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Sanford Select Acres

LGI Homes at Sanford Select Acres is a family-friendly community of new homes located northwest of Minneapolis in Big Lake, Minnesota. Conveniently situated between downtown Minneapolis and St. Cloud, this community of new construction homes offers an exceptional quality of living, providing a small-town feel while the attractions and employment of the larger cities only minutes away, Sanford Select Acres is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Minneapolis area homebuyers looking for affordable homes, spacious floor plans and an appealing location.


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    Community Features:

    • New 3 & 4 bedroom homes
    • Community park
    • Children's playground
    • Open green space
    • Oversized lots
    • Oversized attached garages
    • 10-year structural warranty
    • Builder paid closing costs

    Right Where You Want To Be

    Sanford Select Acres residents enjoy a commuter-friendly location near US-10 East and I-94 East, providing convenient access to all that Minneapolis has to offer. Additionally, this peaceful community is within walking distance of the nearby NorthStar commuter rail station, which offers regular service into Minneapolis and St. Cloud. Homeowners will rest easy knowing that all of life’s necessities are available just minutes from their front door. Whether it be groceries at Coborn’s Superstore or Walmart Supercenter, retail therapy at Albertville Premium Outlets or medical care at CentraCare-Monticello, Sanford Select Acres has you covered.

    Something for Everyone

    Residents of Sanford Select Acres are perfectly positioned for a variety of outdoor activities including boating, fishing, hiking, and camping at several state and local parks near the community, including Sand Dunes State Forest, Lakeside Park on Big Lake and the Sanford Select Acres community park featuring walking trails and a children’s playground. Enjoy native Minnesota flora and fauna at the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge or Munsinger Gardens, or play a round of golf at the Monticello Country Club.


    No Place Like Home

    You will find amazing features and superior quality in the appealing homes offered at Sanford Select Acres. This community of new homes in Big Lake, MN, offers an incredible lineup of one- and two-story homes featuring open entertaining areas, spacious kitchens and luxurious master retreats. Each home at Sanford Select Acres comes equipped with LGI Homes’ CompleteHome™ interior package, a full suite of enhancements designed to add style, energy-efficiency and value into your home. These houses include fully sodded yards, wide driveways and extended attached garages with storage for yard equipment and toys. Built by an experienced team of construction professionals, every LGI Home at this community is backed by a 10-year structural warranty, giving homeowners peace of mind that only comes with a satisfaction guarantee.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Continue reading for answers to frequently asked questions about our homes, community and the area.


Are homes in Big Lake, Minnesota increasing in value?

According to Zillow, Big Lake home values have increased 12.3 percent in the last year. Our Sanford Select Acres new home community features new three- and four-bed homes starting from the low $300s.

Is Big Lake, Minnesota a good place to live?

Big Lake Township has a population of 7,794 people and is located in Minnesota. Sherburne County includes Big Lake Township. Living in Big Lake Township provides residents with a rural feel, and the majority of residents own their homes. Big Lake Township's public schools are above average.


How big is Big Lake in Big Lake, Minnesota?

Big Lake's Big Lake can be found in Sherburne County, Minnesota and has a total area of 254 acres. At its deepest point, the lake is approximately 48 feet deep. Sanford Select Acres is about two miles away from Big Lake.


Is Big Lake, Minnesota safe?

Big Lake is Minnesota's safest city, as the small community of just over 10,000 residents is practically crime-free, which makes it one of the best places to raise a family. Check out our affordable new homes at Sanford Select Acres starting from the low $300s.


What are the directions to Sanford Select Acres?

From Minneapolis: Take 94 West to exit number 193 and turn right onto Hwy 25.  Cross over the Mississippi River and take your first right onto County Rd 14.  Drive 2 miles and take a left onto County Road 68.  Turn right into the community on Providence Dr. Turn left on Eagle Lake Rd and the Information Center will be on your right.