Homes For Sale in Grant
Grant is a suburb of Saint Paul located east of the Twin Cities metro within Washington County. The main access routes into Grant are Minnesota State Highways 36 and 96. Those living in Grant enjoy an easy commute to the metro and relaxed living. The city is proud of its 10 acre average lot size and many horse farms.
The city was named after former United States President Ulysses S. Grant. The area began as a township in 1858 and later, became a city when it was incorporated in 1996. When Grant was first established, it began as a community of farmland; as time passed, there was residential area growth. The proximity to the Twin Cities and the mostly rural atmosphere helped bring in a lot of new residents to Grant.
Grant is only minutes from both downtown areas, which gives Grant residents a rural atmosphere around their homes but easy access to all the Twin Cities has to offer. All the entertainment, shopping and dining of Minneapolis and St. Paul is only a brief drive from the Grant area.
The City of Grant is right in between White Bear Lake and Stillwater. With all the great bodies of water in the surrounding area, the St. Croix River, White Bear Lake itself, and more, you can bet that Grant residents have no lack of water recreation opportunities. Grant also has a ton of wonderful green space to enjoy. The area is filled with picturesque hiking and biking trails, breath-taking natural sights and open parkland. The hunting and fishing in Grant is another huge draw for this community. The Minnesota outdoors is something that can truly be appreciated in Grant.
Grant has a whole lot to offer future residents; come and check out everything this city has to offer!