Mississippi Place - Townhomes for Sale in Lafayette Square

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Real Estate Agent with PREA Signature Realty - www.preasignaturerealty.com

LOOKING FOR A TOWNHOME FOR SALE IN LAFAYETTE SQUARE? 

Mississippi Place, a new home community in Lafayette Square, offers attached townhomes with old world charm and contemporary finishes across the street from Lafayette Park.  There are two floor plans to meet your needs - the Victorian Parlor and the Lafayette Manor House.  Currently, there are six townhomes remaining - priced from $399,000.

PRIME LOCATION MEANS QUICK RESALE AND APPRECIATING PRICES

There is an old adage in the real estate business - location, location, location.  Well, location does matter.  The townhomes at Mississippi Place are located across the street from the main entrance to Lafayette Park and offer great park views.  A good location does matter.  Homes that are located in great locations in good neighborhoods offer:

  • Price Stability
  • Appreciating Home Value
  • Increased Public Exposure
  • Shortened Marketing Times

In today's market, one should consider potential resale and market value.  When it comes to location, there is none better than the townhomes for sale at Mississippi Place with their stunning views of Lafayette Park.

ELEGANT LIVING - OLD WORLD CHARM WITH CONTEMPORARY FINISHES

The Victorian Parlor Model Offers the Following Standards and Options:

  • Exterior Facade:  Brick / Dryvit EFIS with exterior drain system (where noted on plans).  Energy efficient insulation.
  • Front Entry:  Solid wood entry door with mail slot, deadbolt lock and transom. Architectural      columns and/or ceramic tile in foyer (where noted on plans).
  • Parlor:  Hardwood floors. Fireplace and wood mantle. Above-mantle wiring for cable/satellite    television. Built-in bookcases (upgrade). Crown molding. Coat closet.
  • First Floor Powder Room:  First floor laundry with exterior vent. Half-bath powder room.     Ceramic tile floor. 
  • First Floor Stairs:  Hardwood stairs with painted risers.
  • Kitchen:  Ceramic tile floor (Upgrade-hardwood floor). 3 cabinet options. Cabinet layouts will vary based on unit, location of windows and cabinets selected (Upgrade-wine rack). Black   Maytag dishwasher, gas stove and microwave with hood vent (Upgrade-stainless steel JennAir). Granite countertops (Base-Grade A, Upgrade-Grade B). Stainless double bowl sink with       disposal. Pendant lighting. Under cabinet lighting (Upgrade-over cabinet lighting).
  • Living Room/Dining Room:  Hardwood floors. Fireplace and wood mantle. Above-mantle    wiring for cable/satellite television. Crown molding.
  • Master Suite and Bathroom Areas:  Premium carpet and pad (master bedroom). Ceiling fan.  Walk-in closet. Juliette balcony. Ceramic tile (bathroom). Jacuzzi soaking tub (Upgrade-whirlpool jets) and separate shower with glass enclosure and ceramic tile surround. 3 ceramic tile surround options (Base-12x12 tiles, Upgrade 1-brick style, Upgrade 2-x8 tile). Granite countertops (Base-Grade A, Upgrade-Grade B). Under mount sinks. Crown molding (upgrade).
  • Second Floor Stairs:  Carpeted stairs.
  • Third Floor Bath:  Jack-n-Jill bathroom with entry from hall. Granite countertops with under mounted sink. Tub with ceramic tile surround. Ceramic tile floor.
  • Third Floor Guest Room:  Premium carpet and pad. Walk-in closet.
  • Energy Efficiency:  Double-pane thermal wood windows with easy to clean removable sashes.    R-30 ceiling insulation. R-13 wall insulation. Energy efficient gas furnace, gas water heater and  central air.
  • Cabinets:  Manufacturer-Quality Cabinets. Base-Bristol (Maple). Upgrade 1-Hancock (Maple). Upgrade 2-Jamestown (Maple).
  • Lighting:  $1,000 lighting allowance from Metro Lighting.
  • Other:  Oversized 2-car garage; deck (upgrade); and poured concrete basement with option for basement buildout.

CASUAL LIFESTYLE

Mississippi Place is located just South of Downtown St. Louis and minutes from Downtown St. Louis or Clayton in the historic Lafayette Square neighborhood.  Here are some of the benefits of this great location:

  • Public Transportation - Located on the Convention Center bus line and within walking distance of the Metro Station at Union Station
  • Interstate Highways - Central Location with Easy Access to Highways 44, 55, 64 and 70
  • Hospitals - Minutes from St. Louis University Hospital, Barnes-Jewish and the Washington University Medical Campus
  • Universities- Short drive to the college campus of St. Louis University, Harris Stowe State College, Fontbonne, Webster University, Washington University, and the St. Louis College of Pharmacy
  • Arts and Entertainment - Short drive to Grand Arts District, Fox Theatre, CitiGarden, Washington Avenue Clubs, The Landing, and Soulard
  • Restaurants- Walking Distance to Lafayette Square restaurants such as Vin de Set, 1111, Ricardo's, 33 Wine Bar, Bailey's Chocolate Bar, Arcelia's, Sqwires, and more
  • Dog Park- Soulard •Park - Walking Distance to Lafayette Park
  • Neighborhood Events- House Tour, Christmas Parlor Tour, Summer Concert Series, Movies in the Park, Tour de Lafayette Bike Race, Perfectos Baseball, Health and Wellness Fair, and Much More
  • Farmer's Market- Walking Distance to Soulard Market
  • Fitness - Fitness trails in Lafayette Park, bike lanes on Park and Lafayette, and short walk or run to local fitness clubs
  • Airport - 16 miles to Lambert St. Louis International Airport

Mississippi Place offers stunning views of Lafayette Park urban lofts in an established, fashionable neighborhood.  Lafayette Square is not only a great neighborhood - it is also a great investment with over 15 years of median price increases.  Even in 2008, Lafayette Square experienced an 8% median price increase.  As important, Lafayette Square offers a great, new lifestyle. Whether you enjoy reading a book, having a class of wine or walking treelined streets looking at great examples of Victorian architecture, Lafayette Square has something for everyone.

Interested in purchasing a townhome in Lafayette Square?  Contact Ryan Shaughnessy at PREA Signature Realty at 314-971-4381.

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PREA Signature Realty is a full service brokerage located at 1709 Park Avenue in the Lafayette Square neighborhood of the City of St. Louis.  PREA Signature proudly serves the following city neighborhoods:  Lafayette Square, Soulard, Benton Park, Benton Park West, Downtown Loft District, Forest Park Southwest, Central West End, Tower Grove East, Tower Grove South, Compton Heights, Shaw, The Hill, Dogtown, Carondelet, Holly Hills, St. Louis Hills, Dutchtown, and the Other Historic Neighborhoods of the City of Saint Louis, Missouri. 

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Lenn Harley
Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate - Leesburg, VA
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Ths hottest selling homes in my market area, DC/MD/Northern VA is Arlington VA, urban highrises within walking distance to Metro.

We sold one this weekend that was a 750 sq. ft. with a view of the city for $500,000.

 

Sep 13, 2009 09:57 PM #1
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Susan Brown
Keller Williams NE, Kingwood Texas (Humble & Atascocita too) - Kingwood, TX

These are darling townhomes.  And what a location!  Your video was well put together.  I also liked the way you listed features by room and your lifestyle feature list was interesting as well.  Thanks!

Sep 14, 2009 12:42 AM #2
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Debbie Aldrich
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Ryan, These metro condos are becoming popular here too.  It looks like you'll get these all sold soon.

Sep 14, 2009 02:40 AM #3
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Ryan Shaughnessy
PREA Signature Realty - www.preasignaturerealty.com - Saint Louis, MO
Broker/Attorney - Your Lafayette Square Real Estate Partner

Lenn - We have very few high rise communities.  However, these townhomes look like they are starting to move as some buyers are coming back to the higher ends of the market.  Sold 1 off this video post to our website.  Not bad - 1 sale even before this was on YouTube.com.

Susan - It seems that things along the park are starting to move again so it is a good sign.  Thanks for the comment.  We try to provide as much information as we can because we are in a competitive market.

Debbie - These are actually fee simple attached townhomes in a PUD as opposed to a condominium.  However, the townhomes do have facade agreements and do have joint maintenance that make them low maintenance and give them the feel of condo style community living.

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Ryan what a great presentation for these condos!  All three plans look like just what buyers are looking for today.  They have a great flair to them.  I love that there's a dog park within walking distance - very important for condo owners!

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Ryan,

This is a very nice presentation and one that is sure to get buyers attention.

Sep 14, 2009 11:29 AM #6
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Ryan Shaughnessy
PREA Signature Realty - www.preasignaturerealty.com - Saint Louis, MO
Broker/Attorney - Your Lafayette Square Real Estate Partner

Pamela - These are fee simple townhomes and thanks for the compliment.  We are looking for some buyers to close out this project.  We just sold 1 via this video that we posted on YouTube so the investment in time seems to be worth it.

Don - Thanks.  We are trying to incorporate more video into our blogging and social network marketing.  Some people won't read - but they will watch.  This is a baby step - photos and video in the same platform.  We are experimenting with different video platforms.  I will be doing a post on onetruemedia.com soon.

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