If you’re looking for a luxury home in the Twin Cities, there are plenty of options available to upper bracket buyers. All you really have to decide is which side of town you wish to live on and if the travel distance to work is acceptable.
By far, the most popular Minnesota luxury homes are located on Lake Minnetonka, twenty miles due West of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Formed by glacial melting following the last Ice Age, Lake Minnetonka is one of the largest lakes in the state, boasting 110 miles of shoreline. Surrounding The Lake are numerous towns which offer plenty of luxury lakeshore homes and estates for sale, including Wayzata, Orono, Excelsior, Greenwood, Shorewood, Tonka Bay, and more! If you wish to live just outside Lake Minnetonka, then you might choose beautiful towns like Victoria, Medina, and Minnestrista.
Another infamous town, know for its high-end homes and rich lifestyle is Edina, Minnesota. Located just Southwest of Minneapolis, it is surrounded by major highways, making it easily accessible to Minneapolis and the West / South Metro areas. Many of the cottage and bungalow style homes in Edina are being replaced with beautiful luxury new home construction.
Gated luxury home developments in the Twin Cities are rare, but a few do exist as either gated,private, or golf course communities.
- North Oaks– located Northeast of Saint Paul, North Oaks is a private community that even Google can’t enter. Ok, we can drive through it and look at homes, but North Oaks and its streets are privately owned by the residents. With emphasis on keeping the natural environment in tact, North Oaks luxury homes are situated on large parcels of land, many tucked away on treed lots and surrounded by natural areas or marshlands. Oh, and they have a beautiful scenic golf course too in nestled in the community, too!
- Bearpath – in the Southwest Metro, Bearpath is an exclusive gated golf course community in Eden Prairie. Located on 460 acres of rolling landscape, forests, and wetlands, Bearpath features a private 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. Some of the addtional perks of the community include an elegant clubhouse, five clay tennis courts, paddle tennis courts, two swimming pools, and a full time security staff.
Minneapolis Luxury Real Estate
There are plenty of luxury homes for sale in Minneapolis. Downtown Minneapolis is mostly comprised of luxury condominums, with some of the premier new construction luxury high rise units located in
Saint Paul Luxury Real Estate
Many of the expensive homes in St. Paul are located in some of the most beautiful historic neighborhoods in the state of Minnesota. Summit Avenue boasts homes over $1 Million and feature outstanding architectural design, with many homes being recently updated and restored to their original splendor. If you are looking for a luxury historic home for sale in St. Paul, then look no further than the neighborhoods of Ramsey Hill, Crocus Hill, Summit Hill, and the surrounding areas.