New Home Construction in Wildwood, MO
Hibbs Homes is a preferred builder for custom homes in Wildwood, MO. You can see much of our work as you drive throughout the Wildwood area - from custom homes to local businesses. For those of you looking to learn more about the history and fabric of the community - especially if you're considering a relocation to the area - we've provided background information and details on school districts and amenities below.
If you're already familiar with the Wildwood area and would like additional information about building a custom home on your land, we invite you to reach out to our team for additional information or explore our custom home plan library to get ballpark estimates for new construction in Wildwood, MO.
Land For Sale In Wildwood, MO
We build custom homes on private lots throughout the Wildwood, MO area. If you are looking for land to build on and have not yet secured the right parcel, we can also help you find the right real estate agent who understands the home building process.
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About Wildwood, MO
Wildwood is an affluent western suburb in the St. Louis area - nestled in the beauty of the Meramec River Valley with each access to trails and state parks.
Wildwood Trails & Parks
The City of Wildwood is home to some of the most incredible multiple use trails in the area. The city was over 35 miles of trails - with more than 18 of those miles being smooth paved asphalt - ideal for bike riders.
Major hiking and natural trails in Wildwood include:
- Al Foster Memorial Trail
- The Wildwood Greenway
- Hamilton-Carr Greenway, a section of the Monarch Levee Trail
- Rock Hollow Trail, and
- Bluff View Trail System
Outdoor enthusiasts, bicyclists, runners and hikers can travel almost forty (40) miles using the City's asphalt trails and appropriate connector roads. Add to that, the single track trails in the City of Wildwood and the opportunities for adventure are limitless.
In addition to city trail systems, residents have quick and easy access to county and state park systems including Babler State Park, Rockwood Reservation, and Greensfelder Park.
Schools in Wildwood, MO
Students in Wildwood, MO are served by the Rockwood School District. A top rated public school system in St Louis County, there are several outstanding schools that have high student achievement. There are also a number of private early childhood, primary, and secondary schools available in the area in addition to extensions for the state's larger colleges and universities.
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Five Reasons to Build a Home in Wildwood, MO
Looking for a new community to call home? We have just the place: Wildwood, Missouri! Located 30 miles from St. Louis and with a population of just over 35,500, Wildwood offers a small-town vibe without sacrificing big-city amenities. The area is surrounded by an array of parks and nature, which only adds to the rural feel its residents love. Keep reading for five reasons Wildwood is a great place to live, work, and play.
A study by WalletHub ranked Wildwood as the number one place to raise a family in Missouri - a ranking that was rightly earned. The 2019 study analyzed 86 of the biggest cities in Missouri based on categories such as education, affordability (median income), health and safety, and socioeconomic demographics. It also analyzed each city's opportunities for "family life and fun," including the number of playgrounds, attractions, and other family-friendly recreation locations per capita.
In terms of education, Wildwood residents are served by the Rockwood School District, which boasts some of the best schools in the St Louis area. From early childhood education to higher education, there is a school for every stage of your child's life, as well as opportunities to advance your own career, nearby. Some of the top Wildwood schools are Woerther Elementary School, Ellisville Elementary School, Lasalle Springs Middle School, and Lafayette High School. In fact, the Rockwood School District was ranked by U.S. News & World Report on its list of "2019 Best High Schools," based on how schools perform on the college readiness index.
Access to Multi-Use Trails & State Parks
Wildwood is home to more than 35 combined miles of some of the best hiking, running, and equestrian trails in St Louis County. Better yet, over half of them are smoothly paved asphalt, making them ideal for bicyclists. Regardless of whether you prefer to bike, run, or hike, there are plenty of paths to keep every outdoor enthusiast satisfied. Wildwood's major trails include AI Foster Memorial Trail, The Wildwood Greenway, Hamilton-Carr Greenway, Rock Hollow Trail, and the Bluff View Trail System. Residents also have quick and easy access to trails offered to these and the nearby county and state parks, like Babler Park, Rockwoods Reservation, and Greensfelder Park through a number of bicycle lanes and walking paths.
Ease of Travel
Wildwood offers an easy commute to major business districts in St. Louis, Clayton, and Weldon Spring - all within 30 miles of the town. The average commute for residents in Wildwood is only 30 minutes with access to multiple travel corridors. Wildwood's major roadways, including highways 44 and 40, ensure residents can easily get to where they need to go.
Variety of Shopping, Dining, and Amenities
Keeping busy in Wildwood is easy thanks to a wide range of options for shopping, dining, and entertainment. From major retailers to kitschy boutiques, Wildwood has a range of locally-owned gems and major franchises. A number of upscale restaurants and shops located in the Central West End and downtown have opened satellite locations with abbreviated menus in Wildwood so residents can pick up their favorite local eats on their way home from work.
Some resident favorites include Benedetto's on Main, Wildwood Pub and Grill, and Thai Bistro. Open-air and traditional malls are just minutes away from the heart of Wildwood, including two outlet malls and there are plenty of recreational centers nearby offering golf, swimming, and rock climbing year-round.
Great Land Availability
Wildwood has a number of great lots available and many great land opportunities, which makes it an excellent location for building a new custom home. Whether you're looking for a neighborhood with land or a completely undeveloped lot nestled away from the crowds but close to everything, there are several opportunities to purchase land in Wildwood for home building and development.
As Missouri's premier custom home builder, Hibbs Homes is a certified RESNET Builder. That means when you choose to build a custom home with us, your new home is not only exactly as your envisioned it but measurably more comfortable and energy-efficient.
If you're relocating to St. Louis, our team can help you build your dream home from afar. To learn more about living in Wildwood, MO and building with Hibbs Homes, get in touch with our expert home building team. We're happy to answer any questions you have!