Lake Minnetonka is a large lake less than 15 miles west of the city of Minneapolis in the state of Minnesota. The Lake has a series of out bays and inlets that cover a large portion of the area. The prime location of the Lake makes it an attractive place for real estate and a number of people have homes around it.
Lake Minnetonka is the largest lake in the metropolitan lake of Minneapolis and St. Paul. In fact, it covers over 14,000 acres of land. There are an abundance of small islands and peninsulas throughout the acreage of the Lake. Portions of the Lake can get over 100 feet deep. There are over 120 miles of shoreline. A number of homes have been built along the Lake over the years and the prime location of it has made real estate very attractive.
There are many things to do in and around the Lake. One of the most popular things to do is fishing. Muskie, northern pike, largemouth bass, crappies, sunfish, walleye and more are all popular fish that provide great opportunities for anglers of all ages. Muskie and walleye are stocked on a regular basis to ensure that there are plenty of fish for everyone. Fishing guides and locals are available to give fishing trips on the Lake. There are numerous tournaments throughout the course of the year on the Lake. Icehouses are a familiar site on many bays throughout the winter months and provide great opportunities for folks to catch fish. Boating is another popular activity to do on the Lake. Boats of many different shapes and sizes abound during the summer months. While motorboats are the most popular type of boat on the Lake, other boats include sailboats and antique boats. Paddleboats are a popular option and provide customers with a fine ride while they enjoy a catered lunch or dinner and pleasant conversation. A personal watercraft is a great way for people to enjoy themselves on the water. In addition to this, folks can rent a boat or personal watercraft and be entertained for hours. Outside of water activities, there are many other things people can see and do. There are a terrific number of dining options for individuals, couples and families. Fine dining establishments are a great place for individuals to bring a date and for couples to go on a date together. The Lake provides the perfect backdrop as people enjoy their meal. There is an abundance of shopping opportunities for people to do. Shopping options include trendy clothing stores, boutiques, antique shops, home décor, stationary, art galleries and more. There are a number of different parks and beaches in which families and individuals can enjoy the beauties of the Lake.
Virginia Lord of Coldwell Banker Burnet helps buyers and sellers around Lake Minnetonka with their real estate needs. She's familar with the area and provides a series of imformational videos about the area. Please feel free to browse our website for useful information, search for homes or contact us for further assistance.