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Minnesota Private Residence traditional-kitchen
 

Minnesota Private Residence

http://www.cookarchitectural.com
Perched on wooded hilltop, this historical estate home was thoughtfully restored and expanded, addressing the modern needs of a large family and incorporating the unique style of its owners. The design is teeming with custom details including a porte cochère and fox head rain spouts, providing references to the historical narrative of the site’s long history.
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August 23, 2014
Doug Ward wrote:
Size dog bed area - Please provide dog bed size
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COOK ARCHITECTURAL Design Studio
Thank you for your interest in our project. The pet Island is approximately 9’-5” overall – with 2 columns 2’ each on the ends, width approximately 2’-5”, surface is approximately 5’-5”
   August 27, 2014 at 8:46AM
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June 20, 2014
hxsinclair wrote:
Can this be done with a smaller island? Any more photos?
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Thank you for your interest in our project. Unfortunately, we do not have additional photos of this feature. We imagine it could be done with a smaller island.
   Thanked by hxsinclair    July 18, 2014 at 9:37AM
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May 22, 2013
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Renae Hiatt
dont know , but I like it!
   May 22, 2013 at 9:23PM
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Thank you for your interest in our project. This is custom built by Braaten Creative Woods, which is located in Savage, Minnesota.
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March 28, 2013
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penfreed
Is there a standard sort of cabinet holding these pups or was it custom built? and what if i get it and my dogs don't like it? my dogs would do that.
   June 23, 2013 at 8:24AM
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The cabinetry is custom built for this project. Unfortunately only you know if your dogs will like a bed or not, maybe fill it with treats at first to get them used to the idea. Good luck!
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February 10, 2013
sclips wrote:
Is this an Island? What size is it?
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COOK ARCHITECTURAL Design Studio
Thank you for your interest in our project. The pet island is approximately 9'-5" with a 2' column on each end. The surface is approximately 5'-5"
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February 2, 2013
sochockire wrote:
What paint was used around the windows?
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Thank you for your interest in our project. The interior designer RLH Studios located in Minneapolis selected the interior finishes on this house. They may be able to assist you with the answer to your question.
   February 5, 2013 at 8:38AM
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sochockire
Thank you.
   February 5, 2013 at 9:14AM
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August 27, 2012
tarloo wrote:
What type/size of dogs are shown in the picture?
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dharris02
Looks like a Golden Retriever and the white dog a poodle/Maltese mix
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Shari Horowitz
This is awesome -- great idea. Can you please tell me what kind of floor you used? Are they porcelain tiles (12 by 12 or what size?) or is it another material?
Thank you so much.
   November 20, 2013 at 10:50AM
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July 31, 2012
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Thank you for your interest in our project. We were the architect of record and designed the home. The interior designer for the project selected the finish materials. The interior designer is RLH Studio located in Minneapolis.
   August 14, 2012 at 9:32AM
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June 17, 2012
missbitsy3 wrote:
I love the pillows - I have been looking for pillows to use on a wonderful red sofa and love these. Are they available somewhere?

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Thank you for interest in our project. The interior designer selected the finishes for this project, The interior designer was RLH Studio located in Minneapolis.
   August 27, 2012 at 12:29PM
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May 25, 2012
nataleejo wrote:
I love the chairs. Where can I get them?
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These chairs are made by Century Furniture in Hickory, NC. They are from the Town & Country Collection and are available in over 100 finishes. www.centuryfurniture.com
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January 5, 2012
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motherbear
I would think that it was custom made to fit the space.
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lapreilly
i love this...perfect solution for the dogs beds that take up space on my living room floor. so much more attractive too!!
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Donna Dandy
Did you receive a reply on the cake stand? I'm interested in the source as well.
   December 17, 2012 at 7:33PM
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Leslie Cording
Thank you so much - I love it!!
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kirsten69
please tell me where i can find the same exact flooring.thanks!!
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