1688 Highland Parkway, Saint Paul, MN – Just Listed

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1688 Highland Parkway

Detailed List of Improvements


Well loved and cared-for property

Completely new electrical, entire home rewired 2006

Completely new plumbing, all new copper pipes 2006

Every room professionally painted using Benjamin Moore paint ‘13‘14

Anderson Renewal windows throughout

Hardwood flooring refinished throughout 2006

Vintage or new Tudor-appropriate lighting installed (9+ext, 75+ interior) dimmers 2006

EXTENSIVE landscaping: hardscape, fencing, lighting and plant material 06-13


Custom Kitchen 2013

Stainless Steel Electrolux Armoire Refrigerator

Stainless Steel Bosch Dishwasher

Stainless Steel Electrolux Gas Range

Heavy gauge Stainless Steel under mount double sink + new faucet

+ new garbage disposal + all new copper pipes

GE Microwave

Italian tiled floor

Custom cabinets added for new pantry

Wine Enthusiast wine fridge in new pantry

Ballard Design open shelving

Black Granite countertops with small ogee edge

Black glass knobs/pulls from Van Dyke Restorers

2 Vintage/rewired lighting ceiling fixtures + under cabinet lighting added

12 recessed Halogen ceiling fixtures

Custom shades from Royal Shade and Awning

3 new windows added to breakfast room 2010

New back hallway enclosure (tile floor added) 2010

New High-end JELD-WEN entry + Grisham security storm doors installed2010

Living Room

6 Vintage/rewired sconces installed (none prior) 2006

Vintage/rewired chandelier installed (none prior ) 2006

Dining Room 2011

New Custom Anderson Bay window with window seat added (sunbrella cushion)

Custom Austrian shades fabricated and installed by Tinnes Drapery

New custom Anderson French patio doors + brand new covered porch

All custom-match plaster applications by master craftsman

Exterior brickwork integrated w/ homes original bricks (+ 6 vintage salvaged decorative bricks)

4 rewired sconces + ceiling medallion, chandelier, crown molding installed

Library 2011

New Fireside Heat-n-Glow Gas fireplace installed with upgraded grill

New Custom mantle with marble surround and hearth installed

New 42” LG HD flat screen custom recessed television installed

New custom bookcases with adjustable shelving installed

Pair of refurbished, vintage stained glass windows installed

(Custom buck frame built, ext. brick integration)

4 Period appropriate sconces installed

New Stained glass overhead fixture installed


Basement Completely Gutted & Remodeled 2006

Glass block windows installed (7)

Foam insulation blown throughout + all new walls (drywall)

New recessed ceiling light fixtures (15)

New Sconces (6)

New radiant heat Porcelain tile flooring throughout (custom design patterns) 2007

New crown molding

Sump pump installed 2003

New Basement bathroom 2006

Completely gutted and rebuilt with Restoration Hardware sink console
New comfort height Kohler Toilet
Heated tile floor

Glass block Shower

New copper pipes

New Basement Mudroom/Cloak Room 2007

3 storage closets added with bi-fold doors

New tiled floor


Main Bathroom 2006

Completely gutted and rebuilt

New copper Pipes

New electrical

New custom shower and Subway wall tile + Restoration Hdwr faucet

New overhead exhaust fan/light

New Medicine chest + pair of rewired vintage sconces

New heated marble floor

New Restoration Hardware pedestal sink + Restoration Hdwr faucet

New High-end comfort height American Standard Toilet

New spray foam insulation

Master Bedroom (part of new master suite)

New lighting includes chandelier 2006

New sconces (6)

New crown molding

Master Bath (space created from 2 previously existing closets)

Completely New Construction! 2006

New heated marble floor

New Restoration Hardware luxury cast iron tub and faucet (floors reinforced)

New Restoration Hardware luxury sink and faucet

New Sconces from Rejuvenation

New Medicine Chest from Rejuvenation

New high-end comfort height toilet

New Imported Subway wall tiles (England)

New Chandelier from Ballard Design

New Velux Solar tube skylight

New spray foam insulation

Master Closet/Dressing Room 2006

3 new closets built using Stanley Mirrored bi-fold doors

New boutique chandeliers (3)

New halogen multi –lights in each closet

2nd Bedroom

New closet constructed from 3 tiny closets 2006

New halogen multi-light in closet

New sconces added

New overhead lighting fixture

3rd Bedroom (all new construction) 2010

Enclosed flat roof for entirely new bedroom using professional design and

Engineering. Notable features includes: insulation, stucco, Egress window + double window to match Master Bedroom window unit, lighted custom closet with bi-fold Stanley mirrored door, new Chandelier and 2 vintage sconces, new hardwood floors and crown molding.


Foam insulation blown over walls, ceiling and floor joists 2006

Wood decking mounted over insulation

New lighting installed

New extension ladder/steps


New front and back top echelon JELD-WEN & Grisham Security Storm Doors 2006

New Custom address plate from Frontgate 2006

New Lantern over front door entrance 2006

Drainage system w/2 drain tiles 2001

High-security Medico deadbolts and keys 2006

New front steps

New Security System 2006

Amana Central Air conditioning 2003

Professional Landscaping

Entire backyard: 2007

New concrete patio and garage walkway, new back stairs

New landscaping to include 19 new trees and numerous scrubs, perennials

New fence

New lighting (7 sconces, 1 pendant, landscape/path lights)

Entire Front yard and Grotto: 2011

New sidewalk to grotto, new circular concrete patio, new solid concrete porch

off dining room, (with 5-ft deep footings) (All Mike Hage Concrete)

New Landscaping (Blume Brothers) with 8 new front trees, 14 grotto trees

And numerous scrubs and perennials

New decorative iron fence by Premiere Fence

New Iron tiered fountain in grotto (Lilydale Garden Center)

New porch off dining room with vintage railings/pilasters, columns and roof 2012

(Custom 5-color paint application)

New 66” cedar fence installed by Premiere Fence, custom stain 2012

3 Smith & Hawkin window boxes 2007


New Luxaire high efficiency furnace installed by Boehm 2012

New 40-gallon high-efficiency gas water heater (all copper pipes) 2012

New Timberline asphalt roof installed on house & garage 2007

New steel gutters installed on garage 2007

Complete 3-color B.Moore professional paint job to house & garage 2007


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Licensed In: MN
License #: 40352890
1688 Highland Parkway
Saint Paul, MN 55116
Bathrooms: 3 full
List Price: $ 549,900
Living Area Approx: 2,500
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