Why Choose Como Park?
Como Park is a charming neighborhood of single family homes that is conveniently located just 5 miles outside of downtown St. Paul. The neighborhood is a big draw for families and individuals alike, with a small-town feel that’s still close to recreation and employment opportunities. It’s common to see runners and cyclists out and about year-round, venturing to and from the nearby Lake Como.
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What’s the Neighborhood Like?
The homes you would expect to find for sale in the Como Park neighborhood are generally going to range between 1200 and 2000 square feet. Most of the homes were built prior to 1950, with one-and-a-half story homes being most common. However, many homes have had updates, and it’s not uncommon to find extensive finished basements, adding to the square footage of some of these great homes. The typical home in the neighborhood will have 2 or 3 bedrooms and 1 bath, while the larger updated homes may have 4 bedrooms with a second bath. Most of the lots are standard city lots, smaller than 1/4 acre. Outdoor gathering spaces are common, in the form of decks, porches, and patios.
What’s Going On in the Como Park area?
Como Park is located on the northwest side of St. Paul, bordered to the north by the suburbs of Falcon Heights and Roseville. The focal points of this neighborhood are the beautiful Lake Como and the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. The lake itself is bordered by an asphalt multi-purpose trail, approximately 1.5 miles around, and these trails connect to an extensive network leading onto the Zoo and Conservatory property. The Zoo and Conservatory are open year-round, and the grounds contain recreation for all seasons, from summer swimming to skiing and skating in the winter.
On the western bank of Lake Como sits the Como Park Pavilion, a popular location for food, drinks, and events year-round. The summer music series is a large draw for the area, bringing people from across the metro to the lake to enjoy free local music. To the north is the Como Park Golf Course, a public 18-hole course with clubhouse and full food and beverage service.
The nearest major hospital is less than 3 miles from the neighborhood, and grocery shopping can be found less than 2 miles away. Public bus service is available, with routes and stops on the major thoroughfares in and around the neighborhood. Additionally, there are two Nice Ride shared bicycle stations located at Lake Como and the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory.
What Schools Will the Kids Attend?
The Como Park neighborhood is a part of the St. Paul Public School District #625. There are a variety of elementary schools serving the immediate local area, including Como Park Elementary, Chelsea Heights Elementary, Wellstone Elementary, Crossroads Montessori, and Crossroads Science. For children older than grade 5, local schools include Washington Tech (6-12), and Como Park Senior High School (9-12).
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