Post by ● Aug 8, 2017

Lake Forest – Minnetonka Neighborhood

Tagged: Community Profiles, Hennepin County, Minnetonka Minnesota

Lake Forest is located along Jorissen Road in southeast Minnetonka between 494 and Shady Oak Lake. There are around 100 single family homes, 70 townhome units, and 22 apartment units. Single family homes range from $500,000 to $700,000 and single family executive homes on the waterfront range from $400,000 to $1,200,000. Townhomes range from $240,000 to $280,000 and apartment units range from $260,000 to $400,000.

Shady Oak Park Lake Shot - Minnetonka and Hopkins, MN

Shady Oak Park – Minnetonka and Hopkins, MN

The Lake Forest neighborhood boasts an excellent location within the City of Minnetonka. Several of the city’s amenities are within easy driving distance to the community, such as Bryant Lake, Shady Oak Beach, Glen Lake Golf Course, and several shopping and dining destinations. Shady Oak Beach, the closest park to Lake Forest, features 85-acres of land and 76’ of beach shoreline. Amenities at Shady Oak include a playground, lifeguards, high dive, and concessions.  Some of the closest restaurants to Lake Forest include Jimmy’s Kitchen and Bar, YoYo Donuts Coffee Ice Cream, and Famous Dave’s. Also located near by is the medical center and Lifetime Fitness.

Hopkins High School Hopkins, Minnesota

Hopkins High School Hopkins, Minnesota

Residents of Lake Forest 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 Lake Forest 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, Glen Lake Elementary, and Gatewood Elementary School.