St. Charles, Missouri Real Estate

If you are looking for St. Louis real estate that is rich in architecture and filled with fun things to do, historical St. Charles is the place to be.

Settled in 1769 by Louis Blanchette and named “Les Petites Cotes,” this river town was an important location for trading and exploration. In 1804, St. Charles was the launching site for the Louis and Clark Expedition and would later serve as the first state capitol of Missouri.  The legendary Daniel Boone settled in the area, which would forever associate St. Charles as a cornerstone of the American pioneer spirit. (Historical information obtained from www.stcharlescitymo.gov.)

The explorer in everyone will enjoy the rolling hills and scenic trails of St. Charles County. A favorite of bikers and hikers alike, the Katy Trail runs through the area and along a portion of the Missouri River.  A map of strategic access points and tourism information can be found at www.bikekatytrail.org. For those that enjoy tent camping, be sure to check out the well-maintained Klondike Park, which is accessible from the trail (near Augusta) or by car on Highway 94.

A favorite of Missouri wine lovers, the area is home several vineyards. St. Charles real estate is surrounded by retail wineries like Augusta, Montelle, Mount Pleasant, Little Hills, Sugar Creek, Chandler Hill and the Yellow Farmhouse offer tastings and a selection of delicious beverages.  For a romantic getaway, bed and breakfast accommodations can also be found in a handful of towns.  DiscoverStL.com has a page dedicated to the many wonderful St. Louis area wineries.

St. Charles is strategically located near an abundance of golf courses, recreational areas and gorgeous green space.  From historical buildings to new architecture, you will find that St. Charles homes for sale are available in every size and design. Be sure to checkwww.discoverstl.com for St. Charles open houses and current listings. Click here for a video of the St. Charles area.

              
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