From luxurious homes tucked away in the woods to lakeside retreats fit for a king or queen, Minnesota boasts some beautiful properties situated in scenic landscapes. Does it get any better than breathtaking views of Lake Superior, an abundance of fireplaces, and home theaters? Here are 10 fabulously expensive homes in the state.
Looking to escape the Metro Area rat race? Well, nothing beats a cabin Up North. But why settle for a cabin when you can have a compound? This one sits on more than five acres of land with 800 feet of lake frontage. The main house has six bedrooms, seven baths, five fireplaces, and a movie theater. The five guest houses are nice, too. The price tag on this property is $8.5 million.
Another Up North escape, this 8,800-square-foot $6 million home sits on two-and-half acres with 327 feet of direct Gull Lake frontage. Seven bedrooms and 10 baths ensure plenty of living space for the entire household. And you can always escape to the boat house if you need more privacy.
In Minnesota, water doesn’t get any bigger than Lake Superior. So, if you’re looking for expensive housing with expansive views, this ultra-modern $5.5 million compound on nearly 1,500 feet of Lake Superior shoreline ought to do it. Seven and half-acres of wooded lot surround the 7,200-square-feet for main house, a guest house with its own beach, and a treetop art studio.
It comes as a surprise to nobody the priciest pad on this list sits on a five acre lot in Wayzata. With 360 feet of Lake Minnetonka footage, this $11.9 million 16,000-square-foot home is styled with European elegance. Four bedroom suites, seven fireplaces, and 10 baths give everyone plenty of space. There’s also a three-hole golf course on the property.
If you prefer not to share your water frontage with others, perhaps this $6.5 million 14,000-square footer on 16 acres, with three ponds and a swimming pool better suits your tastes. A master suite worthy of French nobility anchors the residence, which has four additional bedroom suites, five fireplaces, and a library, to boot.
Back in Wayzata, we find a $6.25 million 10,000-square-foot home in a traditional, English country style. You’ll enjoy five luxurious bedrooms, three full baths, and views over Lake Minnetonka’s Wayzata Bay all the way to the sunset. Five fireplaces, and 137 square feet of lake frontage, and separate guest cottage are some of this historic property’s (built 1919 and restored) other key features.
A cool $6 million will put you at the top of the food chain in tony Edina. Sitting on four-and-a-half acres with 375 feet of Mirror Lake frontage, this 12,000-square-foot estate sports six bedrooms, including a master suite, an indoor pool, a conservatory and greenhouse, and separate guest quarters.
Another Wayzata entry on the list, this little cottage comes in at 18,600-square-feet, with six bedrooms, five full baths, 10 partial baths, a six-car garage, and a price tag of $9.5 million. Two hundred feet of Lake Minnetonka frontage and 2.6 acres of property make the exterior as amazing as the residence.
Back in the West Metro, we find a stellar 8,200-square-foot home on more than two acres of Lake Minnetonka frontage going for almost $6 million. Four bedrooms, including a master suite, seven baths, and an open floor plan make this tremendous living space seem even bigger than it is.
If you’re more of an urban dweller, you’ll find this $5.5 million 8,400-square-footer on Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis to your liking. Five bedroom suites, old-world styling, and intricate details fuel the charm in this heart-of-the-city escape. A movie theater, marble spa baths, elevator, sauna, and ownership of the adjacent lot sweeten the pot on this stylish manse.