The Bella Villa neighborhood is in Saint Louis, Missouri, situated on the south side of the city. This community is roughly 20 minutes by car from the heart of the downtown area, and just a few minutes west of the river and the Illinois state border. It is conveniently situated just southeast of Interstate 55 and west of State Highway 267, roughly bordered by Hoffmeister Avenue on the south, Fannie Avenue on the north, and Zeiss Avenue and Landor Court on the east. Its western boundary extends just past Avenue H./Bayless Avenue and traverses the neighborhood from west to east. The zip code for this St. Louis County community is 63125.
Bella Villa is predominately a residential neighborhood, made up of several hundred single-family homes of various sizes and styles. A small wooded area can be found on the far north side of the neighborhood.
This community is ideally located for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. Residents enjoy easy access to the river, as well as proximity to several parks and recreation areas. Carondelet and Willmore Parks are just a few miles to the north, and Union Road, Jefferson Barracks and Sylvan Springs County Parks are all within a few miles to the south. Carondelet Park offers two lakes for fishing and boating, multiple athletic fields, five tennis courts, picnic facilities, horseshoe pits and playgrounds. Spanning about 180 acres, it is the third largest park in the city.
Bella Vista residents also enjoy proximity to I-55 and many shopping, dining, and entertainment options. The St. Louis County Library is situated within minutes of home, as well.
Students living in Bella Vista can attend Hancock Elementary to the east and Bayless Senior High to the west.