Minnetonka, Minnesota is located approximately 20 minutes Southwest of downtown Minneapolis. Join me as I show you around this affluent suburban community.
Minnetonka is a fully-developed suburban community just eight miles west of Minneapolis. Minnetonka is well known due to its shared name with the very popular Lake Minnetonka. If you’re looking for a community that harbors all the benefits of lake-side living, that also has all the big-city amenities, look no further than Minnetonka.
One of the beautiful things about the city of Minnetonka is that, no matter what you need, you never have to travel far. Minnetonka boasts a thriving business community, is a short commute to either of the Twin Cities, close proximity to all types of shopping and entertainment, and of course, very easy access to a wide range of water activities.
Residents of Minnetonka can enjoy 49 community parks, more than 81 miles of maintained sidewalks and trails and more than 1,000 acres of public open space, as well as a natural scenery that includes mature trees, wetlands and prairies.
A former mill town, Minnetonka is now an elite community containing plenty of luxury lakeshore real estate, mid-sized single family homes, town homes and condos. While many of the homes in Minnetonka have been torn down and rebuilt recently, Minnetonka also offers a very large selection of mature homes as well. Buyers with a higher price point should look towards many of the stunning lake homes found on Lake Minnetonka.
The Minnetonka school district is one of the finest in the state of Minnesota. The district is well-known for its superior academic programs, broad range of extra curricular activities and clubs, and one of the state’s premier Language Immersion program.
The city of Minnetonka is a perfect blend of a quaint suburban lakeside town and up-and-coming urban epicenter. Make this community your home and you’ll quickly understand its reputation as a wonderful place to live!