Victoria. This five-bedroom home sits on a cul-de-sac on a bluff overlooking Lake Minnetonka. The house has a modern kitchen, four fireplaces, a large skylit living room, and a master suite with water views from floor-to-ceiling windows.

The 1.1-acre property includes a pool, a fire pit, and 126 feet of water-front on Smithtown Bay. $1,975,000. Paul Johnson, Sotheby's International Realty, (952) 212-7103.

Lakeville. A local builder constructed this five-bedroom modern farmhouse–style home in 2017. The airy main floor features an open kitchen, a vaulted ceiling, and a floor-to-ceiling tile fireplace. Sliding glass doors lead to a large deck with a covered outdoor living area.

The 2.6-acre property offers views of Goose Lake. $1,349,900. Scott Anderson, Coldwell Banker Burnet, (612) 382-7858.

Minneapolis. Built in 1930 and renovated in 2016, this five-bedroom house looks out on Lake of the Isles. The French Eclectic mansion retains its ornate ceiling beams, wood carvings, wainscot paneling, stained glass, four fireplaces, and custom millwork.

The park-like half-acre property includes an attached two-bedroom cottage and a four-car garage with a large space for entertaining. $3,800,000. Bruce Birkeland, Coldwell Banker Burnet, (612) 414-3957.

Ely. Set on a 7.3-acre property on White Iron Lake, this modern log home was built in 2004. The four-bedroom house features knotty pine woodwork, refurbished barn-siding floors, an elevator, a Creston lighting system, three fireplaces, French doors, and a theater.

Outside are a detached workshop, a three-car garage, a carport, and a dock. $1,750,000. Lindsay Bacigalupo, Engel & Völkers, (763) 350-0022.

Minneapolis. This four-bedroom midcentury modern home overlooks Bde Maka Ska (the Dakota name means "White Earth Lake") and the downtown skyline. Upgraded with designer lighting, tiling, and stonework, the 1957 house includes a chef's kitchen, multiple fireplaces, a family room with a wet bar, and a master suite with a soaking tub and walk-in closet.

The vaulted sunroom has floor-to-ceiling windows on three sides. $1,950,000. Lindsay Bacigalupo, Engel & Völkers, (763) 350-0022.

Bloomington. Built in 1926, this three-bedroom home stands in the same town as the Mall of America. The house was recently updated with a new roof, kitchen, and furnace, and features arched doorways, hardwood floors, and a finished basement.

The 0.3-acre lot includes a three-car garage, a greenhouse, and a garden. $250,000. Matthew Johnson, Keller Williams Premier Realty, (651) 775-7515.