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Lino Lakes, Minnesota

Nature's Refuge

Single Family Homes in Lino Lakes, Minnesota
8013 Glenwood Drive, Lino Lakes, Minnesota 55014
Priced from: $511,990 ( ) Estimate Your Monthly Payment

New Single Family Homes for Sale in Lino Lakes, MN

Nature’s Refuge is a community of new construction homes in Lino Lakes, MN! Perfectly nestled close to local schools, dining, highways, and outdoor recreation, Nature’s Refuge is a great place to call home.

Located a half-mile west of Main Street and Lake Drive, this community features 80’-wide homesites situated between gorgeous wetlands and serene lakes, providing the ideal retreat to relax and unwind. When you’re ready to venture out, you’ll have quick access to the Twin Cities along I-35.

Find out more about the available floorplans, homesites, and neighborhood amenities here at Nature’s Refuge to see if it matches what you’re looking for in your next home!

Below-Market Rate Offer

Limited-Time 5.50% Rate* / 5.5589% APR* Available on Select Homes

Build Your New Construction Home in Lino Lakes, MN

Whether you’re looking to downsize or move up to a bigger home for your growing family, you’ll find the right home here. Each of the 14 available 1- and 2-story single family homes at Nature’s Refuge boasts open common areas with plenty of bedrooms and flex spaces!

You'll love these spacious kitchens with stainless steel appliances, the gorgeous exteriors that provide tons of curb appeal, and the following interior design options for personalization:

  • Morning rooms
  • Finished basements with recreation rooms
  • Fireplaces
  • Lofts
  • Tech nooks
  • Wet bars

As part of the design process, you’ll also get to work closely with our expert designers to pick out select finishes for the interior and exterior of your home. First, find your inspiration and then let the designers bring it to life!

Plenty to Do in Lino Lakes, MN

Nature’s Refuge is located near tons of dining options and parks. Take a hike at the Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Park Reserve, which features walking trails, a beach, a golf course, and the Wargo Nature Center.

Hit Running Aces Casino, Hotel, & Restaurant for a great time! Harnessed horse races run June through August, giving you a perfect way to spend a beautiful Saturday with the family. If horse races aren't your thing, only a quick 20-minute drive west of Nature’s Refuge is home to a plethora of shopping and dining options at Riverdale Commons.

Take a Saturday morning trip to Wynoch Farm, a family-run garden center that’s brimming with beautiful plants and fresh fruits and vegetables to take home. There’s even a corn maze for kids in the fall!

From outdoor activities to top-rated breweries and restaurants, you’ll never run out of things to do in Lino Lakes, which is why so many residents have chosen to plant roots here!

Lino Lakes Schools for Your Kids

Your children will be a part of the Forest Lake Public School District, committed to providing excellence for every student every day!

With the Lino Lakes Elementary School right next door to Nature’s Refuge, you can rest assured that your children are in a safe place for learning being close to home. Forest Lake High School was honored with the College Success Award in 2021, which recognized the districts efforts to get students enrolled in college classes.

Experience the M/I Difference at Nature’s Refuge

You deserve a home that's been built to last with unmistakable quality and thoughtful design. As a highly experienced homebuilder, we stand behind our construction with a set of Whole Home Building Standards, exceeding industry requirement and furthering your home’s resale value.

Your new home in Lino Lakes, MN will truly stand the test of time, and we’d be honored to share more about the M/I Difference with you.

Ready to take the next step on a new home at Nature’s Refuge? Contact us today so we can help you call this new community home!


Lino Lakes
School District
Forest Lake Area School Dist.
Community Status
Now Selling
Home Type
Single Family Homes
Sq. Footage
1,769 - 5,055

From the north: drive south on I-35W and exit onto Lake Drive. Turn right onto County Rd 23 and Lake Drive, then follow it until you reach the intersection of Lake Drive and Main Street Take a left onto Main Street and Nature’s Refuge will be on your right (the entrance is just after Lino Lakes Elementary School).

From the south: drive north on I-35W and exit onto Lake Drive. Take a left onto Lake Drive and follow along for 1.5 miles until you reach Main Street. Take a left onto Main Street and you will find the entrance to Nature’s Refuge on the right, just past Lino Lakes Elementary School (if you reach Wood Duck Trail, you have gone too far).

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The home plan that's right for you

The following plans can be personalized for you and built in this community.

Grayson Plan

in Nature's Refuge | Lino Lakes, Minnesota

Starting at $511,990

Bed 2

Bath 2

Garage 2 - 3

Sq Ft 1,773 - 3,072

Hillcrest Plan

in Nature's Refuge | Lino Lakes, Minnesota

Starting at $514,990

Bed 3

Bath 2

Garage 3

Sq Ft 1,769 - 3,241

Taylor Plan

in Nature's Refuge | Lino Lakes, Minnesota

Starting at $523,990

Bed 4 - 5

Bath 3 - 4

Garage 3

Sq Ft 2,214 - 3,237

Leo Plan

in Nature's Refuge | Lino Lakes, Minnesota

Starting at $529,990

Bed 2

Bath 2

Garage 3

Sq Ft 1,801 - 2,975

Victoria Plan

in Nature's Refuge | Lino Lakes, Minnesota

Starting at $539,990

Bed 4 - 5

Bath 3 - 4

Garage 3

Sq Ft 2,464 - 3,579

Plan Grayson - A

School District Forest Lake Area School Dist.

Estimated Move in Date Ready Now

Bed 2

Bath 2

Garage 3

Sq Ft 2,688

Homesite 5

Plan Hillcrest - D

School District Forest Lake Area School Dist.

Estimated Move in Date Ready Now

Bed 4

Bath 3

Garage 3

Sq Ft 2,950

Homesite 4

Plan Taylor - C

School District Forest Lake Area School Dist.

Estimated Move in Date 9/26/2024

Bed 4

Bath 3

Garage 3

Sq Ft 2,374

Homesite 58

Plan Amelia - A

School District Forest Lake Area School Dist.

Estimated Move in Date 8/9/2024

Bed 4

Bath 3

Garage 3

Sq Ft 3,345

Homesite 7

Alexander - C Plan

8013 Glenwood Drive, Lino Lakes, MN

in Nature's Refuge

Bed 5

Bath 5

Garage 3

Sq Ft 3,917

Homesite 1

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Enjoy the Great Outdoors at Wargo Nature Center

Take classes that teach you about the environment and create eco-friendly projects relating to the topic of your choosing at this nearby nature center.

Check Out the Classes
Fresh produce at a farmer's market

Waldoch Farm: A Local Favorite

Grab fresh local produce, check out the variety of plants in the garden center, and come out for the fun seasonal events at this beloved local farm!

Upcoming Events at the Farm

Floorplans to Fit Your Needs

Our spacious single family homes featuring 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths will have your guests in awe! Pick from different floorplans within our Prestige Collection that work for your family.

Find Your Floorplan
Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Park

Stay Active at Anoka County Parks

Plan your next family outing at the Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Park Reserve, which has roughly 8 miles of single-track trails. You can bike, swim, canoe, cross-country ski, golf, or hike throughout this large park.

Learn More About the Park

About the Home Design Process

Bring your ideas and inspiration to life in your new home. Once you purchase your home, walk through our Design Studio with our expert designers to pick from select finishes.

See the Design Studio
Couple meeting with real estate agent.

Stress-Free Financing With M/I Financial

Our in-house team is here to help you through each step of the home buying journey. From finding the right mortgage option to securing a low interest rate, we're committed to making the financing process as smooth as possible for you.

Benefits of Financing With M/I Financial

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Energy Cost Comparison

A New M/I Home can result in a yearly energy savings of $YEARLY-SAVINGS$. See what your potential savings could be and read about the M/I Homes Commitment to Energy Efficient Living

  • Testimonial
    Janet M, Happy Homeowner Lino Lakes, Minnesota
    We are so excited to be moving forward with the build of our new home at Nature's Refuge. Our New Home Consultant is so great to work with and very experienced. Let the building process begin! 
  • Testimonial
    Jay T., Happy Homeowner Lino Lakes, Minnesota

    It was a great experience working with the New Home Consultant and Construction Manager for our new home purchase. The house turned out exactly as we envisioned. The process was as seamless as it could get for a new construction build which involves lots of planning. Kudos for all the work that was done behind the scenes. Highly recommend building with M/I Homes.

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    Jacob & Courtney, Happy Homeowners Lino Lakes, MN
    We loved watching the plans for our new home come together with M/I Homes! We had a very specific floorplan in mind and our NHC has been wonderful with helping make it a reality. We can't wait to move into our finished home in Nature's Refuge!
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    Krissy B, Happy Homeowner Lino Lakes, MN
    M/I Homes brought our dreams of building a new home to reality. We cannot wait to have many happy years of raising our family in our stunning home. Highly recommend building with them in Nature's Refuge!
  • Thomas and Terri
    Thomas and Terri, Happy Homeowners Lino Lakes, Minnesota

    We would recommend Rick and M/I Homes for a new home in the future, and we look forward to our new house being built in Nature's Refuge!!

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    Dave and Jen, Happy Homeowners Lino Lakes, Minnesota
    Our first experience building a home has been so easy and fun working with our New Home Consultant and M/I Homes, the team has a wealth of knowledge. We can't wait to move into our dream home in Nature's Refuge
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    John and Diana, Happy Homeowners Lino Lakes, Minnesota

    Overall, I would highly recommend M/I Homes to anyone who is in the market for a new construction home. Their commitment to customer satisfaction and quality workmanship is truly second to none. Thank you to everyone involved in the construction of our new home – we couldn't be happier with the result!

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