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Seven Advantages of Living in the Suburbs of St. Louis

Overhead View of a Suburban Community

Thinking of moving to the suburbs? Rolwes Company, the premier new home builder in the St. Louis area, offers many new construction home communities located in different suburbs that are various distances from downtown.

Curious as to why you should move to the suburbs? A suburban home allows you to enjoy the benefits of a distinct, family-friendly environment with plenty of room for a growing household. Plus, you can enjoy a lifestyle of peace and quiet and spacious indoor living while being situated near plenty of modern amenities, exceptional schools and recreational treasures within a welcoming, growing community.

  1. You are Able to Enjoy More Indoor and Outdoor Space
  2. The Suburbs are Safer
  3. Enjoy Peace and Quiet Away from a Busy City
  4. Amenities Are Now Closer Than Ever in Suburban Areas
  5. Your Children Can Attend Excellent Schools
  6. Have Fun Near Home
  7. Be a Part of the Community You Live in

You are Able to Enjoy More Indoor and Outdoor Space

Houses in semi-rural communities are typically larger than those in the downtown area of any given city. More square footage gives everyone in the household their own personal space while providing plenty of room for indoor gatherings and daily family time. More room inside the home can also allow you to assign specific purposes to different areas such as a home office, virtual learning spaces, arts and crafts and entertainment time.

The Suburbs are Safer

Suburban neighborhoods are known to be much more family friendly than inner cities. This is especially important for households with infants, toddlers, pre-teens and teenagers. Less volatile activity can give you the peace of mind that comes with living in an overall safer area than some of the downtown districts. Additionally, your investment in a home will accrue with time in a community with high safety ratings and low crime rates.

Enjoy Peace and Quiet Away from the Busy St. Louis City

Another one of the advantages of living in the suburbs is less noise from the modern characteristics of a city such as commuter traffic, emergency vehicles, aircraft, etc. Your home on a quiet, tree lined street can be a peaceful retreat from the professional world, allowing you to experience the many benefits of low noise, good sleep and an overall tranquil environment.  

Amenities Are Now Closer Than Ever in Suburban Areas

When you live on the outskirts of the city center, especially in the many neighborhoods in and around St. Louis, you can take advantage of nearby amenities commonly found in the suburbs. These include plenty of grocery stores, banks, convenience stores, shopping centers, government offices and more. With just a few short trips, you can take care of all your shopping needs and routine errands within the local area.

Your Children Can Attend Excellent Schools

Another advantage of buying a house in the suburbs is having access to better schools for your kids. In these areas, classes are typically smaller than those in the inner city and located in safer areas. Plus, many schools in these districts are recognized for higher quality of learning with greater focus on the student. Also, many of the school districts in the St. Louis suburbs where Rolwes is building have an A or an A+ rating from Niche.com.  

Have Fun Near Home

The St. Louis suburbs are well-known for being home to plenty of recreational destinations with something for the whole family. Many of these attractions are located just minutes from a neighborhood with new homes built by Rolwes. These places include Forest Park, Saint Louis Zoo, Missouri Botanical Garden, Carondelet Park, City Museum and many more which — all are perfect for an afternoon outing or a weekend adventure.

Be a Part of the Community You Live in

Living in a suburban neighborhood also allows you to participate in the growth and cultivation of a quality neighborhood. You and your family can grow along with the community, allowing you to become an important part of the personality of the area as well as having an impact about how the overall environment looks and feels.

Buying a house in the suburbs carries a distinct set of benefits for growing families. Contact us to learn more about new construction homes Rolwes Co. has available in exceptional St. Louis area neighborhoods.

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This post was written by Madison Nedrig

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