Situated off the western shores of Lake Minnetonka, the city of Minnetrista features gorgeous topography. Minnetrista real estate rests on agricultural rich plains and idyllic woodlands of southwestern Hennepin County. The city got its name from the Native American word “minne” meaning waters, and “trista” meaning crooked.
Many of the homes for sale in Minnetrista MN are on lush, wooded lots creating privacy and tranquility in a family-centered, residential community. The city is generally rural and still has material agricultural activity, involving corn, beans, hay and horses.
Minnetrista has designated a large amount of its land for preservation and parks. Beaches, trails and open land allow for year-round enjoyment. Minnetrista is home to some of Lake Minnetonka’s most remarkable yet hidden residences. The combination of Minnetrista’s rich, diverse landscape and peaceful atmosphere make it a perfect setting for lakeshore living splendor.
With many lakes surrounding Minnetrista real estate, the city is mostly made up of water. Consequently, this city is a boaters dreams. Lakes in Minnetrista include Whaletail Lake, Little Long Lake, Mud Lake, Ox Yoke Lake, and Saunders Lake, as well as several bays of Lake Minnetonka. Six Mile Creek runs through the western part of the city. It actually brings the runoff from about 17,000 acres to Lake Minnetonka.
The education system is especially noteworthy, with public and private schools as well as the Crown College within its borders. Four different school districts serve the City of Minnetrista, that include Delano Public Schools, Westonka Public Schools, Waconia Public Schools and Watertown-Mayer Public Schools.
Minnetrista is home to a variety of shopping opportunities with restaurants such as small family diners to chain eateries. The Big Stone Mini-golf and Sculpture Garden may be your weekly weekend destination. The city hosts a variety of events throughout the year, which are popular to both residents and visitors. Trista Day is a huge family and community event started back in 2001.
Most noteworthy parks in Minnetrista include Douglas Park, Gale Woods Farm Park, Cusoke Parks Gene Lehner Park, Jennings Park, Halstead Bay Boat Access, Linden Park, and Lisle Park. You’ll find children’s playgrounds, livestock, picnic shelters, sport courts and athletic fields. In conclusion, Minnetrista real estate encourages an active lifestyle.
Located about 20 miles from downtown Minneapolis, Minnetrista is away from the hustle and bustle of the city, but still not far for entertainment and amenities. Minnetrista real estate tends to range in price from $199,990 about up to $3,195,000. Home sizes range from 1,222 square feet up to 7,956 square feet. There are a variety of homes styles in the city at various price points. Minnetrista is a wonderful fit no matter what you are looking for.
Call Paul Johnson Lakes Sotheby’s International Realty today for showings of Minnetrista homes for sale. He can be reached at 952-212-7103. Stop looking and start living today!
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