Highlights of 5241 Oaklawn Avenue
o Spectacular South Harriet Park European style home that has been remodeled throughout.
o The home is sensational for entertaining with large room sizes and great flow.
o Tremendous curb appeal with tasteful landscaping, deep windows, cedar shake roof and circular drive
o Beautiful hardwood floors throughout and tasteful décor that seamlessly flow throughout the main and second floors.
o Charming original front door opens to a spacious vaulted foyer leading to a center hall floor plan
o The main floor design uses beautifully crafted beadboard chair rails throughout
o A handsome walnut office with two walls of custom bookcases and cabinetry makes a sophisticated yet casual work-at-home environment.
o Beautiful banquet-sized dining room features four custom cabinets with alcoves for serving and showcasing art, and a classic wood burning fireplace with rare bamboo granite surround.
o A tremendous great room has a coffered ceiling, tw0 walls of beautiful true divided light casement windows, a gas fireplace, a hidden television behind a beautiful piece of art, and a wall of French doors leading to a Pennsylvania Bluestone patio.
o The kitchen adjoins a sun-filled bayed casual dining room with charming built-in benches for cozy family meals.
o A remodeled gourmet kitchen has custom enameled cabinetry, beautiful granite counters, tiled backsplash, and features a top-of-the-line Sub-Zero Pro 48” refrigerator, Wolf six-burner gas cooktop, Thermador double ovens with Cooksmart technology, 38” Shaw double sink with Rohl fixtures, and a three-seat bar for casual dining, and pantry cupboards for even more storage.
o The kitchen opens to a vaulted sunroom with French doors opening to the spacious back patio and secluded yard
o A mudroom from the garage has four cubbies with plenty of space for shoes, cabinets for mittens and hats, a spacious closet, slate floors, and a door to the backyard, and another to an oversized, heated garage
o At the top of the center staircase is a spacious bayed landing with room for a desk or casual seating to read and relax all while basked in warm sunlight.
o The master suite has a roomy bedroom and an amazing master bath with separate, granite covered vanities, a top-of-the line Kohler whirlpool/tub, a large shower with seating, heated Olive stone flooring reclaimed from a downtown Minneapolis building, and a huge “his and hers” walk-in closet with custom organizers.
o The second level has two other good sized bedrooms, a remodeled full bath and second floor laundry.
o The lower level has a great amusement room space for kids and their friends or the family to play games, watch TV or just relax.
o There is a huge room adjoining the amusement room currently serving as an exercise room and storage space that is plumbed and framed for easy conversion to a fourth bedroom.
o There is a large utility room plumbed for a second laundry that has a closet and more storage space, and a great workbench for tools and tinkering.
o The backyard is one of the most unique features of this great home. It boasts beautiful landscaping centered around a gorgeous Bluestone patio with plenty of room for dining and casual seating, a custom made Chicago brick fireplace on a lower level seating area, a charming clapboard-sided playhouse/potting shed, all enclosed with a new Cedar privacy fence. The front- and backyard are fully lit with professional copper landscape lighting.
o Many perennial gardens and irrigation system.
o There is a paved parking spot for a third car.
o This unbeatable South Harriet Park location is half a block from Arden Park and Minnehaha Creek, two blocks to Wooddale Park and the Edina Country Club, and a short walk to 50th France shops and restaurants.
o Concord Elementary
o Southview Middle School
o Edina Senior High School