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25 Dec 2016

Top 10 Home Design Trends for 2017

2016 proved to be a ground-breaking year for many trends in building and design, including a further merging of technology and our homes. But with the digital age also comes a yearning for quiet, contemplative, warm spaces where we can recharge in, well, a more analog way. With that in mind, here are the top 10 trends in home and design for 2017.

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15 Dec 2016

Tudor Perfection: 16201 Keystone

The classic Tudor form is stately, timeless, and inviting. 16201 Keystone is a perfect example of form and substance when it comes to the Tudor design. Much like the authentic Tudor specimens you might find in the Edina Country Club District, this luxury Lakeville home has authentic Old World Charm in spades. But the real Tudor love comes from the hand-crafted remodeling and high-end modern finishes that make it shine.

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01 Dec 2016

Happy 2017 from Josh Sprague

Best wishes for a wonderful holiday season! This is the time of year when we reflect on the things we are most grateful for. Within that spirit, let me thank you for your generous referrals in 2016 that made this our top-grossing year ever! Lakes Sotheby's International Realty also remained…

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03 Oct 2016

Luxury Real Estate News Vol 4

Highlights from the latest Minnesota, national, and international luxury real estate news and lifestyle stories, including articles on on luxury real estate, art, collectibles and homes, from leading publications including Sotheby's International, Mansion Global, Los Angeles Time, The Week and more.

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11 Sep 2016

Edina Country Club District History Vol I

This advertisement appeared in July, 1935 in ‘The Crier’, the neighborhood publication for the Edina Country Club District. Thorpe Brothers, the original developers of Country Club, used this tag line: “To assist you and your friends in selecting a home of sound value." True words in 1935, and still true in 2015, some 91 years after the first home construction began in the Country Club District.

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30 Aug 2016

Top Minnesota Waterfront Homes for Sale

Waterfront homes are the most desirable luxury homes, whether lake front or ocean front, primary residence or vacation home. And in Minnesota, with more than 10,000 lakes, these luxury waterfront homes are in abundance. From serene views to boating culture and recreation, Minnesotans love their waterfront homes. Here are our top picks for Minnesota luxury waterfront homes for sale.

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13 Aug 2016

Cornelia Neighborhood of Edina History Vol 1

The Cornelia Neighborhood of Edina consists of three distinct and highly amenitized areas: Lake Cornelia, South Cornelia, and Lake Edina. The Cornelia Neighborhood itself was developed in the 1950's and 60's, with most subdivisions being built shortly after Southdale Mall was completed in 1956 as the first year-round, climate-controlled mall in the United States. Today we explore the historical linkage between Southdale Mall and Cornelia.

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08 Aug 2016

Cedar Lake Cape: 2201 Glenhurst Rd

If there's one thing that moves me, it's authentic New England charm. There is something timeless and elegant in the symmetry and design of a classic Cape Cod or Colonial. Just take a drive through Edina Country Club, around Lake of the Isles, or in front of 2201 Glenhurst Rd in the Lake Forest Neighborhood, and you will feel the pull of the past on your heart strings.

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