Five Dream Homes on the Fall Parade of Homes Help Build New Lives Through Housing

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ROSEVILLE, MINN. (Aug. 2019) — This fall, the public has an opportunity to help area families in need when they visit five Dream Homes during the Parade of Homes. Each time a visitor tours a Dream Home on the Parade of Homes, your $5 admission supports the BATC-Housing First Minnesota Foundation, the charitable arm of BATC-Housing First Minnesota. The Foundation constructs new and renovates existing transitional housing facilities with the purpose of helping Minnesota homeless, veterans and others in need.

The Foundation believes stable housing is life-changing for families and individuals facing crises related to homelessness. Dream Home admission fees allow the Foundation to partner with local service providers to transform shelter facilities, increase our capacity to serve more people, and offer scholarships to those seeking an education in the construction-trade industry.


2019 Fall Parade of Homes Dream Homes include:


Builder: Zawadski Homes, Inc.
Parade Home #10
9621 Whistling Valley Road Lake Elmo, MN
$1,969,500  |  5 Bedrooms  |  5 Bathrooms  |  7,500 Square Feet

  • The moment you step into this 7,500-square-foot home, you will be drawn into the spacious great room with 10-foot ceilings and an inviting fireplace.
  • A wall of windows and glass doors grab your attention and lead you to a breathtaking outdoor space with scenic views from both the terrace and the screened porch.
  • The gourmet kitchen features a Caesarstone-wrapped island, undermount sink, built-in seating area, and viewing windows to the indoor basketball court below.
  • Just off of the rear entry, you’ll discover lockers that provide plenty of storage space, a dedicated dog kennel area, a conveniently located bathroom, and a butler’s pantry.
  • Exceptional home automation keeps the homeowners connected no matter where they are in the world, while innovative design hides the technology in plain sight to eliminate clutter.
  • Ketra Lighting throughout the home is controlled with Lutron Palladiom glass keypads and sets just the right tone for any occasion with three layers of lighting in every space: general, task, and accent.
  • A two-story wall of windows floods the open stairwell with natural light.
  • Head up to the second level where you’ll find three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a bonus room, and a gorgeous master suite with a freestanding bathtub and spacious walk-in closets.
  • A state-of-the-art Rayva theater room downstairs creates an unmatched home cinema experience.
  • The lower level provides unlimited entertainment with a basketball court, exercise room, and a bar area that is the perfect place to host friends and family.



Builder: Custom One Homes
Parade Home #66
5115 Woodlane Alcove Woodbury, MN
$2,400,000  |  5 Bedrooms  |  6 Bathrooms  |  8,050 Square Feet

  • Nestled on a beautiful 2.5-acre lot, this Woodbury home blends modern and rustic seamlessly and soaks in the stunning views of the neighboring bluff and wooded ravine.
  • Black and white create bold contrast throughout the home, while geometric shapes are juxtaposed with natural elements for a contemporary spin.
  • A suspended staircase with an art display makes a dramatic statement.
  • Four fireplaces grace this abode, including a wood-burning fireplace in the cozy hearth room which flows to a relaxing deck.
  • Woodsy elements connect the home, from the birch wall covering in the mudroom to the Shou Sugi Ban wood gallery wall to the weathered antique wood beams in the great room.
  • The master retreat includes a fireplace, beverage area, and balcony overlooking a refreshing pool, plus the design continues to tie in the nature motif with vine-imprinted wall tile and whitewashed wood beams.
  • The lower level is packed with fun, including a wet bar, golf simulator, toy room, exercise area, and oversized athletic court to accommodate pickleball!



Builder: Distinctive Design Build, LLC
Parade Home #154
14950 Pixie Point Circle SE Prior Lake, MN
$2,200,000  |  5 Bedrooms  |  6 Bathrooms  |  5,480 Square Feet

  • Stepping inside this modern farmhouse, your eyes are drawn to the floor-to-ceiling Marvin Integrity windows that fill the back of the home and frame the spectacular views of Prior Lake.
  • Look up to see 10-foot coffered ceilings and dazzling light fixtures that will leave you in awe.
  • Shiplap-lovers will be enamored by the enameled shiplap in the dining room and the stained shiplap in the stairway and entry.
  • A gourmet kitchen boasts Thermador commercial-grade appliances and a butler’s pantry for extra prep space when entertaining.
  • Quality craftsmanship shines in this dream home with an 11-foot-wide stairwell, custom 8-inch newel posts with matching cabinet corner posts, and knotty alder doors.
  • A relaxing rooftop deck situated over the four-season porch is accessible from both the master bedroom and loft.
  • The master suite is a private sanctuary with its own incredible lake view, a barrel-vaulted ceiling, a gorgeous freestanding tub, and even more shiplap to carry the farmhouse style throughout.
  • Friends and family alike will enjoy the entertainment space and wet bar on the lower level.
  • No lake home is complete without a boathouse—this one even has its own rooftop deck to soak in the beautiful views.



Builder: Stackhouse Construction, LLC
Parade Home #181
5120 Kelsey Terrace Edina, MN
$2,919,000  |  6 Bedrooms  |  7 Bathrooms  |  6,700 Square Feet

  • A stone courtyard and outdoor fire pit greet you as you approach the French doors of this modern masterpiece.
  • Traditional touches of curved rafter tails and crown molding blend seamlessly with the oversized windows showcasing the topography of this gorgeous Parkwood Knolls setting.
  • The two-story great room features a beautiful 13-light ceiling constellation and fireplace.
  • An entertainer’s dream, this home features a built-in breakfast nook with seating for 10, an informal dining room, and island seating that creates the ideal space for large gatherings.
  • The kitchen will inspire culinary delights, with a 60” dual range, a full white oak cabinet wall, separate refrigerator and freezer columns, a tall pantry, and custom glass wine enclosure.
  • To further add to the convenience of this thoughtfully designed kitchen, a butler’s pantry is the perfect place for keeping messes out of sight.
  • For the ultimate living flexibility, this home features both a main-floor and upper-level master suite along with three guest en suites and a lower-level guest bedroom.
  • A true highlight is the panoramic walkout lower level that creates a sun-drenched space to lounge.
  • This basement is complete with a stunning fireplace, full bar, media room, and workout space.
  • Full home automation tops off this truly exceptional home that showcases luxury living at its finest!



Builder: Swanson Homes
Parade Home #232
2821 Deer Hill Road Medina, MN5 Bedrooms  |  6 Bathrooms  |  9,019 Square Feet

  • Designed to enjoy long southern views over scenic prairie lands, this stunning dream home showcases a distinct blend of sleek and elegant finishes.
  • The homeowners’ inspiration came from the modern Mediterranean-styled homes of the west coast combined with the picturesque prairie setting of the Deer Hill Preserve community.
  • The main level is designed for optimal entertaining with an open floor plan, gourmet kitchen, and screened porch.
  • A family-friendly bedroom layout is found on the upper level, and a thoughtfully designed basement includes a wet bar, media area, and guest space.
  • From the stunning waterfall edge of the center island in the kitchen to the intricately designed custom ceiling radius in the great room, unique details shine throughout the home.
  • Sports fans will enjoy the memorabilia case, workout area, and regulation-sized half-court basketball court found on the lower level.
  • Modern and future-friendly home automation was well thought out in this dream home. Powered by Google and the latest technology platforms, this easy-to-live-in smart home will always be up to date.


The 2019 Fall Parade of Homes is sponsored by US Bank & Xfinity

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