Chanhassen is a small but growing community located just southwest of the Twin Cities, Minneapolis and St. Paul. With an estimated 24,000 residents, Chanhassen covers nearly 15,000 acres and 24 square miles. Most of Chanhassen is located within Carver County, though a small eastern portion of the city is located in Hennepin County.
The city is dedicated to protecting and preserving its natural environment. Chanhassen is home to a well-maintained 500-acre park system, which features five community parks and nature preserves and 22 neighborhood parks scattered throughout the town. There are 11 beautiful lakes, as well as 35 miles of trails and sidewalks for walkers, bikers, runners, and in-line skaters to enjoy. Many trails wind through the city's downtown district, parks, and neighborhoods providing residents with easy access to virtually everything.
The city is served by two of the top public school districts in the state: Minnetonka District 276 and Chaska District 112. Many quality private schools are also available. Business is thriving in Chanhassen and as the economy continues to grow, an increasing number of jobs are becoming available to local residents. Those who choose to commute appreciate their city's proximity to five major highways, which makes it easy to reach other nearby metropolitan areas.
Downtown Chanhassen offers great shopping, dining, and entertainment, which are sure to satisfy everyone's tastes. Real estate is diverse and affordable, with low-maintenance condominiums and townhouses available along with single-family homes of all sizes. Come to Chanhassen and experience its beautiful balance between work, family and play.
Chanhassen Real Estate Market: Price Range of Chanhassen MN Homes for Sale
The real estate market of Chanhassen is diverse. This historic and charming community is home to a collection of Chanhassen condominiums, townhouses and single-family detached homes, all carefully situated on open, wooded lots. Condominiums in Chanhassen can be found starting in the $105,000 range for smaller units and range up to $830,000 and more for larger 3-bedroom models with additional amenities. Houses in Chanhassen start at just under $110,000 to $2 million for newer multi-level estate properties. Many Chanhassen properties offer large landscaped yards and beautiful architecture and some are located near one of the area's many freshwater lakes, boasting spectacular scenic views. Land and lots are available for custom building.
Chanhassen Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of March 3rd, 2014: homes priced around $368,232 compared to $396,258 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -8%. For Saturday, March 8th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.39%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.42%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.76%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Chanhassen MN. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Chanhassen to help you find the best home!