Minnesota is the land of 10,000 lakes and is home to many great lake houses. Today's estate in Edina, Minnesota is a modern home on a 4.4 acre site with plenty of woods and water. The architecturally-intriguing home and sprawling grounds represent the design collaboration of Tom Meyer, MS&R principal architect, and Herb Baldwin, co-founder of the University of Minnesota's School of Landscape Architecture. The grounds including a pool, gazebo and pergola as well as a shaded oriental garden with dry creek bed, extensive decks and terraces, annual and perennial gardens, screened porch and integrated landscape lighting.
The AIA Honor Award-winning residence uses both Asian and Prairie Style themes to create a large family home with clean lines. The five-bedroom home has an open foyer and the living room and dining room have large windows that bring the natural beauty on the outside in. Over one hundred extruded aluminum, triple paned European H-windows welcome abundant light and the use of warm wood makes the home seem friendly and welcoming. This home is listed at $4.795 million.