Self-sufficient Scottish island for sale; comes with Electricity, broadband and a little post office
The 760-acre getaway is complete with a stone schoolhouse and 9 traditional cottages all for $2.3 million (or in three cheaper lots).
Stop the presses! The best escape fantasy ever is on the market and could be yours for $2.3 million, or less than the cost of this house in Ladue.
Tanera Mor is the main island of the Summer Isles, an idyllic archipelago a mile and a half off the northwest coast of Scotland near Ullapool. You want seven miles of rugged cliffs, sheltered coves and beaches? Make an offer! The island is 1.6 miles long and 1.2 miles wide, has spectacular views and sustains itself with generators and wind turbines for 24-hour electricity; plus, a freshwater treatment works.
Should you not have the means to buy the whole island, it is being offered in three lots. The first, at £700,000, includes the entire north end, and includes three houses, the cafe and the post office.
The second, at £430,000, covers the central area, including two houses and the island’s largest beach; and the third, for £820,000, includes four houses and the small islands of Eilean Mor, Eilean Beag and an unnamed tidal island.
The current owners have spent the last 15 years planting more than 164,000 native trees, providing protection to the land and sheltering once windswept paths.
Located in the popular Wynncrest neighborhood is this stunning home. With one of the largest floor plans in the neighborhood of over 5,600 square feet, the home is open and bright. The home’s hallmark is the great room, which features a beautiful gas fireplace, wet bar & curved wall of windows flooding the room with natural light.
The kitchen has 42” wood cabinets, stainless steel appliances, center island, wet bar, butler’s pantry, breakfast area & opens to a hearth room with a stone gas fireplace. Off the family room is a deck made of Brazillian Ipe wood that is perfect for entertaining. The large office features custom built-ins. The main floor master suite is has a coffered ceiling, bay window, large walk-in closet & a master bathroom with dual vanities, shower & jetted tub.
3 additional bedrooms, 2 full baths & an open crosswalk to a family room grace the upper level. The walk out basement has a roughed-in for a full bath. Main floor laundry & 3-car garage.
Located in sought-after Wilson Manor subdivision with Marquette Schools is this totally updated gem.
Gorgeous dark, oak floors- refinished in the main level & recently added on the 2nd & Lower Level. Recently painted interiors in a fresh white. It has a Formal Dining Room and a Living Room with a fabulous wood-burning fireplace. The kitchen has custom cabinets, granite counters, a center island, gas stove as well as high-end appliances. The family room has an array of beautiful windows that look onto the private backyard and has an additional gas fireplace as well as a wet bar with granite.
Upstairs you will find a large master bedroom with a balcony. The master bathroom has recently been redone and now features a jetted tub, separate shower, sky light, heated floors & marble-topped 2 sink vanity. 3 other bedrooms are on the 2nd level & another recently gutted full bath. The Lower Level has a gas fireplace, large recreation room, half bath, kitchenette, exercise room & opens to a covered patio. Laundry on the main level with an extra set in the Master Bedroom. 3-car garage.
The Ladue News Show House Starts Friday Oct. 21st!
Some of St. Louis’ most creative and celebrated interior designers are transforming 12 spaces inside the 2016 Ladue News Show House at 4388 Westminster Place, a historic property built in 1897 in the Central West End. The following previews share a behind-the-scenes look at three rooms in the Show House – the living room, the dining room, and the entry foyer, staircase landing and first-floor landing – and the designers’ visions and plans for them. The Show House will celebrate its preview party this Thursday, Oct. 20, and will open to the public on Oct. 22.
Pick up the Oct. 21, Oct. 28 and Nov. 4 issues of Ladue News for the remaining room previews in advance of the Show House’s big reveal in the Nov. 11 issue. To learn more about the Show House or to buy tickets for general admission to the Show House, click here.
Walk to your favorite restaurants, Clayton Center & Straub’s. The home has been totally renovated with an addition growing the house to 3,400 sq. ft. Living Room with gas fireplace that opens to a formal Dining Room. The kitchen features granite counters, custom wood cabinets, center island, double ovens & a gas cook-top.
You will love the large family room on the back of the house that opens to a fenced backyard with gardens, a pergola & patio. The main floor has a guest bedroom & full bath. The 2nd level features an expansive master bedroom that looks out onto the gardens. The master bathroom has a Jacuzzi tub, separate shower & a 2-sink vanity. Large walk-in closet with extra wall closets. The 2nd floor has dramatic Palladian windows, 3 additional bedrooms for a total of 5 bedrooms with walk-in closets & 2 more full baths for a total of 4 full baths. 9’ ceilings on the 2nd level. Partially finished LL with a cedar closet & walkout. 2 car garage.
2 Ellsworth was a fantastic investment opportunity in Ladue that we sold in April (Click here to see). At the time, the home was mid-renovation but had much work to be done. The current owners have completed those renovations and it looks great.