Chesterfield Missouri Real Estate & Community Information

Chesterfield Missouri Real Estate & Community Information

Chesterfield is a city located in West County in St. Louis and is home to over 47,484 residents.  Chesterfield is the fourteenth largest city in the state of Missouri.  Before modern Chesterfield was established, Native American tribes inhabited the area for thousands of years. Ancient carving and artwork were discovered that date back some 4000 years.

Chesterfield also contains several historical communities, namely Bellefontaine, Gumbo, Monarch, and Bonhomme.  In 1988 the city of Chesterfield was established and is the premier residential, retail, business, and transportation center in West County.

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Shopping & Dining

Chesterfield is a destination in the St. Louis for shopping and dining.  There are over 150 restaurants and hundreds of retail shops to choose from.  The Chesterfield Mall is one of the primary shopping destinations in Chesterfield. If features dozens of stores and restaurants such as American Eagle Outfitters, Kay Jewelers, Macy's, Sephora, EarthBound Trading Co., and Chili's, just to name a few. And if you love outlet malls, St. Louis Premium Outlets has all your favorite outlet stores such as Adidas, Calvin Klein, Disney Outlet, Jared Vault, and many more. Taubman Prestige Outlets is another outlet mall in Chesterfield with stores covering a wide range of interests.

You’ll find some of the best restaurants in St. Louis in Chesterfield.  Annie Gunn's is where you’ll find the best American and vegetarian-friendly entrees in the city.  For amazing European fare, YaYa’s Euro Bistro offers a sophisticated atmosphere and a friendly staff.  Other outstanding restaurants include Charlie Gitto's, Edgewild Restaurant & Winery, 54th Street Grill and Bar, and many others.

Parks & Recreation

Chesterfield boasts a number of fine parks.  If you’re looking for a secluded park to escape to and relax, River’s Edge Park is the perfect choice.  Central Park offers a wide array of amenities, such as a pool, amphitheater, sculptures, playground path, and more.  If you’re into sports such as baseball, soccer, football, and lacrosse, then the Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex has exactly what you need with 19 ball diamonds, 14 multi-purpose fields, 2 practice baseball fields, and two playgrounds. There’s also Eberwein Dog Park, along with trails such as Riparian Trail and Monarch-Chesterfield Levee Trail.

Education

Primary and secondary education is cared for by The Rockwood School District which serves the west side of Chesterfield, and the Parkway School District which serves the east side. These districts take care of a number of elementary, middle schools, and high schools in the city. There are also private schools located in Chesterfield.  Barat Academy is the only private high school in the city.  There are also four private elementary schools.