August 2016 | Lake Minnetonka Magazine

Erin Hearst’s Minnetonka Home Gets a Stunning Exterior Renovation

Before: Cramped deck and too much lawn.

After: Abundant spaces perfect for entertaining.

When Erin Hearst moved into her Minnetonka home in 2013, there was nothing in her backyard but an expanse of grass and a small 1970s hot tub. After two rounds of renovations by Southview Design, her patio door now leads to an idyllic outdoor living space with a fire pit, a new hot tub, a pergola, a fountain and plenty of seating. “You walk out here and you can enjoy every spot,” she says.

Featured in Lake Minnetonka Magazine, this project is a winner of the NALP Merit Award and a MNLA Landscape Design Award.

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