6535 Etzel Avenue St Louis MO 63130
2 bedroom, 1 bath brick bungalow, Offered at $75000
6535 Etzel is ready, willing and able to greet its new owners. It was “new” again in 2005 which means the systems were updated. It really does have the charm of yesteryear.
The current owners have installed a new roof, added a drainage system in the basement and also added a room in the basement. The windows are thermal and tilt-in. The finished room in the lower level is great as a man-cave or a kid’s playroom.
6535 Etzel Avenue has a super covered front porch. The front door is original and has the original beveled windows. The living room has leaded glass windows, a charming fireplace mantle and an archway that leads to the spacious dining area. The main floor has hardwood floors in the living room, dining room and bedrooms.
6535 Etzel Avenue has an updated kitchen that is being sold fully equipped with a gas range, a microwave, dishwasher, and refrigerator. The back door leads to a covered porch and a fully fenced backyard and parking pad. There is also a washer and dryer being included with the home.
There are thermal tilt-in windows on the main floor except for the leaded glass windows. This home is compact and affordable.
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.
6535 Etzel Avenue is located in the northeast section of University City. It has a walk score of 60 which is considered somewhat walkable. The University City Heman Park pool and the recreation center, Centennial Commons, are within walking distance .
6535 Etzel is about 15 minutes driving to Downtown, 15 minutes to the Clayton Business District and about 20 minutes to the airport. The metrolink is .3 miles which will get you downtown or to the airport. Access to public transporation (3 buses) is within .3 miles (#2 Red, 91 Olive and ML Green Line).
Many of the residents of this area walk to The Delmar Loop where you will find eclectic shops and many ethnic and classic American style restaurants.
6535 Etzel Avenue is in the University City Public School District. Julia Goldstein Early Childhood Education Center is for every child in University City from birth to kindergarten. It offers the following programs: Parents as Teachers; Early Childhood Special Education; Title I Pre-Kindergarten; YWCA Head Start. Contact Information is 314-721-2965. The elementary school is Pershing Elementary which is a new school building and is located at the end of the block. Contact information is (314) 290-4152. The middle school is Brittany Woods Middle serving grades 6 through 8 located at 8125 Groby Road, contact 314-290-4280 University City High School is located at 7401 Balson Avenue, 314-290-4100.
Private Schools in the area include Christ the King Catholic School, Agape Academy and Child Care Center, Torah Prep School. For a list of other private schools and pre-schools in the area click this link.
University City is surrounded by academic opportunities. Washington University and Fontbonne University are on the southern border. St. Louis University is just to the east and UMSL is just to the north. Public transportation to these schools is nearby.
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