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Millstadt Homes For Sale and Area Information

by The Linda Frierdich Real Estate Group

Millstadt Homes For Sale and Area Information

Millstadt is a suburb of St. Louis and a village in St. Clair County, Illinois. Millstadt is at the crossing of Illinois Route 163 and Illinois Route 158. This beautiful village is very well known for its German heritage, with over half of its people of German descent.

Millstadt is home to a wonderful school district. There are three elementary schools which are Millstadt Primary Center, Millstadt Consolidated School, and St. James Catholic School. There are two high schools in Millstadt. These schools are Althoff Catholic High School and Belleville Township High School west, which is in District 201.

Millstadt offers beautiful green spaces, trails, picnic areas and parks for family fun of all ages to enjoy. Millstadt has a great variety of restaurants, diners, eateries and bars and grills to choose from. If pizza is your thing, try Breadeaux Pizza Original French Crust Restaurant. If you prefer fish and a rating of a ‘thumbs- up’, try Reinhardts restaurant. If you want a little restaurant that is quaint and has a fun and romantic atmosphere, stroll on down to Euro Orleans Bistro. They make Cajun style food and drink with a European flare. The meals range from $15-$20 per meal. Having a special gathering and need to rent out a party room? The Columbus Club has an extensive menu and is  a great place to go for a special gathering. If you want to go for drinks or great food, check out Margaritas Bar and Grill. The margaritas are unique and the Tex-Mex brings patrons back.

Buying a home in Millstadt is easy as there are many great options for different income brackets. For first time buyers who are looking for a condo or a single family home, we have access to the hottest properties in Millstadt. If you are relocating to Millstadt, we can assist you with finding your perfect home from afar. Ready to build? Millstadt has nice lots for sale that will allow for the perfect home. If you are looking for a deal, we might want to take a look at homes that have gone through foreclosure. When you are ready to start looking at homes for sale in Millstadt, contact the Linda Frierdich team at 618-444-4255.

Homes for Sale in Dupo

by The Linda Frierdich Real Estate Group

Homes for Sale in Dupo and Community Information

Dupo is a small village located in St. Claire, Illinois in the American Bottom floodplain of the Mississippi River. The village of Dupo has a total area of 4.4 miles. Dupo has great architecture with beautiful older buildings as well as new commercial buildings which are undergoing construction. If you are thinking about buying a home in Dupo, the community has wonderful things to offer homeowners new to this quaint village.

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Dupo offers breathtaking green spaces, parks, walking trails, picnic areas and apple picking orchards. Near Dupo there is a famous landmark called Falling Springs. Visitors and residents and anyone relocating to Dupo are well aware of its beauty and history. Many years ago it was one of the romantic spots in Illinois. It is situated at the bluff one mile southeast of Prairie du Pont Village. The bluff is a solid wall of limestone which is about 130 feet high. The springs flow from an orifice situated midway between the top of the bluff and the rocky mountain bottom beneath. Several years ago a hotel was built near the spring and the place was made a summer resort by the people of East St. Louis and other towns.

This family orientated community offers an array of various summer camps for children, as well as sports leagues, dance classes and martial arts classes. To suit different taste buds, Dupo has many unique restaurants, eateries, and bars and grills to choose from. Dairyland is a great restaurant for the whole family to go to. If you love Italian cuisine, then try Noble Roman’s. Noble Roman’s has beautiful Italian sandwiches, wraps, pizza, American food as well as a children’s menu. If you want a quick and healthy lunch, then Dupo has a Subway and K and K Subs. Close to Dupo on the highway of Old State 3 is Top Shooter Bar. This is an exceptional tavern experience with 7 dartboards as well as tournaments. There are great menu items and on weekends there is a DJ and live band.

If you are relocating and looking to buy a home in Dupo, the real estate offers many possibilities. For first time home buyers, there are resale homes, lot sales, condos, single family and multi-family homes in beautiful and safe subdivisions. There is also the option of a bank owned property, foreclosures, and farms to choose from.

If you want more information on Dupo, thinking about buying a home in Dupo, or selling your home in Dupo, call us at 618-444-4255.

Homes For Sale in Cahokia

by The Linda Frierdich Real Estate Group

Homes For Sale in Cahokia and Local Area Information

Cahokia is the site of an ancient indigenous city near Collinsville, Illinois. It is located across the Mississippi River in the ‘American Bottom’ floodplains. This beautiful urban landscaped community has a slogan that reads “Historic Past….Bright Future”.

Cahokia and the Cahokia Mounds is one of the twenty World Heritage Sites as it is a designated site and landmark for state protection. Cahokia State Park protects 2200 acres and is the focus of ongoing research. This is a popular site for visitors, residents and people who are relocating to Cahokia.

Cahokia has a lovely eighteen-hole municipal golf course which is set back in Cahokia Park, cut out of the woods and natural wetlands. Cahokia Park has a swimming pool, baseball diamond, soccer field, hockey rink, walking paths, a basketball court, horseshoe pits, picnic facilities and a gorgeous lake.

Cahokia has many other amenities fit for all ages. There are many churches and worship centers, a library and a community basket. There are various restaurants, eateries, and buffets where you can have a meal and go for a night cap. If you want great service and a simple BBQ which serves beautiful meats and sides, check out the BBQ Sawmill Restaurant. You can have a great pizza at Mo’s Pizza or go for dinner at Fischero’s Sports Bar and Grill. This bar and grill has live music and great food; so you can enjoy dinner out or have a fun night out at this favorite hotspot.

If you are thinking about buying a home in Cahokia, there are many options. There are new homes and commercial buildings under construction, as well as land sales, foreclosures, farms and bank owned property. For first time buyers there are resale homes, condos, lot sales and single and multi-family homes in beautiful, family-friendly subdivisions.

MO State Road Race Winner!!

by The Linda Frierdich Real Estate Group

Congratulations to my son, Steve on his 1st place Category 3 win in the Missouri State Road Race over the weekend in St. Genevieve, MO! Steve rides with Team Momentum. He won the King of the Mountain during the race and placed 1st after an approximate 70 mile race! All of the hard work has paid off and I just wanted to say that I am so proud of him! Congrats!!                                                       

Homes For Sale in Mascoutah

by The Linda Frierdich Real Estate Group

Homes For Sale in Mascoutah and Area Information

Just off Interstate 64 and close proximity to St. Louis, Missouri, is the town of Mascoutah. Mascoutah is located in St. Clair County and is home to the Mid America Airport. There are numerous New Construction projects which have provided many new homes and commercial businesses to the community of Mascoutah. Mascoutah is a great place to raise a family and build a business. It offers big city living in a small town setting.

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Mascoutah has first rate public and private schools. There are two elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. This booming community is only a fifteen minute drive away from two colleges and a thirty minute drive away from two universities.

Mascoutah has three amazing parks to suit any age. There is Scheve Park which has two swimming pools, baseball diamonds, two lighted tennis courts, a lighted sand volleyball court, lighted horseshoe pits, two soccer fields, ten pavilions and several, unique playgrounds. Maple Park has outdoor basketball facilities, a playing area, playground equipment and a family sized pavilion. Prairie Park has two fishing lakes, a fountain and a pavilion.

Mascoutah has over twenty one different organizations for men, women and children. There are adult sports teams, women’s sports teams, men’s sports teams as well as vibrant festivals and parades.

Mascoutah has a few delightful restaurants to suit many taste buds. Check out Skooter’s. They have warm and friendly staff, fantastic burgers and overall good food. If you love Italian food and pizza, like most of us do, go to Tony’s Place. The atmosphere is laid back and the pizza and pasta is mouthwatering; you will be going back for more. Mascoutah has a lovely Chinese food restaurant named the Twin Dragons, as well as a family restaurant, The Railway Café and of course, the tried and true McDonalds. If you want to have a night out at the local hotspot, you need to take a quick drive to the close town of Collinsville. They have a very popular country bar by the name of Wild Country.


If you are relocating, are first time home buyers or buying a home in Mascoutah, the real estate has many opportunities to meet different financial brackets. There are foreclosures, bank owned property, resale homes, land sales and farms. There are also condos, lot sales, single-family and multi-family homes in wonderful subdivisions.

Homes For Sale in Columbia

by The Linda Frierdich Real Estate Group

Homes For Sale in Columbia Illinois

If you Buy a home in Columbia Illinois, you have made an excellent decision as this city is one of the most desirable locations to start, expand or relocate to. Columbia Illinois, also known as the ‘Metro East’, is one of the fastest growing suburbs in the St. Louis metropolitan area and is the sixth most affluent community per capita in Illinois. Columbia Illinois is located in northern Monroe County on the Mississippi River Bluffs and the American Bottoms which is adjacent to Interstate 255. Columbia is only a few miles away from St. Louis which is right across the Jefferson Bridge.

Columbia continues to be a hot spot for future developments and there are many homes for sale. Columbia real estate is on thousands of acres of prime development. These sites are supported by one of the most cost effective intermodal transportation systems in America, which is located directly across the Mississippi River from the downtown skyline.

If you are a family orientated person or have a family and enjoy a smaller community, you may want to search homes for sale in Columbia. Columbia maintains a small town charm and encourages community growth. Columbia also embraces its German American heritage and supports strong community participation.

The real estate in Columbia Illinois is vast, beautiful and rapidly growing. This is partially to do with all that Columbia has to offer its residents. There is an excellent school system in Columbia. There are preschools, elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, Catholic schools and private schools. Once summertime comes around and you would like your children to have fun and remain busy, you have many options of sending them to various camps. The ‘Illinois Summer Camps’ have different summer camps such as arts camps, sports camps (basketball, baseball), and technology camps. There are also girls and boy’s camps, music camp, teen camps, over night camps, and many, many more.

Columbia also offers great recreational services and community leagues. The children’s leagues and instructional classes are the Khaury League (baseball and softball), the Kids n’ kiks (soccer), Blue Jays Football, bowling, dancing, swimming, gymnastics and golf. There are even adult leagues which offer bowling, volleyball, golf horseshoes and softball.

Other great recreational services and areas that are wonderful for the whole family are Columbia’s parks and recreation. There are various play spaces for children, which is why Columbia Illinois is also known as “Playful City USA”. There are five huge parks in Columbia which are American Legion Park, Bolm-Schuhkraft  Memorial City park, Meadow Ridge Park, Municipal Park and Turner Park. Within these vast, green parks, there are pavilions, horseshoe pavilions, playgrounds, walking tails and picnic areas. These services, parks and leagues are just a few of the wonderful amenities that Columbia has to offer.

If you are looking to relocate to a charming, family orientated community, you will want to look at the variety of homes for sale in Columbia. There are not only fabulous recreational services there but also some great hot spots. For avid golfers, there are three challenging golf courses right in Columbia; twenty minutes away in Southwestern Illinois, there are another seven beautiful golf courses.

Other popular hot spots, in and around Columbia, are race car and horse races, which are only twenty minutes away. Within sixty minutes of Columbia are three large, pristine lakes and two recreational rivers. Day or night, people of all ages can be found enjoying the simple pleasure of a walk around Columbia’s historic and beautifully manicured Main Street.

For more information on finding the perfect home for sale in Columbia, contact us at 618-444-4255.

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Linda Frierdich is the area's premier real estate professional, offering services in St Louis, Kirkwood, Webster Groves, Crestwood, Ballwin, Arnold, Fenton, Oakville, Columbia, Waterloo, Millstadt, Valmeyer, Dupo, Belleville, O'Fallon, Mascoutah, Fairview Heights, Smithton, Ruma, Hecker, New Athens, Edwardsville, Collinsville, Caseyville, Shiloh, Swansea, Monroe County, Madison County, St Clair County, and Randolph County.  Her team focuses on resale homes, new construction, first time home buyers, condos, farms, land sales, subdivisions, lot sales, single family, multi-family, commercial, foreclosures, bank owned property, military relocation, and building. This site offers options to search real estate in Columbia Illinois and other areas. We offer buyer and sellers services second to none!

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