For almost 15 years, the Chulicks have enjoyed the sense of community among their Kirkwood neighbors. The neighborhood’s charm, historical houses and friendly residents make them feel at home. Kim Chulick volunteers for local nonprofits, including Gateway Children’s Charity; while her husband, Tom, is chairman and CEO at UMB Bank; and son, 17-year-old T.J., attends Whitfield School. Their Boxer, Sophie, also is part of the family. Kim talked to us more about life in Kirkwood.
Maria Elias of Coldwell Banker Gundaker
A 5-bedroom, 7-bath home in Ladue is listed for $1,775,000.
A THREE-STORY HOME IN HAMPTON PARK WITH 16 ROOMS, 7 BEDROOMS AND 10 BATHS IS LISTED FOR $3.85 MILLION.
A traditional story-and-a-half home has been meticulously renovated using the finest quality materials over three years. The kitchen, butler’s pantry, breakfast room, laundry room and powder room were completely reworked and updated, and hardwood floors were added on the main floor. High-end appointments throughout the open floor plan include plantation shutters, extensive millwork and built-ins, new lighting fixtures and chandeliers, and walls of windows that provide picturesque views.
Because buying and selling a home are such personal transactions, many of us get to know our real estate agents very well. But there are some things we may not know, including what they used to do before they were at our beck and call in pursuit of our dream homes. It’s fascinating to discover that most real estate agents entered the field after working in completely different professions.
A gracious stone and stucco manor house in Clayton features remarkable architectural details, including a slate roof, 12-panel solid wood doors and hardwood floors throughout. Copious leaded-glass windows and French doors provide natural light. A paneled study has extensive built-ins, and the newly updated kitchen includes glazed cabinets, granite countertops, high-end appliances and a breakfast room.