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Distinctive Homes Near Forest Park For Sale

Forest Park, as a Jewel in the St. Louis landscape there is no wonder why so many people want to live near the park! Take a look at a few special homes that are on the market for sale.

Forest Park, as a Jewel in the St. Louis landscape there is no wonder why so many people want to live near the park!  Home to the highly-regarded St. Louis Art Museum, the Missouri History Museum, the St. Louis Science CenterSt. Louis Zoo, extensive bike & running paths, ice skating rink and paddles boats.

The Park is located in St. Louis city, but it also borders Clayton, MO and University City, MO.

A few Homes recently offered for sale near the Park:

6311 Washington Ave., University City MO is located in the Parkview neighborhood within just a few blocks from the corner of Forest Park at the corner of Lindell and Skinker.  101 years old, the house has extraordinary architectural details, high ceilings and has been beautifully updated.  This neighborhood is one of my favorites with the full, mature trees and impressive  houses from a century ago.  Currently listed for $549,000 by Realty Net Lodes Group.

252 Woodbourne Dr., St. Louis, MO 63105 This extraordinary home is located in the Ellenwood neighborhood that is tucked away in between two churches at the corner of Skinker and Wydown. Part of the neighborhood is Clayton and the other is located in St. Louis City.  The neighborhood is less than a block from the Park, however many of the neighborhood residents also enjoy walking to the Kaldi’s and the  other DeMun restaurants, and the Wilson and Forsyth private schools.  This home has been extensively renovated and enhanced to include a large family room addition and full master suite.  Currently offered for $795,000 by Robb Partners, Dielman Sotheby’s International Realty

6121 Lindell Blvd in St. Louis, MO is a beautiful example of Beaux Arts architecture by Maritz, Young & Dusard.  Built in 1929 the houses faces the park and has beautiful views.  The house sits on over an acre lot and features a swimming pool.  There is extraordinary architecture detail with plaster moldings, handcrafted wood moldings and terrazzo flooring.   The homes on this Boulevard where all but virtually abandoned in years past, but with Forest Park’s resurgence in popularity the homes on Lindell are among the most sought after.  This home is currently listed for $1,495,000 with Coldwell Banker Gundaker – Ladue.

6454 Cecil Ave., Clayton MO in the Skinker Heights neighborhood was carefully refurbished by the current owners who have a love for the sleek and minimalist design.  This is a beautiful example of an older  house that has been enhanced with contemporary finishes.  Original terrazzo flooring compliments the newly appointed home with modern kitchen finishes.  A private yard and pool are a special retreat.  This home is currently listed for $1,665,000 with Coldwell Banker – Ladue.

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