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Stephanie Brunkhorst #1 Elm Grove Agent. Premier Property Specialist. Listing & Selling Homes Like Yours

One-of-a-kind 5bedroom, 4 full and 4 half bath custom home in the premier suburban Village of Elm Grove. Located on 1.86 wooded acres in tranquil neighborhood of quality homes on a quiet tree-lined dtreet. Oversized solid mahogany entry door opens to an elegant limestone floored foyer leading to the two-story great room with a wood buring fireplace featuring a limestone hearth and custom mantle, highlighted by a wall of windows overlooking private woods. Attention to detail abounds–stunning lighting and eight-foot doors thru out, Santos Mahogany kitchen flooring, rotary cut matched grain cherry cabinetry, granite kitchen surfaces with a tiered and angled island. A main floor master bedroom with private sun deck, a unique his/ her bath, both with natural stone flooring and vessel sinks in 3 of the 8 bathrooms. Private office/sitting area off patio accessible breakfast room. Extraordinary walk-out lower level features a custom bar, wine cellar, mirrored work out room, wood burning fireplace, 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath and one half bath. pin #31433

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Charming grand Colonial with a family friendly 5 bedrooms, 4 full & 1 half bath. Formal living room with Inglenook fireplace, hardwood floors and crown molding, formal dining room with buily-in china cabinets, also with hardwood floors and crown molding. Updated kitchen with breakfast room, island, granite countertops, gas cooktop and hi-end stainless steel appliances appliances. Kitchen opens to sunroom with vaulted ceilings. Sunroom opens to a huge brick and stone patio. Library/den with hardwood floors, built-ins and crown molding completes the entry level. Elegant curved staircase to upper levels hosts family room, master suite plus 4 additional bedrooms including a maid’s suite on 3rd level. Family room and 2nd level hallway both open up to balconies overlooking the front yard. Lower level has aswimming pool, fireplace, game room, sauna, full bath with pool area walk-out to a2nd patio. Walking distance to Village Park and community activities. pin #94622

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Mid-Century Modern all brick Ranch home in convenient Wauwatosa location. Covered front entry and foyer with coat closet open to living room with natural fireplace and formal dining room with a southwest facing window wall. Enjoy sunlight thru out the day in the vibrant living room/dining room area. Spacious eat-in kitchen with loads of cabinetry exits to side/back yard area. Three main level bedrooms. Lower level rec room, concrete front patio. pin #31398

Fabulous updated 3-4 bedroom, 1.5 bath Ranch home in convenient Wauwatosa location near Mayfair Road. Enjoy recent updates with fresh makeover of the entire main level to kitchen with stainless steel appliances, living room with wood burning fireplace, dining room, plus additional two bedrooms and den/office/4th bedroom that opens to back yard. Key updates include Amish built rustic hickory cabinets in the kitchen. Lower level has spacious rec room and storage room. PIN #31362

Stephanie Brunkhorst Cell: 262-893-0350 Direct: 262-754-6646 www.stephaniebrunkhorst.firstweber.com sbrunkhorst@firstweber.com

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Advertising Sales 262-250-1503 Editorial Correspondence 262-250-1503 Digital edition @: www.eymag.com Yours is one of a select group of finer Wisconsin homes chosen to receive Exclusively Yours Magazine. On behalf of our advertisers we thank you for your continuing patronage. Exclusively Yours Magazine (ISSN 0888-0298) is published twelve times a year—monthly—by Lifestyle Publishing, LLC 7434 Lannon Road, Lannon WI 53046-9746. Telephone (262) 250-1503. PERIODICALS POSTAGE PAID at Milwaukee, WI and other mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Exclusively Yours, 7434 Lannon Road, Lannon WI 53046-9746. All rights reserved. This magazine accepts no responsibility for manuscripts or photo transparencies not accompanied by return postage. All printed material is copyrighted by Lifestyle Publishing, LLC 2019. Any reproduction in part or in whole is prohibited without written permission. 4

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Introducing The Season of the Soul Collection by Sid Dickens. Nine new memory blocks have been added to his collection. The call of the rooster brings about a new day and with it, the sun turns fields of wheat into gold. The Cedar Waxwing represents natures innate generosity and reminds us to share what we have in excess. Falling acorns remind of us of winters impending chill. Stop in at Key Pieces to view the entire fall and holiday collection. Over 150 in stock. Come join us for our Fall Market filled with pumpkins, floral arrangements, and home decor starting October 1-5, 2-7 p.m. Our Holiday Open House will be October 25-27th, 2019 from 10-7 p.m.  We are located at W282 N7148 Main Street, Downtown Merton, 262-337-1728, www.keypiecesdecor.com/

Beyond Vintage Furnishings The Embassy Sofa conveys a classic, mid-century style with tailored proportions and refined details. It features a button-tufted, tight back design with piping details throughout, and seat cushions filled with a luxurious feather blend. The frame is supported by a recessed, solid-wood base. Available in three vintage leathers, chosen for their unique grain characteristics that will age beautifully and develop a rich, natural patina over time. Available at Beyond Vintage Furnishings in Oconomowoc. Call 262-527-5683 or email BeyondVF@gmail.com for more information. 

studio nine twelve It’s our intention to not only please you, but amaze you. studio nine twelve specializes in creating custom landscape designs to enrich your outdoor environment. Building upon 10 years of landscape construction and design experience, our design team utilizes creative and practical expertise to bring your ideal landscape to life! I had the pleasure in designing and building the beautiful two-tiered artistic landscape shown above. For this project, I wanted to create a space for entertaining and functional use, in addition to featuring a beautiful, stone art piece. This custom hand-cut stone piece is truly one of a kind. 262-527-5337. studio912llc@gmail.com. www.studio912.net. “Designed to Amaze” OCTOBER 2019

The Ottoman Society Things are buzzing at The Ottoman Society with this pair of bright Baker Milling Road ladybug chairs–just two of the many quality consignment pieces that appear daily at our store and often fly out just as quickly! Whether your style is traditional, mid-century or modern, you’ll find the finest in consignment here in the heart of Elm Grove at The Ottoman Society. Visit us for that special buying experience or a friendly place to sell you treasures at 13408 Watertown Plank Road, behind Great Harvest Bread Co. 262-786-1786 or www.theottomansociety.com.  Open Monday-Saturday. 5


N9232 WINDY WAY, EAST TROY Stunning Lake Beulah Luxury home on 3.163-acres with 150-feet of flat, swimmable frontage. Located at the end of a cul-de-sac offering total privacy! Many updates and improvements include: new roof, new furnaces, air conditioner, windows, patio doors, bathrooms and more! New gourmet kitchen with a wall of windows, Wolf double oven, Subzero refrigerator, granite counters and beautiful hardwood floors. The great room has cathedral ceiling, hardwood floors, natural fireplace and majestic views! Private wing perfectly appointed for guests with two modern en suites and fully finished walk out basement and a full deck. Incredible master suite with private deck. $1,675,000 pin #66270

N9194 EAST SHORE ROAD,, EAST TROY MOTIVATED SELLER! Great Lake Beulah home has 19.9-feet of swimmable frontage, low taxes, pier with space for a pontoon/ski boat, and kayaks. Fully updated new roof, siding, patio, septic, windows, kitchen, carpet and baths. Fantastic views from the deck or enjoy the privacy of the finished patio! Huge great room, with natural fireplace and first floor master bedroom suite! Upstairs you will find three full bedrooms and a loft. Detached 2.5 garage. $649,000 pin #06600

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248 FIELDSTONE ROAD, DELAFIELD Timeless and Classic meet modern in this custom Delafield Colonial. Beautiful eat in kitchen, stainless steel appliances and gray cabinetry. Soaring ceilings in family room, skylights, natural fireplace, wet bar and doors to backyard patio. Spacious master suite with new steam shower and updated bathroom. Large lot has a huge fire pit, walking paths throughout the prairie, hot tub, storybook patio with vine-covered pergola. $550,000 pin #58777

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N9567 HORSESHOE LANE, EAST TROY Beautiful Cape Cod Contemporary on Lake Beulah home has 128-feet of frontage, deck, pier, boat house and guest house. This 1977 built home has 4,136-square-feet of living space with 2 fireplaces, 5-bedrooms and 5 full baths $1,525,000

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8 Midtown 100 Campaign Beginning in 2018, the Midtown 100 campaign, or Midtown 100, is the largest project undertaken by Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity to date. Midtown 100 aims to build, rehabilitate, and repair 100 homes in Milwaukee’s Midtown neighborhood in the span of three years. By Anne Kaiser

13 Apple Season In Wisconsin Autumn in Wisconsin brings a delightful blend of cozy evenings and crisp, sunny days. Farms and families celebrate the harvest season, welcoming bountiful crops of apples, pears, and pumpkins. By Anne Kaiser

18 A Hidden Gem In Lake Country One of the hidden gems of Lake Country, Ashippun Lake, sets the scene for this beautiful ranch home in exclusive Saddlebrook Farms. By Jeff Gramins

22 Lake Living Elegance With The Feeling Of Home What happens when you mix sophistication and elegance with a feeling of “home”? You get this beautiful residence overlooking Oconomowoc Lake. It’s design and amenities lend to a distinct lifestyle centered around shared experiences with those you love most. By Julie Feldman

25 Beautiful Colors–Inside And Out Welcome to the season of beautiful color inside and out. This season allows us to layer with bold colors and textures.

27 Wooded Splendor In Brookfield Miller Homes and the owner didn’t miss a beat when they conferred on details and design for relaxing, engaging and entertaining in this expansive executive residence.

29 Majestic Luxury On Lake Beulah Stunning Lake Beulah Luxury home with 150-feet of flat, swimmable frontage. Located at the end of a cul-de-sac offering total privacy!

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AS WISCONSIN ENTERS its cooler autumn season, thoughts for many turn to cozy moments spent at home. Whether time at home is spent relaxing beside a fireplace, cooking a favorite meal, or curled beneath a soft blanket to read following a busy workday, time at home carries special significance for all who are fortunate to enjoy a safe and comfortable dwelling. But what about those who have been less fortunate, who must face ever-rising rent costs or for whom home repairs are unaffordable? Fortunately, Milwaukee is home to a dynamic and forward-thinking chapter-based nonprofit organization, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity. With a main office located at 3726 North Booth Street in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity reaches deep into

Milwaukee neighborhoods in need of safe and affordable housing. Aiming to combat that housing dilemma, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity is currently in the heart of its Midtown 100 campaign. Beginning in 2018, the Midtown 100 campaign, or Midtown 100, is the largest project undertaken by Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity to date. Midtown 100 aims to build, rehabilitate, and repair 100 homes in Milwaukee’s Midtown neighborhood in the span of three years. According to Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity’s Director of Marketing and Communications Jake Brandt, the campaign “really stemmed from a need in the community.” Brandt explained that “sixty percent of Milwaukee renters live in unaffordable housing,” with many “paying more than half their income to rent.”

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Midtown 100 is designed to help work toward a solution to the housing crisis faced by many of Milwaukee’s city residents. The campaign is focused on the Midtown neighborhood located on Milwaukee’s near west side, bordered by North 30th and North 20th Streets on the east and west, and North Avenue and Lisbon on the north and south. According to Brandt, “That project…will create the highest concentration of affordable single family homes built in Milwaukee since World War II.” Prior to its work in the Midtown neighborhood, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity focused work in Milwaukee’s Washington Park neighborhood. Following the Midtown 100, efforts will focus on the Harambee neighborhood. Clustering efforts in specific neighborhoods creates a positive impact on both families and the neighborhoods as a whole. However, once a particular neighborhood has been visited, efforts are not isolated to the construction periods only; Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity continues to offer support to neighborhoods in which they have previously

worked. And benefits are lasting; the Washington Park neighborhood blocks where work had been focused has since seen a 46 percent decrease in crime. Families who qualify to receive services from the Milwaukee chapter of Habitat for Humanity benefit on many levels. All are first-time homeowners, and in addition to receiving affordable mortgages, these families participate in working on the homes in which they will live, putting in 300 hours of “sweat equity,” according to Brandt. In addition, they are provided with financial education and home maintenance courses. Brandt noted that the aim of this educational underpinning helps “set homeowners up to be successful.” Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity also offers a repair program for those in their focus neighborhoods. For homeowners who experience serious electrical, plumbing, or leaks in their home that they are unable to afford to fix, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity steps in. They will send in a team to evaluate the needs on the property, and then bring in a team of contractors or subcontractors and volunteers to help complete the necessary repairs. According

to Brandt, “It’s really about building community from a block-by-block approach to not only serve our families, but to build safe, stable communities where our families are living.” Children of Habitat for Humanity homeowners also benefit from the stability of living in a safe, stable home. According to a survey of Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity homeowners completed two years ago, children living in households with stable homeowners achieved an 87 percent high school graduation rate. By comparison, this rate is 30 percent higher than the average graduation rate of their MPS peers. This study helped demonstrate the correlation between housing stability and educational outcomes. Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity receives funding from a wide variety of sources, including corporate sponsors and individual donors. Along with this vital and generous support, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity operates three ReStores in the Milwaukee area. These ReStores, located in Walkers Point at 420 South 1st Street, in Wauwatosa at 3015 North 114th Street, and in Greenfield at 4150 South 108th Street, provide the single largest source of funding for Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity.

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Sit back, relax and enjoy picture-perfect water views and year-round recreation on 100' of the Milwaukee River. Classic, four bedroom, 2.5 bath, Mikkelson-built Colonial home features a great room with dramatic double floorto-ceiling, energy-efficient windows and skylights that showcases the river views. New, spacious custom kitchen. Three car garage with back entry for easy access to the river. pin #07697

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ReStores began in Milwaukee 12 years ago, and, according to Brandt, have “really been a sustainable fundraising source.” Last year alone, ReStores sold over 2.5 million dollars of donated products, including a wide array of appliances, furniture, and cabinetry. All of the proceeds from the sale of these items went directly toward Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity’s work constructing affordable and safe homes. As an added vital benefit of Milwaukee’s ReStores, over 6 million pounds of still-usable materials are diverted from landfills annually, and move instead into other homes. “We can give those items a second life,” Brandt explained. Brandt noted that Habitat for Humanity’s “deconstruction services team” works to gather many of these still-usable materials and items. Alongside those items donated directly by homeowners, the majority of the items gathered by the team are from residential spaces, though items have also come from larger venues such as the Bradley Center. The deconstruction services team works with homeowners and contractors to “make sure those items get a second life,” Brandt emphasized. Volunteers help ensure the smooth running of operations at the three Milwaukee ReStore locations. Volunteering may be arranged on a flexible basis, with shifts available Monday through Saturday. A diverse array of volunteer opportunities ensures that everyone interested in giving their time and effort will find an appropriate match for their skills. Volunteers enjoy helping with deconstruction projects, decorating the store sites, picking up donations, cashiering, and processing donations. Volunteers also help onsite with homebuilding and repair efforts. Last year, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity gratefully accepted the assistance of over 2,800 volunteers working in the offices, ReStores, and at the home-building sites. Access to safe, stable and affordable homes helps people in profound ways and on multiple levels, with demonstrated positive impacts on health, education, and finances. Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with the families and communities it serves to bring these benefits to the many who have faced housing crises. As Brandt summarized, “We really see affordable housing as an opportunity for families to build strength, stability and independence.” n E X C L U S I V E LY Y O U R S


AppleSeason IN WISCONSIN Autumn in Wisconsin brings a delightful blend of cozy evenings and crisp, sunny days. Gold, orange, and brilliant reds intermingle with the remaining green foliage in area forests, and farms and families celebrate the harvest season, welcoming bountiful crops of apples, pears, and pumpkins. n n n

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OPEN YEAR-ROUND except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day, and Easter, The Elegant Farmer, located at 1545 Main Street Hwys ES & J in Mukwonago, Wisconsin, offers lovely opportunities to savor and celebrate the fall harvest. Perfect for individuals, couples and families, The Elegant Farmer offers a variety of genuine, non-commercialized activities and a plentiful selection of delicious gourmet foods to nurture the senses and celebrate the season. 13


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The Ottoman Society A Fine Furniture Consignment Shop

We invite you to a unique buying and selling experience in our bright and welcoming store. Find exceptional consignment items or bring us your treasures, Monday thru Saturday. Jill Wightman & Jennifer Morales

13408 Watertown Plank Road Elm Grove, WI (Located behind Great Harvest Bread) ____________________

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On Saturdays and Sundays until October 26, The Elegant Farmer hosts its annual Autumn Harvest Fest from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Children will enjoy pony rides, while all ages will enjoy the fun challenge of navigating a “family-friendly” corn maze, complete with easy routes in and out. Or, visitors may choose to sit back and take in the fall colors on a leisurely tractor-drawn hayride. The Elegant Farmer also allows visitors to venture back in time, with special rides aboard a train harking back to the start of the 1900s. Riders can choose the departure time that best fits their schedule, leaving The Elegant Farmer Depot at 11:00 a.m., noon, 1:00 or 2:00 p.m. In addition to partaking of the cornucopia of outdoor fall activities unique to this colorful Wisconsin harvest season, visitors to The Elegant Farmer won’t want to miss savoring delicious edible treats. The “Smilin’ Barn Café” located onsite serves long-time favorites such as hot dogs and barbecue pulled pork sandwiches, comfort foods like chicken pot pie and homemade chili, and sweet treats such as fresh apple cider and slices of pie. At the Farm Kitchen Bakery, Deli and Market, additional specialties like Cider-Baked Ham, fruits and vegetables in season, special fruit apple sauces, a selection of Blue Ribbon cheeses, and giant muffins and cookies may be purchased. The Elegant Farmer’s award-winning “Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag” is available for purchase as well, a treat not to be missed. Co-owner Keith Schmidt noted that The Elegant Farmer uses “only fresh apples, never frozen,” in baking these noteworthy pies. Ida Red apples are preferred, as “they hold up during the baking process—they have a little bit of crunch when baked,” according to Schmidt. In addition to the flavor and crunch imparted by these apples, Schmidt said that the “sugary, crunchy top crust” of the pies have made them “special.” These unique dessert pies are baked in a paper bag, which helps to steam the apples during the first phase of baking, according to Schmidt. During the final phase of baking, a hole is cut in the top of the paper bag, allowing the pies to lightly brown. Schmidt noted that the “Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag” is the overall favorite sweet treat of The Elegant Farmer customers. Caramel apples are also a favorite, and visitors can make their own on Saturdays and Sundays. E X C L U S I V E LY Y O U R S


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HARTLAND–EXTRAORDINARY-EXECUTIVE RANCH! Spectacular 5-BR/5.5-BA custom Executive Ranch. Walnut, Travertine & CT floors, Maple cabinetry & Built-ins throughout. Multiple fireplaces, Tray & Barrel ceilings & custom painted ceilings. Lower level rec room, theatre, exercise room & gym! 1410 E. Bristlecone Drive $1,350,000

ELM GROVE–VACANT LAND-Build your dream home! Amazing opportunity to BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME on this Private almost 4 acre parcel. Surrounded by pines & hardwoods. Hilltop setting with commanding views. Full exposure from multiple sites. Close to Western Racquet Club. 14265 Juneau Blvd. $1,095,000

WALES–SOUTHERN EXPOSED-ON THE GOLF COURSE! Southern exposed Executive Ranch home on the 11th fairway of The Legends of Brandybrook! Soaring 20’ ceilings in the living/ great room. Chef’s kitchen has granite counters, vaulted ceilings, skylight & walk-in pantry.  Entertain guests at an epic theatre room! 119 Legend Way $799,900

WALES–THE LEGEND AT BRANDYBROOK! 4-BR,/4-BA split-floorplan Ranch boasts Cherry hardwood floors, 11’ ceilings! Gourmet custom kitchen granite counters. Master Suite with walk-in shower, dual sinks, whirlpool tub & more! Builtin sound system, heated BR floors, theatre & workout room. 128 Legend Way $799,900

BROOKFIELD–NESTLED ON 3 ACRES! Nestled on almost 3 acres. MUST SEE FIRST FLOOR BEDROOM WITH ENSUITE. Two-story great room with stone natural fireplace, beamed vaulted ceilings, and windows letting in natural light! Master suite has natural fireplace, walk-in closet & amazing bath. 16620 Woods Edge Court $599,900

DELAFIELD–ON PEWAUKEE LAKE! At the west end of Pewaukee Lake you will find this beautiful 3-BR/2.5-BA home with awesome lake views! Vaulted ceilings & wall of windows and a deck to enjoy lake views! Great room opens to a large kitchen. Large master suite with lake views!  W304N2518 Maple Avenue $599,900

RICHFIELD–CRAFTSMAN STYLE! Beautiful 3-BR/3-BA Craftsman style home with walk-out lower level in Reflections Village! High volume ceilings with open concept, Hickory hardwood floors Chef’s kitchen with granite counters, tile backsplash, loads of cabinetry & walk-in pantry! 1591 Patriot Court $449,900

BROOKFIELD-ORIGINAL OWNER, WON’T LAST LONG! 4-BR/2.5-BA home nestled on over a half acre. Living/great room greets you with vaulted beamed ceilings & loads of windows. Dining room leads you to the kitchen with island, tons of cabinetry with dinette overlooking the back yard! 16625 Martha Drive $334,900

WAUWATOSA–AWESOME DUPLEX! Awesome Wauwatosa Duplex! 3 bedroom upper and 3 Bedroom lower. Great rents! All brick and low maintenance. 2.5 car garage and extra parking. Hardwood floors, big kitchens. Huge basement for storage and on site Laundry. 6529 Powell Place-6531 $249,900 Equal Housing

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Apples are also available for picking at the approximately 12 acres of orchards onsite. Sixteen apple varieties are grown onsite, though availability rotates throughout the harvest season. With a bountiful array of outdoor fall family fun and delicious, unique foods to savor, a trip to The Elegant Farmer offers a satisfying celebration of Wisconsin’s harvest season. If your family craves additional apple-centered harvest fun, you may wish to explore one or more of these area orchards:

Barthel Fruit Farm: Located at 12246 North Farmdale Road in Mequon, Wisconsin, Barthel Fruit Farm is open daily from 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Call 262-242-2737 to learn more, or to find out which apple varieties are currently being picked. Enjoy picking your own sweet or tart, crisp apples in the orchard, or select from ready-picked varieties available in the salesroom in the barn onsite. Also sample delicious homemade bakery and fresh cider for sale. Check out the perennials, pumpkins and gourds for sale in season, and check back next summer for pick-your-own

Liz Tobolt 414-881-0738

www.LizTobolt.FirstWeber.com ~ ltobolt@firstweber.com MUKWONAGO Don’t miss this opportunity to invest in this prime development parcel. Slated to be added to the Village of Mukwonago in the border agreement, this rolling parcel right outside the village has great potential. Possible mining opportunity until the annexation with large reserves of #2 road sand too or potential for early island annexation as well.  $3,132,000  pin #30595 NEW LISTING PRIME DEVELOPMENT Prime 126+/- acre Town of Lisbon development site in  Arrowhead School District.  Rolling hills with wooded tree lines and about 48 acres of marsh/wildlife habitat. Buildings on property add no value. Check out the drone video at liztobolt.firstweber.com $2,399,000

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strawberries and sugar snap peas. Nieman Orchards —“The Old Red Barn:” Located at 9932 Pioneer Road in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, Nieman Orchards are open daily from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. during the fall season. Phone: 262-377-4284. Nieman’s produce is also available from July through December (with a possibility of running later as well) on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at noon and Saturdays starting at 1:00 p.m. at the West Allis Farmer’s Market, located at 7120 West National Avenue in West Allis, Wisconsin. Nieman Orchards are a family-owned business, started in 1852 and operated by nine generations of the Nieman family since that time. The orchards feature over 40 varieties of apples available throughout the season. In October, look for favorite varieties such as Jona Gold, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Jonathan, Ida Red, Braeburn, Fuji, Granny Smith, Ambrosia and more! Nieman Orchards also sells sweet corn, pears, pumpkins and gourds, natural apple cider, jams, jellies and butters, caramel apples, honey, popcorn and more. Return next summer for cherries, too! Brightonwoods Orchard: Located at 1072 288th Avenue in Burlington, Wisconsin, Brightonwoods Orchard is open this season from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. through November 24, 2019. Phone: 262-8783000. Though not a pick-your-own orchard, Brightonwoods Orchard offers a stunning array of 200 kinds of apples, including heirloom varieties, rotating throughout the season. Children might enjoy a visit to the special tree house onsite or a relaxed moment running on the open spaces. There is no entry fee, and everyone can enjoy walking on the trails on the property or through the orchards. Tastes of the apple varieties may uncover a new favorite! Also plan to explore the other food items sold onsite, such as jams, jellies, delicious cider, and spreadable cheese. Adults may wish to visit AeppelTreow Winery & Distillery, a separate business housed onsite. Borzynski’s Farm & Floral Market: Located at 11600 Washington Avenue in Mt. Pleasant, Wisconsin, Borzynski’s is open this season from 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Sunday. Phone: 262)-886-2235. Stop in to experience the many delights Borzynski’s offers, from delicious freshbaked whole- or half-sized pies, a variety of baked treats, artisan breads, desserts, seasonal homegrown produce, deli/café items, and more. Children will enjoy the corn maze, children’s play area, and petting farm. n E X C L U S I V E LY Y O U R S


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DELAFIELD Wake up to the sunrise overlooking Nagawicka Lake. This 4-bedroom, 3-bath exposed Ranch features views of the lake from almost every room. The great room features vaulted ceilings, a gas fireplace and built-in bookcases. Step out to the covered deck from the formal dining room, 4 season room with hot tub, wet bar and a door to an airing deck. Spacious kitchen/dinette with snack counter and a built-in desk. On a mature .646 acre lot with 185' of lake frontage, 2 piers. MVP Priced $800,000-$875,000 pin #99401 Angela Ritonia-Peot - 414-333-1305

MEQUON Sensational new listing in Gazebo Hills. 4 bedrooms and 4 full baths, 3.5 car garage are just the basics. The home offers stunning rooms, from the spacious den or library to the beautiful living, dining rooms and kitchen. The sunroom the looks to the south and west. The porch and deck off the kitchen are wonderful areas to entertain. The lower level is a blank slate to design your own rec room, plumbed for a full bathroom. The kitchen is a chef's playground with tons of counter space and more. $735,000 pin #31509 Joe Schwalbach - 262-366-1153

MOUNT PLEASANT Executive brick ranch home is truly one-of-akind and built with the finest materials & craftmenship. This 4-BR/ 4.5-BA home exudes elegance and charm but has the versatility and floor plan to accommodate a growing family. 4,500-s.-ft. main level. Formal living and dining room, vaulted great room with gas fireplace, chef's kitchen with granite counters, Travertine tile, library and more. The Master wing features an over-sized bath with jetted tub, walk-in shower and heated floors. $698,000 pin #31423 Mike Hetland - 414-460-5299

NEW LISTING-NORTH PRARIE Welcome to the Broadlands! Chic open concept Ranch in tip-top condition! Vaulted ceiling and fireplace in the family room. Split bedroom design and main level office. Rich maple floors and ceramic tiled baths. Impressive master suite with private patio access, abundant closet space and recently renovated master bath. Fully finished lower with 3rd full bath, large living space and two additional rooms. 3.5-car attached garage, 1+ acre lot. $499,900 pin #31663 Liz Tobolt - 414-881-0738

GERMANTOWN Open concept Side-by-Side Ranch Condo–self managed. Well maintained with many upgraded amenities. This 3 bedroom, 3 bath features a master bedroom suite with tray ceilings and a private bath featuring whirlpool, 2-person tiled shower, his and hers closets and vanities with solid surface counter tops. This home features custom woodwork, 10-ft. ceilings, skylights, gas fireplace, arches and Amish cherry cabinets. Lower level offers additional 1,000-sq.-ft. of finished living space. $384,900 pin #31160 Angela Ritonia-Peot - 414-333-1305

SULLIVAN This 4 bedroom, 2 bath home has a versatile floor plan for a single family or a 2/2 duplex. Main level features a large county size kitchen with 2 enclosed porches, living room with hardwood floors and french doors to a 23 x 7 enclosed front porch. Master bedroom features his & her closets and a brick natural fireplace, a spacious 2nd bedrooma and full bath. Upper features 2 bedrooms, living room and open concept kitchen. Also with a 30 x 30 brick and steel building. $329,000 pin #31172 Angela Ritonia-Peot - 414-333-1305


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ONE OF THE HIDDEN GEMS of Lake Country, Ashippun Lake, sets the scene for this beautiful ranch home in exclusive Saddlebrook Farms. With 4.67 acres and 206 feet of serene swimming frontage and a long, park-like setback from Saddlebrook Lane, this stately brick home combines premium materials and construction with a comfortable sense of “home.” The abundance of windows and even skylights, with soaring ceiling heights, not only creates a bright, airy feel that welcomes friends and family alike and the flowing floorplan in the main rooms and even the low-maintenance lakeside deck, provides a nearly ideal space for entertaining. That space continues to the

lower level, featuring a full walk-out, with bath and family, gaming and exercise areas. The freshly-carpeted living room welcomes the southern sun with a large, arch-transomed picture window and skylights while the marble and wood surrounded fireplace keeps the space cozy when the weather gets chilly. The wide-board wood-floored family room with a handsomely rustic fireplace, skylights, tall ceilings and sprawling patio doors offers a welcoming gathering space just off the kitchen and with some of the best views of the lake. The kitchen, with ample space for seating at the island and dining area is open to the family room and features

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plenty of rich maple cabinetry, granite tops and a gleaming stainless steel appliance suite. The high ceilings and custom design provides plenty of space to display some of your favorite items. The master suite is elegant with new carpet, tall ceilings and patio door to the lakeside deck. There is also an ample walk-in closet and the master bath with its white cabinetry and tile floor features a large jetted bath and spacious shower stall. Located just off the master suite and connecting with the living room is a home office with bright, sunny views of the lake and ample built-ins. Two bedrooms along with a laundry room with ample cabinetry and counter space finish off the main level of this amazing lake home. In the walk-out lower level you will find a large exercise area with full-size windows. There is also a large rec area with room for a gaming table and a cozy living area with a gas fireplace and sunny patio door.

Ashippun Lake is often described as a “hidden gem”, is a perfect for those who love low-key lake living. Saddlebrook Farms is an exclusive community set on a gently rolling landscape just three miles north of Downtown Oconomowoc, giving you easy access to all the amenities while still enjoying that peaceful, out-of-the-way feel. The gorgeous landscape of this community is accented with stately Kentucky-style four-board fencing. Ashippun Lake is often described as a “hidden gem”, with its only thirty or so homesites, is a perfect confluence for those who love low-key lake living. There is plenty of room to ski the clean, clear, spring-fed waters, while the size is just right so as to not attract a multitude of boaters coming in for the day. It also offers a nice variety of game fish such as panfish, largemouth bass and some northern pike and walleye. When you put it all together – nicely sized and well-thought-out home on a large, rolling lot along the shores of one of the nicest living lakes in the area – you have an absolutely winning package. This is the home where you can kick back, relax and just enjoy everything lake life has to offer! N76W36221 Saddlebrook Ln, Oconomowoc is offered by Jon Spheeris of Coldwell Banker Elite for $1,199,000. For more information about this home, please contact Jon at (262) 490-5558 or jon@cb-elite.com.

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN you mix sophistication and elegance with a feeling of “home”? You get this beautiful residence overlooking Oconomowoc Lake. It’s design and amenities lend to a distinct lifestyle centered around shared experiences with those you love most. This 10,000-square-foot beauty features a kitchen to end all kitchens, an indoor pool and is perched on a tranquil piece of property on the North End of Oconomowoc Lake.  As soon as you walk through the front door the elegance of the foyer, with its polished marble floors and gorgeous crystal chandelier, sets the stage. You get the feeling that there is room to grow, live and breathe here.

Your eyes are immediately drawn to the heart of every home, the great room and adjacent kitchen. A two-story brick fireplace in the great room has a bright and fresh twist. It is flanked by two stories of windows overlooking Oconomowoc Lake and crisp, white wood paneling on the walls. A unique chandelier with branchlike tapers mimics the stunning vista of trees, wildlife and water. There is a relaxed elegance that beckons you to sit for a while and revel in your “feel good” surroundings.    Adjacent and open to the family room, delight in a kitchen that boasts rare and distinctive details.  The casual dining space lights up under a crystal chandelier of clear and earth toned colors and opens to an elevated deck with a lake view. A large

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island in the middle of the room has a natural cherry wood counter top with designed wood inlays. Shined to bring out the natural variation of the wood grain, the island is a focal piece of artwork itself. Earth toned countertops and imported tile that frames the “oven nook” add a refined sense of comfort and abundance. Top grade appliances bring exceptional function to form. A second, informal breakfast nook, and nearby dining room give you an abundance of places to break bread with family and guests. On the other side of the great room, you will find an indoor pool with a Jacuzzi. Floor to ceiling windows bring the outside “inside” and during warm, summer months, you can open the oversized patio doors to the elevated deck along the back of the home. If you fancy a private swim first thing in the morning, French doors from the first floor master bedroom open to the pool, as well.  The spacious master bedroom feels comfortable and cozy as the vaulted ceiling is paneled with a glorious display of coffered, white, woodwork.  The luxurious en suite master bathroom provides respite. End a long day relaxing in the jetted spa tub or oversized shower.  There is more family-living space on the second floor. A loft landing is large enough to be considered an extra room for watching television, playing cards or doing your homework. Accented with a Juliet balcony overlooking the foyer, there is a capacious sense of space. Kids and guests will enjoy their own privacy on the second floor, where there are three more bedrooms and two full bathrooms.   The exposed lower level provides more opportunity to connect. Watch a movie in the lower level family room by the glow of the fireplace. Exercise in taste, with a lake view and additional fireplace. A ground level deck gives you access to the backyard and the reason you came here in the first place: Oconomowoc Lake.  Known for its rich history, Oconomowoc Lake became the summertime destination for wealthy families in the early 1900s, after railroads connected the area to the rest of the world. Its natural wonders are preserved in time. Fish for Northern Pike, Bass and Walleye. Swim in crystal clear waters. Live in the elegance and warmth of a mansion by definition, yet in every sense a true home where you can make a lifetime of memories.

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WELCOME TO THE SEASON of beautiful color inside and out. This season allows us to layer with bold colors and textures. As the crisp air sets in, and leaves fall, we are able to bring out our wool, flannel and goose down textiles from the front door to the back porch.  Whether your home is rustic or contemporary, you can create fall by using elements from nature to decorate mason jars, crocks

or urns inside and out. You can use kale, wild berries, gourds, or clove studded oranges to make  arrangements that will astound your guests. Walk around the outside of your home and you might be surprised to find all kinds of unique dried flowers, unusual pods, or bittersweet that could enhance your fireplace mantle or bookcase.  Don’t be afraid to experiment Continued on page 28

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Bink Steinbach Over 20 years of Real Estate experience in and around the Washington County area. Lifetime resident of Washington County ~ Lake home specialist ~ Dedicated to serving your needs

262-707-1155 ~ www.BinkSteinbach.firstweber.com ~ bsteinbach@firstweber.com Seldom does everything come together in one property! A lake residence including arguably Cedar Lakes premier frontage was created by thoughtful design coupled with quality materials handled by skilled craftsman. This 7-acre parcel with 150 feet of prime east shore Big Cedar Lake frontage features a large level lawn leading to the lake. Accessed by a meandering drive thru the woods taking you past the tennis courts. Entering the foyer are greeted by the expansive living room with breathtaking lake views, vaulted ceilings, and a natural fireplace. Also on the main floor the master suite offers direct lake views as does the tiled floor sunroom with adjacent deck. The family room has another gas fire[lace and wet bar. Kitchen has twin ovens, granite counter tops. Guest Bedroom has dual entry full bath. $2,990,000 pin #30604

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If you would like more information on this property, contact Cindy Fleming of First Weber Realtors®. 262-424-5711 .

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EXPERIENCE THE SPLENDOR of this special property–unlike all of the others. Begin with the setting–nestled on an elevated lot, this naturally wooded, fenced haven has been enhanced by thoughtfully placed plantings. Enjoy heavenly vistas out every window.  Inside the spacious layout includes exquisite details at every turn.  Miller Homes and the owner didn’t miss a beat when they conferred on details and design for relaxing, engaging and entertaining in this expansive executive residence. Cozy rooms are offset by larger open spaces striking a perfect chord for balance and harmony. The spectacular chef’s kitchen includes every important detail from the oversized central island to the amazing storage space and abundant light through large windows. An adjacent utility room is actually wise foresight for

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a future elevator, should the need or desire arise. Incredibly spacious family room accommodates your large gatherings with its open design to the kitchen and provides awe-inspiring views of the spectacular perennial gardens. A luxurious master suite and lush private bath are quietly located at one end of the home. Second bedroom with adjacent bath is centrally located and a handsome home office richly ensconced in hardwoods completes the main level. As you enter the fully exposed lower level you’ll delight in the exercise room (future bedroom?) and 3rd bedroom with its private bath.  A second family/game room is serviced by an adjacent bar and has provided great space for many wonderful parties. The oversized garage with built-ins adjoins the most spectacular storage space you have ever seen. So many special details in this very special home. n

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with different textures like burlap or grass cloth for your table  settings. Mix, match and layer that’s what makes a good decorator! Remember every room in your home deserves a change of color and a touch of fall elegance. Don’t restrict yourself to one room.  Even though some rooms may have  different color palettes you can always neutralize them with creams, oranges, or yellows  to add warmth and interest.  Bedrooms can lose their summer quilts and be replaced with cozy buffalo check or flannel duvets.  Artwork can also be swapped out from summer florals to fall landscapes in rich jewel tones.  Area rugs are another easy change that can make a big impact.  Heirloom pieces can be moved or stacked to give them new character and purpose. Come into Key Pieces for inspirational ideas. We offer design and color consultations for any room.  We special order rugs, lamps, artwork, and furniture. We will help you transform your home into the nest of your dreams.  We will work within your budget and time frame.  Come join us at Key Pieces for our Fall Market filled with fresh pumpkins, floral arrangements, and home decor starting Oct 1-5, 2:00-7:00 p.m.  Our Holiday Open House will be October 25-27th, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. -7:00 p.m.  We are located  at W282 N7148 Main Street, Merton, www.keypiecesdecor.com, 262-337-1728. n E X C L U S I V E LY Y O U R S


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If you would like more information on this property, contact Dunn and Dunn Jones of Shorewest Realtors®. 414-477-9522.

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STUNNING LAKE BEULAH Luxury home on 3.163-acres with 150-feet of flat, swimmable frontage. Located at the end of a cul-de-sac offering total privacy! Many updates and improvements include: new roof, new furnaces, air conditioner, windows, patio doors, bathrooms and more! Imagine entertaining friends in this new gourmet kitchen with a wall of windows, Wolf double oven, Subzero refrigerator, granite counters and beautiful hardwood floors. The great room has a cathedral ceiling, hardwood floors, a natural fireplace and majestic views! Private wing perfectly appointed for guests with two modern en suites and fully finished walk out basement and a full deck. Incredible master suite with private deck. Lake Beulah is a spring fed, full sport lake: enjoy fishing, boating and kayaking. Detached garage 30’ x 50’ with an upper loft. Property includes two piers, hard bottom frontage and amazing views. Homeowners association includes tennis and basketball court. Only an hour and a half from Chicago and 25 minutes from Milwaukee. n

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DO YOU LONG to be lifted out of the tension and pressure of today’s fast pace? Do you long for a solitude that will permit you to catch your breath? That will give you time even to indulge in so deep a breath that gradually a slow flooding of peace throughout your being will release itself? “October’s bright blue weather” is a beckoning finger if you have the courage to follow it northward to a lake whose pine-shadowed shore is ruffled with intimate little bays. Motorboats roaring importantly all summer long from one fishing bar to another have long since been silenced. Young water skiers flirting impudently with speed and sudden spills have disappeared into their classrooms. If you will settle into a chair, any kind of lounge chair placed on the pier, and let your thinking go where it wants to go, you will find yourself seeing and hearing strangely comfortable things. At your left, water bugs darting in half a dozen directions at once overlap each other in their silly, jerky, jettisoning, as though their world was as important as the one from which you had just fled. At your right, a fish splashed and is gone, silently disappearing in ever widening circles, the only evidence of its brief presence. There is something effortlessly soothing in watching

circles in the water smooth themselves out of existence. Even the loon, laughing crazily at his own antics, fails to disturb you. Settled low in your chair, you have by now lost all sense of earth-bound limitation. The naturalness spread out before you has made you a part of itself. No longer are you boxed in by the pettinesses, frictions, turmoils, unconscious resentments and exacting demands of daily living. No longer are you pushing buttons to meet deadlines. No longer is the heavy breathing of a seemingly important schedule pressing against your eardrums. You are quiet now, quiet and at peace throughout your whole being. All you hear is the silence of the approaching night. Startlingly clear comes the thought, illumined in the beginning twilight: When God answered sorely-pressed Elijah, God wasn’t in the whirlwind, nor in the earthquake, nor in the fire any more than He is in the pressures and tensions and frustrations of our human existence. God was in the “still small voice” to which Elijah listened, the voice within each of us if we will but take time to listen. And then comes the revelation that really rests you—your mind has become a closed circuit to everything but God. n

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PINE LAKE Amazing setting on almost 3 acres with 199ft. of frontage. Mid century home home features a first floor master bedroom suite, 4 generous bedrooms and 5 full baths. The open floor plan offers beautiful lake views from nearly every room. $2,800,000

OCONOMOWOC 10,000-sq.-ft. dream home. Foyer with marble floors and huge crystal chandelier. Perfect floor plan for casual living and grand entertaining. The 1st floor features an amazing swimming pool. Heated 3-car garage. Oconomowoc Lake views! $1,094,000

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BRISTLECONE PINES Amazing custom built executive home set on the 3rd hole of a exclusive golf community. Just under 7,000-sq.-ft. this richly appointed dream home features 18 rooms, 5-BRs and 4.5-BAs. One of the most luxurious homes in Lake Country. $949,000

OCONOMOWOC LAKE 3,000-sq.-ft. stately brick Colonial home is in immaculate condition. Set on a 2.4 acre wooded lot and features a classic Colonial floor plan with large family friendly living spaces. Finished lower level Shares 50 a feet of prime lake frontage. $725,000

BRISTLECONE PINE Beautifully appointed 5-BR 4.5-BA Executive home offers over 5,200-sq.-ft. of space. A well designed kitchen boasts top of the line appliances, granite counters and large Island. Double sided fireplace to the great room and the kitchen and hearth room. $725,000

BRISTLECONE PINES Overlooking the 2nd and 3rd holes of The Legends Golf Club. Beautiful Executive 2 Story home. Over 5,300-sq.-ft. of living space, 4-BRs, 4.5-BA, sun room, 4.5-car garage, 2 fireplacesand finished lower level with wet bar and sauna. $700,000

BRISTLECONE PINES 4,000-sq.-ft. 4-BR, 3.5-BA Executive home. Open concept floor plan with a large great room, 20-ft. ceilings, fireplace and an entire wall of windows. Finished lower level has a family room, exercise room and an indoor sport court. $660,000

GOLDEN LAKE Built in 2004 this 1,800-sq.-ft. home features 2 bedroom’s, 1.5 baths, 2 gas fireplaces, open concept floor plan and gourmet kitchen. Spacious master bedroom suite with spa like master bath and Jacuzzi. Lake frontage is prime with almost 90 feet of weed free sand bottom. $560,000

ASHIPPUN Spacious Executive Ranch home. Set on over an acre lot and overlooking a nature conservancy this 4,400-sq.-ft. home has 4-BRs and 3.5-BAs and offers all the high-end finishes and amenities. Multiple fireplaces, hardwood floors and soaring ceilings. $495,000

DELAFIELD Over 6,500-sq.-ft. home with an indoor swimming pool, 6.5-car garage set on a wooded 2.5 acre lot. Classic floor plan with a great room with stone natural fireplace. Amazing pool room with cedar wood beams and heated 20' x 40' pool. $475,000

CEDARBURG Historic Stone property ideal for business or makes a great studio or home. Completely renovated lots of updates including heat and plumbing, newer bathroom, efficient heating. Wide open spaces as well as conference rooms on main level or upstairs. $399,900

NAGAWICKA LAKE Classic Bungalow style 3-BR 2-BA lake home, approximately 2,600-sq.-ft with terrific views of the lake and 126' of shared lake frontage with boat slip. Full exposed lower level with hot water heated floors. Amazing lake views and prime swimming. $390,000

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