Courtesy LGI Homes

LGI Homes opened a single-family home community north of Minneapolis in North Branch, Minnesota, with homes priced from the $330,000s. The community is located near I-35 and provides homeowners with commuter access to the employment and attractions offered on the north side of Minneapolis, as well as proximity to local amenities in both North Branch and Cambridge.

“We are excited to introduce the first LGI Homes community along the I-35 north corridor, where homeowners have convenient community access to downtown and enjoy proximity to the popular outdoor activities offered in East Central Minnesota,” says Ryan Stokes, division president at LGI Homes. “Meadows North offers residents a peaceful setting surrounded by trees and a city park inside the neighborhood. With schools, shops, restaurants, and attractions nearby, and a variety of floor plans to choose from, Meadows North appeals to a wide range of buyers looking for an affordable new home north of the Twin Cities.”

Homes in the Meadows North community are featured in seven new floor plans ranging in size from 1,370 to 1,797 square feet and feature split-level or slab-on-grade designs with up to three bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two- or three-car garages. LGI Homes says the homes in the community are move-in ready and built with modern design features, such as chef-ready kitchens with upgraded counters and a full suite of stainless steel appliances, luxury plank flooring, vaulted ceilings, and recessed LED lighting. Select homes in the Meadows North community also include covered front porches, game rooms, fireplaces, and unfinished walkout basements prepped for future buildout. LGI plans to construct 120 single-family homes in Phase I at Meadows North.

Residents in the community will have access to a city park in the neighborhood with a children’s playground, a picnic pavilion, a basketball court, paved walking trails, and open recreation fields. The local area surrounding the community offers a variety of activities, including movie theaters, golf courses, farmers markets, wineries, and zip-lining courses.The Meadows North community is also located in close proximity to fishing, camping, canoeing, hiking, and skiing sites, including Wild River State Park, Trollhaugen, Wild Mountain, and Carlos Avery State Wildlife Area.