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A modern, hillside home for sale in Duluth offers a private courtyard, sprawling decks and plenty of other places to take in the magnificent Lake Superior views. 

The 4,155-square-foot home, built on Observation Hill in 1991, features floor-to-ceiling windows, granite floors, warm wood accents and other modernist elements influenced by the designs of prolific local architect David Salmela

Deanna Bennett with Messina & Associates Real Estate has the $1,575,000 listing at 621 W. 3rd St. 

With no road or sidewalk access from the street below, the four-bedroom home offers both seclusion and close proximity to Duluth's bustling downtown. 

The gourmet kitchen features custom cabinetry, open shelving and a pantry area, all in a light-filled space with views of the lake and city. 

An elevator takes guests up a one-bedroom, all-glass apartment, which creates an opportunity for a vacation rental, according to the listing. 

Other amenities include a wood-burning fireplace, an Infiniti pool room, a central courtyard and a lofted den. 

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