The city of Big Lake, Minnesota is located 40 miles northwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Once a summer resort, Big Lake real estate now attracts full time residents who find an easy commute to the cities. The peaceful ambiance of country living near the Mississippi and Elk Rivers creates an ideal setting for Big Lake homes for sale. Many Big Lake listings are located near the lakes and parks and offer access to hiking trails, bicycling paths and picnic areas. Both the city and nearby township provide some of the best Big Lake real estate opportunities in Sherburne County. New homebuyers will discover Big Lake listings that range from starter homes and condominiums to spacious single family properties.
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Premiere Big Lake listings feature waterfront settings and open floor plans. Many Big Lake real estate properties include boat docks, private sandy beaches and lakeshore frontage. Typical Big Lake homes for sale reside near the rivers or lakes and are surrounded by mature trees. Contemporary townhomes and single family properties are Big Lake listings that offer a peaceful lifestyle.
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Nature lovers will find Big Lake homes for sale close to the Sherburne County National Refuge and Sand Dunes State Forest. Sports enthusiasts will choose Big Lake listings for access to cross country skiing and snowmobiling in the winter. Summer activities near Big Lake real estate include swimming, hiking and horseback riding. Owners of Big Lake homes for sale also enjoy the summer festivals where softball tournaments, carnivals and craft fairs are an annual event.
Homebuyers of Big Lake real estate are facilitated by a community hospital, medical offices and dental services. A wide selection of retail shops, supermarkets and consumer services are located near Big Lake homes for sale. Movie theaters and restaurants are close to Big Lake listings.
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Big Lake listings are located near two elementary schools, a middle school and high school. Families who purchase Big Lake homes for sale will enjoy music, performing arts and handicrafts programs available in the community.
The Northstar Commuter Rail system transports riders to the Twin Cities and is accessible from Big Lake real estate. Big Lake homes for sale are also within a 40 mile commute to St. Cloud making an easy commute to business centers and colleges in that region.
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