The Deer Ridge neighborhood is located in southeast Minnetonka by the intersection of Smetana Road and Shady Oak Road. The neighborhood consists entirely of townhomes ranging from $170,000 to $250,000. There are around 160 townhome units within the Deer Ridge neighborhood.
Several of the city’s amenities are within easy driving distance to Deer Ridge, such as Bryant Lake, Shady Oak Beach, Glen Lake Golf Course, and several shopping and dining destinations.
Shady Oak Beach, the closest park to Deer Ridge, features 85-acres of land and 76’ of beach shoreline. Amenities at Shady Oak Park include a playground, lifeguards, high dive, and concessions. Some of the closest restaurants to the neighborhood include Dragon Jade, Gold Nugget Tavern & Grille, and Gina Maria’s Pizza. Also located near by is the medical center and Lifetime Fitness. The neighborhood is also within easy driving distance of Interstate 494 for a faster work commute and access to other nearby cities.
Residents of Deer Ridge are served by the Hopkins School District. The Hopkins School District serves seven different western suburbs of Minneapolis and approximately 8,000 students in grades K-12. The closest school to Deer Ridge neighborhood is Eagle Ridge Academy which serves students in grades K-12. Eagle Ridge is a public charter school that offers rigorous courses and time-tested classical, liberal arts curriculum. Other nearby schools include Lionsgate Academy, International School, Eagle Ridge Academy, and Gatewood Elementary School.