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This one-level condo boasts location, location. location: It's just a stone's throw from Lake Minnetonka and within walking distance of downtown Excelsior.

Part of the Excelsior Bay Gables complex, which was built in 1982, it offers resort-style amenities, including a heated pool, tennis courts, an exercise room, a hot tub, sauna and a car wash bay. Residents even have a key to a private gate leading to Maynard's Restaurant.

This condo will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday as part of the Coldwell Banker Burnet Waterfront Home Tour.

Other features:

• The 1,400-square-foot condo includes two bedrooms and two bathrooms.

• Owners receive an additional 400 square feet across the hall that can be used as an office or guest bedroom.

• The unit, which was remodeled in 2007, features new kitchen cabinets, granite surfaces and hardwood floors.

• The living room has a wood-burning fireplace.

• The ground-level unit has a patio that faces Excelsior Bay.

• The landscaped grounds are accented with flower gardens.

• The three-story complex has 40 units.

• There is an option to rent a boat slip.


Doug Hoskins of Coldwell Banker Burnet has the listing; 612-759-8523;


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What: A self-guided tour of 176 homes for sale on lakes, rivers or with deeded access to water in the Twin Cities and western Wisconsin. Properties range from a $157,792 townhome in Spooner, Wis., to a $5.495 million estate on Lake Minnetonka.

When: 1 to 5 p.m. today.

Information: Listings are at