Historic House Listings

Another grand staircase! 6,000 square feet in Missouri. $595,000

January 3, 2024

Another grand staircase! This is a big house with 6,000 square feet. The “Chateau” was built in 1902. It is located on .51 acres in Saint Joseph, Missouri. The house features double front doors, grand staircase, beautiful mantels, exposed beams, wide baseboards, crown moulding, french doors, beautiful light fixtures  and leaded glass windows. There are fruit trees on the property. Eight bedrooms, five bathrooms and 6,000 square feet. $595,000

Contact the Ramseier Group with Keller Williams KC North: 816-262-8077

From the Zillow listing:


Welcome to the Chateau, a unique historic mansion in the historically significant city of St. Joseph. This 6,000 sf home stands alone on almost half an acre at the head of the block. Built in 1910 by a wealthy local merchant, the Chateau features a full basement & 3 stories of living space. There are 8 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, 4 fireplaces, 3 HVAC zones, 2 laundry rooms, 2 water heaters, and 3 electric panels. Entering the grand foyer, you’ll see a gorgeous, marble fireplace, a 1”-thick marble tile floor, hand-painted beamed ceiling, & a breath-taking curved marble staircase that leads to a sunroom w/ leaded glass windows. The stately living & dining rooms are perfect for entertaining. There’s a butler’s pantry w/ wine fridge, convection oven & a modern kitchen w/ walk-in pantry, gas stovetop. Notice the beautiful French doors throughout w/ their cremone bolts & huge brass hinges. The Juliet balconies on the 2nd floor are to die-for! There are blooms almost year-round – peonies, hydrangeas, irises, dahlias, strawberries, raspberries, a peach tree, a cherry tree and an apple tree. In the fenced back yard, the super-tall mature trees provide abundant shade. There’s a firepit & a gazebo that would make a great bar. The adjacent carriage house has parking for 2 vehicles & plenty of storage space. There is an 800 s.f. framed-out man cave/workshop upstairs. Sewer & electric in place. There are 2 off-street parking slabs, one suitable for an RV. Over $130K in improvements have been made to the home in the past year incl new paint, refinished floors, remodeled bathrooms, custom screens, new electrical, plumbing, AC, frig, lighting. Although located in a historic district, there are no architectural restrictions. Currently the home is leased to traveling medical personnel. Previously occupied for 20 years by a large family. The elem school is w/in walking distance. It is estimated that it would cost $2.1 million to rebuild this home



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