The Southeast quadrant of Edina is bordered between highways 100 and 62. To the east of this region is the City of Richfield and to the south is the City of Bloomington. This quadrant has 9 neighborhoods which include Lake Cornelia, Southdale, Lake Edina, South Cornelia, Promenade, Parklawn, Pentagon Park, Centennial Lakes and Edinborough. The southeast region has one public school, Cornelia Elementary and 8 parks, including Rosland Park which borders Lake Cornelia.
Housing options are plenty, ranging from $300,000 and up for 1950’s–1970’s ramblers and two-story homes up to $900,000 for newly constructed homes. The neighborhood streets are lined with beautiful large trees, newly established bike paths and have received high walking scores for being a great pedestrian friendly neighborhood. If you are looking for additional housing options there are plenty of rental apartment complexes, town homes and luxury condominiums also available.
Easy access to the Metro Transit station and the “Park & Ride” facilities makes this location a favorite among residents and those in the surrounding communities. This community offers plenty of excellent retail shopping between Southdale Mall, the first enclosed mall in the country, The Galleria Mall with its upscale boutique stores, Yorktown Mall or Centennial Lakes Plaza. Partake in great tasting food with the plethora of restaurants at every corner from fast food choices to upscale fine dining.
Enjoy your day at the many lakes and parks equipped with picnic areas, scenic views, recreation, sports and leisure activities. If you thrive on an active lifestyle, this is the location for you. Stop by Centennial Lakes Park where beautifully lined walkways lead to the outdoor amphitheater, take the family ice skating, on a paddle boat ride or play a game of croquet, the options are endless. Swim and enjoy other activities at the indoor park at Edinborough which also houses condominiums, medical clinics, various businesses and one of the two major hotels located in the area for your out of town guests.
Ranked as one of the top hospitals in the country, the Southeast community is also home to Fairview Southdale Hospital and The University of Minnesota Heart Care Center along with the newly expanded and renovated Emergency Center.
With amenities in this quadrant too numerous to name, a few more to mention are the Southdale Library, Hennepin County Service Center, YMCA, Art Center, Aquatic Center, Golf Course and various Grocery Stores.