The Village Cooperative of Alexandria, MN consists of 28 homes within the existing Washington Elementary School structure. A substantial renovation of the existing structure created a beautiful historic building within the Alexandria neighborhood just blocks from downtown. This community features expertly designed one and two bedroom+, single-level homes that range from 749 sq. ft. to over 1,525 sq. ft. of living space. Each independent home is completely maintenance-free and equipped with all appliances including a washer and dryer, a private balcony or patio and individually controlled HVAC systems.
This age 62+ community in Alexandria offers many unique amenities with the members 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 wireless internet, secure entrances, heated parking garage with a car wash bay — all to make the members life that much more enjoyable.
Alexandria is located in the heart of Minnesota’s recreational heartland. Within 20 miles of this growing and diverse mid-Minnesota community are 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.