7351 Wellington Avenue St Louis MO
Offered for sale at $280000, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, 2 car garage
A quality renovation gives this 1922 classic University City brick 2 story a new life. It is located in the popular Musick Subdivision which is a neighborhood of pride. They have an active neighborhood Association and have a summer “street fair” by blocking off the streets and gathering for conversation and hot dogs.
7351 Wellington Avenue is ready to move right in. I’m trying to figure out what to show you first – I think we’ll go to the kitchen. The kitchen is all new. The floors are refinished hardwood. The counters are solid surface, the appliances are new and stainless steel. There is a center island with a spot for a couple of stools for watching the cook and drinking a cup of coffee. The room is really light and bright with natural light from the east and north. My favorite part is the farm sink with a window directly over it.
There is access from the kitchen to the lower level. There is also access via the back stairway to the second floor. Also a door leads out to a large deck . You can see the 2 car garage in the view below. The garage has an electric door opener.
There is plenty of great outdoor space for entertaining. The front porch is an old fashioned “street watching” place that is representative of the 1920’s. The yard is quite spacious and partially fenced. The grassy area beyond the garage could be a perfect place for an outdoor fireplace and patio or a playground. The driveway is being repaved once the monsoon stops.
But let’s get back to the amenities of the inside. The dining room is open to the kitchen. It is 17×12 and will accommodate a large dinner party. It has two very nice stained glass windows and the natural light comes in from the north and the west. I also need to mention the french doors that separate it from the living room.
The living room is 21×13. It features a fireplace, beautiful hardwood floors and a craftsman style stairway to the second floor.
Upstairs are three nice size bedrooms and refinished hardwood floors. The newer windows throughout the house are thermal (except basement and leaded glass). There is a full bath upstairs that is all new with a tiled tub surround. The first floor has a new half bath.
There have been many improvements that can’t be seen but actually count even more. It has new zoned HVAC (1st and 2nd floor); a new roof; new electric; new plumbing; a newer hot water heater; new gutters.
This home at 7351 Wellington in University City is within walking distance of a grocery store, Centennial Commons and best of all, Mike’s Hot Dogs. Mike’s Hot Dogs happens to make the best hamburgers in the metro area (personal opinion).
7351 Wellington Avenue is located in the municipality of University City. The City of University City was formally incorporated in September 1906 just after the World’s Fair. It’s name reflects its proximity to Washington University. In fact the city of University City is in close proximity to several universities: St Louis University, Fontbonne University and The University of Missouri St Louis in addition to Washington University.
A main attraction of University City is the Delmar Loop. It is listed nationally as a top ten destination street. It is an avante garde place where artisans have the verve to follow their dreams. The street is lined with unique shops and eateries like Blueberry Hill shown below.
University City is one of the larger municipalities in St Louis County. According to the 2010 Census the population is 35,351. The breakdown is: American Indian & Alaskan native alone – .25%; Asian alone – 4.25%; Black or African American alone – 41.09%; Native Hawaiian and other Pacific native alone – .03%; some other race alone – .94%; Two or more races – 2.67%; white alone – 50.76%.
University City has many parks and facilities for its residents which include Ruth Park Golf Course, the Heman Park Community Center, Centennial Commons Recreation Facility and Swimming Pool. In all it has 17 parks of approximately 255 acres, green space of about 34 acres, 15 play equipment areas, 15 ball diamonds, 10 soccer and football fields and 2 ponds.
7351 Wellington has a walk score of 62. However, it is walkable to a couple of grocery stores and restaurants. Heman Park, Millar Park and Rabe Park are all within walking distance. It is only a 9 minute walk to the Delmar Loop. It is bikeable to Forest Park.
7351 Wellington Avenue is 24 minutes by car to downtown St. Louis. It is an 8 minute commute to the Clayton business district. It is easy access to the airport and major highway arteries. It is 2 blocks from bus lines. For more information, click here to get more detailed information.
7352 Wellington Avenue is in the University City School District: Jackson Park Elementary School, Brittany Woods Middle School and University City High School. They have a dynamic new superintendent, Dr. Sharonica Hardin-Bartley.
Jackson Park Elementary School is the assigned elementary school. It currently has 308 students and the student/teacher ratio is 12.3. It is located at 7400 Balson. The phone number is 314-290-4451. Other resources: Niche, Great Schools
Brittany Woods Middle School in the University City School District includes grades 6-8. It currently has 577 students. The student/teacher ratio is 11.9. The school is located at 8125 Groby Road and the phone number is 314-290-4280. They have a new principal, Grace Lee, starting on July 1. Other resources: Niche, Great Schools, Schooldigger
University City High School offers education for grades 9 through 12. It currently has 746 students. The student/teacher ratio is 13.0. It is located at 7401 Balson. The phone number is 314-290-4100. Other resources: Schooldigger, Niche, Great Schools
The Julia Goldstein Early Childhood Center is part of the University School District. It offers classes for Pre-K. Their phone number is 314) 721-2965. The address is 737 Kingsland Ave
University City, MO 63130
The Lieberman Learning Center the center serves high school students at risk of leaving school without a diploma. Two distinct alternative programs are housed at the Lieberman Center: the Alternative School Program, a credit recovery program and the Missouri Option Plus Program, a dropout prevention program. Facebook
This is a partial list of private schools in University City. Surrounded by universityies, the residents of University City are very interested in and proud of the education of their children.
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