5954 Enright Avenue located in the West End neighborhood of St Louis City
Offered for sale at $199000 with 5 bedrooms and 2 full baths
5954 Enright Avenue is situated on a cul-de-sac street of well-kept homes. It is one block north of the Delmar Loop. It is walkable to shops and restaurants. It is a neighborhood of mostly older homes. This neighborhood is also walkable to Forest Park and the Central West End. Walkscore.com ranks it very walkable at 75 out of 100 and bikeable at 62 out of 100.
The entry of this home is very spacious. So much so that the current occupants are using the entrance as a dining room. The actual dining room of the home is 14×14 and works out well with the current occupants as a family room.
The gracious living room has the charm of a home built in 1911. The tax records show 1900 square feet but that does not include the third floor which has 2 bedrooms and a full bath. The first floor has new hardwood floors throughout. The hardwood floors on the 2nd floor have been refinished and the third floor is partially carpeted with some pine floors exposed.
The kitchen has a newer ceramic tile floor, newer granite countertops, and a new gas range. It is large enough for eating in. It also walks out to a back porch.
This home has many other updates. The current owners wanted to keep as much of the original style of the house as possible. The roof is clay tile. In April of 2014, the existing roof tiles were removed and a new under-layment was installed. All of the unbroken original tiles were then relaid and new tiles installed as needed, copper base and counter-ﬂashings installed, lead ﬂange installed . The work was done by Kirberg Roofing. Other related work was done to the roof at this time.This roof got a whole new life. In June of 2012, .032 gauge aluminum seamless K style gutters and downspouts were installed.
The exterior was power washed and painted in 2013. The garage roof was installed in 2015 as well as a new rear entry door.
5% grant available for Washington University employees and students
Currently there is a Washington University employer assisted housing program in place for eligible employees and students which applies to homes in this neighborhood. The grant is 5% of the purchase price of the home. To get the grant you must use one of the approved lenders and work at least 20 hours per week at Washington University. The Washington University website has contact information.
Cornerstone Mortgage has this wonderful mortgage available which may be a perfect fit for the buyer of this home at 5954 Enright Ave. Contact Paul Turin at 314-706-1330 for details
5954 Enright Avenue is in an area that qualifies for down payment assistance money. It does not require that you be a first time buyer but there are some additional qualifiers. Please contact me for additional details.
5954 Enright is in The West End neighborhood which is defined by Page Boulevard on the north, Union Boulevard on the East, Delmar Boulevard on the South and the St Louis City limits on the West. The neighborhood is home to the Emmanuel DeHodiamont House, one of the two oldest houses in St. Louis. The West End neighborhood is currently experiencing some popularity among young families for affordable living.
The Loop Trolley route is 1 block south. It is completed just waiting for the third trolley to be operational. Once complete, neighbors will be able to jump on the trolley to get to Forest Park and the History Museum (and its summer concerts) and get to Provisions grocery store and many restaurants and shops.
Okay now you can’t ask for a much better location for taking advantage of public transportation in St Louis. 5954 Enright Ave is 0.1 mile from the Metrolink Red Line and0.6 miles for the Metrolink Blue Line. It is within 0.1 mile from 4 bus routes – 16 City Limits, 2 Red, 97 Delmar and 91 Olive.
The public school is the St Louis Public Schools. The schools that are assigned to 5954 Enright are Hamilton Elementary Community Ed, Langston Middle and Sumner High. There are also many charter and magnet schools to choose from in St Louis City as well as private schools.