Top Neighborhoods in Minneapolis to Begin a Cottage or Bungalow Search

Minneapolis is a city of neighborhoods, and as anyone who already lives here knows, each has something unique and defining about it, which is why it’s important to really read up on a particular location before making a decision, or perhaps even make a visit to the area if you’re unfamiliar what it already has to offer. 

Depending on your needs and wants as a home buyer, some Minneapolis neighborhoods are better than others for certain property-types, price ranges, and various other characteristics. And if you’re someone who’s specifically looking for a quaint cottage or bungalow in town, here’s a short list of places to begin your search:

Bryan Mawr  

Vintage homes and the Bryn Mawr neighborhood in Minneapolis go hand-in-hand, which is why it tops our list for classic bungalows and cottages built back in the ‘30s and ‘40s. Easily one of the most highly sought-after neighborhoods in town, homes for sale in Bryn Mawr also won’t break the bank, further boosting its appeal and desirability. 

East Isles 

Although homes in the East Isles neighborhood are a bit pricey than nearby Bryn Mawr, you’ll often enjoy more living space, higher-quality interiors, and perhaps an even better, more convenient location, which to some offsets that higher purchase price. Inventory in East Isles is often tight, however, so if you see something you like, you better act fast!


Affordable yet desirable, Tangletown is one of the more underrated neighborhoods in town, especially when it comes to cottages and bungalows. Cozy entry-level options here usually start at just over $300,000, and given you can really get a lot of bang for your buck here, even some of the neighborhoods largest homes price at just over $500,000; so give it a shot and see what’s currently on the market!

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