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Ted Wight is a Broker- Salesperson with Dielmann Sotheby's International Realty. Ted is the #1 agent in the office & a top-ranked realtor in the St. Louis area.
A while ago, somehow I stumbled across this print on Ebay and bought it! It is a plate from The Brickbuilder- a monthly trade magazine. The picture is of 5 Brentmoor Park, Clayton, MO that my great grandfather, Ira E. Wight built. See an old blog post about it HERE.
Here is a painting in the Missouri Historical Museum of my Great Grandmother- Marie Ewing Wight (Mrs. Ira E. Wight) The Lady of the House!
Spanish Revival comes to Clayton! This architectural tour-de-force graces entertaining & family living. Dual sculpted hardwood doors open onto a two story foyer lit by the original chandelier, while the circular staircase introduces the leaded stained glass & textured plaster walls that grace the spacious Living Room and formal Dining Room. The back of the home has a long Spanish tiled gallery with a gothic arched ceiling and original (but re-wired) hanging lights. The Art Deco eat-in kitchen is updated & features a center island, Jenn-Aire gas stove with grill/griddle, granite counters & stainless steel appliances. Large two-car garage with plenty of storage & stairs to more attic storage. The upstairs features 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms & a laundry. The master bedroom suite has a full dressing room & a new bathroom featuring Jacuzzi tub, dual shower & two vanities. French doors lead from the gallery and the kitchen to the shaded and fenced backyard garden, goldfish pond and patios.
Check out this captivating penthouse designed by Jimmy Jamieson. The penthouse is a mixture of both lavish urban lifestyle and a passion for art and architecture. Commanding one half of the 27th floor, the timeless simplicity of space provides the perfect backdrop to showcase fine art collections and entertain in style. Brazilian cherry millwork blends with floating ceilings, Italian marbles and Philippe Starck fixtures in beautiful composition. Enjoy two of everything in the one-of-a-kind kitchen featuring Wolf and SubZero appliances, two terraces and a butler's pantry. The master suite is a sanctuary with a sitting room, mini-bar, His and Hers closets, jetted tub and body spray shower. Additionally, the home hosts two fireplaces, 2 en suite guest bedrooms, a library and an integrated electronics system with whole house surround sound. The world class services include valet, concierge, club room, health/fitness club, swimming pool, dog park and rooftop terrace.
Listed by Stephanie Oliver, Dielmann Sotheby's International Realty, 314-725-0009
Hurry, as you have heard, Clayton is hot! This home will go quickly! Clayton top-rated school district. Lovely, updated 3 bedroom 2.5 bath home in the popular Hi-Pointe Demun neighborhood. The main floor has a generous open feel with beautiful wood floors & lots of windows. The Living Room has a new, designer gas fireplace with lovely stained-glass windows on each side. Recently remodeled kitchen with custom wood cabinets, marble backsplash, stainless steel countertops, commercial-grade hood, stainless steel appliances- including a gourmet gas range/oven. 2nd floor includes a large MBR, with Elfa closet system & an attached full bath. 2 more bedrooms, another full bath and a bonus room complete the 2nd floor. Many updates include new electrical wiring, plumbing, roof, landscaping and much more. Large deck. 2 car detached garage. New electric panel. Walking distance to Jimmy’s Bistro, Kaldi’s Coffee, Hi-Pointe Theater, Katie’s Pizzeria, DeMun Oyster Bar, Cheshire Inn, and Forest Park!
Nestled in desirable Davis Place, a lovely updated home is awaiting your arrival. The foyer welcomes you with beautiful archways, high ceilings and a wrap-around staircase. As you make your way to the living room, dining room, family room, and updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances and gas range, you will be impressed by the open, airy feel of this home. A newly renovated first-floor mother-in-law suite with a full bath is perfect for guests, an au pair, or an office work space. The second floor has three generously sized bedrooms and two full baths, including an ensuite master bath. Gorgeous oak hardwood floors throughout the 1st and 2nd levels. The basement provides a finished rec room with recessed lighting perfect for a kids play area or a man cave and tons of storage. The outside is flanked by a large deck with a gazebo absolutely perfect for entertaining guests and a 1-car garage. New slate roof, new baths, and new first floor living areas have all been added within the last 24 months to allow you to move right in, walk your kids to school, and be close to all Clayton has to offer!
Large Clayton condo in the popular The Claytonian. You will love the space and the light of this property not easily found in Clayton at this price. Formal Living Room with built-in shelving and adjoining Dining Room. Large kitchen that opens into a Family Room. Screen porch off the back of unit provides pleasant outdoor space. Tons of in-unit closets with 2 walk-in closets in the master suite and a large storage closet in the unit. The master bathroom has been completely updated with dual vanities with granite counters and a walk-in shower. In-unit laundry room. Elevator building. Two heated, assigned parking spots. Storage unit in the basement. Pool. Guest rooms, gym and party rooms available. 24-hr doorman. Concierge services.
A newer home in Clayton Gardens is going up for auction on March 26th. Click HERE for more information and pictures. It was on the market last year for $1,045,000. It does not look like a foreclosure auction...so uncertain how much of a bargain it will go when it sells. $100,000 nominal bid. Agents can assist a Buyer through the process at no extra fee to the Buyer- so contact me if you are interested.
This special property is a substantial 3-unit building in the popular Moorlands neighborhood of Clayton. The current owners live in the 2nd floor unit so that their child can walk to Glenridge Elementary School and his mother lives on the 1st floor. The 1st and 2nd floor units show and feel like living in a home. They are both 2 bedroom, 2 full bath units with formal Living Rooms featuring fireplaces, Formal Dining Rooms with bay windows, in-unit laundry and large, eat-in kitchens. You will love the special millwork and decorative plaster. The 2nd floor features a new kitchen with custom wood cabinets, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. The 2nd floor master bath is new with a Jacuzzi tub, granite-topped double sink and a separate shower. The floors of the 1st floor are gorgeous travertine. The 2nd floor has hardwood flooring. The property features a nice “garden-level” apartment that is leased. It features 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths and an in-unit laundry. 3 car spaces. The building is already divided to be individual condos.
Here are the top ten most expensive condos sold in the St. Louis area for 2014. It blows my mind to think that a few weeks ago when I was in South Beach, that a 800 Sq. Ft. Condo sells for around $2,000,000.
1. 50 Brighton Way #3S, Clayton, 4100sqft, $1,075,000
2. 4909 Laclede Ave #2001, Central West End, 2,795sqft, $1,100,000
3. 155 Carondelet Plaza #709, Clayton, 2,993sqft, $1,100,000
4. 155 Carondelet Plaza #503, Clayton, 2,719sqft, $1,125,000
5. 155 Carondelet Plaza #509, Clayton, 2,993sqft, $1,152,500
6. 232 N. Kingshighway Blvd #2401, Central West End, 3,005sqft, $1,250,000
7. 155 Carondelet Plaza #302, Clayton, 2,862sqft, $1,250,000
8. 150 Carondelet Plaza #2202, Clayton, 3,044sqft, $1,350,000
9. 150 Carondelet Plaza #1801, Clayton, 3,744sqft, $1,950,000
10. 150 Carondelet Plaza #1902, Clayton, 3,346sqft, $2,050,000
Spectacular One-of-a-kind 6-family apartment building in the incredibly popular and high-end "Moorlands" part of Clayton. This building has so much going for it that it will be hard to describe it in this paragraph. Huge three-bedroom, two full bath units, several of which have a washer and dryer built-in. Many, many updates! The roof is in great shape. All new windows and brand-new electric. Recently landscaped. Freshly tuck-pointed. Some of the units most recent rents have achieved $2395 per month, and that is where they all should be by the next season switch around maybe even higher. This is a Five Star Condo Grade Apartment building.
Listed by Ted Wight, Dielmann Sotheby’s International Realty, 314-607-5555, firstname.lastname@example.org
Yesterday this great investment property closed. I was the listing agent and it moved quickly. Clayton multi-family properties are hot and a great way to diversify your investments into a blue-chip property. There are not many available!
Friday my Buyers closed on the purchase of 58 Aberdeen in the popular Hillcrest neighborhood. This was an "off-market" transaction between two Dielmann Sotheby's International Realty agent. I am finding that this is happening often in my office and with my transactions!
Check out the interesting windows and the interior mill-work. All made out of Sycamore.
This one will go quickly! Showings start Sunday, July 27th. Located in the wildly popular Hillcrest neighborhood of Clayton is this charming home. Walk to Forest Park, Demun and Clayton schools. 2.5 stories. 4 bedrooms. 2.5 renovated baths- including the master with a designer soaking tub and separate shower. New maple wood floors throughout the home. The LR and DR are large and the opening between the two rooms has been expanded to increase flow. The main level also has a small den with a powder room. Gorgeous kitchen with custom tile backsplash, marble counters, porcelain tile floors and a Wolf gas stove with a Viking hood. Deck. Patio. 2 car detached garage. Nice deck and patio perfect for entertaining.
Located in the wildly popular Hillcrest neighborhood of Clayton is this charming home. Walk to Forest Park, Demun and Clayton schools. 2.5 stories. 4 bedrooms. 2.5 renovated baths- including the master with a designer soaking tub and separate shower. Gorgeous designer kitchen with gas stove and Viking hood. Deck. Patio. 2 car detached garage.
Open for the 1st time for showings pm Sunday, July 27th 1-4 PM
Listed by Ted Wight, Dielmann Sotheby’s International Realty, 314-607-5555, email@example.com
Today my Buyers closed on the purchase of a lovely home located at 52 Arundel in the popular Hillcrest neighborhood of Clayton. These houses go quickly! Rightfully so.... you have Clayton Schools, walk to the action of Demun and can easily stroll to Forest Park.
Wonderful Clayton condo with cool architectural details. In walking distance to Starbucks, restaurants and downtown Clayton. The Living Room is gracious with hardwood floors, special decorative plasterwork and a wood-burning fireplace. The adjoining Dining Room is great for entertaining. Renovated kitchen with custom wood cabinets, granite counters and new tile backsplash. In-unit washer and dryer. Glorious hardwood floors. New carpeting in bedrooms. Updated bathroom. Newer windows. 2 tandem garage parking spots.
Gracious Hillcrest home combines classic historic detail with solar technology. This meticulously maintained 3000+ sq. ft./4 BR/2.5 bath home is move-in-ready. Center hall plan with 2-story addition. Master bedroom suite is unparalleled. Large clothes closet in entry hall leads to full bathroom with his/her sinks, separate shower and tub. Windows look out on Concordia Park, one of few homes on street with unobstructed view. Updated kitchen includes granite countertops, cook’s 6-burner gas stove and desk space. Formal DR and LR with gas FPL and unique stained glass windows. Basement is partially finished. Rear door access to mud room with built-ins. Back roof has a solar array professionally installed in 2011 reducing electric bills by approx 35% per year. Charming gated entrance in front yard. 2 car detached gar. All windows have been replaced. The well-maintained gardens take advantage of their southern exposure and view of Concordia Park.
Listed by Ronna Pohlman, Dielmann Sothebys International Realty, 314-725-0009
Yesterday my listing located at 38 Aberdeen in Clayton closed. This really was the perfect Clayton home for a family! I love the Hillcrest neighborhood....close to Forest Park, lots of kids, walk to school and interesting neighbors. I wish I had a dozen homes like this to sell this Spring!
This fantastic Mediterranean home is located in sought after Claverach Park. A grand 2 story entry hall greets you, resplendent with marble and flanked by a stone fountain and intricate wrought iron gates. The living room features a beamed cathedral ceiling, an impressive stone mantel with gas logs at one end and a library on the other, delineated by a pair of Solomonic columns. The eat-in-kitchen with its vintage St. Charles cabinetry and center island is both beautiful and functional and adjoins a cozy hearth room. Leaded glass widows, a first floor en suite bedroom, wood floors, a glass enclosed porch, beautiful terraces, a wine tasting room, 2-car garage and artistic plasterwork are a few of this home’s distinctive features. Recent improvements include a Ludowici tile roof & system, gutters & downspouts, A/C condensers & furnaces, sewer lateral, irrigation system, recessed lighting, fixtures & Lumens switches, some wood flooring, carpet & plantation shutters. $1,340,000
Listed by Stephanie Oliver and Steve Lange, Dielmann Sotheby's International Realty 314-725-0009
Located on one of the most sought-after streets in Clayton, this home is perfect and is what everyone is looking for in the Hillcrest neighborhood. Formal LR with a gas fireplace and separate DR. The kitchen features granite counters and double ovens. The family room is open to the kitchen and also has a fireplace. Enjoy alfresco dining in the new screened porch. The master bedroom addition has a vaulted ceiling with soaring windows and two closets. The master bath is new and features custom tile and a large shower. Three other bedrooms and a sitting room are also on the 2nd fl. Finished LL with a full bath. 2-car garage.
A special Clayton Davis Place home- 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. The open center hall foyer leads to a spacious living room with wood moldings, large windows & a gas fireplace. The large dining room is perfect for entertaining. The updated kitchen and breakfast room are light & bright, offering solid surface counters, lots of cabinet space, a bay window overlooking the beautifully landscaped back yard & a custom planning desk. Off the breakfast room is a large family room with wood-paneling & a gas fireplace. Upstairs you will find 3 bedrooms & 2 full baths. The master suite is spacious with plentiful closet space & an updated bath. Walkout lower level is partially finished with bedroom #4, a full bath & additional living space which can easily double as an activity room, office or guest suite. 8016 Crescent Drive is beautifully suited for easy entertaining & everyday family life. Located by everything! Don’t miss this opportunity.
Yesterday I had a closing of a fabulous Demun Pointe penthouse. You should see the floor-to-ceiling windows and the two large terraces. Stunning! I represented the Buyers and Sellers. The property was sold off-the-market.
Stylish Condo in Clayton Near Forest Park- 2 bedrooms and 1 bath
This building was completely renovated in '04. Beautiful wood floors, newer windows, fabulous kitchen with stainless appliances and granite counter. In-unit washer and dryer. Newer bath with tile floor and a spacious sun room/den with lots of natural light and three stained glass windows. Front balconey offers the perfect place to enjoy a breeze. You'll fall in love with the neighborhood: walk to Forest Park or head to Kaldi's for your morning coffee, Jimmy's on the Park for dinner, and Sasha's for a glass of wine. Storage locker in basement. Communal courtyard for outdoor fun. 2 dedicated parking spots. Clayton Schools. Forest Park is 100 yards away! $209,000
Listed by Ted Wight, Dielmann Sotheby's International Realty 314-607-5555 firstname.lastname@example.org
Today I represented the Buyers of 200 Brighton Way in Clayton Gardens. They family is eager to have their children in the highly sought-after Clayton School District.....and to be able to walk to restaurants, coffee, Clayton Rec Center and more!
Yesterday I had the Buyers who closed on 98 Aberdeen in Clayton MO. Aberdeen is one of the hottest streets in Clayton. Houses sell almost immediately and usually at close to full price. My Buyers are a young couple who just had their first baby! The husband loves the location since it is close to the Metrolink station so he can get down to BJC easily.
With its Southern exposure, 2800+ sq. ft. of indoor living space and 1100 sq. ft. of terrace, experience the best that The Crescent has to offer. This 2 bed & 2.5 bath residence has been tastefully designed for the discriminating buyer. The open floor plan is warm and inviting: accented with rich Brazilian cherry floors, crown moldings, gas fireplace, built-in bookshelves, and a lovely study. The formal dining room flows nicely into the living space. The center island kitchen features a 6-burner cook-top, double ovens, built-in micro and plenty of custom maple cabinets and granite counters for the entertainer. The master suite features 2 walk-in closets by New Space, a bonus room wired for use as a office, and the en-suite bath has a jet tub, double sinks, walk-in shower, heated floor and stone counters. The guest bedroom has a walk-in closet and a private bath. Life at The Crescent includes: 24 hr doorman, valet, onsite management, gym, .5 acre garden terrace, party room and a dog park. $1,065,000
The high-end market is continuing to improve in the St. Louis area. Over 138 homes/condos in the area sold for more than $1 million. 2010 was 128 properties and 2009 was 119 properties. Below are some significant sales.
11 Carrswold, Clayton, MO $2,300,000
35 Squires Lane, Huntleigh $4,000,000 Sold by the Orthwein Estate and bought by a "relative"
9855 Litzsinger, Ladue $3,125,000 Bought by a sibling of the purchaser above....there must have been 20 work trucks there the other day when I drove by...no picture...though you know it....the white frame home at the entrance of Logan Cabin Lane....it rambles on for ages