A Summit Avenue Treasure!

A Summit Avenue Treasure!

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Welcome to 1705 Summit Avenue, a stunning architectural treasure updated for today's needs. This is only available due to a job transfer! This elegant home offers you grand living spaces with generous room sizes, unsurpassed architectural detail, and an updates from top to bottom!

Exceptional features abound in this stately, all brick, three-story home. This Five Bedroom, Five Bath home has been completely renovated! You’ll love this completely new kitchen with granite counters, custom cabinets, high end European appliances, center island, 2 pantry’s, one with a wet bar, ice maker, and wine fridge. Additional renovations include 2 master suites, 2 laundry areas, 2 fireplaces with gas inserts, new boiler , water heater and even a water softener system. Also, there are 7 split unit air conditioning units.

Light fills this house. The living room has two large bay windows, and the dining room has an even larger bay with five windows. A sun room overlooks the back yard. Several rooms feature lovely, picturesque stained-glass windows that drench the home with both light and color.

A rare three-car garage offers space for several vehicles and toys. The double lot which totals almost a half acre is private, fenced, and lined with mature pine trees.

Many other exceptional features include:

--a beautiful, wrap-around front porch with classical pillars

--a stunning carved wood staircase with a built-in bench at the landing

--coffered ceilings in the entry and in the kitchen

--two pantries for storage and work space and three ovens

--a built-in buffet in the dining room that is spread out over an entire wall and its 3ft. Deep.

--a library with a gas fireplace, flanked by built-in bookshelves and stained-glass windows

--a back staircase,

--a finished lower level family room with a gas fireplace

--a second laundry in the lower level along with a couple more unfinished rooms, great for storage or hobby rooms.

- loads of closet space and storage.

- beautifully hardwood floors on all 3 levels.

-finished rec room on the lower level.

This home was carefully built over a three-year period and finished in 1913. It was designed for Louis A. Wiedenborner, the president of American Home Furnishings Company. One of the later owners was well-known philanthropist I.A. O'Shaughnessy.

1705 Summit is in turn-key condition. The current owners spent nearly a year restoring and renovating this home. In addition to all the improvements listed above, it now features an updated electrical system, new plumbing, a new boiler, a water softener, Main roof replaced in 2013 and porch roofs 2019, an air conditioning system with seven mini-split units, security system and an in-ground sprinkler system plus so much more.

Summit Avenue is one of the best walking/ running/ biking neighborhoods! Walk to shops, restaurants, parks or have coffee on Grand Ave and easy access to downtown St. Paul or Minneapolis or

MSP airport.

Quick Possession possible! Great floor plan with spaces you will actually use! Easy to show, just call for an appointment.

MLS# 5492040

Single Family



3 Car Detached with 8' doors


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