West Lakeland MN Area Information
The lake and its surroundings offer many opportunities for outdoor recreation throughout the year, including fishing, hunting, swimming, skiing, skating, hiking and boating. The prestigious and beautiful West Lakeland area boasts private lake access and hiking trails as well as easy access to Washington County’s many parks and regional trails and waterways.
The township of West Lakeland is committed to preserving its rural, small town feel, and carefully controls growth to conform to the rural/mixed-use designation given the town in the Minnesota comprehensive plan for development. Despite the easy access to St. Paul and West Lakeland’s status as that city’s ‘fastest growing eastern suburb’, the atmosphere of the beautiful community remains relatively unchanged. It is served by a small commercial area that includes all the necessary amenities, and boasts some of the most beautiful historic homes in the county.
West Lakeland offers stately country living at its best. The median price for homes in the prestigious bedroom community is $579,000, though older homes may be listed for as little as $200,000 and home prices of over $1.1 million are not unusual. The city fathers are determined to maintain the upscale rural atmosphere of the small township, and home values are expected to continue rising.
If your dream lifestyle combines the beauty of the outdoors with hometown community activities, all close enough to metropolitan centers for easy commuting, then West Lakeland is the perfect town for your family.