwood Drive in Clayton has been completely remodeled and expanded. A recent addition features a gourmet kitchen with a fireplace, butler’s pantry, center island/breakfast bar, stainless appliances including two refrigerators and dishwashers, granite countertops, and a breakfast room with a baking center. French doors from both rooms lead to a wraparound deck.
A notable Clayton home in Claverach Park was recently restored with great attention to detail, yielding a new addition with kitchen, family room and master suite. The elegant living space has been doubled to more than 5,100 square feet.
Douglas Properties/Gall Development has just completed a new home in the popular Oak Estates subdivision of Olivette. The two-story residence offers premium finishes, including finely crafted millwork and 5-inch hardwood plank flooring. The first floor includes a large front entrance hall; formal dining room and study; kitchen and breakfast room overlooking a large cedar deck; and a great room with fireplace flanked by built-ins. The kitchen has a large center island, breakfast bar, wet bar, butler’s pantry, stainless appliances, granite counters, glass tile backsplash and pantry closet. The master suite offers a state-of-the-art bubble-jet tub and walk-in shower. The home is within walking distance of Old Bonhomme Elementary School and Stacy Park.
This two-and-a-half-year-old residence, which is ready for move-in, offers 7,000 square feet on three levels. From the two-story great room with built-ins to the cozy library with fireplace and wood barrel-vaulted ceiling, luxury is apparent. The kitchen, with granite counters, custom cabinetry and high-end appliances, leads to a hearth room with stone fireplace, and both overlook a private, landscaped backyard. The first-floor master suite has organized closets and a beautiful granite bath. The second floor holds four additional bedrooms and three baths. The lower level includes its own bedroom and full bath, as well as a billiards area, recreation area, cedar closet room and more. An open house this weekend allows visitors to see the elegant appointments for themselves.
Barbara Wulfing emphasizes that the kitchen counters need to be decluttered.
You may think a realtor’s job is limited to showing people your house and negotiating the sale. But it really starts way before that, when he or she first views the home, and offers tips on how to make it more salable. Agents tour a house with one thing in mind: What will make it more attractive to buyers? So whether you’re interviewing several prospective selling agents or have already settled on one, ask for their feedback and weigh it carefully. To that end, Ladue News asked three agents for their suggestions on how to make one Ladue ranch home more salable.