Discover the tranquility of Cardinal Lake Estates, where a 55-acre lake transforms this property into a slice of paradise amidst the urban backdrop. This picturesque lake, lovingly preserved as a bird sanctuary by the Audubon Society, is a rare gem in a highly sought-after neighborhood. This is a place where urban living seamlessly blends with the wonders of nature. Nestled just in front of Cardinal Lake's olympic-size swimming pool, sandy beach and clubhouse, this meticulously maintained 4-bedroom, 2-1/2 bath residence welcomes you home. Step inside to find the main level is entirely family-living space, boasting a cozy fireplace in the living room, a separate dining room, and an inviting eat-in kitchen and real hardwood flooring throughout. There is also a half bath and a two-car garage on this level. Upstairs, four spacious bedrooms await, each with ample closet space. Two generous bedrooms on either end give you the feel of two true primaries, with one en suite. The master bathroom has been recently updated, featuring a separate soaking tub and a new tile shower. For added convenience, an upstairs laundry room simplifies daily chores. Your private backyard oasis beckons with a stone patio and a half acre of land, perfect for unleashing your inner gardener. There are Solar Panels installed on the rear roof of the house (see photos) this system comes with a Powerwall Battery Back-Up. This system installation cost was upward of $70K. The home is entirely electric (gas is available to hook-up to at the street). You can expect monthly electric bills of only $30-$70 per month since this installation, whereas before they ran on average from $120-$200 a month. The backup battery will provide electricity to certain zones in the house if an outage should occur and when fully charged will last up to two weeks, to ensure uninterrupted power, in the case of common outages. Added assurance to this homes systems are a new HVAC unit, a new hot water heater, and a newer roof, for peace of mind in the years to come. Enjoy the surrounding area with top-rated schools, proximity to shopping, dining, entertainment, and easy access to I-85 and major roadways for seamless connectivity. Located just 7 minutes from Downtown Duluth, 10 minutes from Gas South Arena, 5 minutes from Walmart, 8 minutes from Costco or Sam's Club and just a few minutes away from these two beautiful parks; Shorty Howell Park and McDaniel Farm Park. Everything you dream about is waiting for you here.