Resplendent. Chalet Dans les Bois, (Cottage in the Woods) built in 1925 on the Gold Coast of Ladue, is the original hitching post for the riding trails. A full decade from 2000-2010 was taken to rebuild & expand the property, entirely. All Systems, Electrical, Plumbing & Roof, new. All 3 acres leveled; elegantly recreated in exact image of a rustic French Country Manor home. Hallmarks include a massive Great Room, floor-to-ceiling windows, French doors opening to patios & terraces and a covered loggia, with vistas of pool & grounds. Palatial Master Wing encompasses a private living room, separate baths & dressing rooms. 3 additional suites complete the 2nd level. Luxe kitchen, expansive Dining Room w/ FP & Lounge/Card Room. Addtl Main Level 5th Suite flexes for alternate Main Level Master. Lower Level: Sport Court easily convertible to commercial-size movie theater or techno lounge; 1500 bottle wine room, Guest Quarters (a house-within-house: BR, BA, Kitchen, sep. entry & garage)

School Information

High School: Ladue Horton Watkins High
Middle School: Ladue Middle
Elementary School: Conway Elem.
School District: Ladue

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Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 9
Square Feet: 8,867
Year Built: 1927 (90 years)
Exterior: Brick/Stone Msn Pred

Additional Costs

Estimated Taxes: $30,148


Amenities: Private Inground Pool


Lot Size: 130,593 sq. feet (3.0 acres)
Lot Dimensions: 329x397
Garage: 3 car


Bedrooms: Possible Extra Lw Lv, Main Floor Master, Master Bdr. Suite
Master Bathroom: Double Sink, Whirlpool & Sep Shwr
Basement: Bathroom in LL, Fireplace in LL, Partially Finished, Rec/Family Area, Sleeping Area
Kitchen: Center Island, Custom Cabinetry, Eat-In Kitchen, SolidSurfaceCounter, Walk-In Pantry
Dining Room: Separate Dining


Appliances: Dishwasher, Disposal, Gas Cooktop, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Wine Cooler
Doors & Windows: 6 Panel Door(s), Atrium Door(s), Bay/Bow Window, French Door(s)
Heating: Forced Air, Zoned
Cooling: Central-Electric, Zoned
Fire Places: (6) Gas, Gas Starter Fireplc., Woodburning Fireplce
Water Heater: Gas


Water: Public
Sewer: Public


Miscellaneous: Burglar Alarm-Owned, In-Ground Sprklr Sys, Patio, Tile/Slate Roof, Utility Shed