Centrally located between Lake Minnetonka’s Crystal Bay and Lafayette Bay in Hennepin County, Minnesota are the homes for sale in Minnetonka Beach. The population of Minnetonka Beach is about 600. The Lafayette Club featuring a 9-hole golf course is the center of the community. The village of Minnetonka Beach is a historic gem that continues to showcase the Lake Minnetonka lifestyle.
Minnetonka Beach is a boot shaped peninsula located on Lake Minnetonka. There are 230 homes in this community. The area is mainly residential with a few landmarks and businesses such as the most noteworthy Lafayette Club and St. Martin’s Church. Residents have put much effort into maintaining open space and park lands keeping Minnetonka Beach as a “village” environment. Homes for sale in Minnetonka Beach are in a close-knit community. Many residents have lived in the area a long time.
The Lafayette Club features a nine-hole executive-style golf course with beautiful views and also is great for all skill levers. There are even golf programs including summer camps for kids. Residents can also enjoy tennis, a fitness center and a community pool. The club boasts a tennis program and platform tennis.
“The Beach” as the village of Minnetonka Beach, MN is also known, has median home value of $987,600. This is higher than the county median home value of $213,000 which is due to the high ratio of lakefront homes.
The community of Minnetonka Beach features mostly high-end homes on the water. As such, you will find great views of Lake Minnetonka with spacious designer floor plans found in the homes for sale in Minnetonka Beach. Home size ranges from 1,546 square feet at $307,250 up to 7,027 square feet with Crystal Bay lakeshore for $3,000,000. Sale prices of the homes average $1,442,358.
There are many activities to take in around the homes for sale in Minnetonka Beach. Residents take full advantage of the Dakota Regional Trail which runs the width of the community and connects to Mound and Wayzata. As a result, over 150 options for shopping and dining are just 10 minutes away in Wayzata. Residents of Minnetonka Beach find their daily conveniences in neighboring Navarre and Wayzata. City parks include Ray Peters Park which features a warming house and skating rink on the winter and a soccer field in the summer. Of course, Lake Minnetonka is the main attraction to homeowners.
Homes for sale in Minnetonka Beach boast a relaxing place to live, yet are still near city attractions. If you’re interested in Minnetonka Beach real estate, please reach out to Lake Minnetonka resident Paul Johnson with Lakes Sotheby’s International Realty for a stress-free real estate experience. Call 952-212-7103 today!
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