St. Louis Park, Minnesota real estate for sale

St. Louis Park, Minnesota Real Estate

St. Louis Park, Minnesota, is situated less than 5 miles directly west of downtown Minneapolis, about 15 miles from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and is home to more than 45,000 residents. It is perhaps best known for the famous people who, at one time or another, called this Minneapolis suburb home, such as Hollywood movie directors Ethan and Joel Coen, New York Times newspaper columnist Thomas Friedman and U.S. Sen. Al Franken.

St. Louis Park is just a few blocks from a vast array of Twin Cities hotspots, including, but by no means limited to, Target Field, the new home of Major League Baseball’s Minnesota Twins, Xcel Energy Center in downtown Saint Paul and the singularly beautiful Chain of Lakes.

There are lots of factors that attract people to this area. Its eclectic variety of housing styles, more than 50 parks, a recreation center, an amphitheater, miles of paved multi-use trails, and numerous retail and service centers, are just a few more of the things that make St. Louis Park, MN real estate so desirable.

Shopping and Dining

It's impossible to mention shopping and dining in the Twin Cities without including the Mall of America. St. Louis Park is about 15 miles northwest of the immense MOA, making all of its 4.2 million square feet, more than 520 stores, restaurants and other attractions readily available.

However, St. Louis Park residents need not travel to the Mall of America for good shopping and dining opportunities. Some of the other virtually countless options for St. Louis Park, MN real estate homeowners include:

Parks and Recreation

There are more than 20 miles of paved trails in the city of St. Louis Park alone, including the interconnected 3.6-mile Cedar Lake Trail, 4.3-mile Cedar Lake Extension Trail and 5-mile Southwest Trail. Depot. Click here to view trail map.

The city also offers easy access to the Twin Cities' massive park-and-trail system called the Three Rivers Park District. It encompasses five counties, three nature centers, a downhill ski area, and three golf courses, all built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and Crow rivers. Get more details at www.threeriversparkdistrict.org.

Living

St. Louis Park covers approximately 11 square miles and comprises 35 distinctive and memorable neighborhoods. The City's official government website makes it easy for you to find out about each one of them by visiting their neighborhoods webpage.

Also detailed on City's official website is how St. Louis Park is in the midst of a renaissance period of sorts, saying that millions of dollars have gone into "trend-setting" redevelopments, including the Excelsior & Grand, and West End mixed use and commercial projects.

Arts and culture are very much alive and well in and around St. Louis Park, MN real estate thanks in large part to a community organization called Friends of the Arts (FOTA). The group shares arts-related information and resources, brings together organizations and individuals under the arts umbrella, and coordinates community arts programs.

One other enviable attraction that neighboring Minneapolis offers, that even some of the nation’s much larger cities can’t, is a team for which to cheer in each major professional sports league: the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings, Major League Baseball’s Minnesota Twins, the Minnesota Timberwolves of the NBA, and the National Hockey League’s Minnesota Wild, which plays its home games in Saint Paul.

Schools, Health, Transportation

St. Louis Park Public Schools serves the public education needs of St. Louis Park's roughly 4,200 K-12 students. It does this through the collective efforts of dedicated educators and administrators at seven public schools. Private schools in the area include Benilde-St. Margaret's, Groves Academy, Torah Academy of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Jewish Day School.

A few of the myriad health care centers, medical care facilities and hospitals conveniently accessible to St. Louis Park residents include Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital, North Memorial Medical Center and Fairview Southdale Hospital.

St. Louis Park, MN real estate offers a variety of transportation modes allowing residents and visitors to easily and inexpensively travel throughout the city and the entire metro region. The City has some helpful Transportation Statistics on its website, as well as links to the Metropolitan Council's detailed transit information and a St. Louis Park area transit system map. For travel to locations beyond the Twin Cities, St. Louis Park residents only have about 16 miles – roughly 20 minutes driving time – to get to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.


If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, give us a call at (612) 824-2272 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.

Pastrana Team
Century 21 Pastrana Realty
http://www.pastranateam.com/

Office: 612-824-2272 Fax: 612-823-2391



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