St. Charles


St. Charles

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 

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 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.

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.

  • 60,000
Zip Code
  • 63301, 63302, 63303, 63304

School Districts
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  • St. Charles
  • Orchard Farm
  • Francis Howell
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  • Barnes Jewish
  • St. Peters
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  • McClay Branch
  • Kathryn Linnemann Branch
  • Kisker Rd. Branch

Parks & Recreation 

  • Blanchette Park
    Features a baseball diamond, three tennis courts, fitness court, 1/2 mile jogging track, Aquatic Center, and Rau Gardens, a lovely area covered in floral splendor. Blanchette Aquatic Center is complete with two water slides, an otter slide, a children's water playground, lily pad walk, diving area, lap swimming, and more.

  • McNair Park
    Features a baseball diamond, 9 tennis courts, soccer field, and Braille Trail, a 1/4 mile figure eight trail dedicated to the blind. McNair boasts some of the most beautiful floral displays in the country. The McNair Aquatic Center features one water slide, a large children's water playground area, a lily pad walk, lap swimming and sand volleyball court.

  • Boonslick Park
    Features a tennis court and pool. The pool is a traditional rectangular swimming facility complete with a children's area and diving.

  • Wapelhorst Park
    Features two tennis courts, two sand volleyball courts, and Aquatic Center which boasts a water rapids inner tube ride, one dark underground water slide, one open waterside, a children's play area and a general swimming area.

  • Kiwanis Park 
    Features a volleyball court.

  • Fox Hill Park

  • Jaycee Park
    Features a soccer field.

  • Bales Park
    Features a soccer field.

  • Frontier Park
    Features Jaycee Stage.
  • Kister Park
    Features a gazebo.

  • Blanchette Landing
    A 20-acre area containing a public boat ramp.
  • Westwinds Park
    A neighborhood park with complete playground facilities.

  • Circle Drive Park
    A neighborhood park with complete playground facilities.
  • Berthold Square
    Neighborhood park. Serene setting with park benches and lovely trees.

  • Frenchtown Park
    Neighborhood park. Serene setting with park benches and lovely trees.


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