22 Taylor Place Drive
Fee Simple Town Home Offered at $475,000
Flexible and open floor plan
22 Taylor Place Drive is all about location. The current family moved here from the loft district 8 years ago. At the time they were reluctant to leave the convenience of downtown but that only lasted a minute. They are in love with this location and feel like it is the best in the Central West End. They are moving for more space.
The stylish first floor living room has a wood burning marble fireplace and hardwood floors. The comfortable private stone patio has afternoon shade but nice sun for a morning cup of coffee. The living room is open to a separate dining room with a wet bar and hardwood floors. There are leaded art glass windows and transoms scattered throughout the unit.
The current owners have the spacious kitchen set up for casual family gatherings. The upscale (Dakor) appliances are stainless. Updates include a new faucet in 2015, dishwasher in 2016 and microwave in 2017. There are silestone counters, tile flooring and a walk-in pantry. The balcony is convenient for grilling.
The second floor at 22 Taylor Place is a flexible floor plan. Many of the neighbors use the den as the sleeping area and turn the larger room into a family room. The den/library has custom built-ins. The larger room has a balcony and a gas fireplace. The attached bathroom has a double vanity and double closets. The “bath” room has beautiful stained glass and a separate tub and shower.
The third floor has 2 large guest bedrooms with ample closet space. There is a jack-n-jill bath. A skylight lights up the stairwell on the third floor. There is a balcony for overlooking the park-like common area.
The unit has a 2 car basement garage and a storage room. Access is gated and there are are two openers. The unit has zoned heating and air conditioning. Both air conditioners were replaced in 2015. There is a new furnace in 2017. a new venting system in 2018 and a new water heater in 2017. The association installed a new 20-year top roof in 2015 and rear roofs in 2017.
A unique feature of the Taylor Place development is the park-like common area for use of all residents. Also, there are 12 extra parking spaces for the use of guests and owners
In addition to the comforts of 22 Taylor Place Drive, the location is what is a true drawing card for the quality of life here. The Central West End is eclectic, cosmopolitan and “bohemian-chic”. It is pedestrian friendly and continues to be a favorite neighborhood for dining, entertainment and shopping. (For more information about the Central West End.)
The commute by car to downtown is 11 minutes. The walk score is 84. Most errands are walkable. The Metrolink is .7 miles from the townhouse so taking in a Cardinal game can be decided on the spur of the moment. The Gateway Arch and the arch grounds are another St Louis attraction for the whole family easily accessible from the Central West End.
Or enjoy the day at our award winning Forest Park. It’s within a short walk. Take in a production at the outdoor theatre (The Muny)
Within one block is The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis and the home of the World Chess Hall of Fame. The Chess Club is an educational organization giving private lessons but also promoting the educational value of chess through community outreach.
People who have visited the beautiful mosaics of the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis have compared it to the finest churches of Europe.
There is not a shortage of high quality schools in the CWE. The Metro Academic and Classical High School, a St Louis Public School Magnet School, is located at 4015 Mcpherson Ave on the eastern edge of the CWE. Metro ranked number 1 in the state of Missouri in 2013. Also located in the CWE is the new St Louis the King Elementary School. This school includes grads kindergarten through grade 8 and is open to any child. It is located on the campus of the Basilica. Click here for a list of more schools located in the Central West End.
New City School is located at 5209 Waterman. It includes children from age three through 6th grade. Crossroads College Preparatory School at 500 DeBaliviere accommodates grades 7th through 12. St Louis University High School, a Jesuit high school for boys was founded in 1818. It educates young men from 9th through 12th grades. It is located at 4970 Oakland Avenue (Go Billikens!).