Rent to Own Homes near Cottage Grove, MN

  • Cottage Grove boasts a location within easy commuting distance to the Twin Cities and its wealth of career opportunities. The region is also rich in cultural opportunities such as theater and historical exhibits. Still, this small town manages to be the type of community where neighbors know each other and newcomers are most certainly welcome. The city even sponsors activities such as archery, ice dancing and youth baseball.

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Top 6 Reasons to Live in Cottage Grove, MN

  • A network of parks! Cottage Grove boasts more than 1,000 acres of public park land. The city's parks feature everything from sports fields to open trails and plenty of room for picnicking. Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park and Hamlet Park are among the largest parks in the city. Locals who want to throw a party can also rent space at many of the local parks.
  • Home sales prices are on the rise! The median sales prices for homes in Cottage Grove have been growing by as much as four percent. Deals on homes for sale and rent to own homes can still be found as property values continue to grow and foreclosures decline. Homes along the thoroughfares of Highway 61 and 80th Street South can be purchased for a reasonable price.
  • Strawberries galore! Each year, Cottage Grove hosts the Strawberry Fest, where 15,000 to 20,000 people gather to eat a dinner featuring strawberries, strawberry vinaigrette, and other tasty treats. Strawberry Fest pays tribute to the strawberry fields that once adorned the area. The event also features The Grande Day Parade, live music, fireworks and the Strawberry Fest 5K.
  • Enjoy high occupancy rates! Cottage Grove boasts an owner occupancy rate of more than 92 percent, which well exceeds the national average of 58 percent, and even beats the average Minnesota owner occupancy rate of 66 percent. This speaks to the desire of locals to find an address in this community near the Mississippi River and Minnesota State Route 10, settle in and make it a home.
  • Strap on your skates! The city of Cottage Grove owns an impressive ice arena. The Cottage Grove Ice Arena boasts three separate rinks. Teams and associates that call this arena home include the Cottage Grove Hockey Association, Park High School Boys and Girls Hockey teams, and the Cottage Grove Figure Skating Club. The facility was expanded in 2008 to include a bigger observation room and other upgraded amenities.