$14.75M Lakefront Property Is Minnesota’s Most Costly Dwelling

The priciest itemizing in Minnesota is a waterfront house with 360-degree views of Lake Minnetonka.

The 9,016-square-foot mansion sits on the finish of a peninsula in Woodland, MN, and is listed for $14.75 million.

“It’s a surprising piece of property with nearly 1,700 toes of lakeshore, which could be very distinctive,” says itemizing agent Jim Schwarz, with Lakes Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty. “The views within the house are completely spectacular from each room. You’re feeling such as you’re on a cruise ship at instances. The water could be very near the house, which isn’t typical.”

Aerial view


Nice room


Schwarz was current throughout the development course of, which completed in 2016.

“I met the homeowners in 2014 and ended up discovering them this property,” he says. “They tore down an previous house and constructed this stunning house over a few years.”

The home has 5 bedrooms and 6.5 loos. There’s a major bed room on the primary ground, whereas a second major suite and three extra bedrooms are located upstairs. The good room has two tales, with a double-barrel, vault ceiling and French doorways.



Bed room




The house has two kitchens—a major cook dinner house and a catering or prep kitchen.

“The mess is in a single kitchen, after which you will have a big leisure kitchen,” Schwarz says, noting that the kitchen was a finalist within the 2017 worldwide Sub-Zero Wolf Kitchen Design Contest.

On the leisure entrance, the house has a theater, golf simulator, wine room, and a couple of,500-square-foot storage.

The homeowners designed the home to have an indoor-outdoor really feel, with loads of glass doorways on the primary degree and a number of other upper-level balconies.

“Your entire property is wrapped in both decking or porches … and if the climate will get slightly windy on one facet, you’ll be able to simply stroll round to the opposite.”

On the finish of the two.8-acre property—and hidden among the many timber—there’s a lighthouse reproduction, modeled after one in Nova Scotia.



Golf simulator


Based on the owners, the property additionally has the biggest residential flagpole in Minnesota.

“It was on the property when my shoppers purchased it, and so they thought it was a very distinctive and funky function, so that they saved it,” Schwarz explains. “For individuals who boat on Lake Minnetonka, it’s simply an iconic property. For those who’re out in your boat and also you see the massive American flag flying, it’s Cedar Level, as a result of that flag has been flying there for a lot of, a few years.”

Schwarz says there was loads of curiosity within the itemizing.

“It checks loads of packing containers for folks searching for one thing at this degree that’s particular,” he says. “It’s very basic and really properly completed. Though it’s a big, luxurious house, it feels very comfy.”