Stunning historic Queen Anne style Mansion with colonial revival details boasts 5 bedrooms, 5 baths tucked away on almost 1/2 acre private city lot surrounded by beautiful landscaping and is on the MN National Historic Registry and was once a bed and breakfast. This home has been remarkably restored to retain it original features but also offers today’s modern amenities.
The exterior appeal offers a variety of distinctive elements such as the inviting and tranquil stone front porch, Palladian window on the south gable and large round arch window lights the interior stairway on the north. There is a beautiful large gable dormer in front with balustraded balcony. Some additions to include concrete circle driveway and newer 3 car detached garage to compliment the integrity of this stately home.
Impressive large open foyer takes you back in time to see the original hardwood floors, bold pillars and wide trim. Each room is spacious with built-in seating in the front parlor room, formal living room is picturesque with fireplace, grand pocket doors, and opens into the formal dining room that shows off a rare piece of history, the 4 arm kerosene chandelier is from 1860 and built-in hutch, along with the coffered ceiling.
As you walk through the butlers pantry that offers custom built-ins, oven and just steps away from powder room, then entering into updated kitchen which offers in floor heat, custom Cherry cabinets, granite tops, large island , and plenty of counter top space. As you walk out of the kitchen and take a few steps down you will be surprised by the private and cozy den to enjoy reading or a day of meditation.
The wide open staircase is mesmerizing shows a great view looking out the large window that offers a built-in bench seat, original hardwood floors that flow up to the 2nd level. There is a large landing on the 2nd level with 4 bedrooms. The master bedroom offers, fireplace, 3/4 bath and walk-in closet. The 2nd bedroom also offers a 3/4 bath, bedroom 3 is spacious with walk-in closet, a 4th bedroom or (the maids room) is private and is just off the back maids staircase, and a full bathroom offering cast iron tub with tile surround and custom built vanity.
Entering into the 3rd level is a grand open space that once was a ballroom and now can be used to entertain or private use. This area also offers a 3/4 bathroom and plenty of storage space. The lower level has a den with fireplace, bright and cheerful laundry room with sink. Plenty of storage space throughout lower level for storage or let the mind be creative to complete some space for our needs.
This home is in a great location, offers many possibilities whether it be home or a business opportunity. A home so very well cared for and has so much more to say, so take the time to see all that it has to offer.