Buckeye Point

Situated on the peninsula of a small Minnesota lake, this home is surrounded by views of meadow, rolling woods and quiet water. Its three wings, arranged to take advantage of the natural ridges on the site, are intimate for the couple yet spacious enough for large gatherings.

One wing contains the kitchen, living room and dining room and provides direct access to the lake. Another wing situated parallel to the shore contains the garage, mudroom and two bedrooms, with easy access to the garage on one side and a second-story view of the water on the other. An interior bridge links to the third wing’s master suite. Mahogany ceilings complement the interior’s exposed steel and concrete. The exterior materials (zinc, ipe and painted panels) were selected for their longevity, durability and tendency to develop a natural patina over time. The house was intended to quietly settle into its beautiful site and allow its owners to experience nature from every angle.

3-D Tour

Project Team

Mark Larson, Ryan Lawinger


Hagstrom Builder

Interior Design

Baker Court Interiors


Ken Gutmaker (1-2, 9-16); Spacecrafting (3-8, 17-19)


Mpls. St. Paul Home & Design November 2018
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Fine Homebuilding March 2016
RAVE Awards 2018

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