BALA Winner – Best Custom Home 6-8,000 sq. ft.

North Arm Retreat

Platinum Award Winner, 2016

Best Custom home in the US, 6-8,000 sq. ft.

BALA Website – National Association of Home Builders

PLATINUM | One-of-a-Kind Custom or Spec Home 6,001 – 8,000 sq. ft.

North Arm Retreat
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Located in Orono, Minn.
Photography by Spacecrafting

Architect/Designer | Alexander Design Group
Builder | Stonewood, LLC
Interior Designer | Studio M Interiors

Design Statement | The cottage-style Craftsman exterior with cedar-shake siding, rustic, reclaimed barn timbers and handmade cement tiles and countertops add unique architectural accents to this home. Gorgeously crafted warehouse style doors open to a climate-controlled wine room. A Marvin bi-folding door with Phantom Screen opens the sunroom to the outdoors. This five-bedroom, six-bath home also features white-oak hardwood floors and lofted ladders in the children’s suites. Other amenities include a 566- square-foot art studio, boathouse with cantilevered deck and a three-car garage.

Judges’ Comments | “Nice big windows…for a traditional house it’s all decked out with contemporary on the inside | The roof pulls it together well. Love the white rooms with black doors and trim.”

February 9, 2017

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