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The number of listings in the metro area was nearly 17 percent lower in March than a year earlier, according to Realtor.com. But home sale prices, after dipping to a low of $172,500 in February, climbed to $200,000 in April, according to STLRE.com.
And average sale prices over the past month were 7.6 percent higher than a year ago, according to Redfin.
St. Louis is home to the Anheuser-Busch flagship brewery and the headquarters of a number of major companies like Express Scripts, Monsanto and Enterprise Holdings. So there’s no shortage of reasons to move to the “Gateway to the West.”
Here’s a look at what you can get for $800,000 in St. Louis:
Compton Heights - $789,000
This historic 1929 brick home has been fully restored with more than $630,000 in renovations.
The 4,689-square-foot house includes three bedrooms, four bathrooms and one half-bath, according to the listing with Adam Briggs of RE/MAX.
The home includes historic touches such as crown molding, a rounded staircase, an oversized living room fireplace and a bar in the finished basement. The bright kitchen includes a center island with double ovens and a cooktop. Each bedroom includes an en suite bathroom, and the master suite also includes a walk-in closet with laundry.
An upstairs bonus room connects to a balcony overlooking the grassy, 0.36-acre property. A third-floor flex room also includes a full bathroom and a walk-in closet.
The property is in a green historic neighborhood centrally located near downtown St. Louis as well as parks, dining and entertainment.
Town and Country - $755,000
This 2016 home features modern comforts and high-tech upgrades.
The 3,520-square-foot residence includes five bedrooms, four bathrooms and one half-bath, according to the listing with Debbie Dutton of Coldwell Banker Realty.
The traditional home is located in a suburban subdivision west of St. Louis.
It includes an open floor plan with a two-story gathering room and fireplace, an upstairs media room, a “decorator quality” kitchen and French doors connecting to the dining room, which overlooks a pond. The spacious master bath includes a tub and a glass walk-in shower.
Davis Place - $714,900
This large updated duplex is located within walking distance of a shopping district and a mall, major corporate headquarters, parks and a train connecting to downtown St. Louis.
The 3,018-square-foot home includes four bedrooms, three bathrooms and one half-bath, according to the listing with Jeff Winer of Wood Brothers Realty.
Originally built in 1935, the home has been updated for modern tastes with a new kitchen and clean, white bathrooms. It also features arched entryways, hardwood floors, built-in bookcases and two fireplaces.
The master suite has been updated with an en suite bathroom and a dressing room-like walk-in closet.