Minnetonka real estate is all a suburb of Minneapolis on the West side. Minnetonka homes are a second ring community, meaning it itself does not touch Minneapolis, it touches other cities that touch Minneapolis. Its name was derived from a Dakota Indian word meaning “great water”. It is considered to be a somewhat wealthy community based on average and median incomes which is why Minnetonka homes for sale are often found at much higher price points than the Twin Cities average.
Minnetonka MN real estate is primarily residential, but as 14th largest city in Minnesota, also contains such well known retail areas as Ridgedale Center. Minnetonka property started its growth along the Minnehaha Creek, a prosperous sawmill, was centrally located in the, what was originally 36 mi.² of Minnetonka. However, between the years of 1883 and 1956 the township shrunk as Wayzatta, St. Louis Park, Hopkins, and other small townships incorporated or annexed portions of the Minnetonka Minnesota real estate. Minnetonka Mills (along with its post office), served as the trading and business center as well as port to Lake Minnetonka area until the 1870s.
More Homes & Real Estate
If you are searching for homes for sale in Minnetonka, or a good Minnetonka real estate agent, look no further. You can easily search houses in Minnetonka (as well as all current Minnetonka listings) right here on the MLS. All active homes in Minnetonka will be listed there with current pricing and information as well as contact information for your local Minnetonka realtor. Remember to indicate your Minnetonka homes detailed parameters for a more accurate search of the homes in Minnetonka MN that most closely suit your needs.