Welcome to the beautiful and inviting town of Nisswa! Just north of Brainerd in Minnesota's scenic lakes region, this town boasts incredible culinary options and some of the best recreational opportunities in the area. Fishing and skiing are two highlights, as well as the numerous festivals and events throughout the year. Many homes feature lake access, large lots, and cozy interiors built to highest standards.
Homes for sale in Nisswa come a wide range of styles. From minimal-traditional one story cabins, to impressive luxury homes in grand rustic designs. Intrepid buyers can even pick up one of the many empty lots and acreages available in the area - perfect for those looking to build their dream vacation home or getaway cabin.
Nisswa's smaller homes are cozy constructions with efficiently designed living spaces and well-maintained exteriors. Some of these properties may look surprisingly expensive at first, but this is often because they boast prime lake access, huge garage space, boat storage, and spacious lots.
Moving into the middle of Nisswa's property market, prospective buyers can find expansive ranchers or double-story homes in frame-and-clapboard colonial designs. Some units are semi-detached homes in resorts with rental agreements, excellent for easing out the cost of ownership.
Many of the mid-to-late century homes in Nisswa feature bi-level stories, allowing for well-lit basements. Large garages and storage sheds are also common throughout Nisswa properties, specially geared towards boat-owners.
Larger homes in Nisswa display the best in rugged luxury. These homes feature wood details that look raw and unfinished, river stone foundations, and soaring great-room windows. Fireplaces climb up the cathedral ceilings, warming the open spaces. And accessible from the upper levels, residents can walk out onto wrap-around decks giving beautiful views of the surrounding woods and lakes.
Area Information for Nisswa, Minnesota
The city of Nisswa is located along Highway 371 between Pequot Lakes and Brainerd in central Minnesota.
At the heart of the Brainerd Lakes Area, Nisswa lies just northeast of Gull Lake - the largest in a chain of lakes. These lakes, which surround Nisswa, include the Hubert, Round, Roy, Nisswa, Bass and Lower Cullen Lakes.
Nisswa is less than 2 and a half hours from Minneapolis or Duluth to the east, and 3 hours from Canada. Closer to home, the resort city of Breezy Point is less than 15 minutes away to the northeast.
Nisswa Community Attractions
Nisswa is a popular town with tourists. As such, it has an amazing array of attractions in store for visitors and residents alike.
If you're looking for city comforts, then Nisswa has you covered with its boutique retail options. Coffee roasteries, ice cream and candy stores, breweries, and famous The Chocolate Ox, await for those wishing to indulge in some tasty treats.
And if you're looking for an adventure, then you can venture out onto one of the many lakes in either summer or winter for excellent fishing. In the warmer months, the lakes are also excellent for water skiing, swimming, or just relaxing on a boat. In winter, you can visit Mount Ski Gull for some downhill skiing or snowboarding, or use some of the many trails for snowmobiling or cross country skiing.
Somewhere between the city and the great outdoors, you can enjoy a round (or two) of golf at the world-class Pines or Garden Golf courses. And the famed Paul Bunyan Trail runs right through the heart of Nisswa, connecting to Brainerd in the south and Bemidji far to the north. This multi-use trail offers paved sections perfect for bikes and rollerblades in the summer, and skis in the winter.
Nisswa Festivals and Events
When you're not taking in the scenery, or on an adventure, Nisswa has a host of yearly events and festivals to keep you enthralled. Here are some of the highlights of Nisswa's busy social and cultural calendar:
Smokin' Hot BBQ Festival - This event forms part of Nisswa's larger Fall festivities.
City of Lights - Thousands visit Nisswa for this Christmas themed event. A fireworks show and the town's Christmas lights are favorites.
Nisswa Chocolate Walk - Buy a ticket and partake in the delights at one of Nisswa's many stores.
Scandinavian Folk Music Festival - Celebrate Scandinavian culture at this globally recognized festival.
Winter Jubilee - All the best winter activities crammed into one event. Sculptures, fishing, and a parade. Not to be missed.
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