New Happenings in Wentzville: Fastest growing area in STL

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Wentzville is one of the farthest west towns in St. Charles County. Thanks to all the westward expansion and rise of new communities, Wentzville has seen a lot of growth in recent years.

Newer built neighborhood in Wentzville

From Wentzville Parkway’s huge commercial development to dozens of new neighborhoods, Wentzville is a booming part of St. Louis.

It’s becoming an increasingly popular place to live as more St. Louisans make the journey west to get more bang for their buck.

There are multiple reasons people are moving to Wentzville, and a big one is for all the new development happening.

Development on Wentzville Parkway

The brand new Wentzville Rec center had its grand opening in 2022, and it has some of the best athletic facilities in St. Charles County.

wentzville rec center

Wentzville rec center

To keep up with all the growth, the city of Wentzville just opened 2 new schools: North Point high school and North Point middle which just opened in 2021. As you can imagine, the Wentzville school district is one of the fastest growing and top rated districts in the state of Missouri.

Not just in Wentzville, but across St. Charles county you will find top-rated schools with great academic and athletic programs.


North Point High school in wentzville school district

North Point High School

New Construction Homes

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Arbor Valley by TR Hughes

One of the main draws of Wentzville is the new construction. There is so much growth in St. Charles County, and many parts of Wentzville have brand new communities being developed.

There are several new home developments in Wentzville, including Arbor Valley, which is located just off of Highway N and offers half-acre wooded lots. This development is being built by TR Hughes, and base pricing starts from $500,000.

new construction on acreage in wentzville

Del Creek homes on acreage

Del Creek is another major development offering 3+ acre lots in Wentzville and luxury homes by Fischer & Frichtel.

new construction by mcbride in wentzville

Estates at Prairie Wind by McBride

McBride is one of the biggest builders in the St. Louis area, and they have several new communities in Wentzville:

  • Prairie Wind starting from $270,000
  • Wildflower starting from $240,000
  • Creek Stone starting from $290,000
Boulevard at Wilmer new development in Wentzville, MO

Boulevard at Wilmer by Fischer Homes

Fischer homes is also offering a new community, The Boulevard at Wilmer located off Wilmer road.

Wentzville hasn’t reached the size of all the commercial areas in O’Fallon or Lake St. Louis, and it’s easier to find more acreage in Wentzville. Whether you’re looking for 3-5 acre home lots, or you want dozens of acres of rural land, you’ll have an easier time finding more backyard space in Wentzville.

Things to Do in Wentzville

Wentzville is also home to a variety of attractions and activities. Big Jules Safari is a local legend, and it’s a great place to feed donkeys, see longhorn steer, camels, snakes, and other animals. The Quarry is another great winery in the area, and the Chesterfield Valley Park is a great place to visit.

The Family Arena in St. Charles County is also a great place to visit, and it’s only a short drive away. The city of St. Charles is also nearby, and it offers a great Main Street experience.

Living in Wentzville

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Wentzville is a great place to live for many reasons. The tax rates are lower than in St. Louis County, and the houses are cheaper. The schools are excellent, and there are plenty of parks and recreational activities.

The biggest demographic of people moving to Wentzville is from St. Louis County and St. Louis City. The city and county are losing population slightly, and St. Charles County is gaining. This is due to the lower cost of living and the great amenities in Wentzville.

Moving to Wentzville

Wentzville is a great place to live, and it’s growing fast. With new construction, great amenities, and lower cost of living, it’s no wonder why so many people are moving to the area.

If you’re looking to move to Wentzville or anywhere else in the St. Louis area, get in touch with us! We’d love to help you find the perfect home in Wentzville.

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Kellie Lasater has an extensive background in real estate. She began her real estate career in 2003 in the new construction industry working for a local builder. In 2012, she switched over to residential real estate and has helped hundreds of families buy and sell homes ever since!

Raised in St. Louis, Kellie has watched the exciting growth of the city her whole life. From growing up in North county to currently residing in Wentzville, she has developed deep connections throughout the community and gained an intimate knowledge of the local housing market. The experiences she has gained from living and working all over the metro area makes her an invaluable resource to her clients when deciding on which area to live in and how to tackle this dynamic market.

Kellie's enthusiasm and passion for helping her clients buy, sell and invest in real estate is unrivaled. She strives to exceed expectations by prioritizing her clients' needs and making herself easily available to them anytime of day. Kellie leverages her decades of experience to navigate her clients through the complexities of the market while ensuring their experience is as enjoyable and stress-free as possible.

When Kellie isn’t selling real estate, she enjoys spending time with her husband - owner of Lasater Automotive, four sons and 2 fur babies. She especially loves watching and cheering on her youngest son at his Timberland High School baseball and football games. When it's warm outside, you can find Kellie outside enjoying their pool.