6 Beds
5, 2 half Baths
7,137 SqFt
0.57 Acre Lot
24,654 Sqft Lot
Open House
Sat April 20th  12:00pm — 2:00pm
Status Active
Property Type Residential
Price Type
Year Built 1912
Neighborhood Forest Park Add
Days on Website 30

Property Map

$1,549,000 – 53 Portland Place, St Louis, MO 63108

Street View

Listing courtesy of Dielmann Sotheby’s Intl Realty.


Built in 1912 by Louis LaBeaume (Stifel Theater!), this estate has been meticulously modernized combining contemporary comfort w/ exquisite architectural details of a by-gone era. Living rm boasts hand-crafted paneling and arched built-ins + a light-filled sunroom. Adjoining 3 season room is ideal for relaxing or lively gatherings. Foyer transitions to a versatile home office, a music room, and an elegant dining room adorned with artisan plasterwork. The updated kitchen has a spacious quartz island, Wolf & Sub-Zero appliances, breakfast nook, & sitting area. 2nd flr w/ updated in-law suite complete with a kitchenette & bathroom, dual laundry room, and spacious primary suite with 2 bathrooms and a walk-in closet. 6 total bedrooms could be expanded to 8. 3rd flr media room is pre-wired for entertainment. Sophisticated wine cellar on the lower level. Outdoors find an in-ground pool, outdoor fireplace, patio, & lush gardens, all set within one of the city’s most prestigious neighborhoods.

Property Details and Features

Property Access

  • Driveway: Asphalt

Appliances & Equipment

  • “Dishwasher”, “Disposal”, “Double Oven”, “Dryer”, “Gas Cooktop”, “Microwave”, “Electric Oven”, “Refrigerator”, “Stainless Steel Appliance(s)”, “Wall Oven”, “Washer”


  • Basement: “Concrete”, “Bathroom in LL”, “Egress Window(s)”, “Full”, “Partially Finished”, “Rec/Family Area”, “Storage Space”, “Walk-Up Access”
  • Basement


  • 5 Full Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Bathrooms
  • 7 Total Bathrooms
  • 1 bathroom on the main level
  • 6 main/upper level bathrooms
  • 1 lower level half bathroom
  • 1 main level half bathroom
  • 5 upper level full bathrooms


  • 6 Total Bedrooms
  • Description: Possible Extra Bdr,In-Law Quarters,Master Bdr. Suite
  • 6 main/upper level bedrooms
  • 6 upper level bedrooms


  • Above Grade Finished Area: 7137 Sq.Ft.
  • Above Grade Finished Area Source: Public Records
  • Architectural Style: “Tudor”
  • Below Grade Finished Area: 680 Sq.Ft.
  • Below Grade Finished Area Source: County Records
  • Construction Materials: “Brick”
  • Levels: “Three Or More”
  • Living Area: 7610 Sq. Ft.
  • Building Age: 112
  • Style Description: Other
  • Other Structures: “Garage(s)”
  • 20 total rooms
  • Year Built: 1912


  • Cooling: “Electric”


  • Disclosures: “Unknown”, “Sellers Discl. Avail”

Dining Room

  • Separate Dining


  • Features: “Gas”, “Woodburning Fireplce”
  • 7 Fireplaces Total
  • Fireplace Included
  • Location: Bedroom,Den/Library,Dining Room,Living Room,Master Bedroom


  • 2 garage spaces
  • Garage Included


  • Heating: “Forced Air”, “Radiator(s)”
  • Heating Included
  • Heat Source: Gas

Home Owner’s Association

  • Amenities: “Private Inground Pool”, “Workshop Area”
  • Fee: 5500

Interior Features

  • Features: “Bookcases”, “Historic/Period Mlwk”, “Carpets”, “Special Millwork”, “Walk-in Closet(s)”, “Wet Bar”, “Some Wood Floors”


  • Center Island,Custom Cabinetry,Eat-In Kitchen,Solid Surface Counter


  • Price per Sq.Ft.: $217
  • Transaction Type: Sale
  • Ownership Type: Private


  • Special Areas: 2nd Floor Laundry,Den/Office,Entry Foyer,Family Room,Front/Back Stairs,Glass Enclosed Porch,Living Room,Wine Cellar
  • Major Area: Central West
  • Parcel Number: 4906-01-0290-0
  • Subdivision Name: Forest Park Add
  • Township: St. Louis City


  • Features: “Corner Lot”, “Fencing”, “Level Lot”, “Park Adjacent”, “Sidewalks”, “Streetlights”, “Wood Fence”
  • Lot Size Acres: 0.566
  • Lot Size Dimensions: 125×265
  • Lot Size Source: County Records
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 24655 Sq.Ft.


  • Misc. Features: Deck,High Spd Connection,Near Public Trans,Patio,Security Alarm-Owned,Smoke Alarm/Detec,Sprinkler Sys-Inground,Tile/Slate Roof


  • Carport Spaces: 2
  • Carport Available
  • 4 covered spaces
  • Features: “Additional Parking”, “Detached”, “Garage Door Opener”, “Off Street”


  • Private Pool


  • Possession: “Close Of Escrow”


  • Property Sub Type: Residential


  • Elementary School: Ford-Ford Br. Elem. Comm. Ed.
  • High School: Roosevelt High
  • High School District: St. Louis City
  • Middle Or Junior School: Yeatman-Liddell Middle School


  • “Public Sewer”


  • Annual Tax Amount: 14798
  • Tax Year: 2023


  • Water Source: “Public”
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