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The city of Long Lake is located in Hennepin County, Minnesota, a small and diverse community located around Long Lake. The 574 acres of Long Lake are fully developed, and the city continues to grow with revitalization and development projects. The diverse city offers a small community atmosphere, and is home to several beautiful residential neighborhoods that feature spacious single family homes, townhomes, modern condos and apartments, and a few historic houses.

Long Lake real estate properties are an attractive choice for many families, singles and working professionals who want to enjoy the small town, neighborhood atmosphere with easy access to area recreational sites and the Twin Cities.

Residents of Long Lake homes, apartments and other real estate properties have access to Lakeside Park, which is a popular destination for fishing, canoeing and other outdoor activities. The Pioneer Museum houses an extensive collection of photographs and artifacts that tell the story of Long Lake’s development and rich trading history. The city is served primarily by Highway 12 which connects to Interstate 394 and Interstate 494. Both of these highways provide easy access to Minneapolis and the Twin Cities.

To the south lies Lake Minnetonka and several bays, parks and lakes. Lake Minnetonka continues to be a popular resort destination for Minnesota residents and visitors from around the globe, and offers a number of recreational activities year round. Residents of Long Lake homes, condos and real estate properties can enjoy boating, canoeing, kayaking, camping, fishing and hiking excursions at several destinations around Minnetonka Beach.

Crystal Bay, Stubbs Bay, Maxwell Bay and Smith Bay are located a short drive south of Long Lake. Golf enthusiasts living in Long Lake homes and other real estate properties can also enjoy access to several popular Hennepin County golf courses, including Burl Oaks Golf Club, the Lakeview Golf Course and the Woodhill Country Club.

Long Lake became known as a popular destination for strawberry and raspberry production from the late 1890s to the early 1900s, and you can still find many strawberry and raspberry patches scattered throughout the city. Long Lake raspberries and strawberries became a regional specialty during the early 1900s, and shipments were going as far as northern Minnesota and North Dakota. The city was also home to a sawmill, flour mill and a thriving railroad district.

Whether you’re looking for a vacation home near Long Lake and Lake Minnetonka, or searching for a spacious property in a rural setting near the Twin Cities, you’ll find several attractive Long Lake properties scattered throughout this beautiful community. Long Lake is an attractive destination for families, students, working professionals and retirees alike, offering all of the amenities of rural living and easy access to the metropolitan city sites.

Use the Long Lake MN MLS listing search tool above to find a property that best meets your needs. You’ll find several Long Lake real estate properties offering lake views, and within a short drive from the downtown area and other recreational sites. Whether you’re looking for Long Lake foreclosures, short sale properties or a condo unit, you’ll find many beautiful properties in this family-friendly community.

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