Janet McAfee: The Top 5 Luxury Real Estate Sales of 2019

Janet McAfee: The Top 5 Luxury Real Estate Sales of 2019

As 2020 rapidly approaches, we took a look back at the top luxury real estate sales at Janet McAfee over the last year. With so many immaculate options, we narrowed it down to the top five listed below — totaling over $17 million in combined sales.

The Top 5 Luxury Real Estate Sales of 2019

1. 9847 Litzsinger Road, Ladue

Listed By: Wayne Norwood and Ben Patton
Sale Price: $5,150,000
Square Footage: 11,208
Acres: 3.4
Number of Bedrooms and Bathrooms: 5 beds, 9 baths
This splendorous estate was created to mirror the alluring 18th-century castles of France’s Loire Valley. Selected by KDSK TV-5 for its exceptional design, the tree-lined property offers extreme privacy at 3.4 acres of land. Just a few of its affluent selling features include a vented cigar lounge, gaming room, wine cellar, gym, and a soundproof main-level theater.

2. 564 Barnes Road, Ladue

Listed By: The Kirk Holton Team
Sale Price: $3,700,000
Square Footage: 8,850
Acres: 1.95
Number of Bedrooms and Bathrooms: 7 beds, 9 baths
Decor by Marshall Watson NYC, this charming Georgian Colonial is a two-story masterpiece located in St. Louis Country Club Grounds. Welcomed by a sweeping entry staircase, the home features painted murals, vaulted ceilings, detailed millwork and archways, a custom bar, and more. Not to mention the resplendent outdoor patio and a pool perfect for those Missouri summer nights. It’s the definition of true elegance!

3. Carter's Grove Court, Ladue

Listed By: Julie Lane
Sale Price: $2,900,000
Square Footage: 9,378
Acres: 3
Number of Bedrooms and Bathrooms: 7 beds, 9 baths
The previous owners of this opulent two-story home invested over $2.5 million in renovations, leaving no detail behind. It has an updated pool, pool house, outdoor patio with a fireplace and fire features, new luxury baths, and more. The seamless layout makes it perfect for both family time and entertaining — and with three acres of luscious land, it provides ultimate privacy.

4. 5 Rutherford Lane, Town & Country

Listed By: Wayne Norwood and Ben Patton
Sale Price: $2,790,000
Square Footage: 6,900
Acres: 1.02
Number of Bedrooms and Bathrooms: 5 beds, 8 baths 
Selected by Architectural Digest as one of Saint Louis' most distinctive properties, this 1.5-story custom English Country Manor was designed by the nationally acclaimed McAlpine architects. The bedrooms are en-suite, with heated, wide plank ash floors and walk-in closets. Not to mention a chef’s kitchen with two walk-in pantries for food prep, a full gym and office, and a Baker-free form pool with natural-looking waterfalls. It truly is a world-class home!

5. 9450 Ladue Road, Ladue

Listed by: May Reay, Katherine D Driscoll
Sale Price: $2,463,590
Square footage: 7,895
Acres: 2.77
Number of Bedrooms and Bathrooms: 4 beds, 7 baths
After an extensive remodel, this historic Ladue property was transformed into a spacious and elegant New England-inspired home with modern, energy-efficient features. It also has a geothermal heating and cooling system, an artist's studio with skylights, a library with cherry wood bookcases and paneling, and ample natural light. The lower level features a media room, a dedicated workout room, and a recreation room with a wet bar. Talk about modern style and grace!
Each of these homes boasts top-notch features and finishes, rich architectural detail, and loving new owners. We can’t wait to see what next year’s top sales will be!
Janet McAfee is a recognized luxury real estate leader in the St. Louis area. For more details about careers at our boutique firm or the luxury market visit our website!

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