The city of Anoka, Minnesota resides 20 miles northwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul. A charming historic downtown region and the pristine natural scenery make this town a favorite for Anoka real estate buyers. Commuters who purchase Anoka homes for sale will find the Northstar Commuter Rail a convenient option to Twin City employment centers. Many Anoka listings are located near the waterfront where the Rum and Mississippi Rivers converge and a variety of Anoka real estate properties are situated near pristine wilderness areas.
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The historic brick buildings along Main Street and close to Anoka listings house shops and restaurants where local residents congregate. Ample recreation opportunities including walking paths and bike trails are located near Anoka real estate property. Working professionals will find Anoka homes for sale including condominiums and lofts located in the historic Rum River District. Anoka listings suitable for first time home buyers include charming cottages situated on quiet tree-lined streets. For growing families, a wide selection of Anoka homes for sale feature two-story homes on large wooded lots with close access to parks and recreation areas.
Many community events take place throughout the year including a traditional month-long Halloween festival that started as a Halloween parade in 1920. New homebuyers will discover welcoming neighborhoods and family activities when searching Anoka listings. Team sports including football, hockey and soccer are supported through school organizations and accessible from Anoka real estate. Residents who purchase Anoka real estate may enjoy participating in the selection of music, drama or fine arts classes. A large city pool serves residents throughout the summer and is close to Anoka homes for sale.
Anoka listings near the Greenhaven Golf Course offer a serene park-like setting. Boat owners will find Anoka homes for sale that include boat slips and access to waterways. Dozens of small lakes in the region provide fishing and boating opportunities close to desirable Anoka real estate.
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Anoka Technical College provides employment opportunities and other highly rated schools near Anoka homes for sale offer quality education at all grade levels. The Anoka-Hennepin School District serves Anoka and the surrounding area, with many schools located within walking distance of Anoka listings. Schools in Anoka proper include Franklin and Wilson Elementary Schools, the Lincoln Elementary School for the Arts, Anoka Middle School for the Arts (two campuses: Fred Moore and Washington), Anoka High School, as well as Secondary Technical Education Program (STEP) a specialty school for 11th and 12th graders, which teaches students career and technical education in conjunction with the Anoka Technical College. Additional options are available that provide Anoka families with alternative school choices, including open-enrollment to other public schools, as well as charter and private schools.
Small business opportunities can be found close to Anoka real estate. A well-planned highway system allows an easy commute from Anoka listings to Minneapolis/St. Paul destinations.
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