Outstanding Plymouth Home Has It All

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We found a treasure of a home in Plymouth, and we are excited to share it with you. This 2700 square foot residence sprawls lavishly along a circular drive, surrounded by enchanting gardens of flowering perennials, shrubs, and trees.

This home has been meticulous and lovingly maintained by the current owners since 1973. It's easy to see why they moved in and never wanted to leave. This property has so much to offer regarding lifestyle, comfort, and location. Let us tell you some of the features we love about this home.

Outstanding Location

Plymouth, MN, has been on America's Best Places to Live list on three occasions and once including winning the #1 spot in 2008. With an outstanding location 12 miles northwest of downtown Minneapolis, extensive parks and trails, several bodies of water for recreation, convenient shopping and entertainment, excellent public and private school options, it is not surprising that it is one of the sought-after western suburbs.

Right around the corner from this home, you will find a wide variety of shopping and dining options. The expressway is 2.5 minutes away, which opens the entire metro access. Medicine Lake is a 10-minute drive to the west, and downtown Wayzata and Lake Minnetonka are 10 minutes to the south. Did we mention that your kiddos would be attending Wayzata Schools? Now we did!'

Great Curb Appeal

So much about this home is impressive and unique. Note the mansard roof and the architectural shingles (replaced 2017), one of the design details I love about this house. The white brick entrance steps were added last year. Striking red double front doors and two lion sculptures greet you as you enter the home.

Outstanding Floor Plan

We love the layout of this home which lends itself seamlessly to the outdoors. The large windows soak every room with sunlight and provide views of the groomed expanses of lawn and beautifully landscaped yard. The rooms are expansive and open. We like this feature a lot. Last but not least, something you do not often see in single-story homes, the bedrooms are in a separate wing of the house, which affords quiet and privacy.

The Kitchen

The open and bright kitchen is a delight. There are many cabinets to fill (31 doors and 15 drawers) and newer stainless steel appliances, sink, and faucet. Within the past year, under cabinet lighting was added, the cabinets were painted white, and the hardware replaced.

Note the breakfast bar and casual dining area in the front yard. What a pleasure it will be welcoming the day and lingering with morning coffee in this light-filled dining nook.

Check Out the Family Room

The family room is the perfect spot for gathering around the fireplace to watch a movie. Highlights include the beamed ceiling and pegged hardwood floor. Again, thanks to the generous amount of windows, this space is welcoming, warm, and bright.

Secluded Sleep Area

There are four bedrooms in the sleeping wing, all generously sized. The master bedroom has a sliding glass door that leads to the backyard deck. Perfect for stargazing! The master bath upgrades were made during the past year and include the shower with zero water-spot door, the floor, fixtures, walls, ceiling, vanity with granite top, and slide-out shelving.

The Entry Room – Whatever You Need It To Be

So the moment of truth arrives when I pick my favorite room in the house. It was tough to choose, but I'm going with the Music/Sunroom/Conservatory/Library. Currently, this room functions as a music room and a prime location for nurturing plants. This area has the feel of a 4 season room with its head out to the backyard and newly installed no maintenance deck. Large enough to adapt to your family's particular needs, it could also be a perfect home office, playroom, or reading room. I can also see a small dining table by the sliding doors (replaced this year) for winter or rainy days when you still want to enjoy looking out at nature.

The Enchanted Gardens

This home is a pure delight in the outdoors. The backyard has vast lush green lawns surrounding flowering perennials, trees, and shrubs. There are six individual garden areas in the front, side, and back yards. (We will be updating photos in a couple of weeks when the flowers begin to bloom)

The deck was upgraded in the past year with maintenance-free material. We love the way it wraps around the master bedroom as well. It's perfect for summer grilling, entertaining, and dining al fresco.

Update and Improvement Summary

The current owners have compiled a detailed 3-page list for the asking. Here are some of the highlights.

  • All electrical receptacles have been replaced (switches/plugs)
  • All interior ceilings and walls are recently painted
  • All interior doors have been restained
  • Painted house exterior (3 years ago)
  • Replaced all 35 windows
  • Replaced roof with upgraded architectural shingles (2 years)
  • Upgraded/replaced two water heaters – 40 gals (2 years)
  • Replaced air conditioners(2) and furnaces (2)

Final Thoughts

We'd also like to mention there is an oversized three-car garage with new garage doors and an enormous dry clean basement that has a fireplace and roughed in bath ready to be finished. This home also has tons of storage!

If a home in Plymouth or the Wayzata school district is on your wishlist, this one deserves serious consideration.  Joe Houghton can't wait to show his newest listing. Give him a call.

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