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Apple Valley MN is a relatively young town, a suburb that lies just south of Minneapolis and is within easy reach of the MSP Airport and the Mall of America. Residential neighborhoods started to appear in 1955, and in the sixties, a visionary builder by the name of Orrin Thompson built up large tracts of homes. In 1968, residents voted to incorporate this city as Apple Valley, named so after Orrin Thompson’s practice of planting apple trees in front of each new home.
Single Family Homes in Apple Valley, MN
Although Orinn Thompson built plenty of split entry and single level houses in the 1950’s and 1960’s, there is a preponderance of two story homes built in the 1980’s. At the time of this post (12/11/10) the Northstar Regional MLS indicated that there are about four dozen homes in Apple Valley for sale that are priced under 200k, making this a buyer’s market. Midrange real estate listings are to be found in neighborhoods like The Oaks of Apple Valley, Oakwood Hills, Timberwick, Shadow Estates, Woodwinds, and Nordic Woods. Occasionally, similar properties can be found in Saddle Ridge, Hearthstone, Cedar Isle Estates, and Waterford Village. If you are looking for multi-million dollar luxury estates in Apple Valley, keep your eye on Heritage Hills, because some fabulous listings will pop up there from time to time. Prominent builders like Norton Homes and Lakeland are actively building and selling Apple Valley new construction.
Apple Valley MN Lakeshore Listings
If you are looking for lakeshore homes in Apple Valley, MN, give us a call and we can tell you all about lake front listings on Lac Lavon, Long Lake, Alimagnet, Cobblestone, Farquar Lake, Keller Lake, Scout Lake, and waterfront in surrounding areas. Beautiful lakeshore listings do crop up from time to time, but the supply is limited, so you need to stay alert to catch them.
Get help sorting through MLS listings for lakeshore on Lac Lavon, Long Lake, Alimagnet, Cobblestone, Farquar Lake, Keller Lake, Scout Lake, and waterfront in surrounding areas. There are beautiful lakehome in Apple Valley, but the supply is limited, so please call me at 612-296-0007 so you can take advantage of current opportunities.
Townhomes in Apple Valley
Apple Valley Minnesota has one of the largest inventories of available townhomes in the Twin Cities . Many of these units are not very old, and plenty of them still qualify under the ten year statutory builders warranty. Fees are low, and maintenance free elements help to keep costs down. If you are a baby boomer with bad knees, there are some all-one-level Pulte-built units in Regatta and Mistwood. Most have wonderful solariums attached to a great room with fireplace, a large dining area, and a spacious and sunny eat-in kitchen. These neighborhoods also have great entry level-priced townhomes with two bedrooms, two baths, and an attached garage for comfort, convenience, and security. There are many townhouse neighborhoods that are close to the Cedar and Highway 42 intersection, close to a giant Target store, Barnes and Noble, Walmart, numerous dinning choices, and a multiscreen mega movie theater.
Are you looking for pricier Apple Valley MN townhomes? There are some large, one level Wensman-built townhomes with walk-out basements close to Diamond Path. Some of these have over 3,000 square feet and include custom wet-bars, deluxe master bedrooms, built-ins, granite countertops, maple cabinets, jetted tubs, and more, generally for a cool 500K or so. For this amount of money you can also buy nice new detatched townhome in Cobblestone Lake. If you are shopping in the 300?s, be sure to ask about the townhomes on Falcon Drive near McAndrew and Johnnycake Ridge Road.