Empty Meyers House by Architects Eames & Walsh Reduced to $1.6M
$1,590,000 | Built c.1937 | 7,270 Sq. Ft. | 6 Beds | 7.5 Baths | 4.96 Acres
4 Deacon Drive, Huntleigh, Missouri, United States, 63131
If you’re looking to make an offer on a fabulous brick home with a history dating to the 1930s then this might be the place for you! Huntleigh, Missouri’s historic Meyers House made its debut on the market in early-April 2019 for $2,100,000. Just 24 days later the property was reduced to $1,900,000. It was recently reduced to $1,590,000. Empty and awaiting a new family with a vision for the future, the 7,270 square foot residence was designed by architects Charles Eames and Robert Walsh in 1937 with Art Deco influences throughout. It was commissioned by John and Alice Meyer and was to include five bedrooms, five bathrooms, a tennis court and a greenhouse. According to Eames Office, custom furniture was also designed and built for the home, as well as decorative glass, murals and other site specific artworks. Only two owners have had the pleasure of living within its walls and this is the first time in over 55 years that the property has been available to purchase. Eames made sure to make this home unique, you’ll find details such as door medallions, a dramatic staircase, sundial on the front facade and even the first few bars of Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 in G minor carved into the exterior brickwork. Situated on almost 5 acres in Huntleigh, this property offers privacy and lovely views of the yard & woods from every perfectly placed picture window. According to the listing, “Residents of the area long remember it for being a grand family home designed around entertaining with the spacious living room, dining room and terraces. Over the years children have delighted in playing in the abundant grounds as peacocks looked on.” The ideal buyer for the Meyers House would be somebody passionate about architectural preservation with a strong will to restore and preserve what has been here since the late-1930s. While it is unknown what the future holds for the property, we can only hope that a buyer such as that steps up to the plate. The Meyers House is on the market for $1,590,000 with Gladys Manion Real Estate. Thank you to Bob Goode for sending this property in!