Market Watch: Outdoors At Your Doorstep
Our favorite parkside spaces perfectly located for the outdoor-enthusiast.
For fitness and outdoor enthusiasts who love to hike, bike, walk or run, access to parks and trails is important. For some, it’s not always convenient to drive twenty minutes to the nearest park. So when buying your next home, consider proximity to urban parks, bike paths and hiking trails. Here are three parkside listings on the St. Louis real estate market.
4944 Lindell Blvd., #8-E
Central West End
Details: 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2,700 square feet
A beautiful apartment located in the St. Regis building, the space is elegance at its best and features oak floors, nine-foot ceilings, a wood-burning fireplace and a well-equipped kitchen with granite countertops. There’s also a chic library with white-washed pine paneling and cabinets and a dining room with bay window. Residents can
also take advantage of the secure gated parking lot and 24-hour security.
Active Amenities: The ultimate park to live near, Forest Park, is just across the street and includes over seven miles of paths, hills and streets to explore whether you’re
walking, biking or running. Other outdoor amenities include tennis and handball courts, ice skating rink and golf course.
Contact: Paul and Amy Mittelstadt, Coldwell Banker Gundaker, 314.361.8888.
4120 Hueffmeier Rd.
Details: 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3,400 square feet.
Located on three wooded acres near Broemmelsiek Park, this atrium ranch is a homeowner’s dream. The front door opens to a modern space featuring a fireplace, granite counters, a luxury bath and deck. A three-car garage is an added perk of this spacious property.
Active Amenities: Ideal for the outdoor fitness buff, this property is located within minutes of the seven miles of multi-use trails in Broemmelsiek Park. The park also includes a dog park, hiking, bicycling and equestrian trails, a public astronomy viewing area and fishing lakes.
Contact: Chuck Speck, Coldwell Banker Gundaker, 314.807.1475.
2319 Hickory St., #A
Details: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 836 square feet.
A contemporary space set against a historical neighborhood, this Victorian-style condo features new hardwood floors, updated countertops and a finished lower-level-turned-rec-room. And with a spacious backyard deck in the back and beautiful Lafayette Park in front, there are plenty of options for outdoor fun.
Active Amenities: This modern condo is mere steps away from Lafayette Park, which includes both cycling and walking paths around the park. There’s also a playground and gazebo located inside the park, perfect for picnics and outdoor activities. Bike St. Louis, a 20-mile on-street bicycle route, also winds through Lafayette Square, allowing easy access connection to other area parks and paths.
Contact: David Stebe, Coldwell Banker Gundaker, 314.630.9691.
4944 Lindell Blvd.
2319 Hickory St.
Photo credit: Photos courtesy of the real estate agents