The Betty Poole House, a timeless modern residence designed by Ralph Rapson, stands above Lotus Lake in Chanhassen. The house, which has been meticulously maintained and curated by its current owners, retains the hallmarks of Rapson’s original design.
The streamlined, one-story house features window walls in nearly every room. The walls of glass provide expansive views of the lake from the entry, living room, family room, and kitchen. Rapson’s choice of materials—white painted brick, round skylights, and steel I-beams that frame the fireplace–lend an industrial aesthetic to the house.