Cold Spring Homes For Sale
Cold Spring is a friendly community just half an hour from St. Cloud and 60 minutes from the Twin Cities. Cold Spring has multiple music and performance theaters and great historic sites like the Granite Company and Assumption Chapel. Cold Spring is maintaining that special “hometown pride” while experiencing active progression. If you are searching for homes for sale in Cold Spring MN, take a look at our Cold Spring real estate listings today!
Median Home Price: $229,900
Cold Spring is proud to host several beautiful parks available for enjoyment year round. Whether you’re enjoying a hot dog at the Baseball Park, or having a family picnic at the Frogtown Park, you’ll find the perfect spot to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Cold Spring also offers a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities including camping, fishing, golfing, and several sledding hills and ice rinks for those cold winter months.
Downtown Cold Spring offers a charming, mom and pop style shopping experiences from the Trendsetters Boutique to the Dollar Outlet and Gift Shoppe. Whether you need every day items or enjoy browsing through Little Sister’s Antique shop, Cold Spring has everything you need.
You will find a large variety of culinary options in Cold Spring whether you’re looking for a good burger at Side Bar and Grill, or a slice of pizza from Maranteli’s Pizza of Cold Spring. Interested in a fresh cup of coffee? The Velveteen Rabbit Café offers a unique, home town coffee shop where you can enjoy a variety of baked goods, sandwiches, and beverages. Be sure to also grab a beer at the notorious Cold Spring Brewery Company, one of the state’s last remaining independent brewing companies.
The city of Cold Spring is proud to offer several licensed waste collectors for citizens to choose from, as well as a free hazardous waste drop location available the third Saturday of each month. The Stearns County Household Hazardous Waste Facillity accepts and recycles hazardous waste such as latex pant, oil based paint and stain, automotive chemicals and more. They also offer a mobile collection unit for the outlying areas of the county. For more information, check out the Cold Spring Utilities website.
Cold Spring is part of the Independent School District No.750 and includes Richmond and Rockville. There are five public schools available:
- Rockville Elementary
- Cold Spring Elementary
- Richmond Elementary
- Cold Spring Middle School
- Rocori High School
There are also three private schools in the district:
- St. Peter & Paul Elementary
- St. Boniface Elementary
- Holy Cross Elementary
Many upper education institutions are also within the realm of Cold Spring such as College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University, Saint Cloud State University, Saint Cloud Technical and Community College, Rasmussen College, Minnesota School of Business and College of Saint Scholastica.
The Transit Connection has buses operating in the rural Stearns Counties five days a week, with reservations available up to a week prior. In the nearby city of St. Cloud you can find Greyhound Bus services, Amtrak train services, as well as the Executive Express that offers Minneapolis Airport shuttle service to the city of Cold Spring.
Cold Spring is a statutory city governed by a Mayor and four members of Council. The Mayor serves two year terms and council members each serve a four year term with two members being elected at alternate two year intervals. The City Administrator and Finance Director coordinate the functions of the city, which include planning, organizing, directing and coordinating municipal activities.
The three towns of Rockville, Cold Spring, and Richmond were all founded in the year 1856, with Cold Spring located where the best waterpower was available to turn the millstones that ground grain into grist, or logs into lumber for the farmers. In 1857, the official Cold Spring Post Office was established, and by 1915 Cold Spring was considered the most thriving and best known small village in the Northwest. In 1920 the Cold Spring Granite Company was founded, and has grown to become the main industry of the community. The city has grown to be a popular summer resort area, with an abundant community.