With a name like Apple Valley, you know you’re in for a sweet treat. Homes for sale in Apple Valley are situated in a beautiful community with plenty to do and see.
This town was originally known as Lebanon Township. In 1881, 252 residents called the township home, and over 70 years later the population had only grown to 585. This all changed when in the mid 1950’s residential neighborhoods began to pop up everywhere. Many of the original developments featured an apple tree on every property! Now the town has 50,000 residents and counting.
Location, Location, Location
Interstate Highway 35E, County Road 42, Highway 77 and Cedar Avenue are all very close to Apple Valley real estate. Residents can also hop on the Red Line and be directly transported to Minnesota’s iconic Mall of America! Nearby cities are Minneapolis, Saint Paul etc.
Owners of Apple Valley real estate can send their children to some of the best schools in the country! Part of Independent School District 196, the town has 6 elementary schools, 3 middle schools and 3 high schools. High school juniors and seniors are also able to attend the School of Environmental Studies, a certified Magnet school. In addition, the district just opened 3 elementary level Magnet schools! Cedar Park Elementary will become a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics magnet; Glacier Hills Elementary will be an arts and science magnet; and Diamond Path Elementary will be an International Studies magnet.
To Do, To See
Money Magazine named Apple Valley among the top 20 places to live in the United States, and for good reason! Apple Valley is home to the Minnesota Zoo, which is a nationally recognized zoological garden with hundreds of animals. Trek along the Tropics Trail with rainforest animals or the Minnesota Trail to see the areas native animals including wolves, beavers and black bears. Catch a glimpse or two of the aquarium, penguins or well-loved Japanese Forest Monkeys! Make sure to attend the Apple Valley Freedom Days, featuring fireworks and one of the area’s biggest parades. In the winter there’s the Apple Valley Winter Carnival with ice skating, sledding, snow kickball, inflatables for kids, a medallion hunt and a cribbage tournament.
Homes for Sale in Apple Valley
Parents of future scholars, animal lovers and community minded people all love homes for sale in Apple Valley. The Antonov Group is ready to find you a piece of Apple Valley real estate!