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Washington County Homes & Real Estate

View today’s Washington County homes for sale below. Washington County real estate provides a striking backdrop for the St. Croix River, which flows along its eastern border. The county’s 240,640 residents are spread across 423 square miles in 27 cities, six townships and one unincorporated community. For more information about Washington County, Minnesota properties for sale or to set up a private showing, contact your Minnesota real estate experts today! Read more about Washington County real estate.

Washington County Housing Market

Washington County, in southeastern Minnesota, is bordered to the north by Chisago County, Dakota County provides its southern boundary, while Anoka and Hennepin counties form its western border.

New home buyers will find a wide variety of housing in the Washington County real estate market. Newly-constructed homes are located county-wide but especially concentrated on the outskirts of Stillwater. The best city in which to shop for starter homes is Oak Park Heights, and luxury homebuyers will be thrilled with the offerings in Forest Lake, Lake Elmo and Mahtomedi.

Washington County Community Amenities

The county seat is Stillwater, a city with a population of 18,225. A popular day-trip for tourists from the Twin Cities, Stillwater is known for its charming, historic downtown area with antique stores, used book shops, eateries and bed and breakfasts. The City of Afton is another popular day trip destination. While its quaint downtown area has its fans, it’s typically the Afton Alps, the largest ski and snowboard area in the Twin Cities metropolitan area, that draws tourists.

Washington County Local Highlights

  • Big Marine Park Reserve
  • Lake Elmo Park Reserve
  • Afton Alps Ski Area

Washington County Area Schools

Probably one of the biggest draws for new residents of Washington County homes for sale is the amazing schools. Eleven school districts serve the county’s public school students. Mahtomedi Senior High School, in the Mahtomedi School District, is ranked 2nd within Minnesota in the U.S. News Best High School Rankings (Edina High School in Hennepin County is ranked #1). 69% of Mahtomedi High students participate in Advanced Placement® course work and exams. Washington County real estate offers residents and visitors seven county parks, including the popular Big Marine Park Reserve and Lake Elmo Park Reserve.

Washington County Real Estate Agents

Preparing for the purchase or sale of a home in Washington County? Let our local Minnesota real estate professionals work with you to navigate the purchase of or expertly negotiate the sale of your Washington County house. Our expert knowledge will give you access to up-to-date information about the unique dynamics of the Minnesota real estate market.

Contact Kris Lindahl Real Estate, Official Partner of the Minnesota Wild, to learn more about buyer and seller representation for Washington County homes. Visit our comparative market analysis page to receive a free home value analysis in Washington County within moments.

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