Wayzata Homes for Sale - Live and Play in the Northern Jewel of Lake Minnetonka

This page offers a bit more value than just a few listings of Wayzata homes for sale. Often, search portals offer search and nothing else and we want to change that. Here you'll find Wayzata market trends, vital details about Wayzata, and more. We welcome you to use this page to explore Wayzata and learn about all it has to offer.

Have a specific style of home in mind? Use our pre-built searches to quickly check different types of housings stock. Even if you're not looking for lakefront, we recommend exploring the lakefront homes of Wayzata. They are gorgeous and comprise some of the most coveted real estate in Minnesota. Maybe you're looking for a smaller space? Even more options await with the condominium and townhome searches. Above all, have fun and let us know if you have any questions!

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Founded in 1854 |Population: 3,688 (2010 Census) | Area: 3.16 Square Miles |Zip Code: 55391 | Area Code: 952 | Independent School District 284Official Website

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Minneapolis Housing Market Update Feb 2019

By Jim Sawicki | March 6, 2019
Minneapolis Housing Market Update

Minneapolis Housing Market Update – February 2019 Edition Minneapolis has concluded its 2018 winter housing market season (December through February) and is ready to start…

Spring Housing Market 2019 – What to Expect

By Jim Sawicki | February 24, 2019
A house Growing Out of a Pot - Twin Cities Spring Housing Market

Based on the current state of the market and what’s happened in the Spring during the past few years, let’s take a stab at predicting what will happen in a few local Twin Cities markets in 2019.

A mostly strong start to the year

By Guest Writer | February 19, 2019

By David Arbit on Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 The latest numbers show that 2019 was off to a good start for Twin Cities residential real…

Home Prices Reach Record High; Sales Down but Inventory Up

By Guest Writer | January 22, 2019

By David Arbit on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 2018 Annual Wrap-Up Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Sometimes, so are market statistics. For…

Lake Minnetonka housing market 2018 – Year in Review

By Jim Sawicki | January 9, 2019
Lake Minnetonka's Wayzata Bay from the North

In 2018 the NorthstarMLS listed 270 homes for sale on Lake Minnetonka and recorded 141 homes sold. This is their story. Told with riveting data…

Long-awaited inventory gains finally arrive

By Guest Writer | January 4, 2019

By David Arbit on Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 For the first time since April 2015, there were more homes listed for sale in the Twin…

The Beacon of Lake Minnetonka's North Shore

Probably the most popular destination on the north shores of Lake Minnetonka, Wayzata's rich history and proximity to Minneapolis ( about 15 minutes) have turned it into a bustling destination for fine dining and boutique shopping.

Property Mix

Almost 3,700 people live within Wayzata's 3 square miles. Because of the cities healthy mix of residential and commercial enterprises, it has gained a reputation as a hip dining and shopping area. Thus homes for sale in Wayzata are coveted and priced well above the regional mean. You will find seven figure condominiums with waterfront views of Lake Minnetonka, highly valued townhome communities, and luxury single family homes throughout Wayzata's city limits.

Fun for All

Wayzata has more to offer than just shopping and fine dining. First of all, it's downtown lakefront is beloved for the long, epic views it provides of Wayzata Bay and Lake Minnetonka's North Lower Lake. Another selling point is the multiple regional public amenities found within its city limits. For instance, the Dakota Rail Trail provides a 13.5 mile paved trail that snakes through Lake Minnetonka on it's way out west and touches the cities of Orono, Minnetonka Beach, Spring Park, Mound, and Minnetrista.
Obviously, another beloved feature is the public docks which allow boaters to moor and explore downtown, a unique and well used amenity enjoyed by residents around the lake.
In addition, numerous parks and green spaces exist providing a wide variety of activities and gathering places for young and old.  These include tennis courts, Pickleball(!), old growth forest preserves, playground structures, beautiful gardens, outdoor ice rinks, volleyball, beaches and more, all offered on a seasonal basis. Indeed, you'll find that most Wayzata homes for sale you look at will have a nice park or green space nearby.
Even more fun is offered in the winter months which bring opportunities for cross country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, and outdoor ice skating. No need to buy a lakefront home in Wayzata, most of these activities can be accessed from public space and thoroughfares.
As a result, there are a  plethora of activities for young and old which are facilitated through a partnership between the city and Minnetonka Community Education, among others.

School Choices

Children that live in Wayzata have their public education needs met by the Wayzata School District. Beginning learners by and large start at Gleason Lake Elementary, though some families to the east of Gleason Lake will be assigned to Birchview Elementary. Next up is  Wayzata Central Middle School. Finally, students will finish their careers at Wayzata High School. Even more options exist in the private and parochial school avenues. Please note as you look at homes for sale in Wayzata - some houses that have Wayzata postal codes belong to other school districts. Always verify your school district information!
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