Forest Lake real estate is regarded as a beautiful, but lesser known, market in Minnesota for lake homes and lake lots.
Typically, buyers can find 20 Forest Lake homes for sale, and 10 lake lots and land for sale. Offering houses at many price points, Forest Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $617,000.
Named after its home city, Forest Lake is a recreational splendor for its residents, visitors, and overlooking town.
The city of Forest Lake provides restaurants, stores, and schools, while Minneapolis features a much busier shopping, dining, and nightlife scene. There you will also have use of the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport and United Hospital.
Pontooning, speed boating, water skiing, wakeboarding, kayaking, and canoeing are all popular activities among the lake residents.
The clear waters also make it a hit location for swimming and beaching. Forest Lake Beach is the most popular hang-out; here, people swim, sunbathe, and relax all day long.
Lakeside Park is next to the beach, where there are paved walkways, a playground, and a pavilion. The park is also a popular location for city events.
Your Boat Club is a rental service on the lake that offers various motorboats, pontoons, and more. If you have a boat of your own, Timm's Marina and RV Park is on the lake's east end.
If you are looking for an activity off the water, Forest Hills Golf Course is located just below the lake.
Go on to Minneapolis for attractions like Mall of America, Nickelodeon Universe, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, Minnehaha Falls, Walker Art Center, and the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
At Forest Lake, you can enjoy all things lake life while being seconds from restaurants, shops, and attractions.