Mendota Heights Homes For Sale
Mendota Heights has numerous parks and over 20 miles of trails through the river valley. The city also has a diverse business district and lots of room for residential development. Mendota Heights has all the benefits of a progressive city while holding on to it’s own heritage and character. If you are searching for homes for sale in Mendota Heights, MN, view our Mendota Heights real estate listings today.
Median Home Price: $356,630
Mendota Heights has a plethora of parks, trails, bluffs, and wildlife areas that provide residents with spectacular walking, biking, hiking, and other recreational opportunities. With 21 miles of trails and 17 parks including sports fields, and playgrounds, there’s always green space to enjoy. With youth and adult sports leagues and other programs, Mendota Heights makes it easy for residents to stay active.
Mendota Heights is located in a great area for shopping. Not only is the city home to countless stores and shopping centers like The Village Mendota Heights, it’s also located close to other high-end shopping areas. The Mall of America is only a few minutes away, as are the premium outlet malls in Eagan. No matter what you’re shopping for, you won’t have to go far to find it.
The restaurant scene in Mendota Heights has something for all palettes and price ranges. If you’re thinking Italian, I Nonni’s seasonally updated menu of classics is sure to please. Lucky’s 13 Pub serves up great American classics with the occasional Asian or Latin twist – perfect for if you’re dining with a large group. If you’re looking for fresh, organic fare, Mendoberri Café & Wine Bar’s selection of locally sourced options is sure to please. No matter what you’re hungry for, Mendota Heights has something for you.
The Mendota Heights community strives for sustainability with recycling programs as well as LIVEGREEN, a sustainability program run through the school district. LIVEGREEN promotes energy saving and recycling initiatives within the schools and beyond.
The West St. Paul – Mendota Heights – Eagan School District, ISD 197, serves all of the residents of Mendota Heights. The district builds its innovative curriculum around the skills needed in the 21st century, striving to better prepare its students for their future careers. Mendota Heights is also home to Convent of the Visitation, a private all-girls school, and Saint Thomas Academy, a private all-boys school.
Metro Transit and Metro Mobility provide public transit services to the residents of Mendota Heights. Beyond the regularly scheduled bus routes, Metro Transit has park and ride lots and express buses from Mendota Heights into the Twin Cities downtown districts. For those who are not able to utilize the regular bus routes due to a disability, Metro Mobility provides dial-a-ride services making it easier for all Mendota Heights residents to take advantage of the public transportation.
The local governing body of the city of Mendota Heights – the City Council - consists of the Mayor and four city council members. The council is responsible for setting and enforcing administrative policies within the city.
Mendota Heights is one of the oldest permanent settlements in the state of Minnesota, first settled around the time that Fort Snelling was founded. Being one of the oldest communities it houses some of the oldest historic structures in the state, including the oldest church – Saint Peter’s – and buildings associated with the American Fur Company dating back to the 1830s. From its inception through the 1940s the city was a truck and dairy farming community. After 1950, Mendota Heights transitioned seamlessly into a premier suburb of St. Paul, with golf courses, residential neighborhoods, and estates claiming the land.