Welcome to Woodland
Charming private community with classic waterfront estates
Woodland is a charming Lake Minnetonka community with an idyllic secluded vibe. Woodland is located on Wayzata Bay in Lake Minnetonka’s northeast corner. Woodland is home to the Groveland Homeowners Association and Assembly Ground Community. These community groups promote a strong sense of pride in the community through volunteering and social activities. Woodland’s residents also enjoy access to plentiful recreation opportunities and many of its homes feature private boat slips.
Woodland’s homes include grand multi-acre lakeshore estates exhibiting the finest in design and attention to detail. Many of its properties are extensively renovated homes from the 1930s and ‘40s.
What to Love
- Classic properties
- Gorgeous scenery
- Affluent and exclusive
- Wayzata Bay recreation
People & Lifestyle
Woodland is ranked as one of the top 50 wealthiest communities in the United States and is first among any community in Minnesota for average annual income. Woodland is tucked to the northeast of the city of Minnetonka, and residents can easily access the city’s many downtown shops, restaurants, and amenities. Woodland’s gorgeous Wayzata Bay shoreline makes it an idyllic spot for lake-based recreation.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
While Woodland is almost exclusively residential, Deephaven and Minnetonka to the south provide a wealth of shopping and dining options. Deephaven’s first opened in 1895, and it offers a diverse selection of delicious foodstuffs from local brands such as Heggies pizzas and Sebastian Joe’s ice creams. Cottagewood also hosts events including a family-friendly July 4th celebration and regular Friday Grill Nights throughout the summer. Minnetonka’s shopping and dining options include the . This large mall is anchored by JCPenney, Macy’s, and Nordstrom department stores and features around 120 other businesses. Recognizable brands here include Apple, Banana Republic, Coach, Disney Store, GAP, H&M, Old Navy, and Sephora. You can also enjoy dinner and happy hour drinks at dining spots such as and . Minnetonka’s other dining choices include award-winning burger spots and . Wine connoisseurs will be delighted with the selection on offer at Spasso, an upscale Italian eatery with 100 bottles offered at retail price. As if this selection wasn’t enough, Spasso has a free wine corkage policy and is located right next door to where you’ll find, arguably, the region’s most comprehensive wine selection.
Things to Do
is one of Lake Minnetonka’s prettiest lakeshore parks, and along with gorgeous scenery, Gray’s Bay is one of the lakeshore’s most popular fishing spots. Many Woodland homes boast their own private boat slips, making it easy to enjoy fishing and boating on the waters of Wayzata Bay and Lake Minnetonka. Woodland is also close to public beaches in Deephaven, with the popular swimming spot of being located just outside Woodland’s southern boundary.
Woodland is zoned to the Minnetonka Public School District. Highlights include:
- Deephaven Education Center, Public, PK
- Deephaven Elementary, Public, K-5
- Minnetonka East Middle, Public, 6-8
- Minnetonka Senior High, Public, 9-12
- Groveland Elementary, Public, K-5