4244 Iowa Avenue
County/Region: St. Louis City MO / St. Louis Year built: N/A Builder: N/A Square footage : N/A Square footage : N/A Beds: N/A Baths: N/A Stories: N/A Census Tract: 1156/Mt. Pleasant East High School: St Louis City Political Districts: State Rep.
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Saint Louis, MO
#1 Oct 23, 2009
This is my daughter's home. She and her family are now in Philadelphia where she has a great job. They are anxious to sell this house. She just told me that all genuine and realistic offers would be considered. It would be chance to acquire a historic house in excellent condition at a really good price in this neighborhood which has made its turnaround and is on it's way up.
The view you get on the visual provided isn't really what this house is all about. The deep lot goes from Iowa St. to a historic brick street which branches off S. Broadway with a spit of Minnie Wood Park between the brick street and the home. The wonderful thing about this little park is that is is almost like a big yard for the home as this house is the only one which faces the park. This is a great place for Easter egg hunts.
A great old house, it was built to face the park--not Iowa,its back yard. The home is spacious and somewhat gracious despite some remuddling at an earlier time, to add a full first floor bathroom. There is a great little room off the kitchen where my daughter kept her collection of cooking equipment and cook books and there is a spacious barbecue deck off the kitchen.
Their neighbors are kind, watchful and caring people who even now look out for the home. The mimosa tree was planted when my granddaughter was born.
My artistic daughter stenciled the master bedroom in pastel metallic paints. The adjacent nursery is yellow with white stenciling. They had the old broad oak planks striped on the main floor so you could appreciate them as is or have a clean surface for your own style--Orientals, modern area rugs or even wall to wall. One really great chandelier in the dining room dims for romantic dinners and floods the room with light for working on homework and projects. At $100,000 or less you couldn't do better. Come look at the real front of the house and see what a great historic home could be yours. Bus stop nearby and double car parking just in front of the entrance on the Broadway side.
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