This historic home, found in the ever-popular Maryland Terrace neighborhood of University City, showcases an incredible new addition that expands the kitchen and family room. Drawn in by the expansive covered veranda, you soon discover the interior’s elegance, featuring designer window treatments and magnificent archways. Preparing a meal is a delight inside the pristine kitchen, boasting high-end appliances and a massive quartzite island that guests can gather around. The formal living and dining rooms open up to each other and are surrounded by gorgeous French doors that invite natural light in to highlight the elegant features of each stylistic space. A ventless gas fireplace commands the spacious family room. Escape to the master suite, which stuns with its bath addition, custom his-and-hers closets and more. This incredible abode even offers a wine cellar, mud room, home office and newer roof – all within walking distance of premier dining and shopping destinations.

This 5-bedroom, 3 full-bathroom and 1 half-bathroom home in University City is listed for $1.395 million.

Karen Heath, 314-606-3393 (direct), 314-725-5100 (office), 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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