Homes for Sale in Crystal Bay
Crystal Bay is home to the prestigious Lafayette Club and the historic Noerenberg Memorial Gardens. All homes for sale Crystal Bay Lake Minnetonka are located on the Lower Lake, just west of Big Island and the landmark Arcola Bridge. Crystal Bay is 113 ft deep, making it the deepest bay on the lake. It is also one of the clearest, which is where its name came from.
More information about homes for sale Crystal Bay on Lake Minnetonka
All the homes for sale on Crystal Bay Lake Minnetonka are in the City of Orono, MN. Orono is a Lake Minnetonka community, popular for those who wish to have the privacy of large size lots, lakeside country estate living and the convenience of a being 20 minutes west of downtown Minneapolis. Crystal Bay real estate offers a wide range of homes for sale. Many of the homes were built between 1989 and 2006 and range in price from $1,850,000 to $4,000,000. The lot sizes on Crystal Bay range from .32 acres up to 3.49 acres. The size of homes for sale on Crystal Bay range from 3888 to 7027 total finished square feet. Crystal Bay is perfect for the home seeker that wants to pair horse country with lakeside living. Crystal bay residents enjoy being ten minutes from downtown Wayzata, by boat or land.
Recreation on Crystal Bay includes boating, fishing, and spectacular sight-seeing. The Lafayette Club, founded by James J. Hill in 1882, was destroyed by fire twice. The modern day club was built in 1925 and sits beautifully on the hillside of the southwest edge of the bay. Across Crystal bay from the Lafayette Club is the Noerenberg Memorial Gardens with its historic boathouse and protected garden can be seen from the bay.
According to the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District, (MCWD) Crystal Bay currently receives an A for its water quality which means that the bay is “Crystal clear, beautiful. These lakes are exceptional and can be enjoyed by recreation users without question or hesitation.” – MCWD.
Residents of Crystal Bay are members of the Orono School District and according to US News, Orono is ranked 2nd among Minnesota’s school districts.
For more information on the area or specific real estate questions, contact Lake Sotheby’s Realty agent Paul Johnson at 952.212.7103.