Post by ● Aug 8, 2015

Northeast Edina: Golf Terrace Heights

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With a population of 1,000 residents, Golf Terrace Heights is situated in the Northeast quadrant of the city of Edina. It is bordered on the north by 50th Street, on the east by Wooddale Avenue, on the south by 58th Street as well as Southview Lane, and on the west by Highway 100. The neighborhood hosts several civic centers including City Hall, The Edina Country Club, Harvey Lake as well as numerous residential portions. The Edina Country Club was initially called Thorpe Country Club when it was first established in 1923.

The 360 homes in this neighborhood, located just south of the Edina Country Club, consist of houses constructed mainly during the late 1930’s all the way up to the 60’s. Most of the homes are in the two-story rambler style.

Golf Terrace Heights showcases the biggest allotment of privately owned land in Edina, which is the golf course and grounds of the Edina Country Club. The land is around 123 acres. Another major characteristic of the neighborhood’s beauty is Lake Harvey, which is recorded by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency as a seven-acre lake. With the help of the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District, the city has attempted to stop nutrient-rich storm runoff into Lake Harvey so that it can maintain is luscious glamor and not turn into an algae infested pool.

Edina Country Club: The Golf Terrace Heights neighborhood was named after its inclusion of the Edina Country Club. The Edina Country Club is one of the Twin Cities’ premier country clubs. A private club offering a world-class, 18-hole golf course, tennis facilities with four clay courts and two hard courts, two paddle tennis courts, an olympic sized swimming pool with a cabana and snack bar, and a 65,000 square foot clubhouse. Within the clubhouse, members are treated to a golf shop, locker room facilities, a fitness room, two premium dining establishments, a pub, and a plethora of meeting spaces for events of all sizes.

Utley Park: Utley Park is located across from the Edina Country Club. Open to the public, the park features two tennis courts, a basketball court, numerous picnic areas, as well as open space. Ideal for those seeking active outdoor recreation or a quiet place to enjoy time with loved ones, Utley Park provides simple, scenic entertainment in the outdoors.

If you have any questions regarding the Golf Terrace Heights neighborhood, the city of Edina, 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.