Briarcrest Estates


14525 Clayton Rd , Ballwin, MO 63011

(855) 840-7257

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Briarcrest Estates is the closest one to us. It's a nice place. They serve three meals a day, and the room looked nice. She looked at a one-bedroom with a little outside balcony and nice, large, sleeping area. It's a great facility. I've eaten there, and there's nothing wrong with the food. It's in a very nice area with a lot of stores, restaurants, and easy access to the highway. They provide transportation and have outings. I highly recommend it.

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Briarcrest Estates had a really warm and friendly atmosphere. We all felt very comfortable there. The staff members were excellent. It was easy to access. The grounds were beautiful, well kept, and very green. They had a game room that was really fun with games like a shuffleboard and poker. The fitness facilities weren't very robust, which would be my only complaint. The room didn't have a lot of things or choices. It was very reasonably priced and one of the most affordable. The menu looked really good.

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Briarcrest Estates was very nice and clean. The apartments were good with nice views on their balconies. Dad would have liked it there. The staff was very pleasant. Our concern was that they had no nurse on staff. We would have had to pay for someone to come in and take a look at Dad.

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The staff in Briarcrest Estates were friendly. The studio apartments were small, but for the same price the 1-bedroom apartments were huge, although much older, and they needed some updating, which they're working on.

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I'm here right now at Briarcrest Estates and I love it. It's very clean,comfortabel, and decorated right now for Christmas decorations. Everyone has been very friendly and welcoming. The staff is great, polite, kind, and wanting to please me and get whatever it is that I need. I can't say anything bad. It's great. I've been here for two weeks now. They have tons of stuff going on every single day, sometimes two to three things. I made a Christmas wreath for my door and decorated some ornaments for my Christmas tree. They have bingo games and poker. The food is not perfect, but it's pretty good.

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We are starting to move in today at Briarcrest Estates. We are in the independent living part, but they have care plans for my husband to help with the assistance. The place is impressive because it allows you to have a 3-day experience to see if you will like it. This place is actually offering more value for your money than any other place, and they did not ask us to sign a long-term lease. We chose a 1-bedroom apartment, which is quite spacious for two people. The place is well-kept and the apartment we're moving into has been renovated, so we are quite pleased with it.

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Briarcrest is an older place, but I liked the trees; they are very mature, and seemed very shady and very cozy. Many of the rooms have balconies, you don't feel that you're in the city, and you felt like you're in your own little glen. No one greeted us when we walked in, so I was disappointed. We saw the residents eating, and they looked happy.

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Briarcrest Estates was a little old-looking and wasn't up-to-date as much as the other places are, but everything else was good. The residents were eating at the time I was there and everything looked really nice. They had a library, an activity center, a dining area, and an exercise bicycle. The rooms were nice, and the lady that showed me around was really nice.

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Costs for Briarcrest Estates

Independent Living Starting Cost per Month:

$ 2,124

Medicaid/Medicare Not Accepted

Amenities at Briarcrest Estates

Property Info

Emergency Services: Less than 5 Miles

Shopping: Less than 1 Mile

Recreation: Less than 2 Miles

Minimum Age: 55

Studio Apartments

1-Bedroom Units

2-Bedroom Units

Air Conditioning/Climate Control


Emergency Call System

24-Hour Staffing

Parking Provided

Fitness Room/Gym

Beauty/Barber Shop

Billiards Lounge and Game Room

TV and Media Room with Nintendo Wii®



Full-Time Activity Director

Bible Studies, Religious Activities and Services

Community Socials and Parties

Stretching and Fitness Programs

Shopping Trips and Local Outings


Outside Patio/Gardens

Computer/Internet Access

Cable/Satellite TV

Pet Policy: Pets allowed

Private Dining Room

Restaurant-style Dining


Transportation to Appointments

Other Transportation Provided


Holiday Travel Program

Seniors Serving Seniors Program

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Description of Briarcrest Estates


Located just minutes from St. Louis, Briarcrest Estates offers an amazing selection of dining and shopping destinations. We are also convenient to several excellent healthcare facilities as well as top local attractions such as the St. Louis Arch, Gateway International Raceway and the Cohokia Mounds Indian Burial Grounds.

Briarcrest Estates is proud to be a Holiday Retirement community. Since 1971, Holiday Retirement has been creating superb residential communities where seniors feel a sense of home and belonging. This is what we like to call “The Holiday Touch.”

Featured Amenities

To ensure that our residents have the perfect apartment, we offer them a wide variety of floor plans from which to choose. They are also able to decorate them as they wish and can even keep a cat or dog to make their apartment feel even more like a second home.

As part of our all-inclusive retirement experience, Briarcrest Estates offers three nutritious meals prepared fresh every day by our private chefs, a restaurant-style dining room, a well-stocked fitness center, a game room and a television room. Residents also enjoy cable TV and access to our community laundry facilities.

Available Services

We pride ourselves on offering our residents excellent service 24 hours a day. Our managers live on the premises, and our professional staff is always happy to help with chores such as vacuuming, dusting and the regular laundering of bed linens and towels.

We understand that each individual is unique and that needs may change over time. Holiday does not provide any health care services. However, residents are welcome to receive services from any outside home health care provider of their choice to help them continue enjoying life at our community.

Enjoy independent retirement living at its best at Briarcrest Estates.