Located in Minnesota, United States, the city of Edina is situated in the Minneapolis - St. Paul metropolitan area.
Edina is a good city to buy a home in for those who prefer a relaxed ambience. This part of the Minneapolis - St. Paul metropolitan area is quiet overall, as the streets tend to be quite peaceful - although that is not the case close to the railway line. Finally, there are over 50 public green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, including Braemar Park and Van Valkenburg Park, and they are very well-distributed, resulting in them being easy to reach from the majority of locations in the city.
In Edina, about 55% of buildings are single detached homes, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings. This city also has a good choice of housing sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around 80% of the units in Edina and 20% are rented. Roughly 40% of properties in this city were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
It is a rather short walk to access primary schools from most properties for sale in Edina. On the other hand, locals may consider it challenging to reach high schools on foot. Property owners are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. Concerning food, getting to one of approximately 40 grocery stores on foot is an option for some, but not all, home buyers in Edina. A small number of restaurants and cafes can be found as well.
Driving is a great means of transportation in Edina. Nearby highways, such as Interstate 494, are quite easy to reach from anywhere in Edina, and it is especially convenient to access a place to park. On the other hand, traveling by public transit is difficult in this part of the Minneapolis - St. Paul metropolitan area. Nevertheless, there are around 10 bus lines passing through the city, and most properties are near a bus stop. Edina is not particularly suitable for walking as meeting daily needs is at times challenging on foot.