South St. Louis, MO - Homes for Sale and Community Info

St. Louis MO houseThe area called South St. Louis is generally defined as the neighborhoods between I-44 and the Mississippi River. These friendly communities include St. Louis Hills, Southhampton, St. Charles and Kirkwood. South St. Louis is an ideal home base for commuters, families and young professionals alike.

South St. Louis real estate offers superb location as well as competitive interest rates and robust property values. Homes are noted for their great quality and attractive designs, offering choices such as comfortable single-family homes with spacious yards, townhouses, starter homes and modern homes with excellent amenities and attractive interior designs. South St. Louis real estate can be had at the most reasonable prices in the St. Louis region, making homeownership an affordable and viable option.

History


The settlement of St. Louis was established in 1764 by French explorers and traders, and was always a major trading post and railroad hub throughout the 19th century. It was included in the Louisiana Purchase of 1803, and for many generations was the 4th largest city in the U.S. (it's now ranked 58th). St. Louis was the site of both the 1904 World's Fair and Summer Olympics.


St. Louis ArchwayParks and Recreation


South St. Louis home owners are close to St. Louis County’s wealth of parks, public spaces and scenic nature preserves. These include beautiful state parks such as Castlewood State Park, and the idyllic Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge, a great place for fishing, hiking, biking and other outdoor activities.

Attractions and Activities


Residents here are just a leisurely drive from St. Louis’ premier attractions, including the Busch Gardens, the St. Louis Art Museum, the St. Louis Zoo and the world-famous Gateway Arch. Six Flags St. Louis is fun for the whole family, and Ted Drewes is an iconic neighborhood stop for regional favorites like St. Lous thin-crust pizza and its signature butter cake. Other nearby attractions include Babler State Park, Castlewood State Park, the windmill-design Bevo Mill restaurant, and the fascinating Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site.



Bevo MillEvents


South St. Louis has all the action of any major U.S. city - concerts, professional sports, street fairs, festivals and much more. A few noteworthy items on the calendar are St. Louis Blues Week, held every spring to celebrate the city's unique jazz and blues history (Miles Davis was born here). The St. Louis Marathon and Family Fitness Weekend is a series of serious and fun runs that take you past the city's landmarks. Major league sports fans have the NFL Rams, NHL Blues and baseball's Cardinals to root for.

South St. Louis: A Convenient and Friendly Place to Live


South St. Louis homes for sale are perfect for families, recent college graduates and just about everyone else in between. Call South St. Louis agent Jim Potterfield, 314-504-3212, today for the best deals on the market. With its acclaimed public schools and charming homes for sale, South St. Louis is one of the most desirable places to live in the region.
Jim Potterfield
Jim Potterfield
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