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General City Information

Are you looking for that fine balance of a suburban community with rural backdrop? If so, homes for sale in Lake Elmo, MN may be just the ticket for you. Lake Elmo is located just southwest of Stillwater, MN, and many homes for sale in Lake Elmo, MN have a minimum of 1- 3 acre lots. Due to a new city plan, the city density is expected to increase substantially over the next 15 years, making Lake Elmo real estate an attractive investment.


Lake Elmo MN Homes for Sale

Homes for sale in Lake Elmo, MN range in age from the mid 1950s to brand-new construction. In fact, there are still many lots available on which you can build your dream home in Lake Elmo. Otherwise, there is also a nice selection of existing homes for sale ranging in price from the mid $200Ks to $2 million. Lake Elmo homes are part of the Stillwater school district (#834). Lake Elmo is home to Lake Elmo Elementary School and Oak-Land Jr. High School, which was one of the first schools to adopt Apple’s One-to-One Laptop Program. Click here for a school map showing the location and addresses of these schools.


Information about Lake Elmo Minnesota

Lake Elmo, MN began in 1852 with the establishment of one farm. The barn on this property was restored in 1998 and still stands today, while the 1852 farmhouse was intentionally burned down in March 2007. The city has a total of 24.4 square miles which houses approximately 8,000 residents. Much of the land in Lake Elmo is still farmland setting the tone for the rural backdrop. There are 18 city parks including the Lake Elmo Park Reserve which boasts plentiful paved and unpaved fitness paths, a boat launch, campgrounds and equestrian trails. The rural atmosphere is paramount in Lake Elmo, and city planners are working to ensure that the town retains its farmland roots. The city recently won a Trailblazer Award from the National Center for Civic Innovation for its strides to incorporate and involve the residents in its government activities and decisions. Owners of homes in Lake Elmo have a strong voice in helping to shape the future of the city.  Come tour the Lake Elmo homes for sale today!