Welcome to Des Peres
Active, central location for fitness-oriented residents
At the crux of Interstate 270 and Route 100, Des Peres is a small community located just west of downtown St. Louis. It’s the perfect spot for go-getting individuals to thrive, as there’s a very strong park and recreation system for all types of activities. Be it running, hiking, dance classes, swimming, sports courts, and more. So if you want a community as active as you, Des Peres might be the perfect place for you!
In Des Peres, you’ll find a variety of properties, from single-family homes to sprawling estates, each adorned with lush greenery and large yards. Most homes are within walking distance to several activity hubs, such as parks, recreation centers, and fitness centers, to make your active lifestyle easier to achieve. Be it your first home or fifth, Des Peres does a fantastic job of ensuring there’s something for everyone.
What to Love
• Centrally located to downtown St. Louis
• Access to Parkway School District and Kirkwood School District
• Park and fitness-oriented community with multiple facilities
While the residents in Des Peres like to get outside and be active, this rural community is still a peaceful haven to relax and unwind in. It’s ideal for families wanting daytime adventures and restful evenings or young couples wishing to enjoy the entire day outside before settling in for the rest of the night. Des Peres is the perfect blend of on-the-go and laid-back that so many people crave, and you’re sure to love this area.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
No one does rustic, upscale dining like Three Kings Pub, where you’ll sample craft beers and dig into pub food. With vegetarian and vegan options, it’s the perfect location to meet up with friends to grab a bite. For specialty margaritas and unreal Tex-Mex, Rosalita's Cantina is serving up some of the most creative dishes and drinks. Take your food outside on the patio and cheers to the evening with friends, and make sure to check out their weekly specials to get the best deals.
When living in Des Peres, finding your favorite place to shop has never been easier. You’ll be living right beside the West County Center, a large shopping mall packed with specialty stores, brand-name stores, and a large food court. You can spend the entire day weaving in and out of the different stores, take lunch breaks at the food court, and then end on a high note at one of several eateries that dish up delectable treats.
Things to Do
If there’s one thing Des Peres knows how to do well, it’s fitness. The Lodge is no exception, with its fitness center for weight training, indoor and outdoor pools for both exercise and leisure, and a wave pool and water slide for kids to have all-day fun. If you’re looking to build your community, there’s no better place than the family-friendly Greenbriar Hills Country Club, an award-winning 18-hole golf club with excellent dining and service, as well as a clubhouse. It’s perfect for taking your kids to, as there’s a swimming pool and summer programs to enroll them in.
Going to parks is an inevitability if you buy a home in Des Peres since there are so many for you to walk or jog to. And first up is Des Peres Park, where you can explore multiple trails, walk along the lake, or play a friendly game of tennis. Another fantastic park to check out is Sugar Creek Park, with excellent walking paths for you and your furry companion to explore and a unique rock playground for your kids to climb.
Midway Hollow is home to some excellent educational opportunities, which include:
• Westchester Elementary School, K-5
• St. Clement School, K-8
• St. Paul's Lutheran School, K-8
• North Kirkwood Middle School, 6-8
• Kirkwood High School, 9-12