Posted by Realtor David Olson 952.314.9446
Cedar Lake is located just west of Downtown Minneapolis surrounded by beautiful red cedar trees and excellent neighborhoods. Cedar Lake is situated north of Lake Calhoun and just west of Lake of the Isles in the Minneapolis Chain of Lakes. Cedar Lake is also part of the Grand Rounds Scenic Byway, a trail system connecting Lake Calhoun, Lake of the Isles, and Cedar Lake. Cedar Lake is home to a wide variety of recreational activities that residents can enjoy year round. Cedar Lake Trail, located on the north side of Cedar Lake, offers walking, biking, and running options along a beautifully scenic trail. Cedar Lake also offers numerous aquatic activities including canoeing, kayaking, swimming, and fishing. The Lake also boasts numerous winter activities including ice fishing and ice skating. The Lake itself covers a total area of 169 acres with a maximum depth of 51 feet. With its numerous recreational amenities and beautiful scenery, Cedar Lake has become one of the most attractive Lakes in Minneapolis.
Cedar Lake is surrounded by excellent neighborhoods with beautiful houses and friendly residents. The two main neighborhoods surrounding Cedar Lake are Kenwood and Cedar-Isles-Dean. Kenwood is a 95 acre subdivision neighborhood named after its developer. Kenwood is known for its beautiful mediterranean, colonial, and arts and craft styled homes adding to the beauty and attractiveness of the neighborhood. Cedar-Isles-Dean is a small neighborhood with excellent homes and residents. Many of the homes within Cedar-Isles-Dean were built and designed by Frank Lloyd Wright featuring beautiful architecture.
Cedar Lake is surrounded by numerous parks and beaches that all residents can use and enjoy. The parks surrounding Cedar Lake offer numerous recreational activities.
Cedar Lake Park is a 288 acre neighborhood park surrounding Cedar Lake offering a wide range of recreational activities. Cedar Lake Park features biking paths, fishing pier, picnic area, grills, walking path, and cross country trails. Cedar Lake Park also provides beautiful scenery with red cedar oak trees surrounding the west side of the lake. Cedar Lake Park is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty surrounding Cedar Lake.
Brownie Lake Park is a 27 acre park just north of Cedar Lake offering several outdoor activities. Brownie Lake Park features walking paths, biking paths, canoeing, and kayaking. Brownie Lake Park is a great place to enjoy numerous activities in the beautiful scenery surrounding the lake.
Cedar Lake is surrounded by several beaches including Cedar Point Beach, Cedar Lake east beach, and Cedar Lake south beach.
Uptown is a vibrant community just east of Cedar Lake full of entertainment, businesses, shopping options, restaurants, and more. Uptown is a favorite among local residents for upscale shopping, dining, nightlife, and cultural events including art fairs, Uptown Tavern, Uptown Theatre, and more. Uptown is an electric commercial district full of the finest shopping,dining, and entertainment options.
Uptown Tavern is an American Bar and Grill featuring great food, craft beers, and entertainment. Uptown Tavern offers excellent appetizers and burgers along with 30 different craft beers including local brews. Uptown Tavern’s menu features wings, sliders, wraps, soups, salads, and burgers along with great appetizers including fish tacos, spicy chicken quesadillas, cajun shrimp, chicken tenders, tater tots, cheese curds, and more. Uptown Tavern is an excellent spot to enjoy great food, beer, and entertainment.
Calhoun Square is an urban shopping and dining destination located in Uptown just southeast of Lake of the Isles. Calhoun Square offers numerous shopping options including national retailers such as Apple, Urban Outfitters, American Apparel, The North Face, MAC Cosmetics, Columbia Sportswear, Jonathan Adler, Paper Source, and more. Restaurants in the area include Famous Dave’s, Libertine, Jimmy John’s, Dogwood Coffee, Darbar India Bar and Grill, and Stella’s Fish Cafe. Calhoun Square offers some of the best shopping and dining in the area.
The Kenwood is an upscale casual restaurant offering excellent food with outstanding service. The Kenwood offers international styled food with local grown fresh ingredients that help make the food as good as it can be. The Kenwood serves a wide range of food from coffee and pastries to dinner, beer, and wine, The Kenwood is dedicated to serving best quality food with outstanding service. The Kenwood provides a welcoming environment where all guest will feel at home.
Prime Deli and restaurant is an upscale restaurant offering excellent food and service in a warm and welcoming environment. Prime Deli seeks to provide the freshest ingredients full of flavor and prepared by excellent chefs. Some of the food offered by Prime Deli includes steak, salmon, mad russian sandwich, burgers, cumin roasted beets, soup, salad, sandwiches, and more.