Zen Contemporary: 3 Sassafras Ln

February 19, 2013 , In: Residential Properties , With: No Comments
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I come across a lot of houses that excite me or make me want to move, but this 1951 Mid-Century Modern in Calverton Park is the first one that actually prompted me to call my loan officer. I have loved this home for 20+ years, and I was beyond thrilled to be able to finally see the interior this week.

But alas, it sits on a slab foundation, so my husband would not budge. So if I can’t have it for myself, at least I can find some other lucky soul to scoop it up.

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Situated on a private, wooded acre, on a tiny street with just a handful of houses, this place was clearly “site-built,” or built specifically for this piece of land. It hugs the hillside and connects seamlessly with the landscape, allowing loads of natural light to just pour right in.

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Every single room has high ceilings and large windows, giving the house a real Zen/California feel. And while so much is still original, the updates that have been made are pretty fabulous. Like the kitchen, which I ADORE…

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No, there isn’t a basement here. So if you have a ton of stuff, this probably isn’t the house for you. But I personally found the storage to be ample, with several large closets doing the job just fine.

And besides, for the chance to live in a house this cool, I could definitely be motivated to pare down.

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#3 Sassafras Lane has 3 bedrooms & 2 baths in 1667 square feet. It was listed six days ago by Dorothy Waite, West County Realty, for $129,900.

If you’d like a buyer’s agent to show you this amazing contemporary home, which is just 2 miles from the award-winning Ferguson Farmers Market, give me a call!

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

 

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Shannon Howard

Realtor / Old House Specialist

The Howard Team • RE/MAX Results • (314) 359-5927 • shannon@stlhomeswithsoul.com

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