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Inviting dream home offers serene retreat on the shores of Lake Minnetonka

luxury lake house exterior

Designed by Swan Architecture together with Streeter Custom Builder this luxury lake home exudes quiet elegance, nestled on the shores of Crystal Bay, on Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota. With every detail thoughtfully crafted and curated for comfort and style, this dream home is bathed in southern light, seamlessly blending indoor and outdoor living and creating a serene connection with nature.

Facing south, and the beautiful Crystal Bay, the home and pool terraces are flooded with sunlight, making this coastal home come alive with natural light throughout the day. The screened porch, and lower-level walkout, offer shady solace from the sun and places to gather.

DESIGN DETAILS: ARCHITECT Swan Architecture INTERIOR DESIGN Kipling House Interiors BUILDER Streeter Custom Builder LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT Travis Van Liere Studio

luxury lake house exterior

Marvin windows and exterior doors showcase panoramic lake views as well as approaching guests.

luxury lake house exterior entry

In this idyllic retreat, moments are savored against the backdrop of Minnesota’s serene lakeside beauty, with every detail thoughtfully crafted and curated for comfort and style.

luxury lake house entry

Inside, coastal charm meets timeless sophistication. Vertical shiplap defines spaces, while a carved stone fireplace surround anchors the open-concept dining/kitchen/living room, radiating warmth and character.

contemporary staircase

What We Love: This Lake Minnetonka dream home provides an inviting respite for its owners and their guests to enjoy luxury getaways on the lake. Light-filled living spaces are decorated with stylish details that promote comfort and relaxation. Overall, the architects were successful in creating a welcoming and tranquil atmosphere for this lakeside retreat, along with a seamless indoor/outdoor connection.

Tell Us: Would this be your idea of the ultimate lake house getaway? Let us know in the Comments below!

Note: Be sure to check out a couple of other amazing home tours that we have featured here on One Kindesign in the state of Minnesota: Dream Home Tour: A beautiful and inviting Tudor home in Minnesota and A French provincial Minnesota home gets an insanely stunning makeover.

contemporary living room

contemporary living and dining room

contemporary dining room and kitchen

contemporary dining room and kitchen

contemporary kitchen

The dream kitchen features quartz Calacatta Natura polished counters and custom cabinetry alongside a bespoke brass range hood and marble accents.

contemporary kitchen

Waterworks faucets add a touch of luxury to the kitchen and bathrooms, while Emtek Providence door knobs in unlacquered brass exude classic charm throughout.

contemporary scullery

The kitchen transitions effortlessly into the butler pantry, where vintage-inspired marble shelves rest on a refined brass structure. A traditional star-patterned tile floor complements Benjamin Moore’s Kendall Charcoal cabinetry and Cloud White walls, enhancing the sense of space and brightness.

contemporary scullery

contemporary scullery

contemporary powder room

contemporary oval window detail

contemporary bedroom with a canopy bed

contemporary bathroom with a freestanding tub

contemporary bathroom with a freestanding tub

contemporary walk-in closet

contemporary home office

modern bathroom

modern home bar

Entertainment abounds with a lower-level golf simulator adjacent to a refined home bar, just steps away from a well-manicured outdoor putting green with views of the lake – perfect for practice swings and leisurely afternoons with friends.

modern indoor golf simulator

luxury lake house exterior backyard view

luxury lake house exterior backyard view

luxury lake house covered patio with alfresco dining

The poolside screened porch with retractable screens offers a shady respite, while an artfully designed outdoor fireplace beckons on cooler evenings. The Lynx 30” outdoor grill is ready year-round for cooking up a delicious meal.

luxury lake house patio with an outdoor fireplace and string lights

luxury lake house exterior backyard view with a pool

luxury lake house exterior backyard view with a covered patio

luxury lake house patio with an outdoor fireplace

luxury lake house exterior backyard view with a pool

luxury lake house exterior backyard view with a pool

luxury lake house exterior backyard view with a pool

luxury lake house exterior aerial view

luxury lake house exterior at dusk

luxury lake house exterior at dusk

luxury lake house exterior backyard view with a pool at dusk

luxury lake house exterior backyard view with a pool aerial view 

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B Spring
30 days ago

Might be the “perfect” house.

DLF
30 days ago

This has to be my favorite house of all time. The color palette is gorgeous, the custom built ins are outstanding and the paint colors are perfect. Finally a laundry room that has enough space and a large enough sink to give dogs a bath…

Mark
30 days ago

Another kitchen, dining room,living room rectangle. Has become way too predictable. No thank you.