Serene lake house in Minnesota provides an inviting rustic refuge

rustic lake house exterior

Lands End Development is responsible for the design of this gorgeous rustic lake house nestled along Lake O’Brien in Crosslake, Minnesota. This incredible home has three finished levels and includes four bedrooms along with a bunk room and is approximately 4,200 square feet plus a 300 square foot screened porch.

For the exterior facade, the paint color is “Light Navaho White”. The Wood stain is a Sikkens SRD in “Dark Oak”, and the Stone is Telluride Stone “Goldstone”. Continue below to see the rest of this beautiful family lake house retreat…

rustic lake house exterior

What We Love: This rustic lake house in Minnesota offers a warm and welcoming escape nestled along the lake. Designed to entertain family and friends, there are plenty of spaces to relax and unwind while enjoying the serene beauty of the surroundings. From cozy evenings by the living room fireplace to gatherings on the three-season screened porch, every moment spent here is filled with comfort and joy.

Tell Us: Would this be your idea of this ultimate family lake house retreat? Let us know why or why not in the Comments below!

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rustic living room with a fireplace

Above: In the living room, the plaid chair and throw pillow are custom upholstered in a fabric sourced from Abraham Moon. A gorgeous stone-clad fireplace brings warmth and character into this space.

rustic dining room looking towards the living room with a fireplace

rustic kitchen island with pendant lights

Above: The kitchen island was custom-made out of reclaimed timbers from Big Wood Timber Frames in Brainerd, Minnesota.

rustic kitchen

rustic dutch door

rustic bedroom with a sliding barn door

rustic bathroom vanity with dual sinks

rustic bathroom shower

rustic bedroom with a vaulted ceiling

rustic bathroom vanity with a trough sink

rustic bunk bedroom

rustic bathroom with a blue vanity

rustic screened porch with a fireplace

rustic family room

rustic mudroom

Above: The flooring in this beautiful mudroom is Old Brick Originals in Peppermill. 

rustic lake house exterior with a fire pit

rustic lake house storage building exterior

rustic lake house storage building exterior

Above: This structure built into the hillside is dual purpose, serving as a bar next to the lake and storage for water activities. On the side of the door are water floats called Lazy Bunz Water Floats, they are quite popular on the lake.

rustic lake house garage

Above: The garage doors were custom-made by a local woodcraft company located in Brainerd, Minnesota. The size of the doors are 12″ wide by 7’6″ at the top of the arch. Product Details: Rough Sawn Cedar Board-n-Batten and Door Trim in Sikkens “Navaho White”. Garage Door, Facia, Soffit, and Brackets in Sikkens SRD 1-2 “Dark Oak”. They were all purchased through Hirshfield’s.

Photos: Courtesy of Land’s End Development

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