Search Rent to Own Homes near Elk River, MN

6 Reasons to Live in Elk River, MN

  • Positioned near the convergence of the Elk and Mississippi Rivers, just 34 miles northwest of Minneapolis, Elk River has a population of nearly 23,000 and produces energy from the Elk River Dam, developed in 1855. The town was the first in Minnesota to pave a street. Some of Elk River's most notable people include professional hockey players like Paul Martin, Dan Hinote and Joel Otto. The city is also known for multiple UFO sightings.

Check out Elk River, MN homes for sale that may include: rent to own, foreclosure, HUD, for sale by owner and more

Sponsored Link

  • Opportunities to explore the outdoors! Elk River offers many chances for exploring the great outdoors. Woodland Trail Park contains over 340 acres of wooded parks and trails perfect for hiking. The park features both paved and grass trails, as well as bird watching and picnic areas. The Great Northern Trail includes nearly five miles of paved trails along the path of a former rail line.
  • Great fine dining and restaurants! There are many restaurants and dining options in Elk River, including Pompeii Pizzeria which serves pizza, salads and desserts. Pour Wine Bar and Bistro offers American fare such as hamburgers, salads and seafood, as well as a large selection of high quality wines.
  • Rising real estate values! With values increasing over 5 percent in 2014, purchasing a home in Elk River is a great choice. There are also many buying options, including rent to own listings. There are also many great neighborhood options in Elk River including City Center and Meadowvale.
  • Many entertainment options! There are always entertainment options in Elk River. The Marcus Elk River Cinema features multiple theaters showing the latest Hollywood blockbusters. Nearby, the Roger 18 Theatre includes 18 screens, enough to please any movie fan.
  • Improve your golf skills! With numerous nearby golf courses, Elk River residents have many options for improving their skills. The Elk River Golf Club features an 18 hole championship course, along with dining options at the club house. Cedar Creek Golf Course includes beautiful greens along a wooded backdrop, and its bar and grill also serves many classic American dishes.
  • Many older charming homes and newer modern properties! Elk River has many real estate options including modern homes as well as charming older residences. There are also many historical properties that create a more charming community feel. Oliver H. Kelley Farm is a farm home dating back to the 1860s and The Grange, which is the nation's oldest general farm.