Orono, Minnesota is a city located just west of Minneapolis about 15 minutes off of Hwy 12 & 394. Orono is also located near the shores of famous Lake Minnetonka and within the high demand Orono school district. Known as “The Lakeshore City”, Orono is currently home to about 8,000 residents. [Read More…]
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Homes for Sale in Orono
Homes for sale in Orono range from $150,000 to several million dollars. With the median sale price of an Orono home at $495,000, Real estate here is a very hot commodity.
Some of the higher end luxury homes for sale in Orono include lakeshore on Maxwell Bay & Crystal Bay. Other executive style homes can be found in premier Orono neighborhoods like Wildhurst Estates, French Creek, Graham Hills Preserve, Woodhill Ridge & Northstream near the Spring Hill Golf Club.
Land for sale in Orono and even lakeshore lots on Lake Minnetonka for sale can still be found. If you’re looking to build in and are searching for lots, make sure to put Glendale Cove and Willow Hill Estates on your shopping list. If you are looking for acreage property on Lake Minnetonka, your search should include North Arm Bay on Tonkawa Rd.
One great thing about Orono real estate is looking at all those multi million dollar estates, in fact, during 2008 there was a home on Bracketts Point Road in Orono for sale that had an asking price of $53,500,000. It was a 32,461 sq ft mansion on 12.9 acres with 1,700 feet of Lake Minnetonka lakeshore.
About Orono, Minnesota
Covering about 25 square miles, Orono offers fantastic things to its residents from shopping and golfing to water activities. The Orono Schools are truly among the best in the State and have recently undergone some extensive upgrades to include a nearby ice rink and ball field. Other conveniences Orono has for their community, is the Luce Line Trail which stretches 63 miles and is available for everything from dog walking to snowmobiling. Not into snowmobiling? No dog? Then grab some clubs and head over to the Lakeview Golf Course in Orono for some Tee time. When you think of the Orono area, another famous name that comes to mind is “Lake Minnetonka”. Lake Minnetonka surrounds Orono and offers 14,528 acres of pure water fun no matter the season.
Orono City Data
- Orono has a population of 7,700
- Orono covers an area of 25 square miles with 8.9 miles of that water
- Orono is located in zip codes 55300, 55391, 55399, 55356
- Orono is located in Hennepin County
Your Orono Realtor
As Orono Realtors working in the area and a former graduate of Orono High School, I can say first hand it’s a beautiful area. When I attended high school in Orono and growing up in the Long Lake / Medina area we spent a lot of time in Orono and on Lake Minnetonka…there’s no place like it. Years later, now working in the area, it’s exciting to see so much growth in the community and the gorgeous homes we have the pleasure to be part of.
If you’re looking to buy a home or sell a home in Orono, we would love to help and offer you a free home market analysis. Please contact our friendly agents anytime at 612-282-7653 for a private, discreet meeting about your property. Again, our number is 612-282-SOLD.