The Brightwood neighborhood is situated on Oakways Street and Brightway Drive southwest of the intersection of 494 and Highway 12 in northwest Minnetonka. Brightwood is an excellent neighborhood featuring great homes, mature trees, and large lots. Within Brightwood, there are approximately 50 single-family homes ranging in price from $300,000 to$1.11 million.
Brightwood is within close proximity to some of the best amenities throughout Minnetonka. Residents of the neighborhood have easy access to a wide variety of outdoor, shopping, dining, and entertainment options including The Big Woods Park Preserve, Parkers Lake, Gleason Lake, French Regional Park, Purgatory Park, Ridgehaven Mall, Colonial Square, and Ridgedale Center. The Big Woods Preserve is a 14-acre park boasting beautiful scenery and walking trails. Purgatory is the largest community park in Minnetonka with extensive trails and open spaces. Ridgedale Center, Ridgehaven Mall, and Colonial Square feature some of the top shopping, dining, and entertainment amenities in the area.
Independent School District 284 serves the community of Brightwood. Within Wayzata Public Schools, there are approximately 11,165 students served by dedicated teachers with an educational program designed for students to excel. One school in the area is Wayzata Central Middle School. Dedicated teachers at Wayzata Central Middle School are committed to helping students succeed. Other schools in the area include Wayzata High School, Kimberly Lane Elementary, Plymouth Creek Elementary, Central Middle School, West Lutheran High School, and Fourth Baptist Christian School.