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Farmington is a part of the Minneapolis-St Paul metro area and is a midsized city located in Dakota County. Many beautiful Farmington homes, townhomes, condos and apartments are located within a short drive from the downtown Minneapolis commercial district and several Twin Cities attractions. If you are looking for a rural lifestyle and easy access to city amenities and sites, you’ll find an abundance of attractive Farmington real estate properties to meet your needs.

Farmington MN is named after Farmington, New York, and is one of the oldest communities in the “Land of 10,000 Lakes”. The area was aptly named because of the number of farms and farmhouses scattered throughout the region and by the 1860s, the village soon had its own business district, railroad depot, schools, churches and other community buildings by the 1860s.

The city of Farmington is home to over 876 acres of park land, and features over 45 miles of paved trails and nature trails that are ideal for walking and jogging. Several Farmington parks are home to lakes and streams that are perfect for bird watching, fishing and nature excursions. Some of the most popular parks located near many Farmington homes, townhomes and real estate properties include Daisy Knoll Park, Dakota County Estates Park, Meadow Creek Third Addition Park, Farmington Preserve Park and North Creek Park.

Some of the parks in Farmington have swimming pools, basketball and volleyball courts, picnic tables, grills, boardwalk trails and fishing areas. Others are ideal for picnicking and relaxation after a busy day. Residents of Farmington MN homes and real estate properties have easy access to two large golf clubs in Dakota County, the Fountain Valley Golf Club and the Southern Hills Golf Club.

Residents of Farmington homes can take a short drive north to go fishing, hiking and exploring Lake Minnetonka, or to explore the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area. Other attractive lakes and destinations to explore within a one-hour drive from Farmington include Lake Owasso, Lake Phalen, Gervais Lake, Vadnais Lake, Lake Calhoun and Lake Harriet.

The Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, also located less than an hour’s drive north of Farmington, is a fun destination for outdoor enthusiasts, nature lovers and adventure seekers who want to learn more about Minnesota wildlife and enjoy some of the most beautiful views of the Midwest parks and landscape. The Minnesota Zoo near Apple Valley is a family-friendly destination for animal lovers of all ages.

You can find dozens of attractive Farmington MN homes and real estate properties using the search tool and take a close look at the active Farmington MN real estate property listings. Several homes in Farmington have been converted from old farm houses and are historic structures with original facades and materials. Others are custom built homes and newly renovated properties, and perfect for working professionals, families and singles who prefer a more modern home.

Farmington MN real estate may be an attractive choice for you when you are looking for suburban living in Minnesota, and want easy access to the Twin Cities. Use the Farmington MN MLS real estate search above to find the perfect property for your needs.

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