Jul 26, 2014

Luxury Lake Minnetonka Living: Could Your Dream Home be for Sale?

Is your dream home for sale?

These videos of Lake Minnetonka homes for sale were recently uploaded to YouTube. Each listing links to the YouTube video (also attached to this article). Each home is also shown on the map attached to this article.

This column usually posts each week. We're still working out the kinks, so if you know of a home for sale we missed this week, please send links and information to jay.corn@patch.com for inclusion in next week's segment.

Big Island

330 Big Island, Orono ($440,000)

Historic Big Island on Lake Minnetonka! Built in 1903, this home has been updated with modern conveniences, yet retains the charm of yesteryear. Currently used year round, this property boasts some of the best views on Lake Minnetonka. Clean hard bottom shoreline is great for swimming or fishing off the dock. Go hiking on the island or hop in the boat for dinner at one of the nearby restaurants. Use in the winter for snowmobile parties or cross country skiing on the island. Have the up north feel without the long drive. Call 612-267-3865 or 1-800-292-4988 ext. 4001 or click here for more information.


6020 Loring Drive ($2,095,000)

Totally remodeled by Stonewood, high-end finishes throughout, panoramic views of upper main Lake Minnetonka as soon as you enter. 110 feet of hard sandy beach, sauna, wine cellar, almost an acre in a upper-end neighborhood. Bedrooms: 4; Bathrooms: 5; Square Feet: 6034. For more information about this property, please contact Steve Bedell at (612) 805-3625 or steve.bedell@advplus.com

7060 Halstead Drive ($389,900)

Absolutely stunning! Dramatic inviting spaces, vaults, fresh decor on 1.29 acres. Shows like a model. Main level owners suite vaults, wall of windows, jetted tub.Walk out rambler, has finished fourth bedroom and third bathroom—plus 1,200 squre foot unfinished walk to Lake Minnetonka! Bedrooms: 4; bathrooms: 3; square feet: 2383. For more information about this property, please contact John Beise at (612) 889-0340 or john.beise@advplus.com.

3575 Tuxedo Road ($1,500,000)

Custom home with 125 feet south-facing Lake Minnetonka. Rip/rap shoreline, five bedroom, five bathroom with four-car garage. Geo thermal, gourmet kitchen, huge master jacuzzi bath. Braz cherry floors and cabinets with tile and ranite surfaces. Lower level family room with bar, billiards, wine cellar and walk out. Two fireplaces. Large deck. Text T3669277 to 85377 for more details or call Sandra Sue Baker at 763-390-0760.


1555 Linner Road ($2,225,000)

Outstanding 4.98 acre home on private setting including tennis court, heated undergrnd pool, guest pool house, fountain over driveway connecting bordering ponds, heated driveway. Complete maid quarters and oversized garage. Rec/exercise/threatre in basement. Contact Troy at 763-370-3767 for more information on this property.

117 Broadway Avenue North ($289,000)

Stunning new home listing located in Wayzata. Single-family, three bedrooms, three bathrooms with 1,766 square feet. Great location, two blocks from downtown Wayzata and Lake Minnetonka. Near school, shopping and restaurants. Enjoy the private backyard from three-season porch. wooded lot. Contact Sujata Stalekar at  (612) 964-2903 for more information on this property.

3230 Bohns Point Lane ($849,500)

Deeded canopy dock, steps from your door. Soft contemporary style, nicely updated and bright sun filled home! Tree top lakeviews from the owner suite. Study loft and three bedrooms upstairs. Wooded, secluded lake neighborhood just five minutes to Wayzata. Three-car garage and firepit. Contact Bob Ritter at 952-475-8050 for more information on this property.


4415 Forest Lake Landing (price not available)

This is a single-family home with five bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and approximately 4,809 square feet. The property has a lot size of 3.16 acres and was built in 1995. To view this property, contact Patty Yorks at 952.334.3333.

2470 Cobblestone Court ($559,900)

New model. Only four homes on this island-like setting. Open, bright and airy design. Fatastic location with great south and west views. Rich woods, granite and stone tile enhancements. Contact  John and Judie Hassler at 612-720-2198 for more information on this property. 

2740 Caroline Avenue ($254,900)

Three-bedroom, two bathroom home with views of Lake Minnetonka. Large yard with deck, gazebo and patio for entertaining. Large foyer, dining room/bay window, functional kitchen, living room/fireplace and much more. Bedrooms: 3; bathrooms: 2; Square Feet: 2312. For more information about this property, please contact Fred Schramm at 763-416-2482 or FredSchramm@Counselor-Realty.com.

2538 Sandstone Lane ($499,900)

Exceptional one-level living! Including an elevator to the walkout finished lower level. Stunning interior, rich hardwoods, custom cabinets, granite kitchen and private rear setting. A rare find and a wonderful neighborhood. Picture perfect! Contact  John or Judie Hassler at 612-720-2198 for more information on this property.

Minnetonka Beach

2615 Cross Point Drive

Two bedroom, three bathroom with main floor master and walkout lower level. 1960's rambler on nearly 3/4 acre in historic Minnetonka Beach. Either remodel, teardown or keep the existing home! Every option here would make sense. This area breaks all the rules of value with docks for the homeowners and park/beach areas sprinkled about the peninsula it rests upon. Surrounded by water on three sides, over 200 residences enjoy the unique little luxury lake village that is "The Beach!"

Tonka Bay

120 Tonka Bay Lane

Four bedroom, three bathroom home with walkout located in the woods of Tonka Bay. Two stories, private setting backing up to wetlands that overlook Lake Minnetonka. Complete views of Lake Minnetonka and Big Island in fall, winter and early spring. Vaulted ceilings, fireplace, spacious master bedroom with bathroom and three-season porch. Bar in the basement, and walk in closets. 

145 West Point Court ($450,000)

Serenity awaits you. First offer ever on this energy-effecient gem where privacy abounds in Tonka Bay. This one-of-a-kind property has an open floor plan with panoramic views, an organic garden and a tranquil solarium overlooking acres of wetlands and Lake Minnetonka. Deck, patio, kitchen window, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, tiled floors, walk-in closet, sun room and a full and finished basement with walkout. Contact Joel Hentges at 952-475-9541 for more information. 

Spring Park

4100 Spring Street

Sun-filled, south-facing unit with panoramic views of Carmen's Bay. Very well cared for. Top-of-the-line finishes. Fifth floor party and billiards room with large decks and excersise room. Steps to Lake Minnetonka, marina, trails, parks, shopping and dining. Bedrooms: 1; Bathrooms: 2; square feet: 1233. For more information about this property, please contact Amanda Condon at (612) 310-2133 or amanda.condon@advplus.com


4646 Killdare Road ($539,000)

Outstanding 2011 remodel on Lake Minnetonka. Rich enameled millwork, hardwood floors, granite and stainless kitchen. Fantastic master suite. Maintained by original owners. Low maintenance lake living on private dead end street. Home is turn-key condition. Bedrooms: 3; Bathrooms: 4; Square Feet: 2937. For more information about this property, please contact Timothy Landon at (612) 978-5471 or timothy.landon@advplus.com.

1617 Paradise Lane ($169,900)

Generous living spaces are a nice surprise! Special touches, many updates and nice setting. Kitchen enjoys tons of cabinets, with breakfast bar pantry. Fireplace, inviting family room with additional room for office! Great storage. Plus new furnace. Walk to Lake Minnetonka! Bedrooms: 3; Bathrooms: 2; Square Feet: 1820. For more information about this property, please contact Kristin Beise at (952) 250-4828 or kristin.beise@advplus.com.

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