Serene Lakeside Community
Eighteen miles west of Minneapolis and nestled on south shores of Lake Minnetonka sits the small town of Excelsior. Founded in 1853, the city maintains its historical roots while ensuring modern comforts are readily available. With an extensive network of parks, trails and noteworthy year-round events, Excelsior offers an unparalleled lifestyle with a historic main street perfectly situated on Lake Minnetonka. Within the inviting community is an envied restaurant scene and boutique shopping. It’s also home to the historically elevated residence: 634 3rd Avenue Excelsior MN 55331.
Elevated Historic Style
Perched above Excelsior, this preeminent 1873 farmstead rests on one of the largest properties in town, at nearly a full acre. It also sits at one of the highest elevations in Excelsior. Enjoy the privacy of a country estate, with the convenience of a pleasant 4-minute walk to main street. Incomparable scene. Sunny, Private, and Convenient.
Enriched with 146 years of history, the home has stayed true to its original design of comfort and suitability while revitalized for modern-day living. From morning light filtering through stain glass windows, to the natural transitions between living spaces, the partiality goes well beyond the quality of the home. Each room paints a scenic image of serenity and privacy through the use of its charming, and updated, windows. Entertaining is effortless for all occasions, enjoy seamless movements between interior and exterior spaces. Did I mention it has a pool?
Private Entertaining Life
The kitchen is the heart of the home. With a major remodel performed from its original layout, it has been modernized to today’s impressive standards. Directly connected to the kitchen is the formal, as well as the informal, dining. After dinner conversations seem to transition out to the iconic front porch and the stately living room with ease. As temperatures chill, the family room’s Tulikivi soapstone fireplace radiates warmth throughout. Guests are drawn to the poolside activities and yard games when the sun is high above and the perennials are in bloom. The lush landscaping, with an array of herbs, shrubs and trees, feels like a secret garden.
From morning sunshine to stargazing, the owner’s suite on the upper level is perfect. The serenity of the south facing, sitting room must be experienced. Completing the upper level are two generous size bedrooms with the updated three-quarter bath. The ample of storage space in this home is uncommon for homes built in the late 1800s.
If you would like additional information on 634 3rd Avenue Excelsior, Minnesota 55331 or would like to set up a private showing, please contact the listing agent, Paul Johnson, at 952.212.7103 or fill out the form below.