Lakeshore real estate options on the Waconia MLS offer everything from townhomes to older homes to multi-million dollar lake home estates. There are usually a few older single family homes available on Lake Street that were built in the 1950’s. At the time of this post there were seven lakefront homes for sale, at an average asking price of $912,671.
If you are looking for a nice, newer home and a Minnesota lake home lifestyle, you may want to consider deeded access. For many buyers, this is a more affordable and realistic option; you can enjoy the lake without the extra upkeep, real estate taxes, and high home prices! Check out Waconia Landing! This neighborhood is conveniently located in the southwest corner of the lake, still very close to the main part of town, and claims its own private beach and day dock!
Right now, there are seven homes available in Waconia Landing, at an average asking price of $448,487, with an average of 2917 finished square feet, making the Minnesota lake home lifestyle an affordable $153.75 per square foot!
The city of Waconia is growing, but the average walleye size is too! According to the DNR, they have been stocking this lake with walleye every year to augment natural production, and the numbers of walleyes have seen a slilght decrease. But, the average size and weight are substantially higher. State gill net studies say that the average weight is a respectable 2.3 pounds. If you want to catch them, you should head for the rock piles in the south east end of the lake with a shiner and slip
Northerns here are above average in abundance and size. Gill net studies show an average weight of 6.6 pounds, according to the DNR lakefinder website, which seems too good to be true! You can get them by dragging minnows or spoons along the weedlines.
Big muskies have been caught in this lake with black and white bucktail spinners, especially in the autumn mornings.
Largemouth bass are here at average numbers and sizes compared to those found in similar Minnesota lakes.
Lake Waconia is the gem of Carver County!
Lake Waconia is a fully recreational 2996 acres, a water clarity of five feet, and a maximum depth of 44 feet. There is a public access on the east shore with a concrete ramp. Also, there is a fee access at Towne Marina, on the south shore. Contact us for more information about listing on this beautiful lake.