Residing in Town and Country, this contemporary estate catches the eye with its picturesque exterior and incredible interiors. Wake up in the spacious main-floor master suite, with nature views outside your windows and a beamed ceiling above. En suite baths and a private entrance to the spare bedroom for the in-laws ensure everyone arises to comfortable surroundings. While your significant other sizzles up bacon in the impressive kitchen, with a substantial center island, the rest of your clan can cozy up beside the fire place in the great room. Sliding doors flank the area, allowing anyone to step outside on the veranda, which wraps almost entirely around the home. There, or out on the expansive terrace, they can take in the serene setting, complete with a waterfall and organic garden. A climate-controlled greenhouse room, heated saltwater pool and media room, with elevator access, offer plenty enjoyments, ensuring each day holds much promise inside this elegant abode.

This 5-bedroom, 5 full-bathroom and 1 half-bathroom home in Town and Country is listed for $1.295 million.

Espenschied Hermann Group, 8077 Maryland Ave., 314-374-8665 (direct), 314-872-6747 (office), espenschiedhermanngroup.com

For more than 35 years, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Alliance Real Estate (formerly Prudential Alliance, Realtors) has served the greater St. Louis metropolitan area. The company operates seven branch locations with more than 400 agents in four major counties, making it one of the largest residential real estate brokerages in the area. Berkshire Hathaway offers one-stop shopping services, including corporate relocation, new-homes marketing, commercial sales, and mortgage, title and warranty products.