The Lake Josephine - Roseville real estate market is a beautiful, but lesser known, marketplace for lake property in Minnesota.
Lake Josephine is in Roseville and Arden Hills, Minnesota, under 10 miles from the heart of Minneapolis.
The Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport is around 20 miles away, and there are seven hospitals within 15 miles: M Health Fairview St. John's Hospital, Regions Hospital, United Hospital, M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center, Hennepin County Medical Center, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, and Mercy Hospital - Unity Campus.
Lake Josephine is 116 acres in size, with a maximum depth of 44 feet. The lake contains just under two miles of shoreline, offering plenty of space for recreation and relaxation.
This lake contains a public access point, a fishing dock, walking and bike trails, and a small, sandy beach. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the shore, and partake in activities such as boating, swimming, fishing, and watersports.
Anglers can find black bullhead, black crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, green sunfish, hybrid sunfish, largemouth bass, northern pike, pumpkinseed, walleye, white crappie, yellow bullhead, yellow perch, bowfin (dogfish), common carp, white sucker, bluntnose minnow, common shiner, golden shiner, Johnny darter, and spotfin shiner.
There are numerous attractions in Minneapolis, starting with the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Travel through 4,000 years of world history as you view more than 80,000 works of sculpture, photography, paintings, drawings, and prints.
The Mall of America offers great shopping and hosts over 40 million people annually. Nickelodeon Universe is an incredibly family-friendly amusement park in the mall and is split into two indoor amusement parks.
Another local favorite is the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. One of the crown jewels of the city’s park system, the garden is a top destination for tourists to enjoy art like the iconic Spoonbridge and Cherry.
Finally, for outdoor recreation and scenic nature, check out Minnehaha Park. This is the oldest park in Minneapolis and boasts 193 acres, numerous scenic trails, limestone bluffs, a 53-foot waterfall, picnic pavilions, bike rentals, and an off-leash dog park.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a waterfront property, Lake Josephine is an excellent choice.