The Village Cooperative of Alexandria, MN consists of 28 new homes within the existing Washington Elementary School structure. A substantial renovation of the existing structure creates a beautiful historic building within the Alexandria neighborhood just blocks from downtown. The senior residents have the choice of expertly designed one or two bedroom+, single level homes that range from 749 to over 1,525 sq. ft. of living space. Each independent home is completely maintenance-free and equipeed with all appliances including a washer and dryer, a private balcony or patio and individually controlled HVAC systems.
The senior living community in Alexandria offers features including many unique amenities with the residents in mind. Member residents enjoy entertaining and spending time with friends and family in the community party rooms. You can stay in shape with the use of the on-site fitness room, host family members by renting a guest suite, spend afternoons in the woodworking shop or working in the landscaped gardens. Village Cooperative also offers free wireless internet, secure entrances, heated parking garage, and car wash – all to make the residents life that much more enjoyable.
Alexandria, located in the heart of Minnesota’s recreational heartland. Within 20 miles of this growing and diverse mid-Minnesota community are located over fifty lakes and many other recreational areas that appeal to all age groups and interest levels. Carlos State Park provides hiking, snowmobiling and many other outdoor activities.
Carlos Creek Winery is open year-round and conducts tours of the grounds as well as wine tasting daily. In September of each year, the Great Grape Stomp is held and attracts thirty to forty thousand people each year.
Theatre Lehomme Dieu presents plays and social events all summer long. This is usually held in conjunction with the Art in the Park event, held in mid-summer.
There are many festivals held during the year, including the Awake the Lakes festival in July and the second largest fishing contest held in Minnesota in late winter.
“Alexandria – easy to get to, hard to leave,” is an appropriate mantra for this thriving community.