9.5 out of 10

Chanhassen

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Jim Berg Jim Berg PRO
5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"Top 5 Best Cities to Live and Work"

If you've followed the "Best Places to Live" national review... you already know that Chanhassen won the past year's award for one of the "Top 5 Cities".

There are over 34 parks, 90 miles of trails, and the beautiful 1137 acre MN Landscape Arboretum. Schools are rated good too... and recent grants for tech projects include beefed up computers and WiFi on school buses!
Pros
  • MN Landscape Arboretum
  • Great Recreation Lakes
5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"A friendly small town lifestyle"

Chanhassen has been recognized as 4 times by Money Magazine as a best place to live, having raised my family there I absolutely agree. The schools are outstanding, neighborhoods friendly and safe, close to shopping and a few of the highlights include 34 parks, 90 miles of trails part of the Three Rivers trails and the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Chanhassen Dinner Theater opened in 1968 and is recognized as one of the best dinner theaters in the country, a must see.
Pros
  • Quality of Life excellent
  • Best 4th of July celebration
  • 90 miles of Trails!
  • Chanhassen Dinner Theater
  • Close to the Airport and MOA
  • Excellent School systems
  • Great Shopping and Dining
4/5
2yrs+

"Chanhassen Real Estate"

Chanhassen

An extremely thriving family community, Chanhassen, Minnesota is home to nearly 24,000 people. Though small in size, it makes up for it in character and its offerings for its residents. With a wide variety of community events, attractive and safe residential neighborhoods, and an easy access to the Twin Cities, Chanhassen is becoming one of the more coveted areas for people living in the city who are looking to move to the suburbs. If you are in the market for a new home, I hope you consider Chanhassen real estate.

One of the real perks of Chanhassen life is the surprising amount of entertainment offered right within the city limits. Probably the most well-known of these is the always-popular Chanhassen Dinner Theater. As a fully professional theater company, their season is always well-stocked with some of the most famous Broadway musicals, contemporary dramas and family shows.

Additionally, Chanhassen offers a great movie theater, and a sparkling downtown with some top-notch restaurants and bars. If outdoor recreation is more your style, Chanhassen offers two golf courses, twelve lakes, and nearly 500 acres of land for parks. Whether you are looking to spend time with your kids on the weekend, or just a nice evening out with your spouse, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy life in Chanhassen.

Because of its close proximity to Minneapolis and Saint Paul, many residents commute to the city for work. The city of Chanhassen, however, is very committed to creating employment within the city limits to continue its economic growth. If you are looking to start your own business, this sprouting community is a great location to consider. Since 1995, Chanhassen has added three million square feet of commercial and industrial space, which included approximately 550 businesses that employ over 9,500 people. This community is certainly on the rise, and with real estate prices currently dropping, the time has never been better to invest in Chanhassen real estate.

If you are a first-time home-buyer, there are plenty of wonderful and spacious single-family homes currently available. Many of these are available at very reasonable prices and would be perfect for those starting out. If you are looking for something a little larger, Chanhassen offers some stunning multi-story homes in some of the most desirable neighborhoods in the entire Metro area. If you are single, there are also plenty of great condominiums and townhouses available at affordable rates. Regardless of your individual needs, there are a wealth of opportunities, and I urge you to contact me to learn more about your options.

Buying a home, whether you are a first-time buyer or a seasoned real-estate investor, is an extremely important decision. It’s important to have all of your options easily accessible so you can make sure you are buying the home that is right for you. For your convenience, we are a fully cooperating member of the Twin Cities real estate community. The multiple listing service, or MLS, allows all member agents to view what is available in the market so you don’t feel compelled to go with an agent you are not comfortable with. So regardless of the company sign in the yard, please feel free to give me a call to arrange an appointment to view a home that you are interested in. Our website contains many helpful tools to get you started on your journey today, including mortgage rate calculators, mortgage rate quotes, and online mortgage applications. If you would like to browse for yourself, check out our Search Online Now! application. This will grant you access to all of the homes currently available through our multiple listing service.
5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
2yrs+

"America's Best City"

Chanhassen has been voted the #1 City in America more than once. It was no accident this friendly town won that honor. It has fabulous neighborhoods/developments with excellent schools. The parks and trails are tailor made for active families that engage kids of any age. Great athletic programs too. Housing is affordable with a convenient location for those who commute. Home to Prince's Paisley Park Studio. Check it out for yourself.
Pros
  • Great Shopping and Dining
  • Close to the Airport and MOA
  • Convenient to Lakes and Parks
Cons
  • Heavy Traffic at Rush Hours
Rob Davis Rob Davis PRO
5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 2/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"Great Chanhassen Charity"

Project Life-Cycle takes donated bikes, repairs them, and gives them back out into the community. Since 2008, they have given over 700 bikes to families and individuals for transportation, exercise, and fun.

Donate a Bike

Donate your gently used bike
Qualifies for a tax deduction
Donate $ for helmets & parts
Contact Info

[email protected]
1453 Park Road Chanhassen, MN 55317
612-325-4435
http://abettersociety.org
5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"ChanHappenin!"

With twelve lakes, 500-acre park system, 90 miles of trails and venues such as the Chanhassen Dinner Theater and several fitness facilities, Chanhassen lives like a first-class resort. Plus, access to several major highways make it an easy commute to Minneapolis and the airport. The community straddles two counties, Hennepin and Carver, and is serviced by two excellent school districts, Minnetonka and Eastern Carver County. Chanhassen’s calendar is filled year ‘round with many community festivals and events.
Pros
  • 90 miles of Trails!
  • Chanhassen Dinner Theater
  • Excellent School systems
Cons
  • Could use a few more restaurants

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