Stunning Custom Home in Ladue
Located in a desirable and sought after private Ladue street ; custom designed and built in 2002 by Minton Homes, this lovely home sits on over 2 very private acres. The 8518 sq foot home was designed and built with every attention to detail and solid construction which is evident throughout the living space. The 4 bedroom, 4 full bath and 4 half bath home was designed for an additional 2 bedrooms with minimal conversion. The all brick home has a gracious entry foyer with sweeping, open staircase flowing from second floor to lower level. Custom molding and Carlisle wide plank pine wood floors run throughout the home. The formal living room, off the foyer, has a beamed ceiling, 2 sets of French doors leading to a screen porch and terrace overlooking the pool. A limestone fireplace with gas logs adds to the elegance of the room. The formal dining room boasts a coved tray ceiling and custom millwork. The loggia, which runs behind the dining room and faces the back patio, has three pairs of French doors letting light stream in and providing access to the back patio.
The kitchen is large and opens onto the breakfast room and hearth room. Hand crafted cabinets, brushed granite counter tops and top of the line appliances make it perfect for the discerning chef. The breakfast cove has a timbered ceiling and windows with views of the private back yard. The hearth room with antique barn beams, high vaulted ceiling and stone fireplace, is the perfect entertainment area for family and guests.
A private, main floor master bedroom suite, offers a secluded oasis from the rest of the home. A vaulted ceiling, with doors opening to the back patio, second screen porch as well as the terrace above the pool, provides not only privacy but easy access to the outdoor areas of the home. An elevated gas fireplace adds ambiance to the room. The master walk in closet is large with washer/dryer and built in drawers. Additional closets provide plenty of hanging/storage space. The master bath has separate his/her vanities, heated floor, Jacuzzi tub and large steam shower with body sprays.The finished lower level and recreation room walks out to the heated salt water pool through three French doors. The recreation room, with numerous windows, is also perfect for entertaining with a wet bar, ice machine, refrigerator, dishwasher, fireplace and pool table area. A naturally temperature controlled wine room frames one end of the rec room and office/spare bedroom frames the other end. In addition, the lower level has plenty of rooms for storage or a golf driving range-as the current owner enjoys.The second level has 2 large bedrooms with in-suite bathrooms and a large gym with attached bath. The gym could also be used as 1 large bedroom or transitioned into 2 bedrooms with minor changes.Heated, salt water pool; green house; first floor laundry room, 4 car heated garage; whole house generator; geothermal heat/ac; fenced yard with lush landscaping.
This home will not be on the public market until spring 2016, though can be viewed by interested parties now. Buyers must be prequalified prior to a showing.
Priced at $3,495,000 view more about the property here.
Listed by Ted Wight, Dielmann Sotheby’s International Realty, 314-607-5555, [email protected]