Four Dream Homes in the 2015 Fall Parade of Homes Benefit the BATC Foundation

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This Fall, the public has an opportunity to help area families in need when they visit four BATC Foundation Dream Homes during the Parade of Homes. When visitors tour the Dream Homes, they are asked to pay a tax-deductible $5.00 admission fee at the door, which supports the BATC Foundation, the charitable arm of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities. The Foundation builds and remodels homes for Twin Cities’ families in need. All other Parade Homes are open for viewing at no cost.

2015 Fall Parade of Homes Dream Homes include:

Parade Home #33
5265 Kelsey Terrace, Edina


West Ridge Charm

This spectacular Mediterranean-inspired home in Edina is the site of one of the last remaining lots in the prestigious West Ridge Farm neighborhood. This unique, custom-built community was developed on farmland in the 1940s and features distinctly built residences designed with unparalleled charm and intricacies.

  • 4 bedrooms, 4 baths and 5,000 finished square feet
  • Enjoy a dramatic entrance through this home’s European-style interior courtyard; a true highlight of the home
  • Thoughtful outdoor living spaces are designed for endless entertaining; think private patio with wood-burning pizza oven, built-in gas-line grill, stone laid patio, and gorgeously detailed retaining wall that is a work of art in and of itself
  • Inside entertaining is equally as desirable; an expansive floor plan features open rooms and formal dining overlooking the interior courtyard
  • Arched doorways throughout the home will surprise and delight, especially among the home’s signature Hacienda and European-Mediterranean Styles
  • Notable clay tile roofing adds exceptional character while specialty tiles, used both inside and out, create remarkably unique accents in every room
  • Lighted drawers illuminate the gourmet kitchen with modern amenities like Wolf/SubZero appliances
  • Thoughtfully designed, the butler’s pantry and food-prep area is close to the kitchen but discrete and out-of-view
  • An intricate glass wine wall creates a spirited space for entertaining guests
  • Only 15 lots remain in this remarkable, one-of-a-kind custom neighborhood.

Parade Home #34
5222 Green Farms Road, Edina


Heavenly Dwelling

Peaceful surroundings and an angelic exterior make this Dream Home feel truly heavenly. Visitors to this cottage-style dwelling will be blessed by the home’s elaborate interior with ornate detailing and enchanting craftsmanship.

  • 4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms plus Jack & Jill bathroom, and 4,652 finished square feet
  • A rounded Marvin window decorates the façade of this beautiful and classic exterior featuring cedar shakes and stone
  • All eyes are on the vaulted gathering room with handsome wood ceiling beams and captivating cast stone gas fireplace
  • Walnut hardwood floors create seamless walkways, while custom built-ins add an abundance of character to every room
  • Inside the gourmet kitchen, homeowners can expect state-of-the-art appliances and superb functionality
  • The kitchen’s stately style is partnered with an expansive pantry uniquely designed with custom finishes and features
  • An intimate circular breakfast nook overlooks the home’s picturesque backyard
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  • Additional scenery is easy to come by in the screen porch with outdoor gas stone fireplace, as well as wrap-around deck
  • Main-floor master suite features heated floors, spa-like shower and separate vanities; across the home, a stunning guest suite is set up to pamper friends and family who come to visit
  • A full service bar and game room offer an entertaining space for relaxation when you’re not utilizing the lower level exercise room with cork flooring
  • Unique spaces, including a pet wash station, proves that this home has something for everyone
  • Oversized three-car garage and sizeable workshop

Parade Home #87
258 Bushaway Road, Wayzata


Estate Home

This rambler-style estate home is a tranquil haven for empty nesters, yet designed with a thoughtful and hospitable layout to welcome friends and family. Feel at home when you tour this notable residence in an established gated neighborhood that’s built with quality and elegance.

  • 4 bedrooms, 4 baths and over 4,300 finished square feet
  • Enjoy unforgettable curb appeal as you meander through a gorgeous gated community on an estate setting
  • Follow an attractive paver driveway and detailed walkway to the home’s entrance, where an even more detailed interior awaits
  • Rustic and elegant floor-to-ceiling windows flood the main level with natural light plus wooded and wetland views from every angle
  • Custom cabinetry, large butler’s pantry and separate serving space create a functional, focal-point kitchen
  • Two stone fireplaces in the home, and another in the porch, create ambiance that illuminates the home’s beauty
  • The inside master suite does not disappoint; enjoy a huge walk-in closet, spacious bath with soaking tub and generous vanity with make-up station
  • Themed reading nook includes a “mouse hole” for grandchildren to play
  • In contrast to the elegance of the main level, the lower level is relaxed and on trend – featuring a barnwood wall housing the TV and a stunning full stone fireplace in the rec room
  • Custom craftsmanship and detailed trimwork showcase the home’s timeless elegance and unmatched quality
  • Screened porch surrounded by mature trees, expands the main-level living area to the outdoors

Parade Home #88
324 Bushaway Road, Wayzata

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Nestled into the heart of Wayzata, this French chateau boasts a two-acre lot full of sunny, south-facing bliss. Find your happy place among the home’s mature hardwood trees, poolside porch or inside its many detailed rooms –exercise room, master suite, sport court, juice bar, BBQ-cooking terrace, media room, study and so much more!

  • 5 bedrooms, 7 baths and 10,080 finished square feet
  • The dramatic French Chateau exterior plays off the interior’s clean contemporary accents, including radius returns at all windows and doors
  • The curved guest entry drive draws your attention to the striking stone entry and mansard roof stairway tower
  • Rich mixture of exterior materials: stone, metal, stucco and reclaimed porch
  • Elegant barrel vaults combined with other soaring ceiling vaults offer high volume spaces
  • The wine cabinet in the dining room is artfully crafted of steel, glass and wood
  • The private master suite—with large study, his/her closets, fireplace in bath—is just a few steps up from the foyer
  • The upper level is dedicated to a kid’s zone with full bedroom suites, ensuite baths and walk-in closets, plus a kid’s entertainment and study area that can be accessed by two stairways
  • Relax by the poolside porch complete with reclaimed finishes, soaring ceiling with six skylights, retractable screens and BBQ cooking terrace
  • The lower walkout level is ready to entertain with a large-screen media room overlooking the indoor sport court and exercise room
  • Cool off at the juice bar before exiting to the multilevel pool and hot tub terrace with fire feature


The 2015 Fall Parade of Homes is sponsored by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage and Minnesota Homeowners Alliance.