Back on the market after the holidays with a few fresh updates and new price. Beautifully maintained home, on private wooded lot, in quiet neighborhood. Updates include: In 2015 new septic system, furnace, plumbing, electrical panel and water heater. 2016: new well pump, water softener, filtration system and well water tank. Home features granite counter tops and custom cabinetry throughout. This home has been impeccably taken care of and is ready for it’s new owner.
You may have heard the popular “train myth” about how Andover received its name. The myth states that a train tipped over in a swamp, and an eyewitness, relaying the incident, said it “went over and over,” thereby naming the city “Andover.”
Andover, a safe, growing community in which to live and work which enhances the quality of it’s citizens’ lives through recreational opportunity, quiet neighborhoods, civic involvement, fiscal and environmental stewardship.
Commercial activities in Andover have increased with construction of a number of new businesses throughout the city. The city is currently marketing several parcels in Andover Station north, a commercial / retail area located north of Bunker Lake Boulevard and west of Hanson Boulevard.
Andover is part of 2 of the finest school districts in the state. St. Francis School District 15 covers the northern section of the city, while Anoka-Hennepin School District 11 serves the south 4/5 of the city. Crooked Lake Elementary, Andover Elementary, Rum River Elementary, Oak View Middle School and Andover High School are all located within the City of Andover and are part of School District 11. Legacy Christian Academy is also located in the city.
The city has more than 400 acres of community and neighborhood parks. Kelsey Round Lake Park is a 136-acre nature area for hiking, skiing and environmental observation. Other recreational facilities include more than 400 acres of the Anoka County Bunker Hills Regional Park (which is home to the Bunker Beach Waterpark), Bunker Hills Golf Course, hiking / biking trails, cross-country skiing trails, camping and other outdoor activities. The Rum River Central Regional Park is located immediately north of Andover on County Road 7.
Andover’s governing body consists of a Mayor and 4 City Council members. Council meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month. Residents may address the council at any regularly scheduled meeting. The council appoints members to several commissions that provide recommendations and information to the City Council on a variety of issues.