Chanhassen is a growing, family-oriented community located just 17 miles southwest of Minneapolis. Gorgeous rolling countryside enhances the wide variety of real estate options including single family homes in numerous price-points, townhouses, condominiums, and acreages. The easy access to important highway systems ensures quick access to Downtown Minneapolis and to other surrounding suburbs.
Chanhassen has been recognized nationally by Money Magazine as one of the twenty "Best Places to Live” in the United States. Chanhassen received this accolade in 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009 and 2005.
The Chanhassen Recreation Center creates a fun and friendly atmosphere for all ages at an affordable price. The Rec Center offers a large gym, fitness room, aerobics/dance room, and meeting rooms. Among other local fitness options, there is also a LifeTime Fitness located in Chanhassen.
Chanhassen’s thriving business community includes a variety of commercial and industrial companies. Downtown Chanhassen offers shopping, eating and entertainment. Office and warehouse buildings are located in various industrial parks throughout the city.
Chanhassen is a great place to play. Chanhassen’s 500 acre park system features five community parks and over 20 neighborhood parks scattered throughout the community. City Center Park in Chanhassen is a gathering place for much family fun, including music and local festivals. There are 35 miles of trails and sidewalks for walkers, bikers, runners, and inline skaters to enjoy. The trails connect downtown, parks and neighborhoods. Chanhassen also boasts 11 lakes, and easy access to the University of Minnesota Arboretum and several golf courses.