Winkler crossing is a family -friendly community of new homes located southwest of Minneapolis in Cologne, Minnesota. This community offers an exceptional quality of living with a small-town feel, while the attractions and employment of the larger cities are only minutes away. Residents are perfectly positioned for a variety of outdoor activities, including boating, fishing, hiking and biking at a number of local lakes and parks in and around Cologne. This amenity rich, family-friendly community is a wonderful place to support an active lifestyle. The basketball court, baseball field and walking trails are designed for your entertainment. These comforts allow families to enjoy an exceptional quality of life, making this neighborhood not just a place to live, but a great place to call home. Cologne is served by Central Public-School which is located within School District 108. The district is proud of the fact that Central Public Schools is recognized through state assessments as the top school in Carver County and one of the best in the state of Minnesota. The district has one elementary school, one middle school and one high school. The district is also home to the Cologne Academy. Central Elementary School has earned the “Reward School” by the Minnesota Department of Education in 2015. This award is given to the schools in the top 15% of all schools in the state of Minnesota.
“The Minnesota Renaissance Festival began its journey in September of 1971 on a 22-acre field in Jonathan, MN. More than 25,000 people visited the two-weekend grand opening of the festival then named A Celebration of Nature, Art, and Life! That celebration has since relocated to Shakopee, MN and has grown to be the largest Renaissance Festival in the United States with an annual attendance of 300,000.”
Located in Carver County, Dahlgreen Golf Club is a championship golf course that is surrounded by rolling hills and large trees with secluded fairways and other greens making it feel immensely private; as though you’re on your own, private course. The putting greens have been rated the best several times over in the metro area and state; and it is ranked 4.3 stars on GolfAdvisor. The course offers four sets of tees, ranging from 5100 – 9700 yards; this stretch of land has everything a golfer needs.