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ABOUT KENWOOD MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA
Located just southwest of Minneapolis, Kenwood is an affluent neighborhood bordered by Cedar Lake Park on the west, West Lake of the Isles on the east, Kenwood Parkway on the north and Lake of the Isles on the south. The neighborhood has plenty of open spaces, thanks to the two lakes and an array of parks, trails, and playgrounds.
Kenwood is known for its variety of colonial, Mediterranean, and crafty homes many of which are perfectly situated on the waterfront of Lake of the Isles. These palatial homes give the neighborhood a certain level of beauty and a sense of pride. This tiny neighborhood is endowed with amenities including schools, bookstores, hotels, recreational centers, and restaurants – all build with splendor.
Living in Kenwood Minneapolis (55405)
Kenwood is a true lap of luxury. The magnificence of mansions here will blow your mind. Sure, the neighborhood might have been developed in the 1800s but the affluence lives on. Expect to pay seven figures for some of the homes here even for those that date back a century. Thankfully, there are plenty of other homes ranging from $450,000 to $500,000. Houses for rent also available in Kentwood but again, the cost can be on the higher side for many individuals and families.
Residents in Kenwood enjoy huge incomes to match up the high quality of life in the neighborhood. Although a huge percentage of this income is used to pay for rent and mortgages, Kenwood residents spend part of the remaining amount shopping, eating and taking part in a host of recreational activities which is in plenty here. There are upscale grocery stores, farmers markets, diners, shopping stores, coffee outlets, bars, and grills.
Kenwood residents live both near downtown and the lake with the commute being only a couple of minutes. Even with the nearness to Downtown Minneapolis, Kenwood has an impressively low crime rate. You can walk around the neighborhood without looking over your shoulders from time to time.
Things to do in Kenwood
Kenwood’s endless shorelines make it a beehive of water activities. Both visitors and residents enjoy snowshoeing and skating when the temperatures hit the negatives and hiking and walking when the sun shines on the landscape.
If water activities don’t particularly make you tick, you can visit the Loft Literary Center or the Hennepin Center for the Arts for a play or performance or stop by any of neighborhood’s parks such as the Witch’s Hat Tower Hill Park and Minnehaha Park for a whole range of activities. The Bunker Indoor Golf Center is also an amazing spot for golf enthusiasts as the Hennepin History Museum is to history lovers—the options are endless.
Just like the famous Mary Richards from The Mary Tyler Moore Show, you will absolutely love working and living in Kenwood – especially if your economic status is good enough. With all the trails, parks, museums, art centers, good schools and state-of-the-art homes and a low crime rate, what’s not to love?
Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 44.9591605,-93.347021
Frequently Asked Questions About Moving To Kenwood
AAA Movers can provide affordable, sturdy boxes for your move through our Budget Box Program. You can also ask local store managers for extra boxes at retail stores, grocery stores, and liquor stores, or ask friends and family. Many people keep extra boxes of varying sizes on hand that you could borrow.