Clean living and family values are the hallmark of Affton Missouri. According to the St. Louis multiple listing service, the median sales price for a home in Affton, Missouri is $108,000. This is down slightly, which makes Affton a good prospect for a new home with other areas of St. Louis real estate increasing in price.
The history of Affton, which dates back to the mid-1800s, can be found on the AfftonChamber.com website. The website also states, “There is no city hall since Affton is not a city, but a neighborhood with a very strong identity.”
Affton is home to the popular Grant’s Farm, which is “the 281-acre ancestral home of the Busch family.” This destination is a popular stop for young families, who enjoy experiencing the many animals living there. According to the website, the farm was “founded” by Ulysses S. Grant. His historical home is located on the property.
Actor John Goodman is a notable citizen of the area. According to Esquire.com, “Goodman was born and raised in Affton, Missouri …” Goodman is known for his many movie roles, along with his longstanding portrayal of the husband in the TV sitcom “Roseanne.”
For families with children, various educational opportunities are available. The Affton School District provides kindergarten through high school public education. Various parochial schools are also in the area. Health enthusiasts will enjoy the paved path of Grant’s Trail, which crosses through a portion of Affton, Missouri real estate and along Grant’s Farm. St. Louis County also maintains the Affton White-Rodgers Community Center, which boasts a fitness center and gymnasium.
Due to the cozy neighborhood size, Affton homes for sale can be limited. It may be advisable to seek the assistance of a skilled real estate agent. Your Prudential Select Properties agent can help identify Affton open houses and help you explore the neighborhood.