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"Mahtomedi Homes & Real Estate"

Mahtomedi is not only a great place for vacations but it is also a grand location to live. Choosing Mahtomedi as your pick of placed to reside will truly provide you with exciting possibilities. The community of Mahtomedi offers amazing advantages from dining to fishing as well as entertainment and recreation for people of all ages. And because Mahtomedi is close to the Twin Cities downtown area, there is a wide array of choices when it comes to education in different types of interests.
Mahtomedi has an active Chamber of Commerce and an active community with different events set up for the entire year. Mahtomedi’s population is a little over 7,500 and the population growth is at 2% average each year. The median home price in Mahtomedi is at $234,000 and property prices have been appreciating slowly but steadily every year. Last year, the increase in home prices in Mahtomedi improved by as much as 1.16%.
Mahtomedi’s cost of living is 19% higher compared to the rest of the countries. The expenditure for each student in public schools in Mahtomedi is at par with the average expenditure nationwide. There is one teacher for every 18 students which means that education is really well taken care of in this part of the country.
There is a lot to do in Mahtomedi for the entire family. There are beautiful parks and trail systems that offer recreational opportunities for all its residents. You will surely enjoy the natural environment of Katherine Abbott Park and the athletic fields of Southwest Park and Mahtomedi High School. The Katherine Abbott Park is located at Lincoln Avenue and it is a 76-acre community facility with trails covered with tall pine trees and some ponds. You can also hold events at the park center which has facilities such as water, bathrooms, a full kitchen, heat, and a fireplace. Of course, there is the popular White Bear Lake that provides not only scenic opportunities but other water activities as well. The family can hike at the historic Streetcar Trail.
Warm yourself at the Coffee Cottage at Mahtomedi Avenue and pick up some fresh pastries if you are on the go. The coffee place also offers delicious sandwiches and various coffee drinks. You may have come across Betty’s Pies in the past and this famous establishment is based in Wildwood Road. Aside from pies, they also have a large menu composed of burgers, salads, and sandwiches. Artists show off their wares at the Art Triangle Park. Two blocks of Mahtomedi Avenue is closed for this wonderful event where homegrown artists showcase their works. For entertainment, you will find the Chautauqua Fine Arts Center very amusing as it features wonderful performers such as famous singer Katie McMahon and the Vienna Boys Choir.
If you have a green thumb, you can visit the Mahtomedi Garden Club where beginners and old hands gather to learn more about ways on how to make flowers bloom and other interesting things about gardening.
Do not forget Mahtomedi Beach where you will find picnic tables, benches, and canoe rentals.
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  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 2/5
  • Parking 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Schools 5/5

"Small Town - Fantastic School System"

Mahtomedi is a small town and has a small-town feel within minutes of the cities. The school system is top-notch, in fact, Mahtomedi High School, was named the top school in Minnesota for 2013. Mahtomedi is close to 694/494/36 and is easy to get to from the cities. The Gateway Trail runs near the schools and is a great way to enjoy the outdoors. There is an appreciation for small businesses and family-ran businesses, with some fun restaurants and stores - The Coffee Cottage, Roma's Italian Market, Gordy's Restaurant, the Lakeview Restaurant. A great place to raise a family.

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