First time publicly available! Enter the impressive neighborhood and follow the wooded street up to the end. At one of Minnetonka’s highest elevations, you will find this spectacular former Dayton family estate. A magical experience arriving at this Colonial home, up the long lilac-lined driveway. Truly a gem that few know exists. Jaw-dropping elevated views over the cities with breathtaking sunsets. Amazing privacy on 1.74 acres filled with wildlife and established peony gardens. Southern exposure drenches the home with natural light. Rich with history and character. An entertainer’s delight! NEW: flooring, appliances, RO water filtration, steam humidifier, water softener, garage doors, paint, toilets, light fixtures, Lutron system, custom holiday lights, and more! Features: 3 car heated garage, large kitchen island, butler’s pantry, grand staircase, screened porch, covered porch, deck, balcony, 2 full interior staircases, and 4 fireplaces. High demand and convenient location.