$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 virtually 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 are feeling such as you’re on a cruise ship at occasions. The water could be very near the house, which isn’t typical.”

Aerial view


Nice room


Schwarz was current through the building 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 bogs. There’s a main bed room on the primary flooring, whereas a second main suite and three extra bedrooms are located upstairs. The nice room has two tales, with a double-barrel, vault ceiling and French doorways.



Bed room


Rest room


The house has two kitchens—a main prepare dinner area and a catering or prep kitchen.

“The mess is in a single kitchen, after which you’ve gotten 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 pair 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 stage and several other upper-level balconies.

“Your entire property is wrapped in both decking or porches … and if the climate will get a little bit windy on one aspect, 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 bushes—there’s a lighthouse duplicate, modeled after one in Nova Scotia.



Golf simulator


Based on the householders, the property additionally has the most important 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, in order that they stored 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, you realize 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 a whole lot of curiosity within the itemizing.

“It checks a whole lot of bins for individuals on the lookout for one thing at this stage that’s particular,” he says. “It’s very traditional and really nicely finished. Although it’s a big, luxurious house, it feels very comfy.”