Saint Louis Area Real Estate
St Louis today continues to live up to its Gateway to the West nickname. We have a new bridge being built just north of the Gateway Arch and plans to redevelop the historic North Side. The home of the baseball Cardinal “Busch Stadium” is going to have a new development next to it called “Ballpark Village”. Just a few blocks over you have the home of the “Blues’ hockey team at the Savis Center. The Rams football team play’s their games in the Edward Jones Dome at America's Center. Top live music venues are always going on in the Soulard area,“The Landing", University City’s Loop and Washington Ave. The abundance of talent in the Saint Louis area means that you can find world class musicians playing in any of the surrounding towns and communities. Places like “The Landing” and University City frequently have top class performers playing in an intimate venue.
America’s Conference Center
When the Rams are not playing football, all sorts of world class conferences are being held in the America’s Center. The proposed North Side Development in the downtown core and would add the already growing downtown revitalization. To see the plans for the new North Side Development click HERE
St Louis’s Communities
Kirkwood, Brentwood, Clayton, Ladue and more Saint Louis also has well established communities and cities that are only a short 30 minute drive away.
University City has been quietly transforming over the past 15 years from an area of urban decline to one of the most desirable areas that attracts artists of all genres. The influx of creative residents has seen some amazing renovations which in turn have opened the appeal to residents who enjoy good restaurants with a creative side!
West of St Louis, has the highest concentration of million dollar luxury homes in the greater St Louis area. Just a little further south is the communities of Des Peres, Sunset Hills, Fenton and Kirkwood. Metro rail system for commuters to take is dotted throughout the City.
Lakefront Homes at Lake Saint Louis
To the west the popular lakefront homes at Lake Saint Louis. In Jefferson County, there are a few lake communities such as Lake Tishomingo, Lake Wannanoka, and one of the largest Raintree Plantation. Raintree has a nice clubhouse and restaurant, swimming pool and golf course. Until recently, these lake home communities have been considered a little remote. However the expansion of Highway 21 going south all the way to the town of Hillsboro, has made these communities easily accessible to and from St Louis.
Hillsboro, Mo is home to Raintree Plantation which is one of the closest lakefront and golf course developments in the St Louis area. Homes in the Lake Saint Louis development can reach over the $1 million dollar mark and have been extremely popular with the discerning luxury home buyer.
Saint Charles, MO
St Charles County, to the west of St Louis, is huge area that has experienced growth in retail and residential new construction. The development New Town St Charles is proving to be a very popular location for some people that are looking for the “old town feel” but with all the modern conveniences close to shopping, dining, and entertainment. The St Charles County also features some of the best value of new construction residential homes built by leading local and national builders.
Relocating to St Louis, Missouri
If you decide to move to Saint Louis, Missouri you’ll come to the realization that St Louis has a diverse communities and culture. There are lots of things to see and do in St Louis which is centrally located and has fantastic interstate infrastructure. We have the Arch, the world re-known St Louis Zoo, Forest Park, The Science Museum, and enjoy summer nights at the outdoor Muny Theater.
There are numerous city and state parks for hiking and exploring. We are just a short drive to the recreation of the Lake of the Ozarks where the beauty of the Ozarks abounds. The art community has always been an important part of life in St Louis and The St Louis Art Museum is the focus for many of the events and happenings in St Louis. During the fall every year, the City of Clayton has their world re-known Art Fair where local and national artist have their art for sale.
Eco Friendly Homes in St Louis
You can find Eco friendly homebuilders in St Louis by searching the Saint Louis Home Builders Association is part of the movement towards the environmentally conscious builders appealing to the 'Green" home buyer. For some excellent examples currently being built in St Louis area, click HERE
St Louis is home to the full range of property types: from single family starter homes to million dollar luxury homes, lake homes, estate homes, condos and equestrian properties. As St Louis becomes an increasingly popular city to move to the number of new construction real estate sites and developments has expanded to keep up with the ever rising demand.
Lofts and downtown condos
In a return to urban living, downtown St Louis has seen renovation of older historic buildings and warehouses to accommodate the demand for urban lofts on Washington Ave. New condo developments are revitalizing the St Louis and surrounding area residential communities and bringing a new appeal to living in and around St Louis. Compared to other downtown communities around the United States, downtown St Louis has very affordable products and is way below the high cost of cities like Chicago and New York. As more and more people migrate back to the city, this leads the developers to anticipate a tremendous growth and a movement towards inner city living. As the numbers grow the demand for services and restaurants etc will grow which will in turn will increase the demand for downtown condo living.
Some of the communities in and around St Louis are developing the new concept of combining business and residential homes in the same subdivision. Winghaven and New Town in St Charles County are excellent examples. The concept of being able to live and work as well as socialize and play in the same community is really a throwback to the communities of the past where everyone knew everyone and the feeling of safety and security was enhanced by the sense of belonging and community spirit missing from some of the faceless developments from the sixties and seventies across America.
Luxury Homes and Estate Homes
If you are looking for that upscale luxury homes in a gated community, then St Louis has homes that have the latest style, designs and technology to provide an environment that can truly be called luxurious. More HERE
If you are looking for equestrian home for your horses to roam freely, there is an excellent selection of homes in the outlying areas of St Louis. Wildwood, Mo just west of St Louis, or Eureka, Mo are home to some of the finest horse properties. Click HERE for Wildwood horse property and HERE for Eureka’s. Jefferson County, Mo as well as St Charles County has its share of fine horse property, some at very affordable prices! Click HERE for Jefferson County’s horse property and HERE for St Charles County.
St Louis real estate is populated by about 354,611 residents, and the entire 6-county Saint Louis Economic Market is about 3.5 million people strong.
St Louis has it all when it comes to professional sports teams. The St Louis Cardinals, The St Louis Rams Football and the St Louis Blues have all been recognized as being one of the best teams in their storied history and their potential continues to grow. More HERE
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