Eden Prairie: The Best of Both Worlds

Eden Prairie, consistently ranked one of the best places to live, is ideal for families and young professionals alike. The city is home to one of the top school districts in Minnesota and many successful corporations, including Digital River and MTS Systems. With the city’s convenient public transportation, residents can easily travel to work and any of the connecting cities. Eden Prairie’s proximity to Minneapolis is especially appealing, as well as its many open fields, lakes, ponds and parks — truly the best of both worlds in one beautiful suburb.

Home Styles in Eden Prairie

Large, traditional ranch-style and two-story homes are available in Eden Prairie for $500,000–$700,000. Built in the 80s and 90s, many homes on the Eden Prairie real estate market have four or more bedrooms, four baths, spacious living rooms with high ceilings, and back patios that are perfect for relaxing and enjoying nature or inviting friends over to grill out.

Luxurious, custom-built homes are available in the Bearpath community. Typically, there are four or more bedrooms, seven or more baths, and enormous kitchens and dining rooms. Some homes have bonus rooms large enough to be used as home theaters or exercise rooms. These homes also include amenities from the Bearpath Golf & Country Club, where residents can play a round and socialize.

Things to Do in Eden Prairie,  MN

Eden Prairie’s many parks and lakes provide endless fun for families. One popular thing to do in Eden Prairie is to walk the trails, play a game of disc golf or take a shot at the archery range at Staring Lake Park. During the winter, the trails open for skiing, and you can sled down a 700-foot hill. A warming house is nearby for those “too chilly” moments.

Round Lake Park is a great hangout spot for teenagers and younger kids. It has a skate park, bike trail, ice skating and hockey rink, sand volleyball and tennis court, playground, and lighted softball and baseball fields for late-night games.

Rather stay indoors? You’ll find popular department stores, such as J.C. Penny and Kohl’s, and good eats at the popular Eden Prairie Center. There’s also an AMC movie theater and Playland Arcade with new and classic games.

Local Flavor

In addition to chain restaurants, Eden Prairie Center houses local favorites. Share appetizers and conversation over drinks during happy hour at the Prairie Tap House. If you’re in the mood for sushi but your date wants American food, then eat at Crave. The restaurant’s menu varies from wings to edamame. For a more upscale experience, indulge in a juicy filet mignon or seasoned salmon at Wildfire. They also have a variety of wines and wine flights available for reasonable prices.

Is your mouth watering yet? Make a reservation … to celebrate finding your dream home in Eden Prairie.