This 5-bedroom home on 4.75 acres offers a taste of the rural life 25 minutes north of St. Paul, and just outside Forest Lake. Lot is fully fenced. 2 bedrooms on the upper level with a large eat-in kitchen, living room, and full bath. Ample entertaining space with a great room addition that walks out to a huge, maintenance-free deck. Walkout lower level features a family room with a free-standing gas fireplace and another 3 bedrooms. Plenty of storage inside. Outside you'll find fruit trees (apple, plum), an insulated pole barn with concrete floor for extra storage or garage space, hen house, small wooden shed, and huge fabric shed. Updates over the years include: furnace/AC/water heater (2013); septic system (2013); deck (2014); great room and lower level bedroom addition (2013/2014); pole barn (2011). See supplements for additional updates. Close to shopping and dining. Near plenty of lakes, parks, and trails. Convenient freeway access (Hwy 35).