Monticello Homes For Sale

It’s easy to find a home you love in Monticello, because prices are lower than the Twin Cities metro, but you’re still near the big city amenities. If you don’t want to deal with the traffic of the metro area, Monticello has plenty of businesses within its borders worth checking out. Charming houses line the quaint streets, so find yours in our listings!

Median Home Price: $168,100.00



Monticello has an extensive park and pathway system. In fact, there are 28 parks throughout the city, and miles of well-maintained trails. Hike along the Mississippi at West Bridge Park or take in the trickling waters of Otter Creek Park. Every July, Monticello hosts Riverfest, a celebration with music, contests and car shows. It’s a great place to meet your neighbors and have a lot of fun.


There’s always something to buy in Monticello’s bustling downtown area. Complete your new home with a bed from Sweet Dreams, a family owned and operated business in town. Find some new cleats to take the field with at Mateo’s Soccer Store. For outdoor gear, check out Runnings of Monticello, a long-standing staple of the community. Monticello is located alongside interstate 94, so you’re never far away from endless shopping options in Minneapolis.


If you’re not in the mood to cook, Monticello has plenty of options to keep your stomach full. Spice up your day with a delicious meal from Pancho Villa Mexican restaurant, a local favorite. Enjoy food, wine and dessert at at Cornerstone Café and Catering Company, and get service with a smile. You can even find favorites you know and love, like Perkins on Pine Street.


Monticello provides recycling services that pick up at your doorstep, as well as drop off options. Residents may choose from a list of contractors that offer different services in a range of prices. Monticello also has a Spring Recycling Day, when residents can drop off appliances, tires, furniture, electronics and more.


School-age children attend schools within the Monticello Public Schools District. There are three elementary schools, one middle school and one high school in town. The district employs teachers who make an effort to get to know their students, and children develop into well-rounded and capable individuals.


Monticello has created an in-town shuttle service called Monti Shuttle, with rides costing only $2. The service runs from 7am to 5pm and have a reduced rate when scheduled 24 hours in advance.

City History

The city was incorporated in 1856, and named Monticello, which means “little mountain” in Italian. Monticello’s Mississippi location has ensured a steady stream of new residents and visitors for over 150 years. The city has grown tremendously in the last decade, and will continue to provide opportunities well into the future.

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