Real Estate Agents Love Wayzata MN
Real Estate Agent in Wayzata, MN
In 2012 I bought and renovated a home in the Far Hill Neighborhood of Wayzata, Minnesota and it was the best decision I ever made. My family and I moved from Southwest Minneapolis and after 5 years of enjoying the small town feel of Wayzata we are looking forward to 50 more. Wayzata has everything we want in a City and more. Although it is challenging to find a home for sale in Wayzata MN it is worth the effort. It is no coincidence that many local realtors choose to live in Wayzata. Not only is living here so great, top real estate agents believe home values in Wayzata will continue to outpace the rest of the Twin Cities Metro
Why Local Realtors Love the City of Wayzata
Wayzata is a jewel, a charming lakeside village located on the northeast tip of Lake Minnetonka, overlooking the sparkling blue waters of Wayzata Bay. The land mass is 3.08 square miles and water covers a .08 square mile area, population according to the 2000 census is 4113, median home price as of August 2017 is $526,300 according to Zillow.
Wayzata has Easy Access to the entire Twin Cities Metro
Want to see a play at the Guthrie or catch a game at Target Field just hop on Interstate 394 and head west 12 miles to downtown Minneapolis. Perhaps the latest art exhibit at the Walker Institute is on the docket or a concert at the Lake Harriet Band Shell. No problem because it is a 12-mile ride to Uptown as well.
Local Shopping is Abundant
Wayzata boasts excellent local shopping with a thriving retail center featuring dozens of high-quality retail shops featuring fashions, art, and antiques. Need groceries? There is a Lunds on Wayzata Boulevard, a Trader Joe’s in nearby Minnetonka, and Cub in nearby Plymouth. Ridgedale Shopping Center is a mere 2-mile jaunt offering a plethora of quality shops and services.
Wayzata is Known for Fabulous Restaurants and Entertainment
If your preference is casual family dining or an elegant and romantic dinner for 2, you will find an eclectic assortment of restaurants. Many boast picturesque lakefront views where in summer you can watch sailboats skimming the sapphire blue water or the restored Steamboat Minnehaha cruising on Lake Minnetonka. In winter the show is about ice skaters and dozens of those charming ice fishing shanties characteristic of winter on the lake. After lunch or dinner catch the latest movie at the Mann or Willow Creek Theaters in the nearby community of Plymouth.
Realtors Tout the Parks and Recreation in Wayzata
It’s summer and the Wayzata Public Beach is open. This lovely swimming beach on Lake Minnetonka is free to town residents and has a lifeguard on duty from noon to 6 p.m. seven days a week from mid-June to mid-August. Other recreational options include picnic areas, a playground, a volleyball court, boat slips and playing fields. If walking, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, snowmobiling or cross country skiing is your thing, the limestone 63 mile Luce Line State Trail will fill your needs while the Dakota Rail Trail is 13 paved mile, mostly flat trail which offers spectacular lake views and is perfect for walking, hiking, rollerblading, or walking the family pooch.
Also, Wayzata has 10 public parks, where you can walk, picnic, swing, slide, play a variety of field sports, tennis, volleyball, visit a museum, stop to smell the flowers and commune with the bees, feed the birds or just relax with a book by the lake and daydream. In the winter take the family skating at Klapprich Ice Rink.
Wayzata has a Full Range of Community Services
Wayzata offers a variety of community services such as Senior Services, Outreach & Community Partners, Teens Alone, Sojourner and Wheels for Wishes. Follow Wayzata on Facebook to keep abreast of what is going on in the community. Another great resource for community events is the Wayzata Chamber of Commerce.
Top Schools and Educational Option
Latest Wayzata School District bragging rights:
- Oakwood Elementary School has been named a 2017 National Blue Ribbon school by the US Department of Education.
- Twenty Four Wayzata High School students have been named National Merit Scholar Semifinalists
Wayzata Schools Public School Performance Rating ranked in the top 1% of all Minnesota schools, according to USA.com. Your children will receive a quality education in Wayzata with public school options from Elementary Grades through High School to meet the needs of all students. There are also 8 private school options available in the Wayzata area.
Low Crime Rate
The Crime Rate in Wayzata has been lower than both the Minnesota and the National average for crime. It’s important to feel safe where you live.
Economy and Corporate Presence
The corporate headquarters for TFC Bank and Cargill Inc. are located in Wayzata. There are several additional fortune 100 companies within 10 miles of Wayzata and are within a 20-minute commute.
The Last Few Reasons Local Real Estate Agents Love Wayzata, MN
Did I mention The Wayzata Public Library where you will find something of interest for all ages of your family members? How about community events like the Chilly Open, Wayzata Art Experience, and James Hill Days to mention just a few? Check out The Wayzata Community Sailing Center; join The Wayzata Historical Society or The Wayzata Yacht Club.Wayzata with its idyllic location on the lake and its endless options for recreations, shopping, dining, and entertainment can be a truly magical living experience.
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