Shakopee contract for deed homes are in what is arguably the entertainment capital of Minnesota! Valley Fair, Canterbury Park and the Minnesota Renaissance Festival are all close to contract for deed homes in Shakopee, along with great schools and fascinating historical sites. Shakopee contract for deed homes are a specialty of The Antonov Group, and they’re ready to help you discover this exciting town!
Location, Location, Location
Just southwest of downtown Minneapolis, contract for deed homes in Shakopee are situated on the south bank of the Minnesota River. US Highway 169 and State Highway 13 take residents to surrounding cities like Prior Lake, Chanhassen, Chaska, Bloomington, Burnsville, Richfield, Lakeville, Apple Valley and Eden Prairie. The city’s landscape is breathtaking, and contract for deed homes in Shakopee are surrounded by 60 miles of trails, 920 acres of parkland and lakes like Deans Lake and O’Dowd Lake.
Contract for deed homes in Shakopee lie near what was once Mdewakanton Dakota Chief Shakopee’s village. Shakopee earned his name when his wife, White Buffalo Woman, gave birth to a whopping 6 baby boys. The word ‘Shakopee’ even translates to ‘the sixth’ in Dakota language. Over 100 years later, pioneers arrived in town and soon, Shakopee was a booming commerce hub between Murphy’s Landing and the Minnesota River. Shakopee grew steadily until it hit another population spike in the 1990s, owing to the construction of US Highway 169.
Shakopee Public School District has 5 elementary schools, 1 sixth grade center, 2 junior high schools and 1 senior high school. Owners of contract for deed homes in Shakopee will appreciate the district’s recent massive renovation, which added sports fields, auditoriums and learning spaces in addition to nearly doubling the size of the town’s high school! Shakopee Senior High School is also introducing an innovative academy format, and will now provide students with a choice of 6 smaller, specialized academies including Arts & Communication and Engineering & Manufacturing. The Minnesota School of Business/Globe University also has a campus in town.
To Do, To See
Countless Shakopee days can be spent at Valley Fair Amusement Park or the nearby Mystic Lake Casino. Downtown offers owners of Shakopee contract for deed homes numerous restaurants, boutiques, concerts and car shows. Nearby, The Minnesota Renaissance Festival captures the days of kings and queens along with the imaginations of its visitors. Don’t forget to visit the city’s iconic race track at Canterbury Park for horse racing and fun in the sun!