Grace House

Photographs of a church converted into a residence in Clarksville, Missouri for Dielmann Sotheby's International Realty agent Ted Wight

The Grace House located at 101 S 3rd Street, MO 63336

This is an extraordinarily rare opportunity to buy an important building designed by noted architects Charles Nagel & Frederick Dunn who designed many fine homes & churches in the St. Louis area.

This property was the quaint Grace Church that looked over the town of Clarksville. It was established in 1869, but the current structure was built in 1940. The red brick building is in Georgian style, with dentil molding, a barrel roof, dual staircases leading to the front door & 5-foot porthole windows.

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Historic Homes Around the World

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In a post by Architectural Digest, they chose my listing – Falicon Mansion – as one of the 6 historic homes worldwide they talked about.

Considered one of the most impressive historic homes in northeast Missouri, Falicon Mansion was built in the late 1800s. The mansion is 11,000 square feet and has 19 rooms, seven bedrooms, six baths, and nine fireplaces. The property is located on 40 acres in gorgeous Pike County.

Historic Log Home- Elsberry, MO


Located on the top of a hill with expansive views is this historic log home built in 1819. 35 acres with an option for more forested land that could be purchased. The home has been meticulously restored & updated. 4,800 sq. ft. with 4 bedrooms & 4.5 bathrooms. The home features wide plank pine floors & beamed ceilings throughout both levels & newer custom 6 over 6 pane Marvin windows. The Living Room has a wood-burning stone fireplace as its focal point. Gracious Dining Room with French doors that lead to a screened porch. The master bedroom features 2 walk in closets, a lovely wood-burning fireplace, & a door leading to an upper deck. Country kitchen has views of the surrounding Salt Peter Range & a door opening to an expansive covered porch. There is central heat & AC and four wood burning stoves located throughout the home.  Finished LL with recreation room. Equestrian enthusiast will delight in the 7-stall stallion stable with a tack room & two 15-acre pastures. Lovely mature trees & perennial gardens surround the home. 2-car attached garage. Tree house. Only 1 hour to St. Louis.

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Listed at $947,000

Listed by Ted Wight, Dielmann Sotheby’s International Realty,





Beautiful Custom in Troy, MO. – Now For Sale


Located at the end of a private lane is this custom, 9 year old home located on 15 wooded acres. Large bright entry foyer, separate Living Room and Formal Dining room with octagon ceiling. The Family Room has a bay window for lots of natural lighting and wood-burning fireplace. The Kitchen features 36″ Cherry wood cabinets, stainless steel appliances, center island with bar top and pantry. 9ft ceilings on main floor. The open staircase on back of the home take you to the second floor that offers open landing, double doors that lead you to the huge master bedroom suite with coffered ceiling, master bath with double sink vanity, jetted tub with beautiful tile work and separate tiled shower. Three more bedrooms and a 2nd full bath are on the 2nd floor. Main floor laundry is off of the kitchen and leads you to the 3-car garage that is insulated and dry walled. The property has great deer and turkey hunting. Located 50 minutes from St. Louis.

Priced at $269,000

Check out the website here for 100 Windy Ridge, Troy 63379

Listed by Ted Wight, Dielmann Sotheby’s International Realty, 314-607-5555,



The Fabulous Falicon Mansion is For Sale!

Historic Falicon Mansion in Clarksville

Once in a lifetime does a property like the fabled Falicon Mansion become available for sale. Considered one of the most impressive, historic homes in Northeast Missouri. Built in the late 1800’s, the mansion is 11,000 sq. feet & has 19 rooms, 7 bedrooms, 6 baths & 9 fireplaces. Designed by the noted architectural firm of Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge. Located on 40 acres in gorgeous Pike County. The Neo-classical home has a commanding presence. The grand foyer features a sweeping staircase & dramatic archway. The Dining Room is enormous, 28’ x 20’, and features a 12’ ceiling, tooled leather wallpaper, stenciled ceiling, mahogany paneling & a fireplace with marble surround & a cast-iron fire back with a relief of a lion wrestling a serpent. The Great Room is 34’ x 28’, with 12’ beamed & stenciled ceilings, oak paneling & a massive fireplace. The grounds are lovely with 50 species of trees. 2-bedroom guesthouse & other historic outbuildings. Pike County is 1.25 hrs. from St. Louis.


Listed by Ted Wight, Dielmann Sotheby’s International Realty, 314-607-5555,







Stark Mansion, Pike County- FOR SALE

This is a rare opportunity to purchase one of the most fabulous homes in Missouri’s Little Dixie. The Stark Mansion was built in 1869 by the Stark family who introduced many of today’s popular apples like- Golden Delicious. Situated on 86 acres in the rolling hills of Pike County. The mansion has been completely restored & renovated with a meticulous eye for detail. New hardwood floors throughout. 7 gas fireplaces. 4 bedrooms & 2.5 baths. Gorgeous front staircase. 2 front parlors with custom European chandeliers. Formal dining room featuring a punka fan from Natchez- one of the only two in the State of Missouri. The property features a brick barn & 2 car garage. New, geo-thermal systems make this showplace economical to heat & cool. The property features a lake, cropland, springs & a creek. The sale includes most of the fine contents of this mansion- antique furniture, china, glassware, collectibles & more. $1,200,000

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Listed by Ted Wight, Dielmann Sotheby's International Realty 314-607-5555


Water Tank House, Louisiana, MO FOR SALE

Yes, it's true – the Water Tank House is FOR SALE!

Building size: 2618 sq ft (not including back tank open air courtyard)
Lot size: .27 acres/11,520 sq ft (double lot)
Price: $149,000

For questions or more information, please contact Dorothy Penrod at Penrod Real Estate: 573-754-6922

Description: Rare opportunity to own one of the most unique properties available on the Mississippi River – so unique in fact that it will be featured on HGTV's hit show "You Live In What?", Episode 12, Summer 2014! Renovated from two 50 foot diameter drinking water storage tanks for the city of Louisiana, MO this property offers limitless possibilities. Zoned both residential and commercial, it is currently used as a working artist studio, gallery showroom and living space. Originally designed and restored by an art professor in St Louis, the renovations of the space were continued by current owner, a nationally recognized artist/sculptor, and many artistic touches have been added throughout. The front tank is an enclosed structure for use as either living or working space and features a 16’ diameter custom circular skylight and custom-built 12’ tall glass French doors with a panoramic view of the Mississippi River. The back tank serves as an open-air courtyard complete with custom-built swimming pool and sand filtration system. The 20’ tall courtyard walls offer the ultimate in privacy. Living space also includes 1 full and 1/2 baths, kitchen and bedroom. Upgrades by current owner include custom poured concrete floor, all new double paned insulated windows, new insulated exterior doors with storm screens, new extra tall, insulated glass French doors to the courtyard with custom built screens, antique spiral staircase to the roof top, new air conditioner, and custom artistic touches such as custom built railings, sculptural elements in the back courtyard and a custom art fence surrounding the property, just to name a few. The property is sold as a package with the adjoining vacant lot – also dual zoned as residential and commercial – allowing expansion of the current property or separate development opportunities. Property is located on the Mississippi River in downtown Louisiana, the ultimate location for a home and/or business. Both the house and the vacant lot offer unobstructed views of the Mississippi River and are situated outside of the 500 year flood plain. There is an additional raw space in the building ready for your remodeling vision that will allow for an expansion of the living and/or working space on two floors. As this is a working art studio, property is shown only by advance appointment. Tank

The Ultimate Country Property- 22933 Highway 61, Eolia 63344; FOR SALE

Two story home with all living quarters on upper level, serviced by two staircases & elevator. 2nd floor living quarters alone comprise 5,500 sq. ft. There are 6 bedrooms & 8 bathrooms, with 2 huge decks & a screen porch that blend indoor & outdoor living. The living area has sitting rms, a great rm, recreation rm, large kitchen & separate dining. The first level has a fully insulated & heated 14-car garage, with additional storage, fitness center, office, sauna & full bath. Property has 3-bedroom fully-outfitted apartment in separate building. 2 lakes offer private swimming, fishing & recreational boating. Other features include 2 additional barns, 10,000+ trees planted by the owners, 2 miles of jogging / walking / cycling within the fenced, secure property. Custom seating areas, bridges, walkways offer viewing areas for wildlife. Main house perfectly accommodates multi-generational living. Drive home on the double highway from St Louis, blacktop all the way. $2,499,000

Listed by Brenda Fisher and Gillian Noero, Dielmann Sothebys International Realty 314-725-0009