Post by ● Aug 8, 2017

Nantucket – Minnetonka Neighborhood

Tagged: Community Profiles, Hennepin County, Minnetonka Minnesota

The Nantucket neighborhood is located in in southwest Minnetonka by the intersection of Scenic Lane and Nantucket Place. Nantucket is an average size neighborhood with about 40 single family homes. House styles in Nantucket are a mix of ranches and two story traditionals that range between $300,000 to $800,000.

Purgatory Creek - Purgatory Park, Minnetonka, MN

Purgatory Creek – Purgatory Park, Minnetonka, MN

Nantucket is close to several of Minnetonka’s finest amenities, including Purgatory Park which lies a couple miles to the west. The park has several recreational amenities such as trails, picnic areas, and picnic shelters.  Another nearby amenity is Glen Lake Golf Course, which is open to the public, and is the perfect recreational course for any skill level with sand and grass bunkers, water hazards, and dramatic elevation changes. The nearest shopping center is Ridgedale Shopping Center, which lies a few miles to the north along 394 and contains popular stores such as Macy’s, Nordstrom, JCPenney, and Sears.

Hopkins High School Hopkins, Minnesota

Hopkins High School Hopkins, Minnesota

Residents of Nantucket 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 Glendale is Scenic Heights Elementary School, which lies just to the south. The school serves around 700 students and a student/teacher ratio of 16, serving students in grades K-6. Other nearby schools include Hopkins Montessori School, International School, Notre Dame Academy, and Glen Lake Elementary School.