Classic & Contemporary
Modern style and amenities provide the best of two worlds
A classic American porch welcomes visitors and lends a touch of nostalgia to this new home in one of Edina’s established neighborhoods. It’s the best of both worlds: prime, accessible location and all the modern style and amenities found in a custom-built home.
The main level’s open floor plan is unified by dark oak hardwood floors. A handy office near the front entrance has convenient built-in desks that make it easy to keep mail and paperwork organized. But the main entry’s most dramatic feature is a one-of-a-kind, character-rich wall made with reclaimed wood from a rustic barn.
The living room offers a comfortable place to relax or entertain, with easy flow to the dining area and kitchen. A carefully detailed two-sided tiled fireplace defines the space and provides an alluring glow to both the living room and kitchen—though the home’s basic heating and cooling needs are satisfied by an extensive geothermal system.
Inside the contemporary kitchen, light cabinets and stainless appliances contrast the dark wood floors, and the unique tiled wall above the sink complements both with its light-and-dark color palette. A bank of windows looks out on the backyard and brings natural light into the space. Just off the kitchen, a mudroom provides convenient storage of outdoor wear for those entering from the garage.
On the second level, a spacious family room is the perfect place to relax or watch favorite movies. Three bedrooms feature both custom-made built-ins and walk-in closets. The homeowners also enjoy special touches incorporated by Highmark Builders, such as a master closet with a secret door (so as not to interrupt those who are still sleeping), a custom cut-out for sliding laundry into the laundry room, and cabinetry for storage throughout the entire home, including the top of the stairs.
- White custom-made built-ins offer discreet bedroom storage and a neat, crisp look.
- The flow between the living room and kitchen is visually divided by a chic, two-sided stone fireplace.
- Next to the office, a rustic wall made from reclaimed barn wood in the front entry lends a nostalgic feel to the brand-new home.
- Dark wood cabinetry adds extra elegance to the master bath.
This colorful second-floor bonus room provides additional family gathering space.
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