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Lake Sarah is a Hennepin County MN fully recreational lake located in the outer tier west Minneapolis suburban area close to Rockford and Loretta. It is a long and narrow body of water, but at 574 acres and 6.7 miles of shoreline, this is a rather significant body of water. Water clarity is only 1.8 feet. Lake Sarah reaches a depth of almost 60 feet. In addition to water skiers, you will find plenty of fish in this lake, especially northern pike. There are also largemouth bass to catch, but the northern pike do especially well here because there are plenty of shiners and bullheads for them to feed on. Bluegill fishing is excellent here, and there are some above average pumpkinseed beauties, especially on the west end of this beautiful Hennepin county MN lake.
The history of this Hennepin County MInnesota lake is nearly as interesting as all of the structure along the shoreline. For many years, Sarah Lake was the site of major ice harvests that supplied homeowners and resort owners in the area. It still is a popular destination today, and the close proximity to Minneapolis ensures that this lake will be a hot spot in the future. Occasionally the lake gets a little busy, but I don’t know of too many good Hennepin County lakes that don’t.
Homes on Lake Sarah
The real esate market on Lake Sarah in Hennepin is not known for a high turn-over rate. If you want to own lakeshore here, you need to keep your eyes open and be ready to act. According to the Northstar Regional MLS (7/21/08) there are only 8 homes on Lake Sarah that are currently available. The average asking price is $650,750, for a home with an average cost per square foot of about $223.00. This number is skewed downward a bit by a low priced short-sale listing. Average year built is 1975. If you are looking for new construction on this lake, you should abandon all hope. However, you should not despair; all of these homes are in excellent condition and have mostly been updated and upgraded. Most of these lakefront lots are level, and enjoy prime hard-sand beach. Lake Sarah is served by an aggressive neighborhood lake association that is diligent about preserving the quality of the lakefront and the value of the property. The association is actively involved in promoting lakeshore restoration that provides favorable habitat for wildlife.
These Hennepin County Minnesota lake homes are served by either the Delano or Rockford school districts. For more information about the community or lakeshore real estate on Lake Sarah, please call me at 612-296-0007
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