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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
3 years ago

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

recep köktaş
2 years ago

çalışmalarınızda başarılar !
yerleşım kat pilanını ( projesini ) mail atarsanız sevinirim.

Ahmet
1 year ago
Reply to  recep köktaş

Attılar mı ?

Erdogan
5 months ago
Reply to  recep köktaş

Projesini yolluyamam fakat baska resim isterseniz yolluyabilirim

Abhishek lal
2 years ago

Can I know the full budject of this https://onekindesign.com/2016/08/02/contemporary-residence-lake-calhoun/ house house plz

Colt
1 year ago
Reply to  Abhishek lal

Did you get an estimate? I’m curious about a similar style

Kathryn Fish
1 year ago

Where’s the fireplace for that wood??

Derrick Washington
1 year ago

How much to build

Mayara Cunha
1 year ago

Do you have the floor plan of the house?

Jo
1 year ago

the second floor is confusing

Barb Roberts
1 year ago

Love the design. I just wish the interior design had a pop of color here and there.

Claudette
1 year ago

Ok, well it is obviously lovely. But……a bit dark, and confined. bland wall colour. windows too heavy and thick. should have made windows much larger and with more glass/less divides. not enough textures.

Raghu
1 year ago

Design s outstanding. I wanna construct the same. Will i get detailed planning of this house

Imalsha
1 year ago

I like that house.plaese give an estimate and plan

Danny
1 year ago

Porque no subes foto del frente ??
Nos dejas con esa inquietud.

Grace
11 months ago

I love this design.

Ryan
7 months ago

Can i have the plan of that house

Bulent Koparan
5 months ago

perfect color match is great

atakan
2 months ago

Do you have the floor plan and second floor plan of the house?