8877 Flamingo Ct in Brentwood Forest

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8877 Flamingo Court, Brentwood, MO 63144

Offered for sale at $185000, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath

If you are looking for a renovation that is ahead of the curve, go no further. This 2nd floor condo shines with the updates that have been done. A stone, floor-to-ceiling fireplace has been installed in the living room and is one of the first things that meets your eye as you hit the landing. Just flip the switch and you have a serene spot after the day is done. The cathedral ceiling has been covered with natural pine planks The new vinyl wood floor completes the picture.

The new kitchen has a porcelain tile back splash and flooring. The appliances are new stainless. The cabinets are a natural oak look and for a small condo have good counter space and storage.

The public space in this unit is open and great for entertaining. There is a dining area which leads to a deck for grilling and enjoying some fresh air. Notice the splashes of wall paper in this unit that add to the fun decor and trendy look. Yes indeed, wallpaper is back in style.

The bathroom has also been updated. It has a new floating vanity, a heat light and porcelain floors. The new front-loading, full-size laundry is in the hallway. The two bedrooms have new carpeting. Uhoh, I almost forgot that it has a new l 1/2 ton AC also.

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Brentwood Forest Condominiums were built in 1950 to meet housing needs after WWII. They were originally named Audubon Park Apartments and became affectionately known as “birdland”. The development was rental until it was renovated in the early 1980’s. The amenities include two pools, a tennis court, 3 acre lake and clubhouse.

It is close to both the Clayton Business District and the Downtown Business District. It is considered very walkable by walkscore.com. It is a 17 minute walk from the MLB MetroLink Blue Line at the BRENTWOOD METROLINK STATION stop. Several grocery stores are walkable: Whole Foods, Trader Joes and Dierbergs. There are also several restaurants that are within walking distance. Guide to dining and shopping

Location

Brentwood Forest Condos are located in the city of Brentwood, MO. Brentwood is an inner-ring suburb of the St Louis Metro area with a population of 8,023. Brentwood is one of the best places to live in Missouri. Living in Brentwood offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Brentwood there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Brentwood. Adult St Louisans who grew up in Brentwood seek out homes in the area to give their families a similar quality of life.

Schools

The Brentwood Schools are really as close to the old time community schools as can be.  The enrollment is small and the children mostly walk to school and are greeted by walkers and porch sitters as they are on their way.  The stats below are from U.S. News Best High Schools.

The Brentwood Schools are usually within walking distance of the homes in Brentwood.  As a matter of fact many senior residents enjoy coffee on their front porch to greet the children as they walk to school. Mark Twain Elementary is located at 8636 Litzsinger, Brentwood MO, (314) 962-0613.  McGrath Elementary is located at 2350 St Clair Avenue, Brentwood Mo, phone (314) 962-6824. It has a student enrollment of 190 for grades K-5. Brentwood Middle School is located at 9127 White Ave, Brentwood, MO 63144, phone (314) 962-8238. The student enrollment is 156 for grades 6-8.  Brentwood High School is located at 2221 High School Dr., Brentwood, MO 63144, phone (314) 962-3837. Enrollment for grades 9 through 12 is 244.  The Brentwood Early Childhood Center is located at 1201 Hanley Industrial Court, 314-262-8521.

For more information about the Brentwood schools and private schools in the area go to www.greatschools.org or www.education.com.

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