Contract for deed homes in Waconia are next to one of Minnesota’s cleanest and most picturesque lakes. Owners of Waconia contract for deed homes love this town’s restaurants, parks and schools, not to mention its excellent location. With years of experience in the industry, the real estate whizzes at The Antonov Group can’t wait to show you Waconia contract for deed homes!
Location, Location, Location
The National Arbor Day Foundation has named this city a Tree City USA, and the lush woods and scenic lakes around Waconia contract for deed homes make it easy to see why. Burandt Lake, Reitz Lake, Parley Lake, Hydes Lake and Parley Lake and of course Lake Waconia are in town, and keep residents busy with water sports and lazy beach days. The Twin Cities lie only 30 minutes to the east, and the nearby cities of Shakopee, Chanhassen, Chaska and Eden Prairie are all a quick trip away using Waconia’s main highways like County Highway 10 and State Highways 5 and 284.
Waconia’s name is derived from the Dakota name for its main lake, ‘Meday Wa Ko Ni Ya’, which translates to ‘Lake of the Fountain’. While the first post office in town was established as early as 1860, Waconia real estate became a big draw in the late 19th century thanks to Lake Waconia’s Coney Island, which was often called the ‘paradise of the northwest’. The lake continued to be a point of pride into the 1930s, when Attorney General Benson accused the town’s creamery of polluting Lake Waconia in one of the country’s very first environmental lawsuits. Thanks to the city’s diligent efforts, 1986 reports showed the lake’s pollution rate was even lower than it was in the early 1900s!
Owners of Waconia contract for deed homes enjoy schools in a nationally-ranked public school district, in addition to two private school options. Waconia Public School District contains 5 public schools, including one of Newsweek’s Top 3000 High Schools in America. Waconia Senior High School offers AP and PSEO classes, and Project Lead the Way courses in Architecture, Computer Science, Design and Engineering. The high school has a 1000-seat auditorium for assemblies and performances, and recently added a new commons/cafeteria area, industrial tech rooms, science rooms and band/choir areas.
To Do, To See
The community comes together annually for Nickle Dickle Day with a truck show, duck races, live music, street dance and more, and every fourth of July people come from all over the region for the stunning fireworks exhibition. Contract for deed homes in Waconia are among wineries such as Schram Vineyards and Parley Lake, and enjoy unique dining options like Rolling Hearth Bistro or Rey Asteca. Lake Waconia offers endless opportunities for fun like sailing, water-skiing, jet-skiing, boating, swimming and even windsurfing!