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Elegance, Lifestyle and Lake Views in Shorewood

Luxury Home on Lake Minnetonka

Sitting majestically on the shore of Lake Minnetonka in Shorewood is one of the area’s most breath-taking homes. It’s so grand; you might expect to see Prince Harry and Meghan Markle walk into the grand foyer for an evening of cocktails and dinner. It’s a home that would feel comfortable with heads of state, titans of business and industry, and world-renowned celebrities of every genre.

This property fit for royalty is a commanding presence on the lakefront. Its floorplan and design take full advantage of the views, which are magnificent and available from every room in the home on all three levels except two of the upstairs bedrooms which look out on wooded views to the side and front. 

One of a Kind Lake Minnetonka Luxury Home

The story of this home is one of grace and beauty. All materials were carefully chosen to reflect the signature style of this residence. Customization was predominant, and no detail was considered unimportant. The result is a marriage of classic elegance and sumptuous luxury which makes it impossible to resist the charm of this home.

Some the highlights to make a note of include, inlaid hardwood floors, tray, coffered, vaulted and wood ceilings, mantle and grillwork on the fireplaces, customized millwork, wainscoting, Italian marbles, Brazilian granite, professional appliances, custom imported light fixtures, architectural details, and specialty built-ins throughout the home. Woods used throughout include African rosewood, mahogany, walnut, maple, and birch. 

Luxurious Real Estate in Shorewood MN

A paved stone circular drive brings us to the main entrance and the second level of the home where a vast expanse of windows provide panoramic views of Lake Minnetonka from every room. The family room fireplace, one of three, is another focal point. With a carved mantle and wrought iron doors, it competes successfully with the view for...

Look What We Found in Edina

Mid Century Modern Homes in Edina MN

Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it too?  Tucked away in a lovely neighborhood of Edina we fund a delightful mid-century rambler. This fabulous tastefully updated family home has all the amenities on today’s family wish list.

You cannot beat this location. Edina is one of the most desirable 1st tier suburbs of Minneapolis. The new owners will appreciate the easy access to both Highway 100 and 35 and the Crosstown. Surrounded by parks, lakes, shopping, fun, and food with a 15-minute commute to downtown Minneapolis, what more could you ask for? Great Schools? You have that too. Edina has a nationally recognized school system which has been a magnet for families with kids over the years.

Why Buy a Mid Century Modern Home in Edina Mn

Most home buyers today want an open floor plan. This home has it in spades. The family room incorporates the dining area and flows directly into the kitchen. Note the abundance of windows to draw in the natural light and the beautiful hardwood floors. Neutral white walls make everything look so fresh and new. You know you will love that fireplace when the Minnesota winter arrives. Here it is. New. White cabinets. Lots of them. Subway tile. Butcher block counters. Professional grade stainless appliances. Wood floor. If you love cooking you will be in heaven. If you don’t enjoy cooking, you may find inspiration in this beautiful kitchen.

One bath is on the main level of the home and the other in the finished lower level. Both have been completely modernized. Note the beautiful patterned tile floor in the main level bath. It’s all here. The 4th bedroom, a family room with another fireplace, a home office and a full bathroom. Perfect for the family teenager of visiting family and friends. At the rear of the home is an enclosed porch that looks out over the lovely expanse of yard. It has the feel of a Northwoods...

Fall Home Buying Rewards

Fall Home Buying Season

Top Mpls MN Realtor on Buying a Home in the Fall

With summer in the rearview mirror, the fall home buying season is in full swing. As we move into the last quarter of the year, many disappointed summer home shoppers wonder if they should suspend their search to renew efforts in the spring.

As you ponder the question, you should take into consideration that the fall home buying season has some distinct advantages. Instead of taking a break, you may want to stay with the program and intensify your search for a home. Here are some of the perks and rewards you can expect if you decide to stay engaged in the hunt for a home.

Fall Home Buying Means Less Competition

Like most markets, real estate has seasonal adjustments. Fall home buying season is generally less busy than the spring and summer markets. The “must buy a home before school starts” mentality is one reason. Another is that some people do not want to move in the winter months.

Those who have no school-age kiddos or are more flexible about their moving timetable can take advantage of that market slowdown. They will find less competition for homes and less chance of getting into a multiple offer minefield. Let’s face...

The Ultimate Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Getting Your to MN Home Ready for Winter

That nip we feel in the air means fall is here. The season is synonymous with pumpkins, falling leaves, apple cider, and preventive home maintenance! What? Home maintenance - You know, like working around the house.

If you are a long-time homeowner, you know this drill. If this is your first home, listen up! Most of the necessary chores you can do yourself. Accomplishing these tasks will not only protect your investment but can also lower your energy bills.

While temperatures are still moderate, and before the snow flies, let’s get cracking! Here is my 21 step checklist. Accomplish them all, and you and your home will be as prepared for winter as you can be. Your family and your home will thank you for it.

Get your Yard Ready

1. The lawn needs some attention now if you want it to look its best in the spring. The autumn is the perfect time to aerate, fertilize and resee your lawn.

2. Never allow piles of leaves to sit on your grass for the winter. You can rake and bag them, compost them, or mulch back into the lawn. Municipalities have different regulations about how to dispose of leaves, so check your community website for directions.

3. Winterize the flower garden. Doing this now will save you lots of time in the spring. Clean up dead plants and debris. Divide your perennials. Dig up the tender bulbs that will not survive...