Designed by Grable & Weber in 1892 in a Romanesque-style is the Mary H. Semple House. This important home was also owned by U.S. Senator Harry B. Hawes. The current owners have updated & preserved this home while maintaining its superb architecture that would be impossible to replicate. The foyer is gracious with a grand staircase illuminated by stained glass windows. The Living Room features an ornate fireplace & a curved wall of windows. The Dining Room is impressive & perfect for entertaining. The biggest differentiator of this home is the Great Room that was once a music room off of the back of the house. The space is 42’ x 23’ & is perfect for parties, though also provides the much needed recreation space on the main floor. The eat-in kitchen features a custom cabinetry, granite counters with a center island & gas stove. Lovely backyard with patios & gardens. Walk to all that the beloved Central West End offers! The 3rd floor can be rented and has a kitchen & full bath. Continue reading “Romanesque-Style Mary H. Semple House Is Now Offered | 4411 Westminster | Central West End | Sotheby’s Realty | Ted Wight”
St. Louis’ own St. Francis de Sales Oratory ( 2653 Ohio) was voted America’s Most Beautiful Church in blog Art & Liturgy ‘s 2017 “Church Madness National Churchpionship.” Church Madness by Granda Liturgical Arts, based in Madrid, Spain, pitted 64 American churches against each other nationwide in East, West, Midwest, and South brackets.
Near the back of this secluded, centrally-located private lane in Ladue, #11 Fielding sits on a nearly one-acre lot highlighted by mature landscaping & a spacious backyard. Perfect for families who love to entertain, this gracious brick & stone home offers over 7,300 sq. ft. of living space. On the main floor lies the 2-story marble-floored entry foyer; dramatic formal great room with floor-to-ceiling (20′) windows; large master suite with 10’ ceiling, luxury en suite bathroom, luxury walk-in closet & walkout to private deck; wonderfully open kitchen with granite countertops, contrasting center isle, breakfast & hearth rooms, & SubZero, Bosch, Wolf & Viking appliances. On the 2nd floor lie 3 more spacious bedroom suites. Beautifully finished walkout Lower Level with high ceilings; wood-burning fireplace; full bathroom; wet bar with oven, dishwasher, ice-maker & under-bar refrigerators; media/game room; 1000-bottle wine cellar with temp. & humidity controls; & exercise room with large 14’x8’ steam-room with multi-head shower. Across from MICDS. Continue reading “Luxury is Defined | 11 Fielding Lane is Now Offered | Ladue | Sotheby’s Realty |Ted Wight”
Stroll home from a wonderful dinner in Downtown Kirkwood to your new home, tucked away on a quiet, sought after street, Hill Drive. This Frank Lloyd Wright inspired home is updated inside, and awaiting your arrival. Open the beautiful wooden door to an entryway with wainscoting which draws you back to a light-filled hearth room that overlooks the expansive backyard. Picture your children, or yourself, swinging on the tire swing strung from a beautiful large oak tree, while having a glass of lemonade on the stunning flagstone patio. Refinished hardwood floors throughout, white kitchen with granite and stainless appliances, along with neutral colors throughout, make this home move-in ready. Pack your bags, because this home is for you!
Theodore Link served as one of the architects for the 1904 World’s Fair & his crowning achievement was the Saint Louis Union Station, which was the largest station of its time & is considered an architectural jewel. In 1903 Mr. Link bought property at the end of Adda Road, there he & his wife built their cottage. He designed & supervised the construction of 771 Adda Road.
Sometime before 1934, the property was purchased by Charles Stocktrom, the founder of the Magic Chef Stove Co., as a summer home to get away from the heat of St. Louis. The Missouri river ran beneath the bluffs & the breeze blowing over it would cool the area considerably during hot summer months. After Mr. Stocktrom passed away, the property was turned over to his daughter, Adda Ohmeyer. In 1937, Adda added a small caretakers cottage some out buildings & the magnificent pool.
You will love this enchanting property set on a finely landscaped 1.56 acre lot. The home is gracious with a large Living Room featuring a vaulted ceiling & massive stone, wood-burning fireplace. The Living Room opens to the Dining Room with a large window overlooking a Japanese-inspired garden. Off of the Living Room is a large screened porch perfect for alfresco dining, relaxing & looking over the pool area. Adjacent is a library with a wet bar. The kitchen is a good size with a center island, gas cook-top & bright breakfast room. The main floor master suite features a vaulted ceiling, pretty dressing room with built-ins & a master bathroom with dual vanities, tub & separate shower. The Lower Level is a full walk-out with an expanse of windows, family room, 2 bedrooms & 2 ensuite bathrooms. The pool is a natural form with Pebbletec surface & a bridge crossing. Guest house designed by the esteemed Harris Armstrong with a kitchenette, wood-burning fireplace, full bath & 2 bedrooms.