DESIGN TEAM: Jim McNeal, AIA
PROJECT TYPE: New Construction
James McNeal Architecture and Design

Driving Directions: From I-494 head west on US-12 toward Wayzata (8.4 mi); take the Cty Rd 6/Wayzata Blvd exit; right onto Cty Rd 6/6th Ave (0.6 mi); right onto Hunt Farm Rd. Destination is on the left.

With a stonemason as the homeowner, the architect was challenged to design a home that truly shows off what stone can do. The result is a home that invokes Richardsonian-style architecture, with inspiration from the Cotswald area of England.


In addition to the impressive stonework, the owner’s interest in industrial architecture led to the incorporation of steam-punk art and metal accents throughout the home. All design details are installed for a purpose, and are made of either steel, wood, stone or glass. The resulting aesthetic invokes a timeless manor house that looks across a creek into a massive marsh.

 

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