Medicine Lake Homes For Sale
Because of its strategic location, the city is filled with great recreational activities like swimming, boating, and fishing, while being just minutes from all types of world-class shopping, dining, and entertainment. Served by the top-rated Wayzata public school system and laying claim to absolutely beautiful homes on large lots. View our selection of homes for sale in Medicine Lake to find your new place.
Median Home Price: $576,000
The City of Medicine Lake is nestled within the bustling metropolitan area. As a peninsula, the city enjoys unfettered access to its namesake lake, providing bountiful opportunities to fish, swim, boat, ice skate, and participate in other fun lake activities. This city is also located near several neighboring city parks including the beautiful Clifton E. French regional park.
Though Medicine Lake itself does not feature any stores, the city is surrounded by ample shopping opportunities. From building supplies at the Home Depot, to groceries at Cub Foods, to Blue Bamboo fabric store, you’ll find practically anything you need nearby. Plus, there’s only a short drive between Medicine Lake and both Ridgedale Mall and the Shops at the West End!
Whether you’re in search of a familiar favorite or a new and unique dish, Medicine Lake is surrounding by spectacular restaurants. From the upscale American bistro BLVD Kitchen & Bar, to spectacular Thai dishes at Nong’s Thai Cuisine, to Russian favorites at Restaurant Baku there is truly something for everyone to enjoy.
The City of Medicine Lake promotes the use of city-wide recycling services to help keep the city as beautiful and environmentally friendly as possible.
Wayzata Public Schools, Independent School District 284, is responsible for providing educational services and resources to the residents of Medicine Lake. This district is one of the best in the state, and is consistently recognized for its quality, and high rate of college-bound graduates annually.
Metro Transit provides comprehensive public transportation services to Medicine Lake residents and all those in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.
The Medicine Lake City Council is a five-member council responsible for legislative and administrative oversight of all city business. The council meets on the first Monday of each month.
Though the land that would become Medicine Lake was first purchased in 1858, it wasn’t until 1887 that it was plotted and opened to the public. Because the city is all residential, and quite small, it took some time to introduce better roads and electricity into the community. Today, though, Medicine Lake is a beautiful community with fewer than 500 residents.