5811 216th Street N Forest Lake MN 55025 JUST LISTED

Dated: 04/04/2016

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This 4 bedroom/4bath beautiful home located on Clear Lake in Forest Lake has a 4 season porch, a large wooded lot with lake frontage, flat sandy beach area, weed free, perfect for swimming, fishing around the included dock. Lots of wildlife nearby. Two garages, Five stalls. An expansive finished basement includes a walk out to the backyard, fireplace, built in wet bar, music room and exercise room. Updated flooring in December! An absolute must see!

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FEATURED LISTING 5811 216th Street N Forest Lake MN 55025


FEATURED LISTING 5811 216th Street N Forest Lake MN 55025


1) 365 beautiful sunsets over the lake a year.

2) SPACE! Space to raise a family, entertain, play, find privacy, indulge in a hobby, grow.
3) Nature - Lake, wildlife, birds, up north feel yet close to cities; beautiful in all seasons
4) Secluded but minutes away from local shopping, schools, services, neighbors, and freeway connecting Forest Lake to the Twin Cities
5) Worlds greatest neighbors
6) Recreation and play all in your back yard - swimming, boating, fishing, Hardwood Creek Trail, volleyball, basketball, play center
7) Almost all rooms have lake view - beautiful windows to the outdoors in every room
8) Layout of home puts everything you want just where you want it to be
9) Small town feel where people know your name
10) Great place to relax at end of day everyday

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FEATURES OF 5811 216th Street N Forest Lake MN 55025


  1. 100’ shoreline on Clear Lake.

  2. Beautiful sunset year round – western exposure.

  3. Sandy, weed free beach on 400 acre lake with abundant walleye, crappies, northern, sunfish and muskies.

  4. Great water sports lake due to limited public access, warm summer water temps and round shaped lake.

  5. Secluded waterfront with natural vegetation for privacy.

  6. Granite rip/rap erosion control installed.  

  7. Wood deck terracing on shoreline, with four patios, electric power, firewood storage and fire pit.

  8. Custom ramp for roller dock and/or boat lifts.

  9. Lake water pumping system for 6 zone, in-ground sprinkler system, with removable pump for winterization and blowout.

  10. Heavy duty, two-story, cedar play center with swings, slide, fort and climbing bars in lighted area on lake side.

  11. Nine perennial gardens with stone landscaping.

  12. Twelve varieties of mature trees, including Colorado Spruce on the lakeside.

  13. Arborvitae bushes on neighboring sides for privacy.

  14. Fenced, river rock filled dog run area with access via sliding doors off deck, with perennial flowering vines covering fence.

  15. Paver patio and walkways off main entrance.

  16. Textured cedar deck full length on lakeside, including space for grill adjacent to kitchen, and dining table for outdoor meals.

  17. Paved ramp access to lakeside of house for rider tractor access.

  18. Private paved garden area featuring a giant, flowering Chinese Lilac tree.

  19. Huge driveway for kid sports and parking for get-togethers.   8000 sq. ft. of landscaped, paved space.

  20. Nearly full size lighted basketball court with two pro-style, adjustable nets with glass backboards.

  21. Split rail fenced lined access drive off quiet, paved street, with 300’ of dense woods for privacy.

  22. Lush green one acre plus sized, weed free lawn.

  23. Sugar sand volleyball court adjacent to 30’ x 30’ concrete patio for entertaining.

  24. Duck pond and small creek flow through rear of property and along wooded driveway during wet months.

  25. Clearing in woods contains bonfire area and mulch pile for gardening and fall leaf disposal.

  26. 100’ of cedar dock included.  “L” shaped configuration with bench to right.  “H” shaped boat access to left.

  27. Mosquito control provided by Washington Country – has been very effective in recent years.

  28. Wildlife includes deer, fox, eagles, wood ducks, geese, rabbits, squirrels and heron.

  29. 10’ x 50’ of river rock paved area adjacent to boathouse for RV or trailer storage.

  30. Six zone in ground sprinkler system with 100% yard coverage, including 14 day timer.

  31. Basement lakeside walkout onto downstairs patio – great for firewood storage.

  32. Last driveway sealcoat applied – 2015.

  33. House exterior painted in 2012.

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House – Main Floor

  1. Lake views from nearly all rooms.

  2. Four season porch with glass on four sides, plush carpet, ceiling fan and walkout onto full house length deck on lakeside.  Surrounded by arborvitae, flowering plants and bushes – very private feel.  Gorgeous sunset views.   New shades on all windows.  Boxcar siding paneling on ceiling.

  3. Large fireplace in living room.  Two sliding glass doors offer access to lakeside deck.  Fully retractable window treatments.

  4. Wood ceiling with open floorplan design between dining room, living room and kitchen.

  5. Large master suite with full bath, walk in closet with built in shelves, and glass door onto four season porch.  New carpet.

  6. Laundry room with pocket door.  Includes trash compactor, deep sink, upstairs laundry chute, and built in storage, including ironing board and laundry hamper.

  7. Suana and ¾ bath off kitchen

  8. Wet bar off kitchen with built-ins for storage, including glass front display cabinets above.

  9. Kitchen includes lots of convenient, accessible storage, pullout rolling shelves, vertical storage for trays, vegetable bins, circular corner storage, swing out 2 sided spice rack, hidden rolling serving cart, under cabinet lighting, 2 ovens.

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House – Upstairs

  1. Two large bedrooms with lake views.   South bedroom large enough to serve as second master bedroom.

  2. ¾ bath.

  3. Cedar closet.

  4. Built in storage shelves and cabinets for linens, books, games, crafts.

  5. Two hallway storage closets.

  6. Upholstered wall for kids to use for pinning up projects/grades/pictures/etc.

  7. New carpet throughout.

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House – Downstairs

  1. Walkout to lake.

  2. Fireplace.

  3. Large wet bar with built in refrigerator, dishwasher, sink, cupboards and stereo cabinet.

  4. Large bedroom with built-in bookshelves and closet.  ¾ height egress window.

  5. Exercise room with custom cedar paneling and rubberized floor.

  6. Large office/craft/music room with soundproofed ceiling

  7. ¾ bath.

  8. 800 sq. ft. carpeted family room.

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House – Mechanical

  1. Bryant furnace/heat pump combination for air conditioning and heating – four years old.

  2. Bryant humidifier – 4 years old.

  3. Programmable heat/cooling controls.

  4. Supplemental electric baseboard heat on four season porch and downstairs.

  5. Drain tile and sump pump system in basement.

  6. Culligan drinking water system with pressure tank, pump and faucets on all sinks.

  7. Culligan water softener.

  8. Culligan sediment filtration system with timer and auto-flushing feature.

  9. AT&T telephone system with 18 stations and up to 6 lines.  Station to station and whole house intercom.

  10. Cable TV available, not installed.

  11. Ethernet, Cat IV wiring installed to all bedroom and office locations.

  12. Surround sound wiring in place downstairs with connections to stereo cabinet behind bar.

  13. Plumbing in place for central vacuum system – not installed.

  14. Water system to shop/boathouse with shutoff and drain for winterization.

  15. Anderson triple pane windows and sliding glass doors.

  16. Corian countertops throughout all bathrooms and kitchen.

Outbuildings – Shop/Boathouse

  1. 30’ x 30’ shop/boathouse is fully insulated and sheet rocked with heat, hot/cold water, telephone and electric (110/220).  

  2. 24’ workbench with 60’ of upper and lower cabinet space for storage.  

  3. Pegboard installed full wall length on bench side.

  4. Large picture window overlooks duck pond.

  5. Pull down ladder provides access to 900 sq. ft. of overhead storage.  Attic has full floor.

  6. Double overhead door with garage door opener and keypad control.

  7. Storage space for pontoon, boat, cars, snowmobiles, etc.

  8. 30’ x 30’ concrete deck adjacent to building for additional storage/project space.

  9. Front and rear outdoor spotlights.

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Outbuildings – Garage

  1. Two car detached garage adjacent to patio.

  2. Pegboard installed on all walls.

  3. Built in storage for summer/winter glass/screen doors and gardening materials.

  4. Garage door opener with keypad control.

  5. Sprinkler system controls.

  6. Exterior security lighting.

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Barb Goerss

I have 35 years of real estate sales experience. I'm a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), MAPS Mastery Coaching Client, KW BOLD Graduate for 3 times, and own the KW 14 Moves Real Estate Expansion....

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