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Rose Creek neighborhood is comprised of just under 50 new construction homes for sale near the Cherry View Elementary school. Ryland Homes are ranging between $320,000 – $430,000’s in this area wooded lots, cul-de-sacs and views of Rose Creek! They provide 7 floor plans to build from and the ability to add customization options at their  “MyStyle Design Center” to tailor each house to fit the your personality.   This neighborhood is located in the city of Lakeville off Hyde Park Ave and Dodd Ave. Rose Creeks offers spectacular homes in central Lakeville which is an ideal location, close to shopping and dining, and within minutes of major highways and interstates. As you can see, this is not your typical cookie cutter tan neighborhood.

As an outer ring suburb of the Twin cities, Lakeville was voted by Money Magazine as one of the “Best Places to Live” in 2012.  This is not by accident!  You will find city wide walking, biking trail system and more importantly nationally recognized schools!  Along with this comes state champion athletics and many other programs like speech, moch trial, dance, and arts. Lakeville is where both I-35 W and I-35 E come together as one making it very advantageous for commuting north toward the cities for work. Bonus when it’s play time and you can partake in the many big city events or theatrical activities without all the traffic congestion.  Please feel free to check out more about moving to Lakeville here on our Lakeville city website.Life Time Fitness Center

All of us struggle to find the time to juggle family, work, and trying to stay physically fit. This is a great time to bring up the conveniently located state of the art fitness center, Life Time which is located just outside the neighborhood. No more excuses to balance life when you are this close!  This location offers indoor and outdoor pools, an MCA studio, indoor tennis courts, a full-service spa and medispa, a café that features a healthy diet, nationally renowned group fitness instructors and personal trainers, an indoor cycling studio, a chiropractic clinic and cutting-edge fitness equipment.  Okay, I will stop before they try to hire me on staff.  Please check into visiting Life Time Fitness Center just walking distance from your new neighborhood.

Did I fail to mention that King Park’s baseball fields are located just across Dodd Ave.  It is the only Baseball field in the city to host the all rubberized handicap accessible “Miracle Field.” The mission of the South Metro Miracle League is to provide opportunities for children and adults ages 3 years old and over with cognitive and/or physical disabilities, to play Miracle League Baseball, regardless of ability. Click here to watch a Miracle League Movie developed by one of the Miracle Leagues. They also intend on putting in a fully enclosed playground for the kids.  The other fields for all age ranges are  2nd to none as well.  Lakeville Baseball Association, a real class act of an organization all the way around, please check it out!

Is safety important to you? The Police Department which is located on the adjacent corner of the neighborhood is responsible for safeguarding and protecting the lives, health, and property of the residents of Lakeville. The 70,000 – square-foot Lakeville Police Station, built-in 2008, is a state-of-the-art law enforcement facility featuring integrated technology systems that provide tactical patrol and Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) information on digital displays throughout the building linking administration, patrol, and investigations functions. The building features a computer managed property room, an evidence processing garage, a booking and detention area, a digital forensic evidence lab, and an evidence collection crime processing lab. It also encompasses a secure 35,000 square foot underground parking garage for squad cars.- See Lakeville Police Department’s website here. They take pride in protecting our community.  They do a thankless job.  They always seem to be right where we need them to be and they do their jobs well.  Thanks for your service LPD!

Rose Creek Available lots

As you can see, the Rose Creek neighborhood is comprised of some beautiful new construction homes near the Cherry View Elementary school that you should not over look. There are a few quick move-ins available still available!  One is priced at $364,990 and $429,990 located on map in yellow home site #0036 and another on #0045.  Please see map above. As you can see, we do know our Lakeville community as well as the facts that will make your buying experience easier as you can tell from my blog.  I hope you do find it useful in your home search.  If you can’t find what you’re looking for here Check This Out!  But, Don’t make this mistake! Don’t enter a new construction model the first time without your Real Estate Agent! They have knowledge that will save you thousands of dollars if not more.  Never enter a sales center unrepresented, you just don’t get a second chance! The builder has representation so why shouldn’t you!  You don’t pay the buyers agent, the seller does.  So take advantage of Team Duckworths experience and knowledge of the area. We will save you money as well as help you stay out of pitfalls along the way. So give us a call and then let’s go see the fully decorated model for the FIRST time together.  We’ll explain the difference between building a new home or what to do when purchasing a quick-move-in home known as a spec home. To learn more information about Ryland’s community, Rose Creek. Please feel free to reach out to us at 612-568-3825 if you would like our assistance in your home search.  We would be honored to help you get your “Ducks in a row!” There is still opportunities to build a beautiful new home on 9 lots here in the Rose Creek neighborhood near Cherry View Elementary, better act fast!

StoneBrookeStonebrooke is one of the many beautiful D.R. Horton neighborhoods located in central Lakeville. D.R. Horton is a National builder that has built a good percentage of homes in Lakeville.  Stonebrooke was developed in 1999 from an area known as Zweber Farms.  There are roughly 200 homes in this area are from the Presidential and Charter series of the builder DR Horton. This neighborhood allows a buyer to get into a very nice 2 story at a reasonable price. Homes typically sell between $260k-$450k range in this area. Homes for sale in Stonebrooke are all walking distance to Cherry View Elementary, but the parents love that the bus still picks up and drops off the CVE kids at the school. The bus will also be coming through for the kids at Century Middle School and Lakeville North High School which are also Blue Ribbon award-winning schools. These highly rated ISD 94 schools and the ease for commuting to Minneapolis and St. Paul continually make it many buyers top choice to call home.

National Blue Ribbon Award


Lakeville Area School District 194 is the first school district to start the Young Entrepreneurs Academy in the state of Minnesota! This  is a groundbreaking program that takes students (grades 6 – 8) through the process of starting a launching a real business or social movement over the course of an academic year. By the end of the class, students own and run fully formed and functioning businesses, which may be carried out after their graduation from the program.

LNHS Hockey Champs 2015

LNHS Hockey Champs 2015

Sports in ISD 94 are year after year ranked very high in both the girls and boys state levels. As well as theatre, band, Mock trial, which are top in each of their state levels!  This is a direct reflection to our teachers and coaches at these phenomenal schools.

LNHS Moch Trial State Champs

Mrs. Clark’s Moch Trial State Champs

To get more information about Lakeville or to find current homes for sale in Stonebrooke go to or give us a call at 612-227-5610.