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Lake St. Louis is a planned community and suburb of St. Louis. Initially, developers thought it would be a weekend retreat for those seeking a lakeside get-away, but it evolved into a true residential community as plans matured. Lake St. Louis is a thriving suburb nestled between I-70 and I-64 with around 14,000 residents who enjoy some of the best amenities, including two private lakes, shopping, dining, and endless outdoor activities.
Real Estate for Sale in Lake St. Louis
So what makes Lake St Louis one of the most highly sought-after communities in the Metro St Louis area? First, it’s the waterfront living. Waterfront property on either the smaller 85-acre Lake St Louise or the larger 625 acres of the big lake starts at around $280,000 and can exceed $1,000,000 for estate-style living. With direct access to the water, there’s no better way to experience what Lake St. Louis has to offer. Waterfront properties primarily consist of single-family homes. Some have been updated inside and out to the latest styles and features, while others reflect their original character and provide an opportunity for buyers to customize to match their taste and lifestyle.
While generally not on waterfront lots, potential buyers looking for a brand new home will find numerous options available starting in the low $200’s and ranging to the mid $500’s and beyond, depending on the options selected. A variety of the region’s top builders are constructing new homes and subdivisions in Lake St Louis.
Over 8,600 residents live within the Lake Saint Louis Community Association, whose tagline is, “It’s more than a community...it’s a lifestyle”. The Community Association is home to a limited number of residences privileged to enjoy access to private amenities, like a fitness center, an 18,000 square foot clubhouse with a restaurant/bar, 9-hole golf course, tennis courts, pools, marinas, and secluded beaches.
Association members enjoy special events, like the Blessing of the Fleet, 4th of July celebration with outstanding fireworks over the lake, and waterski shows. Kids can take part in junior golf, the swim team, junior tennis, and the waterski club, to name a few. If you like to fish, the two lakes in this community are the perfect places to relax and enjoy. Kayak rentals are also available to experience the lake at a slower pace.
Heritage of Hawk Ridge is a 55+ retirement community in Lake St. Louis. It’s a single-family home community with properties in the $250,000+ range. Some neighborhoods with homes for sale in the Lake St. Louis area include Preston Woods and Shady Creek.
Living in Lake St. Louis
Plentiful shopping options exist near Lake St Louis. The Meadows Outdoor Mall is packed full of exciting things to do and delicious eateries. This outdoor mall is a fun gathering place for people to enjoy concerts and events, as well as take in some fabulous boutique and retail chain shopping.
Every Saturday morning during the growing season, The Meadows hosts a farmers and artists market. To support local businesses within the Lake St. Louis community, they host events, holiday markets, and more. For all the details, check their website!
Lake St. Louis is privileged to be in one of the best school districts in the state. The Wentzville School District has a number of elementary, middle and high schools serving Lake St Louis. Eight private schools teach preschool and elementary students. There are no post-secondary institutions in the Lake St. Louis community, but St. Charles Community College, Lindenwood University and Maryville University, to name a few, are within a short drive.
The Heritage of Hawk Ridge Golf Course is a wonderful community for those ready to downsize and enjoy an active lifestyle. This 55+ community features a 10,000 square foot clubhouse with a ballroom, 9-hole par-3 public golf course, pro shop and grill, swimming pool, tennis and bocce ball courts and a variety of clubs and groups to join. Many of the residents travel on golf carts throughout the community and many homes have incredible golf course views.
The Lake Forest Golf & Country Club is located in the middle of the Lake St Louis community and has an 18-hole course that sprawls over 130 acres with some of the best views in the community. Membership is required to access this course. The country club also offers swimming, pickleball, and special events. Members can use the facilities to host their private events, as well.
Lake St. Louis has numerous outdoor activities, ideal for their residents who wish to live a healthy, active lifestyle. With an active Parks and Recreation department sponsoring adult and child sports leagues like Fall Baseball/Softball (by team registration only), Fall Pre-K/Kindergarten Soccer, and community projects, there’s always something in which to participate.
Among the four parks maintained by the City of Lake St. Louis is Zachary’s Playground. It’s a fully accessible playground built in honor of a young boy named Zachary, whose parents championed the building of accessible play for all-abled children. Along with the playground is a half-mile walking trail surrounding a lake with a picnic pavilion and a splash pad open during the summer months.
Additional fun events include concerts at Windjammer where boats can anchor, and guests can listen to the show from the water, the Lake St. Louis Triathlon, and Adult Day Trips that include sightseeing tours, historic tours, and more.