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UPDATE July 16, 2020:

30 year fixed mortgage rate drops below 3 percent for the first time!

Neighborhood Amenities Map (click here)


Finally, a neighborhood in the St. Cloud/Sauk Rapids/Sartell area that reflects the way you want to live.

The Cove offers private resident access to the Mississippi River, miles of groomed trails for summer and winter enjoyment, and over one hundred unspoiled acres designated as neighborhood common space for exploring, camping, picnicking or gathering with friends and family, all without leaving the security of The Cove. All of this, plus the area's finest drinking water and a new state of the art wastewater treatment system (completion September 2020).  Homesite prices range from $35,900 to $69,900.

The pristine environment and peaceful solitude attract those who want to experience the beauty of this unsurpassed lifestyle.

Your new home in The Cove brings a whole new meaning to going home at the end of the day.

Your backyard is acres of nature and miles of river. Your new home... a recreational paradise filled with endless activities.

Natural amenities abound at The Cove with more than 50% of the community preserved by common areas and natural open spaces. Trails wind through mature forests, wetlands, ponds, open meadows and granite outcroppings and bluffs.  Over 14 miles of the prime recreational section of the Mississippi River is now accessible to all residents through The Cove's private boat landing.

The ultimate in boating and water activities out your back door. A new boat landing is conveniently located for the private use of Cove residents. The landing is not accessible to the general public.

Enjoy miles of breathtaking trails through granite bluffs and towering oaks. Your private trail system is designed to fit perfectly into the beautiful landscape and historic topography of The Cove. The history of this land is so significant, residents can travel back in time, simply by stepping out their front door.



Home Plan Examples

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Custom Homes      (click to enlarge)
Stylish Two-Story Homes
One Story Living
One of a Kind Homes
Two Story Custom
Low Maintenance One Level Living
Traditional Two Story
Low Maintenance Riverfront Homes
Stress Free Riverfront Homes
Perfect for Family and Friends.
Low Maintenance Living
Riverfront Homes
Sunset on the River
Classic Two Story
Main Floor Master Suite
Timeless Architecture

A wide range of homes are available from stress-free one level homes to traditional one or two story custom homes. Whichever you choose, all homes are designed to take maximum advantage of the incredible natural environment.

Custom Homes:

Timeless architecture featuring exquisite craftsmanship and attention to detail, built just the way you want it.

Low Maintenance Living:

Hassle free, one level homes, feature freedom from yard maintenance and snow removal.

Our commitment to planning, constructing and protecting the integrity of The Cove is evident throughout.



We are located just west of Highway 10 and Watab Road (CR 79). The main neighborhood entrance is south around the curve on NE River Road.

As you can see by looking at our Location Map, Cove residents have quick access to major highways making it easy to get up North or to the Twin Cities.  Nearby shopping and dining are convenient in neighboring St. Cloud and Sartell, as well as many recreational opportunities on the river and within our community!

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7275 NE River Road
Sauk Rapids, MN  56379


"We chose The Cove because of the beautiful setting.  It is very peaceful, and having nature and wildlife in our backyard is spectacular."

"We love the location and natural environment and access to the river."

"The Cove combines a wonderful country setting with access to private trails and the Mississippi River.  It doesn't get better than that in Minnesota."

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"Our home is literally a stress free villa - which means someone mows the grass and moves the snow in the winter.  We have access to a private boat launch onto the mighty Mississippi River that has provided countless hours of entertainment and a few fish fries."

"Summer at The Cove with my doesn't get any better than this!"


The Cove

7275 NE River Road
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379

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Low Maintenance One Level Living

Hassle-free, open floor plans.