Fresh Picks: A Handful of Historical Delights

April 9, 2015 , In: Residential Properties , With: No Comments


If you’re on the hunt for a unique historical home, this has been quite a week! So many neat older properties hit the market, including my listing at 11385 Old Halls Ferry in unincorporated NoCo. This 1907 brick gem (above) comes with 1.4 acres, a functional cistern and FIVE garages (!), making it one heck of a bargain at $153,000! You can check out the new listing info now, or wait to see these other beauties as well…


504 Knaust – This 1910 estate is not what what you’d expect to find in the heart of St. Peters but it’s pretty awesome nonetheless. Includes some seriously adorable interior space and 1.5 acres, with more land and a very large outbuilding possibly available. Listed by Pam Schroeder, Keller Williams, for $399,000


4620 McPherson – Oh my, such gorgeous original woodwork in this 1902 home designed by Henry Schaumberg! The fab Central West End location doesn’t hurt either! Listed by Mary Massey, Red Key Realty Leaders, for $549,000


9029 Old Bonhomme – 1886 is the build date on this charming Olivette farmhouse, which just so happens to sit next to a lovely park and within the boundaries of the Ladue School District. Grab it while you can! Listed by Diane Patershuk, BHHS Alliance, for $378,500


267 Lower – Don’t let the humble facade fool you! This 1880 Augusta cottage may be quaint & cozy but it’s certainly not lacking functional work space! Just check out the HUGE garage!! Listed by Genie Hofstetter, Countryside Brokers, for $69,900


42 Almeda – A rare and spectacular example of Italianate architecture in St. Louis County, this 1869 landmark in the heart of Old Ferguson East is fully updated and WAY bigger than it looks! Listed by Christine Masters, CBG, for $219,900


6735 Mitchell – Quirky, fun and spacious, this 1918 brick home overlooks Franz Park and has some really cool artistic touches inside! Listed by Sandra Cooper, Dielmann Sotheby’s, for $309,000

164 S Maple, the Charles Skinner Century Home, is a stunning Que

164 South Maple – Wow! Now THIS is a Victorian house! Built in 1886, this Queen Anne-style Webster classic has a “flying” staircase that’s not to be missed! Listed by Caroline Miller, RealtyNET McLain, for $749,900

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23 Washington Terrace – Finally, here’s one to dream about! This 1901 Venetian Italianate is just a few blocks from Forest Park and is reputed to have welcomed Teddy Roosevelt many moons ago. Truly an architectural masterpiece! Listed by Nickolas Dalba, Nickolas Dalba Real Estate, for $1,799,900

If you’d like to take a look at any of these amazing historical properties, let me know!

Shannon Howard
(314) 359-5927

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Shannon Howard

Realtor / Old House Specialist

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