Into the Woods: 14390 Fox Manor

April 3, 2012 , In: Residential Properties , With: No Comments
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This one is for reader Jenna, who loves dreaming about houses on lots of acreage, but only has a modest budget to work with. It’s a pretty simple 1972 ranch, super clean but very dated, sitting on a fourth-acre in the very last subdivision before Lindbergh ends in North County.

It may not sound like much, but let me tell you, there’s a HUGE bonus! Not only is this house the last one on a quiet, dead-end street. It’s also directly adjacent to 27 acres of magical forest and rolling pasture, all on common ground that you can explore at will!

How do I know this? Because this was MY magical forest growing up, when I lived just a block away from this house. I even knew the owners, the same people selling today, and I can promise you their property is a fabulous find.

It has been on the market 683 days, which is such a shame! Because you always can fix up a retro interior. But direct access to a secluded natural wonderland, complete with a creek, horse & hiking trails and awesome hills for snow sledding….WOW, that is definitely not easy to replicate! Especially at this price.

If I owned this place, I would build an addition on the south side, with a huge wall of windows facing the woods…

Listing courtesy of Cathy Leroy, Prudential Select, (314) 838-8661. More photos and info available here.

If you’d like a buyer’s agent to show you this sweet little sleeper of a property, I’d be happy to help!

Shannon Howard
(314) 359-5927
shannon@STLhomeswithsoul.com

 

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Shannon Howard

Realtor / Old House Specialist

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