Chesterfield is one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in the greater St. Louis area. With highly rated school districts, great restaurants and entertainment, and beautiful homes, Chesterfield is an extremely popular St. Louis suburb for home buyers. If you are planning to move to Chesterfield, here is a helpful guide to assist you in exploring your new city.

About Chesterfield

Located just 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, Chesterfield, MO is a great place to call home for established families. This mid-sized city is quiet, safe and packed full of amenities and family-friendly activities on every corner. Compared to the national average, Chesterfield ranks as one of the best places to live in the country! Low crime rates and good schools are one of the main reasons home buyers flock to this St. Louis suburb. With the median home price in Chesterfield being $382,100 as of April 20191, Chesterfield is not a cheap area to live in, but buying a home in Chesterfield can be a great investment. In the last year, the appreciation rate for Chesterfield homes has increased to 2.1%, and the 5-year appreciation rate is now 4.2%. Therefore, if you ever decide to sell your home, you are guaranteed to make a profit off your sale2.

Chesterfield Utility Rates

It is important to know the cost of living in your area, check out Chesterfield’s standard utility rates as of March 2019 below:

Average Electric Bill: $85 a month

Average Gas Bill: $22.00 a month

Average Water Bill: $15 a month

Average Trash Bill: $15 a month

Chesterfield School Districts

We know that sending your children to a good school is very important. Chesterfield has some of the best school districts in the greater St. Louis area. Check out the districts and their ratings below.

Rockwood R-Vi School District

Parkway C-2 School District

Things to do in Chesterfield

Check out all the fun family activities you can do in Chesterfield below!

Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House

This beautiful and educational attraction is perfect to visit on a bright and sunny day. Visit this butterfly house to see over 1,000 butterflies fly freely in the beautiful glass dome.

Chesterfield Sports Fusion

This fun and unique attraction is the perfect place to get a work out in without the actual “work.” Have fun at one of the many physical attractions like laser tag, mini golf, dodgeball, rock climbing, playground, sport court, or the inflatable obstacle course! There is also a top of the line arcade and café to kick back and relax in after a full day of fun.

St. Louis Premium Outlets

This outlet mall has over 90 designer and name brand shops to explore. The open outdoor space is perfect to take a stroll through on a warm day. The mall is also pet friendly!

Top Golf

One of the fastest growing attractions in the country, Top Golf, recently put down roots in Chesterfield and opened up their first St. Louis location. Top golf puts a new spin on the average driving range by allowing players of all ages to hit golf balls strategically by playing a variety of different games. There is also a full-service bar and grill with delicious food. Check out some of the other games you can play like shuffle board and pool too!

Popular Restaurants

One of the best parts about moving to a new area is checking out all the local eateries. Chesterfield is home to some amazing restaurants, check them out below!

Annie Gunn’s

If you are looking for a high quality steakhouse then this is the place for you! Annie Gunn’s is one of the most popular steakhouses in the great St. Louis area. They are most recognized for their freshly butchered in-house meats. Whether you are in the mood for a ribeye, pork chop, or baby back ribs, Annie Gunn’s has it all. This fine dining establishment is only open Tuesday-Sunday 11 AM to 10: 30 PM, and you will want to make a reservation ahead time otherwise you will be waiting in a line out the door!

Charlie Gittos (from the Hill) Chesterfield

Charlie Gittos, one of the most popular Italian restaurants on The Hill – a primarily Italian founded neighborhood in St. Louis city – also has a location in Chesterfield. If you are looking for an authentic Italian meal in your neighborhood, try one of their most popular dishes like Seafood Pasta Suzanne, Siciliano Brick Oven Pizza, or Beef Nunzio.

Bishop’s Post

This modern establishment serves up the traditional American cuisine that you’re craving! Whether you are in the mood for fried chicken, shrimp & grits, mac & cheese or homemade meatloaf, Bishop’s Post has it all!

The Shack

Do you love to brunch? The Shack is the perfect place to sit down and enjoy some delicious breakfast classics with a twist. Try their unique omelets like Mrs. John Denver or Witness Protection. They are also known for their giant buttermilk pancakes and brioche French Toast, a fan favorite being Shack’s Big Crunch Brioche French Toast.

Chesterfield is a wonderful place to call home, and we hope that our guide is helpful to you as you make your move. We know how stressful moving can be, and we are here to help you every step of the way. If you are still in need of Chesterfield movers, contact Fry-Wagner Moving & Storage today to learn more about how we can assist you with your upcoming move.