Long Lake Homes For Sale
Without sacrificing any of the amenities that come with a large metropolitan area, Long Lake offers a small town feel unmatched by any other suburban community. Check out our listings of homes for sale in Long Lake or learn more about the city by reading below!
Long Lake is filled with spectacular recreational resources for residents of all ages to enjoy. From fun outdoors, on the lake or in one of several city parks, to indoor facilities ranging from a CrossFit center to the 10 Sports Centre offering year round sports training, there’s always something fun and active to do in Long Lake.
Whether you’re looking to buy new skis, or pick up some flowers on your way home, or anything in-between, Long Lake has a store or boutique to meet your needs. The city is home to bike repair shops, florists, bakeries, tack shops, and more. Plus, you have easy access to all of the fantastic stores in nearby Wayzata.
Long Lake has a wide variety of dining options for residents to savor. From Lakeside dining to fast food joints, there’s something to satisfy any craving. One local favorite is Birch’s on the Lake, which is home to both a supper club serving mouthwatering upscale steak and seafood, as well as a brewhouse serving a more casual assortment of entrees!
The City of Long Lake seeks to make it easy for residents to be environmentally friendly. With comprehensive recycling programs and resources, as well as community outdoor clean up events, Long Lake is on its way to maintaining a sustainable future.
Long Lake is located within the boundaries of the Orono Public School District. This district, #278, is a nationally renowned district that works to go beyond academics to help students grow in all aspects of life. With countless district and school awards, and test scores above both state and national averages, this district is one of the top districts in the state.
Metro Transit provides for the public transportation needs of Long Lake resident. With Park and Ride lots in neighboring Maple Plain and Wayzata, it’s easy for residents who commute to ride into downtown Minneapolis.
The Long Lake City Council, consisting of five members, is responsible for the legislative oversight of the city. The Mayor and four additional councilmembers dictate policy as well as decide on budgets, and meet the first and third Tuesdays of every month.
Long Lake was settled permanently in 1855, and grew with the introduction of mills, the railroad, and a small assortment of stores. In the late 1890’s and early 1900’s fruit production – namely raspberries and strawberries – boomed. After World War I, Long Lake began to transition away from their agricultural roots and shifted into a more service-based economy. Today, Long Lake is home to just fewer than 2,000 residents, and contains a bustling and vibrant community.