Living in Monticello, MN: Real Estate

New Construction Home

Monticello is located in Wright County, Minnesota, next to Mississippi River. It has three constituent neighborhoods with its population at 13,747 people.   

Diverse houses and people

Monticello has houses styled to meet a variety of tastes and preferences. Houses with the ’70s and ’80s look are popular, having been built in the period between 1970-1999. Houses from earlier periods are also available like the period between 1940-1969 and prior to 1939. More recent new construction homes, however, can meet the needs of individuals who want modern looking houses.

Owner-occupied single-family homes are most common here and these usually have 3 to 4 bedrooms. Also, what is popular in Monticello are townhomes.            


The following is schools within the Monticello School District, which includes elementary and secondary schools such as:

  • Elementary schools
  • Pinewood Elementary
  • Eastview Elementary
  • Little Mountain Elementary
  • Secondary schools
  • Monticello High School – the 3rd largest school in Wright County   
  • Monticello Middle School

Parks & recreation

There are many parks and walking/biking trails to be enjoyed in Monticello. The three largest parks are:

  • Lake Maria State Park
  • Harry Larsen Memorial Park
  • Montissippi Regional Park

There’s also the Bertram Chain of Lakes that has 4 lakes, oak forest, natural habitat, and acres of undisturbed shoreline, some of which are open for the public to enjoy. Hiking and mountain biking trails are available and those interested also have the option of swimming and paddle boarding the lakes. There are several winter and summer activities that can be enjoyed here, including:

  • Snowshoeing
  • Fat-biking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Guided moonlight hiking
  • Paddleboard classes
  • Canoeing adventures

If you’re to buy or sell a home in Monticello or the surrounding areas, please contact Realty Group, Inc. – Shannon Lindstrom, Realtor at 612-616-9714 or visit today.

Mississippi River