Richfield Minnesota Real Estate Offered by Coldwell Banker

Richfield Minnesota Homes For Sale

Richfield is a historic small town right on the edge of south. Originally a rich farming community, Richfield received its name for its fertile soil and popularity with farmers. Over time, it became a major location for housing due to its proximity to the city and beautiful location by the river. Today, Richfield continues that farm-town tradition of a thriving first-ring suburb, with a rich economy (home to Best Buy and other businesses), conveniently close to the excitement of downtown, located in a safe and beautiful suburban environment.

Richfield Minnesota Real Estate For Sale

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That suburban environment is truly beautiful. 100 years ago it featured the richest soil in Minnesota. Today it still features that rich soil, but now that rich farmland has transformed into a town featuring 500 acres of parkland spread out over 21 parks and a nature preserve. The Wood Lake Nature Center features 150 acres of parkland, wetlands, trails and an interpretive center. The center serves as a for 250 kinds of birds and 30 kinds of mammals, making it a great spot for nature lovers and bird watchers. The city’s beautiful location on fertile soil near the Minnesota and the Mississippi River makes it a great place to buy a.

That beautiful environment gives a distinctive small-town charm that might be unusual for a first-ring suburb. To quote the city council, “Even lying as it does in the middle of an urban area (only ten minutes away by freeway from downtown), Richfield retains a small town flavor. The pace is easy, the streets are clean, City government is accessible, and community spirit runs high. Strong residential neighborhoods, an excellent public school system, an established infrastructure and amenities like Wood Lake Nature Center make it a community attractive to all ages.”