Roseville: Between the Twin Cities

Conveniently adjacent to the Twin Cities, Roseville is a popular suburb for growing families that are looking for convenient commutes to work and one of the best school districts in Minnesota. The city is home to an abundance of parks, recreational activities and sporting events for all ages. The 2016 Women’s Bandy World Championship was held here. Because of Roseville’s proximity to downtown Minneapolis, young professionals can also enjoy a balance of suburbia and big city life.

Home Styles in Roseville

Traditional ranch-style and two-story homes are available in Roseville for $200,000–$350,000. Retaining their classic 50’s, 60’s and 70’s charm, these single-family homes are cozy yet spacious, typically with three bedrooms and two baths. Many of these homes include finished basements, which can be used as game rooms or spare bedrooms, and back decks that are perfect for grilling and spending time with family and friends during the summer.

Newer-construction real estate with four bedrooms and three baths is also available in the Roseville area and ranges from $300,000–$600,000. Many of these homes have large living rooms and kitchens, and sunrooms for enjoying nature all year.

Things to Do in Roseville

Outdoor sports are particularly popular in Roseville. Play bocce ball or volleyball at Central Park at Lexington. Bike or walk the trails and take in the beautiful scenery around Bennett Lake. Organize a game of baseball or soccer at Langton Park, or reel in a big catch at Langton Lake.

Autumn Grove Park features a playground for younger kids, refurbished tennis courts and a basketball court, grass fields for softball and soccer, and a lighted outdoor ice rink for skating and playing hockey or bandy during the evening hours.

The Roseville Skating Center is a unique community facility with an indoor ice arena, North America’s largest sheet of refrigerated ice (Guidant John Rose MN OVAL), an outdoor skate park, and a multi-purpose banquet/meeting room. The Skating Center offers skating lessons, public skating, open hockey and many other skating opportunities.

Rosedale Center and HarMar Mall provide leisurely shopping experiences to Roseville residents. Browse JCPenney, Macy’s and other popular stores at Rosedale Center, and catch a flick with friends at AMC theatres. At HarMar Mall, you will find stores such as Marshalls and Michaels — and your favorite book at Barnes & Noble.

Local Flavor

Indulge in award-winning pizza at Green Mill Restaurant and Bar, located near Rosedale Center. Try their delicious ultimate mushroom sausage pizza with their special Green Mill sauce. They also offer popular bar food items, such as sandwiches and burgers. Happy hour is every night from 9 p.m.–close, featuring discounted appetizers, such as garlic focaccia cheese bread, and draft and house wine specials.

For date night, make a reservation at Chianti Grill, located at HarMar Mall. This classy, upscale restaurant offers unforgettable Italian dishes. If you’re not in the mood for pasta, try the full-flavored “butcher’s secret” sirloin with garlic mashed potatoes. Their happy hour menu includes $1 off any glass of wine and $2 off appetizers, available every day from 2–6:30 p.m. and Monday–Saturday 9 p.m.–midnight.