Take a look at everything this esteemed town has in store.

Welcome to Chanhassen

Located southwest of Minneapolis, Chanhassen has much to offer its nearly 25,000 residents. It has received many accolades, including being named one of the Best Places to Live in the Nation, Top Ten Towns to Raise a Family, and Highest Quality of Life in the Twin Cities. Its convenient proximity to the Twin Cities makes Chanhassen a highly sought-after location for those who commute to Minneapolis. 

Chanhassen has a rich and fascinating history that traces back to its incorporation in 1896. The Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad drew a large number of settlers to the town and contributed to the growing population. Since those days, Chanhassen has continued to grow, becoming the flourishing and successful community it is today.

A drive through this stylish town will reveal various home styles available here. Since more people have begun moving to Chanhassen, the housing market has become highly competitive. Whether you are buying or selling a home, it’s essential to have an agent who knows the market and is readily available. With our office headquartered in downtown Chanhassen, The Hancock Group has your housing needs covered. 

What to Love

  • Close access to nature
  • A beloved Fourth of July Celebration
  • Convenient proximity to the Twin Cities​​​​​​​

People and Lifestyle

Chanhassen is considered one of the best Minneapolis suburbs to live — and it’s not difficult to understand why. Here residents can enjoy the fantastic neighborhoods, award-winning schools, and a wide array of shops, restaurants, and parks. Residents here enjoy a suburban feel and a laid-back, friendly community.

As such, this thriving suburb appeals to a vast array of individuals, including a large percentage of young professionals and couples looking to start or raise a family. Regardless of which stage of life you’re in, Chanhassen will feel like home in no time. 

Dining, Shopping, and Entertainment ​​​​​​​

This city is known for its numerous restaurants offering culinary delights and chef-driven menus. Start your morning off with a mouthwatering cinnamon roll and a cup of fresh-brewed coffee at Paragon Bakery. This local bakery also offers hearty loaves of bread, decadent cakes in various sizes, and tasty cookies. Enjoy a casual night out with friends at Tequila Butcher. Grab some items off the Latin-inspired menu — including, perhaps, a margarita. After dinner, check out the latest movie releases at Chanhassen Cinema. Try Na’s Thai Cafe for a casual yet delicious lunch. Na’s Thai buffet includes curry, noodles, stir-fry, soup, and much more. 

Whether you’re looking for something to spruce up your home or need a gift for a friend, check out Lotus Lake Gifts & Home Decor. Lotus Lake is a locally owned gift and home decor store run by a mother/daughter team. The store features the work of more than 25 local artists, as well as new and exciting products.

Things to Do ​​​​​​​

For a memorable evening out, head over to the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, where you can enjoy dinner service and live entertainment. Choose from a variety of shows and performances, from musicals to dramas. 

Enjoy a picnic or soak up the sunshine at Lotus Lake. This expansive lake covers more than 246 acres and provides the perfect escape into nature. Carver Beach, located along the lake, features a swimming area, picnic area, playground, park, trail, and dock, and canoe rack.

If you’re a fan of Prince, then you’ll be sure to love Paisley Park, the estate and recording studio where the artist created the majority of his work. Guided tours provide the perfect opportunity to witness the inner workings of one of the most talented musicians of all time.


Chanhassen is home to several excellent educational options. Top schools include: 

  • Chapel Hill Academy 
  • Chanhassen High School
  • Southwest Christian High School


Our success is largely attributed to strong community knowledge and involvement. We live, work, and play in the cities we serve.Not only do we have extensive knowledge of the neighborhoods you’re interested in, we also have inside information to upcoming listings that are exclusive to our group and our clients.

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