Times change. Industries evolve. And, at the turn of the last century, railroad magnate Charles Collins shifted his focus to the burgeoning automobile industry, and built his fortune and a home second to none! In the century+, that has followed several generation of owners have improved upon the incredible legacy of this Manse-style home to make it one of the finest properties not only in Clayton, but anywhere in the Greater St. Louis Region. At nearly 4,800 square feet, the home offers both beautiful formal spaces, and relaxed, inviting casual spaces. The principal suite is a true oasis for those engaged in busy workday pursuits, offering tranquil views, a luxurious bathroom, incredibly large closet, and laundry room. 2nd floor has two additional guest rooms and hall bathroom. 3rd floor offers as many as three additional bedrooms or options for offices, craft, or hobby spaces. Prepare yourself to see truly one of the best maintained and nicely updated homes you'll ever see!