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Greenwood Homes and Real Estate For Sale


The small city of Greenwood is located approximately 20 minutes west of Minneapolis on Highway 7, and is home to several lakefront homes and attractive real estate properties. Residents of Greenwood MN homes, townhomes, condos and apartments can enjoy easy access to Lake Minnetonka nearby, as well as access to the metropolitan Twin Cities area. Whether you’re a working professional, student, retiree or large family looking for the suburban lifestyle near the Twin Cities, you’ll find a wealth of attractive Greenwood real estate properties to choose from.

Greenwood, nicknamed the “city on the lake”, is a very small city that caters to outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers year round. Lake Minnetonka has become a popular destination for swimming, kayaking, fishing, skating and nature walking, and is also a great venue for biking, skiing and walking throughout the year.

Many Greenwood homes and real estate properties are located right on the lake, and within a short drive from other lakes and parks, including Excelsior Bay, Lower Lake, Big Island Regional Park and Saint Albans Bay. Greenwood is served primarily by Highway 7 that runs through Minnetonka to the east and connects the city to Interstate 494.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city of Greenwood encompasses approximately 0.6 square miles, and about 0.2 miles are water. The Southshore Center on Country Club Road is the city’s primary social center, and is co-owned by the surrounding cities of Greenwood, Tonka Bay, Excelsior and Shorewood. It offers several community programs for teens, seniors and local residents throughout the year, and also serves as an event destination.

Many campers, hikers and nature lovers can enjoy a wealth of recreational opportunities around Lake Minnetonka when living in Greenwood. Lake Minnetonka has served as a resort destination throughout its history, and features dozens of bays and islands that cater to boaters and yachters. It is also a popular lake for lake cruises, sailing and fishing excursions. The lake contains several types of fish, including northern pike, bluegill, black crappie, black bullhead, yellow perch and green sunfish. Covering approximately 125 miles of shoreline, the lake is an idyllic destination for camping, extended fishing trips and boating.

Residents of Greenwood homes, townhomes and other real estate are within a 30-minute drive from downtown Minneapolis, making it easy to commute to work or school when living in Greenwood. Greenwood residents can enjoy easy access to popular Minneapolis attractions, including the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, the Guthrie Theater, the Wood Lake Nature Center and the Minnesota Orchestra.

Whether you’re looking for a  spacious townhome or a small condo near Minneapolis and Lake Minnetonka, you’ll find several attractive Greenwood real estate properties to meet your needs and budget. Use the Greenwood MN real estate search tool above to look at the latest active listings, and find the best property for your needs. Using the Greenwood real estate search tool above will help you narrow down your search and connect you with an experienced Greenwood MN real estate agent who can guide you through the search and buying process.

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