Balsam is located on the southeast side of Eden Prairie off of Franlo Road just north of Pioneer Trail. Balsam is a small townhome community offering great residents and housing options. Balsam provides a quiet family friendly environment. The neighborhood boasts 17 townhome buildings with a total of 68 units with prices ranging from $160,000 to $230,000.
Balsam is located within close proximity to numerous amenities within Eden Prairie. Residents of Balsam have easy access to several shopping, dining, and recreational amenities including Prairie East Park, Olympic Hills Golf Club, Franlo Park, Staring Lake Park, and Eden Prairie Center. Eden Prairie Center is located 3 miles north of Juniper, offering some of the best shopping, dining, and entertainment amenities in Eden Prairie.
Residents of Balsam are served by Independent School District 272 also known as Eden Prairie Public Schools. Eden Prairie Schools seeks to provide students with a rigorous academic program while fostering a lifelong desire to learn. The closest School to Balsam is Eden Lake Elementary School. Eden Lake Elementary School serves 800 students in Kindergarten – 6th grade with a student teacher ratio of 16.9. Other schools in the area include Oak Point Elementary School, Central Middle School, Eden Prairie High School, and Hennepin Technical College.