West St. Louis County offers a broad spectrum of housing
choices to suit a variety of lifestyles. The county has
everything from modestly priced homes and apartments to
sprawling country estates. Each of the communities of Ballwin,
Clarkson Valley, Ellisville, Manchester, Twin
Oaks, Valley Park, and Wildwood has its own distinctive
character that a visitor can immediately sense once in the
city. Although each one is unique, they all share the common
bond that is more than just being neighbors within the western
boundaries of St. Louis County. The area shares a strong
interest in offering positive family-oriented programs,
maintaining quality education at all levels, and building
a safe, comfortable environment where residents can live
by integrating the residential and business communities,
has been able to waive a municipal property tax for its
residents because of annual revenue generated from local
businesses. This dynamic suburb provides an array of fashionable,
well-maintained homes on large, open lots and a variety
of inviting apartment and condominium complexes.
Valley is primarily a residential community of prestigious,
beautifully designed estates set on large lots. The community
boasts a country-style atmosphere where one might see deer
wander across a road at night.
maintains a well-balanced mix of residential and business
developments. The area includes single-family homes, townhouses,
apartments, duplexes and condominiums. Lot sizes vary from
one-half to three acres. Beautiful tree-lined streets are
predominant throughout Ellisville. Parks weave through residential
and business developments of various types and sizes.
homes have maintained their architecture from the early
1900s and are bordered by a blend of modern subdivisions
and apartment complexes. Manchester has a low property tax
and provides homeowners free trash and yard waste disposal,
recycling and streetlights.
Twin Oaks is a small community with nice homes on well established,
Park is a growing residential and business community,
which offers a wide choice of quality homes.
has been designed to be mostly residential except for its
uniquely planned Town Center. The area includes single family
homes and condominiums. The city of Wildwood has chosen
to establish a traditional mixed-use planned district that
blends commerce and civic activity with a residential community.
is also a small community nestled between Ballwin &
These communities and the surrounding unincorporated areas
continue to work together to achieve well-planned economic
and residential growth while protecting the ideal quality
of life that residents have long enjoyed in West St. Louis