You could never call it just another cabin on the lakeAthis lake home is far beyond the typical place Aup north.A Whether youAre looking for a spectacular spot to spend your summers or a lovely full-time residence, look at this one now before someone else snatches it up! This modern mission-style gem was built in 2003Afor the builder himselfAto be used as a home, office, and a means of showcasing his business. Thus, all the extras are here, inside and out. Only minutes from Balsam Lake, you have access to all the amenities of this superb vacation areaAbut with the peaceful, intimate atmosphere of a smaller lake. ItAs the premier home on Long Lake, situated on the sunny northeast side for an early start to the boating season.
YouAll enjoy a panoramic view through the multitude of windowsAall trimmed in the finest birch millworkAeven the windows in the extra-deep and immaculate, fully finished 2-car garage. And if thatAs not enough parking space for family and friends, thereAs a 3-car parking pad that even offers an outlet to plug in your guestsA vehicles for cold-weather starts. Call for a tour A youAll immediately see why this home won the 2003 Parade of Homes PeopleAs Choice award! Top-quality details are apparent the moment you enter the front door with leaded-glass sidelights to step onto the zone-heated ceramic-tile floor. YouAll even find a bank of switches inside the coat closet to control the soffit outlets for your holiday lights. Nice. Custom maple kitchen cabinetry includes details like pullout-shelves throughout, hidden trash/recycling compartment, built-in hutch, high-end hardware, and concealed outlets in the huge island. The casual dining space pairs nicely with the adjoining great room, where youAll gather Around the stone gas fireplace and admire the decorative and directional lighting, tray ceiling, Australian cypress hardwood floor, and a wall of windows overlooking the lake. Double-draw Levolor blinds provide privacy and sunshine simultaneously. For even more sunAalong with a breeze, relax on the adjoining covered Trex deck, maintenance-free and complete with speakersAand access to the garage, patio and lakeshore.
The stunning main-level master suite, accessed through elegant French doors, boasts a bay window and luxurious window seat with a view of the beautifully landscaped front yard. YouAll love the spacious walk-in closet and gorgeous bath with double sinks, NuStone counter, linen closet, and oversized shower. The fine finishes, and soft, neutral palette are repeated in another main-level bedroom, where youAll find a large closet behind 4-panel double doors of solid hardwood. The details keep coming in the nearby bath/laundryAfrom the oversized linen closet to the cleverly concealed ironing board and laundry hamper. And thatAs just the first floor. Descend the open staircase with custom maple balusters to the lower level, which offers a cabin feel with knotty-pineAand youAll see more evidence of the extensive and cleverly designed electrical plan. Two generous bedrooms, each with high-grade neutral carpet and a large, double-door closet, share a bath that contains all the superior detailing of the main level baths. The comfortable family room stays cozy-warm in the cold months with a traditionally styled Heat & Glo Tiara I gas stove. YouAll appreciate the stunning cabinetry with big-screen TV, high-quality hardware, expansive built-in desk, and access to the covered patio, which is prepped with a 50-amp breaker for your hot-tub installationAjust in case a soak in the lake isnAt quite what you had in mind. YouAll stroll along the lighted aggregate walkway, past mature landscaping, shade trees, and fire pit, and down to the dock for a boat ride. After taking a few casts, return to the house with your catchAto the convenient fish-cleaning room, complete with the same lovely finishes, sink, long counter, and fridgeAand handy access to the bath and water-toy closet. And weAre not done yet.
The garageAs basement, with Spancrete above, is prepped to be your workshop . . . or whatever else you might consider. It adjoins the rest of the basement where storage abounds. Whether itAs inside the home with all the amenities, or outside where the landscaping includes several retaining walls to best utilize the terraced yard, words can hardly convey the impeccable style and quality of this home. So quit reading this overly-lengthy descriptionAand call for your tour. Right now. Before itAs gone.
- 4 bedrooms
- 4 bathrooms
- 3 Garages
- 3,500 sq. ft.