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Idyllic contemporary residence with privileged views of Lake Calhoun

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This beautiful contemporary residence was designed and built by John Kraemer & Sons, located on Lake Calhoun, the largest lake in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Fully integrated into its elevated site, this abode offers a unique combination of privacy from adjacent homes and magnificent lake views. Encompassing 2,800 square feet of living space, the home offers three bedrooms and three bathrooms, including a two-car garage with a workshop. A graceful modern exterior facade showcases a fusion of natural stone, corten steel, wood and glass. The interior boasts a clean, organic modern aesthetic throughout. On the first level, an open floor layout is designed to accommodate various activities, from quiet family time to holiday and dinner parties for up to eight.

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The outdoors is brought in through delightful details—such as horizontal grain walnut cabinets and polished concrete flooring. A gourmet kitchen makes food preparation a breeze, from a quick breakfast to a large dinner party. The kitchen is a beautiful mix of high-end Miele appliances, a waterfall island clad with Eramosa Limestone, custom hardware and plenty of unique storage.

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What We Love: Nestled lakeside, this picture perfect home offers a sprawling floor plan over two levels that is perfect for family living. Capturing wonderful views of the lake, through expansive glass windows, this home would make the perfect summer retreat. The mixed use of materials from the outside creates a visually striking facade that invites you in… where a heavenly oasis awaits!

Readers, what are your thoughts, is this your ideal lake house retreat? Why or why not, please let us know what you think in the comments below.

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The home was designed to showcase the homeowner’s unique collection of artwork, worldly antiquities and custom-designed furnishings.

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A spiral staircase leads to a spacious rooftop terrace, where you can spend long, lazy evenings watching the sailboats as they cruise through the waters of Lake Calhoun.

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On the upper level, a stunning master bedroom suite features the ultimate in luxury, from the expansive walk-in closet and refreshing spa-bath to the myriad of Marvin windows and a private deck, all oriented for breathtaking views of the lake.

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Photos: Landmark Photography

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  • extraditado

    Muy hermosa ¿podrías explicar cuál es el motivo de los paneles solares?
    Very beautiful. Could you explain what the reason of the solar panels?