5677 Waterman Blvd in Skinker-DeBaliviere
Only $1250/month, renter pays gas and electric
If you are among the artsy or quaint, this stylish 2 bedroom furnished apartment in the vibrant Skinker-DeBaliviere neighborhood would be a good home base. And it’s ezy-pzy because the original art work and contemporary furnishings are there for you.
The unit is on the third floor, has windows in every room. There is a deck off the dining room and a Juliette balcony in the living room.
The public spaces have hardwood floors.The kitchen has a custom tiled backsplash and pot rack, granite counters, dishwasher, electric stove, pots and pans and dishes. The dining room includes a table and 4 chairs, the living room has a sofa/futon, coffee table, side tables and a side chair and ottoman. Original artwork in the public areas adds panache and style.
There is a storage room in the basement and assigned parking for 1 car in a secured lot.
The unit is near Washington University, Barnes Hospital, Forest Park, CWE, Delmar Loop and Metro stops. There is new construction about a block away that is going to include some retail including a grocery store.
Skinker DeBaliviere Neighborhood
There is a lot of opportunity for neighborliness in Skinker-DeBaliviere. The neighborhood has a great diversity in demographics. There are an abundance of Washington University students and professors. There are some homes in the area that are owned by the third generation of Skinkerites.
St Roch’s Church and School are a great attraction for young families. Grace Methodist Church and New Cote Brilliante Church of God are also in the neighborhood. Young and old love to be a part of the area. Click here for more information about the Skinker-DeBaliviere neighborhood.
Forest Park is definitely within walking distance, as are the Delmar Loop and Washington University. There are many restaurants in the area. Joe’s Cafe is a neighborhood gathering spot. It is a live music venue with a wild and crazy decor (you must go to the garden). Joe’s is open on Thursday evenings. United Provisions, which just opened on Delmar, is a grocery store that is within walking distance. The Delmar Loop is nearby and offers miscelaneous retail shops, dining and a grocery store.
The www.walkscore.com rating is 61 but I think that is low. 5677 Waterman Boulevard is a four minute walk from the MLB MetroLink Blue Line and the MLR MetroLink Red Line at the FOREST PARK METROLINK STATION stop.
The neighborhood association offices at 6008 Kingsbury Avenue. There are events throughout the year in Skinker-DeBaliviere which are usually held at the Gregory Freeman Park at the corner of DesPeres and Kingsbury.
The St Louis Public Elementary School for this neighborhood is Hamilton Elementary School located at 5819 Westminster Place. Langston Middle School is the SLPS for grades 6-8 and is located at 5511 Wabada Avenue. Sumner High School is the SLPS high school which is located at 4268 W Cottage Ave.
The Collegiate School of Medicine and Bioscience is located at 450 Des Peres in the Skinker DeBaliviere Neighborhood. It is a SLPS magnet school for 9-1lth graders. St Louis Charter Schools (click here for a complete list of charter schools in StL) are also available for city students.
Private schools in the neighborhood include the St Roch Catholic Elementary School which is for kindergarden through 8th grade. Crossroads College Preparatory school for grades 7 through 12 is located at 500 DeBaliviere. New City School offers academics for pre-school through 6th grade. It is located at 5209 Waterman Boulevard. For a more comprehensive list of schools located in the area click here.
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