Golden Valley

Listed… and sold in 4 days!

When we discussed listing this home for sale, the sellers said they wanted to list it, have it open for showings one weekend while they went out of town on...
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How Highway 100 got its start… in 1933!

Every year when I smell the lilacs in bloom I think back to to the beginnings of Highway 100 and the stretch that was once called ‘Lilac Way’… and how...
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Twin Cities ADU Guidebook… Golden Valley approves Accessory Dwelling Units

ADUs, or Accessory Dwelling Units, have been around informally for a long time. Commonly called an in-law apartment or granny flat, it is simply a second small dwelling on the...
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Adeline Nature Area… another one of Golden Valley’s secluded nature areas

I have walked, driven, and shown homes in the area close to Adeline Nature Area many, many times… but never visited this lovely nature preserve before today! Instead of turning...
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Geocaching in Sochaki Park, Golden Valley

In this past Covid year of isolation any excuse to get outside has been welcome. Our son’s family has enjoyed Geocaching as a way to get out and explore the...
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Buying a mid-century modern in Golden Valley… designed by Paul Enghauser, a key player in Golden Valley mid-century-modern history

Securing the winning bid for a home is an exciting feat for any homebuyer in this crazy year of low inventory and high competition… but some wins are more exciting...
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Golden Valley’s best-kept secret walking path

Surprise! You’ve probably driven by this beautiful area many times, but many people don’t know the General Mills Nature Preserve exists. I probably wouldn’t know about were it not for...
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Searching for Mid-Century Moderns… Golden Valley is a treasure trove

Looking for mid-century-moderns? Whether you are ready to buy or just looking to  spend time exploring a neighborhood of cool mid-century-modern homes, Golden Valley is a good place to start....
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