Post by ● May 5, 2015

City of Chaska: Hammer’s Haven Neighborhood

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The community of Hammer’s Haven is a wonderful place to raise a family with young kids. The neighborhood is home to a number of young families who are personable, welcoming, generous, and helpful. During a typical afternoon, the neighborhood is full of outdoor activities, such as BBQ’s, bonfires, picnics, get-togethers celebrations, and basketball. A fun activity for families in this area is taking a bike ride to the nearby Dairy Queen and enjoy in some soft serve ice cream.

Hammer’s Haven is also close to a variety of public and private schools in Chaska’s school district 112 to meet families’ education needs and desires.

Every August, the residents of Hammer’s Haven get together for the national Neighborhood Night Out, which is designed to strengthen community and neighborhood spirit. Residents in the neighborhoods enjoy the evening outdoors socializing with neighbors, and also welcome the visit from local volunteer firefighters and police as they bring along some of their iconic vehicles for kids to get a tour of and pictures in.


What is now a housing development of 28 homes located in Chaska, Minnesota, the Hammer’s Haven development started as just 5 homes in the early 2000’s. At this time, the housing market was at its peak. Plans were in place to further develop the surrounding land and create a community of gorgeous homes. Between 2005-2007, when the housing market declined, it resulted in the builder changing partnership. As time passed, custom houses were gradually added until it reached its full development in 2010.

The homes of Hammer’s Haven are, for the most part, Colonial in style. They average between 3-5 bedrooms and 3-4 bathrooms, 3 car garages, and range from 3,000-5,000 square feet and vary in price from $330k-$550k. Each home typically features a master bathroom and high-end finishings. Adjacent to the Hammer Haven neighborhood are over 10 miles of paved recreational trails that weave throughout Chaska’s parks, playgrounds, and iconic landmarks, which are perfect for an entire family to explore.

The Hammer’s Haven neighborhood branches off of Amberg Lane into 3 separate cul de sacs. This ensures that there is not any through-traffic, and creates a safe environment for children to play. This middle-class community is in the heart of Chaska and is less than a half hour from downtown Minneapolis. Its convenient location is close to major employment cities but offers a quieter, more tight-knit community.

Other comparable communities to Hammer’s Haven in Chaska are paired with a specific community association, but residents of Hammer’s Haven are able to enjoy the same level of community without having to pay association dues or be affiliated with the Jonathan Association. This makes Hammer’s Haven a truly unique housing development within the city of Chaska.

The beautiful homes, close community ties, and convenient location of Hammer’s Haven make it the perfect place to raise a family. If you have any questions about Hammer’s Haven,  the city of Chaska, Minnesota, or if you would like to sell or buy a house in the area, please feel free to visit or call 1-800-909-1953.