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Orono Estate traditional landscape
 

Orono Estate

An elegantly landscaped estate was designed to frame views, offer tranquility, and provide numerous spaces with a variety of experiences.

Long, meandering bluestone paths interconnect formal garden spaces with natural woodlands. World-famous bronze sculpture provides personality to an otherwise pastoral place. Groundcovers of Pachysandra, Hosta, and Heuchera are planted en masse to firmly shape garden spaces. A stone wall retains the generous main bluestone terrace. Though it resides a half-mile from the water, the home is positioned perfectly to provide a captivating view of Lake Minnetonka.

Over many years the evolution of this home and landscape has earned Windsor Companies numerous design awards from the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association and the American Society of Landscape Architects.

Photos by Paul Crosby
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giovinazzil wrote:
Love the patio stones. What type are they?
     Comment   October 19, 2013
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no problem! good luck!
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Where can I get those lovely chairs? Do they come in cream?
April 13, 2014 at 2:30pm   
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"This terrace is the clients' favorite part of their yard, and they use it all the time," says Arnosti. They use it casually whenever the weather allows and for their frequent parties. When the Minnesota weather has them housebound, they can can still enjoy the beautiful view across it and out to the lake.

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