Chanhassen MN Homes & Real Estate

Buying a home in Chanhassen, MN? That’s great! The good news is that you’re at the one-stop shop for everything Chanhassen. Located just 25 minutes from downtown Minneapolis you get the convenience of living in a big city, but the privacy of living in a 3rd ring suburb. Don’t worry, just because it’s a little bit of a drive to the cities doesn’t mean there aren't things to do. Enjoy a drink and grab a bite to eat at the several different restaurants in the area, catch a play at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre, or stop by one of the several lakes within city limits. Throughout the rest of this page you’ll find everything you need to know about Chanhassen, MN. Learn more about the Chanhassen school systems, extracurricular activities, community programs, and more! Our team is located in St Louis Park, so we’re not that far from Chanhassen. In fact, some of our team members live in Chanhassen, or very close to it. You can call us the experts!

What is it like living in Chanhassen Minnesota?

 

Chanhassen MN At a Glance

Buying a home in Chanhassen, MN? That’s great! The good news is that you’re at the one-stop shop for everything Chanhassen. Located just 25 minutes from downtown Minneapolis you get the convenience of living in a big city, but the privacy of living in a 3rd ring suburb. Don’t worry, just because it’s a little bit of a drive to the cities doesn’t mean there aren't things to do. Enjoy a drink and grab a bite to eat at the several different restaurants in the area, catch a play at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre, or stop by one of the several lakes within city limits. Throughout the rest of this page you’ll find everything you need to know about Chanhassen, MN. Learn more about the Chanhassen school systems, extracurricular activities, community programs, and more! Our team is located in St Louis Park, so we’re not that far from Chanhassen. In fact, some of our team members live in Chanhassen, or very close to it. You can call us the experts!

 

Chanhassen History

Chanhassen MN was first settled back in 1852, and became an official township of Minnesota in 1858. The word ‘Chanhassen’ itself actually descends from the Dakota language. Two words chan (tree) and hassen (blueberry) directly translate to “the tree of sweet juice”.

As of the 2020 census, there are 25,896 residents of Chanhassen, which makes it the 42nd largest city in Minnesota. Chanhassen is currently growing at an annual rate of 0.45% and has increased by 12.83% since the last census in 2010. The average household income of Chanhassen is $158,585. Want to know how much it costs to buy a house in Chanhassen, MN? The median home value is $378,200, while the median rent $1,272 per month. Chanhassen is a relatively young city with the average age being 39.2.

 

Chanhassen Dinner Theatre

When you’re from Chanhassen there are two reasons that nearly everyone has heard of your hometown. You’re home to two very famous attractions. The first being Prince’s recording studio located just off of Highway 5. The second being the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre.

The dinner theatre was brought to Chanhassen in 1968 by Carol Bloomberg with the vision to bring “a little bit of Broadway to the Midwest”. The theatre is 90,000 square feet and is the nation’s largest professional dinner theatre complex. Sit back and watch a show while dinner is served right to your table. They run shows almost every day of the year and nearly 300 people attend each and every night. It’s not just musicals that you’ll be watching. Enjoy drama, concerts, and even comedy shows! Nearly fifty years of success later, the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre has served more than 12.5 million guests and comprises world-class musicians, actors, design teams, and more.

https://chanhassendt.com/

 

Chanhassen MN Schools

The Eastern Carver County school district mission statement is…
“Our students are given the power to shape their education, supported by high academic standards and guided by caring and knowledgeable staff. Personalized learning created learners who are motivated and excited about coming to school. Students have opportunities to develop passion projects where they can make connections between school and topics that they care about.“

The Chanhassen MN has just about everything that you could want for your students. With more than 9,000 students enrolled across the eight elementary schools, three middle schools, two high schools, and one integrated arts academy, this school district has certainly made a name for itself. The Eastern Carver County school district currently has a 97% graduation rate, and an average ACT score of 27. Advanced placement class enrollment averages about 36% over the years. Chanhassen High School also has every major sport, as well as numerous student and faculty run clubs that your student can join. If you would rather put your kid through private education, that option is available to you as well. For K-8 your kids can attend St. Huberts Academy and Chapel Hill which are both inChanhassen, and for high school they can attend Holy Family which is in Victoria. More information about the Eastern Carver County school district can be found on their website.

https://www.district112.org/

 

Chanhassen MN Child Care

If deciding where to enter your kids into childcare is a pressing and stressful decision, it should make you feel better that Chanhassen, MN has a lot of great options for child care. While it’s ultimately up to you to decide where you send your child for childcare, we can provide some basic information about child care services available to you when living in Chanhassen, MN.

Small World Child Care and KinderCare are two child care facilities that are getting a lot of attention from parents recently. Both of these child care options are chains and have multiple locations around the Twin Cities. Both of these chains are said to be run well, and have great reputations when it comes to your child's care. Of course there are other options if you do not want to put your child through private childcare. The Chanhassen public school district has options for their students that many parents said have served their kids well. Be sure to ask your local school for more information regarding their before school and after school child care programs. Should you have any more questions about the child care system in Chanhassen, MN be sure to ask one of our agents. They will be able to answer the question for you, or point you in the right direction.

 

Chanhassen MN Library

The Chanhassen library is a staple in the community. It’s a great place to go if you’re looking to rent a book, read, study, learn, take classes, and more. It is located in downtown Chanhassen, just across the street from Byerlys on the corner of West 78th Street and Kerber Blvd. The library truly lies at the heart of Chanhassen, and has undergone several renovations to be what it is today.

 

Chanhassen MN Parks and Playgrounds

The park system in Chanhassen, MN is one of the best that you will find in the Twin Cities. The community parks are Bandimere park, Chanhassen Recreation Center, City Center Park, Lake Susan Park, Lake Ann Park, and South Lotus Lake Park. These parks are open to anyone that lives in the community, and often have the most to offer. Many of these parks have baseball and softball fields, basketball courts, soccer fields, playgrounds, walking trails, and access to a lake. They truly are a great place to take your kids, or have date night.

Chanhassen, MN also has 23 neighborhood parks, which are typically smaller in size, and embedded within neighborhoods throughout Chanhassen. They tend to have a smaller baseball field, a playground, basketball courts, pools, and lots of open space. Still not impressed? Well Chanhassen, MN also has 14 preserves which are great for walking, biking, and even skiing in the winter. Don’t worry, we didn’t forget about your pup! Lake Minnewashta Regional Park has an off-leash dark park that you can take your dog too. Enjoy all of these parks for FREE, and make sure to let us know how your experience was.

https://www.ci.chanhassen.mn.us/DocumentCenter/View/847/Park-Inventory?bidId=

 

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chanhassen, MN

If you’re looking for a place to truly experience some nature in Chanhassen, MN, then the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is the place for you. It’s located just off of Highway 5 in between Chanhassen and Victoria. It was founded in 1958 and currently has more than 1200 acres of pristine and professionally maintained gardens, trails, and rare plant collections. Their collections consist of 20 displays and model landscapes, 28 gardens, and 105 works of art. During the summer you can walk or drive their 3 mile road that goes around nearly the entire arboretum, while soaking in the beauty of this preserve. Classes are also available if you’re interested in developing our knowledge further. Throughout the winter the arboretum is still open to the public and you may walk or snowshoe the trails and 3 mile road. While the plants are obviously in hibernation, you’re still guaranteed to see great artwork and the beautiful preserved land of central Minnesota. The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chanhassen, MN is at the top of our list for things to do in the Twin Cities area.

https://arb.umn.edu/

 

Chanhassen Health and Fitness

If health and fitness is at the top of your list of must-haves at your new home in Chanhassen, MN, don’t worry you’re in luck. Chanhassen has plenty of options for its residents to stay fit without having to go too far. Lifetime Fitness is probably the most popular option for fitness in the city as its headquarters are located just off of Highway 5. However if you prefer to be a part of a smaller gym, residents have access to Snap Fitness, CrossFit, and the Chanhassen Recreation Center. In fact if you don’t mind a short drive, the Victoria and Chaska recreation center’s have affordable membership plans with classes that you can take for low additional costs. Don’t want to pay for a gym membership? That’s perfectly fine! Many of the Chanhassen neighborhoods hace great sidewalks, and almost all of the parks in Chanhassen have beautiful walking trails that you can take advantage of. You could even go to the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Below are some links to the resources that you might find useful regarding health and fitness in Chanhassen, MN.

https://www.yelp.com/search?cflt=gyms&find_loc=Chanhassen%2C+mn

 

Chanhassen Recreation Center

The Chanhassen recreation center or “Rec Center” is located just off of Highway 5, and is an integral part of the Chanhassen community. Since 1995 the Chanhassen Recreation Center has provided a fun, safe, and affordable atmosphere for its residents. The facilities include a gym, fitness center, aerobics/dance rooms, and meeting rooms. Outside of the recreation center there are several baseball and softball fields, tennis courts, and hockey rinks that are available at your leisure. Looking for children's activities? Great! The Chanhassen Recreation Center has a surplus of sports available for your kids, anywhere from the ages of 3-11. The sports available include basketball, floor hockey, soccer, tennis, volleyball and lacrosse. Check out their website to get more information below!

https://www.ci.chanhassen.mn.us/476/After-School-All-Stars

 

Chanhassen MN Post Office

One question that we get a lot when people move to Chanhassen, MN is “where is the post office?”. The post office in Chanhassen is located downtown on Laredo Drive across the street from the fire station, and a block down from the elementary school. They can handle all of your postal needs in a very convenient location.

 

Chanhassen MN Restaurants

Chanhassen has some really good places to eat if you’re looking for a good meal that isn’t far from home. Whether you’re looking for fast food, a sit down restaurant, authentic food, or a mix all, then Chanhassen has got you covered. In downtown Chanhassen you have restaurants such as ‘Axels’ steak and seafood, Tequila butcher, Soya Sushi, Kai’s Sushi, and Houlihans. If you’re looking for something along the lines of fast foot, don’t you worry. Chanhassen has pretty much every fast food chain you can think of including Subway, Chick-fil-a, Culvers, Jersey Mikes, Taco Bell, Noodles & Company, and more! Dare we tell you about a hidden gem? Connected to the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre is a restaurant called Brindisi’s pub. Great food for a great price. In fact you can get a home cooked burger, fries, and a drink for $5! Listed below are the links to some of our real estate agents favorite restaurants in Chanhassen, MN.

https://tequilabutcher.com/
https://axelsrestaurants.com/locations/chanhassen/
https://houlihans.com/Chanhassen
https://chanhassendt.com/brindisispub/

 

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