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Living Room

When the owners of this two-story cottage first contacted Schrader & Companies, they planned on renovating their 1970's home. They loved the location, but the house needed work. As they talked through the design, however, it soon became apparent that it wouldn't cost much more to tear down the home and build new. "The homeowners loved that idea," says Andy Schrader.

Their new 4,500-square-foot house quickly took shape on the beautiful lot in a well-developed Minnetonka neighborhood. The homes shingle and stone exterior infused with painstaking details. Thanks to Schrader interior designer Miranda Brouwer those include: art niches, faus-painted walls and ceilings, and furniture-style built-ins in the kitchen, casual dining area, and great room. At the home's heart is the kitchen, open to the formal and informal dining spaces, walk-in pantry, and the hearth and great rooms.

The upper-level owners bedroom boasts an enormous alder-lined study, with window seat and dual desks. Th two tween girls each have a charming bedroom, and their shared bath sports penny tile and a glass backsplash.

Downstairs, more special features abound: A music room, and open theater, and walk-in wine cellar ensure everyone in the family has a space dedicated to their passions. Especially the two girls: As both are dancers and like to perform for the family, they will now pirouette on the stage with directional lighting.

Story - Midwest Home Magazine - C.L.
Photos - Todd Buchanan
Interior Designer - Miranda Brouwer

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December 20, 2013
cjr5 wrote:
Could you please tell me the L X W X H of this cabinet? Thanks.
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sides are 18" deep and middle is 20" and the length is 10'
    Bookmark   December 23, 2013 at 11:35AM
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November 24, 2013
jenyoung607 wrote:
Where is the cabinetry from?
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We custom built them.
    Bookmark   November 25, 2013 at 7:21AM
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September 27, 2012
pwhiteo wrote:
Where did you find a larger flat screen tv with a white frame?
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Hi Schrader & Companies, how did manage to hide the socket where the TV will be plugged? how to hear from you soon.
    Bookmark   October 31, 2013 at 2:32AM
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We used a "clock outlet" which recesses into the wall.
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September 16, 2013
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