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Tour of Linden Hills in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Updated: Feb 7, 2023

Today we're taking you on a tour of the fantastic Linden Hills neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota!


A very walkable neighborhood with beautiful outdoor spaces, beautiful homes, and good schools - Linden Hills checks a lot of boxes for folks. Stick around to learn more!


Let's get it!


Linden Hills Vibes


Linden Hills is home to around 7,700 residents and is located about 20 minutes from downtown Minneapolis and about 25 minutes from downtown St. Paul. Linden Hills is bordered to the north by Lake Bde Maka Ska, to the east by Lake Harriet, to the south by W 47th St, and to the west by France Ave and the city of Edina.


Rated the #2 Overall Best Neighborhood to Live in Minneapolis*, it's easy to see why. Linden Hills is an affluent neighborhood with boutique shops and restaurants and beautiful housing. It's known for its historic, beautiful, and well taken care of single-family homes, that are on the larger end for Minneapolis homes.


Schools here are generally pretty good and are served by the Minneapolis Public School District. The High School is Southwest Senior High and is rated an A*. The Middle School is Lake Harriet Community School - Upper School, which is rated an A-*. The Elementary School is Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School and is rated a B+. To note, listed above are the public schools; with this neighborhood being fairly affluent, there are a lot of charter, magnet, and private school options as well.



Home Price Statistics


The median sale price for homes in Linden Hills comes in around $741k, more than double the Twin Cities median of around $350k. If you're looking for a single-family home, currently on the market homes range from as low as $385kk, to upwards of $3.7m. If a condo or townhome is more your speed, currently on the market prices range from as low as $140k, to upwards of $1.5m. About 70% of Linden Hills residents own their homes.



Pros + Cons


Pros

  • Fantastic outdoor spaces - the lakes and park spaces

  • Very walkable and pedestrian friendly

  • Beautiful homes in quiet and trick-or-treatable neighborhoods

  • Feels very social and 'alive'

  • Good schools

  • Great spots to eat, drink, shop, and socialize

Cons

  • Expensive home prices - high price/sq ft

  • Suburban amenities are outside of the neighborhood - no big box stores if needed

  • Airplane noise

  • Kind of congested with cars and pedestrians

  • Probably feels a bit 'exclusive' or has a 'cake-eater' vibe

  • Tucked in and takes a bit to get to highways


For Fans Of


Basically if you like this area, you might want to check out these other areas 👇

  • Kenwood/Cedar Isles Dean

  • Macalester-Groveland

  • Tangletown

  • Fulton/Armitage/Etc

  • Excelsior/Wayzata

  • Morningside Edina


To Sum Up Linden Hills in Three Points

  1. Fantastic outdoor spaces

  2. Very walkable and pedestrian friendly

  3. Beautiful homes in quiet and trick-or-treatable neighborhoods


As We Depart


Every day I help people who are moving or relocating to the Twin Cities area, find the home of their dreams in one of the best metropolitan areas in the country! If you're looking for a full-service Real Estate company that specializes in these cross-country moves, or just across the city, look no further.


Welcome to the Twin Cities - Make Yourself at Home!


Jesse Lynch - The New Face of Real Estate

Brokered By REAL Broker LLC


Call/Text (612) 564-1868



*According to niche.com

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